01 Jan 2016 – World: New Years Day.
01 Jan 2011 – Egypt: Attack on Coptic Church in Alexandria kills 23, injures almost 100; Army of Islam blamed but group denied responsibility.
01 Jan 2008 – Sudan: Attack in Khartoum kills USAID officer John Granville; five Sudanese convicted, sentences later commuted.
02 Jan 2008 – Algeria: Bomb attack on police station in Naciria kills four injures more than 20; al-Qaeda in the Lands of the Maghreb claimed rersponsibility.
05 Jan 2003 – Israel: Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade simultaneous suicide bomber allacks kill 23 persons and injure 107.
06 Jan 1963 – Columbia: national Liberation Army (ELN) founded.
08 Jan 1998 – United States: Ramzi Ahmed Yousef is sentenced to life plus 240 years for World Trade Centre Bombings in 1993.
10 Jan 2013 – Pakistan: Bombing in Quetta and Mingaora kill 115; Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and the United Baluch Army claim responsibility.
12 Jan 2007 – Greece: Rocket-Propelled grenade attack against the US Embassy in Athens, no injuries reported; Revolutionary Struggle claims responsibility.
14 Jan 2004 – Gaza Strip: First female HAMAS suicide bomber kills four, injures 10 at the Erez Crossing.
15 Jan 2002 – West bank: Palestinian militia leader Ra’id al-Karmi is killed by a bomb outside his home; Israel implicated.
Dates are taken from the NCTC terrorist calendar and 361 Security Significant dates.