Terrorism

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Paris Attacks: Suspect's lawyers won't defend him

Lawyers of Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam give up defence

Lawyers of Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam give up defence

Salah Abdeslam was arrested for the terror attacks in Paris last November

Monday, October 10, 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016

Chemnitz bomb plot suspect has Isis links, say officials

Chemnitz bomb plot suspect has Isis links, say officials

Chemnitz bomb plot suspect has Isis links, say officials

The suspect is still on the run from police, and another man linked to Jaber al-Bakr has been detained

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Istanbul rocked by blast near police station

Istanbul rocked by blast near police station

At least one person injured in explosion, according to reports

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Two Belgian police officers stabbed in incident that 'could be terror-related'

Two Belgian police officers stabbed in incident that 'could be terror-related'

Incident comes on same day train station was evacuated over terror threat

Monday, October 3, 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

Palestine faces fresh chaos as Gaza elections cancelled

Palestine faces fresh chaos as Gaza elections cancelled

Ruling prompts furious criticism from Hamas, which claims the decision 'boosts division and reflects discrimination'

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Man shoots and injures two people near supermarket in France

Man shoots and injures two people near supermarket in France

Police currently at flat where suspect is holed up

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Armed police can 'very often it can have the wrong effect', says leading professor as patrols are planned in Kent

Armed anti-terror police could do more than good, says academic

Armed anti-terror police could do more than good, says academic

Armed police are set to start routine patrols in Kent, but one of the county's leading sociologists has said this might not be a good idea

Saudi Airlines threat in Manila was false alarm, says carrier

Saudi Airlines threat in Manila was false alarm, says carrier

Special forces are reportedly checking to verify whether or not plane has been hijacked

Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

Manhattan and Elizabeth bombs were linked, says Homeland Security official

Manhattan and Elizabeth bombs were linked, says Homeland Security official

Manhattan and Elizabeth bombs were linked, says Homeland Security official

Authorities earlier suggested Manhattan suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami's last known address was Elizabeth

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

'Isis hit squad' arrested in Germany

'Isis hit squad' arrested in Germany

The three men, arrested during raid on refugee homes, were believed to be planning attacks in Germany

Scotland Yard arrest man in Kensington on suspicion of terror offence

Scotland Yard arrest man in Kensington on suspicion of terror offence

Scotland Yard arrest man in Kensington on suspicion of terror offence

61-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of 'possessing an article for a purpose connected with the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism'

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Choudary was the key figure in the al-Muhajiroun network

With Anjem Choudary in jail, will his al-Muhajiroun terror network collapse?

With Anjem Choudary in jail, will his al-Muhajiroun terror network collapse?

The group's figurehead and chief spokesman is now behind bars. Raffaello Pantucci asks if any of his fellow preachers can assume the mantle

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Unmarked car found with seven gas cylinders inside in Paris near the Notre Dame cathedral

Paris terror fears reignited after car full of gas cylinders found near Paris Notre Dame cathedral

Paris terror fears reignited by unmarked car full of gas canisters

Some have suggested book written in Arabic was found inside the car, which was found just yards from world-famous Notre Dame cathedral

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

The Daily Mail is being sued by Melania Trump

Melania Trump vs the Daily Mail: From gay genes to dead Marxists, the explosive history of Britain's most outspoken paper

From gay genes to dead Marxists, the explosive history of the Daily Mail

The wife of Donald Trump is suing the newspaper over allegations she worked as a sex worker during the 1990s, the Daily Mail has issued a retraction

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Germany's Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi have met to discuss Brexit

Brexit won't affect the future of the European Union, says former Tory MP Nick de Bois

Brexit won't affect the future of the European Union, says former Tory MP

De Bois said the EU's 'colossal structural issues' will remain long after Britain has quit the bloc

Monday, August 22, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Islamist extremists to be held in separate prisons after government review

Islamist extremists to be held in separate prisons in government anti-terror plan

Islamist extremists to be held in separate prisons in new anti-terror plan

Ministry of Justice report also suggested 'cultural sensitivity' among staff towards Muslim prisoners could help stop terror hothousing

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Security expert Chris Parry explains why talks with Isis would give them moral legitimacy

Owen Smith Isis talks: 'Our politicians are good at winning elections but not so good at strategy', says security expert

Security expert warns talks with Isis would give them moral legitimacy

Rear Admiral Chris Parry joins criticism of Owen Smith's suggestion that militant groups could be involved in Middle East negotiations

A new drone will be trialled next year to track terrorists

Britain's New Anti-Terror Weapon: The Zephyr S Drone, a solar-powered 'pseudo-satellite' flying at 70,000 feet

Britain's new anti-terror weapon: A 'pseudo-satellite' solar-powered drone

The drone can stay in the air for 45 days, smashing the world record for an unrefuelled aircraft and allowing it to traverse the globe in the hunt for potential threats

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Anjou Choudary was convicted alongside Mohammed Mizanur Rahman

Anjem Choudary: 'Media shouldn't have given him a platform', says London Imam

'Media shouldn't have given Choudary a platform', says London Imam

Anjem Choudary has been convicted of encouraging people to support Islamic State

Donald Trump seen speaking during his rally in Youngstown

Donald Trump's immigration policy just got crazier

Donald Trump's immigration policy just got crazier

An immigration lawyer's talk on Trump's pledge to 'extreme vetting' election pledge

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Anjem Choudary seen at protest against Osama bin Laden killing

How Anjem Choudary turned his back on boozy hedonism to become key Isis recruiter

How Anjem Choudary went from boozy hedonism to cheerleading for Isis

After Anjem Choudary was convicted of supporting Islamic State, we chart this Welling market trader's son's journey to jihad.

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary facing ten years in prison for supporting Islamic State

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary facing 10 years in prison for supporting Islamic State

Anjem Choudary facing 10 years in jail for supporting Islamic State

The father of five is due to be sentenced next month

Whilst Donald Trump wants to implement "extreme vetting" for immigrants. we take a look at where his family is from

Donald Trump wants 'extreme vetting' on immigrants...but where's his own family from?

Trump wants 'extreme vetting' on immigrants...but where's his own family from?

Donald Trump has promised to stop immigrants from countries tarred by terror from getting into the US. But hasn't he forgotten his own tale of illegal immigration?

Monday, August 15, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

Chibok girls: 'The government need to get the local community on side', says security expert

Boko Haram Chibok video: Security expert Will Geddes on how the Nigerian government should get the girls back

Security expert Will Geddes on how to get the Chibok girls back

Boko Haram have released a video showing the girls from Chibok they abducted in 2014

Boko Haram have released a new video showing abducted girls from Chibok

Boko Haram wants the world to focus on Chibok schoolgirls – but Isis affiliate is at war with itself

Boko Haram wants us to focus on schoolgirls - and ignore internal power struggle

It is not clear who now leads the Nigerian Islamist group

Friday, August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

Extremism: 'We need to offer an escape route for people', says counter-extremism expert

British schoolgirl 'death' in Syria: "We need to offer an escape route for people", says counter-extremism expert

British schoolgirl 'death' in Syria: "We need to offer people an escape route"

Teenager Kadiza Sultana fled to Syria in February 2015 to marry an ISIS fighter. With reports emerging of the British girl's death in an airstrike in May, one expert tells talkRADIO an "escape route" is needed…

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Terrorism threat: 'Mobile phones mean people are not aware of their surroundings', says security expert

Terrorism threat: Filming video on your phone "not the way to behave" in threat situation

Terrorism threat: Filming video on your phone "not the way to behave"

There will be more armed police on London's streets after the Met Police announced an additional 600 officers to deal with potential terror attacks. A security expert tells talkRADIO that we all have to take responsibility for our own safety…

Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

Former Metropolitan Police Detective examines how safe the UK is following a number of terror attacks on mainland Europe

Terror threat: "You're not being a snitch or a grass, you're potentially saving lives"

'You're not being a snitch by reporting strange behaviour, you're saving lives'

Former police detective Peter Bleksley explains how the public can help in the fight to prevent major attacks on the British mainland…

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

MP commits to completing inquiry into rendering terror suspects and alleged extremists

MP commits to completing inquiry into rendering terror suspects and alleged extremists

Commitment to complete rendition inquiry

Dominic Grieve, Chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee, tells talkRADIO's George Galloway he hopes to come up with a conclusive report on rendition "in the not too distant future".

'The security services are good at what they do' - Ex-Metropolitan Police officer insists UK is safe despite terrorism threat

Terror threat: 'One lapse of concentration will be punished', says former UK cop

'One lapse of concentration will be punished by terrorists', says former UK cop

Ex-Metropolitan Police officer Chris Hobbs tells talkRADIO that the UK security forces "are good at what they do" and will continue to "put as many hurdles as possible" in the way of extremists…

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Shock figures published on Thursday that only one of 2,000 people in the UK suspected of being radicalised by terrorist groups has been subjected to a curfew by police have been challenged by an expert in international security

'Only 1 in 2,000 extremists under curfew' claims misleading, says security expert

'Only 1 in 2,000 extremists under curfew' claim misleading - security expert

Security expert Raffaello Pantucci says police are simply using different tools to monitor potential jihadists, as critics claim only one person has been subjected to Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures…

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Travel journalist Shafik Meghji insists that holidaying Brits should keep "a proportional sense of risk" and not be frightened by the current wave of terror attacks in Europe.

Brits advised not to let Europe terror threat spoil holiday plans

Brits advised not to let Europe terror threat spoil holiday plans

Travel journalist Shafik Meghji says holidaymakers should keep a "proportional sense of risk" and not be put off making travel plans this summer…

France church attack: 'We musn't be complacent, we've got over 2000 people in the UK of a similar ilk', says security expert

France church attack: 2000 people in the UK could do something similar, claims security expert

France church attack: '2000 people in the UK could do something similar'

Stronger communities can combat complacency and help slow the spread of domestic terrorism, says a former head of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office…

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

French church attack: 'Those identified as a threat need to be confined', says Professor Anthony Glees

French church attack: 'Tagging, detention and deportation' could all help in the fight against terror, says security expert

French church attack: 'Tagging, detention and deportation' could cut down terror

Security expert Anthony Glees says European nations need to be more proactive in the battle against domestic attacks…

Monday, July 25, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016

'A complete fiasco' - Charlie Elphicke MP blasts Home Office and Department of Transport over handling of Dover port traffic situation

Dover delays: 'A complete fiasco' - MP Charlie Elphicke blasts Home Office and Department of Transport over handling of port traffic situation

Dover delays: 'A complete fiasco' - MP Charlie Elphicke blasts traffic chaos

The member for Dover and Deal says the Home Office and Department of Transport "should have been prepared - we've had a nightmare on our roads"

'They have no idea how to react' - Journalist explains impact of terrorist attacks on the German people

German terror attacks: 'People have no idea how to react' - Journalist explains impact of ongoing fear

German terror attacks: 'People have no idea how to react'

Journalist Felix Tamsut says that, after four attacks in seven days, the tide is rapidly changing for the famous 'welcoming culture' coined by Chancellor Angela Merkel last year in response to a mass influx of refugees

Friday, July 22, 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016

Extremism Disruption Orders: 'The government's approach is too ham-fisted', says Peter Tatchell

'The government's approach is too ham-fisted. Young people aren't born radicalised', says Peter Tatchell

'The government's approach is too ham-fisted. People aren't born radicalised'

Human-rights campaigner Peter Tatchell believes clearer language is required as MPs consider handing out disruption orders to combat extremism

Colonel Bob Stewart has advised Royal Air Force personnel to 'be suspicious of anyone' approaching them following the attempted abduction of a serviceman in Norfolk.

RAF kidnap attempt: 'Be very suspicious of anyone approaching you' says former army colonel Bob Stewart

RAF kidnap attempt: 'Be very suspicious of anyone approaching you'

Colonel Bob Stewart, MP for Beckenham, has warned service personnel to stay vigilant after failed abduction of RAF man

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016

'There are a host of implications for the people' - Professor explains Turkey's state of emergency

Turkey: 'Erdoğan repression not healthy' - Expert explains country's state of emergency

Turkey: State of emergency explained

Professor Tahir Abbas examines the 'host of implications for the people' as the government crack down on rebels

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

'It's fortunate the casualities have been so minimal' - Former anti-terrorist detective discusses the axe attack in Germany

German train axe attack: 'It's fortunate the casualities have been so minimal' - Former anti-terror detective

German train axe attack: 'It's fortunate the casualities have been so minimal'

Former anti-terror cop Dr. David Lowe reflects on teenage boy's rail rampage

Friday, July 15, 2016

Friday, July 15, 2016

Nice Attack: 'The whole city is absolutely shell-shocked', says journalist Jon Bryant

Nice Attack: 'The whole city is absolutely shell-shocked', says journalist Jon Bryant

Nice Attack: 'The whole city is absolutely shell-shocked', says journalist

Freelance journalist Jon Bryant describes the scenes the day after the atrocity

Nice attack: 'The truck was 60 seconds behind me' - Broadcaster tells how he narrowly avoided Bastille Day atrocity

Nice attack: 'The truck was 60 seconds behind me' - Broadcaster tells how he narrowly avoided Bastille Day atrocity

One minute from death? Broadcaster reveals narrow Nice escape

Dusty Rhodes told Hardeep Singh Kohli the truck was '60 seconds' behind him

'The most horrendous type of attack' - Security expert condemns Bastille Day attack in Nice

'The most horrendous type of attack' - Security expert condemns Bastille Day attack in Nice

Security expert condemns Bastille Day attack in Nice

Will Geddes called it 'the most horrendous type of attack'

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Four security officers have been killed and five others wounded in a suicide attack outside one of Islam's holiest sites

'Muslims are on the front line against ISIS' - Journalist Shiraz Maher explains impact of Medina bombing

Shiraz Maher explains the impact of the Medina bombing on Muslims

The journalist and author highlighted how devastating the bombing on an 'incredibly important site' in Muslim ideology will be

Friday, July 1, 2016

Friday, July 1, 2016

Shiraz Maher, a former member of a radical Islamist organisation, shared his experiences with Sam Delaney

'9/11 was seen as payback' - An insight into the mindset of radical Islam from a former radicalised Muslim

'9/11 was seen as payback' - An insight into the mindset of radical Islam

Shiraz Maher, a former member of a radical Islamist organisation, shared his experiences with Sam Delaney

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Ataturk Airport Attack: Population 'still very much shaken,' says Istanbul journalist

Ataturk Airport Attack: Population 'still very much shaken,' says Istanbul journalist

Ataturk Airport Attack: Population 'still very much shaken'

Freelance journalist Lance Santos highlighted how the already ailing tourism industry in Turkey will be affected by the bombings

Ataturk Airport Attack: 'This is always going to be a constant vulnerability,' says security expert

Ataturk Airport Attack: 'This is always going to be a constant vulnerability,' says security expert

Ataturk Airport Attack: 'This is always going to be a constant vulnerability'

Security expert Will Geddes explained how departure terminals are weak areas following the attack, which has left 36 people dead and 140 injured in Istanbul

Monday, June 13, 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

"I don't believe faith is a legitimate reason to justify prejudice," says Tatchell

Tatchell: Orlando attack is ‘extreme example of what happens every day’

Peter Tatchell condemns 'shocking and outrageous' Orlando attack

Gay rights activist condemns 'shocking and outrageous' Orlando attack

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Euro 2016 terror threat: 'Do everything that those who want to blow us from the face of the earth don't want us to', says policing expert

Euro 2016 terror threat: 'Do everything those who want to blow us from the face of the earth don't want us to', says policing expert

Euro 2016 terror threat: 'Do everything the terrorists don't want us to'

Former police officer Peter Bleksley advises fans at the football tournament to enjoy themselves while staying vigilant

Friday, June 3, 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

Heated debate rages over BBC head of religion ISIS comments

'There is no Islam in ISIS whatsoever' - Imam Ajmal Masroor hits back at comments from BBC head of religion

'There is no Islam in ISIS whatsoever', says Imam in response to BBC claims

The broadcaster said he would be ashamed to hear terrorist group called 'Islamic'

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

US terror warning: France need to take strong position round Euro 2016, says security expert

US terror warning: France need to take strong position around Euro 2016, says security expert

US terror warning: France need to take strong position around Euro 2016

Will Geddes called the US state department's blanket warning 'unusual, with a lot of implications'

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Security expert Margaret Gilmore has explained why coalition forces have an enormous battle on their hands in their attempts to retake the ISIS-held city of Fallujah.

'It'll be a long and bloody battle' - Security expert highlights how difficult it will be to re-take the ISIS stronghold of Fallujah

'It'll be a long and bloody battle' - the challenge to re-take Fallujah

The Royal United Services Institute's Margaret Gilmore says the terrorist group will fight hard to maintain control of symbolic city

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but it's not Britain's job

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but it's not Britain's job

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but not for Britain

High-profile Conservatives support the call for ground troops in Syria and Iraq - they just don't believe they should be British

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Travel writer Shafik Meghji says 'UK government has to err on the side of caution' on Tunisia travel warnings

Tourists to Tunisia remain a soft target for terrorists, claims industry insider

Tourists to Tunisia remain a soft target for terrorists, claims industry insider

Rough Guides writer Shafik Meghji urges against a relaxation of travel warnings to the North African country

Monday, May 23, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

'Nothing is being done' - Khalid Mahmood slams the Home Office for failing to prosecute jihadists

Home Office 'has no idea' how many jihadists are in the country, says MP Khalid Mahmood

Home Office 'has no idea' how many jihadists are in the country, says MP

The Labour member for Birmingham Perry Barr says 'nothing is being done' to track militants who return to the UK

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