Australian police arrest five teens over Anzac Day plot

Australian police arrest teenagers

Australian police have arrested five teenagers in the country’s second-largest city over an alleged terrorist plot to target police officers on Anzac Day, according to authorities. The five teenagers were arrested early on Saturday in an operation in suburban Melbourne carried out by Victorian state police and the Australian Federal Police. Searches More...

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Saudis answer UN call with $274m Yemen aid pledge

Saudis answer UN call with $274m Yemen aid pledge

Saudi Arabia, which is leading a three-week-old air campaign against Houthi fighters in Yemen, has announced¬†$274m in humanitarian aid for the Arabian Peninsula nation. The pledge, which the official SPA news agency More...

Afghanistan

Deadly suicide bombings hit Afghanistan’s Jalalabad

At least 33 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in a series of attacks in Jalalabad city in the eastern Nangarhar province. The first attack occurred at about 8:30am local time on Saturday after a More...

Anti-immigrant violence spreads in South Africa

Anti-immigrant violence spreads in South Africa

Arrests have been made in South Africa as anti-immigrant violence spreads to parts of Johannesburg’s commercial heart. Police fired more rubber-coated steel bullets at a crowd of anti-immigrant protesters More...

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops on Prisoners Day

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops on Prisoners Day

Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli troops in the northern West Bank during annual demonstrations marking Palestinian Prisoners Day. More than 100 Palestinians rallied near Israel’s separation barrier More...

Iran vows nuclear enrichment unless sanctions end

Iran vows nuclear enrichment unless sanctions end

Iran is ready to resume nuclear enrichment “without any limitations” unless sanctions are totally and immediately removed at the end of negotiations, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said. Speaking to TV More...

Deadly blast hits US consulate in Erbil

Deadly blast hits US consulate in Erbil

A car bomb at the entrance to the US consulate in the capital of Iraq’s Kurdistan region, Erbil, killed at least one person and wounded five others, the local mayor said. “A car bomb exploded outside More...

Saddam aide Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri

Saddam aide Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri ‘killed’ in Iraq

Fugitive Iraqi militant leader Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who was right-hand man to Iraq’s ex-leader Saddam Hussein, has been killed, Iraqi officials say. They say he died in fighting in Salahuddin province, More...

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