Future dates and anniversaries can often be used as a reason why terrorist’s carry out attacks. The 361 Terrorist and Security Report are displaying these dates for people’s awareness.
01 Feb 2013 – Turkey: Suicide bomber attacks US embassy in Ankara killing himself and a guard; DHKP/C claims responsibility.
04 Feb 1948 – Sri Lanka: Formerly Known as Ceylon, gains independence from the United Kingdom.
06 Feb 2004 – Russia: Unknown group detonates explosives in Moscow metro killing 40 and injuring 122.
06 Feb 2016 – Europe: Rallies against the Islamization of Europe will take place in 14 Different countries including the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Switzerland by PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the Occident)
09 Feb 2000 – Turkey: PKK announces formal halt to war; adopts new name, Kongra-Gel and re-elects Abdullah Ocalan as leader.
14 Feb 2011 – Bahrain: Political unrest spawns creation of 14 February Youth Coalition later suspected of involvement in firebomb and other attacks against Western interests.
14 Feb 2005 – Lebanon: Former Prime Minister Rafiq al-Hariri is assassinated by car-bomb in Beirut; UN investigation in October finds Syria responsible.
15 Feb 1999 – Turkey: PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan arrested and returned to Turkey; arrest sparks Kurdish protests across Europe.
15 Feb 2011 – Libya: The start of the Libyan civil war.
Dates are taken from the NCTC terrorist calendar and 361 Security Significant dates.