SANAA, Yemen (AP) Yemeni security officials say police have fired tear gas to quell a prison riot by inmates held on terrorism charges in the capital, leaving at least three in critical condition.
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LONDON (Reuters) – A 25-year old Ukrainian man appeared in court on Tuesday, charged under terrorism laws with the murder of a British Muslim in Birmingham and with planting explosive devices at three mosques.
The murder prompted an outpouring of support for the local Muslim community and came in the wake of an increase in Islamophobic attacks against individuals and institutions following the killing of soldier Lee Rigby in May.
There may be terror attacks on the airports in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Guwahati and Ahmedabad, intelligence agencies said issuing an alert on Sunday.
The head of the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) said Friday that underwear bombers are still a concern.
Speaking at the Aspen Security Forum, TSA chief John Pistole said al Qaeda has retooled its underwear bomb designed to take planes down over the United States.
Airport security systems had to be modified after a double agent discovered exposed the second iteration of the device last year
Organizers of Sunday’s New York City Triathlon have rolled out a series of new security measures designed to prevent terrorist attacks similar to the bombings at this year’s Boston Marathon.
After months of silence, Indonesia’s most-wanted man, the fugitive terrorist Santoso, posted a six-minute-long tirade on YouTube in which he promised to wage a holy war against anti-terrorism police Densus 88 “until doomsday.”
Badri Hartono, alias Toni, the leader of Al Qaeda Indonesia, was sentenced to 10 years in prison during a hearing at the West Jakarta District Court, on Thursday.
Insurgents in Afghanistan are shifting to a new source of homemade explosives for the bombs responsible for two-thirds of U.S. casualties there: the substance that makes matches catch fire.Potassium chlorate has surpassed fertilizer as the explosive of choice for insurgents, Pentagon research shows.
US intelligence agencies are scrambling to salvage their surveillance of al Qaeda and other terrorists who are working frantically to change how they communicate after a National Security Agency contractor leaked details of two NSA spying programs.
It’s an electronic game of cat-and-mouse that could have deadly consequences if a plot is missed or a terrorist operative manages to drop out of sight.
German authorities said they had uncovered a terrorist bomb attack plot to use remote controlled model planes, and carried out raids targeting seven people alleged to be involved in the Islamist plan.