A Sri Lankan court Sunday banned two ultra-nationalist Buddhist organisations from demonstrating against a major Shiite holy day, the first on the island since the deadly Easter Sunday suicide bombings.
A Saudi Shiite teenager who was arrested at the age of 13 and faced the death penalty will not be executed, activists said Monday, after his case drew international criticism.
A suicide bomber killed 27 members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards.
The Iranians march and burn US flags to mark the revolution’s 40th anniversary.
Iraq’s parliament elects as president Kurdish politician Barham Salih, who named Shi’ite Adel Abdul Mahdi prime minister-designate.
Iraq’s Supreme Judicial Council issues arrest warrants for 20 people over a deadly blast.
A suicide bomber blew himself up near a Shi’ite shrine in Kabul.