terrorism

A picture taken on April 3, 2018 shows vehicles of US-backed coalition forces driving in the northern Syrian town of Manbij. - On the outskirts of Syria's Manbij, Kurdish-led fighters have dug trenches and US-led coalition soldiers patrol from land and sky after Turkey threatened to overrun the northern city. …

Report: U.S. Soldiers Killed in Islamic State Syria Attack

A U.S.-led coalition patrol in Syria’s disputed northern Manbij was attacked by an Islamic State suicide bomber on Wednesday, claiming the life of at least two American soldiers, according to local reports.

Brussels

Convicted Terrorist Arrested Over Theft of Brussels Bombing Data

BRUSSELS (AP) – Belgian authorities said Wednesday that they have arrested a man who served jail time on terrorism charges over the theft of a computer hard drive containing autopsy reports about the victims of the suicide bombings in Brussels in 2016.

A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group in a tunnel that was reportedly used as a training centre by the jihadists, on March 1, 2017, in the village of Albu Sayf, on the southern outskirts of Mosul. Iraqi …

Two Americans, Including a Teacher, Captured in Syria Fighting for Islamic State

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Sunday announced the capture of two American citizens fighting for the Islamic State. The SDF named the two men and provided photographs. The Pentagon would not immediately confirm the report, describing it as “open source” unverified information.

China says US should curb its demand for opioids

Report: Experts Insist Opioid Fentanyl Could Be Used as ‘Tool of Terror’

Terrorists could potentially use fentanyl – a synthetic opioid is mainly produced in China that is the primary source behind the fatal overdose epidemic in the United States – as a “weapon of mass destruction,” Bloomberg News recently reported, citing experts and echoing other articles.

Bomb kills three Vietnamese tourists, guide near Egypt pyramids

Roadside Bomb Hits Tour Bus near Pyramids of Egypt, Two Killed

A roadside bomb hidden inside a wall near the pyramids of Giza in Egypt detonated as a bus full of Vietnamese tourists was passing by on Friday. Two of the tourists were killed and 12 other people were injured, including the Egyptian bus driver and a tour employee.

A picture taken on December 25, 2018 shows ambulances, paramedics, and security officers at the scene of an attack outside the Libyan foreign ministry headquarters in the capital Tripoli. - At least one person was killed on December 25 as attackers stormed Libya's foreign ministry after a car bomb exploded …

Islamic State Claims Attack on Libyan Foreign Ministry

The Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a gun attack on the Libyan Foreign Ministry in Tripoli that killed three people, including a high-ranking ministry official. Up to 21 others were wounded in the attack.

Refugee

Swedish Cities Lose Track of Returning ISIS Fighters

Half of Sweden’s 300 Islamic State fighters have returned from the Middle East, but a survey has revealed several municipalities have little idea who among their residents are former fighters.

The Associated Press

Manhattan Bike Path Jihadi Caught on F.B.I. Wiretap Day Before Attack

Court filings by defense lawyers for Sayfullo Saipov, the man who used a rented truck to kill eight people on a Manhattan bike path on Halloween 2017, indicate the perpetrator was known to the F.B.I. and was caught on a wiretap the day before he carried out his deadly attack.