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#Counter Terrorism

# counter-terrorism - Thursday 22 February, 2018

# counter-terrorism - Monday 10 July, 2017

UK police release video telling tourists what to do in case of hotel terror attack

The video created a video to show tourists what to do if their hotel is targeted.

# counter-terrorism - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Why has the terrorism threat level not been raised here?

There are moves afoot that show increased security here and Taoiseach Varadkar needs to further strengthen our hand.

# counter-terrorism - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Tom Clonan: We need to talk about how unprepared we are for a terror attack

“In the new reality, the ordinary police on duty, or Gardai, will be required to close down such attacks.”

# counter-terrorism - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Additional armed police deployed in London after recent terrorist attacks

The security level for the city remains the same, but the threat in London is ‘severe’.

# counter-terrorism - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Disney is taking on a counter-terrorism intern

The company is looking to recruit someone to work on “threat assessments”.

# counter-terrorism - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Counter-terrorism student who read book on terrorism accused of being terrorist

Mohammed Umar Farooq has spoken out about the experience.

# counter-terrorism - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

This teen was found guilty of plotting to murder soldiers

He also groomed an impressionable teenager, police said.

# counter-terrorism - Monday 20 April, 2015

14-year-old boy arrested over 'credible terrorist threat'

The child has been arrested in Lancashire after alleged communication between him and a man in Australia.

# counter-terrorism - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

New anti-terrorism laws for Ireland to be introduced 'within weeks'

Those that take part in terrorism could have their Irish citizenship revoked.

# counter-terrorism - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Counter-terror chief: We can't stop all attacks without becoming a totalitarian society

Gilles de Kerchove also warned that Europe’s prisons have become a ‘massive incubator’ for radicalisation.

# counter-terrorism - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Elderly Briton arrested over mosque bomb

A 75-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of planting a home-made bomb that exploded near a mosque.

# counter-terrorism - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Woolwich attack: Suspect discharged from hospital as post-mortem results released

Post-mortem results show Lee Rigby died of “multiple incised wounds”, as Michael Adebowale is released from hospital,

# counter-terrorism - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Sixth man arrested in connection to Lee Rigby murder

A 22-year-old man has been arrested by officers investigating the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby in London last week.

# counter-terrorism - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Gardaí participate in counter-terrorism exercise In Pictures This post contains images

Gardaí participate in counter-terrorism exercise

Today’s operation included a simulated hostage rescue scenario.

# counter-terrorism - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Two arrested in Heathrow by counter-terrorism police

Police said they arrested a man and woman, both aged 26, at 8.30pm last night.

# counter-terrorism - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Six arrested in London in counter-terrorism operation

The five men and one woman were arrested in east and west London early this morning by the Met Police counter terrorism command.

# counter-terrorism - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Pakistan arrests CIA informants

Pakistan’s top military spy agency has arrested five people who fed information to the CIA before the killing of Osama bin Laden – including the owner of a safe house rented to the CIA to observe bin Laden’s compound.