Tactics of terrorism
Individuals and organizations use terrorist violence as a tactic to achieve political goals. Contrary to popular opinion, empirical studies of the use of terrorism have found that over 95% of these at...
'Hijacked Plane' from Libya Lands in Malta with 118 Aboard
The hijackers have been "searched and taken in custody"
Retired NYPD Detective Shoots Two Sons Then Kills Himself
A retired NYPD detective shot his two adult sons before killing himself during a party in their Long Island home.
Suicide Bombing At Pakistani Hospital In Quetta Kills 67
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber killed at least 67 people and wounded dozens more in an attack that struck a government-run hospital in the southwestern city of Quetta on Monday, police and d...
A secret group easily bought the raw ingredients for a dirty bomb – here in America
A clandestine congressional operation exposed gaps in U.S. controls over sales of radioactive "dirty bomb" materials
EgyptAir Flight 181: Passenger Claiming To Have Suicide Bomb Hijacks Plane To Cairo - Latest Updates
EgyptAir confirms its plane was hijacked en route from Alexandria to Cairo Airbus A320 carrying 56 passengers lands after request by pilots at Larnaca airport in Cyprus. Airline says at least one hija...
Boko Haram Suicide Bombing In Cameroon Kills 10
A suicide bombing in Cameroon killed 10 people Saturday morning, according to security forces in the country, who blamed Boko Haram. The attack in the village Nigue, in the northern part of the West A...
Brussels Is Put On High Alert As Europe Moves To Tighten Borders
The government abruptly shut down the metro system in Brussels, canceled sporting events and warned shoppers to stay away from malls as Belgium placed the capital on maximum alert early Saturday, citi...
Stade De France Security Helped Save Dozens Of Lives In Paris Attacks
The national stadium in Paris was packed with 79,000 people watching France beat Germany in a friendly football match when it became the first target to be hit by terrorists on Friday night. But while...
Paris Attacks: More Than 100 Killed At Bataclan And Restaurants
France declares a national state of emergency and closes its borders after more than 100 people are killed in multiple gun and bomb attacks in Paris. At least 100 people are reported to have died at t...
Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Beirut Suicide Bombings That Kill Dozens
Twin suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State killed dozens of people and wounded more than 200 in Beirut on Thursday, raising fears of intensified attempts by the radical Sunni group to undermin...
Deadly bacteria release sparks concern at Louisiana lab
A dangerous type of bacteria, Burkholderia pseudomallei, that lives in soil and water and can kill up to half the people it infects has somehow been released from a high-security laboratory at the Tul...
Suicide attack
A suicide attack is a violent attack in which the attacker intends to kill others or cause great destruction and expects to die in the process. Between 1981 and 2006, 1200 suicide attacks occurred aro...
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Aircraft hijacking
Aircraft hijacking (also known as aircraft piracy, especially within the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States, and informally as skyjacking) is the unlawful seizure of an aircraft by an ...
Bioterrorism
Bioterrorism is terrorism involving the intentional release or dissemination of biological agents. These agents are bacteria, viruses, or toxins, and may be in a naturally occurring or a human-modifie...
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Nuclear terrorism
Nuclear terrorism denotes the detonation of a yield-producing nuclear bomb containing fissile material by terrorists. Some definitions of nuclear terrorism include the sabotage of a nuclear facility ...
Terrorist financing
Terrorism financing came into limelight in the United States after the terrorist attacks in the United States on the 11th September in 2001. The US Government passed the USA PATRIOT Act to, among othe...
'Hijacked Plane' from Libya Lands in Malta with 118 Aboard
The hijackers have been "searched and taken in custody"
Retired NYPD Detective Shoots Two Sons Then Kills Himself
A retired NYPD detective shot his two adult sons before killing himself during a party in their Long Island home.
A secret group easily bought the raw ingredients for a dirty bomb – here in America
A clandestine congressional operation exposed gaps in U.S. controls over sales of radioactive "dirty bomb" materials
Kaiten
Kaiten (回天, literal translation: "Return to the sky", commonly rendered as: "The turn toward heaven", "The Heaven Shaker" ) were manned torpedoes and suicide craft, used by the Imperial Japanese N...
Kaiten - Wikipedia
Shinyo (suicide boat)
The Shin'yō (震洋, "Sea Quake") were Japanese suicide motorboats developed during World War II. They were part of the wider Japanese Special Attack Units program.
Towards the end of 1943, in res...
Shinyo (suicide boat) - Wikipedia
Money laundering
Money laundering is the process of transforming the proceeds of crime into ostensibly legitimate money or other assets. However, in a number of legal and regulatory systems, the term money laundering ...
Suicide weapon
A suicide weapon is a weapon or object that is used in a suicide attack, typically based on explosives.
Suicide weapons have been used both in conventional warfare, as well as in terrorism.Moro Mu...
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Operation Entebbe
Operation Entebbe was a counter-terrorist hostage-rescue mission carried out by commandos of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at Entebbe Airport in Uganda on 4 July 1976. A week earlier, on 27 June, a...
Operation Entebbe - Wikipedia
Kamikaze
The Kamikaze (神風, [kamikaꜜze]; "Divine" or "spirit wind"), officially Tokubetsu Kōgekitai (特別攻撃隊, "Special Attack Unit"), abbreviated as Tokkō Tai (特攻隊), and used as a verb as Tokkō...