- Officials say suicide bomber kills at least 37 in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen — A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden minibus into a gathering of recruits outside a police academy in the heart of Yemen’s capital on Wednesday, killing at least 37 people in the latest high-profile attack to hit Sanaa.
- Iraqi Army Kill Tens of ISIL Terrorists in Salahuddin Province
The Iraqi army backed by local people killed over 50 Takfiri terrorists in Salahuddin province in the Northern parts of the country.
- Singapore firm launches mobile app for halal foodies
A Singapore-based company on Wednesday launched a mobile application that enables Muslim foodies and travellers to share halal restaurant discoveries around the world.
- Bahraini regime forces attacked pro-Ali Salman’s protesters
Security forces in Bahrain have attacked demonstrators protesting the detention of Sheikh Ali Salman, the head of the country’s main opposition bloc.
- Pakistan hangs killer of Shiite people
Pakistani authorities executed two convicted militants Wednesday, raising the total number of executed to nine since a Taliban attack that killed more than 100 children on Dec. 16.
- In a holy city, some pilgrims speak hopefully of an end to violence
KARBALA, Iraq — When millions of Shiite Muslim pilgrims descended last month on the shrine with twin gold domes in this holy city, many Iraqis expected sectarian fighting to erupt.
- Charlie Hebdo suspect said to surrender; two others at large after Paris terror attack
PARIS — France’s deadliest terrorist attack in modern memory unfolded with chilling precision here Wednesday as gunmen speaking fluent French burst into a satirical newspaper’s weekly staff meeting and raked the room with bullets, leaving behind what one witness described as “absolute carnage.”
- Searchers locate tail section of AirAsia jet. May hold black box recorders.
According to Indonesian officials, searchers have located the tail section of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the Java Sea on Dec. 28.
- REFILE-Boko Haram threatens Cameroon with violence in video
Jan 7 (Reuters) – A man purporting to be the leader of Nigerian militant sect Boko Haram has threatened to step up violence in neighbouring Cameroon unless it scraps its constitution and embraces Islam.
- Iran Orders 3 Communication Apps Blocked
Iran’s official IRNA news agency says the judiciary has ordered three personal communication apps blocked, a decision President Hassan Rouhani’s administration has long opposed.