Two dead, fourteen injured following bomb attack at Sunni mosque in Pakistan

A bomb at a mosque in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday killed two worshippers and wounded 14, officials said. The blast went off at the Sunni Muslim mosque when people were offering Friday prayers. “There were about 100 people there when a bomb exploded very close to the prayer leader,” said police officer… Read More Two dead, fourteen injured following bomb attack at Sunni mosque in Pakistan

Cleric, two others killed following bomb explosion at mosque in Afghanistan

A bomb exploded in a mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul, during Friday prayers, officials said, killing three people including a senior preacher and wounding at least 20 men who had gathered for worship. The preacher, Samiullah Raihan, was a supporter of the Western-backed Afghan government which Taliban militants are trying to bring down. He… Read More Cleric, two others killed following bomb explosion at mosque in Afghanistan

Malaysian police arrests four men over plot to carry out Ramadan attacks

Malaysian police have detained four men suspected of plotting a wave of killings and attacks in and around the capital during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, police said on Monday. The Southeast Asian nation has been on high alert since gunmen allied with Islamic State carried out a series of attacks in Jakarta, the… Read More Malaysian police arrests four men over plot to carry out Ramadan attacks

Sri Lankan mosques, Muslim stores attacked following Facebook dispute

Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a local man was beaten in the town of Chilaw on Sri Lanka’s west coast on Sunday in a dispute that started on Facebook, sources told Reuters. Three weeks ago in Sri Lanka Islamist bombers blew themselves up in four hotels and three churches,… Read More Sri Lankan mosques, Muslim stores attacked following Facebook dispute

Priest, five others dead following attack outside Catholic church in Burkina Faso

Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, the government said, the second attack on Christians in two weeks in a nation increasingly overrun by jihadists. Congregants were leaving church around 9 a.m. (0900 GMT) in the town of Dablo in the Central North region when about… Read More Priest, five others dead following attack outside Catholic church in Burkina Faso