Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have arrested an award-winning human rights activist pending an investigation for allegedly publishing “false information” and “sowing sedition and sectarianism” online, state media said.
Turkish security forces have arrested at least 26 people in connection with the recent car bomb attack in the country’s Kurdish-majority province of Sanliurfa, which claimed the lives of two civilians and left more than a dozen others injured.
Two senior cyber security officials along with a top anti-hacking expert have been arrested in Russia in what is believed to be one of the highest-profile treason cases to hit the Russian intelligence community in years.
Iran’s security forces have arrested a ringleader of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), who was seeking to create chaos during the funeral procession of a senior Iranian official in the capital Tehran.
Tunisia says its security forces have arrested three suspected terrorists linked to Anis Amri, the Tunisian national believed to be the perpetrator of the Berlin Christmas market attack that claimed the lives of a dozen people.
Lebanese military forces have arrested a high-profile member of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group along with 10 other militants during a mop-up operation in the northeastern town of Arsal on the border with conflict-plagued Syria.