#Afghanistan#Kabul – Explosion hits crowded Kabul Shiite mosque, officials say
** Attack happened @ the al-Zahra mosque, on the western outskirts of the city.
** Special forces are on scene, no claims have been made yet: MoI
** Preliminary toll: 2 killed, 3 wounded: Ministry of Health
** Suicide bomber blew himself up inside the kitchen of the mosque
** Updated toll: 4 killed, 8 wounded
** #IS has claimed the attack
#France – Police officer detained on suspicion of leaking intel info on radicalized individuals to Moroccan intel – https://t.co/LBomXnqsWU
#Europe – 2017 EU Terrorism Report: 142 failed, foiled and completed attacks, 1002 arrests and 142 victims died – https://t.co/xoKXQapDcW
#USA – State Dept terrorist designation of M. Shafi Armar, O. Ahmad Atar, and M. Isa Yousif Saqar Al Binali – https://t.co/THKCy9qaTU
#Lebanon – Lebanese army intelligence arrests 9 #IS terrorists: Al-Manar
Deconstruction of identity concepts in #IS propaganda – https://t.co/S48peuupCV
#Germany#Unterföhring – The shooter has been identified as the 37-year-old Alexander Bischof by family members.
** He is a #US citizen (Colorado), born in Bavaria.
#Australia#Sydney – Man arrested at Sydney Airport ‘heading for Syria’ – https://t.co/HJJuPZ5zyF
#Lebanon– 10 charged with belonging to a terrorist organization: Syrian, Palestinian, Yemeni and Lebanese citizens – https://t.co/OXVncuGBOG
#Iraq#Mosul – #IS claims having killed 8 Iraqi soldiers, including an officer.
#Germany#Berlin – Bomb scare @ #Alexanderplatz. Emergency services are investigating a suspicious suitcase. Area sealed off
** False alert, area cleared.
#China – Blast near kindergarten in Fengxian County, east China, reported. Situation and casualties unclear for the moment
** Investigation ongoing, no word on casualties yet: official police statement.
** Kindergartens have been targeted before in and outside of the region, mostly as a kind of revenge attacks
** Those attacks were carried out by people bearing grudges against their neighbors and society
** Blast occurred when children were leaving the school. Number of injured children so far: emergency services.
** At least 7 killed and 59 injured
** Still no official confirmation whether it was an accident or a deliberate act
** 7 killed, 66 injured
** 9 out of the 66 wounded are in a critical condition
** Suspected explosion of gas cylinders
** 8 dead, 65 wounded
** Cause for the explosion was a criminal act: Xuzhou city government
#Iran#Chabahar – Raid on terrorist hideout. 3 terrorists killed, 7 arrested. 7 suicide vests recovered. Members of Ansar al-Furqan – https://twitter.com/ErshadAlijani/status/875276300767944704
#Belgium#Brussels – Commission of national defense, yesterday: military intelligence is following around 60 military staff, since they to criminal organizations. And an investigation has been opened into far left extremism
** believe those 60 might be moving around in a radicalized religious environment. 30 are being followed for possible ties
Source: answer by the Minister of Defense to a question of the Chamber.
#Thailand#Bangkok – Thailand arrests suspect in connection with Bangkok hospital bomb – https://t.co/PiQFcxtXhK