Wednesday August 19, 2015
An Irish teenager being held in jail in Egypt since 2013 is described as being in "reasonable spirits".
Thursday August 06, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international stories.
Sunday August 02, 2015
A court in Cairo has postponed the mass trial of 434 defendants, including Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa, until 4 October.
Thursday July 30, 2015
India has hanged Yakub Memon for his role in the country's deadliest bombings, which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993.
Tuesday July 21, 2015
North Korea has said it has no interest in following Iran down the path of nuclear dialogue, insisting it was already a nuclear weapons state and therefore beyond any logical comparison with Iran.
Sunday July 19, 2015
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that the rhetoric of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei proved that a nuclear deal signed with world powers will not change Tehran's policies,
Saturday July 18, 2015
Saudi authorities announced today that they have broken up an organisation linked to the Islamic State group and have so far arrested 431 of its members, mostly Saudis.
Monday July 06, 2015
At least 44 people were killed in twin bomb blasts in the central Nigerian city of Jos, the country's main relief agency said.
Friday July 03, 2015
Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have rounded up and shot dead dozens of people in a raid in a town in northeast Nigeria as part of a resurgence of attacks in Borno state in the past month.
Saturday June 27, 2015
Kuwait's interior ministry has detained amongst others the owner of a vehicle which a suicide bomber used to get to a Shia Muslim mosque where he blew himself up, killing 27 and wounding 200 people.