Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday unveiled a new tranche of anti-terrorism laws, which will enable the immigration minister to strip Australian citizenship off a dual citizen.

Dual nationals engaged in terror activities would lose Australian citizenship under new laws

New Measures to strengthen Australian Citizenship Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday unveiled a new tranche of anti-terrorism laws, which will enable the immigration minister to strip Australian citizenship off a dual... Read more »

Australian government considering school deradicalisation strategy

Australia to introduce new counter-terrorism laws Australia is set to introduce new counter-terrorism laws, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Sunday, with the package expected to include stripping dual nationals who are linked... Read more »
Saudi men inspected damage after a suicide bombing inside a mosque in Qatif, Saudi Arabia, on Friday. Photo: AFP — Getty Images

Suicide blast kills at least 21 at Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia

At least 21 people were reportedly killed after attacker detonates explosives during Friday prayers in Saudi Arabia’s Qatif province RIYADH, (Saudi Arabia) — A suicide bomber killed at least 21 people during... Read more »
Vigils were held in Karachi for those killed in 13 May attack on a bus by gunmen in Karachi.

Karachi killing add to the miseries of Pakistan

By Yasmeen Aftab Ali As many as 45 were killed and 20 injured as gunmen opened fire on a bus near Safoora Chowk area in Karachi. The number of those dead has... Read more »

Pakistan, Afghanistan intelligence agencies sign MoU to conduct joint anti-terror operations

In a first of its kind deal,  the spy agencies of Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to share intelligence and carry out “coordinated intelligence operations” against militants operating along their porous border,... Read more »
Vigils were held in Karachi for those killed in 13 May attack on a bus by gunmen in Karachi.

Ordinary people are increasingly vulnerable in Pakistan’s War on Terror

By Saim Saeed First witness reports testify that Wednesday (May 13) morning’s attack in Karachi on a Shia Ismaili bus was conducted with precision. Eight attackers boarded the bus, purportedly dressed in... Read more »

Australian police arrest Melbourne teenager on terror charges

Police arrest 17-year-old after finding homemade pipe bombs at his home during raid Australian police have arrested a 17-year-old on terror charges in a Melbourne suburb and say they have halted a... Read more »

Australia-Pakistan explore new avenues to enhance bilateral trade and ties

On her first visit to Pakistan as Foreign Minister, Ms. Julie Bishop held meetings with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to discuss the growing strength of bilateral partnership and important regional and international... Read more »
Australian FM Julie Bishop held talks with her Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz in Islamabad during her 2-day visit to Pakistan.

Australia and Pakistan agree to strengthen bilateral ties

Australia and Pakistan discuss diverse areas including Business, Security, Tourism and People-to-People Exchange Tribune International Report (Islamabad Bureau) ISLAMABAD (Pakistan): Australia and Pakistan agreed on Wednesday to further enhance and strengthen bilateral... Read more »

Pakistan’s court sentences Malala Yousafzai’s attackers for life

Attackers sentenced to 25 years in prison for their parts in nearly fatal shooting of Pakistan’s female education advocate ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) — A Pakistani court has jailed 10 men for their involvement... Read more »
Pakistan armed forces Chief of Staff General Raheel Sharif

Pakistan’s army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif proposed as next Field Marshal

Different circles in Pakistan are holding in-house discussions on an idea to explore the possibility to promote Pakistan armed forces Chief of Staff General Raheel Sharif as a Field Marshal, or a... Read more »

Lancashire boy faces charge of inciting a terrorist attack in Australia

A 14-year-old boy from Blackburn, Lancashire, has been charged with inciting a terrorist beheading and inciting a terrorist attack in Australia. The teenager was first arrested three weeks ago, then re-arrested last... Read more »

Australia arrests teenagers over alleged Melbourne terror plot

Hundreds of Australian police on Saturday arrested five teens planning an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack next week at an event to mark the centenary of the landings at Gallipoli during World War... Read more »

More than 130 dead, hundreds wounded in Yemen mosques bombings

Suicide bombers have attacked two mosques in the Yemeni capital during the rush for Friday prayers, killing 137 people and injuring 345 others, sources told Al Jazeera. Three blasts were heard in... Read more »

Pakistan executes 12 convicts since moratorium lifted

Pakistani officials on Tuesday executed 12 people in the country’s single-largest day of executions since a moratorium on the death penalty was lifted in December, officials said. The hangings on Tuesday were... Read more »
Tony Abbott said Australia had been too willing to give ‘those who might be a threat to our country the benefit of the doubt’. Photograph: Mike Bowers

Australia to toughen citizenship laws to combat terrorism

Prime minister plans to appoint a counter-terrorism coordinator and urges Muslim leaders to proclaim Islam as a religion of peace ‘more often, and mean it’ Australian PM Tony Abbott has announced a... Read more »

Wave of terrorism is not ‘Islamic’, it is Wahhabi, sponsored by Saudi and British Royals; CEC Rport

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Pakistan detains 10,616 suspects after Peshawar School attack

The security forces in Pakistan have detained about 10,616 suspects on different charges after the Taliban savage attack on an army-run school last December, officials said Friday. The attack had killed 140... Read more »

Free speech? Je suis confused

Yvonne Ridley Every single day since the horrific killings of the Charlie Hebdo staff, headlines around the world have been dominated by the fallout from the incident. In truth, though, each day... Read more »

12 killed in attack on French satirical weekly in Paris

Paris – At least 12 people, including two police officers, were killed and dozens injured, when black-hooded gunmen opened fire in the office of a Paris-based satirical newspaper on Wednesday. A normal... Read more »

Frightening reality that haunts the Middle East

According to the Global Terrorism Index of the Institute for Economics and Peace, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks and the US spending of $4.4 trillion on the forever war and all-consuming... Read more »