Georgia charges one person with terrorism for posting threat on Facebook

By | July 6th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–One person has been charged with terrorism in Georgia for allegedly using social media to advocate the hostage taking of the Armenian ambassador. […]

One policeman, three suspects killed in Tbilisi anti-terror operation

By | November 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

(1tv.ge) TBILISI, DFWatch–Three suspects and one police officer have been killed in a massive anti-terror operation in a Tbilisi suburb against suspected Chechens. Four police were also wounded in the standoff, which lasted over 20 hours, a spokesperson for the State Security Service of Georgia (SUS) said at a briefing Wednesday evening. […]

Georgian leaders condemn assassination of Russian ambassador to Turkey

By | December 21st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s prime minister made a made a quick visit to Istanbul on Tuesday a day after Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was shot and killed by a Turkish off duty police officer. PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili called the assassination ‘unprecedented […]

Umar Shishani confirmed dead by Islamic State

By | July 14th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

TBILISI, Dfwatch–The Islamic State military commander Tarkhan Batirashvili, a native of the village Birkiani in Georgia’s Pankisi valley, widely known under his nom de guerre Umar Shishani, was confirmed dead by Amaq Agency, which is affiliated with the Islamic State. […]

Georgians mentioned in leaked Islamic State documents

By | April 21st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

A sample of leaked IS registration documents (Picture: Zaman al-Wasl) Experts point out inconclusiveness of the analysis of a sample of leaked documents, which mention five Georgian fighters registered with the Islamic State. […]

Georgia detains two suspected terrorists

By | June 13th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Police searched the place the two were living and found a large amount of explosives, detonators, firearms, ammunition and fake identity papers. (Police.ge.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Police in Georgia have detained two foreign citizens, Mikail Kadiev and Rizvan Omarov, suspected of preparing to carry out an act of terrorism. The two were detained in Tbilisi as part of an investigation by the Interior Ministry’s antiterrorism […]

Support for killed U.S. diplomats

By | September 14th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – NGOs gathered at the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi to show their sympathy with the victims of the attack on American diplomats in Libya. Members of Union of Human Rights Defenders brought flowers to the Embassy of USA and drew a U.S. flag by placing […]

Georgia simplifies the definition of terrorism

By | March 2nd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The former Soviet republic of Georgia has simplified the definition of what an act of terrorism is. Previously, an act of terrorism was defined in the Criminal Code as causing explosion, fire, or use of weapon, in a way that is a danger to human life, […]