- September 12, 2011
Police arrested two terror suspects in Berlin last week on the suspicion they might be planning an attack. Now SPIEGEL has learned that the two men reportedly had ties to a Berlin group that supports militant groups in Afghanistan. One may have received training at a terror camp. more... [ Comment ]
- September 09, 2011
Two men were arrested in Berlin on Thursday on suspicion of stockpiling chemicals which could be used to build a bomb. German commentators have praised the work of the security forces, but warn that, as the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, more needs to be done to combat terrorism. more...
- September 08, 2011
Police in Berlin arrested two terror suspects on Thursday, raiding their apartments and a Muslim cultural center. The two men allegedly amassed chemicals that could be used to make bombs. more... [ Comment ]
- September 06, 2011
Secret service agencies from around the world have long been searching for him. On Monday, the ISI in Pakistan finally managed to apprehend top al-Qaida operative Younis al-Mauretani. New details about his true identity have also begun to emerge. more... [ Comment ]
- August 30, 2011
Robert B. wore long robes, dreamed of paradise and called himself Abdul Hakiim. He and his friend were arrested in July for trying to enter Britain with bomb-making guides and al-Qaida propaganda. They now sit in a London high-security prison. But Robert's motivations remain a mystery. more...
- August 29, 2011
Ten years after 9/11, the Moroccan-German Said Bahaji is one of the last remaining members of al-Qaida's Hamburg cell who is still at large. Now, German jihadists have told investigators that Bahaji is living in Pakistan's Waziristan region, where he works for al-Qaida's propaganda wing. more... [ Comment ]
- July 01, 2011
The latest annual report on extremism in Germany suggests that neo-Nazis have swapped the skinhead look for a boy-next-door image, making it harder to identify right-wing extremists. Although overall extremist crime is down, the tendency towards violence is increasing -- within both the far left and right. more... [ Comment ]
- June 20, 2011
Austrian authorities have detained an alleged Islamist extremist from Berlin as he was traveling back from Afghanistan, where he had undergone terror training. The 26-year-old had boasted about attacking "infidels," but it is unclear whether he was embarking on a terror plot or simply heading home after becoming disillusioned with his cause. more...
- June 03, 2011
A German jihadist has been killed in fighting with US soldiers in Afghanistan, a major terrorist organization in the region is reporting. The man from Essen appears to have been killed only two months after entering into the war-torn country. more... [ Comment ]
- May 17, 2011
Hans-Peter Friedrich has yet to settle into his new job as German interior minister two months after his appointment. He has annoyed coalition allies and security officials with questionable statements about an anti-terrorism probe, offended Muslims and failed so far to come up with any policy initiatives. more... [ Comment ]