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Canadian tourist among seven dead in Jordan attacks

AMMAN: Gunmen killed seven people including a Canadian tourist and police officers on Sunday (Dec 18) in southern Jordan where security forces were hunting down the unidentified attackers. The shootings took place in Karak, a tourist destination known for one of the biggest Crusader castles in the region, around 120 kilometres south of the capital… Read More »

Swedish PM looking at tightening laws after festival sex attacks

STOCKHOLM: The Swedish government will look into tightening sexual assault laws after a series of attacks at music festivals over the last week, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Tuesday. Swedish television reported the police were investigating 15 allegations of rape and around 40 of sexual assault at two recent music festivals. “We are going… Read More »

Kuwait foils three Islamic State attacks – state media

DOHA: Kuwait’s interior ministry foiled three attacks on the country planned by the Islamic State group after launching raids that resulted in the arrest of militants, Kuwait’s state news agency, KUNA, said. “The interior ministry said on Sunday it foiled three terrorist plots targeting the country’s security by directing three pre-emptive raids inside and outside… Read More »