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Israeli operatives killed al Qaeda’s number two leader in Iran in...

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Al Qaeda’s second-in-command, accused of helping to mastermind the 1998 bombings of two US embassies in Africa, was killed in Iran in August by...

Ten years jail for Swiss found guilty on terror charge in...

A Moroccan court sentenced a Swiss national to 10 years in prison on terrorism charges over links to suspects in the killing of two...

Terror finance suspects arrested in Morocco

Three Frenchmen were arrested in the Moroccan city Sale close to Rabat on suspicion of financing terrorism and connections with militant groups, police said. Investigations...

“Credible terrorist threat” against US in DR Congo

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The US embassy in Democratic Republic of Congo received "credible and specific information of a possible terrorist threat against US government facilities"...

Boundaries between crime and terror are blurring UN hears

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The evolving nexus between crime and terrorism, ranging from street level deals to complex symbiotic relationships, demands greater understanding to break the...

Manhunt underway for Barcelona van driver who killed 13

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A manhunt was underway for the driver of a van that mowed through crowds of tourists on Barcelona's most famous avenue on...

Terrorist attacks globally dropped in 2016 – US government

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The number of terrorist attacks worldwide and deaths from such attacks dropped last year for the second straight year, driven by decreases...

Kenya foils terror attack

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Kenya seized six men suspected of planning an attack sponsored by al Shabaab from neighbouring Somalia, the head of Kenyan police said. In...

ISS: Use evidence, not fear, to counter terror

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Fear leads to bad policy and practice, because it prompts basic human instincts of fight or flight. These may bring short-term relief,...

ISS: Use evidence, not fear, to counter terror

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Fear leads to bad policy and practice, because it prompts basic human instincts of fight or flight. These may bring short-term relief,...

SA government “displeased” with handling of terror alert

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Government said in a statement on Wednesday it is displeased with how the threat of violent extremism and terrorism has been handled. "South...

Terror groups regrouping in Mali

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Warning that terrorists and other armed groups appear to have reorganised "and gained some ability to operate" amid the already fragile security...

Tech, tactics ramp up pressure on militant groups

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Despite quietly dropping the phrase "war on terror", when it comes to battling worldwide militant networks the success of the United States...

Stratfor: Detecting terrorist surveillance

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As we noted last week, terrorist attacks do not materialize out of thin air. In fact, quite the opposite is true. Those...

Stratfor: Detection points in the terrorist attack cycle

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Last week's Security Weekly discussed the fact that terrorism is a tactic used by many different classes of actors and that, while...

Stratfor: Detection points in the terrorist attack cycle

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Last week's Security Weekly discussed the fact that terrorism is a tactic used by many different classes of actors and that,...

In Sudan, the “voice of the Antonov” sows terror

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A convoy of white Toyota pick-up trucks and 4x4s, smeared with mud for camouflage, lurches off the road and hastily parks under...

Stratfor: 9/11 and the successful war

It has been 10 years since 9/11, and all of us who write about such things for a living are writing about...

EU anti-terror chief highlights Arab Spring risks

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The Arab uprisings have provided an opportunity for al Qaeda, the EU's counter-terrorism chief said on Monday, underlining the need for Europe...

Kazakhstan says detains extremists, foils “terror”

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Kazakhstan's security forces have detained a group of extremists who had planned "acts of terror" in the oil-producing region of Atyrau, local...

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