Latest Terrorism News

A knife attack in Australia against a bishop and a priest is being treated as terrorism, police say

Apr. 16, 2024 00:00 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police say a knife attack in Sydney that wounded a bishop and a priest during a church service as horrified worshippers watched online and in person, and sparked a riot was an act of terrorism. Police arrested a 16-year-old boy Tuesday after the stabbing at...

Australian police say a knife attack in Sydney against 2 clergymen is being treated as terrorism

Apr. 15, 2024 20:07 PM EDT
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police say a knife attack in Sydney against 2 clergymen is being treated as terrorism.

The Israeli army says the body of an Israeli boy was found in the West Bank after he was killed 'in a terrorist attack'

Apr. 13, 2024 07:56 AM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army says the body of an Israeli boy was found in the West Bank after he was killed 'in a terrorist attack.'

Three killed in Ethiopia shootout as regional rebellions spill into the capital

Apr. 12, 2024 09:58 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A shootout between militiamen and police officers killed three people Friday in the Ethiopian capital in a rare case of the country's many regional rebellions spilling into the city. The violence occurred near Millenium Hall in Addis Ababa’s downtown as...

Russian forces kill 2 suspected of plotting terror attacks, authorities say

Apr. 11, 2024 03:18 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian special forces killed two people suspected of plotting terror attacks in a shootout in the country's south on Thursday, the National Antiterror Committee said. The suspects were blockaded on the outskirts of Nalchik, capital of the Kabardino-Balkaria...

Man pleads not guilty to terrorism charge in alleged church attack plan in support of Islamic State

Apr. 10, 2024 16:43 PM EDT

COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho. (AP) — An 18-year-old man accused of planning to attack churches in a northern Idaho city in support of the Islamic State group has pleaded not guilty to a federal terrorism charge. Alexander Mercurio appeared Wednesday in Idaho’s U.S. District Court and...

Idaho man faces federal terrorism charge. Prosecutors say he planned a church attack to support IS

Apr. 09, 2024 20:51 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An 18-year-old man planned to attack churches in a northern Idaho city using a metal pipe, butane fuel, a machete and, if he could get them, his father's guns, according to federal prosecutors who charged him with attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State...

Spain court calls on fugitive Catalan secessionist Carles Puigdemont to testify in terrorism probe

Apr. 08, 2024 08:11 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Supreme Court on Monday called on fugitive former Catalonia President and separatist chief Carles Puigdemont to testify as a defendant in a terrorism investigation over protests linked to the region’s failed 2017 independence referendum. A court statement...

UK airports get more time to put in new scanners that will allow more liquids and packed laptops

Apr. 04, 2024 21:35 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Drink it or bin it: That phrase should have become history this summer at all U.K. airports. But it's set to persist for at least another year after the British government said it will grant extensions to several large U.K. airports unable to meet the June 1 deadline...

Russian security agency says suspects detained in the Caucasus are linked to Moscow attack

Apr. 01, 2024 14:36 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top security agency said Monday it has broken up what it called a "terrorist cell" in southern Russia whose members had provided weapons and cash to suspected attackers of the Moscow concert hall. The Federal Security Service, or FSB, said that on Sunday it...