Tag: Islamist attacks

London

Timeline: 20 Major Islamist Attacks in Europe in Recent Years

LONDON (AP) — The deadly Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people and wounded dozens of others Thursday is the latest attack in Europe in recent years. Here are some of the other major ones, many of which used vehicles:

Paris

TIMELINE: Islamist Attacks in France This Year Focus on Security Forces

PARIS (AP) — Attacks in France by Islamic extremists since 2015 have killed more than 200 “soft targets” — concertgoers, cartoonists and people celebrating Bastille Day. But French security forces are increasingly becoming the focus of the violence.

A flower left in tribute to the victims of the March 22 terror attack is seen next to the Palace of Westminster

Ten Years of Islamist Terror in the UK

LONDON (AFP) – The terror attack in central London that left seven people dead was the latest in a string of strikes to hit Britain in recent years. Here is a rundown of major terror incidents since 2005. – May

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Germany: Three Islamist Teens Convicted for Bombing Sikh Temple

BERLIN (AP) — A German court convicted three 17-year-olds on Tuesday of participating last year in a bomb attack on a Sikh temple that was motivated by hatred of other religions. They were given prison sentences ranging between six and seven years.

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Fear of Islamist Attacks: Now Somalia Bans Christmas Festivities

MOGADISHU (AFP) –  Somalia’s government has banned celebrations of Christmas and New Year in the Muslim majority country, saying the festivities might attract Islamist attacks. “All events related to Christmas and New Year celebrations are contrary to Islamic culture, which could

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France Arrests Three Over Islamist Attacks On Paris

PARIS – French police arrested two men and a woman on Tuesday in connection with deadly Islamist militant attacks on Paris last month and in January, judiciary officials said. In a separate event that highlighted the knock-on impact of tensions