Terrorism

June 01, 2018 - 7:56 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Court has sentenced seven men and a woman to between two and 13 years in prison for beating up two police officers and their girlfriends, but rejected the prosecutors' argument that the defendants should face terror charges. The call for terror charges caused outrage...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 file photo, drapes billow out of broken windows at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip, following a mass shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas. Police in Las Vegas plan to release witness statements and officer reports of the Oct. 1 gunfire that killed 58 people and injured hundreds in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The scheduled release of documents on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, comes more than seven months after the shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 30, 2018 - 7:48 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on records released by Las Vegas police regarding the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Aerial video released by Las Vegas police provides a unique overview but little new information about the deadliest mass shooting in the...
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A woman lays flowers on a memorial at the scene of a shooting in Liege, Belgium, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. A gunman killed three people, including two police officers, in the Belgian city of Liege on Tuesday. Police later killed the attacker, and other officers were wounded in the shooting.(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
May 30, 2018 - 3:11 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Belgium shooting (all times local): 9 p.m. The Islamic State group claims the man behind the attack in the Belgian city of Liege was a "soldier of the caliphate" — a wording typical of IS' opportunistic claims even when perpetrators have not been directly linked to the...
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ADDS DESCRIPTION OF IMAGE AS PHOTO RENDITION - This photo rendition from Tuesday May 15, 2018 provided by 9/11 Memorial & Museum, shows a large stone, left, among a series of large stone elements included in a new dedicated space, honoring those who are sick or have died from exposure to World Trade Center toxins at the memorial site. (MOSO Studios/9/11 Memorial & Museum via AP)
May 30, 2018 - 1:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A pathway flanked by six stones meant to symbolize strength and determination will be added to the Sept. 11 memorial site in lower Manhattan to honor the rescue and recovery workers who toiled for months at ground zero, officials announced Wednesday in unveiling the design concept...
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A police officer looks at a flower memorial at the scene of a shooting in Liege, Belgium, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. A gunman killed three people, including two police officers, in the Belgian city of Liege on Tuesday. Police later killed the attacker, and other officers were wounded in the shooting.(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
May 30, 2018 - 12:54 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The man who killed four people in the Belgian city of Liege this week carried out an act of "terrorist murder" and likely intended to cause more carnage, prosecutors said Wednesday, as authorities tried to establish whether he acted alone. Benjamin Herman, an inmate on a two-day...
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A vehicle used during a deadly attack on the interior ministry is inspected after the attack, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Afghan officials said a suicide bomber struck outside the ministry, allowing gunmen to pass through an outer gate where they traded fire with security forces, who eventually killed the attackers. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
May 30, 2018 - 10:31 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State militants, including two suicide bombers, dressed in military uniforms and riding in two armored vehicles launched a surprise attack on the Interior Ministry in Kabul on Wednesday but Afghan forces managed to repel the assault, leaving all the attackers dead...
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Police try to calm a man at the scene of a shooting in Liege, Belgium, Tuesday, May 29, 2018. A gunman killed three people, including two police officers, in the Belgian city of Liege on Tuesday, a city official said. Police later killed the attacker, and other officers were wounded in the shooting.(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
May 29, 2018 - 10:04 pm
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — A knife-wielding prison inmate on a 48-hour leave stabbed two police officers Tuesday in the Belgian city of Liege, seized their service weapons and shot them and a bystander to death before being mowed down by a group of officers, setting off a major terror investigation into...
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Police try to calm a man at the scene of a shooting in Liege, Belgium, Tuesday, May 29, 2018. A gunman killed three people, including two police officers, in the Belgian city of Liege on Tuesday, a city official said. Police later killed the attacker, and other officers were wounded in the shooting.(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
May 29, 2018 - 1:11 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Belgium shooting (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Belgian Prime Minister Michel says the convict who killed two police officers and a bystander in the city of Liege was indirectly mentioned in state security reports on radicalization. Michel said Benjamin Herman, who was...
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May 28, 2018 - 5:43 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian state-run newspaper says Damascus will keep fighting the country's rebels — or "terrorists" as the government calls opposition fighters — despite U.S. warnings against a new offensive in southern Daraa province. Washington has cautioned it would take "firm and appropriate...
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May 27, 2018 - 7:08 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Defense Ministry says four of its soldiers have been killed in a clash with "terrorists" in northeastern Syria. The ministry said Sunday that the dead were military advisers attached to a Syrian army unit in the Deir el-Zour region. In a statement reported by Russian news...
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