Terrorism

There Are So Many Attacks It’s a Terror Blur, But Those Who Keep Track Are Very Worried

Jihadists know their old strategies are failing, and they’re looking for a new approach—but nobody’s sure what that is.<p>PARIS—This has been a very bad week for terrorists in Europe. Their murderous missions failed miserably here and in Brussels and now, days later, they’re all but forgotten.<p>Who will …

Bastille Day

US drops terror reward for Somali al-Shabab leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has quietly rescinded a reward of up to $5 million for information about a top member of the al-Qaida-allied extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia.<p>The move comes amid reports in Somalia that Sheikh Mukhtar Robow may be in talks with the Somali government to …

News (U.S.)

More than 40 dead across Pakistan in series of attacks

Numerous attacks have rocked Pakistan on the last day of the fasting month of Ramadan. The explosions and a shooting have killed dozens and have been …

World News

Most Of America’s Terrorists Are White, And Not Muslim

Right-wing terror is real, and it's a problem.<p>When it comes to domestic terrorism in America, the numbers don’t lie: Far-right extremists are behind far more plots and attacks than Islamist extremists.<p>There were almost twice as many terrorist incidents by right-wing extremists as by Islamist …

Racism

The importance of talking to terrorists

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p>The Washington Post's Souad Mekhennet, a Europe-based national security correspondent and an accomplished …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Saudis foil attack on Grand Mosque in Mecca

<b>(CNN) —</b> Saudi security forces on Friday prevented an imminent attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca, the country's Interior Ministry said on state-run TV.<p>A suspect planning an attack on the mosque blew himself up in a nearby neighborhood when security forces surrounded a home where the man was …

Middle East

Saudi security forces foil suicide bomb attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque

Saudi Arabian police foiled a "terrorist action" against Islam's holiest site on Friday, where millions of faithful from around the world have gathered, the state Al-Ekhbaria news channel said.<p>Citing the Ministry of the Interior, it said 11 people were injured in the collapse of a three-storey …

Middle East

Why has Italy been spared mass terror attacks in recent years?

Experts say Italy has learned harsh lessons from anti-mafia policing, understands dangers of radicalisation in jail, and also relies on surveillance and deportation<p>Each time Youssef Zaghba landed in Bologna, there was someone waiting for him as he got off the plane. It was no secret in Italy that …

Italy

Lone Wolf Terror Attack in Michigan is 96th US Plot Since 9/11

Earlier this week, Amor M. Ftouhi, a Canadian-Tunisian dual citizen attacked a police officer at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan.<p>This …

Conservative POV

Targeted: Undocumented Black Immigrants Under Trump

The United States of America, from its emergence as a sovereign nation and the creation and ratification of the Constitution, has been deeply …

Immigration

Pakistan: Bombings in 2 cities kill at least 38

<b>Islamabad (CNN) —</b> At least 38 people died Friday in bombings in two cities in Pakistan, authorities said.<p>Twenty-seven people were killed and 175 people were hurt in Parachinar, a town in the Kurrum Agency, when two bombs exploded in a market, local political agent Basir Khan told CNN.<p>The Kurram …

Pakistan

U.S. Airstrike Kills Senior al-Qaida Leader

<b>From a U.S. Central Command News Release</b><p>An al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula senior leader was killed in Yemen’s Shabwah governorate by a June 16 …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Bronx Man Accused Of Joining ISIS Arrested At JFK Airport: Report | International Business Times

A Bronx-based home health aide was arrested Wednesday at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York following an alleged attempt to flee the country to join …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Police raid right-wing extremist camp in Thuringia

German police have raided a gathering of right-wing extremists and searched properties in southern Thuringia. One of 13 people under suspicion of …

World News

MSNBC Continues to Compare Republicans to Terrorists: Defending Trump is 'Like Hugging a Suicide Bomber'

On Thursday, MSNBC's Elise Jordan went off on President Donald Trump for teasing that there might be tapes of James Comey and his conversations.<p>“No, …

Donald Trump

Pakistan: 11 dead after car bomb near police chief's office in Quetta

Bomb was planted in a moving car, but officers were trying to determine whether it was a suicide attack<p>A powerful car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday has killed 11 people and wounded 20, officials said.<p>The explosion near the police chief’s …

Pakistan

Terrorist cell sentenced for Jewish grocery shop attack - France - RFI

The "Cannes-Torcy cell", named after the towns where its members were based, was accused of having planned several other attacks as well as seeking to join jihadist ranks in Syria before the network was dismantled in 2012. Eighteen men were found guilty and two were acquitted.<p>The verdict comes …

European News

Spain detains man linked to Danish group that financed IS

MADRID – Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a man allegedly involved in a network of Danish companies that financed and recruited militants for the Islamic State group.<p>A ministry statement Friday said the suspect, a Danish national of Moroccan origin, worked with a network of least …

Spain

Nigeria foiled attacks planned for Eid holiday - state security agency | Reuters

LAGOS Nigeria's state security agency said on Friday it had foiled plans by militants to detonate explosives in four cities in the north of the …

Nigeria

A Man Has Been Charged With Terrorism-Related Murder Over The Finsbury Park Attack

Darren Osborne, the 47-year-old man who was arrested following the terror attack near a mosque in Finsbury Park, north London on Monday, has been charged with terror-related murder and attempted murder, the Metropolitan Police said in a statement.<p>The full statement reads as follows:<p><b>Following an</b> …

Crime

Facebook announces UK counter-extremism initiative

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) launches the Online Civil Courage Initiative in the UK.<p>The Initiative, organized with the counter-extremism Institute for …

Fortune 500

Saudis thwart mosque attack in Mecca

Saudi security forces have foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an …

Islamic State (ISIS)

The Story About the Flint Terror Attack the Media Won't Talk About This Sunday

Two days ago, an Islamist terrorist tried to kill a policeman at the Flint, Michigan, airport. The attacker was a 49-year-old Canadian immigrant from …

Conservative POV

Glastonbury gets off to poignant start with minute's silence for Grenfell and recent terror attacks

Peter Hook led crowds in a moving tribute.<p>The music at Glastonbury Festival began earlier today (June 23) on a poignant note with a minute's silence …

Music Festivals

Finsbury Park mosque official complains to BBC over attack coverage

Chair of mosque says Muslims are ‘outraged’ that deadly terrorist attack was not discussed on Question Time<p>The chairman of Finsbury Park mosque has written to the BBC complaining that the terrorist attack on Muslim worshippers earlier this week was not discussed on BBC1’s Question Time on Thursday …

Finsbury Park

'Lion of London Bridge' Stopped Terrorists in Bar With His Bare Hands Insider

<b>Hollywood Filmmaker Calls Trump and McConnell 'Terrorists'</b><p>Roy Larner is being hailed as a hero after he fought the London Bridge terrorists with his bare hands.<p>Larner was in a bar on the night of June 3 when the attackers crashed into the bar and starting yelling about Allah and Islam, he said.<p>The …

London Bridge

Macron proposes tough new terrorism law - France - RFI

The proposals presented to the first meeting of a reshuffled cabinet appointed Wednesday are designed to allow the lifting of the state of emergency that has been in place since the November 2015 attacks in Paris.<p>The state of emergency has been extended five times since it was introduced by the …

European News

Terrorism plots: court adds years to 'lenient' sentences for teenagers

Pair to spend four extra years in jail for planning attacks in Melbourne after appeal by commonwealth that saw an intervention by ministers<p>Two Victorian teenagers who planned separate terror attacks in Melbourne in 2015 will spend an extra four years in jail after the Victorian court of appeal …

Crime

Twin bombings in Pakistan market kill at least 15

Twin bombs that exploded at a crowded market in northwest Pakistan on Friday killed at least 15 people and wounded 70, according to a Pakistani …

Tomi Lahren

Saudi Security Forces Foil Terrorist Attack in Mecca; One Dead

Five suspects wanted for terrorism are arrested after clashes<p>DUBAI—Saudi Arabian security forces Friday foiled a terrorist attack that was targeting the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, a Saudi official said.<p>A man, who was planning attacks in the kingdom, blew himself up in the middle of …

Middle East