Man arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism offences

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences. He was detained at a residential address in east London on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism. Officers have been carrying out a search of the property as part of the investigation by the Met Police’s Counter Terrorism Command. The man remains in custody a south London police station, the force said, as inquiries continue.

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Your ongoing commitment to TINYg and our collective aim of sharing information and best practice to our collective networks continues to make a positive impact. The level of support that we receive from Law Enforcement colleagues, Government agencies and corporations internationally is certainly testament to that. Thank you. 2019 has been our most successful year to date, with three major conferences in London and another three in the USA. We hope that 2020 will be…

Sydney plane plotters who planted bomb on estranged brother jailed for 76 years

The brothers were planning to blow up an Etihad flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi and then carry out a poison gas attack Two Sydney brothers who constructed a bomb hidden in a meat grinder and tried to plant it on a packed Etihad A380 aircraft in their unwitting younger brother’s luggage have been jailed for 40 and 36 years. Khaled Khayat, 52, and Mahmoud Khayat, 34, were found guilty earlier this year of conspiring…

Former beauty queen found guilty of funding terrorism

A former beauty contestant and the ex-girlfriend of a professional footballer has been found guilty of funding terrorism. Amaani Noor, 21, was found guilty at Liverpool Crown Court on Thursday of donating $45 USD, around £35, to organisation The Merciful Hands via Paypal on May 23 last year knowing it would or may be used for the purposes of terrorism. Noor, who the court heard had married an Islamist fighter online and planned to join…

Hong Kong Police Sound Alarm Over Homemade Explosives

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s much-maligned police force provided a rare behind-the-scenes look Friday at its bomb disposal squad to show the potentially deadly destructive force of homemade explosives seized during months of protests that have shaken the Chinese territory. In a demonstration for media cameras, the bomb squad set off a series of controlled explosions in a disused quarry overlooking the citys high-rise skyline, blowing up a watermelon and shredding the front of a…

Andrew Dymock charged with 12 terror offences

A 22-year-old man from Bath has been charged with 12 terror offences. Andrew Dymock, of Weymouth Street, was arrested on Wednesday following an investigation by counter-terror police into suspected right-wing terrorism online. He will appear before Westminster Magistrates Court later, a spokesperson for Counter Terrorism Policing North East said. The charges include five offences of encouraging terrorism. He has also been charged with four offences of disseminating terrorist publications, two counts of terrorist fundraising, and…

Usman Khan’s 2012 accomplice bomb plotter arrested after review of terrorists on licence.

Nazam Hussain, 34, has been arrested after a review of terrorists on licence in the wake of the London Bridge attack. Police arrested Nazam Hussain after a search of his home address One of nine extremists convicted in 2012 alongside London Bridge terrorist Usman Khan for plotting to attack the London Stock Exchange has been arrested in Stoke-on-Trent. Nazam Hussain, 34, was detained on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts after a search of his…

Lisa Smith: IS recruit arrested after arriving back in Ireland

Lisa Smith is from Dundalk in County Louth an Irish citizen who became an Islamic State bride has been arrested after arriving back in Dublin. Lisa Smith and her daughter travelled from Turkey after being deported, arriving in Ireland on Sunday. She was arrested on arrival, and it is expected she will now be interviewed by police about suspected terrorist offences. Plans have also been made for the care of her two-year-old daughter, who was…

London Bridge: attacker had been jailed for al-Qaida inspired bomb plot

Usman Khan shot dead by police while wearing fake suicide vest. Man and woman killed in attack on Friday, three others injured. A man and a woman were killed in a terror attack in London carried out by an Islamist extremist who had been jailed for an al-Qaida inspired bomb plot and was recently released on licence. Scotland Yard are investigating how 28-year-old Usman Khan was able to launch the attack in London Bridge on…

The Hague stabbing: Several hurt in attack at department store

The attack happened in a busy shopping area At least three people have been stabbed in an attack at a department store in a busy shopping street in The Hague, Dutch police say. Police are searching for a man aged between 45 and 50, wearing a grey jogging tracksuit, who they believe may be behind the attack. Images on social media showed emergency services at the scene amid crowds of Black Friday shoppers. The condition…