The Muslim World
An Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps officer shot and killed outside his Tehran home led the group’s efforts to assassinate opponents of Iran around the world, people familiar with the matter said.
Shireen Abu Akleh was killed as she covered an Israeli raid in the West Bank this month, and Israel’s defense minister immediately denied the conclusion announced Thursday by the Palestinian Authority.
Indian security forces have killed six militants in Kashmir in the past 24 hours while militants shot dead a female TV performer and a police officer, officials said on Thursday, following the conviction of the region's best-known separatist.
Turkey's central bank kept its policy rate at 14% for a fifth straight month on Thursday as expected, even with inflation set to rise beyond the current 70% as a fresh slide in the lira threatens to stoke prices further.
An Israeli appeal court on Wednesday overruled a magistrate who had stirred Palestinian anger by questioning the legality of barring Jewish prayer at a contested Jerusalem shrine, as the United States warned its citizens over travel in the vicinity.