UNESCO’s Director-General says that the destruction by Islamist militants of a priceless collection of statues and sculptures in northern Iraq is a “tragedy” with security repercussions in the region.
DOHA, QATAR (FEBRUARY 24, 2015) (REUTERS) – A FIFA task force examining dates for the Qatar World Cup has recommended the Gulf state hosts a shorter tournament, staged in November and December 2022.
Turkey criticises Britain for taking too long to inform it about three London schoolgirls who travelled to Turkey last week possibly en route to join Islamist militants in Syria.
Principle of the school attended by three missing British schoolgirls believed to be heading to Syria says they were not radicalised at the academy.
Britain’s former foreign secretary William Hague said that lessons must be learnt from the case of missing school girls believed to be making their way from England to Syria, but he wouldn’t be drawn on whether Britain’s security services bore any responsibility.
The 4 days Global Islamic Counter-Terrorism Conference opens with a message from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman: protect the image of Muslims across the world from the harm caused by terrorism.
The Dubai Torch – one of the world’s tallest residential buildings – is left charred after a fire swept through it, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people.
There has been a “clear bias” against Qatar in the wake of Michael Garcia’s FIFA report into the bidding process for the next two World Cups, says 2022 Committee chief Hassan Al Thawadi