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.
The United Nations says Yemen has been hit by a serious cholera outbreak, with an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 new cases surfacing every day.
Afghanistan's intelligence agency says it has arrested a would-be suicide bomber who planned to detonate his explosives at the funeral of an antigovernment protester in Kabul.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said it is time to say "enough is enough" when it comes to tackling terrorism, after seven people were killed and dozens injured in a terror attack in London.
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.
Reuters news agency is reporting that dozens of civilians have been killed in the past two days while fleeing a Mosul neighborhood held by the Islamic State (IS) militant group.