January 20, 2020

Profile of new Islamic State emir revealed

The Guardian has revealed the profile of the new Islamic State leader (emir) Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi, who was announced by IS last year.  The Guardian […]
January 17, 2020

UK shuts down Islamic school after extremism fears

One of the terrorists behind the 2017 attack on London Bridge worked in a classroom and raised questions about the regulation of schools. Metropolitan Police via […]
January 15, 2020

EU renews its terrorist list of persons and organisations subject to sanctions

The European Council has renewed the so-called EU terrorist list, which sets out persons, groups and entities subject to restrictive measures with a view to combating terrorism. Persons, groups and entities on the […]
January 15, 2020

UK government considering new law to ban the possession of terrorist propaganda

A new law that would make it illegal to possess extremist material, such as videos of Islamic State beheadings, is being considered by the Government in […]
January 15, 2020

US calls shooting by Saudi gunman at Pensacola Navy base ‘an act of terrorism’

The shooting by a Saudi national that killed three American troops at a Pensacola Navy base last year was an act of terrorism, Attorney General William […]
January 15, 2020

Another two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan roadside bomb blast

US military officials identified two U.S. service members who were killed Saturday when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan. The two […]
January 10, 2020

Chinese officials claim counter-terrorism methods used in Xinjiang are not different from the West

Officials from northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region briefed media on the region’s counter-terrorism and deradicalization efforts, including vocational education and training, on Friday. The officials […]
January 10, 2020

Woman caught in New York City terrorism sting sentenced to 15 years

A federal judge sentenced a New York City woman to 15 years in federal prison for studying how to make bombs for a terrorist attack that […]
January 10, 2020

Inmates wearing fake suicide vests attack officers in Whitemoor prison, anti-terrorism investigation launched

Counter-terrorism police are investigating an attack by two inmates at a maximum-security jail that resulted in five prison officers being taken to hospital. The two prisoners […]
January 5, 2020

U.S. service member, 2 DoD contractors killed in Kenya attack

A U.S. service member and two Department of Defense contractors died Sunday following an attack from al-Shabab militants in Manda Bay, Kenya, according to U.S. Africa […]
January 3, 2020

US airstrike kills top Iran general Qasem Soleimani at Baghdad airport

A US drone strike ordered by President Donald Trump on Baghdad airport has killed a top Iranian commander, in a major escalation in regional tensions that […]
January 1, 2020

Former member of the Irish Defence Forces charged with a terrorist offence released on bail

A former member of the Irish Defence Forces charged with a terrorist offence linked to the Islamic State group has been released on bail. Lisa Smith, […]

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