The EU strengthens rules on home-made explosives and fight against terrorist financing

Today, the Council adopted two important priority files under the Security Union which strengthen EU rules on explosives precursors and facilitate law-enforcement access to financial information. The reinforced rules on explosives precursors will ensure stronger safeguards and controls, including online, Read More …

Man Arrested While Trying To Buy Explosives To Attack Times Square, Police Sources Say

A man has been arrested after authorities say he was plotted to detonate explosive devices in Manhattan’s Times Square. Police sources tell CBS2 that the suspect was taken into custody by the Joint Terrorism Task Force, which includes both the Read More …

UK security services foiled 19 major terror attacks over past two years, says Sajid Javid

UK security services have foiled 19 major terror attacks over the past two years, Home Secretary Sajid Javid has revealed. During a speech in which he confirmed plans to look at designating parts of Syria and possibly West Africa as terror Read More …

Malaysia foils plot by suspected militants to ‘avenge’ fireman’s death by targeting VIPs, houses of worship

The police’s Counter Terrorism Division seized six improvised explosive devices (IED) in one of the swoops, believed to be used on the day of attacks at entertainment outlets and houses of worships in the Klang Valley during the Muslim holy Read More …

Four Sri Lankan terror suspects arrested at Luton Airport

Four men have been arrested moments after they arrived in Luton Airport on board an international flight. Airport police arrested the men and handed them over to anti terrorism officers from the Met Police Counter Terrorism Command. The men, all Sri Read More …

Large amount of explosives seized at Turkey-Iran border

Turkish customs enforcement officers seized a large amount of explosives at the Turkish-Iranian border, officials said Thursday. According to a statement from the Trade Ministry, an Iranian citizen tried to cross the Esendere Customs Gate with a valid passport. He Read More …

Spies brought in to tackle far-right terror threat in UK, home secretary says

Intelligence agencies are being brought in to help tackle the rising far-right terror threat in Britain, the home secretary has announced after a series of attempted attacks. At least four far-right terror plots have been foiled since March 2017, with one man Read More …