At least 10 people were killed, including women and children, when a passenger vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Pakistan's northwest tribal region on Tuesday, officials said.
Police launched a raid on the IS-affiliated outfit in eastern Algeria, after intelligence hinted at a planned suicide bomb attack on the city of Constantine.
The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb hit Islamic State positions in the Achin district in the eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday.
Scores of people were killed on Sunday when bomb blast went off inside a church in the Egyptian city of Tanta north of Cairo.
An American soldier was killed during operations against the Islamic State group in Afghanistan late on Saturday, the US military said in a statement posted on Twitter.
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A Taliban-claimed market blast in Pakistan's Kurram tribal district on Friday left more than 20 people dead and scores more wounded.
The White House has announced that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi would make an "official visit" to Washington on 3 April to "discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues".
A suicide car bomber targeted a checkpoint in southern Helmand province manned by intelligence officers, in the latest attack by Taliban insurgents on Afghan security.