- Iraq delays vote on emergency as crisis spreads
Parliament in Baghdad has delayed voting on a request to grant the prime minister emergency powers as the north slips out of government control.
- ISIS just stole $425 million, Iraqi governor says, and became the worlds richest terrorist group
Of the many stunning revelations to emerge out of the wreckage of Mosul on Wednesday 500,000 fleeing residents, thousands of freed prisoners, unconfirmed reports of mass beheadings the one that may have the most lasting impact as Iraq descends into a possible civil war is that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria just got extremely rich.
- Court allows ex-president Pervez Musharraf to leave Pakistan
Karachi: A court in Pakistans southern city of Karachi on Thursday ordered the government to remove former military ruler Pervez Musharrafs name from a no-fly list in 15 days time, his lawyer said.
- Flight MH370 families get $50,000 in first payouts
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Airlines insurer has begun paying the families of passengers onboard Flight MH370 $50,000 each in initial compensation three months after the jet disappeared, a government official said on Thursday.
- U.S., Iranian negotiators fail to break impasse; nuclear deal looks unlikely by July 20 deadline
Five weeks before a deadline to broker limits on Irans nuclear program, Iranian and American negotiators are far apart on crucial issues and digging in their heels.
- Iran to Combat Terrorism in Iraq: Rouhani
Tehran: Predominantly Shiite Muslim Iran will combat terrorism by Sunni extremists in neighbouring Iraq, President Hassan Rouhani warned on Thursday.
- Iraq Wants America Back to Fight Insurgents With Air Strikes
Two and a half years after the last U.S. soldier departed, an al Qaeda offshoot is in control of Mosul and headed for Baghdadand Iraqs prime minister is requesting U.S. air strikes.
- Pakistani scholar asks supporters to kill the takfiris if they call Shia as infidels
Shia Ulema Councils leader Allama Nazir Abbas Taqvi has asked the supporters to kill those takfiri elements who call Shia infidels.
- Shia axed to death in Karachi
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 The Pakistani government has proven yet again that they lack the capacity to protect their own citizens.
- Pakistan one of most dangerous countries for minorities: Report
KARACHI: The same day Pakistans busiest Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, was attacked by militants, a brutal suicide bombing took the lives of 24 Shia pilgrims in a hotel in Taftan, near the Iranian border.