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Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Terrorism News

Theresa May

Home Secretary Theresa May on counter-terrorism

We are engaged in a struggle fought on many fronts and in many forms “Since I became Home Secretary four and a half years ago, I have been briefed about many hundreds of terror suspects intent on attacking Britain, the British people and our interests overseas. The Security Service believes that since the attacks on […]

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Theresa May

Home Secretary announces change from SUBSTANTIAL to SEVERE

The Home Secretary announced that the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre has changed the threat level from international terrorism from substantial to severe. This means a terrorist attack is highly likely, although there is no intelligence to suggest that one is imminent. The official threat level informs security professionals across the public and private sectors as […]

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Terrorist Designation of Abu Mohammed al-Adnani

The Department of State has designated Abu Mohammed al-Adnani as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. The consequences of this designation include a prohibition against U.S. persons engaging in transactions with al-Adnani, and the freezing of all property […]

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ISIL Attacks in Ninewa Province

The United States is actively monitoring the situation in the Sinjar and Tal Afar districts of Ninewa Province where the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has launched a series of offensives against civilian populations, including in the town of Sinjar. We are gravely concerned for the safety of civilians in these areas, […]

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Terrorist Attack on the Lebanese Armed Forces and Internal Security Forces

The United States strongly condemns the al Nusra Front’s attack today on the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) in Arsal, where reportedly at least seven soldiers were killed and some Internal Security Forces (ISF) members were briefly held hostage. We extend our deepest sympathy and condolences to the victims’ families and wish a full recovery to […]

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Ministere de L'interieur

France proposes anti-terrorist travel bans

The French government has proposed six-month travel bans to stop citizens travelling to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside Islamist militants. A new offence of creating an “individual terrorist enterprise”, designed to counter the threat of “lone wolves”, would also be established. Government officials say that two or three young Muslims leave France every day […]

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Lancope

Lancope surveys Infosecurity Europe conference participants on the state of cyber security

This year at Infosecurity Europe, Lancope surveyed conference participants on the state of cyber security. Amongst the respondents, top security concerns included insider threats, mobile devices, APTs, cloud security and reputational damage from cyber-attacks. The survey participants came from a wide range of industries including financial services, IT, government, service providers, retail, healthcare and education. […]

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Europol

Joint Action to Tackle West African Human Trafficking Networks

The second pan-European operation to combat the trafficking of human beings from West Africa was carried out by law enforcement authorities in fifteen European countries on the 11th of June and lasted until early morning of the following day. The operation was aimed at targeting Nigerian criminal networks operating across Europe for the purpose of […]

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