Militants launched a deadly attack on an Indian Air Force base near the Pakistan border on Saturday, exchanging fire with Indian forces who, backed by tanks and helicopters, battled for more than 15 hours before wresting back control of the comp
An investigation into the November 13 attacks in Paris widened on Tuesday when French prosecutors said a man who provided lodging to the suspected ringleader must have known of a militant plot, and Belgium issued a warrant for a new suspect.
Citing "increased terrorist threats" from militant groups in various regions of the world, the US State Department issued a global travel alert on Monday following deadly militant attacks in France and Mali.
Tension was still high in Paris at the end of a week in which there were scores of false alarms, episodes of crowd panic and a seven-hour gunfight that left the suspected mastermind of the attacks dead.
Parisians braved the cold a
Police watched the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks being led by a woman into an apartment the evening before both died there in a raid by special forces, a police source said on Friday.
After a tip-off from Morocco that
Malian special forces backed by French soldiers ended the siege of a hotel in central Mali early on Saturday, freeing four hostages being held there by suspected Islamist militants, a defence ministry spokesman said.
Saudi King Abdullah, in a Ramadan message on Saturday, vowed to crush Islamist militants threatening the kingdom, the state news agency reported, saying the world's top oil exporter would not tolerate "a band of terrorists".
Bahrain has convicted 28 men of hurling firebombs at a civilian car, while five others have been jailed for five years each for plotting an attack on Bahrain's Formula One race last year.
The 28 Bahrainis were yesterday found
Twelve Bahrainis have been sentenced to life behind bars for being part of a terrorist cell that received training in explosives in Syria, Iran and Iraq.
They also planned attacks across Bahrain and supplied foreign terrorist orga
Saudi Arabia has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation, in a move that could increase pressure on Qatar whose backing for the group has sparked a row with fellow Gulf monarchies.
The kingdom has al