Philippines: ASG bomb component suppliers nabbed in Sulu

Military and police operatives arrested two suppliers of bomb-making components to the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Sulu province, military officials said. Maj. Gen. William Gonzales, 11th Infantry Division commander, identified the arrested suspects as Akkang Suraili Omaron, a resident Read More …

Turkey: Large cache of explosives seized in Adıyaman Province

Gendarmerie forces seized a large amount of explosives as part of a domestic anti-terror operation in southeastern Turkey, the interior minister said on Monday. “As part of Operation Eren-5 Bagok: 50 kilograms (110 pounds) of plastic explosives and improvised explosive Read More …

Afghanistan: Huge cache of ammunition and explosives seized in Logar province

Huge cache of ammunition & explosives seized during a joint search operation of the GCPSU & Afghan Commandos in Ab Bazak village, Mohammad Agha district of Logar province. A Taliban bomb making factory was also destroyed & 16 roadside bombs, Read More …

Pakistan: CTD arrests six militants in Lahore, Rawalpindi

The Punjab Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) busted a network of Afghanistan-based banned militant organisations in separate intelligence based operations (IOBs) carried out in Rawalpindi and Lahore. A well-placed source said the banned militant organisations based in Afghanistan had changed their Read More …

Russia’s FSB thwarts terror plot by IS member in Tver Region

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has foiled a terror plot targeting a fuel and energy industry facility by a member of the Islamic State, he resisted detention and was eliminated, the FSB Public Relations Center told TASS Thursday. According Read More …

Afghan National Police discovered and defused IEDs in Kabul, Kapisa and Logar provinces

The engineering teams of ANP following point-to-point search operations, managed to discover & defuse three IEDs in Kabul, Kapisa & Logar provinces. The terrorists had planted the bombs to target the innocent civilians. The engineering teams of ANP following point-to-point Read More …

Europol: Three Arrested In Spain For Terrorist Financing

The Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) supported by Europol, arrested three individuals in Madrid and Santa Cruz de Tenerife for their suspected involvement in the facilitation of terrorist financing. The suspects are believed to have used a non-governmental organisation to Read More …

Pakistan’s Dual Counter-Terrorism Challenges: Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan’s Merger and Cross-Border Campaign from Afghanistan

On February 26, Nooristan, known as Hasan Baba, was killed by Pakistani security forces. He was a commander of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), who had been involved in the murder of more than 50 security forces personnel since 2007. His Read More …

Australia: Two men are charged by counter-terror police as part of a ‘sophisticated terrorist network’

Two men have been charged over their alleged involvement in a terror network that operated in Queensland. Gabriel Crazzi, 34, was arrested in Logan, south of Brisbane, and Ahmed Talib, 31, was arrested in Melbourne during the police sting on Read More …

Russia: Teenager plotting to kill classmates detained in Sochi

The Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained a student of a lyceum in Sochi, who plotted an attack on his classmates using an explosive device, the FSB Public Relations Center told TASS on Wednesday. “Following a search effort, the FSB Read More …