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Gulf countries warned over IS attack threat

A top Saudi journalist has warned about potential terrorist attacks in Gulf countries by extremists who support radical Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria. Editor-in-chief of the Bahrain-based Al Arab News cha

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IS planning attacks on Paris, US subway systems

Iraq has received ‘credible’ intelligence that Islamic State militants plan to launch attacks on subway systems in Paris and the US, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi said. "Today, while I am here, I am receivi

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Gulf states 'partner' US in strikes against militants in Syria

The US military said on Tuesday its partners in air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria included Jordan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE. In a statement, it added the US military had taken action to disrupt &

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Yemen's main oil pipeline attacked, pumping halted

Tribesmen attacked Yemen's main oil export pipeline, halting the flow of crude, officials told Reuters.   Yemen's oil and gas pipelines have been repeatedly sabotaged by tribesmen feuding with

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JPMorgan probes possible cyber attack

JPMorgan Chase & Co is investigating a possible cyber attack and working with law enforcement authorities to determine the scope, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday morning. The bank was taking additional steps to safeguar

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Paris attack: Saudi 'did not have sensitive papers'

The Saudi embassy in France has termed as untrue media reports saying that a car which was attacked in Paris on Monday was carrying money and sensitive documents related to the Kingdom. It said in a statement carried on Saudi stat

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Saudi prince's convoy attacked in Paris; €250,000 robbed

Armed robbers attacked a Saudi Arabian prince's convoy in Paris on Sunday night, police said on Monday, taking what the victims told police was around €250,000 ($335,000) in cash and some sensitive documents. The convoy h

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Rise of Islamic State tests Syrian army strategy

The growing power of the ultra-hardline Islamic State means the Syrian army is now having to confront a group it has until now been reluctant to attack for political reasons.  

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Norway on alert over imminent attack threat

Militant Islamists with fighting experience in Syria may be planning an attack in Norway in the coming days, police said on Thursday, as they deployed armed units at borders, airports and railway stations. A small group of Norway-

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Attack on bus in Iraq kills 60

A shooting and bombing attack on a bus near Baghdad killed 51 prisoners and nine policemen on Thursday, Ministry of Justice and medical sources said. The bus was transporting prisoners from a military base in the town of Taji to B

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