Latest Terrorism News

Officials: Plane carrying Musharraf's body lands in Pakistan

Feb. 06, 2023 15:10 PM EST

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A special plane transporting the body of Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf from the United Arab Emirates arrived in Karachi on Monday amid tight security, immigration officials said. Family members were also on board when the plane landed at the...

Colorado man held in Nevada solar plant fire unfit for trial

Feb. 01, 2023 20:27 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge has ruled a Colorado dentist unfit for trial following his arrest last month in what authorities characterized as a terror attack on a solar power facility serving Las Vegas Strip casinos. Mohammed Reza Mesmarian’s attorney, Nick Pitaro, said...

Lone assailant injures 3 in Brussels subway stabbing attack

Jan. 30, 2023 14:38 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — A lone assailant wielding a knife injured three people in Brussels on Monday during a rush-hour rampage through a subway car before being detained by police in the station under the European Union’s headquarters, officials said. The Brussels prosecutor’s...

Spain: Machete attacker jailed until trial for terrorism

Jan. 30, 2023 13:02 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Court on Monday ordered pre-trial imprisonment of a man suspected of killing a Catholic Church officer and injuring four more during a machete attack last week in the southern city of Algeciras. Investigating Judge Joaquín Gadea agreed to the public...

Police: Counterterror unit holds Spain church attack suspect

Jan. 27, 2023 14:36 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — A counterterrorism intelligence unit on Friday questioned a suspect accused of killing a Catholic church officer with a machete and wounding four more people, including a priest, in the southern city of Algeciras, Spain's national police agency said. The Spanish...

Jamaican cleric convicted in NY state terrorism trial

Jan. 26, 2023 20:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Jamaican cleric accused of recruiting support for the Islamic State group was convicted Thursday of state terrorism charges after being extradited to New York City following an undercover New York Police Department sting that went international. Abdullah el-Faisal...

Spain: Police raid home of suspect in church machete attacks

Jan. 26, 2023 19:35 PM EST

ALGECIRAS, Spain (AP) — Spanish police on Thursday raided the home of a young Moroccan man held over the machete attacks at two Catholic churches the previous night that left a church officer dead and a priest injured in the southern city of Algeciras. A police investigation...

India, Egypt to promote trade, investment, fight terrorism

Jan. 25, 2023 05:42 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Egypt agreed Wednesday to boost trade between their countries during a visit by the Egyptian president that underscores Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to fortify ties with other emerging economies. Modi and President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi...

US sanctions alleged Hezbollah financial adviser in Lebanon

Jan. 24, 2023 12:01 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on a high-profile Lebanese economist alleged to be assisting the militant group Hezbollah with its financial operations. The U.S. Treasury Department announced sanctions against economist and money exchanger Hassan...

EU widens Iran sanctions list in response to crackdown

Jan. 23, 2023 11:43 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on dozens of Iranian officials and organizations, including a government minister, regional governors and lawmakers, suspected in the security crackdown on protestors, but did not add Iran’s Revolutionary Guard to its terror group...