Latest Terrorism News

Dutch court convicts Iranian refugee on terror charges

Oct. 27, 2021 10:33 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A court in the Netherlands convicted an Iranian refugee Wednesday of preparing and financing terror attacks in his homeland targeting the Iranian government and its supporters. The 42-year-old man was sentenced to four years imprisonment. ...

Bombing in Myanmar city highlights escalating violence

Oct. 27, 2021 08:59 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Midday bombings near a busy government office injured at least nine people in Myanmar’s second biggest city on Wednesday, in what appeared to be the latest high-profile attack by militants opposed to the country’s military rulers. Other attacks by...

Gunmen kill 4 Pakistani police near border with Afghanistan

Oct. 27, 2021 05:29 AM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Unidentified gunmen attacked a police patrol overnight in northwest Pakistan, killing four before fleeing the scene, a police official said Wednesday. No group claimed responsibility for the attack in Lakki Marwat, a town in the Khyber...

Kashmir students face terror law for cheering Pakistan win

Oct. 26, 2021 07:53 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir are investigating students and staff at two medical colleges under a harsh anti-terror law for celebrating India's loss to archrival Pakistan in a T20 World Cup cricket game, officials said Tuesday. Police said...

Man guilty of posting bomb instructions for terrorists

Oct. 25, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man has been convicted of posting bomb-making instructions on the internet for people who he believed were Islamic terrorists. Samuel Baptiste, 29, pleaded guilty Friday in Miami federal court to attempting to provide material support to...

Judge to sentence neo-Nazi group members under terrorism law

Oct. 25, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Two neo-Nazi group members intended to engage in terrorist activity before FBI agents arrested them ahead of a pro-gun rally in Virginia, a federal judge concluded Monday. U.S. District Judge Theodore Chuang’s decision to apply a “terrorism...

Facebook's language gaps weaken screening of hate, terrorism

Oct. 25, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As the Gaza war raged and tensions surged across the Middle East last May, Instagram briefly banned the hashtag #AlAqsa, a reference to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City, a flash point in the conflict. ...

US condemns Sudan coup, suspends $700 million in aid

Oct. 25, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday suspended $700 million in financial assistance to Sudan following a coup in the African nation that U.S. officials roundly condemned. The State Department said the full amount of the aid package had been put on...

Unusual small pro-military rallies held in Myanmar

Oct. 25, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Rare demonstrations in support of Myanmar's military-installed government were held Monday in several of the country's towns and cities, as militants opposed to the army’s February seizure of power continued their resistance. The relatively small...

Ex-Saudi official claims damaging intel against crown prince

Oct. 25, 2021 03:23 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A former senior Saudi security official who helped oversee joint counter-terrorism efforts with the United States claimed in an interview with “60 Minutes” that the kingdom's crown prince once spoke of killing a sitting Saudi monarch before his own...