03/10/23

Gunman opens fire in Thai shopping mall: Terrified shoppers flee in panic as police race to the scene

A gunman has opened fire in a Thai shopping mall, causing terrified shoppers to flee in a panic. Thai police said on Tuesday they were on their way to the mall in central Bangkok after receiving reports of shots being fired inside. There were no immediate reports of injuries or deaths, Achayon Kraithong, police .....

02/10/23

Liverpool bomber carried out attack outside women's hospital because of 'grievance against the British state for failing to accept his asylum claim and poor mental health', police probe finds

A man who detonated a bomb outside a hospital had a grievance against the British state because his asylum claim was rejected, a police investigation has found. Emad Al Swealmeen, 32, detonated the device, which he had made himself, while in a taxi outside Liverpool Women's Hospital just before 11am on November 14 .....

02/10/23

Turkey: Two officers injured in blast outside interior ministry

An explosion outside Turkey's interior ministry in the capital Ankara was a "terrorist attack", the interior minister has said. Two attackers arrived in a car at around 09:30 (06:30 GMT) and carried out the attack injuring two officers, Ali Yerlikaya said. Mr Yerlikaya said an attacker blew himself up in front of a .....

29/09/23

Rotterdam shootings: Gunman arrested after killing three people

Dutch police have arrested a gunman who killed at least three people in twin shootings in the city of Rotterdam. They say the male attacker, 32, opened fire in a home before setting it alight, then stormed the city's Erasmus Medical Center on Thursday. He was a student at Erasmus University, which is affiliated .....

29/09/23

Coventry student guilty of making IS chemical weapon drone

A PhD student has been convicted of designing and building a drone for terror group Islamic State (IS) that was capable of delivering a bomb. Mohamad Al-Bared denied supporting IS after the device was found in a bedroom at his Coventry home along with a 3D printer capable of making parts for it. Prosecutors alleged .....

28/09/23

'Dangerous' British terrorist who went to Syria intent on 'martyrdom on the battlefield' is set to be released from UK jail after serving just 10 years of his 12-year sentence

A British terrorist who travelled to Syria intent on ‘martyrdom’ is set to be released from jail after serving just 10 years of a 12-year sentence. Mohammed Nahin Ahmed and his childhood friend Yusuf Zubair Sarwar were both jailed in 2014 and branded ‘dangerous’ by the trial judge after pleading .....

28/09/23

Alleged Russian spy Orlin Roussev appears in court

A man living in Great Yarmouth who has been charged with spying for Russia has appeared in court today. Orlin Roussev, a Bulgarian national, appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court this morning (Tuesday, September 26).  The 45-year-old was arrested in February while living at an address in Princes .....

28/09/23

Bradford man appears in court on terror and fraud charges

A Bradford man has appeared at the Old Bailey charged with a series of terrorism and fraud offences. Muhammed Saeed Ahmed, 31, was arrested in June 2021 as part of a pre-planned operation by Counter Terrorism Policing North East, and was released under investigation the same day. The charges relate to 19 alleged .....

28/09/23

‘Pathetic remnants’ of Wagner return to fight in Ukraine

Several hundred members of Russia’s Wagner private mercenary group have returned to eastern Ukraine to fight but are not having a significant impact on the battlefield, a Ukrainian military spokesman has said. Wagner fighters played an important role in Russia’s capture of the eastern city of Bakhmut in .....

28/09/23

Woman on terror charges described in court as ‘leading member of New IRA’

A Co Tyrone woman facing terrorist charges has been described in court as a “leading member of the New IRA”. The allegation was made today as Sharon Jordan mounted a fresh bid to be released from custody after previous attempts to secure bail were rejected. Jordan (48), of Cappagh Road, Dungannon, has been on .....