ISIS is reportedly using popular Gen Z app TikTok as its newest recruitment tool

2019-10-23 08:16

Members of the Islamic State have reportedly posted propaganda videos on TikTok of fighters and young women, which have since been deleted.

Counter-terror investigation launched after mass stabbing at shopping center in the British city of Manchester

2019-10-11 16:26

At least four people were injured after the incident in a busy shopping centre in the centre of the city in northern England.

Trump blasted as pressure mounts for gun controls

2019-08-08 22:11

Pressure built on the US Congress to pass tough gun control legislation Thursday as the mother of the man arrested for the slaughter of 22 people in El Paso, Texas said she had called police out of concern he had a military-style weapon.

Evaluating the threat of Islamist extremism to South Africa and the wider region

2019-06-30 07:00

In South Africa, which routinely experiences waves of xenophobic violence, it is easy to see how populist leaders could exploit the threat of Islamist terrorism for their political advantage.

A lesson in leadership from New Zealand's Ardern

2019-03-24 09:00

In the devastating aftermath of a recent attack, New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has captured the attention of the world with a remarkable show of leadership, writes Alet Janse van Rensburg.

A look at attacks on houses of worship over last decade

2019-03-15 21:03

Houses of worship around the world, a place of reflection and peace, have been targeted for attack by extremists.

19 dead as bombs target cathedral in southern Philippines

2019-01-27 06:32

Two bombs have exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 19 people and wounding nearly 50 during a Sunday Mass.

Australia terror attacker 'inspired by Islamic State'

2018-11-11 11:33

A Somali-born Australian who went on a deadly knife rampage in the country's second-largest city Melbourne was inspired by Islamic State but did not have a direct link to the jihadist group, the government said.

SA law enforcement clueless but, luckily, ISIS is not targeting country – experts

2018-11-07 20:16

South Africa need not worry about possible terrorist attacks by the Islamic State group, say most panelists at an Afro-Middle East Centre event.

Terrorism increasingly seen as business threat - CEO report

2018-02-27 19:27

CEOs around the world regard terrorism as the second biggest threat to their businesses, according to a report by PwC.


ISIS has been waiting for this very moment as Trump-fuelled chaos in Syria helps it regroup

2019-10-15 06:39

Protests in Iraq against the government and a Turkish incursion into northeastern Syria com as ISIS has worked to restructure its leadership.

Shooting at Norway Mosque will be investigated as possible act of terrorism, police say

2019-08-11 21:16

Police said they were investigating the gunman, a young, white male carrying several guns, who had expressed far-right, anti-immigrant views online.

Trump officials are reportedly dismantling the post-9/11 programmes meant to prevent nuclear and biological weapons attacks against the US

2019-07-18 20:18

The Trump administration is reportedly rolling back post-9/11 security programmes aimed at preventing terrorism involving weapons of mass destruction.

White nationalism, born in the US, is now a global terror threat

2019-03-25 12:23

The recent massacre of 50 Muslim worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand is the latest confirmation that white supremacy is a danger to democratic societies across the globe.

The Christchurch terror attack affects Muslims everywhere

2019-03-19 11:55

The Christchurch shooting may be viewed as an isolated incident in New Zealand, but it is surely part of a driving force of Islamophobia on a global scale, writes Naseema Barday.

SA condemns deadly attacks in the Philippines

2019-01-30 08:16

President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended condolences to President Rodrigo Duterte and the people of the Republic of the Philippines following the terrorists attacks that took place at Jolo Cathedral in Sulu.

Smartphones: A double-edged sword for terrorists

2018-11-13 18:25

Bombs and guns aside, a smartphone can be a powerful weapon in the hands of a terrorist – but it can also provide intelligence services with the tools to track them down.

Reserve Bank fines HSBC for poor controls preventing money laundering, terrorism

2018-11-09 19:14

The SA Reserve Bank's Prudential Authority has disciplined HSBC Bank Johannesburg for weaknesses in its processes that prevent the bank from "proactively detecting potential money laundering and the financing of terrorism".

Dutch jihadist suspect 'involved' in South African kidnapping – reports

2018-08-27 21:52

A suspected Dutch jihadist is believed to have been involved in the deadly kidnapping of a British couple in South Africa and of contacting a top Islamic State group official, Dutch media has reported.

95 killed, 158 wounded in Afghan car bombing

2018-01-27 20:14

Authorities say a suicide bomber driving an ambulance killed at least 95 people and wounded 158 in an attack claimed by the Taliban in the Afghan capital Kabul.

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