Stories tagged: terrorism
Tue., April 23, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded 37 Saudi citizens, most of them minority Shiites, in a mass execution across the country for alleged terrorism-related crimes. It publicly pinned one of the …
UPDATED: Sun., April 21, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
Nine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds more in Sri Lanka.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 10:46 a.m.
Dutch police were hunting down a suspect after a shooting Monday on a tram in the central city of Utrecht that left one person dead and multiple people injured.
Sun., March 17, 2019
When I saw the news from New Zealand on Friday, the cracks in my heart widened. I know something of what the Christchurch community is going through because my community …
Sun., March 17, 2019
Houses of worship have traditionally been places of refuge where strangers are welcome, but high-profile attacks in recent years have made many worshipers and their prayer leaders rethink how protected …
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 8:26 a.m.
Colombian authorities said Friday that a one-armed explosives expert belonging to the country’s last remaining rebel group carried out a car bombing against a police academy that left 21 dead
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 7:09 a.m.
A Georgia man who traded his car for an antitank rocket, guns and explosives in a plot to storm the White House is under arrest, authorities said.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 3:52 p.m.
The death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi climbed to 21, plus the five militants killed, police said Wednesday in the aftermath …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya’s capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa’s deadliest Islamic militant …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
A Florida man with a long criminal history was charged Friday in the nationwide mail-bomb scare targeting prominent Democrats who have traded criticism with President Donald Trump.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
Investigators searched coast-to-coast Thursday for the culprit and motives behind the bizarre mail-bomb plot aimed at critics of the president, analyzing the innards of the crude devices to reveal whether …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
A car plowed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest …
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
A coordinated double suicide bombing by the Islamic State group hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing at least 25 people, including nine Afghan journalists, officials said.
Sun., April 15, 2018, 11:19 a.m.
An American pastor imprisoned in Turkey is going on trial for alleged terror ties and spying in a case that has increased tensions between Washington and Ankara.
Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 1:42 p.m.
After Tnuza Jamal Hassan was stopped from flying to Afghanistan last September, she allegedly told FBI agents that she wanted to join al-Qaida and marry a fighter, and that she …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
Syrian state-run media said Thursday a rare U.S. strike on government-backed troops in eastern Syria killed and wounded dozens of tribal fighters, calling it a new effort “to support terrorism.”
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
The Trump administration let a top Russian spy official visit the United States last week for meetings with U.S. intelligence officials even though there are sanctions against him that typically …
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
The Trump administration on Tuesday released a report attempting to link terrorism with migration, arguing that it was evidence of the need to dramatically reshape the nation’s immigration system.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
A crude pipe bomb strapped to a man inspired by the Islamic State group went off Monday in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square, injuring the man, slightly wounding …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will meet with leaders of Pakistan Monday to seek common ground on the counterterrorism fight, amid Trump administration calls for Islamabad to more aggressively go after …
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
Ten people suspected of using encrypted social networks to prepare a possible attack were arrested Tuesday during counterterrorism operations in France and Switzerland aimed at clarifying details of the alleged …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s national security adviser says North Korea could be returned to the list of countries the U.S. believes sponsor terrorism, as part of Trump’s strategy to counter the …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Federal prosecutors brought terrorism charges Wednesday against the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead, saying he was spurred to attack by the Islamic State …
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
Through seven nations across three different parts of the world, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson devoted himself to his president’s overarching foreign policy mission: Defeating terrorism. His trip concluded Thursday …
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
The two final surviving leaders of a deadly siege in the southern Philippines, including a top Asian terror suspect, were killed Monday in one of the final battles by thousands …
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Sputnik, Oct. 9, 1957
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 12:03 p.m.
The mass shooting in Las Vegas is the deadliest in modern U.S. history, but is it terrorism? While much will hinge on the motives of a white gunman attacking a …
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 2:17 p.m.
The FBI is conducting about 1,000 investigations of suspected white supremacists or other types of domestic terrorists who might be planning violence, top federal officials told Senate lawmakers Wednesday.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
A Portland student says he found a sticker in one of his school’s bathrooms that reads, “The KKK Wants You.”
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
British police have released all but one of the seven suspects they arrested over the recent attack on a London subway train.