UK and Kenya sign new Defence Cooperation Agreement to tackle shared threat from Al-Shabaab

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Defence Dr Monica Juma signed the deal after agreeing to step up UK support for the key security partner The UK is stepping up its counter-terrorism and military support to Kenya Read More …

Philippines: Troops seize bombs in South Cotabato province

Troops have seized improvised bombs, bomb-making materials and other personal belongings following a clash with a group of Daulah Islamiyah terrorists in South Cotabato, the military said Tuesday, July 27. Lieutenant General Corleto Vinluan Jr., commander of the Western Mindanao Read More …

Former ADF member charged after chemicals used in bomb-making found at Picton, NSW home

A former member of the Australian Defence Force has been charged with firearm and explosive offences after heavily armed officers stormed his home south-west of Sydney. Police raided two properties in Picton and arrested Michael Brown, 54, as the bomb Read More …

ISIS risk in Europe ‘significantly’ reduced, says EU counter-terrorism coordinator

Islamic State “no longer has the capacity to send terrorists onto European soil” thanks to “action taken by the international coalition,” the EU’s counter-terrorism coordinator Gilles de Kerchove, told Le Monde in an interview published Saturday. However, he warned “the Read More …

Exclusive first look at International Security Expo’s Global Counter Terror and Serious and Organised Crime Summit

International Security Expo’ Global Counter Terror and Serious and Organised Crime Summit promises to deliver a stellar educational programme from world-leading security experts, including the first public outing from the UK’s Assistant Commander of Counter Terror Police, Matt Jukes July Read More …

Russia: FSB foils terror attack in crowded area of Moscow

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has foiled a terror attack in Moscow, apprehending a Russian national, who plotted to set off an explosive in a crowded area, the FSB press office told TASS on Thursday. “The Federal Security Service has Read More …

Britain to leave troops beyond military mission end in Afghanistan

Wallace announces the remarks only days after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson officially ended his military mission in Afghanistan, in a speech in the British parliament. Prior to that, United States had said that its troops will stay in Afghanistan Read More …

EU approves military training mission to Mozambique

Foreign Ministers from the European Union on Monday agreed to set up a military training mission in Mozambique (EUTM Mozambique). According to a press release from the Council of the European Union, the aim of the mission is to “train Read More …