Military and police conduct counter-explosive training during Ontario exercise

Exercise Ardent Defender staged two counter-explosive threat scenarios in Meaford, ON, on October 10 and 11 as police and military personnel from a number of organizations tested their skills in dealing with explosive threats. One scenario involved a vehicle-borne improvised Read More …

Sunderland terror suspect ‘had bomb-making manual on his phone’

An engineer accused of using his Facebook account to encourage terrorism had a bomb-making manual on his phone, jurors have heard. The shocking document found on Abdulrahman Alcharbati’s mobile contained advice for bomb makers which included handling their device “gently Read More …

FSB busts underground arms trafficking syndicate in northwestern Russia

Russia’s Federal Security Service, the FSB, has uncovered a clandestine gunrunning gang in St. Petersburg and Petrozavodsk, the capital of Russia’s northwestern Karelia Region, the FSB Public Relations Center informed TASS. “The Russian Federal Security Service has foiled the activities Read More …

Seven arrests in Netherlands over ‘significant terror attack plot’

Police were investigating a large-scale terror attack plot which targeted multiple locations, including a big event. Seven men have been arrested in the Netherlands on suspicion of plotting a significant terror attack. The alleged attackers intended to carry out an Read More …

Inside the FBI’s secret bomb lab

In a highly classified lab, protected by many layers of security within the sprawling Redstone Arsenal Army post southwest of Huntsville, the FBI’s chief explosive scientist is surrounded by powerful reminders of the ever-evolving threat posed by terrorist bomb makers Read More …