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#Terrorism

From TheJournal.ie Fatal US naval base shooting presumed to be act of terrorism, FBI says Florida

Fatal US naval base shooting presumed to be act of terrorism, FBI says

The US has sought the assistance of Saudi officials as they try to gather information about the gunman.

From TheJournal.ie Police renew appeal for witnesses to London bridge terrorist attack Met Police

Police renew appeal for witnesses to London bridge terrorist attack

Police have taken more than 300 statements and retrieved more than 80 hours of CCTV footage.

From TheJournal.ie Both London Bridge victims named as Cambridge University graduates London Bridge

Both London Bridge victims named as Cambridge University graduates

Met Police have named the victims as Jack Merritt (25) and Saskia Jones (23).

From TheJournal.ie 'An impossible task': Facebook counter-terrorism chief on trying to rid social media of extremist content Terrorism

'An impossible task': Facebook counter-terrorism chief on trying to rid social media of extremist content

Dr Erin Marie Saltman was speaking during a visit to Dublin this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Any potential Lisa Smith prosecution would face challenges due to 'insufficient' Irish legislation Lisa Smith

Explainer: Any potential Lisa Smith prosecution would face challenges due to 'insufficient' Irish legislation

Legal experts have said that Irish prosecutors will have limited options if they charge Lisa Smith.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa Smith will be subject to security assessment on arrival in Ireland Risk Assessment

Lisa Smith will be subject to security assessment on arrival in Ireland

Yesterday Turkey said it was in the process of deporting 20 ‘foreign jihadists’.

From TheJournal.ie German officials investigating 'terrorist' motive after lorry attack Limburg

German officials investigating 'terrorist' motive after lorry attack

A man hijacked a lorry in the city of Limburg on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse Message Encryption

Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse

The social media network has been dogged by several privacy scandals in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack' Prison

Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'

Five people are serving prison sentences in Ireland for convictions related to Islamist extremism offences, according to a new report.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over New IRA bomb found outside family home in Tyrone Strabane

Man arrested over New IRA bomb found outside family home in Tyrone

Police believe the New IRA intended to fire the mortar into Strabane police station.

From TheJournal.ie Trial date set for alleged mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks Guantánamo Bay

Trial date set for alleged mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others in Guantanamo Bay prison camp will go on trial in January 2021.

From TheJournal.ie Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror' Oslo

Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'

Only three people were inside the mosque at the time of the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he had 'amazing day' after meeting victims of latest mass shootings Terrorism

Trump says he had 'amazing day' after meeting victims of latest mass shootings

The US president faced protests as he met victims in Ohio and Texas, but the White House said he was ‘treated like a rock star’.

From TheJournal.ie Election candidate among 26 people killed in attack on Somalia hotel Kismayo

Election candidate among 26 people killed in attack on Somalia hotel

A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into the hotel before armed gunmen forced their way inside.

From TheJournal.ie Married couple who sent €261 to their son in Syria found guilty of funding terrorism by UK court Jihadi Jack

Married couple who sent €261 to their son in Syria found guilty of funding terrorism by UK court

In September 2015, they sent the funds via an intermediary in Lebanon who was nominated by their son, nicknamed Jihadi Jack.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of Christchurch mosque shooting charged with terrorism New Zealand

Man accused of Christchurch mosque shooting charged with terrorism

The 28 year old Australian was already facing murder and attempted murder charges.

From TheJournal.ie Radical leader killed in Easter hotel attack, Sri Lankan president says Easter Bombings

Radical leader killed in Easter hotel attack, Sri Lankan president says

More than 250 people were killed in the suicide bombings on Easter Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Sri Lankan police carry out controlled explosion near cinema as death toll from Easter bombing rises to 359 Colombo

Sri Lankan police carry out controlled explosion near cinema as death toll from Easter bombing rises to 359

Hundreds were killed in a series of bomb blasts in the country on Easter Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI says mortar tube and command wire find may have prevented dissident republican attack Co Down

PSNI says mortar tube and command wire find may have prevented dissident republican attack

The items were discovered in Co Down by a member of the public yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland? The Explainer

The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland?

Experts have said there needs to be a focus on ensuring more people in Ireland do not become radicalised.

From TheJournal.ie Community gardaí attend Friday prayer at mosques in wake of New Zealand attack New Zealand

Community gardaí attend Friday prayer at mosques in wake of New Zealand attack

An Garda Síochána said local gardaí will be making themselves available to Muslim communities to provide support.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How can the return of Islamic State members to their home countries work? Lisa Smith

Explainer: How can the return of Islamic State members to their home countries work?

The government here has said Lisa Smith, who was married to an Islamic State fighter, can come home.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigating claim group calling itself the 'IRA' behind parcel bombs Investigation

Police investigating claim group calling itself the 'IRA' behind parcel bombs

Police said that a claim for responsibility had been received yesterday by a media outlet in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie London police exploring the possibility that explosive devices sent to transport hubs came from Ireland Investigation

London police exploring the possibility that explosive devices sent to transport hubs came from Ireland

Gardaí confirmed yesterday evening that they were helping the Met Police with their investigations.

From TheJournal.ie Explosive devices sent to London's Heathrow Airport and Waterloo Station were posted from Dublin Terrorism

Explosive devices sent to London's Heathrow Airport and Waterloo Station were posted from Dublin

Three devices were posted to locations in London this morning.

From TheJournal.ie British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust' Syria

British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust'

There is concern that this move could set a “dangerous precedent”.

From TheJournal.ie At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines Philippines

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.

From TheJournal.ie Child charged with facilitating terrorist activity and advising person detonate explosive device in Canada Ontario

Child charged with facilitating terrorist activity and advising person detonate explosive device in Canada

Canadian police arrested the child in Kingston, Ontario on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Four people arrested in Dublin on suspicion of financing international terrorist activities Dublin

Four people arrested in Dublin on suspicion of financing international terrorist activities

The four were arrested following six searches across the capital today.

From TheJournal.ie Manchester police launch terrorist investigation into multiple stabbing at railway station Manchester

Manchester police launch terrorist investigation into multiple stabbing at railway station

A man, a woman and a police officer were treated for knife injuries following the stabbing.

From TheJournal.ie 'The threat posed by Islamist terrorism is waning dramatically... but what do we worry about next?' Global Terrorism Index

'The threat posed by Islamist terrorism is waning dramatically... but what do we worry about next?'

Tom Clonan looks at the latest risk assessments around Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Tighter measures to fight crime and terrorism come into effect across EU SIs

Tighter measures to fight crime and terrorism come into effect across EU

Member states are now “obliged to create a SIS alert for all cases related to terrorist offences”.

From TheJournal.ie Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution Wanted

Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution

Two were killed and one person left brain-dead after the shooting at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.

From TheJournal.ie Counter-terror probe launched after two explosive devices found in London flat London
From TheJournal.ie Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire West Belfast

Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire

“This is simply reckless and shows a total disregard for the safety of the local residents.”

From TheJournal.ie Three men found guilty of plotting Christmas terror attacks in Melbourne Australia

Three men found guilty of plotting Christmas terror attacks in Melbourne

The court was told the men had bought machetes and ingredients to make homemade bombs.

From TheJournal.ie Melbourne stabbing rampage being treated as terrorist attack Australia

Melbourne stabbing rampage being treated as terrorist attack

One man was killed and two others were injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested in connection with terrorist activities in Belfast Serious Crime

Two arrested in connection with terrorist activities in Belfast

The PSNI said it will continue to target all those involved in paramilitary activity.

From TheJournal.ie Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands Terrorism

Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands

Police had yet to identify the target of the planned attack.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed in London for planning terrorist attack to kill Theresa May Naa’imur Rahman

Man jailed in London for planning terrorist attack to kill Theresa May

Naa’imur Rahman pleaded guilty to engaging in conduct in assisting the preparation of terrorist acts.

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