New drama in Paris: Open fire on a woman who threatened to blow up the subway VIDEO

The level of security has been raised after this month, in France, an Islamic extremist killed a teacher in a grammar school.
According to police sources, the woman was wearing an Islamic veil, an abaya, and along with the threats, she uttered words justifying terrorism.
The police said that they do not have any information about the condition of the woman.

Erdoğan slams Sweden for allowing Quran burning

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has strongly condemned the burning of the Muslim holy book the Quran in Sweden on June 28, further clouding the Nordic nation's chances of quickly joining NATO.

"We will not bow to the politics of provocation and threat. We will show our opposition against Islamophobia," Erdoğan said in a video message to celebrate Eid al-Adha of his party's members. 

Rushdie says ‘struggle continues’

British writer Salman Rushdie attended a New York gala on Thursday night in his first public appearance since a knife attack that nearly took his life last year.

The award-winning novelist, a naturalized American who has lived in New York for 20 years, lost sight in one eye after being stabbed on stage in August while speaking at a US arts center.

3 Islamic Jihad leaders killed in Israel strikes on Gaza

The Israeli army said it killed three leaders of the Islamic Jihad militant group Tuesday in air strikes on Gaza, which left a dozen dead according to the health ministry in the Hamas-controlled Palestinian territory.

The ministry said that women and children were among the dead, publishing a list of names without ages or detailing any affiliations.