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August 29, 2018 10:26 AM Iran has arrested 'dozens of spies': Intelligence minister

TEHRAN: Iran's intelligence minister said "dozens of spies" had been arrested as part of a crackdown on espionage and dual nationals and alluded to an agent Iran had placed in the Israeli government, Iranian media reported on Wednesday. Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi did not provide details of the "dozens of spies", or over what period they had been arrested 114

August 13, 2018 7:37 AM Teacher pleads not guilty to possession of terrorism-related items

KUALA LUMPUR: A teacher of a primary school in Sarawak pleaded not guilty in the High Court here today on a charge of possession of six images and 16 videos of the Daesh terrorist group on his cellphone. Muhamad Naseefullah@ Heawian Einie, 47, made the plea before judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali. The Islamic Education teacher was alleged to have committed 56

August 12, 2018 9:06 AM Venezuela's Maduro says he would accept FBI help over alleged murder plot

CARACAS: President Nicolas Maduro has said that he would let US FBI agents come to Venezuela to help investigate the alleged recent plot to kill him with explosive drones — but with conditions. If US officials confirm "the offer for the FBI to investigate links in Florida with the assassination plan ... I would agree for the FBI to come here," Maduro 74

August 6, 2018 8:32 AM Online trader sent to jail for providing financial assistance to terrorist group

KUALA LUMPUR: An online trader was sentenced to two years and six months' jail by the High Court here today for contributing RM890 for the benefit of a terrorist group. Judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali handed down the sentence on Mohd Shaiful Mohd Jaafar, 32, to be served from the date of arrest, which was May 25, 2017. Mohd Shaiful had initially pleaded 58

August 6, 2018 5:06 AM Tajikistan fears for tourism after attack on bike tourists

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan: En route to mountainous Tajikistan's "roof of the world" lies a hastily-erected memorial to four bike tourists killed in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group late last month. Roses and tulips lie scattered at the tribute — featuring a plaque inscribed in English — in the foreground of a scrubby mountain landscape. "We express 76

August 3, 2018 10:59 AM Jobless man charged with possession of terrorism-related items

KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed 22-year-old man pleaded not guilty in the High Court here today to two charges with possession of terrorism-related items, comprising images, videos and documents on his handphone and a pendrive. Muhammad Aabid Zarkasi made the plea after the charges were read out to him before judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali. On the first 51

July 31, 2018 1:46 PM Man blows himself up on empty Belgium football field

BRUSSELS: A man died after blowing himself up on an empty football field in the eastern Belgian town of Verviers in an apparent suicide, the city's deputy mayor Hasan Aydin said Tuesday. "The individual, whose identity is not yet known, blew himself up in the middle of the football field around 0830 (0630 GMT) in the morning," Aydin told AFP. "Suicide 100

July 27, 2018 6:12 AM Air China Paris-Beijing flight turns back over false terror alarm

PARIS: An Air China flight from Paris to Beijing turned back 30 minutes after take-off on Thursday due to a terrorism threat that subsequently turned out to be a false alarm, the French authorities said. Air China had said earlier that flight CA876 returned to Paris after the airline "received suspected terrorist information," giving no further information 132

July 19, 2018 9:06 AM Police interview Ramasamy over alleged terror links

GEORGE TOWN: Police have recorded statements from Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy on his alleged involvement in Sri Lanka's Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Penang police chief Datuk Seri A. Thaiveegan said the statement was recorded two days ago in the state after several reports were lodged against Ramasamy. "We have recorded his statement 38

July 18, 2018 2:55 PM Militant group backs former cricket star's party ahead of Pakistan polls

ISLAMABAD: A US-designated terrorist group has announced its support for Imran Khan and his party in nationwide elections on July 25, the latest controversial outfit to back the former cricket star's bid to lead the country. The al Qaeda-linked Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM) announced their support for Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in a Facebook 88