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Two die in Paris police raid

A woman suicide bomber blew herself up and another militant died on Wednesday when police raided an apartment in the Paris suburb of St. Denis seeking suspects in last week’s attacks in the French capital. Three sources told Reuters the raid stopped a cell that had been planning an attack[…]

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France and Belgium carry out counterterrorism raids

French and Belgian police have carried out more than 150 raids in both countries and arrested at least nine people in connection with the deadly Paris attacks . Monday’s early-morning raids by French police took place in Toulouse, Paris, Jeumont and Grenoble, among other locations where officers blocked streets and[…]

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U.S commando killed in Iraq raid on ISIS

One member of a U.S. special operations force was killed during an overnight mission to rescue hostages held by Islamic State radicals in northern Iraq, the first American to die in ground combat with the radical group, U.S. officials said on Thursday. Sixty-nine hostages were rescued in the action, which[…]

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Israel raids home of Jerusalem stab suspect

Israeli forces and intelligence officers raided the home of a Palestinian teenager accused of stabbing an Israeli man in occupied East Jerusalem’s Old City on Wednesday, witnesses said. Locals told Ma’an that large numbers of Israeli special unit forces broke into the home of Shuroq Salah Dwayat, 18, in the[…]

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Jenin raid sparks gunfight

A gun battle erupted late Monday during a large-scale Israeli arrest raid in the northern city of Jenin, reportedly to arrest a senior Islamic Jihad official, security sources and locals said. Palestinian security officials said over 40 Israeli military vehicles raided Jenin and the refugee camp in the city, leading[…]

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Contraband worth R150 000 seized in CT raid

Three men are expected to appear in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Monday for the possession of contraband worth R150 000, police confirmed on Friday. Spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said a tip-off to the Border Police’s Cape Town Harbour station on Wednesday led to the seizure of illegally obtained[…]

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Police conduct raid in Manenberg

Police conducted a pre-dawn raid of the Cape Flats suburb of Manenberg on Thursday morning, a Western Cape police spokesperson confirmed. Constable Rwexana told to News24 on Thursday more details on the raid would be released at a media briefing at the Western Cape Police’s provincial headquarters at 10:00. According[…]

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Pakistan was in on bin Laden raid: report

The White House version of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden was false, and senior Pakistani military officials were in fact aware of the mission, according to an article published on Sunday. “The White House’s story might have been written by Lewis Carroll,” Seymour Hersh wrote of the official[…]

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