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Spain police uncover gas arsenal at bomb factory

Extremists planned massive attack – Barcelona mourns victims BARCELONA: Spanish police said yesterday they had uncovered a cache of 120 gas canisters at a house believed to be the bomb-making…

Qatar has not approved hajj flights: Saudia

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia said yesterday its aircraft have not been given permission to land in Doha to pick up Qatari pilgrims for the annual hajj after the king authorized flights…

Iraq launches battle for Tal Afar – IS bastion near Mosul is a key supply hub

TAL AFAR AIRBASE: Iraqi forces on Sunday pounded the Islamic State group in Tal Afar, one of its last bastions in the country, in a new assault just weeks after…

Erdogan urges ‘slap’ for German ruling parties

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday called on Turkish-origin Germans to give a “slap” to both parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling coalition in September polls, pressing on with…

Thousands march in Boston at Anti-racism demonstrations

BOSTON: Thousands of anti-racism demonstrators flooded the streets of Boston Saturday, dwarfing a gathering of white nationalists in the city and triggering scuffles with police but avoiding the serious violence…

Defense firms eye billion-dollar chance in India

India to rope in foreign players to join ‘Make-in-India’ drive NEW DELHI: India has drawn up a shopping list for tens of billions of dollars of foreign fighter jets, armored…

Indian wildlife reserve park devastated by monsoon floods

GUAHATI, India: Rising floodwaters have inundated large parts of a famous wildlife reserve park in northeastern India, killing more than 225 animals and forcing hundreds of other animals to flee,…

Spain hunts suspect over Barcelona terror attacks

Kuwaitis among injured BARCELONA: Spanish police yesterday hunted for a Moroccan man suspected to have carried out one of two terror attacks that killed 14 people, injured 120 more –…

They’re our neighbors: Town of Spain attack suspects in shock

RIPOLL: In the Spanish border town of Ripoll, everyone knows each other-making it all the more shocking to residents that jihadists believed responsible for this week’s deadly twin attacks lived…

IS claims Russia knife attack wounding 7

MOSCOW: The Islamic State jihadist group yesterday claimed responsibility after a man stabbed seven people on the street in a Russian city before being shot dead by police, despite investigators…

Moroccan asylum seeker apprehended after stabbing rampage in Finland

Women targeted in Finland terror stabbing TURKU: Finnish police said yesterday that a Moroccan asylum seeker targeted women in a stabbing spree that left two people dead, in what is…

Lebanon army launches new offensive against IS

BEIRUT: Lebanese troops yesterday launched an offensive against the Islamic State group on the country’s eastern border with Syria, seeking to drive the jihadists from a long-time stronghold. The operation…

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