12 Die as Gunmen Storm Baghdad Gold Shops At least 12 people died when gunmen invaded a row of gold shops in the Mansour District of western Baghdad on Sunday and ended up in a gunfight with security forces, police and military officials said. The gunmen used hand grenades and small arms to kill three […]
AP Exclusive: Kyrgyz uprising seizes security HQ An opposition politician has seized the headquarters of a branch of Kyrgyzstan’s security forces — the first concrete sign that a violent uprising is now in charge of the Central Asian nation. An Associated Press reporter saw opposition leader Keneshbek Duishebayev sitting in the office of the chief […]
Seven members of a banned militant group with links to al Qaeda and the Taliban were arrested with explosives and narcotics over the weekend in Karachi, Pakistan, and their planned attacks were thwarted, authorities said. The group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, which then-Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf banned in 2001, was planning to conduct attacks in Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, according to Police Chief Waseem Ahmad. The suspects were arrested in Karachi on Sunday
Hundreds of gay men have been tortured and killed in Iraq in recent months, some by the nation’s security forces, Human Rights Watch said Monday.
Saudi Arabia’s campaign against the al Qaeda terrorist network has led to "massive human rights violations" by security forces, including torture and the arrests of non-violent reformists, the human rights group Amnesty International reported Tuesday.
Seven suicide bombers dressed as women targeted Afghan police officers about 60 miles from the capital on Tuesday, a police commander said. Fatah leader Mohammed Dahlan, the uncle of the groom, did not attend the wedding, according to witnesses
The British military marked a grim milestone Friday as the number of troops killed in Afghanistan surpassed the death toll in Iraq.
Despite some high-profile bombings in recent days, Iraq’s security forces are ready to take over for U.S. forces this week to stabilize the nation’s major cities, the U.S
The woman whose death has come to symbolize Iranian resistance to the government’s official election results did not die the way the opposition claims, government-backed Press TV said Sunday. Two people told Press TV there were no security forces in the area when Neda Agha-Soltan, 26, was killed on June 20. Neda’s death was captured on amateur video — most likely by a cell phone — and posted online.
A harrowing video surfaced late Saturday of an apparent home invasion by Iranian security forces that conveyed the fear and chaos in Tehran after a day of brutal crackdown on protesters.