21 Sep 2013 – Kenya: Gunmen kill more than 70 and injure 200 in an attack on Westgate Mall in Nairobi; al-Shabaab claimed responsibility.
22 Sep 2004 – Israel: Female al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade bomber kills two in Jerusalem.
19 Sep 2012 – France: The French satirical magazine ‘Charlie Hebdo’ publishes cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed which infuriates the Muslim world. The French government closed schools and embassies and braced itself for a backlash.
22 Sep 2015 – Islamic: Al-Hajj the Pilgrimage begins.
23 Sep 1932 – Saudi Arabia: The two kingdoms of Hejaz and Nejd were united as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and known as National Day.
25 Sep 2006 – Asia: Death of Omar Farouq al-Qaeda Operations Chief for Southeast Asia.
25 Sep 17 – Kurdistan: Advisory referendum on Kurdish independence voting will take place on in the three provinces that make up the region - Dahuk, Irbil and Sulaimaniya - and "areas of Kurdistan outside the region's administration", including Kirkuk, Makhmour, Khanaqin and Sinjar.
30 Sep 2011 – Yemen: Anwar al-Aulaqi, radical ideologue and attack planner for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed in an explosion near Khashef.
30 Sep 2005 – Denmark: Jyllands Posten (The Jutland Post) a Danish newspaper published and printed controversial cartoons of the Islamic Prophet.
Dates are taken from the NCTC terrorist calendar and 361 Security Significant dates.