Latest Terrorism News

Pakistan court grants Imran Khan bail in terrorism cases

Mar. 21, 2023 08:58 AM EDT

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Tuesday granted former Prime Minister Imran Khan a weeklong bail in two new cases in which he faces terrorism charges, officials said. The ruling gave the embattled ousted premier and now popular opposition leader another brief reprieve from arrest. ...

UN seeks independent ideas on tackling Afghanistan's Taliban

Mar. 16, 2023 19:51 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Thursday calling for independent recommendations on how a united international community should address the enormous challenges confronting Afghanistan — above all the Taliban’s drastic curtailment of...

Vegas terrorism suspect sentenced for sexually abusing girl

Mar. 14, 2023 17:38 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man with ties to a far-right extremist group advocating the overthrow of the U.S. government has been sentenced to federal prison for sexually abusing a young girl. Stephen Thomas Parshall, 38, was ordered to serve 33 years in a federal prison Monday,...

Quebec officials allege driver purposely rammed pedestrians

Mar. 14, 2023 17:11 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — A 38-year-old Canadian man is facing two charges of dangerous driving causing death and authorities said Tuesday they expect more charges, alleging he purposely drove into pedestrians chosen at random, including children. in an eastern Canada town, killing two men and injuring nine...

Russian gallery shows art by 'Merchant of Death' freed by US

Mar. 07, 2023 15:00 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Viktor Bout, a former Russian arms dealer who was released from prison in the U.S. in a swap for WNBA star Brittney Griner in December, unveiled an exhibition of his artworks at a Moscow gallery on Tuesday. Bout, widely known abroad as the “Merchant of Death,” was...

23 charged with terrorism in Atlanta 'Cop City' protest

Mar. 06, 2023 20:44 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 20 people from around the country faced domestic terrorism charges Monday after dozens in black masks attacked the site of a police training center under construction in a wooded area outside Atlanta where one protester was killed in January. The site has...

Al-Qaida says 2 operatives killed in drone strike in Yemen

Mar. 06, 2023 11:16 AM EST

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida's arm in the Arabian Peninsula said two of the militant group's operatives, including its media chief, were killed by a suspected U.S. drone in central Yemen last month. The announcement came Sunday in a five-page obituary posted on militant websites...

US officials make case for renewing FISA surveillance powers

Feb. 28, 2023 14:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Biden administration officials urged Congress on Tuesday to renew a surveillance program the government has long seen as vital in protecting national security but whose future is uncertain because of scrutiny from an unusual alignment of civil liberties advocates and some...

Trial looms in case of boy's death at remote, armed compound

Feb. 24, 2023 20:28 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Three defendants from an extended family arrested in a 2018 law enforcement raid on a ramshackle desert encampment rejected compromise offers from prosecutors to resolve kidnapping, terrorism and weapons charges in proceedings Friday at U.S. District Court in Albuquerque. ...

Sweden: Anti-Turkish protests have increased attack threat

Feb. 08, 2023 10:18 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Swedish domestic security agency warned Wednesday that the threat of attacks in the Scandinavian country has increased in the weeks since a far-right activist burned a Quran outside the Turkish Embassy in Stockholm. The agency noted that international reactions...