At least nine police officers have sustained injuries after a grenade was hurled at security forces in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad, as a wave of protests over unemployment, corruption and lack of public services continue in the country.
Iraq’s most prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called on security forces to avoid using excessive force in the wake of anti-government protests that have entered their third week.
Police in major US cities were on alert on Thursday as ‘Joker’ opened in movie theaters after weeks of publicity surrounding its disturbing portrait of a bullied loner raised fears it might spark violence.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told representatives of some Asian countries that others never protect our countries and will not provide us with security, advising Asian countries to respect each other if they want others to do so.
Indonesia’s counterterrorism squad has rounded up at least 10 people suspected of planning attacks during next week’s announcement of the results of April’s hotly contested presidential election, police said on Wednesday.
Facebook's WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a private company working on surveillance and it had referred the incident to the US Department of Justice.
Iranian and Russian defense ministers held talks on enhancement of mutual cooperation between the two countries’ armed forces in a bid to strengthen regional and global stability and security and in the fight against terrorism.
Sri Lanka failed to stop massively deadly bombings in the country on Sunday due to a “major lapse” in the sharing of intelligence already available to authorities, the country’s deputy defense minister has acknowledged, as the death toll from the attacks rises to 359.