NATO hits back at Trump: We’ve long made fighting terrorism top priority

AFP - Reacting to Donald Trump's call for NATO to do more to fight terrorism, the alliance’s secretary-general said NATO has long made fighting terrorism a top priority. Jens Stoltenberg told reporters on Tuesday in Slovakia:...

For Israel, it doesn’t matter who is elected

Agencies - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his Cabinet following the first US presidential debate that as far as Israel is concerned, it does not matter who is elected. “They both spoke of their support...

Bomb attacks target mosque, conference hall in Germany

AP - Two homemade explosive devices were set off outside a mosque and a conference center in the eastern German city of Dresden, police said on Tuesday. Nobody was hurt. Dresden police said in a statement...

Mosque, congress center attacked in Dresden, Germany

Agencies - Bomb attacks hit a mosque and a congress center in the eastern German city of Dresden, police said Tuesday, adding that they suspected a xenophobic and nationalist motive. No-one was injured in the blasts...

Israel building underground ‘death trap’ for Hamas in Gaza

AP - A senior Israeli military official on Sunday said a massive underground barrier being built along the Gaza border to defend against Hamas tunnels should be finished in a matter of months, dealing what...

Blast rocks Hungary’s capital, two injured

Reuters - An explosion rocked central Budapest late on Saturday, injuring two police officers, Hungarian police said on Sunday. Police have yet to identify the cause of the blast, they said in a statement. “The local...

Suspect in Washington shooting ‘zombie-like’ when arrested

AP - The 20-year-old suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shooting said nothing and appeared “zombie-like” when he was arrested by authorities nearly 24 hours into an intense manhunt, authorities said. Island County Sheriff’s Lt....

JASTA veto cautiously welcomed in Kingdom

Arab News - A cross-section of Saudis, including academics and human rights activists, expressed cautious appreciation of US President Barack Obama’s vetoing of the Congress-sanctioned Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), a bill they...

Police shooting of black man sparks US protests

Reuters - Protesters blocked a highway and clashed with police in Charlotte, North Carolina, early on Wednesday morning after officers fatally shot a black man they said had a gun when they approached him in...

US charges suspect with NY, NJ terror attacks

AFP - The United States on Tuesday charged an Afghan-born American restaurant worker, who was critically wounded in a police shootout, with detonating and planting bombs in New York and New Jersey. US prosecutors said Ahmad...

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