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200 arrested, dozens hurt in fresh Tunisia unrest

200 arrested, dozens hurt in fresh Tunisia unrest

More than 200 people have been arrested and dozens hurt during clashes in several parts of Tunisia, the interior ministry said Wednesday, after a second night of unrest driven by anger over austerity measures.

Jordan says arrests 17 in foiled Islamic State attack plot

Jordan says arrests 17 in foiled Islamic State attack plot

Jordan said on Monday it had foiled an Islamic State plot that included plans for a series of attacks last November on security installations, shopping malls and moderate religious figures ...

Saudi completes main arrests in anti-graft purge: minister

Saudi completes main arrests in anti-graft purge: minister

Dozens of princes, officials and businessmen were detained last month, about 200 people questioned, and over 2,000 bank accounts frozen in the purge.

Indonesia arrests nine with alleged Islamic State links

Indonesia arrests nine with alleged Islamic State links

Indonesian authorities arrested nine men suspected of having links to a militant network loyal to Islamic State and planning a series of attacks on police posts, said a police spokesman.

Secret Service arrests man with guns near White House on Sunday

Secret Service arrests man with guns near White House on Sunday

Law enforcement officers arrested a man with multiple firearms near the White House on Sunday morning, the Secret Service and Washington Metropolitan Police Department said.

Saudi Arabia arrests two rights activists: NGOs

Saudi Arabia arrests two rights activists: NGOs

Two prominent Saudi human rights defenders were arrested last weekend, campaigners said, amid an ongoing crackdown on dissenters in the kingdom.

UK terrorism arrests soar to record level after attacks this year

UK terrorism arrests soar to record level after attacks this year

The number of people arrested in Britain on suspicion of terrorism offences rocketed by 68 percent in the last year to the highest figure on record during a period when the country suffered four deadly attacks ...

Saudi Arabia arrests prominent cleric: social media

Saudi Arabia arrests prominent cleric: social media

A prominent Saudi religious leader has been arrested, according to social media postings on Sunday.

Bangladesh arrests three female militants

Bangladesh arrests three female militants

Bangladesh police have arrested three female members of an Islamist extremist group blamed for the deadly Dhaka café siege, officials said Sunday ...

Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks

Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks

Iran has arrested almost 50 people in connection with a twin attack on Tehran that killed 17 people last week, officials said, as security forces stepped up efforts to crack down on suspected militants.

Iran says arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

Iran says arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

Iranian authorities have arrested seven people suspected of helping militants involved in this week's attacks in the capital Tehran, a judiciary official said on Saturday.

Manchester attack probe: 16 people in detention

Manchester attack probe: 16 people in detention

A total of 16 people are in detention in Britain and Libya over the May 22 suicide bombing at a pop concert in the English city of Manchester by a British-born man of Libyan origin.