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.
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.