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# Terror

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2022
# Bomb
PSNI say object left at Derry police station thought to be a hoax was 'explosive device'
A major security operation began on Sunday night when the device was found in a hi-jacked car left at the station
# unrest
Nigerian forces hunt gunmen who killed 50 at church
No-one has claimed responsibility for the killings.
# Terror
Terror threat level in Northern Ireland lowered but attack still 'likely'
The assessment was made by MI5 – the British internal intelligence agency.
# on trial
‘Warped, twisted and violent’ terrorist assassinated Tory MP David Amess, court told
Ali Harbi Ali, 26, from north London, denies the allegations.
All time
# Liverpool
Four people arrested following explosion outside Liverpool hospital released without charge
A motive is still unclear but the incident has been declared a terrorist attack.
# France
History teacher decapitated in France in 'abominable' terrorist-linked assault
The attack happened at around 4pm Irish time near a school in Conflans Saint-Honorine.
# salman abedi
‘Missed opportunities’ to identify Manchester Arena bomber, inquiry hears
Salman Abedi was reported to police and security as acting suspiciously in the minutes before he detonated his bomb, the inquiry heard.
# London Bridge
'A dark day': Man who fought off London Bridge terrorist with tusk speaks of attack
“I feel we all have a duty to challenge the spread of fear, hatred or intolerance within our communities,” Darryn Frost said.
# Guantánamo Bay
Trial date set for alleged mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others in Guantanamo Bay prison camp will go on trial in January 2021.
# Oslo
Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'
Only three people were inside the mosque at the time of the attack.
# Colombo
Sri Lanka Easter attacks: Government says Islamist extremist group behind slaughter of almost 300
The government is investigating whether the group had “international support”.
# terror cell
15 charged over murder of tourists in Morocco
Seven other detainees will be referred to the prosecution in the coming days.
# Charlie Hebdo
French prosecutors want 14 tried over Charlie Hebdo attacks
It will be up to anti-terrorist judges to decide whether all 14 are tried.
# Spain
Spanish police treating attempted knife assault on officers as 'terrorist attack'
The man was shot dead by a police officer during the incident in Catalonia.
# Extradition
Judgement reserved in extradition challenge by Algerian man accused of terror
The State has opposed the application.
# your closest friend
Irish crime writer's London terror novel optioned for major UK TV series
One of the author’s previous books is being made into a film, while another is also due to be a TV show.
# Terrorism
London man who made bombs for the Taliban convicted of terror offences
Ali was arrested by armed police near the Houses of Parliament in London on 27 April 2017.
# Jailed for life
Mum and daughter jailed over London terror plot
Rizlaine Boular, 22, was jailed for life.
# Sweden
Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov sentenced to life imprisonment
Akilov killed five people and wounded 14 others during the attack on 7 April 2017.
# Turkey
'I am more a spy than he is': Trump tweets support for jailed US pastor
Andrew Brunson is on trial in Turkey on terror-related charges.
# jens r
'No terror link' to deadly German van attack as driver's mental health issues come into focus
The driver, identified as Jens R., had spoken recently about suicide.
# France
'We want this to stop': Mourners pack Trebes church to pay tribute to victims of terror attack
The bishop of Carcassonne and Narbonne celebrated the mass to honour the four killed and three wounded.
# Just a drill
Pictures: Gardaí and Defence Forces carry out dramatic terror training at Shannon Airport
It involved a number of Garda units.
# Terror
London man found guilty of encouraging jihadi terrorism through YouTube videos
Gary Staples, aged 50, created seven videos consisting of photo slideshows depicting terror incidents.
# Iraq
German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS
She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.
Voices
'An attack is a distinct possibility in Ireland in 2018 - our security is provocatively weak'
In terms of asymmetric threats and terrorism, the outlook is bleak, writes Tom Clonan.
# deradicalisation
'My father was scared I'd blow myself up': Chess and therapy for ex-jihadists at Syria rehab centre
The rehab centre in Marea opened in October this year to help ex-jihaists reintegrate into society.
# Terror
'The pain was excruciating': Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces
Doctors and aid workers say that they are stunned at the sheer volume of rapes, and suspect only a fraction of women have come forward.
# Jailed
Fake Paris attacks victim jailed for six months
He was 30km away from the attack in the Bataclan when it happened.
# Terror
New York terror attack: Trump calls for suspect to be sentenced to death penalty
Sayfullo Saipov allegedly drove into a number of people on a bike path in New York on Tuesday.
# Terror Attack
Police claim suspect 'felt good' about New York attack as Trump calls for him to face death penalty
Trump also refused to rule out sending the suspect to Guantanamo Bay.
# Terrorism
Five arrested after discovery of homemade bomb in Paris
The latest terror attack in France was on Sunday in Marseille, when a man stabbed two women to death at the main train station.
# parsons green
Second man arrested in connection with London Tube terror attack
A 21-year-old man was arrested in Hounslow, west London, just before midnight last night.
# critical threat level
18-year-old man arrested in connection with London Underground bombing
An 18-year-old man has been arrested.
# London Bridge
Channel 4 to issue correction after identifying wrong man as London terror attacker
Channel 4 has said that it is fully cooperating with the investigation.
# Terror
Another arrest after sword attack at Buckingham Palace
Three police officers were injured in the attack.
# staying offline
Spain's terror cell managed to avoid detection by going dark and relying on family
The key person in this case is said to be Moroccan imam Abdelbaki Es Satty.
# Bombs
Suspect in Barcelona attack says terror cell planned to target monuments
Four suspects appeared in court yesterday.
# Charged
'Not enough evidence' as one suspect in Barcelona terror attack released
Four suspects in all were held, suspected of “terror-related murder”.
# Terror
Four Spain terror attacks suspects to go before judge today
Eight members of the terror cell have been killed in the last week.