Tag: Terrorism

Manchester Arena Suicide Bombing: 22 Die at Ariana Grande Concert

Children were among 22 people killed in a suicide attack after an Ariana Grande concert at Britain’s Manchester Arena, police said early Tuesday. The bomber also died when he detonated an improvised explosive device near one of the venue’s exits at 10:33 p.m. local time (5:33 p.m. ET) on Monday, according to authorities. Officials said […]

Potential terrorists in UK swells to 3,500

The around 3,000 potential terrorists monitored since 2015 has grown after the return of UK-born people who left to fight with ISIS. Around 400 ISIS-trained fighters are believed to have returned from war zones in Syria and Iraq. Despite being on red alert for more attacks on home soil like today’s carnage in Westminster, new […]

Ariana Grande concert Manchester Arena bombing suspect identified as Salman Abedi as ISIS claims responsibility

CBS News confirmed Tuesday that the man who blew himself up the previous night at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, was 23-year-old Salman Abedi, who was known to British authorities prior to the attack. In a generic statement posted online, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for Abedi’s suicide […]

At Least 20 Killed After Possible Explosions at Manchester Arena

At least 20 people were killed and possibly “hundreds” of others were injures after one or more loud bangs were heard Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in England, multiple law enforcement told NBC News.   Law enforcement sources in both Britain and the United States told NBC News there were […]

Donald Trump Plans ‘Direct’ Speech to Muslims About Radical Islamic Terror

President Donald Trump will visit Saudi Arabia during his first multi-national trip overseas, meeting with the leaders of more than 50 Muslim countries.Trump will deliver “an inspiring, yet direct speech on the need to confront radical ideology,” according to National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, who briefed reporters on the president’s trip. He added that Trump […]

Archbishop of Canterbury Urges Seat for Hamas Terrorists at Peace Talks

In order for Israeli-Palestinian peace talks to succeed, a seat at the negotiating table may be needed for the Hamas terrorist group, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has warned. Welby, on a 10-day tour of the Holy Land, spoke to the Guardian newspaper after visiting Hamas strongholds in the Gaza Strip. The terrorist group has long […]

DC officials conduct terror drill amid North Korea standoff

According to a statement issued by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, law enforcement officials, first responders, and city officials will participate in a “full-scale exercise” on April 26th designed to prepare for a complex coordinated terror attack on the capital. The statement explains that the exercise was planned by emergency mangers at the  Metropolitan […]

Netanyahu: Palestinians need to stop paying terrorists

In an interview with Fox News, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed peace prospects with the Palestinians, saying, “I think the first test of peace is to say to them, Hey, you want peace? Prove it. Confront terrorism, stop rewarding terrorism, stop paying terrorists.” Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter  The interview with Netanyahu was conducted by […]

Egypt’s Coptic Christians Celebrate Easter in the Shadow of ISIS

As Christians around the world celebrate Easter Sunday, eight million of them will be praying alongside security checkpoints, police guards and the threat of religious violence. This is the fate of the Coptic Christians of Egypt — an ancient religious minority whose persecution today is “the worst it has ever been,” according to analysts. Bombers […]

Analysis: Palm Sunday church bombing in Egypt shows security is failing

Fashil — “failed” — thats how many Egyptians, particularly Coptic Christians, are describing their governments handling of security in Egypt in the aftermath of the Palm Sunday bombings in Alexandria and Tanta.The bombings, claimed by ISIS, left at least 43 dead and almost 120 wounded.Video posted on Facebook shows an angry crowd surrounding, then beating, […]