France: PKK sympathizers attack Turkiye’s Consulate General in Paris

ympathizers of the PKK terrorist organization attacked Turkiye’s Consulate General in Paris on Thursday, according to diplomatic sources. Unidentified individuals attacked the Consulate General around 02.30 a.m. local time (1230 GMT) on May 12 with firework-type explosives, according to information Read More …

Wannabe ISIS suicide bomber tells trial he decided not to blow himself up in Paris attack after seeing his victims in packed bar

The sole survivor of the ISIS terror cell that killed 130 people in Paris seven years ago has told a court he changed his mind about going through with his suicide bomb attack after he saw his victims in a Read More …

France Renews its Commitment to Protecting Civilians impacted by Explosive Ordnance in Iraq

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes an additional contribution of EUR 480,000 (approximately USD 550,000) from the Crisis and Support Center of the French ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs that will support life-saving mine action activities in Read More …

France confirms it will withdraw from Mali after nearly 10 years fighting insurgency

“The political, operational and legal conditions are no longer met to effectively continue their current military engagement in the fight against terrorism in Mali,” said a joint statement signed by France and European and African allies, announcing a “coordinated withdrawal” Read More …

Dakar rally car blast caused by improvised explosive device

An explosion under a support vehicle at the Dakar rally in Saudi Arabia that injured French race driver Philippe Boutron on Dec. 30 was caused by an improvised explosive device, a French source familiar with the investigation said on Friday. 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 …

Kenya: French Embassy has issued an alert of a possible terror attack in Nairobi

There is a persistence of serious threats against Western nationals in Kenya. There is a real risk targeting public places frequented by foreign nationals (restaurants, hotels, leisure places, shopping malls, etc.), particularly in Nairobi. Therefore, it is recommended that people Read More …