Kuwait arrests suspected Islamist after truck attack on Americans

Kuwaiti security forces have detained a suspected Islamist militant who rammed a truck believed to be carrying explosives into a car carrying five Americans, state news agency KUNA reported The agency quoted an interior ministry statement as saying the Americans were unhurt, but the assailant, identified as Egyptian national Ibrahim Suleiman, was injured and was … Read more

German police hunt Syrian-born man feared to be planning bomb attack

German police hunting for a Syrian-born man suspected of planning a bomb attack found explosives in an apartment they raided while looking for him. Police appealed to the public to call them with any information on Jaber Albakr, 22, who was last seen in the eastern city of Chemnitz wearing a black hooded top with … Read more

Turkish police capture PKK militant suspected over Istanbul bombing

Turkish police have captured a Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant whom they suspect carried out a “motorbike bomb” attack on Thursday that wounded 10 people near an Istanbul police station. It said a total of six people had been detained in connection with the attack in the Yenibosna neighborhood, several kilometers from Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, … Read more

Bangladeshi citizen in the US faces terrorism charges

A citizen of Bangladesh who was living in Maryland in the US has been charged with attempting to provide material support and resources to the Islamic State group.  According to a court document 24-year-old Nelash Mohamed Das from Hyattsville, Maryland was ready to carry out what he thought was an attack on a member of the U.S. … Read more

Bulgaria detains French terrorism suspect

Bulgaria has detained a French citizen suspected of links to terrorism on Paris’s request after he tried to cross into Turkey, according to the Bulgarian prosecutors’ office. The French authorities demanded the detention of 18-year-old Clement Michel after he breached a restriction to leave France, the prosecutors’ office spokeswoman Rumiana Arnaudova said. Le Figaro newspaper and … Read more

Kenyan police kill most wanted terrorist suspect in Mombasa

Kenyan police kill most wanted terror suspect Ismael Shosi in Mombasa. Kenyan anti-terror police killed most wanted terror suspect, Ismael Shosi who was behind a series of attacks targeting security officers in the coastal city of Mombasa. Coast Regional Coordinator Nelson Marwa described Shosi as the mastermind of radicalization, training and recruitment of youth to join … Read more

Forces kill suspected al-Qaida leader in Yemen home

Yemeni forces have killed a suspected local al-Qaida chief  in a clash at his house in the southern province of Abyan. A Yemeni soldier died and another was wounded when troops stormed the residence of an alleged insurgent identified as Abdullah Hubaibat, on the outskirts of the town of Loder. Two other jihadist suspects were wounded … Read more

South Wales man arrested on suspicion of terrorism offenses

A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offenses in Cardiff. Two houses were searched by specialist anti-terror police who carried out a “pre-planned” operation to arrest a 33-year-old man in a street in the center of the capital.The man is being held on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorist acts. … Read more