Latest Terrorism News

A Russian court orders the arrest of a bestselling writer over his support for Ukraine

Feb. 06, 2024 06:44 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court ordered the arrest Tuesday of a bestselling detective novelist and dissident on charges of “justifying terrorism,” two months after he was pranked by two pro-Kremlin activists into expressing support for Ukraine on a phone call. Moscow's Basmanny...

Paris police chief says no apparent terrorist motive in train station attack with hammer and knife

Feb. 03, 2024 05:39 AM EST
PARIS (AP) — Paris police chief says no apparent terrorist motive in train station attack with hammer and knife.

Top UN court rejects most of Ukraine's terror financing and discrimination case against Russia

Jan. 31, 2024 12:17 PM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' top court on Wednesday rejected large parts of a case filed by Ukraine alleging that Russia bankrolled separatist rebels in the country's east a decade ago and has discriminated against Crimea's multiethnic community since its annexation of the...

US warned Iran that ISIS-K was preparing attack ahead of deadly Kerman blasts, a US official says

Jan. 25, 2024 11:56 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government privately warned Iran that the Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan was preparing to carry out a terrorist attack before bombings in Kerman earlier this month that killed 95 people, a U.S. official said Thursday. The official, who was...

Judge orders release of 'Newburgh Four' defendant and blasts FBI's role in terror sting

Jan. 20, 2024 17:47 PM EST

A man convicted in a post-9/11 terrorism sting was ordered freed from prison by a judge who criticized the FBI for relying on an "unsavory” confidential informant for an agency-invented conspiracy to blow up New York synagogues and shoot down National Guard planes. U.S. District...

Iran attacks alleged militant bases in Pakistan; Islamabad says 'unprovoked' strikes kill 2 children

Jan. 16, 2024 16:04 PM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran launched attacks Tuesday in Pakistan targeting what it described as bases for the militant group Jaish al-Adl, potentially further raising tensions in a Middle East already roiled by Israel's war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Pakistan said the strikes killed two children and...

UK government says the lslamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir is antisemitic and moves to ban it

Jan. 15, 2024 13:41 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government said Monday that the Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir is antisemitic and should be banned as a terrorist organization. Parliament will debate this week a proposal to make joining the group illegal in the U.K. under terrorism laws, the Home Office...

A suicide bomber in western Afghanistan targets the governor's office and wounds 3 guards

Jan. 14, 2024 06:17 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted the provincial governor’s office in western Afghanistan on Sunday and wounded three security guards, said a Taliban official. The attacker detonated his suicide vest as he was shot by security guards while trying to enter inside the...

A Denmark terror case has 'links' to Hamas, a prosecutor tells local media

Jan. 12, 2024 09:03 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish prosecutor said Friday that an investigation that led to the arrests of three suspects in Denmark last month on suspicion of plotting to carry out “an act of terror" was linked to Hamas, according to a local media report. The case has been...

Russian pro-war activist and Putin critic detained over alleged terrorism offenses, his lawyer says

Jan. 11, 2024 17:42 PM EST

Sergei Udaltsov, a Russian pro-war activist and critic of President Vladimir Putin, was remanded into custody Thursday over alleged terrorism offenses, his lawyer told the Russian state news agency Tass. Udaltsov is the leader of the Left Front, a group of political parties that...