Tuesday , October 24 2017

Tag Archives: terrorism

13 terror attacks ‘foiled’ since 2013: Britain

LONDON, March 6, (AFP): Security services have foiled 13 potential terror attacks in Britain since 2013, its most senior counter- terrorism policeman said Monday, with more than 500 active investigations at any one time. Mark Rowley, assistant commissioner of London’s Metropolitan Police, said incidents inspired by the Islamic State group …

Read More »

The roots of terrorism

There is a saying by Alija Izetbegoviç which goes like this — “Do not kill mosquitoes, but dry the swamps”. Our societies today are injected with terrorism. The intelligence is tremendously working on planting a bomb in each and every house and forcing us to wrap explosive belts around our …

Read More »

‘Islamist terrorism biggest test’ – Improve security: Merkel

BERLIN, Jan 1, (Agencies): Islamist terrorism is the biggest test facing Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday in a New Year’s address to the nation, and vowed to introduce laws that improve security after a deadly attack before Christmas in Berlin. Merkel, seeking a fourth term as chancellor in …

Read More »

Terrorism suspected in car-and-knife attack at Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man plowed his car into a group of pedestrians at Ohio State University and began stabbing people with a butcher knife Monday before he was shot to death by a police officer. Police said they are investigating whether it was a terrorist attack. Nine people …

Read More »

Belgium freezes assets of 15 people linked to terrorism

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium has frozen the assets of 15 people allegedly linked to terrorism, including a Belgian man identified as being a possible organizer of the deadly attacks on Paris and Brussels. Justice Minister Koen Geens told lawmakers Thursday that “we are going to systematically extend this list in …

Read More »

‘Global effort vital to battle organized crime, terrorism’

VIENNA, Oct 17, (KUNA): Kuwaiti Ambassador and P e r m a n e n t Representative to United Nations Organizations in Vienna Sadiq Marafi has underlined the importance of international cooperation to counter organized crime and terrorist activities. The ambassador made the statement to KUNA today, while partaking the …

Read More »

Kuwait rejects all forms of terror, affirms role in IS fight – ‘Pressure Israel’

NEW YORK, Sept 21, (KUNA): Kuwait on Wednesday rejected all forms of terrorism and reaffirmed its active contributions to the international coalition fi ghting the so-called Islamic State (IS). This came in a speech by Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah, His Highness the …

Read More »

Germany probes 64 suspects in military – French police officer wounded by knife-wielding attacker

BERLIN, Aug 31, (Agencies): Germany’s military counter-intelligence agency is investigating 64 suspected “extremist Islamists” working for the armed forces, a spokesman for the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday. The 64 could include civilian as well as uniformed employees, the spokesman added. People judged to be “extremist Islamists” are not permitted …

Read More »

Washington’s much ado about nothing

THE White House was quick to indict, denounce and declare readiness to cooperate in fighting terrorism even before determining the truth behind the attack on innocent civilians in Munich, Germany. The reaction was paraphrased in a language that was close to pointing accusatory fingers at the same people who attacked …

Read More »
Translate »