Colorado: White supremacist jailed for 20 years for plotting to bomb a synagogue

A white supremacist has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for plotting to bomb a historic Colorado synagogue last year as a judge described the case as ‘dripping with Nazism.’ Richard Holzer, 28, was sentenced to 235 months Read More …

Pakistan: Explosive device found near railway station in Rawalpindi

An improvised explosive device (IED) was found near the railway station on Wednesday. A locally-made device, containing about 1kg of explosive material filled in a plastic bottle with a detonator, was described by bomb disposal experts as mobile device. It Read More …

Manchester Arena inquiry: Live exercise before bombing was ‘catastrophic failure’

A live counter-terrorism exercise a year before the Manchester Arena bombing was a “catastrophic failure” and would have led to even more loss of life had it been real, the inquiry has heard. Firefighters and paramedics did not turn up Read More …

Afghanistan: Afghan Armed Forces discovered and defused 20 IEDs in Helmand province including car bomb in Maidan Wardak

Afghan National Army discovered and defused 20 IEDs which were placed by Taliban on public roads in Nahr-Saraj district of Helmand province. Lives of tens of civilians were saved as a result. #ANA discovered and defused 20 IEDs which were Read More …

Philippines: Women linked to Abu Sayyaf suicide bombings arrested in Sulu

At least nine women, including the three daughters of the acting Abu Sayyaf Group leader, have been arrested in a series of raids, the Philippines military said on Tuesday, as the government steps up efforts to go after armed fighters Read More …

Pakistan: IED expert among two terrorists killed in North Waziristan

Two terrorists including an IED expert were killed during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Saturday. The security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation on terrorist hideouts in MalikKhel, North Waziristan, said the Read More …

India: 21 IEDs recovered in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum

In a major breakthrough, 21 improvised explosive devices (IED) were recovered near Goilkera in a joint operation by Jharkhand Police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jharkhand Jaguar unit on Friday. “21 IEDs, weighing 5kg each were recovered near a Read More …

Philippines: Army troops foil bombing attempt in Maguindanao

Military personnel defused on Thursday morning an improvised explosive device (IED) found in Barangay Satan, Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao. “Around 10:00 a.m. yesterday, a concerned citizen informed the troops of the 1st Mechanized Infantry Battalion that a suspected IED was emplaced Read More …

UK: Man charged with terror offences over ‘anarchist website that published bomb-making instructions’

A man accused of running an anarchist website that published bomb-making instructions has appeared in court. Toby Shone, 43, has been charged with three terror offences and four drug offences. He appeared at a hearing at the Old Bailey via Read More …