Jordanian suspects appear in court over August attack
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Fourteen suspected militants have appeared in a Jordanian court to face charges linked to an attack on security forces last August.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been hailed on social media by Muslims around the world for her response to two mosque shootings by a white...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Attorneys for five people facing federal terrorism-related charges following their arrests last summer in a New Mexico compound raid said Thursday their clients are being...
5 mosques vandalized in central England
LONDON (AP) — Counter-terrorism officers in central England are investigating attacks on five mosques in which windows were apparently shattered by a sledgehammer.
Dutch suspect in tram shooting to face terrorism charge
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The main suspect in a deadly tram shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht will be charged with offenses including multiple murder or manslaughter with a terrorist...
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on the mosque shootings in New Zealand (all times local):
New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush says he believes police...
Gunman kills 3 on Dutch tram; mayor fears terrorism
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — A gunman killed three people and wounded five during a mid-morning tram ride Monday in the Dutch city of Utrecht, raising the specter of another extremist attack only...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Monday that her department may have been founded to combat terrorism, but its mission is shifting to also confront emerging...
UK police: Stabbing near London is far-right terrorism
LONDON (AP) — British police say a stabbing west of London in which a man attacked a teenager with a baseball hat and knife while hurling racist abuse is being treated as a terrorist incident...
Born into al-Qaida: Hamza bin Laden’s rise to prominence
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Years after the death of his father at the hands of a U.S. Navy SEAL raid in Pakistan, Hamza bin Laden now finds himself in the crosshairs of world...
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The white supremacist suspected in the mosque shootings that left at least 50 people dead in New Zealand had traveled to the Balkans in the past three years, where he...
New Mexico compound suspects face new conspiracy charges
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Five extended family members who had been living on a remote New Mexico compound where a 3-year-old boy died before it was raided have been indicted on terrorism-related...
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has ruled that the sheriff's office in metro Phoenix violated the constitutional rights of an inmate accused in a terrorism plot by opening his privileged legal mail while...
NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Saudi Arabia on Monday agreed to set up a strategic partnership council to deepen cooperation to combat terrorism.
Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A man carrying two knives and an ax was detained over the weekend shortly before anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders was due to hand out political flyers before...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man convicted of conspiring to join the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria has asked a federal judge to be lenient at his May sentencing.
Police say Idaho man made false sarin bomb threat
CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — A southwestern Idaho man has been charged with terrorism and other crimes after police say he falsely threatened to release deadly nerve gas in the city of...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Planned troop cuts on the African continent will have no impact on counterterror operations in Libya and Somalia, where American airstrikes target insurgents, the top U.S....
LONDON (AP) — British police said a suspicious package destroyed by bomb-disposal experts at the University of Glasgow on Wednesday contained an explosive device and was linked to three letter...
BEIRUT (AP) — Iraq and the Kurdish regional government have charged hundreds of children with terrorism for alleged affiliation with the Islamic State group, often using torture to coerce...
LONDON (AP) — Three small explosive devices in plastic mailing bags arrived at offices for two London airports and at a train station Tuesday, and Irish police said they were helping British...
PARIS (AP) — A prison inmate suspected of injuring two guards with a knife and locking himself inside a visiting room has been arrested, French Interior minister Christophe Castaner said...
BRUSSELS (AP) — A suspected jihadi insisted Tuesday that he's innocent of terrorism charges over the 2014 killing of four people at Belgium's Jewish museum, as the jury in his trial prepared to...
Saudi Arabia revokes citizenship of Hamza bin Laden
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced Friday it had revoked the citizenship of Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaida leader who has become an increasingly prominent...
ROME (AP) — Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini says police have arrested an Algerian who fought in Syria for Islamic State.
Anti-terrorism officials told reporters on Friday that...
The Latest: China urges restraint from both Pakistan, India
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on India-Pakistan tensions after New Delhi launches airstrike in Kashmir (all times local):
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Radio host seeks over $1M for case against neo-Nazi website
A Muslim-American radio host is asking a federal court in Ohio to award him more than $1 million in damages for his claims that a neo-Nazi website operator falsely accused him of...
Turkey renews criticism of China over Uighur minority
GENEVA (AP) — Turkey has renewed its unusual criticism of China's treatment of its Muslim minority group, with Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu calling on the country to make a distinction...
EU, Arab leaders vow to boost security, migration ties
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Leaders from European Union and Arab League countries pledged Sunday to boost cooperation in the fight against terrorism and to tackle unauthorized migration at a...
Pakistan re-imposes ban on US-wanted suspect’s charities
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan re-imposed a ban on two charities run by a U.S.-designated terrorist blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, officials said Friday.
Amid loss of leaders, unknown militant rises in Philippines
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Unlike many of his slain comrades, the touted new leader of the Islamic State group in the southern Philippines lacks the bravado, clan name or foreign...
Man accused of making terror threats arrested in Ohio
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of threatening a mass shooting in Michigan has been arrested at a residence in Ohio.
The U.S. Marshals Service says 28-year-old Cameron...
Saudi crown prince backs India’s fight against terrorism
NEW DELHI (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday offered intelligence sharing and other cooperation with India in fighting extremism and terrorism, as New Delhi tackled rising...
Pakistan says India using UN court for ‘political theater’
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Pakistan accused India on Tuesday of sponsoring terrorism and of using the United Nations' highest court for "political theater" as it urged judges to dismiss an Indian case seeking to save an alleged spy from execution.
The International Court of Justice case centers on the fate of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was convicted of espionage and sabotage by a Pakistani military tribunal and sentenced to death in April 2017.
UK-based man charged with inciting attack in Germany
LONDON (AP) — A man living in northeast England has been charged under Britain's terrorism laws with attempting to incite a car, knife and bomb attack in Germany.
Fatah Mohammed Abdullah, a 33-year-old from Newcastle, was charged Monday with encouraging another person to plow a car into crowds in Germany, attack people with a meat cleaver and detonate bombs, "with the aim of killing and/or causing serious injury."
The incitement allegedly took place between April 9 and Dec. 11, 2018.
Saudi official fires back after Iran blames attack on Riyadh
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A senior Saudi diplomat on Monday fired back after Iran initially blamed the kingdom for an attack last week that killed 27 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard.
Adel al-Jubeir, the minister of state for foreign affairs, called Iran a "chief sponsor of terrorism," saying its allegations sought to divert the attention of the Iranian people from the country's own troubles.
Terror suspect to be sent for mental health treatment
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A terror suspect from southern Illinois who was charged as a teenager will be transferred to a mental health facility after a judge found him unfit to stand trial.
Keaun Cook of Godfrey was 18 when he was accused in 2016 of providing material support for terrorism and making a terroristic threat.
The Latest: Qatari minister warns of remaining IS threat
MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local):
Qatar's foreign minister is cautioning that the Islamic State group will continue to be a threat even after its last pocket of resistance in Syria is shut down.
IS once controlled territory in large parts of Syria and Iraq, but steadily lost ground to Syrian forces.
An operation is now underway to squeeze the extremist group's fighters out of their last redoubt in eastern Syria.
Video shows attack on officer by accused ISIS follower
PHOENIX (AP) — A video released Thursday by authorities in metro Phoenix shows an avowed follower of the Islamic State throwing rocks at and wielding a knife toward a sheriff's sergeant before the officer shot his attacker.
Authorities released the body-camera video and 911 calls from the Jan. 7 attack outside a sheriff's substation in the suburb of Fountain Hills that led to the arrest of 18-year-old Ismail Hamed on aggravated assault and terrorism charges.
UN condemns ‘heinous’ terrorist attack in Iran killing 27
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is condemning "in the strongest possible terms" the bombing in Iran that killed 27 people, calling it a "heinous and cowardly terrorist attack."
All 15 members, including the United States, which is a strong critic of Iran's leaders, "expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the government of Islamic Republic of Iran."
Citing distrust, Portland pulls out of FBI anti-terror panel
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland City Council has voted to withdraw the city from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's anti-terrorism task force, citing a deep distrust in the program's ability to root out terrorism while upholding the civil rights of residents.
Top Iran cleric links suicide blast to foreign spy services
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has sent condolences to the families of the victims of a suicide car bombing that struck a bus carrying Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard troops, killing at least 27 people.
An al-Qaida-linked group, Jaish al-Adl, claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attack in Iran's restive southeastern Sistan and Baluchistan province. Tehran linked the bombing to an ongoing U.S.-led conference in Warsaw largely focused on Iran.
Judge rules media can get records in Arizona terrorism case
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has ruled police and court records in a criminal case against an Arizona man facing a terrorism charge must be made available to the media.
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Sally Duncan ruled Tuesday the probable-cause statement should be released as soon as possible with other records available by Friday.
UN warns Islamic State losses shouldn’t lead to complacency
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. counter-terrorism chief warned Monday that recent losses by Islamic State extremists "should not lead to complacency at any level," saying the extremist group remains a global threat with up to 18,000 militants in Iraq and Syria.
Philippine official: Abu Sayyaf harboring suicide bomber
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An Abu Sayyaf militant leader accused of plotting a recent suicide attack in a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines may be harboring a foreign would-be suicide bomber in his jungle base, a senior official said Thursday.
Carson named chairman of House counterterrorism panel
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Andre Carson of Indianapolis has been named the chairman of the subcommittee on counterterrorism, counterintelligence, and counterproliferation on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
The subcommittee oversees the intelligence community's ability to provide timely information on terrorists, proliferators of weapons of mass destruction, and hard targets.
Germany: No choice but to reject terrorist extradition to US
BERLIN (AP) — An American request for the extradition of a Turkish man wanted in the United States on terrorism charges was rejected because there was no other option under German law, authorities said Thursday, in a case that has raised the ire of officials in Washington.