No Current Threats

Abandoned Al Qaeda notebook found in Yemen features blueprint for creating Islamic state

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At first glance, the neat handwriting in blue ink could be from a school notebook. Prise apart the pages – stuck together by sand and water – and it becomes clear that the book belonged to a militant from Al Qaeda. Discarded in shrubbery in the mountains of southern Yemen, it covers everything from the [...]

Fears of undetectable bombs implanted in terrorists’ flesh prompt heightened security at European airports

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Passengers on U.S.-bound flights from Europe endured lengthy security checks Friday amid new fears terrorists could sneak high-tech bombs aboard in cell phones, shoes or even implanted in their flesh. In Paris and London passengers encountered additional screenings that caused delays of 30 minutes to an hour. Olivier de France, a European security expert at [...]

Americans warned of Kenya mall-style terror attack imminent in Uganda

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The U.S. Embassy in Uganda on Friday warned Americans living in the country of an imminent attack similar to the deadly rampage in Kenyas Westgate shopping mall just weeks ago. Americans in the capital Kampala were told to avoid crowded public spaces after the Ugandan government heightened its terror alert to maximum for the first [...]

Tunnel Found From Gaza Into Israel, Military Says

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The Israeli military announced on Sunday that it had discovered a tunnel leading from Gaza into Israel that it said could have been used for an attack against Israeli soldiers or civilians. In response to the discovery, the military said it had suspended the flow of building materials to the private sector in Gaza, a [...]

Libyan Prime Minister, Ali Zeidan Kidnapped By Armed Rebels

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Libyan Prime Minister, Ali Zeidan was reportedly kidnapped by armed rebels from his hotel room in Tripoli.  The kidnapping occurred shortly after U.S officials ousted the Libyan government stating the Libyan government approved the two raids by American forces last week.  The story is still developing. CNN reported: Armed rebels escorted Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan [...]

MI5 chief Andrew Parke: The Guardian has handed a gift to terrorists

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A massive cache of  stolen top-secret documents published in The Guardian has handed a ‘gift’ to terrorists, the head of MI5 warned last night. In a blistering attack, Andrew Parker said the publication of confidential files leaked by US fugitive Edward Snowden had caused huge ‘harm’ to the capability of Britain’s intelligence services. Security officials [...]

US will interrogate terror suspect aboard warship in Mediterranean, officials say

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United States interrogators who specialize in so-called high value targets will question a suspected al Qaeda operative aboard an American warship without reading him his rights, U.S. officials told NBC News on Monday. The suspect, Abu Anas al-Libi, was whisked off the streets of the Libyan capital of Tripoli over the weekend. He will be [...]

Al Qaeda leader seized in Libya was ‘most wanted’ in US

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The man whisked off the streets of Tripoli, Libya, Saturday was among the top remaining leaders of al Qaeda, an elusive confidante of – and computer expert for – Osama bin Laden, as well as an alleged conspirator in the 1998 East Africa embassy bombings. Anas al Libi, whose real name is Nazih Abdul-Hamed Nabih [...]

Yemen says it foiled major al-Qaeda plot

Yemen’s government said Wednesday that it thwarted an al-Qaeda plot to to take over strategic ports and attack oil pipelines in the latest threat to foreign interests by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. More suspected U.S. drone strikes struck terrorist targets Wednesday in the country’s south. The strikes killed seven suspected al-Qaeda terrorists, according to [...]

French police arrest six ‘radical Islamists’ near Paris

Anti-terror police in France have arrested six people accused of belonging to a radical Islamist cell and preparing attacks in the country. The suspects, aged 22 to 38, were arrested in the Paris region on Monday. “They were planning to commit terrorist acts targeting well-known figures in France,” an unnamed source told the news agency [...]

UK: Soldier Dead After Terror Attack

A man reported to be a serving soldier is dead and two people have been shot in Woolwich, south east London, after what Sky sources understand is being treated as a terrorist attack. Downing Street has called a meeting of the Government’s Cobra emergency committee after the incident in John Wilson Street, which David Cameron [...]

Russia Claims to Have Foiled Possible Terror Act – ABC News

Russia’s counterterrorism agency said Monday that its special forces killed two militants and detained a third believed to have been planning a terrorist act in Moscow. A spokesman for the National Anti-Terrorist Committee, known as NAK, said on state television that the militants were Russian citizens who had received training along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. They [...]

Chadian army chief claims troops killed terrorist behind Algeria plant attack

Chads military chief announced late Saturday that his troops deployed in northern Mali had killed Moktar Belmoktar, the terrorist who orchestrated the attack on a natural gas plant in Algeria that left 36 foreigners dead.

Alert in Mumbai over fears of terror attack on Valentine Day

The Mumbai police has sounded a high alert after the control room received calls claiming that six terrorists have sneaked into the city and may carry out a major attack at Juhu Chowpatty or Bandra Bandstand on Valentines Day. On February 14, youngsters throng both these places.Police commissioner Satyapal Singh on Sunday night contacted all [...]

Is Africa New Al-Qaeda Launch Pad? Experts Say Global Threat Emerging

Shortly before leaving the Capitol following President Obama’s inauguration Monday, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta was asked about an al-Qaeda affiliate’s recent attack on an Algerian gas plant in which three Americans workers were among the 37 dead. “I’m glad we were able to get some rescued,” Panetta said. “That just tells us al-Qaeda is committed [...]

Somali Witnesses To Failed Rescue Describe Mayhem

The night of mayhem and death started with the sound of helicopters above pitch-black fields. When it was over, the French intelligence agent who had been held hostage for more than three years was almost certainly dead, as was at least one French commando, and the home that served as the agent’s final jail was [...]

French president raises terror threat level after Mali, Somalia military action

  The French president says the country will raise its domestic terror threat level after military action in Mali and Somalia

Missing terror suspect escaped cops by ‘calling taxi’

Missing terror suspect Ibrahim Magag escaped surveillance by simply ringing a TAXI, the shadow Home Secretary claimed today. Yvette Cooper told MPs that Somali-born Magag evaded detection after ripping off his electronic tag and getting a cab on Boxing Day. She said that a tweet from London taxi news service Cabwise suggested he picked up [...]

Once called ‘terror network,’ Al Jazeera America dares to enter U.S. cable market

When Al Jazeera becomes a major U.S. cable channel, as it plans, some Americans are likely to click past it, recalling the alleged anti-American tone by the pan-Arab network during the Iraq war a decade ago. “My guess is that when people hear about Al Jazeera, they will not be paying attention to the news [...]

Canada Adds Iranian Quds Force to Terror List

Canada added Iran’s Quds Force to a list of terrorist groups on Thursday, saying the elite special operations unit of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard had been arming the Taliban, Hamas and others. AFP reported that Canada’s Public Safety Minister Vic Toews said the Quds Force was responsible for “exporting the Iranian Revolution through activities such [...]