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#Terrorism

# terrorism - Thursday 4 January, 2018

'With relative garda silence on Dundalk attacks, speculation and Islamaphobia swept across Internet'

Proactive, public engagement and dynamic crisis communication are built into the emergency response planning of the police forces within most EU states, writes Tom Clonan.

# terrorism - Monday 1 January, 2018

Trump: 'Pakistan has given nothing but lies and deceit in return for billions in funding'

He said Pakistan thinks of US leaders as ‘fools’.

# terrorism - Friday 29 December, 2017

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church

The jihadist had been armed with an assault rifle, 150 rounds of ammunition and a bomb.

# terrorism - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'An attack is a distinct possibility in Ireland in 2018 - our security is provocatively weak'

In terms of asymmetric threats and terrorism, the outlook is bleak, writes Tom Clonan.

# terrorism - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

How Europol is fighting a war online against Islamic extremists

More than 45,000 extremist messages in two years have been removed from the internet due to Europol’s intervention.

# terrorism - Sunday 17 December, 2017

'My father was scared I'd blow myself up': Chess and therapy for ex-jihadists at Syria rehab centre

The rehab centre in Marea opened in October this year to help ex-jihaists reintegrate into society.

# terrorism - Friday 15 December, 2017

Man loses case against Irish council's refusal to hold ceremony for Christians killed by IS

The man had claimed the council was discriminating against him on religious grounds by refusing to hold a wreath-laying ceremony.

# terrorism - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

New York bombing accused posted to Donald Trump's Facebook before attack

No one but the bomber was seriously injured in Monday’s attack.

# terrorism - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

New York subway bomber suspect charged with terror offences

Akayed Ullah’s wife has been questioned in Bangladesh.

# terrorism - Thursday 7 December, 2017

After bugging his pub conversations, gardaí found these explosives in Real IRA leader's house

Seamus McGrane was earlier sentenced to 11-and-a-half years for plotting an attack during Prince Charles’ State visit two years ago.

Real IRA leader jailed for 11-and-a-half years for plotting attack during Prince Charles visit

Seamus McGrane was convicted of directing terrorism in the State.

# terrorism - Monday 27 November, 2017

Central Bank fines life assurance firm €1m over money laundering and terrorist financing breaches

The fine reflects the significant increase in penalties imposed for such breaches in recent years.

# terrorism - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya

The corpses have been stored there for the past year awaiting a final decision on their fate.

# terrorism - Sunday 5 November, 2017

'You never know who would be after us': Security beefed up at Leinster House amid fear of threats

The Taoiseach has criticised security at Leinster House for being far less stringent as other national parliaments.

# terrorism - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Australian troops train Filipino soldiers in urban warfare to combat Islamic extremists

Troops have been battling extremists in the southern city of Marawi.

# terrorism - Monday 23 October, 2017

EU money could protect public spaces in Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Galway from terror attacks

The new fund will help cities build barriers that could prevent terror attacks.

# terrorism - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Police in Antrim find rocket launcher and 'terrorist related' tools

Officers also found a replica pistol, a baseball bat and a hammer.

# terrorism - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square

The men in question also allegedly planned to target concerts in New York.

# terrorism - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Five arrested after discovery of homemade bomb in Paris

The latest terror attack in France was on Sunday in Marseille, when a man stabbed two women to death at the main train station.

# terrorism - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Attack on officer outside Canadian football game and high-speed chase being investigated as terrorism

A van hit and injured four pedestrians before it rolled and the suspect was arrested.

# terrorism - Monday 25 September, 2017

Seventh person arrested in connection with Parsons Green train bombing

A 20-year-old man was detained in Wales.

# terrorism - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Fine Gael MEP says Ireland needs to re-examine its neutrality ahead of Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker has called for the EU to implement plans for a common defence strategy

# terrorism - Monday 28 August, 2017

Terror in Ireland: 'We face a new threat and we must be imaginative in how we use the arms of State'

It’s not that long ago when my generation of soldier played a full part in securing the State as part of Aid to the Civil Power operations, writes Declan Power.

# terrorism - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Man wielding four-foot sword injured three police officers near Buckingham Palace last night

The Met Police are treating the incident as terrorism.

# terrorism - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Suspect in Barcelona attack says terror cell planned to target monuments

Four suspects appeared in court yesterday.

# terrorism - Monday 21 August, 2017

'She thought I was dead': Irish survivor of Barcelona attack speaks out

An Irish-Filipino family were caught up in the Barcelona terror attack last week.

# terrorism - Friday 18 August, 2017

Council investigating whether bollards are needed to prevent a Grafton Street terror attack

Fears had been raised that Ireland’s major urban centres like Dublin’s pedestrianised Grafton Street could be targeted.

Father and son injured as Irish family of four caught up in Barcelona terror attack

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar expressed his abhorrence at the attack.

'They are assassins, criminals who won't terrorise us': Leaders react to Barcelona attack

Germany has called the attack “revolting”.

# terrorism - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Police in Catalonia say driver in Barcelona van attack still on the run

Catalonia has declared three days of mourning for the region.

# terrorism - Monday 14 August, 2017

17 people dead after gunmen open fire on restaurant in Burkina Faso

The victims’ nationalities have yet to be confirmed.

# terrorism - Monday 31 July, 2017

'An extremely dangerous terrorist': Antrim Royal Marine jailed for 18 years for making bombs

Ciarán Maxwell (31), from Larne, manufactured large amounts of ammunition and explosives.

# terrorism - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Australian PM says an 'elaborate terror plot' to bring down an airplane has been foiled

“The threat of terrorism is very real,” Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.

# terrorism - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Supreme Court blocks State from deporting Algerian man linked to terrorism

The judge said it was not clear why the Minister for Justice concluded that the man was not at risk of being tortured if deported.

# terrorism - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban

The footage obtained by CNN shows Taliban fighters brandishing weapons they claim were supplied by Russian government sources.

# terrorism - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Indonesia the latest country to partially ban messaging app Telegram over terror fears

Telegram CEO, Pavel Durov, said the firm will investigate the Indonesia charges.

# terrorism - Friday 14 July, 2017

Watch: Gardaí test response to terror attack in simulation at Dublin's Docklands Terror Threat This post contains videos

Watch: Gardaí test response to terror attack in simulation at Dublin's Docklands

The Garda Commissioner said there is no intelligence to say a threat such as this will happen but it is important for officers to be prepared.

# terrorism - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

US general says he hopes ISIS leader is 'deader than a doornail' but cannot confirm death

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it received information from top IS leaders confirming his death.

# terrorism - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Man who claimed he found gun and explosives in a cemetery jailed for terrorism offences

He was also handed a 15 year notification order.

# terrorism - Monday 3 July, 2017

Teen who planned bomb attack at Elton John concert sentenced to life imprisonment

The 19-year-old man was planning an attack to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.

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