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Security forces clash with Iraq’s Hezbollah in Baghdad

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces have imposed a cordon around the Baghdad headquarters of Iraq’s Hezbollah Brigades (which is distinct from its better-known Lebanese counterpart) after group members targeted a police patrol, according to a local police source. “Armed clashes erupted today along ​​Palestine Street in eastern Baghdad between local police and Hezbollah fighters as a result […]

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Security officer, suspect killed in drugs bust gun fight

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

DUBAI: A security officer was killed in a gun fight on Tuesday that broke out during a drugs and alcohol raid in Saudi Arabia, state news agency SPA reported. Security forces were searching a property in the Asir area during the night when a group of men opened fire. A gun fight broke out during […]

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UN Security Council calls for Yemen port to remain open

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON: The UN Security Council on Thursday demanded an urgent halt to a Saudi- and United Arab Emirates-led offensive in the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah, calling for the port to be kept open for humanitarian assistance. The emergency closed-door meeting, requested by the UK, convened Thursday afternoon and marked the second time this week the […]

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Police made elaborate security arrangements for Ramzan tomorrow

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Hyderabad  /  No Comments

Hyderabad, June 15 (NSS): The Muslim brethren’s final Friday of Ramzan month prayers were passed peacefully today. The police has arranged tight security in Old City and City Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar was monitored the security arrangements. Speaking on the occasion, Anjani Kumar said that the police has arranged tight security by deploying 5000 police personnel for Saturday prayers tomorrow. He said that they […]

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UFO Hovering Over PM Modi’s Residence Leaves Security Personnel Baffled

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  India, World  /  No Comments

The reported sighting of a round “unidentified flying object” hovering over the Prime Minister’s residence on New Delhi’s Lok Kalyan Marg on June 7 briefly unnerved security personnel posted in the VIP area and sparked a search that found nothing, putting their suspicions to rest, a senior security officer said. After the search ended, the […]

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Apple to plug security hole that helped cops unlock iPhones

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Science & Technology  /  No Comments

New York, June 14 (IANS) The upcoming iPhones and iPads will plug a security hole that the police and law enforcement officials have used to crack into the highly-secure devices in the past, Apple has said. According to a report in The Fortune on Wednesday, Apple will soon update its current operating system that runs iPads […]

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18 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attack

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

KABUL, Afghanistan: Groups of the Taliban, including Central Asian militants, stormed check posts in Afghanistan’s northern Badakhshan province bordering Tajikistan, killing at least 18 security personnel, officials confirmed on Wednesday. Mohammad Razaq, commander of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) in the province, informed Anadolu Agency the Taliban attacked the check posts in Jurm district at around […]

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How Saudi Arabia’s fleet of aircraft provide round the clock security to millions at the Grand Mosque in Makkah

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

JEDDAH: The Ministry of Interior’s General Security Aviation Command, with its advanced fleet of aircraft, is the main element in the authorities’ security plans for the Grand Mosque this Ramadan. It runs continuous missions to keep an eye on Makkah’s traffic conditions and the Grand Mosque from the sky. Arab News accompanied the Security Aviation […]

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Modi’s security to be tightened: MHA on plot to kill PM

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Modi’s security to be tightened: MHA on plot to kill PM

New Delhi: The security of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be strengthened in the wake of reports of an assassination plot against him by the Maoists, the home ministry said. Home Minister Rajnath Singh today held a high-level meeting in which National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and Director Intelligence Bureau […]

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Egyptian security forces kill 4 militants in El Arish

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

DUBAI: Egypt’s security forces killed four militants in the northern coastal city of Arish in Sinai during a raid on Monday, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported. According to the forces’ official statement, the militants were hiding in a construction site in Arish, when the raid happened. Security forces found ammunition and automatic weapons at the […]

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