A spokesman for Myanmar's military placed the blame of the attack on the Arakan Army , an ethnic armed group seeking greater autonomy of the restive Rakhine state. A spokesman for the Arakan Army, denied responsibility.
Tehran also says it wants to expand its missile range insisting the missile programme is purely defensive and has threatened to disrupt oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf if Washington tries to strangle its exports.
The Ahvaz National Resistance has been in the headlines following the attack in Iran last week. The little-known separatist militant group has no international recognition; Iran accuses the US and Gulf States of backing it.
What was expected to solve a big problem in Zimbabwe’s election ended up creating a bigger one.
Border guard forces of Iraqi army are supported by controversial Shia militias against fires from Syrian territory. There is no information about who opened fire.
Iraqi counter terrorism units have taken control of the centre of the city, which includes its historic Ottoman citadel.
US President Donald Trump has stepped up his rhetoric against North Korea, accusing the country of "looking for trouble." North Korea warned of a nuclear attack on the US at any sign of aggression.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards is holding the military exercise in Semnan province to test missile and radar systems and to "showcase the power of Iran's revolution and to dismiss the sanctions," according to the force's website.
Iraq's Defence Ministry says anti-Daesh coalition F-16 fighter jets also attacked five positions belonging to the group, killing over 100.
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza condemnds killing of a senior army general.
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