Violence over Jerusalem holy site leads to 6 deaths

2017-07-22 07:30

Six people have died after Israeli-Palestinian tensions over the Holy Land's most contested shrine boiled over into violence.

Philippine President Duterte threatens to end peace talks following attack

2017-07-19 13:55

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to end peace talks with communist rebels, hours after suspected guerrillas wounded four of his military bodyguards in an ambush.

Face scans for Americans flying abroad stir privacy issues

2017-07-13 05:35

If the Trump administration gets its way, all US citizens flying abroad will have to submit to face scans at airport security.

US soldier pledged allegiance to ISIS - FBI

2017-07-11 14:16

A US official has said that an active duty Army soldier has been arrested by the FBI in Hawaii on terrorism charges, after it emerged he had pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS) group.

One killed as twin blasts rock Ukraine's rebel city

2017-07-07 22:13

Two explosions have rocked the city of Lugansk in Ukraine's insurgent-run east, killing one person and injuring seven others.

Battery thrown by passenger catches fire at airport

2017-07-06 18:10

An external battery pack has caught fire at Istanbul's Ataturk airport after an angry passenger threw the object because of an electronic devices ban on flights to the UK.

Jihadist arrested in Spain wanted to buy weapons there

2017-07-04 08:14

A Danish man arrested in Spain on suspicion of fighting with Islamic State jihadists in Syria was planning to buy weapons in the country, the interior ministry says.

Family of SA hostage in Mali wants him out 'as quickly as possible'

2017-07-03 16:24

The family of Stephen McGown, a South African who has been held hostage in Mali hopes that government will negotiate his release soon following a new proof-of-life video.

Syrian state TV: Car bombs rock capital, multiple casualties

2017-07-02 10:30

Syrian state TV says a series of car bomb explosions have rocked the capital, resulting in multiple casualties.

Israel warns Syria after stray fire hits Golan

2017-07-02 07:29

The Israeli army has warned Syria after stray fire from its civil war hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights in the latest of a string of incidents across the armistice line.


3rd Palestinian killed in clashes in Jerusalem

2017-07-21 22:16

The Palestinian Health Ministry says three Palestinians have died in confrontations with Israeli forces over security measures at a major Jerusalem shrine.

Controversial French anti-terror bill clears hurdle

2017-07-19 10:57

A controversial bill to toughen France's security laws cleared its first hurdle when the conservative-dominated Senate approved the legislation by a majority.

5 ISIS militants killed in police raid in Turkey

2017-07-12 08:57

Turkish police reportedly have killed five ISIS militants during a raid on a house in the central city of Konya.

Frenchman arrested with Belgians charged over terror

2017-07-09 22:58

A 42-year-old Frenchman suspected of plotting attacks with two Belgian brothers has been charged with terror offences, a judicial source says.

France extends state of emergency for sixth time

2017-07-07 05:23

French lawmakers have voted for the sixth time to extend the country's state of emergency as figures showed security forces thwarted a terror attack a month.

Philippine militants behead 2 Vietnamese hostages - army

2017-07-05 11:04

Islamist militants have beheaded two Vietnamese sailors held hostage for eight months in the southern Philippines, the military has said.

Macron: We'll lift state of emergency 'this autumn'

2017-07-03 20:44

French President Emmanuel Macron says he he will "this autumn" lift a state of emergency in effect since the jihadist attacks in Paris in 2015.

SA man among hostages in video released by al-Qaeda-linked Mali extremists

2017-07-03 09:07

An al-Qaeda-linked group in Mali has released a proof-of-life video showing six foreign hostages, including South African Stephen McGowan.

Mexico: 19 killed in clashes near beach city

2017-07-02 07:29

Mexican authorities say 19 people have died in clashes involving armed men and security forces in the gang-plagued state of Sinaloa.

2 000 evacuated after scare at main Paris airport

2017-07-02 00:01

At least 2 000 people have been evacuated from Paris' main airport and eight flights cancelled after an individual went into a "restricted area" without going through security controls.

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