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#Terror Threat

# terror-threat - Monday 18 March, 2019

New intelligence unit to assess threats to State security will be set up by the end of the year

Varadkar says Ireland is as prepared as any other country for a terror attack.

# terror-threat - Friday 16 February, 2018

Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs

His brother has also been accused of stockpiling explosive materials.

# terror-threat - 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.

# terror-threat - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

London police 'thwart plot to bomb Downing Street and kill Theresa May'

It’s reported two men planned to blow up the security gates and stab the prime minister.

# terror-threat - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Police claim suspect 'felt good' about New York attack as Trump calls for him to face death penalty

Trump also refused to rule out sending the suspect to Guantanamo Bay.

# terror-threat - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Spain's terror cell managed to avoid detection by going dark and relying on family

The key person in this case is said to be Moroccan imam Abdelbaki Es Satty.

Dutch police ramp up terrorism probe after Rotterdam gig cancelled

A 22-year-old was arrested in a pre-dawn raid on a house this morning, and a van driver is in custody.

# terror-threat - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Concert in Rotterdam cancelled after terror tip-off from Spanish police

The band Allah-Las were due to play the Maassilo arena.

# terror-threat - 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.

# terror-threat - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Woman seeks to block her children travelling to London because of terror threat

A Co Clare judge ruled that a mother must hand over her children’s passports.

# terror-threat - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Actor mistaken for terrorist after rehearsing lines on train in France

He was questioned by police after a guard overheard him say ‘weapon’ and ‘gun’.

# terror-threat - Friday 2 June, 2017

German rock festival evacuated over 'terrorist threat'

Police said they had ‘concrete’ intelligence on a potential terror attack.

# terror-threat - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Theresa May lowers terror threat level in UK but armed soldiers to remain on streets

A total of 11 people remain in custody as part of investigations into the Manchester attack.

# terror-threat - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Ireland's terrorism threat assessment under continuous review following Manchester attack

The meeting between a variety of state departments assessed the situation here.

# terror-threat - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'We can't keep our head in the sand': Only 3 armed gardaí covering Dublin Airport

Rank-and-file gardaí have warned they are not prepared for the types of terrorist attacks that have been happening in Europe.

# terror-threat - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks

The Taoiseach also addressed calls for mosques and Islamic education to be regulated by the government.

# terror-threat - Monday 10 October, 2016

Syrian asylum seeker arrested in Germany on suspicion of plotting jihadist bomb attack Terror Threat This post contains videos

Syrian asylum seeker arrested in Germany on suspicion of plotting jihadist bomb attack

Police spent days searching for Jaber Albakr.

# terror-threat - Monday 26 September, 2016

Four men charged with terrorist offences after explosive device found in residential area

“Those responsible have absolutely no regard for the local community, or indeed any community.”

# terror-threat - Thursday 22 September, 2016

'Starbucks attack risk' warning for US tourists in Turkish city

The US has warned of the risk of a terror attack in the southern city of Gaziantep.

# terror-threat - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Both killers were on French watch lists before brutal slaying of priest Terror Threat This post contains videos

Both killers were on French watch lists before brutal slaying of priest

The government is under increased pressure to stop the violence.

# terror-threat - Saturday 2 July, 2016

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport

The warning reportedly said there will be “a device placed in either Heathrow, LAX or JFK” airport.

# terror-threat - Monday 16 May, 2016

Mayor slams 'fiasco' after fake bomb left in Man Utd toilets after training drill

There are calls for a full inquiry.

# terror-threat - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

From The42 Euro 2016 without the fans? 'No plans' to play behind closed doors despite terror threat France 2016

Euro 2016 without the fans? 'No plans' to play behind closed doors despite terror threat

Tournament organisers ‘confident’ in security measures in place for France 2016.

# terror-threat - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

From The42 Euro 2016 games could be played behind closed doors due to terror threat Safety Fears

Euro 2016 games could be played behind closed doors due to terror threat

UEFA vice-president Giancarlo Abete has suggested that matches could be played without spectators following this morning’s attacks in Brussels.

# terror-threat - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

From The42 Euro 2016 organisers draw up contingency plans, including playing games behind closed doors Necessary

Euro 2016 organisers draw up contingency plans, including playing games behind closed doors

The shadow of the November terror attacks on Paris can’t be escaped.

# terror-threat - Monday 30 November, 2015

Ireland's terror risk: Where does the country rank on the terror alert scale?

In short, we don’t actually use one.

# terror-threat - Sunday 29 November, 2015

From The42 Brazil on high alert for terrorism ahead of Olympic Games Safety Fears

Brazil on high alert for terrorism ahead of Olympic Games

But intelligence chief insists they have no immediate concerns.

# terror-threat - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Good news: France gives green light for Euro 2016 fan zones

The Uefa fan zones were under threat after the recent terrorist attacks.

Travel advice for Irish citizens in France and Belgium has been updated

It comes amid a heightened security state in the two countries in the wake of the 13 November terror attacks in Paris.

# terror-threat - Monday 23 November, 2015

The Justice Minister doesn't know how many gardaí speak Arabic

Frances Fitzgerald says that “terrorism is terrorism” and that the gardaí have experience from The Troubles.

Here's why Brussels residents on lockdown were tweeting pictures of their cats last night

It’s what happens when police ask for “radio silence”.

# terror-threat - Monday 16 November, 2015

Isis 'threatens to attack Washington' in new video

A militant featured in the footage says Europe should also expect more attacks.

# terror-threat - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Claims Islamic State prepared for 'lone wolf' attacks in UK

World War II victory commemorations involving the royal family are said to be among the potential targets.

# terror-threat - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

'There are suspected jihadists in Ireland right now, but the threat is low'

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has confirmed the government is monitoring a number of individuals.

# terror-threat - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Now formally identified, the three Irish victims of the Tunisia attack can come home

Lorna Carty, Larry Hayes and Martina Hayes all died in the terror attack.

Police in London are testing their response to an attack by terrorists with guns

The major exercise had been organised for six months but comes less than a week after Britons were killed in a terror attack in Tunisia.

# terror-threat - Sunday 28 June, 2015

French attack suspect took selfie with severed head of boss

The picture was sent in a WhatsApp message to a Canadian phone number.

# terror-threat - Friday 26 June, 2015

Man decapitated as attacker carrying Islamist flag targets French gas factory

One vehicle drove into the factory attempting to set off an explosion.

# terror-threat - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Three-bomb Mother's Day terror plot by teenager foiled in Melbourne

Police say a 17-year-old boy has been arrested.

# terror-threat - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

The mystery of the Paris night drones is deepening

Police are struggling to solve the mystery.

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