Category: terrorism

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Jan
2021

French Police Detain 7 People With Links To Refugee Who Beheaded SchoolteacherFrench Police Detain 7 People With Links To Refugee Who Beheaded Schoolteacher

French anti-terrorism police detained seven people suspected to have had links to the Chechen refugee who beheaded a schoolteacher in October, the Associated Press reported. The seven individuals that were detained were suspected contacts of Abdoullakh Anzorov, the 18-year-old who decapitated schoolteacher Samuel Paty after Paty had reportedly showed students caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad […]

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Jan
2021

Al Qaeda Affiliate Claims Responsibility For Killing French Soldiers In MaliAl Qaeda Affiliate Claims Responsibility For Killing French Soldiers In Mali

The Al Qaeda-linked Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM) said that it was behind a Monday attack that killed three French soldiers in Mali, according to a statement released on its propaganda platform Al-Zallaqa. GSIM, also known as the Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM), the main jihadist coalition in the Sahel, mentioned several […]

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Dec
2020

Gunmen Reportedly Kill 27, Burn Down Hundreds Of Homes Amid Nigerien ElectionsGunmen Reportedly Kill 27, Burn Down Hundreds Of Homes Amid Nigerien Elections

December 14, 2020 4:44 PM ET Attackers burned down at least 800 homes and killed at least 27 people in the southeastern region of Diffa in Niger on Saturday, according to a United Nations statement made Monday.  The U.N. did not attribute the actions to a particular group, according to Reuters. However, a local official […]

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Dec
2020

Pair Of Alleged Anarchist Women Charged With Terrorism After Attempting To Derail TrainPair Of Alleged Anarchist Women Charged With Terrorism After Attempting To Derail Train

December 02, 2020 7:14 PM ET Two anarchist women were arrested and charged with committing terrorist attacks against a railway carrier on the BNSF Railway tracks in Washington, according to a press release from the Department of Justice in the Western District of Washington. OCTOBER 13, 2019 – Shunting of PKP Intercity carriages at Katowice […]

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Nov
2020

Swiss Woman Arrested After Suspected Terror Attack Had Ties To Jihadist In SyriaSwiss Woman Arrested After Suspected Terror Attack Had Ties To Jihadist In Syria

A Swiss woman who was arrested after a suspected terror attack Tuesday had ties to a jihadist in Syria and had tried to travel there in 2017, numerous sources reported. The suspect, 28, allegedly attempted to choke someone and stabbed another person in the neck with a knife at a department store in the Italian-speaking […]

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Nov
2020

Double Bomb Blast In Afghanistan Reportedly Kills At Least 14, Dozens WoundedDouble Bomb Blast In Afghanistan Reportedly Kills At Least 14, Dozens Wounded

November 24, 2020 11:31 AM ET Two explosions in Afghanistan’s Bamiyan province killed at least 14 people and wounded at least 45 others Tuesday, according to multiple reports.  Two roadside bombs were hidden in the main bazaar of Bamiyan City before detonating simultaneously, according to Reuters. Among the 14 dead are two police officers, provincial […]

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Nov
2020

11 Germans Charged With Terror Plot To Eventually Overthrow Their Government11 Germans Charged With Terror Plot To Eventually Overthrow Their Government

November 13, 2020 11:27 AM ET Eleven German men have been accused of plotting a far-right terror campaign against Muslims in order to eventually overthrow the government, according to prosecutors.  The “Group S” aimed to create civil unrest through a series of attacks against Muslims in Germany with the goal of overthrowing the German government […]

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Nov
2020

UK Raises Terror Threat Level To ‘Severe’ After Determining Possible Attack Is Highly LikelyUK Raises Terror Threat Level To ‘Severe’ After Determining Possible Attack Is Highly Likely

The U.K. raised its terror threat level to “severe” after determining that a potential attack is highly likely following killings in France and Austria, the Associated Press reported. Home Secretary Priti Patel announced that the threat level was elevated Tuesday from “substantial,” which means an attack is thought to be likely, rather than highly likely, […]

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Nov
2020

REPORT: At Least Seven Dead In Austria Shooting, Explosion Near Vienna’s Main SynagogueREPORT: At Least Seven Dead In Austria Shooting, Explosion Near Vienna’s Main Synagogue

November 02, 2020 4:31 PM ET At least seven people have allegedly been killed after a shooting in Vienna, Austria, Monday night, according to multiple reports.  A large-scale police operation is currently underway in Vienna after at least one gunman opened fire Monday evening in the Inner City district, according to Reuters. The head of […]

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