Bangladesh: Police found more bomb making materials from fish farm in Netrokona

Law enforcers have found materials for making bombs at a fish farm they suspect was being used as a militant hideout in Netrokonas Sadar Upazila. Nearly 150 police personnel, alongside members of a bomb disposal unit from Dhaka, entered the Read More …

North Carolina: Bombmaking Instructor Who Taught How to Kill Law Enforcement Sentenced to 25 Years

RALEIGH, N.C. – Christopher Arthur, 40, was sentenced today to a total of 300 months’ imprisonment for teaching another individual how to make and use an explosive knowing that the individual intended to use that instruction in the murder or Read More …

UK: Fake ‘bomb’ made from shower gel bottle and rubber glove forced a lockdown of HMP Lowdham Grange

A Nottinghamshire jail was placed in lockdown for hours when one of the prisoners placed a hoax improvised bomb in the exercise yard of its segregation unit. Nottingham Crown Court heard how convicted arsonist Mathew Lea left the plastic bottle Read More …

Israel: Shin Bet and Jerusalem police thwart terrorist plot coordinated with Hamas in Gaza

The Shin Bet and the Central Unit of the Jerusalem District Police revealed a thwarted terrorist plot on Thursday, planned by two terrorists who coordinated with a Hamas terrorist in Gaza. One terrorist is a 17-year-old resident of Israel living Read More …

Northern Ireland: Woman found with bullets and balaclavas sentenced for terrorism offences

A woman who was found with bullets, balaclavas and instructions on how to build a bomb has been sentenced for terrorism offences in Co. Antrim. Jennifer Lennox was found with 118 bullets, 54 balaclavas and a bomb-making guide when PSNI Read More …

New York: Live IEDs, body armor, hit list seized from Astoria brothers’ apartment

Two brothers have been indicted on 130 counts of criminal possession of a weapon and related charges after an arsenal of improvised explosive devices and ghost guns, including assault rifles, was found inside an Astoria apartment they shared with their Read More …

Europol: Crackdown on material designed to ‘educate’ future terrorists

On 18 December, Europol’s EU Internet Referral Unit coordinated a Referral Action Day (RAD) on terrorist online content. The operational action also involved special units from Czechia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Finland, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom, and different units Read More …

Spain: Authorities arrest three teenagers who expressed their intent to carry out a terrorist action

The National Police of Spain successfully thwarted a potential jihadist attack by arresting three highly radicalised teenagers in coordinated operations in Madrid and Barcelona. The individuals, minors who had actively expressed their intent to carry out a terrorist action, were Read More …

Out of Control: The Trafficking of Improvised Explosive Device Components and Commercial Explosives in West Africa

The use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in West Africa expanded dramatically over the last decade. IED-building networks have established material and training links across conflict areas in West and Central Africa, and their designs have remained constant and inexpensive Read More …

UK: Man sentenced for possessing an explosive substance – High Wycombe

Following an investigation by Thames Valley Police, a man has been sentenced for possessing an explosive substance in High Wycombe. At Aylesbury Crown Court yesterday (22/11), Jack Coleman, aged 19, of Amersham Hill, High Wycombe, was sentenced to a hospital Read More …