Turkey isis raid
Members of Turkish police special forces in armored vehicles take part in a security operation in Diyarbakir, Turkey, October 26, 2015. The police arrested two Isis suspects in Ankara for plotting a terror attack on New Year's eve, on Wednesday, 30 December 2015.Reuters

Turkey arrests 2 Isis bombers plotting New Year attack: The Turkish Police arrested two Isis suicide bombers in Ankara as they were preparing for a New Year's Eve terror attack. 

The terrorists had entered Turkey from Syria and were scouting for targets in Ankara, Hurriyet Daily News reported. 

They were arrested in a police raid on Mamak district in the capital on Wednesday, and the police also seized explosives and suicide vests. 

The planned Isis attack on New Year's eve was supposed to be worse than the October Ankara bombings that killed over 100 people, the Turkish daily said. 

23 Saudi women on trial for terror links: 23 women in Saudi Arabia are being tried for their alleged links to terror groups such as Isis and al Qaeda, Al Arabiya News reported. 

The trials against these women began in the last two years, the most recent being that of a 25-year-old woman who had pledged allegiance to Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Her case was taken up in a criminal court in the kingdom this month, Al Arabiya reported. 

In October, a group of hackers who hacked into email and Twitter accounts of Isis sympathisers in Saudi Arabia found that most of them were women. 

British couple convicted for London terror plan: A Muslim couple was found guilty of plotting an attack in London this year to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the 7 July 2005 suicide attacks.

Mohammed Rehman, 25, had asked his followers on his Twitter account "Silent Bomber" for suggestions on targets for the planned attacks. 

His wife Sana Ahmed Khan also shared a "common interest" in jihad  as well as in the Islamic State, the prosecutor told the jury, according to The Guardian

Bahrain jails 29 people for 2014 bomb attack: Bahrain jailed 29 people involved in the 19 December, 2014, bombing that injured several security personnel, giving out sentences ranging from five years to life terms, Bahrain News Agency reported on Tuesday. 

The 29 were convicted of attempting to murder policemen using and possessing explosives and weapons, rioting, and training for terror crimes. 

The Bahrain court revoked the citizenship of two of the convicts.