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September Today in Terrorism

September 25, 2020: Jihadi stabs civilians in France

On September 25, 2020 two people were seriously wounded in a knife attack in central Paris near the former offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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Perspectives

What do the New Zealand stabbings tell us about terrorism?

In a world where everyone has concluded that the only threat to the West comes from the ‘far right’, a series of stabbings in New Zealand reminds us this is not 100% accurate.

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September Today in Terrorism

September 12, 2018: Angry driver plows into crowded Chinese square

On September 12, 2018 eleven people were killed and 44 injured after a car plowed into a crowded square in southern China

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August Today in Terrorism

August 31, 2018: Teenage immigrant stabs civilians in Amsterdam

On this day in 2018, a 19-year-old knifeman injured two civilians at the central train station in Amsterdam before he was shot and wounded by Dutch police.

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June Today in Terrorism

June 30, 2016: ISIS brothers murder their mother in Saudi Arabia

On June 30, 2016 twin brothers stabbed their mother to death and seriously injured their father and brother over their allegiance to ISIS

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March Today in Terrorism

March 22, 2016: Terrorists stab Christian convert in Bangladesh

On this day in 2016 terrorists knifed to death a Christian convert in northern Bangladesh in the latest in a series of attacks onother religious groups

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March Today in Terrorism

March 8, 2016: Terrorist claims Allah called him to stab man in Uruguay

On this day in 2016 a Uruguayan businessman was stabbed to death in the city of Paysandu near the Argentine border by a convert to Islam

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March Today in Terrorism

March 5, 2015: Man stabs US ambassador in South Korea

On this day in 2015 the US ambassador to South Korea was attacked by a knife-wielding man who said he opposed joint US-South Korean military exercises.

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February Today in Terrorism

February 14, 1992: Terrorists wield pitchfork during attack in Israel

On this day in 1992 four members of Palestinian Islamic Jihad attacked an Israeli Defence Forces training camp and killed three recruits

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January Today in Terrorism

January 18, 2018: Lone actor attack in West Bank

On January 18, 2018 a pregnant woman was moderately wounded by a terrorist in a stabbing attack near Jerusalem