Friday 20 January 2017
terror threat

Terror threat reports in Bahrain 'baseless'

There was no truth to the reports of an imminent terrorist attack in Bahrain and people behind such rumours are seeking to spread fear in the community, said a senior government official. Minister of State for Information Affairs


Terror threat shuts down US, UK embassies in Yemen

The United States and Britain closed their embassies in Yemen on Sunday over security concerns about possible militant attacks after the failed bombing of a US-bound plane on Christmas Day. The US Embassy said it had received a threat by a


UK warns of 'high terror threat' in UAE

Britain has warned its nationals travelling to the UAE of a 'high threat from terrorism', raising its alert for the Gulf trade hub that is home to large community of British expatriates. The British Embassy in Dubai declined to specify wha


Offshore plants potential terror targets: US

Urgent action must be taken to improve the protection of offshore facilities against terrorist attack in the Gulf, a top US military official has warned. Fifth Fleet commander Vice Admiral Kevin Cosgriff said a lack of safety precautions a

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