The Pentagon says it has not restarted counterterrorism operations in Niger, a day after the head of U.S. airpower for Europe and Africa said those flights had resumed.
UK police shouldn’t have stopped French publisher under anti-terror laws, an independent review says
A report critical of British police says officers should not have used counter-terrorism laws to detain a French publisher in London earlier this year.
Counter-terrorism experts say Africa is now the world’s terrorism hot spot, with half of the victims killed last year in sub-Saharan Africa.
British counterterrorism police are investigating after border officers seized cargo contaminated with uranium at London’s Heathrow Airport.
U.K. counterterrorism police say a man who fire-bombed an immigration processing center in southern England last week was motivated by right-wing ideology.
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A shootout with militants in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday killed two soldiers, authorities said as a counterterrorism task force arrested a suspect involved in the recent killing of a former top judge of the country’s restive southwestern Baluchistan province.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is moving to tighten security along a key bridge to Crimea after an explosion caused part of the bridge to collapse.
President Joe Biden on Friday formally issued new guidance curtailing the use of armed drones outside of war zones as part of a new counterterrorism strategy that places a greater priority on protecting civilian lives.
PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s elite counterterrorism police have killed a militant who was the last remaining member of an organization that pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, police said Friday.
U.S. intelligence agencies are shifting more money and resources to China. They’re moving hundreds of officers to China-focused positions, including some who were previously working on terrorism.
U.S. officials have said taking out a terrorist threat in Afghanistan with no American troops on the ground would be difficult but not impossible.
The seeds of the U.S. counterterrorism operation that killed al-Qaida’s leader were planted over many months.
It’s back to the White House balcony and the Treaty Room for President Joe Biden as he contends with a “rebound” case of COVID-19.
The leader of Tunisia’s main opposition party has been freed after being questioned by the country’s counterterrorism unit on suspicion of money laundering and terrorism financing through an association charity.
The British government says veteran counterterrorism police officer Mark Rowley will be the new chief of London’s troubled Metropolitan Police.
NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — French drone strikes killed nearly 40 Islamic extremists earlier this week who were traveling on motorcycles near Niger’s border with Burkina Faso, France’s military announced Thursday.
The top U.N. human rights official says she raised concerns with Chinese officials about the impact of counterterrorism and deradicalization measures on the rights of Uyghurs and other predominantly Muslim groups in China’s Xinjiang region.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.’s top political official for Africa called Mali’s decision to withdraw from the Sahel regional counterterrorism force “unfortunate and regrettable” Wednesday, especially at a time of increasing terrorist activity and insecurity.
President Joe Biden has signed an order to redeploy hundreds of U.S. troops to Somalia to counter the Islamic extremist rebel group al-Shabab.
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali’s ruling junta says it will withdraw from the regional counterterrorism force known as the G5 Sahel, further isolating itself while it remains under economic sanctions.
The international rights group Human Rights Watch says abuses carried out by jihadis in Burkina Faso are multiplying at alarming rates.
Hungary’s military has found a new mission in life for a talented dog who was rescued from abusive owners.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Clashes at a militia facility in southern Yemen following the arrest of a group of suspected al-Qaida militants has killed at least a dozen people, including two force commanders, officials said.
JACQUEVILLE, Ivory Coast (AP) — While patrolling a mock village to train in fighting extremists, a Ghanaian soldier wondered how he would cope if one day the drill became real.
The U.N. counterterrorism chief says it’s crucial to build on the momentum following last week’s death of the leader of the Islamic State extremist group and address the grievances that terrorist groups exploit to attract new followers.
Denmark’s foreign minister says the country will pull its small military force out of northern Mali after the West African country’s transitional government said no permission had been given for them to deploy there.
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani counterterrorism police killed six militants from the Islamic State group in an overnight raid at a hideout in the southwestern city of Quetta.
PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian security forces killed a suspected militant accused of beheadings in a shootout Tuesday in a sweeping counterterrorism campaign against extremists in remote mountain jungles, police said.
British police have released four men arrested under terrorism laws by detectives investigating a homemade bomb explosion in a Liverpool taxi.
The U.K. government has increased the terror level to severe, meaning an attack is highly likely. The move comes after police said a blast in a taxi outside a Liverpool hospital was caused by a homemade bomb.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Africa next week as the Biden administration intensifies diplomatic efforts to resolve crises in Ethiopia and Sudan and seeks to boost counterterrorism cooperation.