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April 18, 1996: Terrorists shoot tourists and tour guide in Egypt

On April 18, 1996 AGAI killed 17 Greek tourists and an Egyptian tour guide outside a hotel in Cairo.

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November 15, 2013: Islamists kidnap and kill tourists in Malaysia

On November 15, 2013 gunmen abducted a Taiwanese woman and her husband holidaying in Malaysia and handed them to the Abu Sayyaf Group.

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April 24, 2006 bombings at tourist sites in Egypt

On this day in 2006 three bombs ripped through a tourist hub in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula killing 23 and wounding scores.

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April 7, 2005: Suicide bomber targets tourists in Cairo

On this day in 2005, a small bomb stuffed with nails exploded near the heart of a tourist bazaar in Cairo killing two people including a French tourist.

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March 15, 2009: Suicide bomber kills South Korean tourists in Yemen

On this day in 2009 a suicide bomber targeted tourists at a UNESCO world heritage site in Yemen known as the ‘Manhattan of the desert” killing four

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January 17, 2012 | Attack on tourists in Ethiopia

On January 17, 2012 five foreign tourists were killed in Ethiopia in an attack by unknown gunmen in the northern Afar region.

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How to tell a terrorist from a tourist

Like a lot of people I enjoy traveling. ¬† I had some amazing opportunities to see the world while I worked in intelligence and I have continued to voyage abroad in retirement. ¬†There is so much that our planet has to offer and it is indeed a privilege to see it close up. When I […]

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How meaningful is ‘sorry’ after a mass terrorist attack?

Should we accept an apology from a convicted terrorist who was let out early after having built bombs that killed more than 200?

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Global Terrorism This Week (GTTW) – September 5 – 11, 2022

Global Terrorism This Week for September 5 to 11 shows, once again, a heavily dominant jihadi threat.

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May 4, 2016: Jihadi attack kills children in Syria

On May 4, 2016 Jabhat Al-Nusra attacked a village of in Syria, killing 15 civilians, including 4 children.