Wednesday, November 18, 2015

List of Islamist terrorist Attacks on America and World Wide

This list might be incomplete and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.
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Terror attacks by Islamist extremists to further a perceived Islamic religious or political cause have occurred globally. The attackers have used such tactics as arson, vehicle rampage attacks, bomb threatssuicide attacks, bombings, spree shooting, stabbings, hijackings, kidnappings and beheadings. The following is a list of Islamist terrorist attacks that have received significant press coverage since 1980.
Excerpted from Wikipedia Islamic Attacks on America
April 18, 1983 – The April 1983 U.S. Embassy bombing, in BeirutLebanon by the Islamic Jihad Organization. 63 dead, 120 injured.[1]
October 23, 1983 – The 1983 Beirut barracks bombing by the Islamic Jihad Organization. 307 dead 75 injured.
September 20, 1984 – The 1984 United States embassy annex bombing in BeirutLebanon. 24 dead.
The 1998 United States embassy bombing in Nairobi where 214 people were killed including 12 Americans, 4000 others were wounded.
January 25, 1993 - 1993 shootings at CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia. 2 killed, 3 injured.
February 26, 1993 – World Trade Center bombing, in New York City. 6 killed, 1,042 injured [5]
June 25, 1996 – Khobar Towers bombing, 20 killed, 372 wounded.[11]
August 7, 1998 – 1998 United States embassy bombings in Tanzania and Kenya. 224 dead, 4000+ injured.[13] The north face of Two World Trade Center (south tower) immediately after being struck by United Airlines Flight 175
April 23, 2000 – September 19, 2000 – 2000 Sipadan kidnappings by 6 Islamist militants. Several injured.
October 12, 2000 – Attack on USS Cole in the Yemeni port of Aden. 17 American sailors were killed, 39 injured.
September 11, 2001 – 4 planes hijacked by 19 al-Qaeda members: two planes crashed into the World Trade Center in New York CityNew York; one into The Pentagonin Arlington CountyVirginia; and one into a field near ShanksvillePennsylvania. 2,977 victims killed.[15]
April 15, 2013 – Boston Marathon bombings. Two brothers, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnev,    planted two bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The blast killed 3 and injured 183 others.[56]
September 13, 2013 – 2013 attack on U.S. consulate in Herat. 2 dead 20 injured.
October 23, 2014 – Zale H. Thomson, also known as Zaim Farouq Abdul-Malik, attacked four New York policemen in the subway with a hatchet, severely injuring one in the back of the head and injuring another policeman in the arm before being shot to death by the remaining officers, who also shot a civilian.[69]

May 3, 2015 – Two gunmen attacked the Curtis Culwell Center during a 'Draw Muhammad' cartoon art exhibit in Garland, Texas . 2 dead (perpetrators) 1 injured.[107][108][109][110][111]

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