22/02/22

UK - Convicted bombers guilty of attacking prison officer

Three convicted terrorists, including Hashem Abedi who is serving life for 22 murders in the Manchester Arena bombing, have been found guilty of a "vicious attack" on a prison officer. Paul Edwards, 57, was attacked in his office in the high security unit of Belmarsh Prison in May 2020. Abedi, with Ahmed Hassan and .....

21/02/22

US begins counter-terrorism training in Africa amid upheaval

JACQUEVILLE, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - The United States' yearly counter-terrorism training program for African forces began on Sunday in Ivory Coast at a time of upheaval in which Islamist fighters control large areas, coups are on the rise and French forces are winding down. The training program, known as Flintlock, .....

16/02/22

UK - ‘Eco-terrorist’ who planted bomb in Edinburgh park jailed

A self-styled eco-terrorist who planted a viable homemade bomb in a popular public park in central Edinburgh has been jailed for more than eight years. Nikolaos Karvounakis, originally from the Greek island of Crete, had placed the improvised device packed with 58 nails and sections of metal pipe in a shelter at .....

15/02/22

Critical Infrastructure Daily Brief

Statewide Terrorism & Intelligence Center Critical Infrastructure Daily Brief **UNCLASSIFIED ** (U) STIC is providing this information to our partner agencies for situational awareness. This document contains information obtained from open source information. While STIC has gone to great lengths to verify .....

12/02/22

US - Nine Phoenix Officers Wounded After Suspect Uses Baby As Bait For Ambush

Phoenix, AZ – Nine Phoenix police officers were wounded on Friday morning while responding to a report of a shooting that led to an hours-long standoff on the south side of the city. Phoenix police said the incident occurred just after 2 a.m. on Feb. 11 on 54th Avenue between Lower Buckeye and Broadway roads, KTVK .....

09/02/22

UK terrorism threat level lowered to 'substantial'

The UK's terrorism threat level has been downgraded from "severe" to "substantial". Home Secretary Priti Patel said the move followed a "significant reduction" in the momentum of attacks in Europe - since those seen in Austria and France between September and November 2020. But she stressed that it was kept under .....

09/02/22

US offers $10m reward over IS-K terror attack

The US is offering two $10m (£7.4m) rewards for information on anyone responsible for a terror attack on Kabul airport. At least 185 people - including 13 American troops and three Britons - died in the suicide bomb attack during evacuation of the city in August 2021. President Joe Biden promised to hunt down those .....

07/02/22

Critical Infrastructure Daily Brief

Statewide Terrorism & Intelligence Center Critical Infrastructure Daily Brief **UNCLASSIFIED ** (U) STIC is providing this information to our partner agencies for situational awareness. This document contains information obtained from open source information. While STIC has gone to great lengths to verify .....

03/02/22

Critical Infrastrusture Daily Brief

Statewide Terrorism & Intelligence Center Critical Infrastructure Daily Brief February 3, 2022   **UNCLASSIFIED ** (U) STIC is providing this information to our partner agencies for situational awareness. This document contains information obtained from open source information. While .....

01/02/22

UK - Armed counter-terrorism officers to be deployed on British cross-Channel ferries

Armed counter-terrorism officers will be deployed on British cross-Channel ferries for the first time this summer, though government sources said there was no specific threat to passenger vessels. Firearms police from the Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) are to be posted on ferries out of Dover, as well as on .....