terrorism

Arrests in Lebanon after suicide attack foiled in Beirut

Lebanese security forces prevented a “massacre” when they foiled a suicide attack in a busy part of Beirut, Lebanese President Michele Aoun said Sunday in comments reported by Lebanon’s official...

Two suspected militants blow themselves up during Saudi police raid

Two suspected terrorists blew themselves up by detonating explosive belts during a police raid in Saudi Arabia's western city of Jeddah on Saturday, a security official said.

Official: Attack was imminent, possibly on Vienna underground

Police foiled an imminent attack, possibly on the Vienna underground, when they arrested a radicalized 18-year-old, an official with the Austrian Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

Vienna on high alert after police arrest terrorism suspect

A terrorist attack in Vienna was averted Friday when police arrested a suspect, according to the country's interior minister.

Report: Istanbul nightclub attack directed by Islamic State in Syria

The attack on an Istanbul nightclub just after midnight on January 1 was directed by Islamic State in al-Raqqa, Syria, Hurriyet newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing a copy of the assailant's...

Suicide car bombing kills 60 at Malian military camp

A suicide car bombing killed 47 people at a military camp in the northern Malian city of Gao on Wednesday, government spokesman Mountaga Tall said.

Norway defends strict prison regime for mass murderer Breivik

Strict prison conditions are necessary for Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, state attorneys said on Tuesday at an appeal hearing on Breivik's prison regime.

Report: EU anti-terrorism measures discriminate, "strip away" rights

Sweeping counter-terrorism laws introduced by several EU member states are disproportionate and undermine fundamental freedoms, according to a report by human rights watchdog published Tuesday....

Istanbul suspect admits to New Year's attack, found with cash

The captured suspect in the Istanbul New Year's nightclub shooting which left 39 people dead has admitted to carrying out the attack, Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin said Tuesday, adding that his...

Turkish authorities capture main suspect in Istanbul nightclub attack

Turkish police Monday captured the man believed to be responsible for the New Year's Eve attack in an Istanbul nightclub, which left at least 39 people dead, according to Turkish state media.

Police detain boxer in Spain suspected of Islamic State recruiting

Spanish police on Monday detained a suspected Islamic State member suspected of using his contacts as a boxing instructor to recruit people to carry out terrorist attacks in Europe, Spain's...

Six people killed during attack on university in northern Nigeria

Six people are dead Monday after an attack that included a mosque bombing on a university campus in north-eastern Nigeria, police said.

Islamist militants in Philippines free captives held for three months

Islamist militants on Saturday freed a South Korean cargo ship captain and his Filipino crew mate who were held in captivity for nearly three months in the southern Philippines, officials said....

Thirteen killed in Boko Haram attack, Nigerian army says

Fighting between the Nigerian army and the radical Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed the lives of 10 militants and three soldiers, the army said Saturday.

Prison staff: Norwegian mass murderer Breivik not under mental duress

Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik has not shown signs of mental duress while incarcerated, prison and health officials said Friday at an appeal hearing.