The National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAK) in a statement announced that an operation to "prevent the preparation of a terrorist attack" was carried out Thursday.
French prosecutors are treating the attack as a terror incident, which coincides with the trial of alleged accomplices of the 2015 Charlie Hebdo attackers and comes weeks after a man injured two people he thought worked for the magazine.
The UAE has taken the right step in the right direction by condemning the knife attack at a church in Nice. In a statement, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation stressed that the UAE expressed its strong condemnation
Gunmen disguised as police attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, killing 16 people including two newborn babies, their mothers from a maternity clinic run by the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders.
On Afghanistan’s independence day once again terrorists tried to attack the capital Kabul which is highly condemnable (“Several rockets strike Afghan capital,” Aug. 18, Gulf Today).
A number of celebs are also remembering the victims on this grim day, as singer Hadiqa Kiani recalls it as "the day the whole nation cried."
Nemat Rawan was a popular talk show host with the country's leading broadcaster, Tolo News, before joining the Afghan ministry of finance last month as a communications specialist.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) emphasised that the UAE utterly condemns these criminal acts and rejects all forms of violence and terrorism aimed at undermining security.
The multi-part documentary will be released to commemorate the 20th anniversary later this year of the terror attack on the World Trade Center that killed almost 3,000 people.