As the Islamic State continues to lose ground in the Middle East, the terrorist group will likely refocus on carrying out attacks against “soft” targets within the European Union, EU police agency Europol warned in a report published Friday.
Two Iranian men and their Kenyan driver, an employee of the Iranian embassy in Nairobi, were charged on Thursday with collecting information for plans to carry out a terrorist attack after they were found with video footage of the Israeli embassy in Kenya.
One year after the Dec. 2, 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California, authorities have uncovered evidence revealing that shooter Syed Farook may have been set off after he had to attend a mandatory training session in a room adorned with holiday decorations, including a Christmas tree.
The attacker who drove his car into pedestrians at Ohio State University on Monday before emerging to stab others with a knife was at the time enrolled in a class concerning microaggressions committed against Muslims.
A German citizen employed by Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has been arrested on accusations that he made Islamist declarations on the internet and revealed internal agency material, the agency said on Tuesday.
A German intelligence officer was recently arrested over a suspected terrorist plot to bomb the domestic spy agency’s headquarters in Cologne.
The State Department issued a travel warning on Monday urging U.S. citizens to be vigilant while attending holiday festivals, events, and outdoor markets in Europe over the next few weeks due to a heightened risk of terrorist attacks.
A New York man was arrested Monday for attempting to join the Islamic State and planning a Nice-style terrorist attack on Times Square, according to the FBI.