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Terrorism, a fugitive Algerian arrested by the Ros Carabinieri in South Italy

Arrest in Foggia for international terrorism: an Algerian citizen, Yacine Gasry, was tracked down and stopped by the Carabinieri Ros in the railway station of the city in execution of a provision of the Penal Office of the Naples Public Prosecutor’s Office.

Somalia: 17 police officers killed in suicide bomber attack

A suicide bomber disguised as a policeman blew himself up inside a police training camp in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu this morning and killed at least 17 officers.

The militant Islamist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.

French cement group paid IS to operate in Syria

French cement company Lafarge paid close to 13 million euros ($A20 million) to armed groups including Islamic State militants to keep their operations open in Syria.

The lawyers of Lafarge were speaking on Tuesday on the course of French prosecutors’ preliminary inquiry into Lafarge’s operations launched in June on suspicion of “financing of a terrorist enterprise“.

Top court rules ISIS-video ‘like’ justifies pre-trial jail

Italy’s supreme Cassation Court has ruled that even adding a “like” to an online video that incites jihad, in the context of a larger framework of evidence, can be considered sound evidence and justify pre-trial detention in jail for being an “ISIS apologist“.

Turin: Moroccan convicted of terror Web proselytism

Mouner El Aoual, aka ‘Mido’ was sentenced to six years in jail by a Turin court with the charge of Web terror proselytism.

Houston man arrested for trying to aid Daesh

An 18-year-old Houston man was charged on Monday with trying to support the radical group Daesh and distributing information about how to make bombs.

He planned to travel overseas to fight for Daesh or failing that, commit an attack in the United States.

Iraq declares ‘end of war against’ ISIL

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has declared the end to the country’s war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group as all Iraqi lands are liberated from terrorist Daesh gangs and the Iraqi forces completely control the international Iraqi-Syrian borders.

UK: May assassination plot suspect

British Prime Minister Theresa May was the alleged target of an assassination plot that was thwarted by security officials.

London based Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, appeared in court charged with terrorism offenses.

Rahman had carried out a “hostile reconnaissance” of the Downing Street area as part of his preparations and revealed his plan to “attack, kill and cause explosions” in several recorded conversations, according to the allegations.

 

Italy: Algerian imam nabbed for inciting jihad

Algerian imam , 56, named as Belgacem Drabilia, was set to be released from prison today but instead was stopped by penitentiary police after an investigation aimed at fighting radicalisation and proselytism inside Italian jails.

Bangladesh: JMB member held in city

The Counter Terrorism and Transitional Crime (CTTC) unit detained a member of banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).

The detainee was identified as Noor Azam Siddique alias Yasir, 38.

He was taking preparations to commit sabotage acts of great magnitude across Bangladesh.