25/04/24

Teen terror suspects had Islamic State beheading and bomb-making videos, court told

Two teenagers arrested in connection with the Wakeley church stabbing had graphic videos of Islamic State beheadings, with one also possessing bomb-making instructions, police allege. A 14-year-old, who stopped attending school in 2022, is among the five young people charged with a range of terrorism and extremism .....

25/04/24

Five teenagers charged with terrorism offences after police raids across Sydney

Five of the seven teenagers arrested on Wednesday as part of counter-terrorism raids in Sydney have been charged with a range of terrorism offences. Two males, aged 17 and 14, were charged with possessing or controlling violent extremist material, and two 16-year-old males were charged with conspiring to .....

25/04/24

Lack of action on Iran could lead to more threats and attacks in UK, says journalis

A former BBC journalist has said the UK government will “pay a heavy price” for its lack of action against the Iranian regime, which could lead to more “threats” and “operations” in Britain, after the stabbing of an Iranian journalist in London. Sima Sabet, a former journalist at the BBC World Service and .....

23/04/24

Israel’s military intelligence chief resigns over failure to prevent Hamas attack on Oct. 7

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The head of Israeli military intelligence resigned on Monday because of Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack, becoming the first senior figure to step down over his role in the stunning failure to anticipate or quickly respond to the deadliest assault in Israel’s history. Maj. Gen. .....

23/04/24

Mass arrests made as US campus protests over Gaza spread

Protests against the war in Gaza have spread from Columbia and Yale to other US universities as officials scramble to defuse demonstrations. On Monday night, police moved to break up a protest at New York University and made a number of arrests. Dozens of students were arrested at Yale earlier in the day, while .....

23/04/24

Fiji steps up against terrorism risks

There is scope for spillover effects from past terrorist activities in South East Asia and Middle East which could fuel terrorism and violent extremism in Fiji and the region. Speaking at the Second National Consultation Workshop, Deputy Secretary for the Ministry of Home Affairs Sainitiki Ravuso says the government .....

23/04/24

Cleethorpes man charged with terrorism offences

A 25-year-old man who was arrested in Cleethorpes has been charged with terror offences and is due to appear in court today. Mohammed Mahfuz Ahmad, of Crow Hill Avenue, Cleethorpes, has been charged with two counts of disseminating terrorist publications and another of encouraging terrorism. Humberside .....

22/04/24

Man jailed after sending envelopes of white powder to DVLA headquarters and Stanstead airport

A Suffolk man has been jailed for terrorism offences, after he sent hoax packages containing white powder and letters to primary schools, shopping centres and businesses, telling recipients to ‘run’. Gary Preston, 64, from Haverhill, was today (Thursday) sentenced to nine-and-a-half years’ after previously .....

22/04/24

Two men charged with spying for China under Official Secrets Act

A UK parliamentary researcher and another man have been charged with spying for China after allegedly providing information which could be "useful to an enemy". Christopher Cash, 29, the researcher, and Christopher Berry, 32, were charged under the Official Secrets Act. They are accused of giving "articles, notes, .....

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 .....