At least 11 people were killed in a bomb blast in Afghanistan's southern province of Zabul as the Taliban militant group said it would observe a three-day cease-fire for the religious holiday of Eid al-Fitr.
A car bombing in the Afghanistan’s central province of Ghazni killed at least 30 Afghan security force members on Sunday, officials said, and casualties could increase given the intensity and location of the blast.
Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Monday that security forces have foiled two bombing plots planned to target Iranian pilgrims in the southwestern province of Khuzestan in the past few days, according to IRNA.
Joy and celebration turned into horror and carnage when a Daesh suicide bomber targeted a packed Afghan wedding hall, killing at least 63 people in the deadliest attack to rock Kabul in months, officials and witnesses said Sunday.
Sri Lanka is moving to curtail Saudi Arabian influence, after some politicians and Buddhist monks blamed the spread of the kingdom’s ultra-conservative Wahhabi school for planting the seeds of militancy that culminated in deadly Easter bomb attacks.
Hazara Shia Muslims have held the third straight day of a sit-in in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta to demand better security in the wake of a terrorist attack that killed two dozen people at a market there.