20/04/24

Man held over Paris bomb threat at Iran consulate

Armed police have made an arrest after reports that a man was seen entering the Iranian consulate not far from the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Elite officers from France's BRI intervention brigade surrounded the building after a witness saw a man apparently carrying a grenade or explosive vest. French reports said the .....

18/04/24

Teenager behind alleged stabbings at Assyrian Orthodox church in Wakeley charged with terrorism offence and denied bail

The teenage boy who allegedly attacked a prominent Sydney bishop during a church sermon in Sydney's west this week has been charged with terrorism.  A joint counter-terrorism taskforce involving the Australian Federal Police, NSW Police, the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), and NSW Crime .....

18/04/24

US urges Afghanistan to stop terrorists from using its soil

WASHINGTON: The US State Department on Thursday backed Pakistan’s efforts against terrorism and urged the Taliban rulers to stop terrorists from using Afghanistan's soil. In a conversation with Geo News, a State Department spokesperson said, "We support Pakistan’s efforts to combat terrorism and ensure the safety .....

18/04/24

Counter-terror police due to speak to relative of Liverpool bomber

Counter-terrorism police are due to speak to a relative of the Liverpool bomber, a police chief has said. Assistant Chief Constable Russ Jackson, of Counter Terrorism Police North West, said Emad Al Swealmeen had been formally identified as the taxi passenger who died in the blast outside Liverpool Women’s Hospital .....

18/04/24

Far-right extremist admits hosting terror website

A far-right extremist who ran a website used by convicted international terrorists is facing jail after admitting four terrorism charges. Colin McNeil, 46, pleaded guilty to distributing a terrorist publication with the intention of encouraging acts of terrorism at Sheffield Crown Court. Counter terror police said .....

18/04/24

UK police officers to support Paris Olympics security operation

The announcement comes as the UK and France celebrated the 120th anniversary of their historic Entente Cordiale agreement earlier this month, marking more than a century of the Franco-British friendship. Around 35,000 police and gendarmes are expected to be mobilised each day during the Games, with a peak of 45,000 .....

16/04/24

Sydney church stabbing was a 'terrorist' attack, police say

Australian police have declared Monday's stabbing at a Sydney church a religiously motivated "terrorist act". A 16-year-old boy was arrested after a bishop, a priest and churchgoers were attacked during mass at the Assyrian Christ The Good Shepherd Church. At least four people suffered "non-life-threatening" .....

16/04/24

Isle of Wight Festival terror plot: Teen jailed for seven years

A 16-year-old boy has been jailed for seven years for plotting a terror attack after researching the Isle of Wight Festival as a potential target. The teenager from Cowes on the Isle of Wight, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was planning to attack people he believed had insulted Islam. He also shared .....

16/04/24

Ricin-making terrorist back in court for possessing 'disturbing' child abuse images

A convicted terrorist who made a chemical weapon has appeared back in court for failing to comply with a notification order, drugs offences and possessing "disturbing" child abuse images. Ian Davison - who also goes by Ian Deleney - was caged for 44 months after pleading guilty to the following offences in 2023: .....

09/04/24

Teenager in court over terrorism offences

An 18-year-old man from West Sussex has appeared in court charged with terrorism offences. Cameron Finnigan from Horsham was arrested at his home address on 26 March, Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE) said. He has been charged with one count of preparation of terrorist acts, one count of possessing .....