Saudi Arabia published the names on Friday of four people it said were Islamic State fighters killed in a raid by security forces outside Makkah, and vowed to protect the country from further attacks by the group.
Unknown gunmen shot and killed a Saudi policeman in the Mecca region, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Friday, after four suspected terrorists died during a raid in the same area.
Corporal Khalaf Al Harithi was shot late on
The suspected mastermind of last week's Paris attacks was killed in the police raid of an apartment north of the capital, French officials said on Thursday.
Abdelhamid Abaaoud, a 28-year-old Belgian militant who had boasted of
A woman suicide bomber blew herself up in a police raid on Wednesday that sources said had foiled a jihadi plan to hit Paris's business district, days after a wave of attacks killed 129 across the French capital.
A woman suicide bomber blew herself up and another militant died on Wednesday when police raided an apartment in the Paris suburb of St Denis seeking suspects in last week's attacks in the French capital.
Officials said police
Police raided homes of suspected Islamist militants across France overnight following Friday's Paris attacks, and a source close to the investigation said a Belgian national in Syria was the possible mastermind.
Police and tax investigators raided the headquarters of Germany's football association (DFB) on Tuesday and searched the homes of officials to investigate suspected tax evasion linked to the awarding of the 2006 World Cup, prosecutors said.
Saudi Arabian security forces arrested a Syrian man accused of plotting attacks and his Filipino accomplice in a raid on an illegal explosives factory in Riyadh, the interior ministry said on Saturday, according to state news agency SPA.
Customs authorities seized almost 31kg of explosives and detonators from a car trying to enter Saudi Arabia from Bahrain at King Fahad Causeway yesterday, said a report.
Eleven tin-coated bags containing highly explosive RDX paste
Belgian, French and German police interrogated dozens of Islamist suspects on Friday during anti-terror sweeps across Europe after last week's killings in Paris and raids in Belgium in which two gunmen were killed.
Much of Europe re