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Tears, grief mark 17th anniversary of Indonesia’s Bali bombings

Grieving families, attack survivors and representatives from several embassies laid flowers at the memorial.

Heavy fighting as Syria Kurds hold off Turkish assault

Air strikes, heavy artillery and rocket fire used on third day of offensive.

Afghan voters brave violence as presidential election begins

Kandahar, Kabul, Ghazni and Jalalabad have all been hit by explosions to deter Afghan citizens from going out to vote.

Rouhani demands evidence of Iran’s involvement in Saudi attacks

If you do have any evidence or documentation please do make them available to me, says Iran’s president.

Saudi crown prince hosts Iraq PM for talks on oil attacks

A flurry of visits between Iraq and Saudi Arabia recently indicates a thawing of ties as Riyadh seeks to counter Iran's strong presence in Iraqi politics. 

Johnson blaming Iran for Aramco attacks

The UK will discuss with its allies the appropriate response to Iran.

UK foreign minister doesn’t believe Houthis behind drone strikes

Britain wants to be crystal clear on who is responsible for the attacks before attributing blame.

Sri Lanka orders fresh probe into Easter suicide bombings

Maithripala Sirisena says the commission has wide judicial powers to probe security and intelligence lapses.

Saudi Arabia deems attacks act of war if launched from Iran

Saudi Arabia is keen on a peaceful resolution to Iran’s aggressive policies.

Saudi Arabia says it will respond appropriately if probe confirms Iran’s...

Riyadh rejects claims by Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement that it carried out the strikes.

Saudi Aramco has emerged from attacks ‘stronger than ever’

Aramco’s CEO says the attack has galvanised the workers around a mission to rebound quickly.

Petronas enhancing security at critical facilities after Saudi oil attacks

It says drone attack is an escalating risk.

US confident it will determine who behind Saudi attacks

The Pentagon says it is confident that it can accurately and appropriately attribute the responsible parties of the attacks.

Taliban car bomb kills at least 20 in Afghanistan

Attack’s initial target was a nearby government intelligence department building.

Wary of conflict with Iran, Trump takes go-slow approach to attack on Saudi...

Donald Trump has been uncharacteristically patient dealing with Iran’s alleged involvement in the drone strikes on Aramco's oil refineries.

Saudi Arabia to restore oil output fully by end of September

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says the kingdom would achieve 11 million bpd capacity by end of September and 12 million bpd by end of November.

Oil price hike good for Malaysia, say analysts

Economists say the spike in oil prices following the attacks on Saudi oil fields will mean more money for the Treasury as Malaysia is an exporter of oil.

Saudi stocks tumble as tensions surge after Aramco drone attacks

Government funds may swoop in to limit the decline in Saudi stocks, says an analyst.

Hong Kong protesters hit pause to mark Sept 11 attacks

State-owned Chinese media are spreading misinformation that Hong Kong protesters are planning terror attacks on Sept 11.

Najib shouldn’t lie over attacks on Kuok, says Nazri

The Padang Rengas MP reiterates that he criticised the tycoon in order to defend his former boss.

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil

King Salman says the attacks on Saudi oil pumping stations not only threatens the security of the kingdom and the Gulf, but also maritime safety and global oil supplies.

Arrest politicians sowing hatred to stop terrorism, says anti-crime expert

USM's P Sundramoorthy says politicians have the power to directly and indirectly influence ordinary folk to carry out acts of violence and it is time the police acted against any politician fuelling racial and religious hatred.

New Zealand PM targets online hate after mosque attacks

Ardern says the Christchurch massacre underlined 'a horrifying new trend' in extremist broadcasting their atrocious actions.

Cops foil bid by terror cell to attack non-Muslim places of...

IGP Abdul Hamid Bador says four men who are part of an Islamic State wolf pack were arrested in swoops in Terengganu and the Klang Valley last week