France, Spain tighten security as Islamic State threatens Champions League games – National

France and Spain will step up security ahead of the Champions League quarter-finals in Madrid and Paris on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, top officials said, as Islamic State threatened drone attacks on Europe’s top club soccer tournament. British police said they were aware of reports of threats and had a robust policing plan in place ahead of Arsenal’s match against Bayern … Read more

Some Chinese workers planning to leave Pakistan over security reasons: analyst

Islamabad: The recent deadly attack on Chinese workers in Pakistan has shaken their confidence and some of them are planning to leave the country over security reasons, according to a security analyst. Muhammad Amir Rana in an article published in Dawn newspaper on Sunday wrote that the terrorist attack on the Chinese engineers’ vehicle on … Read more

The Islamic State group claimed the Moscow attack. The Kremlin is still blaming others.

Even before the deadly toll of the attack on a Moscow concert hall Friday became clear, officials in Russia linked it to the war against Ukraine and a broader conflict with the West. Ninety minutes after first reports of the attack, Dmitry Medvedev, the former president and the deputy chair of the Kremlin’s security council, … Read more

Islamic State says it’s responsible for deadly Iran suicide bomb attacks

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Thursday for two suicide bombings targeting a commemoration for an Iranian general slain in a 2020 U.S. drone strike, the worst militant attack to strike Iran in decades as the wider Middle East remains on edge. Experts who follow the group confirmed that the statement, circulated online among jihadists, … Read more