Wednesday 26 October 2016
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France says foils lethal bomb plot

French police have foiled a plot that could have set in motion the biggest bomb attack since an Algerian Islamist group killed eight people and injured close to a hundred on a Paris subway train in the 1990s, a public prosecutor said on Thursday


US on high alert after Qaeda 9/11 threat

The US is on high alert amid credible reports that Al Qaeda is planning to blow up bridges or tunnels in New York or Washington on the 10th anniversary of September 11 attacks. New York police amassed a display of force on Friday including


Iraq foils plot to bomb French embassy

Iraqi security forces foiled a plot to bomb the French embassy in Baghdad after arresting 12 suspected al Qaeda members in connection with an attack on a Christian church, security officials said on Tuesday. The al Qaeda cell responsible f


Two Chinese Uighurs jailed for UAE bomb plot

An Abu Dhabi court has jailed two Chinese Uighurs for 10 years for plotting to bomb a massive shopping centre in Dubai, an Emirati newspaper said on Thursday. The men, arrested last year after a tip-off from the Chinese embassy, were convi

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