Details emerge of plans to hide bombs inside a doll and a meat grinder on an Australian flight.
Popular Mobilisation militiamen are taking part in the assault on the last IS enclave in north Iraq.
Russia says 200 militants were killed in the strike, which activists say took place on Friday.
The northern city was once a strategic IS supply route between Mosul and the Syrian border.
The event is being held for the first time in five years. with reports speaking of five deaths.
The northern city, one of the last held by IS, has been a target since the fall of Mosul in July.
A third of the area held by jihadists near Ras Baalbek is retaken in offensive launched on Saturday.
Old Trafford's footballing giants help Iraqis escape the uncertainty and violence of everyday life.
Yalda Hakim looks at what remains of the University of Mosul.
Rebuilding Mosul and restoring trust among its residents is a monumental task, says Yalda Hakim.
Israeli politicians and press decry Donald Trump's remarks on Charlottesville's violent protests.
Mehdi Karroubi had stopped eating to demand the removal of agents from his home and a public trial.
Emad Mishko Tamo, 12, was separated from his family after being captured by IS in 2014.
The move comes after the first high-level meeting between the two neighbours since ties were cut.
Bahrain's state TV says Qatar plotted with opposition group to stoke anti-government unrest in 2011.
MPs repeal a provision that had allowed a rapist to be exonerated if he married his victim.
Awamiya has been devastated by fighting between government forces and Shia militants.
Armoured units and special forces are gathering outside the last IS stronghold in northern Iraq.
Khaled Sharrouf, one of Australia's most notorious figures, is reported to have died in Syria.
Sally Nabil visited to Awamiya in Saudi Arabia, which has been devastated by demolitions and fighting.
The tombs contained sarcophagi of various sizes, along with bones and clay fragments, say officials.
The BBC said it deplores the apparent "targeted attack" on staff, former staff and contributors.
Hassan Rouhani warned the United States to end the "language of threats and sanctions".
In the last two years, three Saudi princes living in Europe have disappeared. All were critical of the Saudi government.
The overall caseload has declined since early July, but 5,000 people a day are still being infected.
Staff at the Al-Mawa reserve in Jordan found Dana nursing the cub, who they named Hajar.
The US and UN express sadness after seven White Helmet members were killed in a jihadist-held town.
Tehran's parliament approves a proposed bill to boost military funding in response to US sanctions.
The transport minister says a "human error" led to the collision of two trains in Alexandria.
Polish-born Yisrael Kristal survived two World Wars and Nazi camps before immigrating to Israel.