Day of mourning in Lebanon after deadly Beirut bombings

Twin explosions in the capital kill at least 43 people with ISIL claiming responsibility.

War & Conflict

Car-bomb attacks kill dozens in two Iraqi cities

Blasts in Baghdad claim at least 27 lives while a car bomb strikes next to US consulate in Erbil, killing three more.


Security tightened in Thailand after mall blasts

Junta-backed Thai PM Prayuth Chan-ocha says pipe bombs show continued need for martial law following last year's coup.

War & Conflict

Multiple car bombings rock Baghdad

Series of bombs targeting restaurants in the Iraqi capital kills 18, police and medical sources say.