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#Terrorism

From TheJournal.ie Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster London

Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster

A car was driven into the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.

From TheJournal.ie Algerian-Irish man pleads guilty to terror charges in US Pennsylvania

Algerian-Irish man pleads guilty to terror charges in US

Ali Charaf Damache is the first foreigner extradited to the US on terror charges under President Trump.

From TheJournal.ie Photo: Replica 'suicide jacket' UK police used to catch man plotting to kill Theresa May Terrorism

Photo: Replica 'suicide jacket' UK police used to catch man plotting to kill Theresa May

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.

From TheJournal.ie London man who made bombs for the Taliban convicted of terror offences Terrorism

London man who made bombs for the Taliban convicted of terror offences

Ali was arrested by armed police near the Houses of Parliament in London on 27 April 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack Starbucks

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack

Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Three jihadists among 11 arrests for terror offences last year Europol

Three jihadists among 11 arrests for terror offences last year

There were far more arrests for terror offences in Northern Ireland, according to Europol’s report.

From TheJournal.ie Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower Terrorism

Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower

Metal barriers are also being installed as part of €35 million worth of security measures.

From TheJournal.ie Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov sentenced to life imprisonment Sweden

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov sentenced to life imprisonment

Akilov killed five people and wounded 14 others during the attack on 7 April 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists On The Frontline

Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists

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.

From TheJournal.ie Driverless cars: What will they mean for Ireland's future road safety, jobs and even our driving tests? On The Way

Driverless cars: What will they mean for Ireland's future road safety, jobs and even our driving tests?

Even if you don’t drive them, driverless cars could be part of your driving test.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí believe most extremists who left Ireland to fight with Isis are either dead or missing Terrorism

Gardaí believe most extremists who left Ireland to fight with Isis are either dead or missing

There is also concern about the reintegration of families of deceased fighters if they return to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Flanagan says data from airlines will be 'invaluable' in combating terrorism Info

Charlie Flanagan says data from airlines will be 'invaluable' in combating terrorism

Air carriers are now obliged to provide EU member states with passenger information.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: 'Significant' amount of guns and explosives found during 12 day search in Lurgan Terrorism

Pictures: 'Significant' amount of guns and explosives found during 12 day search in Lurgan

A pipe bomb uncovered near a nursery would “almost certainly” have killed or caused injury if detonated.

From TheJournal.ie Court of Appeal upholds decision to allow State to deport man with alleged Islamic terrorism links Court Of Appeal

Court of Appeal upholds decision to allow State to deport man with alleged Islamic terrorism links

The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, denies consulting with extremist leaders outside Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Basque separatist group ETA apologises for 'pain' and 'harm' it caused Lo Siento

Basque separatist group ETA apologises for 'pain' and 'harm' it caused

The statement came just days before ETA is expected to announce its dissolution.

From TheJournal.ie 'I am more a spy than he is': Trump tweets support for jailed US pastor Turkey

'I am more a spy than he is': Trump tweets support for jailed US pastor

Andrew Brunson is on trial in Turkey on terror-related charges.

From TheJournal.ie Defence Forces looking to recruit 480 people to help 'defend against modern threats' Terrorism

Defence Forces looking to recruit 480 people to help 'defend against modern threats'

The government wants to maintain a strength level of 9,500 personnel across the Army, Naval Service and Air Corps.

From TheJournal.ie Policeman critical after swapping himself for hostage as three die in France terrorist attack Trebes

Policeman critical after swapping himself for hostage as three die in France terrorist attack

The attacker had pledged allegiance to Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate potential Islamic extremist link to €500k invoice fraud against Dublin Zoo Islamic Extremism

Gardaí investigate potential Islamic extremist link to €500k invoice fraud against Dublin Zoo Exclusive

A “substantial amount” of the money has been recovered but detectives are now probing the origins of the scam.

From TheJournal.ie Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question Terrorism

Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question

We speak to experts and a young man who wanted to travel to Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Husband of Irish woman shot dead while on holiday in Tunisia found her beneath a beach towel Terrorism

Husband of Irish woman shot dead while on holiday in Tunisia found her beneath a beach towel

38 people were killed in the 2015 attack, including three Irish people.

From TheJournal.ie 'Terrorists don't care who they kill': Theresa May says Europe must protect citizens Brexit This post contains videos

'Terrorists don't care who they kill': Theresa May says Europe must protect citizens

She called for a “deep and special partnership” to be maintained between the UK and the European Union post-Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Uzbek asylum seeker pleads guilty to terrorism over Stockholm truck attack that killed five people Sweden

Uzbek asylum seeker pleads guilty to terrorism over Stockholm truck attack that killed five people

Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday Kabul

Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday

The Afghan government the attack was carried out by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network with Pakistani backing.

From TheJournal.ie London man found guilty of encouraging jihadi terrorism through YouTube videos Terror

London man found guilty of encouraging jihadi terrorism through YouTube videos

Gary Staples, aged 50, created seven videos consisting of photo slideshows depicting terror incidents.

From TheJournal.ie 'With relative garda silence on Dundalk attacks, speculation and Islamaphobia swept across Internet' Louth

'With relative garda silence on Dundalk attacks, speculation and Islamaphobia swept across Internet'

Proactive, public engagement and dynamic crisis communication are built into the emergency response planning of the police forces within most EU states, writes Tom Clonan.

From TheJournal.ie Trump: 'Pakistan has given nothing but lies and deceit in return for billions in funding' Islamabad

Trump: 'Pakistan has given nothing but lies and deceit in return for billions in funding'

He said Pakistan thinks of US leaders as ‘fools’.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church Cairo

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church

The jihadist had been armed with an assault rifle, 150 rounds of ammunition and a bomb.

From TheJournal.ie 'An attack is a distinct possibility in Ireland in 2018 - our security is provocatively weak' Column

'An attack is a distinct possibility in Ireland in 2018 - our security is provocatively weak'

In terms of asymmetric threats and terrorism, the outlook is bleak, writes Tom Clonan.

From TheJournal.ie How Europol is fighting a war online against Islamic extremists Terrorism

How Europol is fighting a war online against Islamic extremists

More than 45,000 extremist messages in two years have been removed from the internet due to Europol’s intervention.

From TheJournal.ie 'My father was scared I'd blow myself up': Chess and therapy for ex-jihadists at Syria rehab centre Deradicalisation

'My father was scared I'd blow myself up': Chess and therapy for ex-jihadists at Syria rehab centre

The rehab centre in Marea opened in October this year to help ex-jihaists reintegrate into society.

From TheJournal.ie Man loses case against Irish council's refusal to hold ceremony for Christians killed by IS Discrimination

Man loses case against Irish council's refusal to hold ceremony for Christians killed by IS

The man had claimed the council was discriminating against him on religious grounds by refusing to hold a wreath-laying ceremony.

From TheJournal.ie New York bombing accused posted to Donald Trump's Facebook before attack Times Square

New York bombing accused posted to Donald Trump's Facebook before attack

No one but the bomber was seriously injured in Monday’s attack.

From TheJournal.ie New York subway bomber suspect charged with terror offences New York Bomber

New York subway bomber suspect charged with terror offences

Akayed Ullah’s wife has been questioned in Bangladesh.

From TheJournal.ie After bugging his pub conversations, gardaí found these explosives in Real IRA leader's house Seamus McGrane

After bugging his pub conversations, gardaí found these explosives in Real IRA leader's house

Seamus McGrane was earlier sentenced to 11-and-a-half years for plotting an attack during Prince Charles’ State visit two years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Real IRA leader jailed for 11-and-a-half years for plotting attack during Prince Charles visit Courts

Real IRA leader jailed for 11-and-a-half years for plotting attack during Prince Charles visit

Seamus McGrane was convicted of directing terrorism in the State.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank fines life assurance firm €1m over money laundering and terrorist financing breaches Intesa

Central Bank fines life assurance firm €1m over money laundering and terrorist financing breaches

The fine reflects the significant increase in penalties imposed for such breaches in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya Conflict

Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya

The corpses have been stored there for the past year awaiting a final decision on their fate.

From TheJournal.ie 'You never know who would be after us': Security beefed up at Leinster House amid fear of threats Airport Screening

'You never know who would be after us': Security beefed up at Leinster House amid fear of threats

The Taoiseach has criticised security at Leinster House for being far less stringent as other national parliaments.

From TheJournal.ie Australian troops train Filipino soldiers in urban warfare to combat Islamic extremists Philippines

Australian troops train Filipino soldiers in urban warfare to combat Islamic extremists

Troops have been battling extremists in the southern city of Marawi.