08/12/23

E.U. Official Cites Big Risk of Terror Attacks in Europe Because of Gaza War

The war in Gaza and the polarization it is causing internationally are creating a major risk of terrorist attacks in the European Union over the December holiday season, Ylva Johansson, the bloc’s commissioner for home affairs, said on Tuesday. The warning was a reflection of how in Europe, which in recent .....

06/12/23

Las Vegas teen found with explosive materials after threatening ‘lone wolf’ terror attack, authorities say

A 16-year-old in Las Vegas was arrested after allegedly threatening a lone wolf terrorist attack in support of ISIS, authorities said, adding investigators found components and instructions to build an explosive device during a search of his home. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said it started .....

06/12/23

Wieambilla shootings: US arrests man over Australian religious terror attack

The FBI has arrested a man in Arizona over a religiously-motivated terror attack on a remote Australian property last year that left six dead. The 58-year-old US citizen faces two charges, one of which relates to the incitement of violence online. He "repeatedly" sent online messages containing "Christian end of .....

06/12/23

Paris attack near Eiffel Tower leaves one dead and two injured

A German man has died and two others, including a British man, have been injured in a knife and hammer attack on a street in central Paris. The attack occurred near the Eiffel Tower shortly before 21:00 local time (20:00 GMT) on Saturday. A 26-year-old French man was later arrested, and anti-terrorism prosecutors .....

05/12/23

Christchurch terror attack inquest: Front-line police should be trained to go to sound of gunfire - American counter-terrorism expert

All front-line police officers should be trained to enter a scene with an active armed offender, an American expert in counter-terrorism has told the mosque attack inquest. Dr Frank Straub began his law enforcement career in the 1980s and was involved in rescue operations in the 9/11 twin towers terrorist attack. .....

04/12/23

Mindanao: Four killed in explosion at Catholic Mass in Philippines

Four people have been killed in an explosion at a Catholic Mass in the southern Philippines on Sunday morning. The incident occurred at the gymnasium of Mindanao State University in Marawi, the country's largest Muslim city. Forty-two others suffered mostly minor wounds, authorities said, adding the situation was .....

04/12/23

Paris attack near Eiffel Tower leaves one dead and two injured

A German man has died and two others, including a British man, have been injured in a knife and hammer attack on a street in central Paris. The attack occurred near the Eiffel Tower shortly before 21:00 local time (20:00 GMT) on Saturday. A 26-year-old French man was later arrested, and anti-terrorism prosecutors .....

29/11/23

France charges two over Nazi swastika graffiti in Paris

France charged two people with justifying a crime against humanity over Nazi swastikas that were spray-painted in northwestern Paris, a judicial source said on Wednesday. The two were part of a group of 13 people who were detained on Saturday. The suspects, who are in their 20s and early 30s, have been described as a .....

29/11/23

French police arrest Nice defender Youcef Atal over suspected 'justification of terrorism' after he was banned for seven games for sharing anti-Semitic Instagram post

French police have arrested Nice defender Youcef Atal as part of an investigation into 'justification of terrorism' after he shared an allegedly anti-Semitic post on Instagram.  He was banned for seven games after sharing a video of Palestinian preacher Mahmoud al-Hasanat amid the ongoing conflict in the .....

29/11/23

Colin Webster convicted in court of terrorist offence

A KELTY man has been found guilty of offences under the Terrorism Act. Colin Webster, 61, of Station Road, shared an online video supporting National Action, a banned extreme right-wing terrorist group. Police Scotland's Counter Terrorism Unit launched an investigation that led to his conviction yesterday .....