16 Aug 2002 – Abu Nidal mastermind of 1985 attacks on Vienna and Rome airports dies under mysterious circumstances in Baghdad, Iraq.
17 Aug 1995 – Bomb explodes near Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
18 Aug 2010 – Pakistan, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) announces death of leader Tahir Yuldashev reportedly killed on the 27 Aug 2009.
20 Aug 1998 – Afghanistan, Sudan, United States cruise missiles strike against terrorist locations in retaliation for African embassy bombings.
21 Aug 1999 – Pakistan, two suicide bombers attack country’s main arms factory in town of Wah.
22 Aug 2011 – Pakistan, Atiyah Abd al-Raham, al-Qaeda second-in-command killed in an explosion in North Waziristan.
23 Aug 1996 – Osama bin Laden issues first declaration of war against the US and the west, calling for the death of Americans wherever they are found.
26 Aug 2011 – Nigeria, Vehicle bombing of UN headquarters in Abuja, Boko Harem claims responsibility.
29 Aug 2003 – Shia Muslim Cleric Ayatollah al-Hakim assassinated in Basra
31 Aug 2006 – Thailand, One person killed as more than twenty bombs almost simultaneously inside banks in the south of the country.
Dates are taken from the NCTC terrorist calendar and 361 Security Significant dates.