Suspect arrested in Slovakia for spreading hate speech and 3D printed weapons manuals

An investigation by the Slovak National Crime Agency (Národná kriminálna agentúra/NAKA), the Slovak Military Intelligence (Vojenské spravodajstvo), the Slovak Police (Príslušníci / PZ SR), supported by the Czech National Organized Crime Agency (Národní centrála proti organizovanému zločinu/NCOZ), the US FBI, Read More …

Europol: 5 arrested in Spain for Islamist militant links

Europol’s European Counter Terrorism Centre has supported the Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) in a major crackdown on jihadists, including those operating online. A total of five suspected members of the so-called Islamic State have been arrested in the past Read More …

Europol coordinates action against bomb manuals available online

On 1 February, a large-scale Referral Action Day targeting terrorist content online took place at Europol’s headquarters. The European Union Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) at Europol’s European Counter Terrorism Centre (ECTC) coordinated the referral activity, which saw the involvement Read More …

Spanish Police Arrests 5 Jihadists On Suspicion Of Preparing A Terrorist Attack

With the active support of Europol’s European Counter Terrorism Centre, the Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) has arrested in Barcelona and Madrid five suspected members of an Islamic State cell. The suspects – all Algerian nationals, are believed to have Read More …

Europol: 9 Taken Into Custody Over Atm Attack Tutorials And String Of Explosive Attacks

A joint investigation team (JIT) between the Dutch and German authorities has taken down an organised crime group specialised in explosive attacks against Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs). A total of 9 suspects have been taken into custody as a result Read More …

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 …