Police officer stabbed fatally by ISIS militant in Istanbul, Turkey

A suspected Islamic State militant stabbed a Turkish police officer to death while being taken to the Istanbul police headquarters, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. The man, suspected of preparing a bomb attack, had been detained in an operation by anti-terrorism police. The wounded officer succumbed to his stab wounds after being taken to… Read More Police officer stabbed fatally by ISIS militant in Istanbul, Turkey

Saudi Arabia arrests dozens of militants involved in Medina suicide bomb attack

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had arrested 46 members of a militant cell responsible for a deadly suicide bombing attack on the Prophet’s Mosque in the holy city of Medina last summer widely blamed on Islamic State. The suspects, which included foreign and Saudi citizens, were detained in the Western port city of Jeddah,… Read More Saudi Arabia arrests dozens of militants involved in Medina suicide bomb attack

Islamic militants attack 3 hotels in Ivory Coast

Gunmen mounted deadly attacks at three hotels in the beach resort city of Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast, shortly after noon on Sunday, according to the government. The government said 16 people were killed, including 14 civilians and two soldiers. Six attackers also died, the government said. French President Francois Hollande, whose nation maintains a close relationship… Read More Islamic militants attack 3 hotels in Ivory Coast