Latest Terrorism News

Lawyer for convicted Paris attacker questions harsh sentence

Jun. 30, 2022 07:38 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The lawyer for the only surviving attacker from the November 2015 terrorist massacre in Paris criticized her client's murder conviction and life prison sentence without the possibility of parole, saying Thursday the verdict “raises serious questions.” Olivia Ronen...

New Zealand designates Proud Boys a terrorist organization

Jun. 30, 2022 01:55 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government has declared that American far-right groups the Proud Boys and The Base are terrorist organizations. The two groups join 18 others including Islamic State that have been given an official terrorist designation, making it...

Sept. 11 families plan protest as LIV tees off in Oregon

Jun. 29, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) — LIV Golf’s first U.S. event was set to begin Thursday, with a group of survivors and families who lost loved ones in the Sept. 11 terror attacks planning to gather at a nearby park to speak out against the Saudi Arabia-funded tour. Brett Eagleson was 15...

UN keeps peacekeepers in Mali as Russia and China abstain

Jun. 29, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council voted Wednesday to maintain the U.N. peacekeeping mission in turmoil-wracked Mali, while condemning the West African nation's military rulers for using mercenaries that commit human rights and humanitarian violations. The council also...

Lone surviving attacker in Paris massacre guilty of murder

Jun. 29, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The lone survivor of a team of Islamic State extremists who terrorized Paris in 2015 was convicted Wednesday of murder and other charges and sentenced to life in prison without parole for the deadliest peacetime attacks in French history. The special terrorism court...

Portrait fills last vacancy on Sept. 11 memorial photo wall

Jun. 29, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A portrait filled the last vacancy on the photo wall at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Wednesday, concluding the almost 16-year-long project to memorialize the hundreds killed as a result of the terrorist attacks of 2001. Antonio Dorsey Pratt's...

20 convicted in Paris terrorist attacks trial: Who they are

Jun. 29, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A total of 20 men were convicted Wednesday over the 2015 Paris attacks by Islamic State extremists on the Bataclan theater, Paris cafes and the national stadium. Most attention has focused on the lone surviving member of the attack team, Salah Abdeslam. Others were...

Lone surviving attacker from 2015 Paris attacks convicted of terrorist murder, sentenced to life without parole

Jun. 29, 2022 14:58 PM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Lone surviving attacker from 2015 Paris attacks convicted of terrorist murder, sentenced to life without parole.

French court finds 19 people guilty of terrorism-related charges in 2015 Paris attacks trial

Jun. 29, 2022 14:25 PM EDT
PARIS (AP) — French court finds 19 people guilty of terrorism-related charges in 2015 Paris attacks trial.

Judge begins reading verdict in trial over 2015 Islamic State terrorist attacks on Paris that killed 130

Jun. 29, 2022 14:22 PM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Judge begins reading verdict in trial over 2015 Islamic State terrorist attacks on Paris that killed 130.