Latest Terrorism News

Suspected terror-linked shooting in Oslo kills 2, wounds 10

Jun. 25, 2022 06:50 AM EDT

OSLO, Norway (AP) — A gunman opened fire in Oslo's night-life district early Saturday, killing two people and leaving 10 seriously wounded in what police are investigating as a possible terrorist attack during the Norwegian capital's annual Pride festival. Investigators said the...

Oslo police say they believe mass shooting that killed 2, wounded 14 was a terror attack

Jun. 25, 2022 03:15 AM EDT
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Oslo police say they believe mass shooting that killed 2, wounded 14 was a terror attack.

US: Afghan national freed from Guantanamo Bay after 15 years

Jun. 24, 2022 14:44 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — An Afghan prisoner held in U.S. custody for nearly 15 years has been released from the Guantanamo Bay detention center after a federal court ruled that he was unlawfully detained, the U.S. Department of Defense said Friday. Asadullah Haroon Gul's release was first...

Argentina, Paraguay probe grounded 747 for terrorism ties

Jun. 23, 2022 19:37 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Authorities in Argentina and Paraguay are trying to shine light on the jumbo-jet sized mystery surrounding a cargo plane with Iranian and Venezuelan crew that has been grounded outside Buenos Aires more than two weeks. Prosecutors in the two South...

DA: 9/11 conspiracy fueled San Francisco airport stabbings

Jun. 23, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man may have been motivated by a conspiracy theory related to the 9/11 attacks when he stabbed and wounded three people with a machete earlier this week at San Francisco International Airport, prosecutors said. The 33-year-old Yuba...

4 people wounded by man on stabbing rampage in New Zealand

Jun. 22, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A man wounded four people in a stabbing rampage stopped by bystanders who brought him to the ground in a New Zealand city neighborhood Thursday, police said. Police District Commander Naila Hassan said the attack in Auckland was random and the...

Denmark charges 3 with planning to carry out terror attack

Jun. 20, 2022 10:13 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Three people have been charged with planning terrorist acts by acquiring weapons and bomb-making materials ”to be used in a terrorist attack in an unknown place in either Denmark or abroad,” a Danish prosecutor said Monday. The suspects, two men and a...

Syrian military: Attack on bus kills 13, most of them troops

Jun. 20, 2022 04:58 AM EDT

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — An attack on a civilian bus in northern Syria on Monday killed 13 people, including 11 soldiers, and wounded three troops, Syrian state media reported, quoting an unnamed military official. According to state news agency, SANA, the attack occurred in the...

IS claims attack on Sikh temple in Afghan capital of Kabul

Jun. 19, 2022 07:50 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for an attack on a Sikh temple in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul that killed at least one worshipper and wounded seven others. IS made the claim in a statement posted on its Amaq website late Saturday. It said the...

Pakistan to stay on terror financing watchdog's 'gray list'

Jun. 17, 2022 15:12 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — An international watchdog said Friday it will keep Pakistan on a so-called “gray list” of countries that do not take full measures to combat money laundering and terror financing but raised hopes that its removal would follow an upcoming visit to Islamabad to determine its...