“This is simply reckless and shows a total disregard for the safety of the local residents.”
The court was told the men had bought machetes and ingredients to make homemade bombs.
One man was killed and two others were injured in the incident.
The PSNI said it will continue to target all those involved in paramilitary activity.
Police had yet to identify the target of the planned attack.
Naa’imur Rahman pleaded guilty to engaging in conduct in assisting the preparation of terrorist acts.
The assailant was identified as a 19-year-old Afghan man with a German residency permit.
The man was shot dead by a police officer during the incident in Catalonia.
The case is being treated as terrorism.
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Specialist terror police have also been deployed in London.
A car was driven into the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.
Ali Charaf Damache is the first foreigner extradited to the US on terror charges under President Trump.
Naa’imur Rahman gave undercover officers a jacket to be converted into a bomb, and he was arrested moments after they returned it to him.
Ali was arrested by armed police near the Houses of Parliament in London on 27 April 2017.
Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.
There were far more arrests for terror offences in Northern Ireland, according to Europol’s report.
Metal barriers are also being installed as part of €35 million worth of security measures.
Akilov killed five people and wounded 14 others during the attack on 7 April 2017.
The Garda Representative Association has pointed out that unarmed gardaí are likely to be first on the scene, but have not been prepared for these dangerous scenarios.
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There is also concern about the reintegration of families of deceased fighters if they return to Ireland.
Air carriers are now obliged to provide EU member states with passenger information.
A pipe bomb uncovered near a nursery would “almost certainly” have killed or caused injury if detonated.
The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, denies consulting with extremist leaders outside Ireland.
The statement came just days before ETA is expected to announce its dissolution.
Andrew Brunson is on trial in Turkey on terror-related charges.
The government wants to maintain a strength level of 9,500 personnel across the Army, Naval Service and Air Corps.
The attacker had pledged allegiance to Islamic State.
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38 people were killed in the 2015 attack, including three Irish people.
She called for a “deep and special partnership” to be maintained between the UK and the European Union post-Brexit.
Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom this morning.
The Afghan government the attack was carried out by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network with Pakistani backing.
Gary Staples, aged 50, created seven videos consisting of photo slideshows depicting terror incidents.
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He said Pakistan thinks of US leaders as ‘fools’.
The jihadist had been armed with an assault rifle, 150 rounds of ammunition and a bomb.