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# terror-attacks - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Tom Clonan: Last night's attack in Vienna shows Islamic State is regrouping and shifting focus

Islamic State’s so-called ‘Caliphate’ took a beating last year, but the terror group has been revived from new bases in Africa, writes Tom Clonan.

# terror-attacks - Saturday 17 November, 2018

A new EU directive means it will soon be mandatory for people to be sent SMS alerts during terror attacks

The directive was passed in the European parliament earlier this week.

# terror-attacks - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question

We speak to experts and a young man who wanted to travel to Syria.

# terror-attacks - Saturday 17 February, 2018

'Terrorists don't care who they kill': Theresa May says Europe must protect citizens Brexit This post contains videos

'Terrorists don't care who they kill': Theresa May says Europe must protect citizens

She called for a “deep and special partnership” to be maintained between the UK and the European Union post-Brexit.

# terror-attacks - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Outrage in Berlin as 'martyrs' art installation includes images of Bataclan and 9/11 attackers

The images of the attackers are included alongside the likes of Martin Luther King.

# terror-attacks - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Suspect in Barcelona attack says terror cell planned to target monuments

Four suspects appeared in court yesterday.

# terror-attacks - Friday 18 August, 2017

Las Ramblas victims: A father with his family, a husband on his honeymoon

Over 30 different nationalities were killed or injured in the two attacks, according to various sources

Spain terror latest: 14 dead across two attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils

Three of the attackers shot in Cambrils have been identified by police.

Vans and cars becoming common attack weapon for terrorists

Vehicle attacks have resulted in the deaths of at least 170 people since 2006.

# terror-attacks - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Imam says extremists are targeting 'vulnerable' young Muslims in Ireland

The chair of the Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council has said people who have been radicalised “need professional help”.

Third London attacker named as Youssef Zaghba (22)

The three suspected attackers have now been identified.

# terror-attacks - Monday 5 June, 2017

Theresa May: 'The attackers' identities are known and will be released'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called on Theresa May to resign as Prime Minister because of cuts in police numbers.

# terror-attacks - Sunday 4 June, 2017

21 of the 48 injured in the London attack are critical Terrorism This post contains videos

21 of the 48 injured in the London attack are critical

“There is far too much tolerance of extremism in our country,” Theresa May said.

# terror-attacks - Thursday 16 February, 2017

IS claims responsibility as two separate bombings kill at least 122 in Pakistan and Iraq

A Pakistani shrine was targeted, and a car bomb exploded in Baghdad today.

# terror-attacks - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Here's the list of the terror attacks Trump said the media ignored

They include the major terror attacks in Paris, Nice and Berlin.

# terror-attacks - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

German police arrest man 'who may have been involved' in Berlin attack

The 40-year-old is accused of planning the attack at the Christmas market in Berlin with Anis Amri.

# terror-attacks - Monday 14 November, 2016

Eagles of Death Metal singer denies trying to enter Sting Bataclan gig

The Bataclan re-opened on Saturday, a year after the terrorist attacks.

# terror-attacks - Monday 19 September, 2016

New York pressure cooker bomb puts city on alert and troops on the streets Terror Attacks This post contains videos

New York pressure cooker bomb puts city on alert and troops on the streets

Three attacks in one day are being investigated for terror links.

# terror-attacks - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Living with France's terror threat: 'You can avoid busy areas, but you'll die of boredom'

“We are afraid but we can’t stop living. The wariness is always there.”

# terror-attacks - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

'Kind, shy and dedicated', Fr Jacques Hamel is the 236th victim of jihadists in France since 2015

The so-called Islamic State group said today’s attack was carried out by its ‘soldiers’.

# terror-attacks - Monday 25 July, 2016

German bomb attacker pledged allegiance to Islamic State Terror Attacks This post contains videos

German bomb attacker pledged allegiance to Islamic State

The country is reeling from four attacks in a week, two of which had jihadist connections.

# terror-attacks - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Massive anti-terror raids see 12 arrested in Belgium ahead of Euro 2016 match

A Flemish broadcaster is reporting the incident may be linked Belgium’s match against Ireland.

# terror-attacks - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Behind the scenes: What Irish officials do when a crisis happens abroad

Here’s what happens at the Department of Foreign Affairs when an emergency takes place.

# terror-attacks - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Man behind 'mealy-mouthed Muslim' tweet to sue London Police for false arrest

Matthew Doyle created an online storm last week after tweeting about his interaction with a Muslim woman in Croydon.

# terror-attacks - Friday 25 March, 2016

Briton who told his family he was safe among the Brussels dead

Around 40 nationalities are thought to be among the dead and wounded.

# terror-attacks - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

There's a manhunt in Brussels for this man

Police believe he accompanied two likely suicide bombers.

FBI may have found way to unlock San Bernardino iPhone without Apple's help

The new development may help avert a full-blown showdown between the US and Apple.

# terror-attacks - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Eagles of Death Metal frontman 'begs for forgiveness' after suggesting Paris attack was an inside job

Jesse Hughes said his comments were “unfounded and baseless”.

# terror-attacks - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Six arrested in Belgium and armed officers' leave cancelled in London ahead of NYE

The city has been on high alert since the terror attacks in Paris on 13 November.

# terror-attacks - Monday 28 December, 2015

Police dog killed during French terror raid to be awarded bravery medal

Diesel is getting the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross.

# terror-attacks - Saturday 28 November, 2015

"People have decided not to travel" - Irish tourists anxious about Brussels and Paris trips

In the wake of terrorist attacks on popular tourist destinations, are Irish people still travelling?

# terror-attacks - Monday 23 November, 2015

'It happened, I saw it on television': Trump claims thousands cheered 9/11 from New Jersey

The Republican presidential candidate said there is a large Arab population in the area.

# terror-attacks - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Will Ireland have to provide military assistance to France?

France is using The Lisbon treaty’s equivalent of Nato’s ‘an attack on one is an attack on all’ clause.

# terror-attacks - Monday 16 November, 2015

Paris terror attacks: Multi-city raids and manhunts as police close the net on suspects

Two people have now been charged with involvement with terrorism following the attacks.

Explainer: Who are Islamic State?

What are the roots of the militant group, and why are people talking about its ‘new phase’?

Mother and daughter among victims of carnage at Bataclan concert

More details of the 129 victims of the Friday terror attacks have been emerging today.

# terror-attacks - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Irish citizen being treated for injuries after Paris attacks

There is no indication of any other Irish casualties at this time.

Irish people in Paris urged to stay indoors and "exercise extreme caution"

The Department of Foreign Affairs has set up a helpline for anyone concerned about loved ones.

French police hunt for accomplices of attackers who terrorised Paris

At least 120 people were killed and scores more wounded in last night’s attacks.

# terror-attacks - Sunday 11 January, 2015

'Ink should flow, not blood': Up to 1.6 million people attend 'unity' rally in Paris

“Today, Paris is the capital of the world,” French President Francois Hollande told the emotional crowd that gathered in the city centre today.

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