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Egypt Coptic Christians: IS claims attack

Egypt Coptic Christians: IS claims attack

Egypt Coptic Christians: IS claims attack 27 May 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright Reuters Image caption Egypt’s Coptic Christian community was already reeling from two suicide bombings in April So-called Islamic State (IS) has claimed it was...
Egypt convoy attack jihadists 'trained in Libya'

Egypt convoy attack jihadists 'trained in Libya'

Egypt’s foreign minister has said that jihadists who attacked a convoy, shooting dead 29 Christians, had trained in Libyan militant camps. The country launched a fresh round of airstrikes over Libya on Saturday, targeting militant camps it said were responsible...
Egypt launches Libya strikes after bus attack

Egypt launches Libya strikes after bus attack

Egypt has launched airstrikes on “terror camps” in Libya in response to the slaughter of Coptic Christians earlier on Friday. The country’s air force launched six strikes over its western border on Friday evening, with state media reporting jihadist...
Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack

Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack

Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack 26 May 2017 From the section Middle East At least 23 people have been killed and 25 wounded after gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt, state media report. The incident occurred in Minya...
WannaCry attack: Suspicion of N Korea deepens

WannaCry attack: Suspicion of N Korea deepens

More evidence has been found linking North Korea to the global cyberattack that caused an IT meltdown in the NHS earlier this month. The WannaCry ransomware has been attributed to the North Korea-linked Lazarus Group, which is believed to have also been behind the...
Syria war: IS attack in Hama on government forces

Syria war: IS attack in Hama on government forces

Syria war: IS attack in Hama on government forces 18 May 2017 From the section Middle East Related Topics Syrian civil war More than 50 people are reported to have been killed in heavy fighting in Syria after so-called Islamic State launched an attack in Hama...
Westminster attack: Funeral of Thames victim

Westminster attack: Funeral of Thames victim

The funeral service has taken place for the Romanian woman thrown into the River Thames in the Westminster terror attack. Andreea Cristea became the fifth victim of the attack carried out by extremist Khalid Masood when she died last month after a 15-day fight for...
Hack attack exposes serious vulnerabilities

Hack attack exposes serious vulnerabilities

The NHS has been rolled over by a cyberattack – and it wasn’t even the target. The ransomware attack that has taken hospital systems in England and Scotland offline has spread globally. According to cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, it’s reached at least...
Pakistan bomb attack in Balochistan kills 17

Pakistan bomb attack in Balochistan kills 17

Pakistan bomb attack in Balochistan kills 17 12 May 2017 From the section Asia At least 17 people have been killed in an explosion in Pakistan’s Balochistan province which appears to have targeted a top lawmaker. The blast took place near a convoy carrying...
Macron condemns 'massive' hacking attack

Macron condemns 'massive' hacking attack

Macron condemns ‘massive’ hacking attack 5 May 2017 From the section Europe The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says it has been the target of a “massive hacking attack” after a trove of documents was released online....
Deadly IS suicide attack on Syria refugee camp

Deadly IS suicide attack on Syria refugee camp

At least 32 people have been killed by Islamic State militants who attacked a refugee camp in northeast Syria near the border with Iraq. The extremists launched the deadly pre-dawn suicide raid on a makeshift encampment that is home to around 300 families waiting to...
Sweden lorry attack claims fifth victim

Sweden lorry attack claims fifth victim

Sweden lorry attack claims fifth victim 28 April 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The lorry sped down a street full of shoppers and crashed into a department store A fifth person has died following a lorry attack at a shopping...
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