Tag: Islamist terror

French forensic officers look for evidence near a truck which ploughed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, on July 15, 2016

Trucks and Cars Now Weapons of Choice for Terrorists

BARCELONA (AFP) – A driver deliberately ploughed a van into pedestrians on one of Spain’s busiest streets on Thursday, injuring a number of people in what police called a “terrorist attack”.

Paris

Europeans Learn to Live with Islamist Terror

PARIS (AP) — The jihadis’ targets in Europe are depressingly repetitive: the Brussels metro, the Champs-Elysees in Paris (twice), tourist-filled bridges in London (twice) and a U.K. rock concert. And that’s just the past few months.

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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A Decade of Islamist Terror in Europe

LONDON (AP) — The deadly vehicle and knife attack on London Bridge and in nearby Borough Market is the latest attack in Europe in recent years. Here are some of recent major ones: —May 22, 2017: A suicide bomber killed

Manchester Attack

Parents Fearful to Allow Children Out as Islamist Terror Sweeps Europe

(AP) — Iris Azulai’s 17-year-old daughter, Carmel, recently attended a large concert in Tel Aviv of the Argentine singer Lali. Given Israel’s history, the fear of terrorism is always lurking, particularly at mass events, but regardless, she would not have prevented her daughter from going.

Sydney Opera House

Teen Arrested Over Alleged Sydney Terror Plot

(AFP) – An 18-year-old man was arrested in Sydney on Tuesday over an alleged “imminent” terror plot, as police raided properties in Melbourne in a separate counter-terrorism operation, officials said. Australian Federal Police claimed the teenager was scouting possible sites

Dutch police officers patrol the Central Station in Amsterdam on March 22, 2016 as security measures were reinforced in the wake of blasts in Brussels. Belgium's neighbours France, Germany and the Netherlands tightened border security after the attacks on Brussels airport and metro system that left at least 26 dead.

Brussels Terror Attacks Spur Heightened Security Throughout Europe

In the immediate wake of Tuesday morning’s coordinated terror attacks on Brussels’ national airport and a key subway station near the European Commission, other European nations are scrambling to reinforce security measures while simultaneously reassuring their citizens. Belgium immediately sent