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May 1, 2020

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda (File photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Israel's Energy Minister: ICC prosecutor skewing international law to hurt Israel Article

Danish police (File photo courtesy of wikimedia Commons)

Danish police said on Thursday they had arrested and charged a person suspected of preparing an Islamist terrorist attack.

The person had attempted to source firearms and ammunition to carry out one or more terrorist acts in an undisclosed place, Jorgen Bergen Skov, chief inspector of the Copenhagen police, told a news briefing.

The suspect, who was charged with a terrorist offence, appeared to have been inspired by Islamist militants, Skov said, and will be put before a judge for preliminary questioning on Friday.

The police worked together with security and intelligence officers to carry out the arrest.

"This unfortunately confirms a serious terror threat in Denmark," Flemming Drejer, chief inspector of the Danish intelligence service, told the briefing.

Suspect Charged in Denmark With Preparing Islamist Attack Document

April 30, 2020

Hezbollah members (File photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

"Germany has banned all activity by the Islamist Hezbollah movement and police have carried out raids on mosques and centres linked to the group.

Until now the political wing of the Shia Lebanese group, backed by Iran, was able to operate on German soil while its military arm was banned.

Several European countries have already banned Hezbollah, which has some 1,000 activists in Germany.

Israel praised the German move and called on the EU to follow suit.
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The EU has Hezbollah's military wing on its list of terror organisations but not its political wing. Earlier this year the US ambassador to Berlin, Richard Grenell, accused the EU of maintaining an 'artificial distinction' between the two parts..."

Hezbollah: Germany bans and raids Islamist group Article

April 29, 2020

Site of the attack, April 27, 2020 (Twitter)

French ramming suspect says he attacked cops for Palestinian cause Document

April 28, 2020

Medics treating a woman after a stabbing in Kfar Saba, Israel, April 28, 2020. The suspect is on the ground in the foreground. (screen capture: Twitter)

Woman, 62, stabbed in Palestinian terror attack in central Israel Document

April 27, 2020

A file photo of Sanandaj prison, where two convicts were executed on April 24. (Social media)

Iran Executes Three More People In A Spree Of Recent Hangings Document