16 Jul 2000 – Japan: Two Aum Shinirkyo members sentenced to death for sarin gas attack in 1995.
17 Jul 2009 – Indonesia: Near-simultaneous bombings of JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton hotels in Jakarta kill nine and injure more than 50; Noordin Mat Top and Jemaah Islamiya strongly suspected.
17 Jul 2002 – Greece: Police arrest Alexandros Giotopoulos leader and founder of the terrorist group 17 November. (361 COMMENT: In light of the current bailout plan recently signed by Greece and the civil unrest it is possible that this could be seen as a platform to restart the group although in the past it had nothing to do with the politics that the current government is undergoing. COMMENT ENDS)
18 Jul 2012 – Bulgaria: Suicide bomber attacks bus in Burgas, killing six Israelis, one Bulgarian, the bomber and injuring 30 others; no claim of responsibility but Israeli Prime Minister blames Iran and Hezbollah for the attack.
21 Jul 2005 – United Kingdom: No injuries reported as another four bombs explode in London transport system two weeks after similar attacks.
22 Jul 2011 – Norway: Anders Behring Breivik in Oslo, Norway, killed 77 people in bombing and shooting attacks during two separate attacks. He described himself as (commander) of a single organisation of the reformed Knights Templar.
28 Jul 2008 – Iraq: Female suicide bombers attack Shia pilgrims in Baghdad and Kurdish demonstrators in Kirkuk; more than fifty killed in bombings and clashes prompted by the attacks.
31 Jul 1959 – Spain: Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (Basque Homeland and Freedom (ETA)) was formed.