Latest Terrorism News

Boy accused of terrorist act in Sydney church faces new charges of stabbing bishop and priest

Jun. 14, 2024 01:12 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — A 16-year-old boy accused of committing a terrorist act by stabbing a bishop in a Sydney church in April faces two additional charges, a court was told on Friday. The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested at the scene of the stabbing on April 15 in...

Minnesota man who joined Islamic State group is sentenced to 10 years in prison

Jun. 13, 2024 18:05 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man who once fought for the Islamic State group in Syria after becoming radicalized expressed remorse and wept in open court Thursday as he was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Abelhamid Al-Madioum, 27, cooperated with federal authorities...

Pakistani army kills 11 militants in raid in the northwest following bombing that killed 7 soldiers

Jun. 11, 2024 08:20 AM EDT

DERA ISLAMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces raided a militant hideout, killing 11 in an overnight operation in a former stronghold of the Pakistani Taliban in the restive northwest, authorities said on Tuesday. The intelligence-based raid was in retaliation to...

Russia suspected of being behind a recent failed arson attack in Prague, Czech prime minister says

Jun. 10, 2024 13:40 PM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech authorities suspect that Russia may have been behind last week’s attempt to set Prague public transport buses on fire, Prime Minister Petr Fiala said Monday. A 26-year-old suspect was arrested Saturday and charged with terrorism in connection with Thursday's...

A Russian-Ukrainian man is suspected of plotting a terrorist bombing in France

Jun. 07, 2024 13:45 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A Russian-Ukrainian citizen was given preliminary terrorism charges Friday in France and accused of plotting a bombing, prosecutors said. The 26-year-old man was detained in a hotel north of Paris on Monday, and investigators are searching for possible accomplices, the...

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu set to address the US Congress on July 24

Jun. 06, 2024 22:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to address a joint meeting of Congress on July 24, setting the stage for what is expected to be a contentious speech at a crucial moment for the ongoing Israel-Hamas war. Congressional leaders confirmed the...

German chancellor vows to deport criminals following brutal attack by Afghan migrant

Jun. 06, 2024 05:43 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Olaf Scholz vowed Thursday that Germany will start deporting criminals from Afghanistan and Syria again after a knife attack by an Afghan immigrant last week left one police officer dead and four more people injured. The brutal attack in Mannheim, which...

Condemnations mount over Israeli proposal to label UN aid agency a terrorist group

Jun. 02, 2024 14:32 PM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Qatar and Saudi Arabia on Sunday condemned an Israeli parliamentary bill that seeks to label UNRWA, the main provider of aid for Palestinians in Gaza, a terrorist group, joining a growing number of nations opposed to the proposal. The bill, which passed a...

France files preliminary terrorism charges against teenager accused of plan to attack Olympic fans

May. 31, 2024 18:27 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French authorities on Friday raised preliminary terrorism charges against an 18-year-old accused of a plot targeting spectators attending soccer games at the upcoming Paris Olympics. The interior minister said it was the first such thwarted plot targeting the Games, which start in...

French authorities file preliminary terrorism charges against 18-year-old accused of plot targeting Olympic spectators

May. 31, 2024 12:52 PM EDT
PARIS (AP) — French authorities file preliminary terrorism charges against 18-year-old accused of plot targeting Olympic spectators.