The newly adopted state regulations give local police powers they haven’t had for over 70 years. Those in favor, including the head of Bavaria, insist that the law allows for more security, civil rights and privacy. Opposition parties claim the law to be “unconstitutional” and an “attack on freedom.”
Treating the symptom and ignoring the underlying cause.
Saddam al-Jamal is one of the most senior ISIS commanders to be detained so far and was tipped as a future leader of the death cult.
In article written for Quillette, a platform for free thought, former CBC senior correspondent Terry Milewski focuses on the impact of Khalistan, a movement aimed at creating a separate homeland or state for Sikhs out of the existing north Indian state of Punjab, and the many incidents of terror it has been associated with from the 1980s.
A female Islamic extremist has been caught by police in possession of a USB key that contained the identities of 2,626 intelligence officials from France’s Central Directorate of Interior Intelligence (DCRI).
The woman, identified as Mina B., was already known to the country’s intelligence services and had been placed on the terror watch list known in France as the S-File, Le Point reports.
A sign posted in time for Lent instructs visitors to empty their pockets and warns: “Please note that weapons are not permitted inside the church.”
Police are appealing to the British public, asking them to act as “counter-terrorism citizens” and help thwart plots and stop the wave of Islamic extremist attacks hitting the nation.
A top FBI counter terror cop has described fighting terrorists like a game of “whack-a-mole” as he revealed the chilling extent of the threat facing the US.
I just got through watching a video by one of my personal heroes, Anni Cyrus. Now, why do I call her a hero? Well, I did something very unusual this week. I went to see a movie by Clint Eastwood about Jihad in Europe called the 15:17 to Paris. These were real heroes because these were flawed people. People who have their own problems, but when the time came to be courageous, they moved in the face of fear. – By Bill Warner
Claims that agents post-dated documents to cover their blunders have cast a fresh spotlight on counterterrorism agencies in the wake of over a string of terror attacks that have left 239 people dead in France since 2015.
It came as violence flared up in the Middle East after Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
A database that the four organizations established last December to share information with each other and with other technology platforms now contains more than 40,000 “hashes” that uniquely identify videos and images containing extremist content. YouTube and the other members of the initiative are using the hashes to identify, remove and, in some cases, block videos and images that violate each company’s respective policies with regard to terror content.
Police Commissioner James O’Neill ordered increased security measures after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at Manchester Arena in England in May, the New York Post reported.
The summit is the first meeting of defence ministers and other senior officials from the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition, which officially counts 41 countries and identifies as a ‘pan-Islamic unified front’ against violent extremism.
Details of the strategy officials are calling “Contest 3.0” will be made public early next year, a minister announced while revealing that yet another plot has been foiled.
The horrific aftermath of an acid attack was demonstrated to hospitality managers at a real nightclub to make them think about the new and emerging threat – and how they would react if one took place in their venue.