BRUSSELS, Sep. 10 (MNA) –The European Union (EU) will create a general search engine for databases on terrorist activities that will improve the intelligence and security services of the member states, a diplomatic source from the regional bloc said on Friday.
TEHRAN, Sep. 11 (MNA) – Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Salim al-Jabouri told Iran’s Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi that the regional and international efforts against terrorism should be shored up.
UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Wednesday urging all countries to eliminate the supply of weapons to the Islamic State extremist group and other "terrorists" including by taking legal action against suppliers and marking arms to improve their traceability.
TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) – A total of 241 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 277 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in July 2017, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).
Iraqi intelligence officials say they have thwarted an attempt by members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group to target two revered Shia shrines and the residence of the country’s most prominent Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.
Australia has thwarted a Takfiri-inspired “terrorist plot” aimed at downing an aircraft with explosives.
On Sunday, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said that four people have been arrested in relation to the “elaborate" plot across Sydney.
"I can report last night that there has been a major joint counter-terrorism operation to disrupt a terrorist plot to bring down an airplane," he said.
"The threat of terrorism is very real. The disruption operation, the efforts overnight have
Doha, Qatar - The Executive Director of Human Rights Watch (HRW) has questioned Saudi Arabia's accusation of Qatar funding terrorism while the Kingdom itself continues to carry out "terrorism that is killing people in Yemen".
The conflict in Yemen has escalated dramatically since March 2015, when the Saudi-led forces launched a military operation against the rebels.
Since the conflict began, more than 10,000 people have been killed and millions have been driven from their homes.
The United States is the world’s largest source of terrorism, not the Islamic Republic of Iran, according to Robert Fantina, an American writer and political analyst who is based in Ontario, Canada.
Fantina, the author of Empire, Racism and Genocide: A History of US Foreign Policy, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Saturday when asked why does the US want to convince the world that Iran is exporting terrorism, when it itself is doing so.
“The United States for generations
A British think tank says Saudi Arabia is the main sponsor of extremism in the UK, urging a probe into sources of the money being injected mainly by the Riyadh regime into the institutions promoting radicalism in the European state.
In a report released on Wednesday, the Henry Jackson Society said Saudi Arabia has, since the 1960s, sponsored a multimillion-dollar effort to export the radical Wahhabi ideology across the Islamic world, including to Muslim communities in the west, adding
DAMASCUS, Jul. 02 (MNA) – Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry stressed that the terrorist attacks on residential areas in Damascus and Daraa reveal the nature of the campaign launched by the US Administration departments and their terrorist tools in the region.
The Ministry also called upon the international community to unify counterterrorism efforts and punish states and parties which are involved in supporting terrorism.
The Ministry, in two identical letters addressed to the UN
(PressTV)- An FBI employee, who was assigned to investigate a German member of the Daesh (ISIL) terror group, instead fled to Syria to marry him, according to a new report that exposes an embarrassing failure on part of America’s intelligence community.
Daniela Greene, who worked as a translator for the FBI, managed to hide her real whereabouts from the bureau and warned her rapper-turned-terrorist husband Denis Cuspert about the investigation, CNN reported on Tuesday.
Cuspert, also known as
(PressTV)- The US State and Defense Departments have cautioned President Donald Trump against designating the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization, a report says.
The White House has been weighing designating the IRGC – the elite arm of Iran’s security forces -- and Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood as "Foreign Terrorist Organizations," Trump administration officials familiar with the matter told CNN.
But, the officials said, Trump did not sign executive orders on the
(PressTV)The United Nations has warned that the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group continues to pose a threat despite reports of a drop in the outfit’s revenue and its waning ability to attract new recruits.
According to a new UN report published on Monday, the terrorist group is “militarily on the defensive in several regions, notably in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria," and is facing a drop in revenue from oil and extortion.
The report said the terrorist group’s finances are on a decline
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has censured US President Donald Trump’s travel ban, stressing that such "blind measures" will probably not be effective against battling terrorism.
On Tuesday, Guterres released statement in which he said that the strengthening of border control should not be "based on any form of discrimination related to religion, ethnicity or nationality."
He added that such measures would only serve to trigger “widespread anxiety and anger,” which may be used by
Egypt says 14 militants linked to the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group have been killed during a raid on one of their hideouts in the Sinai Peninsula.
The Egyptian Interior Ministry said in a statement that the militants opened fire on security forces as they drew nearer to their hideout in a deserted house in the city of el-Arish, the provincial capital and the largest city of North Sinai, on Friday.
According to the statement, the militants were linked to a militant leader from Ansar Beit
Major European capitals have beefed up security over fears of terrorist attacks ahead of New Year festivities. Thousands of police and military personnel have been deployed to protect the civilians in Paris, Berlin, Brussels, Madrid and Rome among other European cities. On December 23, a terrorist affiliated to the Daesh Takfiri group rammed a truck into a Christmas market and killed dozens people. French and Belgian capitals are among other European cities which witnessed Daesh terrorism in
JAKARTA, Indonesia—Arrests and deaths of suspected terrorists in Indonesia more than doubled to 170 in 2016, police said Wednesday, a rise they tied to Islamic State spreading its operations globally as the organization came under pressure in Syria and Iraq.
Indonesian National Police chief Tito Karnavian said security personnel in the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation arrested 137 suspected terrorists in 2016, up from 75 last year. They killed 33 suspected terrorists in counterterrorism
Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has accused Washington of backing terrorist groups when it serves its interests.
“In case you didn't know, the United States funds and arms terrorist groups like Al-Qaeda and ISIS when it needs them to disrupt a country,” Stein wrote in her Twitter account on Sunday.
Stein was a vocal critic of Washington’s policies when she was running for president in the 2016 election cycle.
The US and some of its regional allies, in particular Saudi
Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry has acknowledged that more than 2,000 of its citizens have traveled to other countries, including Syria, to join Takfiri militant groups.
“The number of Saudis proven to be in conflict areas is 2,093,” the ministry spokesman General Mansour al-Turki told daily newspaper Al-Hayat on Monday, adding that over 70 percent of them, or 1,540, were fighting alongside anti-Damascus militant groups in Syria.
Syria has blamed Saudi Arabia, along with certain other
The recent assassination of the Russian ambassador in Ankara was possibly perpetrated by Israel-linked forces which want to destabilize Turkey and damage its warming relations with Moscow and Tehran, according to an American scholar and political analyst.
Dr. Kevin Barrett, an author, political commentator and a founding member of the Muslim-Jewish-Christian Alliance, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Thursday.
On Tuesday, US Secretary of State John Kerry denied American