terrorist act

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the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature

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Ashik Ali, 26, of White Street, Balsall Heath, is accused of one count of planning a terrorist act between the same dates, including plotting a bombing campaign, providing premises to plan the event and make explosives and stating his intention to be a suicide bomber.
Such terrorist acts are yet another evidence that concerted international efforts are needed to confront and combat terrorism, no matter where it comes from or what its motifs are," he state.
Bahrain, being a safe haven for all races and faiths, reiterated its solidarity with Iraq in combating terrorist acts which pose a serious threat to its security, sovereignty and stability.
Forty-five of the 48 foreigners known to have committed or plotted terrorist acts in the U.
A police spokesman said: "North Wales Police can confirm that a 56-yearold man was arrested at Bangor on Thursday, October 11, under the provisions of the Terrorist Act.
The number of attempted terrorist acts in the United States remains equally alarming to the law enforcement community.
The defendants were charged with setting up and running a terrorist organisation named Shabab Al Manarah, aACAyThe Minaret's Youths', which upholds terrorist thought with the intent to commit terrorist acts inside the country and endanger its security and peace and lives of its people, including their leaders," Kubaish said in a statement carried by WAM.
Manama, July 11 (BNA): Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain condemned the terrorist act that targeted the premises of the Consulate of the Italian Republic in the Arab Republic of Egypt on Saturday, killing one person and wounding others.
RIYADH: The Shoura Council denounced the terrorist act committed by a citizen in an Al-Qadeeh mosque in Qatif, which resulted in the death of 21 worshippers and injuries to over 100.
The terrorist act would endanger security and stability of Lebanon," embassy said.
Special remission for 45 days was granted to all other convicts except the condemned prisoners and except those convicted of murder, espionage, subversion, anti-state activities, terrorist act, zina, kidnapping/abduction, robbery, dacoity and those undergoing sentences under the Foreigners Act 1946.
Summary: Military judge Saqr Saqr said Wednesday that a deadly explosion in the Metn town of Antelias last month was a result of a hand grenade and not a terrorist act.
Summary: ABU DHABI - The President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolence to President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak of Egypt on the victims of the terrorist act that targeted a church in the Egyptian town of Alexandria.
The terrorist act at the Sports Palace and attempted terrorist act at the Bishkek City Police Department have been solved, said State National Security Committee Chair Keneshbek Dushebaev at the press conference in Bishkek today.
In order to coordinate the appropriate response, law enforcement first must determine whether an incident can be defined as a terrorist act.