A Moroccan kickboxer, his wife, and two other Moroccans have been jailed in Italy over links to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). The jihadi sportsman allegedly “considered” staging an attack on Vatican.
Turkish police have thwarted an Islamic State terror plot by arresting two EU citizens that allegedly aimed to carry out a “sensational” attack in Europe, a Turkish news agency reported, citing a judicial source.
Initial investigations into the Louvre attack have identified the suspect as an Egyptian national who arrived in Paris on a tourist visa from the UAE. The alleged terrorist wielded a pair of quite expensive ‘machetes,’ according to French officials.
Terrorist groups including the Islamic State increasingly deprived of regular sources of income are now generating a large portion of their revenue by smuggling illegal migrants into Europe, a senior Italian intelligence official has said.
Three suspects with alleged links to the Islamic State terrorist group have been arrested in Berlin. Prior to the arrests - a mosque, which Christmas market attacker Anis Amri frequented - was raided, according to media reports.
Angela Merkel has sworn to uphold the interests of the German people and constitution, and she does the opposite, said AfD member Hansjoerg Mueller. If Germans fled to other countries nobody would open the doors for us, he added.