Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says that more than 150 people have died as a result of the massive tanker-truck bomb that struck a busy Kabul neighborhood during rush hour on May 31.
The United States and Kuwait are seeking to bridge a diplomatic split that opened up between Qatar and several Arab states over allegations that Doha supports extremism.
British police have named two of the three men suspected of carrying out a terror attack in London on June 3.
Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Turkey have launched joint military drills near Tbilisi. The drills began on June 5 at Georgia’s Vaziani military base and will end on June 14, the Georgian Defense Ministry said.
Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani has called for the dismissal of the country's top security chiefs after a wave of deadly attacks in the capital, Kabul.
Turkey says it will maintain a ban on visits by German politicians to the Incirlik air base, which has been at the center of a dispute between NATO allies since Ankara blocked a visit last month by German lawmakers.
U.S.-backed Arab-Kurdish forces will "very soon" launch their campaign to liberate Raqqa, the Islamic State (IS) militant group's self-declared capital in Syria.
Russian President Vladimir Putin denied rumors he has compromising material on U.S. President Donald Trump and said Moscow did not interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the London Bridge terror attack that killed seven people and wounded dozens of others, news agencies are reporting, citing an IS-linked website.
Pakistani investigators say the mob lynching of a university student accused of blasphemy was premeditated.
The topic of this week’s Majlis podcast was the Central Asians who made their way to Syria and Iraq to join with militant groups fighting in those two countries.
Iraq's Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias say they have captured an area near the border with Syria from the extremist group Islamic State.