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#Terrorism

From TheJournal.ie British extremist gets 5-year jail term over hate crimes on social media Sean Creighton

British extremist gets 5-year jail term over hate crimes on social media

Evidence against Creighton included an image of Hitler posted online alongside the message “kill the Muslims”.

From TheJournal.ie White House accuses media of 'under reporting' terror attacks Travel Ban

White House accuses media of 'under reporting' terror attacks

Two new polls show a majority of Americans now oppose the travel ban on refugees.

From TheJournal.ie Syrian refugee sues Facebook Ireland Ltd over defamatory photos Fake News

Syrian refugee sues Facebook Ireland Ltd over defamatory photos

Facebook’s European headquarters are accused of failing to take down doctored images that falsely link the man to Islamist attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Turkish police detain 400 suspected members of Islamic State Terrorism

Turkish police detain 400 suspected members of Islamic State

Some of the people detained are suspected of planning attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Louvre reopens 24 hours after machete attack Paris

Louvre reopens 24 hours after machete attack

Investigators are examining a Twitter account that posted messages referencing Islamic State just before the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Indonesian women seeking to become IS suicide bombers Terrorism

Indonesian women seeking to become IS suicide bombers

A report has pointed out the growing sophistication of social media allows more women to read jihadist propaganda.

From TheJournal.ie Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque Terrorist Shooting This post contains videos

Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque

The other detained man is being described as a witness.

From TheJournal.ie Brussels bombing suspect Abrini charged over Paris attacks MAN IN THE HAT

Brussels bombing suspect Abrini charged over Paris attacks

Belgian investigators said the Brussels airport and metro bombers were part of the same Brussels-based cell behind the Paris attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US Terrorism

Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US

Trump has barred all refugees from entering the country for three months — and those from war-ravaged Syria indefinitely.

From TheJournal.ie Police officer wounded in north Belfast 'terrorist' shooting PSNI

Police officer wounded in north Belfast 'terrorist' shooting

Former First Minister of Northern Ireland Arlene Foster called the shooting “the work of cowards”.

From TheJournal.ie Mother sentenced to death for burning daughter alive because she didn't like her husband Pakistan

Mother sentenced to death for burning daughter alive because she didn't like her husband

Zeenat Bibi, 16, was doused with kerosene and set alight in June last year in Pakistan’s cultural capital Lahore.

From TheJournal.ie Orlando shooter's widow arrested and charged with obstruction of justice Pulse Nightclub

Orlando shooter's widow arrested and charged with obstruction of justice

Noor Salman was taken into custody by the FBI earlier today and is due in court tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí given extra €55 million to help fight threat of international terrorism Fight Against Terrorism

Gardaí given extra €55 million to help fight threat of international terrorism

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald says Ireland “is not immune” from the threat of terrorism.

From TheJournal.ie Breitbart ran a fake story about a terrorist outrage in Dortmund, and Germans aren't one bit happy The Far Right

Breitbart ran a fake story about a terrorist outrage in Dortmund, and Germans aren't one bit happy

The local newspaper accused the alt-right website of distorting its reports to produce “fake news, hate and propaganda”.

From TheJournal.ie Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub Islamic State

Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub

The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

From TheJournal.ie 'Bitter and sickening': Merkel on asylum seeker attackers as she urges nation to face down terror 'You Are Murderers'

'Bitter and sickening': Merkel on asylum seeker attackers as she urges nation to face down terror

Merkel defended her decision to let in tens of thousands of asylum seekers last year.

From TheJournal.ie Man flying from London to Sydney arrested over threat of New Year’s Eve terror attack Australia

Man flying from London to Sydney arrested over threat of New Year’s Eve terror attack

Sydney is gearing up for the annual fireworks display on the harbour with a crowd of more than one million expected.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks Security

Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks

The Taoiseach also addressed calls for mosques and Islamic education to be regulated by the government.

From TheJournal.ie 'Poisonous': Nigel Farage's comments about Jo Cox's widower criticised Berlin Attack

'Poisonous': Nigel Farage's comments about Jo Cox's widower criticised

The right-wing politician has been threatened with legal action over comments he made about an anti-racism group.

From TheJournal.ie Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack Terrorism

Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack

Earlier, the Pakistani asylum seeker arrested in connection with the incident was released due to lack of evidence.

From TheJournal.ie Tom Clonan: After a bloody year, all signs suggest 2017 will bring more of these lone wolf terror attacks Berlin

Tom Clonan: After a bloody year, all signs suggest 2017 will bring more of these lone wolf terror attacks

The tragedy in all of this is the plight of millions of Syrian, Afghan and Iraqi refugees, writes Dr Tom Clonan.

From TheJournal.ie 'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman Ankara

'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman

Andrei Karlov died of his wounds after the shooting in an Ankara exhibition centre,

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of 'preparing for a terrorist act' London

Man arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of 'preparing for a terrorist act'

He had arrived on a flight from Istanbul.

From TheJournal.ie Isis likely to attack Europe again soon Europol

Isis likely to attack Europe again soon

A new report says IS will likely target countries that are members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the extremist organisation.

From TheJournal.ie The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe Islamic State

The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe

It warned American citizens of credible information showing planned attacks by Isis and Al-Qa’ida this Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie French investigators reveal identity of Paris attacks plotter Bataclan Reopens

French investigators reveal identity of Paris attacks plotter

France is gearing up to mark the one-year anniversary of the Paris attacks this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank fined €3.3m for anti-money laundering and terrorist-financing failures Central Bank

Ulster Bank fined €3.3m for anti-money laundering and terrorist-financing failures

The Central Bank said “significant” breaches occurred from 2010 to 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi forces move to cut off Islamic State militant supply lines The Battle For Mosul

Iraqi forces move to cut off Islamic State militant supply lines

The latest operation could bring fighters close to the largely Sunni city of Hatra, a UNESCO world heritage site.

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi forces battle through sniper fire and suicide bombs to retake IS-held city Battle For Mosul

Iraqi forces battle through sniper fire and suicide bombs to retake IS-held city

Some 10,000 fighters are engaged in a huge assault to take back Iraq’s second city.

From TheJournal.ie Two Brussels police officers stabbed in "terrorist attack" Schaerbeek

Two Brussels police officers stabbed in "terrorist attack"

The suspect is in police custody.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism Rumour Has It

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism

The pontiff also urged journalists not to stoke fear over migration forced by war or hunger.

From TheJournal.ie US to supply Ireland with software to screen flight passenger data Passenger Lists

US to supply Ireland with software to screen flight passenger data

The software system will screen the passenger information of people arriving into Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Oktoberfest kicks off with heightened security over terrorism fears Germany

Oktoberfest kicks off with heightened security over terrorism fears

The festival kicked off earlier today with hundreds of thousands expected to attend.

From TheJournal.ie Police officer from Dublin attacked with a meat cleaver in New York Brian O'donnell

Police officer from Dublin attacked with a meat cleaver in New York

The Irish detective, who moved over from Raheny in northeast Dublin, busted “Sopranos” star Robert Iler for carrying a pot pipe in 2002, and arrested Christian Slater in 2005 for sexual harassment.

From TheJournal.ie French police have arrested a 15-year-old boy suspected of planning a terror attack Islamic State

French police have arrested a 15-year-old boy suspected of planning a terror attack

Prime Minister Manuel Valls has warned that the country faces a threat from 15,000 homegrown radicals.

From TheJournal.ie Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary Sydney

Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary

A 22-year-old man has been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Fifteen years on, the flag raised over Ground Zero has found its way home Raising The Flag

Fifteen years on, the flag raised over Ground Zero has found its way home

After plucking the flag from a nearby boat, three firefighters hoisted it amid the ashen destruction.

From TheJournal.ie Woman behind failed Paris attack engaged to man who killed priest France

Woman behind failed Paris attack engaged to man who killed priest

The woman, referred to as Sarah H, was also betrothed to a man who killed two police officials in June.

From TheJournal.ie French police officer stabbed as authorities foil attack by three women Paris

French police officer stabbed as authorities foil attack by three women

The country’s interior minister described them as “radicalsed fanatics” who were preparing “imminent actions”.

From TheJournal.ie Police find bombs in searches connected to Antrim 'terrorist hides' Terrorism

Police find bombs in searches connected to Antrim 'terrorist hides'

Officers conducted searches at 12 separate locations.