Support units help NATO Soldiers prepare for potential deployment

VALENCIA, Spain — Dozens of U.S. Soldiers assigned to three NATO units headquartered in Spain and Portugal participated in Regulator Week Jan. 23-26 to ensure they meet all the Army’s training, medical and administrative requirements. “We are here in Valencia, Read More …

Europol: Crackdown on material designed to ‘educate’ future terrorists

On 18 December, Europol’s EU Internet Referral Unit coordinated a Referral Action Day (RAD) on terrorist online content. The operational action also involved special units from Czechia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Finland, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom, and different units Read More …

Spain: Authorities arrest three teenagers who expressed their intent to carry out a terrorist action

The National Police of Spain successfully thwarted a potential jihadist attack by arresting three highly radicalised teenagers in coordinated operations in Madrid and Barcelona. The individuals, minors who had actively expressed their intent to carry out a terrorist action, were Read More …

Morocco, Spain arrest extremists in joint security operation

The Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations (BCIJ) under the Directorate General of Territorial Surveillance (DGST) arrested on Tuesday, as part of a joint security operation with the General Commissariat for Information of the Spanish police, an extremist active in Farkhana Read More …

Pentagon announces new international mission to counter attacks on commercial vessels in Red Sea

MANAMA, Bahrain — The U.S. and a host of other nations are creating a new force to protect ships transiting the Red Sea that have come under attack by drones and ballistic missiles fired from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen, Defense Read More …

Almost €500 million allocated for mine clearance in Ukraine

Ukraine has allocated about €500 million for mine clearance, which will be spent on survey equipment, machinery and equipment for bomb disposal experts. Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said that taking into account previous support packages, about €500 million have been Read More …

NATO troops complete live-agent CBRN training at Exercise Precise Response in Canada

CANADIAN FORCES BASE SUFFIELD, Alberta, Canada – Highly specialized NATO forces honed their lifesaving and mission-enabling skills during live-agent chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) training at Exercise Precise Response on Canadian Forces Base Suffield in Alberta, Canada, July 10 – Read More …

Spain: Explosion linked to ‘gender-based violence’ kills two near playground in Gipuzkoa province

An explosion has killed two people in Spain, with authorities suspecting the blast was linked to “gender-based violence”. The blast happened near a children’s playground in the town of Orio in the north of the country on Tuesday, according to Read More …

Spain: Court releases man charged with sending letter bombs

A Spanish magistrate on Friday ordered the conditional release of a man charged with terrorism for sending six letters containing explosives to high-profile diplomatic and government targets. The National Court magistrate said Pompeyo González Pascual, 74, must appear in court Read More …

Spain: Authorities dismantled a clandestine workshop with almost 500 kilos of bomb-making materials in Barcelona

A total of 468 kilos of explosive precursors and chemical products for their preparation have been seized, as well as fuse and 2.2 kilos of finished explosive mixture A person who manufactured explosives by hand by mixing substances that he Read More …