ARTICLES RELATING TO TERRORISM

UK spies in disguise testify at US terror trial

2015-02-24 23:11

Spies working for Britain's MI5 intelligence agency donned wigs and makeup to testify against a Pakistani al-Qaeda suspect on trial for allegedly plotting to blow up a UK shopping centre.

UK teen convicted of plan to behead soldier

2015-02-19 21:29

A teenage British convert to Islam who said he wanted to decapitate a soldier has been convicted of terrorism.

US: Al-Qaeda wanted another 9/11

2015-02-17 22:01

A Pakistani terrorism suspect on trial in New York was among several young recruits under orders by al-Qaeda to infiltrate Western society and pull off the biggest operation since the 9/11 attacks.

UK Muslim charged with planning to behead soldier

2015-02-09 21:29

A prosecutor says a British teen planned to behead a soldier after he was inspired by the Islamic extremists who murdered soldier Lee Rigby in 2013.

Kenyatta signs controversial anti-terror bill

2014-12-19 17:57

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a controversial anti-terror bill that sparked brawls in parliament and charges that it violated basic freedoms.

Saudi convicts 8 for attacks on foreigners

2014-11-19 05:10

A Saudi Arabia court has convicted eight men guilty of involvement in a series of deadly attacks against foreigners.

UK woman jailed for trying to fund terrorism

2014-11-13 20:34

A woman has been jailed in Britain after being convicted of trying to send cash to her jihadi husband fighting in Syria.

UK terror suspect had 'Plan A' document

2014-10-15 19:24

Police have found a checklist-style document labelled "Plan A" in the home of a suspect accused of plotting a terrorist attack in the UK, a prosecutor said.

Trial starts under new UK secrecy rules

2014-10-13 21:00

A British court has begun hearing the country's first major trial on terrorism charges under new secrecy rules..

Italy admits paying ransom for some hostages

2014-09-16 23:42

Italy has admitted paying ransoms to obtain the freedom of some hostages, saying it approached negotiations on a case-by-case basis.

 

Denmark unveils anti-terror plan

2015-02-19 21:29

Denmark on Thursday unveiled a 130-million-euro ($150-million) plan to combat terror at home and abroad, after two people were shot dead in attacks in Copenhagen.

Kerry: Fighting extremism requires more than military action

2015-02-19 19:40

Secretary of State John Kerry is decrying a "silly" media debate over what must be done to fight violent extremism.

Carnival parade in Germany cancelled because of terror threat

2015-02-15 18:03

Police in the German city of Braunschweig have cancelled a popular Carnival street parade because of fears of an imminent Islamist terror attack.

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UK police: Up to 5 terror plots foiled this year

2014-11-23 17:51

The head of London's police force says as many as five terror plots have been foiled this year, as he warned of increasing pressure on resources amid the rising threat.

7 charged in N Ireland for 'terrorist offences'

2014-11-17 12:31

Seven men have been charged with “terrorist offences” in Northern Ireland and are due in court, police say following an investigation into militants opposed to peace.

GCHQ: Facebook, Twitter networks of choice for terrorists

2014-11-04 16:35

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are the "command-and-control networks of choice" for the Islamic State and other terrorist groups, the head of GCHQ says.

UK anti-terrorism police arrest six

2014-10-14 14:32

British police have arrested three men and three women in a counter-terrorism operation linked to the civil war in Syria.

Can the govt protect us, Americans wonder

2014-10-06 00:23

A poll conducted in the US says Americans lack confidence in the government's ability to protect them and provide economic security.

Arab League calls for confrontation with ISIS

2014-09-07 15:44

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi has for a military and political confrontation with Islamic State jihadists and other militants he said threatened the existence of Arab states.

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