A suicide bomber detonated an explosive-laden minibus outside a police academy in the capital Sana'a as new recruits queued to enroll. Some reports suggested the death toll could be much higher.
The Pentagon described the program as a key part of its strategy to drive IS out of Iraq. In Syria, Kurdish fighters reported progress pushing back the group from the besieged town of Kobane.
Unidentified attackers armed with automatic rifles, pistols, hand grenades and explosive belts killed the troops, including a senior commander, while attempting to cross into Saudi Arabia from Iraq.
Two were killed when the Greek-operated ship was hit by an airstrike while moored off the Libyan coast. Libya's internationally recognized government said it was targeted as its cargo was "considered suspicious."
The World Health Organization hopes to deliver medical aid into besieged, rebel-held areas of Syria within the next few days, including the country's second city of Aleppo.
'In the Grip of the Law' makes the perpetrators of Iraqi terror attacks publicly confess, then face the relatives of their victims, at the scene of their crimes.
The leader said he did not care about damaging Turkey's bid for EU membership, after the bloc denounced the detentions of at least 27 opposition media figures as "against European values."
Egyptian security forces herded naked men into waiting trucks while a pro-government TV channel filmed the raid.
According to Syria and Iran, Sunday's attacks prove Tel Aviv is in league with extremist groups battling the Syrian government — and Russia has demanded an investigation.
The mother and brother of British-born American photojournalist Luke Somers, who is being held by al-Qaeda in Yemen, have released a video asking his captors to "show mercy."
A couple of hundred IS fighters are estimated to be at training sites in eastern Libya but military action will not be taken for now, a US army commander said.
Netanyahu broke apart his coalition by firing two cabinet ministers after months of tension, during which he complained of government infighting and the leaking of sensitive material.
Questions remain as to the identity of a woman and child captured by authorities while trying to cross from Syria into Lebanon.
Reports that Iranian jets have conducted attacks against IS targets have raised questions over the country's role in the international military effort, as both Washington and Tehran deny they are working together.
The pair were stopped trying to cross the Syrian border into Lebanon. Beirut could use them as a bargaining chip to secure the release of members of the Lebanese security forces captured by IS.
Officials are continuing investigations into claims Gill Rosenberg was captured by Sunni Islamist militants near besieged northern Syrian town.
The pro-Assad hacker organization shut down a number of media sites on Thursday in a coordinated attack.
Insurgents later launched a night-time gun and grenade assault on the diplomatic enclave in the Afghan capital.
A bomb attack on a key Yemeni oil export pipeline stopped flows of crude out of the country, while Houthi rebels and tribal rivals clashed in the capital of Sana'a.
Seven Yemeni soldiers and one other man were freed in a US-backed spec-ops raid on an al-Qaida base that killed seven of the kidnappers.