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 …

Southeast Asia’s Overlooked Foreign Fighter Problem

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continues to confront a dilemma: what to do with the fighters accused of fleeing to Syria to join the Islamic State. To the extent that this issue gets any airtime in English-language press, the focus tends to Read More …

Malaysia foils plot by suspected militants to ‘avenge’ fireman’s death by targeting VIPs, houses of worship

The police’s Counter Terrorism Division seized six improvised explosive devices (IED) in one of the swoops, believed to be used on the day of attacks at entertainment outlets and houses of worships in the Klang Valley during the Muslim holy Read More …

Thai army: 41 bombs seized from militants were made in Malaysia

41 homemade bombs seized in southern Thailand’s Takbai district several days ago were produced in neighbouring Malaysia and meant for attacks after Ramadan. This was according to the Thai Army, which concurred with a statement by the Narathiwat police several Read More …

Indian Army demonstrates skills in radio controlled IED at Harimau Shakti

The Indian Army on Wednesday demonstrated training on the assembling of a radio controlled explosive device for Malaysian Army on third day of their first-ever joint military exercise “Harimau Shakti” at Wardieburn camp in Kuala Lumpur. The two-week long military Read More …

Malaysia Arrests Seven Men With Islamic State Links Over Attacks Plot

Malaysian police have arrested seven men with links to the Islamic State militant group who were planning attacks on non-Muslim places of worship and other targets, authorities said on Saturday. The Muslim-majority country has been on high alert since gunmen Read More …

Islamic State cells now operating in Malaysia, says anti-terror chief

State terrorists no longer act as lone wolves but have organised themselves into cells in Malaysia, police said today. Special Branch Counter-Terrorism chief Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said the first cell detected in Malaysia was the group targeting the “Better Beer Festival” in Read More …