Gulf Times - Attacker
German police search homes of four suspected of ties to Vienna attacker

German police search homes of four suspected of ties to Vienna attacker

German police said on Friday they were conducting searches in several German towns in connection with four people believed to have ties to the suspected Vienna attacker who killed four people ...

London attacker released last year after terrorism offences, prompting recriminations

London attacker released last year after terrorism offences, prompting recriminations

The 28-year-old British man who killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge before police shot him dead had been released from prison after a previous conviction for terrorism offences ...

Melbourne attacker inspired by Islamic State: Australian police

Melbourne attacker inspired by Islamic State: Australian police

A man who set fire to a gas-laden truck in the centre of Melbourne and fatally stabbed one person before he was shot by police was inspired by Islamic State but did not have direct links with the group ...

Knife attacker kills seven children, wounds 12 in China

Knife attacker kills seven children, wounds 12 in China

A knife-wielding man with a grudge killed seven middle school children and injured 12 others as they returned home in northern China on Friday, authorities said, in one of the deadliest such rampages in the country ...

Egyptian in Red Sea knife attack 'supported Islamic State'

Egyptian in Red Sea knife attack 'supported Islamic State'

An Egyptian man who stabbed three foreign tourists to death and wounded three more earlier this month at a Red Sea resort had tried to join Islamic State, according to a police investigation, two security sources said on Sunday.

Chainsaw attacker wounds five people in Swiss town

Chainsaw attacker wounds five people in Swiss town

A man armed with a chainsaw wounded at least five people, two of them seriously, on Monday in a small Swiss town that was then put into lockdown as police hunted for the suspect.

Two killed in US city after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

Two killed in US city after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

Two men were stabbed to death in the US city of Portland on Friday when they tried to stop their attacker from harassing two women because they appeared to be Muslim, police said.

Istanbul attacker 'fought for Islamic State in Syria'

Istanbul attacker 'fought for Islamic State in Syria'

The gunman who killed 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub had fought in Syria for Islamic State jihadists, a report said on Tuesday, as Turkish authorities intensified their hunt for the attacker.

Bangladesh Hindu teacher's attacker killed in shootout

Bangladesh Hindu teacher's attacker killed in shootout

A suspected Islamist militant was killed on Saturday in a shootout, police said, days after he critically wounded a Hindu college teacher in the latest attack on minority groups.

American stabbed in Kuwait, US warns citizens

American stabbed in Kuwait, US warns citizens

An American has been stabbed and wounded in Kuwait and the assailant arrested, the US embassy said, urging nationals to remain alert to the threat of attack by extremists.

Turkish paper identifies Ankara car bomb attacker as Syrian national

Turkish paper identifies Ankara car bomb attacker as Syrian national

A Syrian national, identified from his fingerprints, carried out a car bomb attack next to military buses in Turkey's capital, Ankara, that killed 28 people ...

Attacker shoots at offices in Saudi Arabia, six dead

Attacker shoots at offices in Saudi Arabia, six dead

An attacker opened fire at an education department in southern Saudi Arabia on Thursday, killing six employees, a senior Saudi official said.