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News and updates about radicalization

France:

Teen arrested over threat to attack Paris Olympics

French anti-terrorism authorities arrest 16-year-old who said on social media that he wanted to die “a martyr” at the Olympic Games in Paris this summer.

Teen arrested over threat to attack Paris Olympics

Belgium:

Four arrested over planned terror attack in Brussels

Police in Belgium arrest an adult and three underage individuals suspected of plotting an attack against a concert hall in Brussels.

Four arrested over planned terror attack in Brussels

Spain:

Radicalized teen to be held at detention center

Spain's high court orders 17-year-old with suspected links to ISIS to be held on remand for at least six months.

Radicalized teen to be held at detention center

France:

'There was failure in psychiatric care of Paris attacker'

French Interior Minister says there was failure in psychiatric care of the Islamist who stabbed a German tourist to death on the weekend.

'There was failure in psychiatric care of Paris attacker'

Germany:

Two Syrians arrested over alleged terrorist ties

German prosecutors announce arrests of two Syrians suspected of belonging to foreign terrorist organizations.

Two Syrians arrested over alleged terrorist ties

Austria foils ISIS attack in Vienna

The attack targeted the pride parade in the Austrian capital and had been planned by three men who had allegedly sympathized with ISIS.

Austria foils ISIS attack in Vienna

Germany:

Man found guilty of attempting to form neo-Nazi terrorist group

21-year-old identified as Marvin E. found guilty of attempting to form group inspired by the US-based Atomwaffen Division.

Man found guilty of attempting to form neo-Nazi terrorist group

Malta:

Seven Syrians accused of encouraging terror in Europe

The seven, aged between 21 and 27, were arrested in an operation coordinated with Europol.

Seven Syrians accused of encouraging terror in Europe

Germany:

Syrian man arrested in suspected Islamist terror plot

German authorities arrest Syrian man in Hamburg on suspicion of planning to carry out attack motivated by Islamic extremism.

Syrian man arrested in suspected Islamist terror plot

UK Home Secretary vows to go after Islamist threat to Jews

Suella Braverman responds to finding that Britain is failing to stop domestic support for terror groups, especially Hamas and Hezbollah.

UK Home Secretary vows to go after Islamist threat to Jews

New York:

2017 Manhattan terrorist 'sought to die a martyr'

Man who used truck to kill 8 people in Manhattan believes his attack was justified, defense counsel says.

2017 Manhattan terrorist 'sought to die a martyr'

Germany:

Iranian arrested over plot to commit attack

32-year-old suspected of procuring cyanide and ricin to commit an "Islamist-motivated" attack in Germany.

Iranian arrested over plot to commit attack

NY prosecutors:

New Year's Eve attacker motivated by US support for Israel

Man who attacked officers near Times Square traveled to New York to "carry out Jihad", say prosecutors.

New Year's Eve attacker motivated by US support for Israel

NYPD official:

'New Year's Eve attacker was linked to Islamist extremism'

NYPD chief of intelligence and counterterrorism says 19-year-old who attacked policemen with machete yelled "Allahu Akbar".

'New Year's Eve attacker was linked to Islamist extremism'

New York:

Suspect in New Year's Eve attack charged

The suspect, 19-year-old Trevor Bickford, to be charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of attempted assault.

Suspect in New Year's Eve attack charged

NYC New Year’s Eve machete attacker left Islamist manifesto

19-year old suspect in attack on NYPD officers warned family to 'repent to Allah and accept Islam,' called Marine brother 'my enemy.'

NYC New Year’s Eve machete attacker left Islamist manifesto

New York City:

Machete-wielding teen attacks officers on New Year's Eve

Three officers assigned to New Year’s Eve celebrations injured by machete-wielding teenager who expressed militant support for Islam.

Machete-wielding teen attacks officers on New Year's Eve

Member of ISIS 'Beatles' arrested in Britain

Aine Davis, accused of being part of ISIS cell which murdered hostages, arrested upon arrival at Luton airport.

Member of ISIS 'Beatles' arrested in Britain

Germany, Switzerland arrest 4 ISIS sympathizers

Four suspected members of ISIS detained in Germany and Switzerland in a cross-border operation.

Germany, Switzerland arrest 4 ISIS sympathizers

Former US teacher admits to supporting ISIS

Former US schoolteacher admits to supporting foreign terrorist group after organizing an all-female ISIS military battalion.

Former US teacher admits to supporting ISIS

New York man sent prison for support to ISIS

Citizen of Uzbekistan sentenced to 15 years in prison after being convicted attempting to provide material support to ISIS.

New York man sent prison for support to ISIS

New York:

Judge hands ISIS supporter a lengthier sentence

Federal judge increases sentence for New York man who planned to join ISIS and attacked an FBI agent.

Judge hands ISIS supporter a lengthier sentence

Germany:

Knife attack on train investigated as potential terror attack

Iraq-born man wounds five people with knife on regional train in Germany before being overpowered.

Knife attack on train investigated as potential terror attack

ISIS 'Beatle' convicted of kidnapping and murdering Americans

Jury convicts El Shafee Elsheikh for his role in ISIS group hostage-taking scheme.

ISIS 'Beatle' convicted of kidnapping and murdering Americans

Murderer of British lawmaker gets life in prison

ISIS supporter Ali Harbi Ali convicted of murder of David Amess and given a whole-life sentence.

Murderer of British lawmaker gets life in prison

Britain:

ISIS supporter found guilty of stabbing lawmaker to death

Jury finds ISIS supporter guilty in stabbing of British lawmaker David Amess last October.

ISIS supporter found guilty of stabbing lawmaker to death

Belgium revokes imam's residency

Head imam of mosque in Brussels has right to residency in Belgium revoked due to “signs of a serious threat to national security.”

Belgium revokes imam's residency

Syrian charged with preparing attack in Germany

Syrian man who allegedly supported ISIS charged with preparing a serious act of violence and terror financing.

Syrian charged with preparing attack in Germany

France: ISIS sympathizer tries to escape jail with bedsheets

French prison guards thwart ISIS sympathizer's escape attempt from a Paris jail.

France: ISIS sympathizer tries to escape jail with bedsheets

German woman convicted in Yazidi girl's death in Iraq

Munich court convicts woman married to ISIS fighter in the aiding and abetting of murder of 5-year-old Yazidi girl.

German woman convicted in Yazidi girl's death in Iraq

Can concerned parents prevent woke education in US schools?

Parents are being called domestic terrorists for opposing radical changes in their children's education. This will boomerang on Biden.Op-ed.

Can concerned parents prevent woke education in US schools?

Morocco breaks up ISIS-linked cell which planned attacks

Moroccan police arrest five people suspected of planning cross-border attacks.

Morocco breaks up ISIS-linked cell which planned attacks

New Zealand attacker was fighting deportation

ISIS-inspired extremist who attacked shoppers in New Zealand supermarket had has refugee status revoked but appealed.

New Zealand attacker was fighting deportation

Germany: Islamist extremism suspected in knife attack

German investigators suspect Islamic extremist motive behind deadly knife attack in Wurzburg.

Germany: Islamist extremism suspected in knife attack

US couple who planned to join ISIS in Yemen arrested

Police arrest US couple planning to join ISIS just before they boarded a cargo ship bound for Yemen.

US couple who planned to join ISIS in Yemen arrested

Did radical groups coordinate Jan 6 attack on Capitol building?

The US government looking into newly-surfaced documents alleging members of extremist groups coordinated deadly attack on Capitol.

Did radical groups coordinate Jan 6 attack on Capitol building?

Sweden probes possible terror links in stabbing attack

Swedish authorities investigating whether knife attack in Vetlanda had any links to terrorism.

Sweden probes possible terror links in stabbing attack

Austria arrests two suspects in connection with Vienna attack

Another two suspects arrested for alleged involvement in November 2 terrorist attack in Vienna.

Austria arrests two suspects in connection with Vienna attack

Suspect in Nice attack handed terror murder charges

Brahim Issaoui suspected of stabbing three people to death at Nice church in October.

Suspect in Nice attack handed terror murder charges

Three teens indicted in beheading of French history teacher

Two 18-year-olds and a 17-year-old girl charged with “criminal terrorist conspiracy” in connection with murder of teacher in Paris suburb.

Three teens indicted in beheading of French history teacher

Vienna's head of anti-terror operations suspended

Head of anti-terror operations in Austrian capital suspended in wake of security lapses before Vienna terror attack.

Vienna's head of anti-terror operations suspended

Austria concedes mistakes in handling Vienna attacker

Slovakian intelligence informed Austria in July that Vienna terrorist tried to buy ammunition there.

Austria concedes mistakes in handling Vienna attacker

Britain upgrades terror threat level to 'severe'

The move follows terrorist attack in Vienna and several attacks across France.

Britain upgrades terror threat level to 'severe'

France arrests two more suspects in connection with Nice attack

A total of six people are in custody in connection with knife attack that left three dead at Nice church.

France arrests two more suspects in connection with Nice attack

Nice attacker identified as Tunisian who came from Italy

French authorities name Nice attacker as Brahim Aouissaoui, 21, say he carried a Quran on him at the time of the attack.

Nice attacker identified as Tunisian who came from Italy

Man charged for 'liking' picture of beheaded French teacher

22-year-old who "liked" gruesome Twitter picture showing Samuel Paty after he was murdered charged with glorifying terrorism.

Man charged for 'liking' picture of beheaded French teacher

Killer of French teacher had 'contact' with Syrian jihadist

Anti-terror investigators in France establish that man who beheaded teacher last week was in contact with a jihadist in Syria.

Killer of French teacher had 'contact' with Syrian jihadist

French government dissolves pro-Hamas group

French government issues order to dissolve Collective Cheikh Yassine, which is suspected of being tied to beheading last week near Paris.

French government dissolves pro-Hamas group

Germany investigating recent knife attack as terror incident

Knife attack that killed one tourist and seriously injured another in Dresden in early October being treated as a terrorist attack.

Germany investigating recent knife attack as terror incident

Morocco arrests four suspects who plotted imminent attacks

The four Moroccan men are allegedly linked to ISIS and were reportedly plotting “dangerous and imminent terrorist” attacks.

Morocco arrests four suspects who plotted imminent attacks

Father and son charged in US over joining ISIS

American man who was 14 when his father took him to Syria to join ISIS charged with aiding a terrorist group.

Father and son charged in US over joining ISIS

Paris attack suspect charged with attempted 'terrorist' murder

Man who wounded two people in meat cleaver attack admits to having lied to police when he said he was 18 years old.

Paris attack suspect charged with attempted 'terrorist' murder

Man who plotted to behead blogger gets 30 years in 2nd sentence

Man convicted of leading plot to behead blogger Pamela Geller on behalf of ISIS will serve even longer behind bars.

Man who plotted to behead blogger gets 30 years in 2nd sentence

France vows to protect Jewish community

French Interior Minister visits synagogue ahead of Yom Kippur, says more than 7,000 police and soldiers are protecting Jewish services.

France vows to protect Jewish community

Texas man charged for threatening students during 'Zoom-bomb'

19-year-old Texas man facing charges of threatening an attack on University of Houston after "Zoom-bombed" online class and praising ISIS.

Texas man charged for threatening students during 'Zoom-bomb'

French minister: Risk of terror attacks remains extremely high

French Interior Minister says over 8,000 people are on the database of suspected Islamist radicals.

French minister: Risk of terror attacks remains extremely high

Danish police arrest terror suspect in Copenhagen

Danish police carry out raid in Copenhagen, arrest man suspected of planning “one or several attacks.”

Danish police arrest terror suspect in Copenhagen

Ramming attack near Paris investigated as terrorist attack

Man who slammed his car into police cars and motorcycles reportedly pledged allegiance to ISIS.

Ramming attack near Paris investigated as terrorist attack

Germany: Islamist sent to prison for planning attack

German court sentences Tunisian ISIS supporter to 10 years in prison for planning attack with deadly poison ricin.

Germany: Islamist sent to prison for planning attack

Jordanian charged with terrorism over stabbing of tourists

Jordanian court levels terrorism charges against man suspected of wounding eight people in stabbing attack this past November.

Jordanian charged with terrorism over stabbing of tourists