The UK is facing a "multidimensional threat" that is rapidly evolving "at a scale and pace we've not seen before", the director general of MI5 has warned.
A shooting at a royal palace in Saudi Arabia has left two security guards dead and three others injured, according to state media. A Saudi interior ministry statement said a 28-year-old man was killed after he drove up to the Al Salam palace gates in Jeddah and shot at security.
Twitter has shut down nearly 300,000 accounts which promote terrorism in the first half of this year. Less than one percent of the accounts were closed down following government requests, according to the company, while 95% of the accounts were shut as per Twitter’s censorship policy in combating extremist content.