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January Today in Terrorism

January 8, 2015: Killing of policewoman in France

On this day in 2015 Ahmed Coulibaly, a French Islamist terrorist, shot dead an unarmed policewoman, Clarissa Jean-Philippe, in the Paris suburb of Montrouge

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December Today in Terrorism

December 16, 2008: Failed Afghan dynamite attack in Paris

A previously unknown Afghan terrorist group seeking foreign troops out of the country failed to detonate sticks of dynamite in a Paris store in December 2008

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December Today in Terrorism

December 3, 1996: GIA bombing in Paris

Four people were killed at 170 injured in a bombing at a Paris metro station in December 1996 which was blamed on the GIA

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October Today in Terrorism

October 3, 1980: Bombing of a synagogue in Paris

A 1980 motorcycle bomb planted by the PFLP outside a synagogue in Paris killed four and wounded more than 40,

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Recent stabbing in Paris proves Islamist terrorism is still a major threat

In a time when many say we need to focus on right-wing terrorism, the stabbing in Paris near Charlie Hebdo offices is an uncomfortable exception.

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August 9, 2017: Car ramming in France

On this day in 2017, an ISIS-inspired Islamist terrorist drove over French soldiers in a Paris suburb injuring six before he was arrested following a police chase.

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January 13, 1975 | Terrorist attacks against El Al aircraft in Paris

Terrorist attacks on Israel and Israeli interests have been going on for decades and show no signs of going away.

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Today in Terrorism: 13 November

The Bataclan theatre attack catapulted ISIS, and more specifically, returning foreign terrorist fighters into the international limelight. I have never witnessed a terrorist attack, let alone been injured in one. I have had to analyse the aftermath of many terrorist attacks and even been a small part of a larger team that helped to prevent […]