Easter Day bombing in Pakistan kills 70, including 29 children

Sunday's suicide bombing at a public park was claimed by the Pakistani Taliban's Jamaat-ur-Ahrar faction, which once declared loyalty to Islamic State.
Mar 28, 2016

Ivory Coast makes arrests in al Qaeda beach attack that killed 19

Nineteen people were killed in the Ivory Coast attack. Authorities arrested 15 suspects this week, but still seek the suspected leader, Kounta Dallah.
Mar 23, 2016

Al Qaeda ally claims Mali hotel attack that killed at least 27

Al Mourabitoun has claimed responsibility for a number of attacks in Mali, including an assault on a hotel in the town of Sevare in August this year.
Nov 20, 2015
Young Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son Ahmed, 1984

What’s happening in Yemen (and why you should care)

The crisis in Yemen explained: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the complex web of alliances that's tearing apart the Middle East’s poorest country
Apr 21, 2015