Five arrested in Europe on suspicion of forming ISIS cell

2016-09-28 21:52

Police have arrested five suspected members of an Islamic State cell in Spain, Belgium and Germany that spread propaganda for the group online, the Spanish interior ministry says.

Muslims in Nigeria beg Boko Haram to free kidnapped girls

2016-09-27 15:33

The Muslim community in Nigeria's Osun State has appealed to Boko Haram insurgents to release the over 200 missing Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted in 2014, a report says.

Two teenage girls held in France over 'terror plot'

2016-09-25 15:50

Two teenage girls from the French city of Nice are being held on suspicion of planning an attack directed by a notorious Syria-based French jihadist, a source close to the investigation says.

Mali leader warns UN about 'terrorist' gains

2016-09-23 22:30

Malian President Ibrahim Boubakar Keita has told the UN that "extremist and terrorist" groups are growing in his war-torn country where increased clashes are slowing peace efforts.

UN to call for stepped up security for planes and airports

2016-09-22 20:46

The UN Security Council is putting the spotlight on the dangers that extremist groups pose to civil aviation and is expected to approve a resolution calling for stepped up screening and security checks "to detect and deter terrorist attacks".

FBI investigated NYC bomb suspect in 2014

2016-09-21 05:49

The FBI probed New York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami in August 2014 after his father flagged him to the authorities, but agents did not uncover any terror links, the agency says.

NYC bombing suspect left wealth of clues

2016-09-20 19:18

The man suspected of planting bombs in New York and New Jersey may have aimed to inflict carnage incognito, but he didn't succeed for long in concealing his identity.

Terror-accused siblings back in court

2016-09-20 05:53

Terror suspects, siblings Ebrahim and Fatima Patel, are expected to appear in the Kagiso Magistrate’s Court.

FBI questions car's occupants in NYC blast probe

2016-09-19 06:43

Authorities say FBI agents pulled over a car on a highway in Brooklyn and were questioning the vehicle's occupants in connection with the investigation of the bombing in Manhattan

FBI: Beaches reopened after pipe bomb blast, probe ongoing

2016-09-18 21:30

All beaches have been reopened in the Jersey Shore town where a pipe bomb exploded shortly before thousands of runners were to participate in a charity 5K race to benefit Marines and sailors.


Parties raise red flags over new spy boss

2016-09-27 16:27

The DA and FF Plus have raised concerns about Arthur Fraser’s appointment as the new director general of the State Security Agency.

Zuma appoints new spy boss

2016-09-26 15:15

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Arthur Fraser as the new director general of the State Security Agency.

Metrorail cautiously resuming Cape Town lines

2016-09-24 18:12

Metrorail is cautiously resuming services along its Khayelitsha/Kapteinsklip/Sarepta line after services were cancelled because of protest damage.

Israel increases interrogations of Gazan travellers

2016-09-23 08:24

An Israeli advocacy group is reporting a sharp jump in the number of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip who have been summoned for questioning by Israeli security agents as a condition for leaving the blockaded territory.

Police seek 2 passersby who handled NY pressure cooker bomb

2016-09-21 22:08

New York police say they are seeking two pedestrians filmed handling the unexploded pressure cooker bomb found blocks from where a bomb blast had injured 29 people.

NYC blast: Suspect's dad had terror concerns

2016-09-20 20:29

A law enforcement official says the father of the man suspected in bombings in New York City and New Jersey had contacted the FBI following a 2014 stabbing to express concerns that his son was a terrorist.

Terror accused brother, sister traumatised by arrest - lawyer

2016-09-20 14:09

Two Johannesburg siblings, who are currently out on bail, have had to deal with the trauma of being arrested after being caught with explosive ammunition at their home, their lawyer says.

Naturalised US citizen from Afghanistan sought in NYC blast

2016-09-19 15:50

New York police have released a photo of a man wanted for questioning in the bombing that rocked a Manhattan neighbourhood.

UN assessing security in wake of NYC blast

2016-09-18 22:13

United Nations is assessing security in the wake of an explosion in New York's Chelsea district as the organisation prepares to host world leaders arriving for the General Assembly.

Man arrested at Heathrow under terrorism laws

2016-09-18 21:30

British police say officers have arrested a 39-year-old man at London's Heathrow Airport under terrorism laws.

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