An Uzbek refugee will spend 25 years in jail and afterwards be deported for planning an attack on a U.S. military academy, a U.S. judge ruled on January 7.
The rising tensions between Tehran and Riyadh have reached into the sports arena, with the Saudi soccer federation citing security concerns for saying it will not participate in matches in Iran.
U.S. authorities on January 7 arrested two Iraqi refugees on terrorism-related charges in California and Texas.
U.S. cyberintelligence firm iSight Partners said it is certain that a Russian hacking group known as Sandworm caused last month's unprecedented power outage in Ukraine.
Islamic State (IS) spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been wounded in an air strike in Iraq's western Anbar Province, Iraq's Joint Operations Command said on January 7.
U.S. prosecutors said they may add charges carrying the death penalty in a case against an American who they say supported Al-Qaeda and aided a suicide bombing in Afghanistan.
More than 50 people have been killed by a truck bomb targeting a police training center in Libya’s western city of Zliten on January 7.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has said a comprehensive nuclear deal between Iran and world powers may be "days away from implementation, if all goes well."
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed "deep concern" about the growing rift between Iran and Saudi Arabia and called on the two nations to peacefully resolve their differences.
The United Nations says the Syrian government has agreed to allow humanitarian aid into three beleaguered villages.
Russian open-source bloggers say they have documented more evidence that Russia is using cluster bombs in its air campaign supporting Syria’s embattled regime.
A shocking video which appears to show plainclothes policemen beating up a transvestite has gone viral in Uzbekistan. But the public response has only highlighted homophobic attitudes in Uzbek society. (UGC)