Children as young as 13 are talking about committing acts of terrorism, against a backdrop of rising extremism during the Covid-19 pandemic, the UK’s most senior counter-terrorism officer has warned. Metropolitan police assistant commissioner Neil Basu told MPs on the home[...]
Families of Canadians who left for Syria to support the militant group Islamic State gathered Monday to press for the Trudeau government to repatriate their children. They met with journalists in Montreal on Monday, accompanied by NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice and[...]
The militant group Boko Haram continues to recruit children and use them in battlefields across Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger and Chad, officials and experts say. While it has suffered major military losses in the Lake Chad Basin, the extremist group seems to[...]
The Chief of Military Public Information for MNJTF, Col. Timothy Antigha, disclosed this in a statement issued from N’Djamena, Chad on Thursday. Antigha said the recruitment of child soldiers by the sect was part of their new strategies following the recent[...]
Two children were killed when a landmine that had been planted by Daesh (ISIS) terrorists exploded east of Palmyra city. SANA reporter said that the two children were brothers, and they passed away as a result of severe injuries caused by[...]
A 17-year-old Ontario teenager has pleaded guilty to four terrorism-related offences for trying to encourage and facilitate a bomb attack that was thwarted early last year.
A bomb resembling a toy injured at least five children on Tuesday in Pakistan's northwest tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said. The bomb exploded when the children were playing with it in South Waziristan district. Five children aged between six and[...]