The Interpreter: Terrorist or Disturbed Loner? Munich Attack Reveals Shifting Labels

When mass killers show affinity for jihadists, their acts are labeled terrorism. The label appears less often when their inspiration is right-wing extremists.


Indonesian Police Say DNA Confirms Most Wanted Terror Suspect Is Dead

The suspect, known as Santoso, was killed earlier in the week in a gun battle with Indonesian security forces.


Brazil Arrests 10 in Terror Plot as Olympics Near, Officials Say

The arrests were announced at a time when the Brazilian authorities are coming under scrutiny over security preparations for the Olympics.


Attacker in Nice Plotted for Months and Had Accomplices, French Prosecutor Says

There was no evidence that Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, who killed 84 people on Bastille Day, had direct contact with the Islamic State.


Obama’s Support of Erdogan Is a Stark Reminder of Turkey’s Value to U.S.

The Turkish leader may be a bitter disappointment to Mr. Obama, but he is still better than other options in the chaotic landscape of the Middle East.


To France From Israel: Lessons on Living With Terror

A truck plowing through a crowd in Nice? Israeli citizens, security officials and experts say they’ve lived with, and planned for, such threats for decades.


Moment of Silence Turns Into Outcry Against Government After Nice Attack

Anger in connection with the Nice attack is a product of accumulated frustration with the French government’s response to terrorism.


Attacker in Nice, France, Looked for Articles on Orlando and Dallas Attacks

France’s top counterterrorism prosecutor provided new details on Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, 31, who killed 84 people at a Bastille Day celebration on Thursday.


Nigeria Finds a National Crisis in Every Direction It Turns

President Muhammadu Buhari promised to stamp out terrorism in the north and to rebuild the economy. But the nation now faces terrorism, separatism and low oil prices.


In the Age of ISIS, Who’s a Terrorist, and Who’s Simply Deranged?

Instances of wanton violence have been swiftly judged to be the work of terrorists, even when there is little evidence of direct ties to terrorist groups.


3 More Reported Held in Bastille Day Truck Attack in Nice

They were the latest of seven people detained after the attack, French news media said, as the 84 deaths were marked on the second of three days of national mourning.


France Agonizes Over Whether Truck Rampage Could Have Been Stopped

Many people in Nice and around the world are asking how a lone driver could so easily flout traffic rules and then race unimpeded through throngs of people.


Terror Through the Eyes of Innocents: The Children in Nice

The attack during the Bastille Day fireworks show, an annual attraction for families, underscored the act’s brutality, with at least 10 children killed and leaving many with memories of trauma.


ISIS Claims Truck Attacker in France Was Its ‘Soldier’

Officials said the attacker, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, may have “radicalized himself very quickly.” Four of his acquaintances have been detained.


France Blames ISIS for Inspiring Terrorist Attack in Nice

Officials said the attacker, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, may have “radicalized himself very quickly.” Four of his acquaintances have been detained.


France Blames ISIS for Terrorist Attack in Nice

Officials said the attacker, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, may have “radicalized himself very quickly.” Four of his acquaintances have been detained.


ISIS Claims Responsibility for Attack in Nice, France

The attack on a seaside promenade killed 84 people and 202 others; four acquaintances of the attacker have been detained.


In Truck Attack in Nice, Mainstay of Commerce Reinvented as Tool of Death

The rampage opened a frightening new landscape of terrorism, using a weapon that is ubiquitous on roads in the United States and was encouraged by Al Qaeda years ago.


France Says Truck Attacker Was Tunisia Native With Record of Petty Crime

The man, 31, had no known links to the militant extremists who have targeted and traumatized France.


A Surly Misfit With No Terror Links Turned a Truck Into a Tank

The suspect in the rampage that killed 84 people in Nice had run-ins with the law but no record of radicalization, and left no declaration of a motive.


In 9/11 Document, View of a Saudi Effort to Thwart U.S. Action on Al Qaeda

The 28 pages were part of the congressional inquiry into the Sept. 11 attacks, but had been kept secret out of concern that they might fray relations with Saudi Arabia.


Terrorist Attack in Nice, France, Leaves 84 Dead and 202 Injured

A truck plowed into a crowd at a Bastille Day fireworks celebration late Thursday. It was France’s third major terrorist attack in 19 months.


What Is a Constant Cycle of Violent News Doing to Us?

Nothing good. Experts suggested limiting your exposure to violent imagery and social media.


The Interpreter: Attack in Nice, France, Represents Terrorism’s New Reality

Populations targeted by terrorists confront a danger that can be managed or policed but perhaps never entirely overcome.


Texas Boy Known as ‘Copeland Crush’ and His Father Are Mourned

Brodie Copeland, 11, a baseball player, and his father, Sean, were identified as American victims of the attack in Nice, France.


Congress Releases Secret 9/11 Document Detailing Possible Saudi Ties to Al Qaeda

The 28 pages were part of the congressional inquiry into the Sept. 11 attacks, but had been kept secret out of concern that they might fray relations with Saudi Arabia.


Death Toll From Terrorist Attack in Nice, France, Rises to 84

Graphic images showed the truck tearing through the crowd. The driver was shot and killed by the police, and France’s president called the assault “a monstrosity.”


Hollande: 'France Is Tearful. It Is Afflicted'

After another devastating attack, François Hollande spoke to the French people.


John Kerry Meets Vladimir Putin to Discuss New Syria Plan

The proposed agreement would create a joint Russia-U.S. command center to share intelligence and targeting information for “integrated operations.”


In Nice, a Vibrant Celebration Gives Way to a Trail of Death

A speeding truck that barreled into a crowd on Bastille Day left a trail of bodies, shock and despair.


Truck Attack in Nice, France: What We Know, and What We Don’t

Before Thursday’s attack, France was already reeling from a string of terrorist assaults that had killed 147 people since the start of last year.


South Africa Charges Twins Over Plot to Attack U.S. Embassy and Join ISIS

The brothers planned to attack the mission in Pretoria, as well as an unidentified “Jewish building” in the country, officials said.


South Africa Charges 4 Suspected of Plotting to Aid ISIS

The four — three men and one woman — included two brothers who tried to fly to Syria over the weekend, the authorities said.


Dozens Killed in Suicide Attack on Shiite Shrine North of Baghdad

Three suicide bombers disguised in military uniforms infiltrated a mausoleum, the Iraqi authorities said, killing at least 36 people and wounding 40.


Dozens of Iraqis Killed in Suicide Attack on Shiite Shrine

Three suicide bombers disguised in military uniforms infiltrated a mausoleum, the Iraqi authorities said, killing at least 36 people and wounding 40.


Saudi Arabia, Blamed for Spawning Jihadists, Is Again Their Target

After clamping down on Al Qaeda, the Saudi kingdom is again facing terrorism at home, including attacks on Monday and two dozen by ISIS in the past two years.


After Attacks on Muslims, Many Ask: Where Is the Outpouring?

In recent days, jihadists have killed more than 300 people in Turkey, Bangladesh, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, and many Westerners have responded with relative indifference.


Muslims Stung by Indifference to Their Losses in Terror Attacks

In recent days, jihadists have killed more than 300 people in Turkey, Bangladesh, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, and many Westerners have responded with relative indifference.


Belgian Court Jails Islamic State Cell Leaders for Foiled Plot

The plot’s chief architect in the thwarted Belgian plot was also the on-the-ground coordinator in the Paris attacks in November.


Suicide Bombings Hit 3 Cities in Saudi Arabia, One Near a Holy Site

The explosions, including near the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina, followed a bloody week of Islamic State attacks in other countries during Ramadan.