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#Terrorism

# terrorism - Thursday 17 December, 2020

US to announce new charges over 1988 Lockerbie bombing
# Lockerbie Bombing
# Lockerbie Bombing

US to announce new charges over 1988 Lockerbie bombing

Dec 17th 2020, 7:43 AM 12,452 Views 1 Comment

The New York-bound flight exploded over the Scottish town in 1988.

# terrorism - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Austria admits security failings leading up to deadly Vienna shooting rampage
# Austria
# Austria

Austria admits security failings leading up to deadly Vienna shooting rampage

Nov 5th 2020, 8:07 AM 15,071 Views 2 Comments

Police detained 14 people in the wake of the shooting.

# terrorism - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Gunman killed in Vienna terror attack had tried to join IS
# Austria
# Austria

Gunman killed in Vienna terror attack had tried to join IS

Updated Nov 3rd 2020, 6:11 PM 67,846 Views 89 Comments

Two men and two woman were killed in the attack yesterday evening.

UK raises terror threat level to ‘severe’ following Vienna attack
# Terrorist Threat
# Terrorist Threat

UK raises terror threat level to ‘severe’ following Vienna attack

Nov 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 15,479 Views 5 Comments

The Home Secretary Priti Patel said the escalation meant an attack was now ‘highly likely’.

# terrorism - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Manhunt continues in France after shooting of Greek Orthodox priest
# Lyon
# Lyon

Manhunt continues in France after shooting of Greek Orthodox priest

Updated Nov 1st 2020, 5:36 PM 42,650 Views 24 Comments

The priest remains in a critical condition.

# terrorism - Monday 14 September, 2020

Trial of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith to begin in January 2022
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Trial of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith to begin in January 2022

Sep 14th 2020, 10:44 AM 21,462 Views 0 Comments

Smith is charged with membership of the Islamic State terrorist group and with financing terrorism.

# terrorism - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Christchurch gunman sentenced to life in prison without parole
# Brenton Harrison Tarrant
# Brenton Harrison Tarrant

Christchurch gunman sentenced to life in prison without parole

Aug 27th 2020, 7:05 AM 21,176 Views 19 Comments

Brenton Harrison Tarrant had pleaded guilty to murder, attempted murder and terrorism.

# terrorism - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'He may never be released': Manchester Arena bomb plotter jailed for 55 years
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

'He may never be released': Manchester Arena bomb plotter jailed for 55 years

Aug 20th 2020, 2:24 PM 28,642 Views 28 Comments

Hashem Abedi is expected to die in jail after being handed 24 life sentences.

# terrorism - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Serving probationary Metropolitan Police officer charged with terrorism offence
# National Action
# National Action

Serving probationary Metropolitan Police officer charged with terrorism offence

Jul 9th 2020, 10:29 PM 19,596 Views 0 Comments

He has been bailed to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 6 August.

# terrorism - Thursday 21 May, 2020

FBI says shooting at Texas naval air station was 'terrorism-related'
# Investigation
# Investigation

FBI says shooting at Texas naval air station was 'terrorism-related'

May 21st 2020, 10:55 PM 25,467 Views 14 Comments

The shooting took place at 6.15am today. One person was injured and the gunman was killed.

# terrorism - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Norwegian man appears in court accused of mosque terror attack
# Oslo
# Oslo

Norwegian man appears in court accused of mosque terror attack

May 7th 2020, 11:20 AM 18,633 Views 0 Comments

Philip Manshaus is suspected of killing his stepsister and then storming an Oslo mosque with firearms last year.

# terrorism - Monday 3 February, 2020

Counter-terrorism police raid two houses following London stabbing attack
# London Attack
# London Attack

Counter-terrorism police raid two houses following London stabbing attack

Feb 3rd 2020, 1:48 PM 9,527 Views 10 Comments

Sudesh Amman, who was wearing a fake suicide vest, was shot on a street in south London yesterday.

Man shot dead by police in London stabbing attack was convicted terrorist
# London Attack
# London Attack

Man shot dead by police in London stabbing attack was convicted terrorist

Feb 3rd 2020, 7:20 AM 22,159 Views 0 Comments

It is understood Amman, who was jailed in December 2018, had been freed in the past six weeks.

# terrorism - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Met Police say London stabbing attack is believed to be 'Islamist-related'
# Streatham
# Streatham

Met Police say London stabbing attack is believed to be 'Islamist-related'

Updated Feb 2nd 2020, 7:25 PM 104,618 Views 102 Comments

Police fatally shot a man, who was wearing a hoax device, at the scene in Streatham this afternoon.

# terrorism - Saturday 21 December, 2019

'A dark day': Man who fought off London Bridge terrorist with tusk speaks of attack
# London Bridge
# London Bridge

'A dark day': Man who fought off London Bridge terrorist with tusk speaks of attack

Dec 21st 2019, 9:24 AM 33,696 Views 18 Comments

“I feel we all have a duty to challenge the spread of fear, hatred or intolerance within our communities,” Darryn Frost said.

# terrorism - Monday 9 December, 2019

Fatal US naval base shooting presumed to be act of terrorism, FBI says
# Florida
# Florida

Fatal US naval base shooting presumed to be act of terrorism, FBI says

Dec 9th 2019, 8:12 AM 11,257 Views 9 Comments

The US has sought the assistance of Saudi officials as they try to gather information about the gunman.

# terrorism - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Police renew appeal for witnesses to London bridge terrorist attack
# Met Police
# Met Police

Police renew appeal for witnesses to London bridge terrorist attack

Dec 7th 2019, 1:40 PM 6,513 Views 0 Comments

Police have taken more than 300 statements and retrieved more than 80 hours of CCTV footage.

# terrorism - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Both London Bridge victims named as Cambridge University graduates
# London Bridge
# London Bridge

Both London Bridge victims named as Cambridge University graduates

Updated Dec 1st 2019, 4:30 PM 56,072 Views 21 Comments

Met Police have named the victims as Jack Merritt (25) and Saskia Jones (23).

# terrorism - Monday 18 November, 2019

'An impossible task': Facebook counter-terrorism chief on trying to rid social media of extremist content
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

'An impossible task': Facebook counter-terrorism chief on trying to rid social media of extremist content

Nov 18th 2019, 5:20 PM 10,296 Views 14 Comments

Dr Erin Marie Saltman was speaking during a visit to Dublin this afternoon.

# terrorism - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Explainer: Any potential Lisa Smith prosecution would face challenges due to 'insufficient' Irish legislation
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Explainer: Any potential Lisa Smith prosecution would face challenges due to 'insufficient' Irish legislation

Nov 13th 2019, 2:11 PM 11,161 Views 30 Comments

Legal experts have said that Irish prosecutors will have limited options if they charge Lisa Smith.

# terrorism - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Lisa Smith will be subject to security assessment on arrival in Ireland
# Risk Assessment
# Risk Assessment

Lisa Smith will be subject to security assessment on arrival in Ireland

Nov 12th 2019, 3:30 PM 19,948 Views 113 Comments

Yesterday Turkey said it was in the process of deporting 20 ‘foreign jihadists’.

# terrorism - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

German officials investigating 'terrorist' motive after lorry attack
# Limburg
# Limburg

German officials investigating 'terrorist' motive after lorry attack

Oct 8th 2019, 12:23 PM 13,858 Views 6 Comments

A man hijacked a lorry in the city of Limburg on Monday.

# terrorism - Friday 4 October, 2019

Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse
# Message Encryption
# Message Encryption

Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse

Oct 4th 2019, 11:37 AM 11,587 Views 15 Comments

The social media network has been dogged by several privacy scandals in recent years.

# terrorism - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'
# Prison
# Prison

Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:26 PM 25,914 Views 52 Comments

Five people are serving prison sentences in Ireland for convictions related to Islamist extremism offences, according to a new report.

# terrorism - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Man arrested over New IRA bomb found outside family home in Tyrone
# Strabane
# Strabane

Man arrested over New IRA bomb found outside family home in Tyrone

Sep 11th 2019, 11:27 AM 7,643 Views 8 Comments

Police believe the New IRA intended to fire the mortar into Strabane police station.

# terrorism - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Trial date set for alleged mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks
# Guantánamo Bay
# Guantánamo Bay

Trial date set for alleged mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks

Aug 31st 2019, 2:02 PM 27,012 Views 92 Comments

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others in Guantanamo Bay prison camp will go on trial in January 2021.

# terrorism - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'
# Oslo
# Oslo

Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'

Aug 11th 2019, 5:10 PM 20,651 Views 32 Comments

Only three people were inside the mosque at the time of the attack.

# terrorism - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Trump says he had 'amazing day' after meeting victims of latest mass shootings
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Trump says he had 'amazing day' after meeting victims of latest mass shootings

Aug 8th 2019, 7:37 AM 25,985 Views 73 Comments

The US president faced protests as he met victims in Ohio and Texas, but the White House said he was ‘treated like a rock star’.

# terrorism - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Election candidate among 26 people killed in attack on Somalia hotel
# Kismayo
# Kismayo

Election candidate among 26 people killed in attack on Somalia hotel

Jul 13th 2019, 3:37 PM 9,954 Views 1 Comment

A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into the hotel before armed gunmen forced their way inside.

# terrorism - Friday 21 June, 2019

Married couple who sent €261 to their son in Syria found guilty of funding terrorism by UK court
# Jihadi Jack
# Jihadi Jack

Married couple who sent €261 to their son in Syria found guilty of funding terrorism by UK court

Jun 21st 2019, 5:42 PM 55,890 Views 50 Comments

In September 2015, they sent the funds via an intermediary in Lebanon who was nominated by their son, nicknamed Jihadi Jack.

# terrorism - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Man accused of Christchurch mosque shooting charged with terrorism
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Man accused of Christchurch mosque shooting charged with terrorism

May 21st 2019, 11:39 AM 10,287 Views 0 Comments

The 28 year old Australian was already facing murder and attempted murder charges.

# terrorism - Friday 26 April, 2019

Radical leader killed in Easter hotel attack, Sri Lankan president says
# Easter Bombings
# Easter Bombings

Radical leader killed in Easter hotel attack, Sri Lankan president says

Updated Apr 26th 2019, 10:15 PM 20,008 Views 15 Comments

More than 250 people were killed in the suicide bombings on Easter Sunday.

# terrorism - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Sri Lankan police carry out controlled explosion near cinema as death toll from Easter bombing rises to 359
# Colombo
# Colombo

Sri Lankan police carry out controlled explosion near cinema as death toll from Easter bombing rises to 359

Apr 24th 2019, 7:20 AM 11,013 Views 37 Comments

Hundreds were killed in a series of bomb blasts in the country on Easter Sunday.

# terrorism - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

PSNI says mortar tube and command wire find may have prevented dissident republican attack
# Co Down
# Co Down

PSNI says mortar tube and command wire find may have prevented dissident republican attack

Apr 9th 2019, 4:20 PM 9,822 Views 11 Comments

The items were discovered in Co Down by a member of the public yesterday.

# terrorism - Sunday 24 March, 2019

The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland?
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland?

Mar 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 28,283 Views 82 Comments

Experts have said there needs to be a focus on ensuring more people in Ireland do not become radicalised.

# terrorism - Friday 15 March, 2019

Community gardaí attend Friday prayer at mosques in wake of New Zealand attack
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Community gardaí attend Friday prayer at mosques in wake of New Zealand attack

Mar 15th 2019, 2:23 PM 33,950 Views 49 Comments

An Garda Síochána said local gardaí will be making themselves available to Muslim communities to provide support.

# terrorism - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Explainer: How can the return of Islamic State members to their home countries work?
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Explainer: How can the return of Islamic State members to their home countries work?

Mar 13th 2019, 7:05 AM 20,938 Views 63 Comments

The government here has said Lisa Smith, who was married to an Islamic State fighter, can come home.

# terrorism - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Police investigating claim group calling itself the 'IRA' behind parcel bombs
# Investigation
# Investigation

Police investigating claim group calling itself the 'IRA' behind parcel bombs

Mar 12th 2019, 10:50 AM 13,200 Views 27 Comments

Police said that a claim for responsibility had been received yesterday by a media outlet in Northern Ireland.

# terrorism - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

London police exploring the possibility that explosive devices sent to transport hubs came from Ireland
# Investigation
# Investigation

London police exploring the possibility that explosive devices sent to transport hubs came from Ireland

Updated Mar 6th 2019, 2:20 PM 25,725 Views 63 Comments

Gardaí confirmed yesterday evening that they were helping the Met Police with their investigations.

# terrorism - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Explosive devices sent to London's Heathrow Airport and Waterloo Station were posted from Dublin
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Explosive devices sent to London's Heathrow Airport and Waterloo Station were posted from Dublin

Updated Mar 5th 2019, 6:20 PM 78,709 Views 106 Comments

Three devices were posted to locations in London this morning.

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