Stories tagged: terror
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
Michigan airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged
A Canadian man shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at the Flint airport on Wednesday, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that’s …
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Philippine troops kill suspected militant on resort island
Philippine forces killed a suspected Muslim militant in new fighting Saturday in a central resort province where troops foiled possible kidnapping and bombing plots by extremists earlier this month, officials …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
Military seeks civilians with high-tech skills to counter IS
The American military is looking for new ways to bring in more civilians with high-tech skills who can help fight Islamic State militants and prepare for the new range of …
UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
FBI reviews handling of terrorism-related tips
The FBI has been reviewing the handling of thousands of terrorism-related tips and leads from the past three years to make sure they were properly investigated and no obvious red …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 12:21 p.m.
With visit by Egypt’s Sissi, Trump administration signals sharp policy shift
When President Donald Trump hosts Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi this week in Washington, they will have a packed agenda: the fight against terrorism, the Middle East’s multiple wars, the …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Trump says media ‘doesn’t want to report’ extremist attacks
President Donald Trump on Monday accused the media of deliberately minimizing coverage of the threat posed by the Islamic State group, saying news outlets “have their reasons” for not reporting …
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 4:37 p.m.
Plan to revive CIA ‘black sites’ fades
The Trump administration is backing away from its plan to revisit using the CIA to imprison and interrogate terrorism suspects, according to a revised executive order on detention policy that …
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
White House: No Americans will be targeted in terror strikes
The White House said Tuesday that no American citizen “will ever be targeted” in raids against terror suspects, a blanket statement that appeared to signal a break from the Obama …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 5 a.m.
Turkey’s tourism takes big hit after extremist attacks
The once bustling Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is astonishingly quiet. The shops and restaurants in the city’s trendy Istiklal Street are all but empty of foreign customers and the hotels …
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016, 3:32 p.m.
Nigeria: Boko Haram is crushed, forced out of last enclave
The Boko Haram extremist group has finally been crushed – driven from its last forest enclave with fighters on the run and no place to hide, Nigeria’s president declared Saturday.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 7:29 p.m.
Australia police: Christmas Day bomb plot foiled, 5 detained
Police in Australia have detained five men suspected of planning a series of Christmas Day bomb attacks in the heart of the country’s second-largest city, officials said Friday.
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
Senate will vote Wednesday on whether to override veto of 9/11 bill
The Senate on Wednesday will kick off Congress’ attempt to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, according …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 11:35 p.m.
Three mysterious incidents in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota raise fears of terrorism
Authorities are investigating three incidents – explosions in New York and New Jersey and a stabbing attack in Minnesota – that took place within a 12-hour period on Saturday and …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 7:40 p.m.
EgyptAir plane lands in China after bomb threat
An EgyptAir plane that made an emergency landing Wednesday in Uzbekistan following a bomb threat resumed its flight and landed in Beijing, Egyptian officials said, the latest in a series …
Wed., May 25, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
Belgium detains four Islamic State suspects who may have planned attacks
Belgian prosecutors said Wednesday they have detained four suspected Islamic State group recruiters, who they said may have planned new attacks in the country.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 10:03 a.m.
Alleged Islamic State sympathizer arrested on terror charge in New York
A New York City man rejected twice trying to enter the United Kingdom after his camouflage clothing, nunchakus and Islamic State flag images on his cellphone raised suspicions was arrested …
Wed., March 26, 2014, 7:59 a.m.
Bin Laden son-in-law convicted at NYC terror trial
NEW YORK (AP) — Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law has been convicted in New York of conspiring to kill Americans by serving as al-Qaida’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks.