On 28 Sep 2020, Saudi Arabian authorities announced that they have busted a terrorist cell whose members received military and field training inside sites belonging to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The cell was discovered last week during security monitoring according to the SPA report. The spokesperson said that a total of 10 members of the cell were arrested, […]
On 25 September 2020, police in Paris reported that four people have been wounded in a knife attack near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, and two attackers are still at large. Associated Press reporters at the scene saw police flooding into the area in eastern Paris.
On 23 September 2020, Reuters reported that The Eiffel Tower was evacuated for several hours after police received a call suggesting a bomb had been placed there. The Paris monument had been searched and no explosives found, a police spokeswoman said. It reopened at about 2.25 p.m. (1225 GMT). Several hundred people, including tourists, restaurant […]
On 21 September 2020, Bahrain said it broke up a plot by militants backed by Iran earlier this year to launch attacks on diplomats and foreigners in the island nation home to the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet. The announcement came hours after Saudi state television and a Bahraini local newspaper implied the plot was new […]
On 11 September 2020, a series of massive explosions that rocked Jordan’s second largest city was caused by mortar shells stored at an army munitions depot warping in an intense heat wave, the army reported. The government had earlier blamed an electric short circuit for the dawn blasts, which lit the desert sky and could […]
On 10 September 2020, Denmark reported it plans to open an embassy in Baghdad this autumn as part of its efforts to help combat Islamic State and contribute to the stabilization of the situation in both Iraq and Syria.
On 08 September 2020, Sauadi Arabia announced it had intercepted and destroyed another explosive laden drone launched for Yemen.
On the evening of 22 August 2020, Houthi rebels launched another bomb laden drone towards southern Saudi Arabia. It is currently unclear whether the drone was intercepted and destroyed. According to Saudi sources a ballistic missile was also launched, but was intercepted before it could hit its target in Jizan.