The death toll in a suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State during a ceasefire celebration in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province has climbed to 36, an official said on Sunday.
A federal judge questioned on Friday the US military's plan to dump a US citizen alleged to have joined the Islamic State group back into the Syrian war zone, a plan his lawyers said equalled a death sentence.
The United States intends to step up military operations against Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan during a temporary ceasefire between the Afghan government and the Taliban, senior US officials said on Friday.
At least 12 civilians -- members of the same family -- have been killed in US-led coalition raids on the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria, a monitor said Saturday.
A Brussels court on April 23 sentenced Ayari and Abdeslam to 20 years in prison for trying to kill police officers.
Malaysia has detained 15 suspected Islamist militants including a teenager and a housewife accused of plotting separate "lone wolf" attacks on places of worship around the capital, Kuala Lumpur, police said on Friday.
Both the Taliban and the Islamic State group have stepped up their attacks on Kabul, making the capital the deadliest place in the country for civilians in recent months.