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Saudi Arabia says it dismantles IS cell in Riyadh

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has dismantled an Islamic State cell in the capital Riyadh, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television said on Thursday, citing a statement from the newly-created Presidency of State Security. Saudi state television said security forces had killed two members of the cell, arrested five others and raided three locations, without providing details.

Syrian suspect in Germany bomb plot found dead in cell

BERLIN: A Syrian man arrested on suspicion of plotting a bomb attack on a Berlin airport was found dead in his cell on Wednesday after an apparent suicide, sparking outrage over a ‘judicial scandal’. Jaber Albakr, who was arrested two days earlier following a nationwide manhunt after police found explosives in his apartment, was discovered hanged in his jail cell in the eastern city of Leipzig, reported Germany's Bild daily and national news agency DPA. "Jaber Albakr took his own life in the Leipzig prison hospital," the…

Cell phones worth $20 million imported in FY2013-14

KARACHI: Cell phones worth $ US 2 million were imported in first ten months of the ongoing fiscal year 2013-14 to the country, ARY News reported. According to Bureau of Statistics, cell phones worth over $ US 20 million were imported from July to April in the ongoing fiscal year, while cell phones costing the same amount - $ 20 million – were imported during the corresponding period of last fiscal year. A negligible increase was witnessed in import of cell phones as compare to last fiscal year.