The military on Wednesday killed nearly 20 pro-Islamic State (IS) bandits, including a Singaporean terrorist, in massive air and ground assaults.
The epicenter of jihadism in Africa has long been the Sahel, the region that skirts the southern fringe of the Sahara Desert. Islamist groups such as Boko Haram have used the vast and relatively empty area to hide, recruit and organize.
Member nations of the global chemical weapons watchdog voted Wednesday to give the organization the authority to apportion blame for illegal attacks, expanding its powers following a bitter dispute pitting between Britain and its western allies against Russia and Syria.
Six days after the FBI arrested billionaire Raj Rajaratnam on insider-trading charges in October 2009, lawyers at Motley Rice hit him with their own charge: Financing terror.
Radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman was sentenced to death by an Indonesian court Friday for ordering Islamic State group-affiliated militants to carry out attacks including the January 2016 suicide bombing at a Starbucks in Jakarta.
The world is a dangerous place with crimes and acts of terrorism committed every day. But are crime and terrorism the same thing?
A Belgian court on Monday convicted Salah Abdeslam, the lone survivor of the group accused of the Paris and Brussels terrorist attacks in 2015 and 2016, on charges related to a shootout with police as he was captured in Belgium.
This is the time of year when journalists look back at the year that was. And while terrorism seemed to ebb somewhat from previous years, a number of violent attacks took the lives of innocent travelers.
Terror analysts warn that the Singapore must keep its guard up, as battle-hardened fighters return home from these frontline areas and with ISIS likely to ramp up attacks in the region – starting with countries where it already has a substantial base of supporters.