Islamic terrorism is defined as any terrorist act or campaign which is committed by individuals or terrorist organizations who openly proclaim Islamic motivations behind their acts. Although the highest numbers of incidents occur in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Nigeria, Islamic terrorism has been on the rise all over the world, including the West.

Alleged ISIS-affiliated Uzbek man lived in US for 2 years before government discovery

It was a year after the Uzbek government released official international notice on Jovokhir Attoev that the United States realized that he was wanted in Uzbekistan for alleged ISIS affiliation.

Australian police shoot boy dead after stabbing attack, 'hallmarks' of terrorism

The incident comes after New South Wales police last month charged several boys with terrorism-related offenses in investigations following the stabbing of an Assyrian Christian bishop.


Moroccan man who killed housemate in revenge for Gaza found guilty in UK

Alid had first used two knives to attack his sleeping housemate, to whom became aggressive after learning of his conversion to Christianity, stabbing him six times while shouting "Allahu Akbar."


Australian counter terrorism force arrests seven teenagers after Sydney bishop stabbing

The Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JTT) operation, which involved 13 raids in Sydney and the regional town of Goulburn.


UK gave £700,000 in COVID furlough payments to six IRGC-linked UK charities

The UK has already imposed sanctions on the IRGC and some of its commanders, preventing them from opening bank accounts or engaging in financial transactions in the UK.

Moroccan man stabs Christian pensioner in UK as ‘revenge’ for Gaza conflict

Ahmed Alid reportedly said "They [Israel] killed children and I killed an old man” after allegedly stabbing his roommate and an elderly man.

Suspected Islamist rebels kill at least 10 in eastern Congo

The assailants fired guns at people working in fields in Mulekera commune outside Beni, Mulekera Mayor Ngongo Mayanga said on Saturday.


'Craving for mayhem and murder': Idaho teen arrested by the FBI for providing support to ISIS

A federal complaint charges Mercurio with attempting to provide material support or resources to a designated foreign terrorist organization.

French police on high alert for PSG-Barcelona game following ISIS attack threat

Fellow host countries, Spain and England, also undertook additional security precautions this week after the Islamic State called on its followers to attack sporting venues across Europe.


Pressure mounts for UK government to designate PFLP as terror org

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine is no longer a sanctioned group in the UK, thanks to a Brexit loophole.

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