Saudi police foil mosque suicide bombing - ministry

2016-08-25 05:35

Saudi police have shot dead a would-be suicide bomber who had targeted a mosque in the Shi'ite-dominated district of Qatif.

Iraqi police apprehend boy would-be suicide bomber in Kirkuk

2016-08-22 19:32

Iraqi police have apprehended a would-be suicide bomber in city of Kirkuk before he was able to detonate an explosives belt.

Somalia bombings kill 17 at local government HQ, market

2016-08-22 08:34

A suicide bomber has detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gates of a local government headquarters in Somalia while another bomber targeted a nearby marketplace, killing at least 17 people and wounding more than 30 others.

Thulsie twins back in court for bail hearing

2016-08-19 06:07

Twins Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie, accused of plotting attacks on a US embassy and Jewish cultural sites in SA, are set to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court for a bail hearing.

Twitter axes 235 000 more accounts in terror crackdown

2016-08-18 20:58

Twitter says it has cut off 235 000 more accounts for violating its policies regarding promotion of terrorism at the global one-to-many messaging service.

Turkey attacks on police, military: 11 dead, 226 hurt

2016-08-18 16:02

A string of bomb attacks, blamed on Kurdish rebels and targeting Turkey's security forces, have killed at least 11 people and wounded 226 others, officials say.

Driver nabbed with bomb material inside a bus heading from Kenya from Tanzania

2016-08-16 14:28

Police in Kenya have arrested a driver and his conductor after they were caught ferrying detonators from Tanzania to Kenya.

Thulsie twins to apply for bail

2016-08-15 06:15

Twin brothers Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie, who have been accused of terrorism, will on Monday know if their arrest was lawful or not.

Canadian lone wolf 'potential terrorist' had extensive global ties to jihadists

2016-08-12 13:42

An alleged Islamic State sympathiser shot dead by Canadian federal police had been detained last year for pro-ISIS media posts, and an investigation has revealed extensive ties to foreign jihadists.

Italian Olympic star takes stand against terrorism

2016-08-12 07:59

Italian star fencer medal winner Elisa de Francisca made an emotional call for a stand against terrorism and wore the European flag in tribute to the victims of the Paris and Brussels attacks as she collected her silver.


France to teach children how to react to terror attacks

2016-08-24 21:17

France's government has unveiled a plan to teach children how to react in case of an attack at school.

Are hospital security measures good enough?

2016-08-22 16:43

We do from time to time hear about babies stolen from maternity wards. So we asked you what you thought about the security in the South African hospitals where you gave birth.

Child bomber in Turkey not the only violent use of children

2016-08-22 07:08

The suicide attacker who detonated his explosives amid an outdoor Kurdish wedding party in southeastern Turkey, killing at least 51 people, was an Islamic State group child as young as 12.

Train station near Disneyland Paris evacuated

2016-08-18 22:28

A train station close to Disneyland Paris has been evacuated following a warning about a suspicious package.

Qaeda suicide bomber kills 4 Yemen troops

2016-08-18 17:05

An al-Qaeda suicide bomber has killed four Yemeni soldiers in an attack in Abyan province, where government forces have launched an anti-jihadist offensive.

SA's uncoordinated border management vulnerable - Home Affairs

2016-08-16 17:02

Five uncoordinated organs of state are currently involved in managing the country's borders, resulting in a large influx of undocumented foreigners and contraband goods, Parliament has heard.

Prominent al-Shabaab commander linked to multi-million businesses in Kenya

2016-08-15 13:45

Security agents in Kenya are investigating reports linking a prominent al-Shabaab commander, Ahmed Iman Ali, to several multi-million businesses in Nairobi.

US teen calls school bomb plot 'a very bad decision'

2016-08-12 21:47

A teenager who planned an attack at his US school in Minnesota 2014 says he made "a very bad decision" to stockpile bomb-making materials.

Global car security risk: VW responds

2016-08-12 11:29

'The bar for theft prevention is constantly being raised but ultimately there is no 100% guarantee for security,' writes Volkswagen in response to a global security flaw affecting millions of vehicles.

Dead Canada attack suspect prepared martyrdom video

2016-08-11 21:13

A Canadian man previously banned from associating with ISIS, prepared a martyrdom video and was about to commit a terrorist attack before being shot at, police say.

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