Russia’s FSB thwarts terrorist attack on law enforcement officers in Stavropol region

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has thwarted a terrorist attack on law enforcement officers in the Stavropol region, the FSB said in a statement on Monday. “The Federal Security Service, the Investigative Committee and the Interior Ministry have thwarted a Read More …

Indonesia church suicide bombers were newlyweds who learnt bomb making online

The two suspected suicide bombers who attacked a Catholic church in Makassar, Indonesia were husband and wife who received online training on bomb making, authorities said on Monday (Mar 29). Speaking at the scene of the attack, the head of Read More …

UK: Bristol man jailed for possessing terrorism material

A man described as “immature but no fool” has been jailed after police found terrorist material in his home. Sohaib Embarek was arrested at his flat in Bristol after an operation involving Avon and Somerset Police and counter-terrorism officers. Armed 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 …

FSB foils terror attack in Russia’s Adygea republic

Russia’s Federal Security Service has detained a member of the Islamic State terror group outlawed in Russia, who was plotting a terror attack in places where people gather in large groups in Adygea, the North Caucasus, the FSB Public Relations Read More …

Russia: FSB wards off terror plot aimed at school in Penza

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained a suspect plotting a terrorist attack against an educational institution in Penza. A hunting rifle and instructions for making an explosive device were confiscated, the FSB’s public relations center told TASS on Wednesday. Read More …

Russia: FSB foils terror attack on power facility in Kaliningrad Region

The Federal Security Service (FSB) has apprehended a Russian national plotting a terror attack on a power facility in the Kaliningrad Region out of hatred for authorities, the FSB press office told TASS on Thursday. “The Federal Security Service has Read More …

‘MINECRAFT TERRORIST’: Teenage extremist hid bomb-making manuals inside Minecraft video game guides

A teenage extremist hid bomb-making manuals inside Minecraft video game guides, a court heard today. Connor Burke, 18, is charged with possessing and sharing banned publications, including one called Anarchy Cookbook Version 2000 and another called The Improvised Munitions Handbook. Read More …

MAIEDs aka ‘Sticky bombs’ in Kashmir set off alarm bells among Indian forces

Small, magnetic bombs that have wreaked havoc in Afghanistan seized during raids in recent months in the disputed region, officials say. Security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir are alarmed by the recent arrival in the disputed region of small, magnetic bombs Read More …