New EUROPOL Threat Assessment On IS And Al-Qaeda’s Battle For Relevance

Published today, the third edition of Europol’s annual report on Online Jihadist Propaganda provides a comprehensive analysis of the major trends and developments in online propaganda of the most prominent jihadist organisations for the year 2020. Focusing on the Islamic Read More …

EUROPOL: Online jihadist propaganda – 2020 in review

The third edition of Europol’s annual report on Online Jihadist Propaganda provides a comprehensive analysis of the major trends and developments in online propaganda of the most prominent jihadist organisations for the year 2020. The threat assessment is based on Read More …

EUROPOL: Jihadist Content Targeted On Internet Archive Platform

A Referral Action Day (RAD) targeting online jihadist propaganda took place on 14 July 2021. The European Union Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) at Europol organised the operational activities, which involved law enforcement authorities from Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Slovenia, 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 …

North Carolina community concerned after months of explosions, homemade explosive device found recently

Explosions are waking people up in the middle of the night. For the past six months, people living in a Gibsonville neighborhood have reported the blasts to police. Video Transcript – A dark green charred fuse connected to a copper Read More …

Europol: Traffickers supplying conflict zones with weapons and explosives disarmed in Spain

The criminal activity generated large profits, which were introduced into the legal economy. The criminal network had set up a well-organised money-laundering scheme which enabled them to invest their criminal proceeds in legal businesses. The profits were sent to tax Read More …

A Female Wannabe Martyr For The So-Called Islamic State Arrested In Spain

The young woman was planning to join terrorist fighters in Idlib, Syria The Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional), supported by Europol, arrested a young woman, inspired by jihadist terrorism, who was willing to join fighters for the so-called Islamic State Read More …

Spain Takes Down Terrorist Cell Recruiting Online For The So-Called Islamic State

On 28 October, Europol supported the CGI of the Spanish National Police (Comisaría General de Información de la Policía Nacional) in arresting three suspects linked to a terrorist cell actively recruiting and indoctrinating young people. The individuals, among which feature Read More …

Jihadist radicalisation: an individual arrested in Spain for spreading terrorist propaganda online

The Spanish Civil Guard (Guardia Civil) arrested a supporter of the so-called Islamic State terrorist organisation in an operation developed together with Europol. The suspect was searching, editing and further disseminating terrorist propaganda material to young people online. On 20 Read More …