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#Terrorism

# terrorism - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Gardaí given extra €55 million to help fight threat of international terrorism
# Fight Against Terrorism
# Fight Against Terrorism

Gardaí given extra €55 million to help fight threat of international terrorism

Jan 15th 2017, 7:10 AM 10,216 Views 69 Comments

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald says Ireland “is not immune” from the threat of terrorism.

# terrorism - Friday 6 January, 2017

Breitbart ran a fake story about a terrorist outrage in Dortmund, and Germans aren't one bit happy
# The Far Right
# The Far Right

Breitbart ran a fake story about a terrorist outrage in Dortmund, and Germans aren't one bit happy

Jan 6th 2017, 4:18 PM 16,599 Views 110 Comments

The local newspaper accused the alt-right website of distorting its reports to produce “fake news, hate and propaganda”.

# terrorism - Monday 2 January, 2017

Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:11 AM 12,634 Views 15 Comments

The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

# terrorism - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'Bitter and sickening': Merkel on asylum seeker attackers as she urges nation to face down terror
# 'You Are Murderers'
# 'You Are Murderers'

'Bitter and sickening': Merkel on asylum seeker attackers as she urges nation to face down terror

Dec 31st 2016, 8:16 AM 14,233 Views 43 Comments

Merkel defended her decision to let in tens of thousands of asylum seekers last year.

# terrorism - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Man flying from London to Sydney arrested over threat of New Year’s Eve terror attack
# Australia
# Australia

Man flying from London to Sydney arrested over threat of New Year’s Eve terror attack

Dec 29th 2016, 9:54 PM 17,103 Views 8 Comments

Sydney is gearing up for the annual fireworks display on the harbour with a crowd of more than one million expected.

# terrorism - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks
# Security
# Security

Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks

Dec 24th 2016, 6:20 AM 10,614 Views 72 Comments

The Taoiseach also addressed calls for mosques and Islamic education to be regulated by the government.

# terrorism - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'Poisonous': Nigel Farage's comments about Jo Cox's widower criticised
# Berlin Attack
# Berlin Attack

'Poisonous': Nigel Farage's comments about Jo Cox's widower criticised

Dec 20th 2016, 9:27 PM 25,423 Views 74 Comments

The right-wing politician has been threatened with legal action over comments he made about an anti-racism group.

Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack

Dec 20th 2016, 8:20 PM 63,893 Views 266 Comments

Earlier, the Pakistani asylum seeker arrested in connection with the incident was released due to lack of evidence.

Tom Clonan: After a bloody year, all signs suggest 2017 will bring more of these lone wolf terror attacks
# Berlin
# Berlin

Tom Clonan: After a bloody year, all signs suggest 2017 will bring more of these lone wolf terror attacks

Dec 20th 2016, 7:57 PM 55 Views 54 Comments

The tragedy in all of this is the plight of millions of Syrian, Afghan and Iraqi refugees, writes Dr Tom Clonan.

'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman
# Ankara
# Ankara

'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman

Dec 20th 2016, 7:24 AM 17,226 Views 58 Comments

Andrei Karlov died of his wounds after the shooting in an Ankara exhibition centre,

# terrorism - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Man arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of 'preparing for a terrorist act'
# London
# London

Man arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of 'preparing for a terrorist act'

Dec 6th 2016, 9:54 PM 19,163 Views 12 Comments

He had arrived on a flight from Istanbul.

# terrorism - Friday 2 December, 2016

Isis likely to attack Europe again soon
# Europol
# Europol

Isis likely to attack Europe again soon

Dec 2nd 2016, 7:58 AM 16,713 Views 94 Comments

A new report says IS will likely target countries that are members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the extremist organisation.

# terrorism - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe

Nov 22nd 2016, 10:54 AM 29,235 Views 110 Comments

It warned American citizens of credible information showing planned attacks by Isis and Al-Qa’ida this Christmas.

# terrorism - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

French investigators reveal identity of Paris attacks plotter
# Bataclan Reopens
# Bataclan Reopens

French investigators reveal identity of Paris attacks plotter

Nov 8th 2016, 7:11 PM 10,197 Views 13 Comments

France is gearing up to mark the one-year anniversary of the Paris attacks this weekend.

# terrorism - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Ulster Bank fined €3.3m for anti-money laundering and terrorist-financing failures
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Ulster Bank fined €3.3m for anti-money laundering and terrorist-financing failures

Nov 1st 2016, 7:56 AM 12,622 Views 20 Comments

The Central Bank said “significant” breaches occurred from 2010 to 2016.

# terrorism - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Iraqi forces move to cut off Islamic State militant supply lines
# The Battle For Mosul
# The Battle For Mosul

Iraqi forces move to cut off Islamic State militant supply lines

Oct 29th 2016, 10:40 AM 8,922 Views 20 Comments

The latest operation could bring fighters close to the largely Sunni city of Hatra, a UNESCO world heritage site.

# terrorism - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Iraqi forces battle through sniper fire and suicide bombs to retake IS-held city
# Battle For Mosul
# Battle For Mosul

Iraqi forces battle through sniper fire and suicide bombs to retake IS-held city

Oct 23rd 2016, 2:57 PM 17,150 Views 19 Comments

Some 10,000 fighters are engaged in a huge assault to take back Iraq’s second city.

# terrorism - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Two Brussels police officers stabbed in "terrorist attack"
# Schaerbeek
# Schaerbeek

Two Brussels police officers stabbed in "terrorist attack"

Oct 5th 2016, 3:27 PM 14,679 Views 80 Comments

The suspect is in police custody.

# terrorism - Friday 23 September, 2016

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism
# Rumour Has It
# Rumour Has It

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism

Sep 23rd 2016, 8:51 AM 9,517 Views 62 Comments

The pontiff also urged journalists not to stoke fear over migration forced by war or hunger.

# terrorism - Sunday 18 September, 2016

US to supply Ireland with software to screen flight passenger data
# Passenger Lists
# Passenger Lists

US to supply Ireland with software to screen flight passenger data

Sep 18th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,591 Views 17 Comments

The software system will screen the passenger information of people arriving into Ireland.

# terrorism - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Oktoberfest kicks off with heightened security over terrorism fears
# Germany
# Germany

Oktoberfest kicks off with heightened security over terrorism fears

Sep 17th 2016, 1:09 PM 18,452 Views 40 Comments

The festival kicked off earlier today with hundreds of thousands expected to attend.

# terrorism - Friday 16 September, 2016

Police officer from Dublin attacked with a meat cleaver in New York
# Brian O'donnell
# Brian O'donnell

Police officer from Dublin attacked with a meat cleaver in New York

Sep 16th 2016, 3:36 PM 28,646 Views 50 Comments

The Irish detective, who moved over from Raheny in northeast Dublin, busted “Sopranos” star Robert Iler for carrying a pot pipe in 2002, and arrested Christian Slater in 2005 for sexual harassment.

# terrorism - Sunday 11 September, 2016

French police have arrested a 15-year-old boy suspected of planning a terror attack
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

French police have arrested a 15-year-old boy suspected of planning a terror attack

Sep 11th 2016, 5:05 PM 24,186 Views 78 Comments

Prime Minister Manuel Valls has warned that the country faces a threat from 15,000 homegrown radicals.

Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary

Sep 11th 2016, 11:50 AM 8,245 Views 43 Comments

A 22-year-old man has been arrested.

Fifteen years on, the flag raised over Ground Zero has found its way home
# Raising The Flag
# Raising The Flag

Fifteen years on, the flag raised over Ground Zero has found its way home

Sep 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 24,028 Views 98 Comments

After plucking the flag from a nearby boat, three firefighters hoisted it amid the ashen destruction.

# terrorism - Friday 9 September, 2016

Woman behind failed Paris attack engaged to man who killed priest
# France
# France

Woman behind failed Paris attack engaged to man who killed priest

Sep 9th 2016, 8:07 PM 19,629 Views 114 Comments

The woman, referred to as Sarah H, was also betrothed to a man who killed two police officials in June.

# terrorism - Thursday 8 September, 2016

French police officer stabbed as authorities foil attack by three women
# Paris
# Paris

French police officer stabbed as authorities foil attack by three women

Sep 8th 2016, 10:41 PM 30,557 Views 112 Comments

The country’s interior minister described them as “radicalsed fanatics” who were preparing “imminent actions”.

# terrorism - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Police find bombs in searches connected to Antrim 'terrorist hides'
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Police find bombs in searches connected to Antrim 'terrorist hides'

Sep 6th 2016, 9:25 PM 10,328 Views 0 Comments

Officers conducted searches at 12 separate locations.

# terrorism - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Turkey sends tanks into Syrian village to fight Islamic State extremists
# War
# War

Turkey sends tanks into Syrian village to fight Islamic State extremists

Sep 3rd 2016, 4:32 PM 12,228 Views 81 Comments

At least 20 tanks, five armoured personnel carriers, trucks and other armoured vehicles crossed the border this afternoon.

# terrorism - Friday 2 September, 2016

Northern Irish British marine charged with terrorism offences over ammo finds in Antrim
# Ciaran Maxwell
# Ciaran Maxwell

Northern Irish British marine charged with terrorism offences over ammo finds in Antrim

Sep 2nd 2016, 5:10 PM 11,325 Views 0 Comments

Maxwell, who had been living in Exminster in southwest England, was arrested on 24 August by counter-terror police.

# terrorism - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Islamic State releases video of children carrying out prisoner executions
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Islamic State releases video of children carrying out prisoner executions

Aug 27th 2016, 5:33 PM 34,021 Views 116 Comments

One of the boys is identified as being British.

# terrorism - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

FBI investigating if double stabbing was linked to Islamic extremism
# Roanoke
# Roanoke

FBI investigating if double stabbing was linked to Islamic extremism

Aug 23rd 2016, 7:01 PM 10,278 Views 34 Comments

Authorities said a man is currently being held without bond at a jail in Roanoke.

# terrorism - Monday 22 August, 2016

Woman and girl arrested in London for trying to go to Syria to join IS
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Woman and girl arrested in London for trying to go to Syria to join IS

Aug 22nd 2016, 10:02 PM 18,869 Views 41 Comments

They were arrested on Sunday night.

# terrorism - Sunday 21 August, 2016

'Barbaric' bomb attack on Turkish wedding kills at least 50 people
# Attack
# Attack

'Barbaric' bomb attack on Turkish wedding kills at least 50 people

Aug 21st 2016, 7:30 AM 15,517 Views 25 Comments

It’s believed the perpetrator mixed with wedding guests before the blast. 50 people have been killed and 94 wounded.

# terrorism - Friday 19 August, 2016

German interior minister says he's in favour of a partial burqa ban
# Germany
# Germany

German interior minister says he's in favour of a partial burqa ban

Aug 19th 2016, 10:10 AM 13,742 Views 172 Comments

Last week he unveiled tough new anti-terror measures which included a proposal to strip jihadist fighters of their German nationality.

# terrorism - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Trump calls for "extreme vetting" of immigrants, looks for "common ground with Russia"
# Cold War II
# Cold War II

Trump calls for "extreme vetting" of immigrants, looks for "common ground with Russia"

Aug 16th 2016, 8:14 AM 13,994 Views 88 Comments

Trump’s campaign has been spiralling downwards in the polls following a series of self-inflicted gaffes.

# terrorism - Monday 15 August, 2016

40 injured at French resort after people mistook firecrackers for terror attack
# Panic
# Panic

40 injured at French resort after people mistook firecrackers for terror attack

Aug 15th 2016, 10:32 AM 24,700 Views 37 Comments

French citizens are on edge after a number of recent terror attacks.

False shooting report at JFK could have been 'people clapping as they watched Olympics'
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

False shooting report at JFK could have been 'people clapping as they watched Olympics'

Aug 15th 2016, 7:17 AM 18,438 Views 8 Comments

The Port Authority said a preliminary investigation found no shots were fired and there were no injuries.

Tom Clonan: Why it's time to have an open and honest debate about our neutrality
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: Why it's time to have an open and honest debate about our neutrality

Aug 15th 2016, 7:00 AM 6,604 Views 127 Comments

Security expert Tom Clonan says any decisions about our status must be taken by the Irish people in a transparent and ethical manner.

# terrorism - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Germany to propose burka ban as part of anti-terrorism measures
# Extra Police
# Extra Police

Germany to propose burka ban as part of anti-terrorism measures

Aug 10th 2016, 8:51 PM 28,597 Views 309 Comments

The country’s interior minister is also said to be planning to make being a “threat to public security” grounds for deporting migrants.