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Israel unveils details of new underground wall along Gaza Strip

JERUSALEM: The Israeli army on Thursday revealed details of a massive underground barrier being built along the border with the Gaza Strip. Eventually stretching some 65 kilometres (41 miles), the concrete wall will be accompanied by motion sensors designed to detect tunnel digging and is expected to be completed by mid-2019. The project had been previously announced, but details of its construction had been kept secret until Thursday, when journalists were allowed to view aspects of it. The details were unveiled…

UK police arrest three in Wales over London train bomb attack

NEWPORT, WALES: British police arrested three men in south Wales over last week’s bombing of a busy commuter train in west London, meaning five people are now being questioned by detectives over the attack which injured 30 people. A 25-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday evening in Newport, while two others, aged 48 and 30, were detained at another address in the Welsh town in the early hours of Wednesday, London police said. “This continues to be a fast-moving investigation. A significant amount of activity has taken…

British police arrest man at Dover in London bomb manhunt

LONDON: British police arrested an 18-year-old man in the port of Dover and raided a property in a small town outside London on Saturday as they hunted for whoever planted a bomb on a commuter train that injured 30 people a day earlier. Prime Minister Theresa May put Britain on the highest security level of “critical” late on Friday, meaning another attack may be imminent, and deployed soldiers and armed police to strategic sites. In what police called a “significant” development, at about 7.50 a.m. (0650 GMT) officers…