UK: Serving member of British Army charged with terror and explosives offences

A serving member of the British Army has been charged with terror and explosives offences, the Metropolitan Police said. Daniel Abed Khalife, of Beaconside, Stafford, was charged over two incidents in Staffordshire in August 2021 and January this year. He is Read More …

Winter 2022/23 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print

We are pleased to inform you that Winter 2022/23 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print. Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from NATO/Spanish Army, C-IED Centre of Excellence, EOD Centre of Excellence, Read More …

Nebraska: Two men in custody after police uncover suspected explosives in northwest Lincoln

One man was arrested and another questioned after an early morning traffic stop in northwest Lincoln led police to five homemade explosive devices, according to authorities. Police evacuated a home including several apartment units and Lincoln Fire and Rescue bomb Read More …

Spain: Elderly man arrested over high-profile letter bomb attacks

Spanish police have arrested a 74-year-old man on suspicion of sending letter bombs to high-profile targets, including the country’s prime minister. The man was reportedly taken into custody in the town of Miranda de Ebro the north of Spain and Read More …

Northern Ireland: Pipe bomb found during Co Antrim security alert

A pipe bomb has been found following a security alert in County Antrim. The device was located in the Antrim Road area of Newtownabbey on Wednesday. Army bomb disposal experts declared the pipe bomb as viable following a controlled explosion. Read Read More …

Georgia: Rioters With Explosives Torch Atlanta Police Car After Police Kill Suspect Who Shot A Cop

Rioters protesting the officer-involved shooting death of a suspect who shot a Georgia trooper last week set a police car on fire and busted out the windows of local businesses during a violent demonstration in Atlanta on Saturday night. Atlanta Read More …

UK: Man arrested outside Leeds St James’s Hospital with suspicious device and suspected firearm

A man has been arrested after he was found with a suspicious device and a suspected firearm outside a Leeds hospital, leading to a partial evacuation. People were asked to avoid the entrance to the Gledhow Wing of St James’s Read More …

UN peacekeeping: A team of all-female Egyptian police officers tackles the threat of IED attacks in Mali

For the first time in the history of UN peacekeeping, an all-female Egyptian team within the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) is playing a crucial role in saving lives by detecting and defusing improvised explosive devices Read More …

Pakistan: Police mobile van escapes bomb blast in Lakki Marwat

Mobile van of the Lakki Marwat city police station narrowly escaped a bomb blast here on Monday. An official said unknown miscreants had planted an improvised explosive device under a culvert on the Old Kutchery Road to target a police Read More …