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Another Attack Hits London

Another Attack Hits London

All those arrested in connection with last month’s terror attack on Westminster Bridge and the UK Parliament have been released “with no further action,” London’s Metropolitan Police said Saturday. A 30-year-old man previously arrested in Birmingham “on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts” was freed Saturday, the police said in a statement. In addition, 11 […]

Sunni Women Tell of ISIS Detention, Torture

Sunni Women Tell of ISIS Detention, Torture

Fighters from the Islamic State (also known as ISIS) are arbitrarily detaining, ill-treating, torturing, and forcibly marrying Sunni Arab women and girls in areas under their control in Iraq, Human Rights Watch said today. Although accounts of gender-based violence have emerged from areas under ISIS control, these are the first cases against Sunni Arab women […]

Hunt For Attacker After Sole Suspect Released

Hunt For Attacker After Sole Suspect Released

German police are hunting for the perpetrator of the truck attack at a Berlin market which killed 12. Police released the only detained suspect on Tuesday, saying there was no evidence to link him to the attack. They now say more than one suspect may be on the run, possibly armed, and security has been […]

Turkish Wedding Explosion Kills 30

Turkish Wedding Explosion Kills 30

An explosion at a wedding in southeastern Turkey killed 30 people and injured 94 others Saturday night, the state-run news agency Anadolu reported. The blast occurred in the city of Gaziantep, located about 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo. Regional Governor Ali Yerlikaya called the incident a “terror attack” […]

Obama Says Trump’s Policies Would ‘Backfire’ In Fight Against Isis

Obama Says Trump’s Policies Would ‘Backfire’ In Fight Against Isis

Donald Trump would play into the hands of the Islamic State militant group, Barack Obama claimed, in one of his strongest attacks on Donald Trump’s preparedness to be president. Following an hours-long meeting of his National Security Council at the Pentagon on Thursday, the US president said Trump’s broad-brush rhetorical attacks on Muslims worldwide, his […]

American Volunteer Killed Fighting ISIS In Syria

American Volunteer Killed Fighting ISIS In Syria

An American civilian fighting alongside Kurdish troops in Syria has been killed fighting ISIS, according to a statement from the official website of the People’s Protection Units, or YPG. The YPG said Levi Jonathan Shirley, a volunteer also known as Agir Servan, died on July 14 in Manbij, an ISIS-held city in northern Syria. Shirley […]

Nigeria: FG Alerts Nigerians to Extremist ISIS APP Targeting Children

Nigeria: FG Alerts Nigerians to Extremist ISIS APP Targeting Children

Abuja — The federal government yesterday raised the red flag about the existence of a newly-launched mobile application developed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) solely for extremist ideology to gullible children. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said through a statement issued in Abuja about the existence of […]

At Least 30 Killed In Brussels Terror Attacks; ISIS Claims Responsibility

At Least 30 Killed In Brussels Terror Attacks; ISIS Claims Responsibility

Here’s What’s Happening: ISIS has claimed responsibility for terror attacks at two crowded commuter hubs in Belgium on Tuesday. Two bombs were detonated at the Brussels Airport ​in Zaventem around 8 a.m. local time. Prosecutors believe these were the work of suicide bombers. About an hour later there was a blast on a subway car […]