Stories tagged: terrorism
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate
Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is …
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
U.K. police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for assistance
British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days.
Sat., May 27, 2017
Harrop: Need a controlled response to terror
There can be limits to letting one’s emotions get played for the benefit of terrorists.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 9:05 p.m.
U.K. Labour leader links terror to wars as campaign resumes
Four days after a suicide bombing plunged Britain into mourning, political campaigning for a general election in two weeks resumed Friday with the main opposition leader linking acts of terrorism …
Fri., May 26, 2017
Amy Goodman: Show compassion for all young victims of war
Start with the premise that killing children is wrong, period. It is as wrong in Manchester as it is in Sanaa, Yemen.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Manchester bomber said to have pleaded ‘Forgive me’ before blast
The suspect in the deadly Manchester concert bombing was driven by what he saw as unjust treatment of Arabs in Britain, a relative said Thursday, confirming he made a final …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
Suspected suicide bomb in Jakarta kills policeman, injures 4
A suspected suicide bombing near a bus terminal in Indonesia’s capital Wednesday night killed a policeman and injured four other officers, police said.
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
Duterte declares martial law in Philippine island of Mindanao
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao on Tuesday night after a city there was rocked by clashes between government forces and Islamist militants.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
NYC tightens security after concert blast in England
New York City police say they have tightened security at high-profile locations “out of an abundance of caution” following the deadly explosion in Manchester, England.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:17 a.m.
Somali suicide bomber kills 4 at Puntland checkpoint
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a military checkpoint in northern Somalia’s semiautonomous state of Puntland, killing at least four people, a Somali police officer said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Manchester police hunt for accomplices after concert blast
MANCHESTER, England – As investigators hunted for possible accomplices of a suicide bomber, thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a vigil Tuesday for victims of a …
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
At least 22 dead following ‘terrorist incident’ at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester
An explosion described by police as a likely terrorist attack ripped through a crowd of teenagers and other concertgoers late Monday after a performance in the English city of Manchester, …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 8:22 p.m.
Amid Raqqa, Mosul fights, U.S. prepares for IS endgame effort
The United States is looking ahead toward a decisive battleground in its bid to destroy the Islamic State group, even as U.S.-backed local forces must still finish the fight for …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Trump to Muslims on first foreign trip: Drive out terrorists
President Donald Trump’s maiden international trip, a five-stop marathon across the Middle East and Europe, has long loomed as a crucial first test abroad for the chaos-courting president.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Official says Berlin attacker could have been arrested
An official document has surfaced that suggests the man who drove a truck into a Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12 people, could have been arrested before the attack, the …
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
Talks on airplane laptop ban end with no ban, more talks
Talks on a proposed U.S. ban on laptops and tablets in flights from Europe ended Wednesday with no ban – and a promise of more talks and better intelligence sharing.
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Saudis paid for U.S. veteran trips to help fight 9/11 lawsuit law
After Congress passed a new law allowing Sept. 11 victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts, opponents mounted an expensive political campaign, including paying American military veterans to …
Mon., May 8, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
Pepe cartoonist kills off character that became hate symbol
The cartoonist who created Pepe the Frog has killed off the character in a rebuke to far-right extremists who transformed a benevolent internet meme into a racist, anti-Semitic symbol.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 1:21 p.m.
North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism
After arresting two American university instructors and laying out what it says was an elaborate, CIA-backed plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un, North Korea is claiming to be the victim …
Fri., May 5, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Islamic State magazine steers jihadists to U.S. gun shows for ‘easy’ access to weapons
In the most recent issue of Rumiyah, its glossy multilingual propaganda magazine, the Islamic State encouraged recruits in the United States to take advantage of laws that allow people to …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Site of Pulse nightclub massacre to become memorial, museum
The Florida gay nightclub that was the site of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history will become a memorial and museum to comfort the bereaved now and educate …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
Pakistan, Iran agree to boost border security after incident
Pakistan and Iran reached an agreement Wednesday to strengthen security along their shared border after last week’s incident when gunmen killed 10 Iranian border guards, officials said.
Tue., May 2, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
ISIS attack on displaced in northeast Syria kills nearly 40
Islamic State militants staged a surprise attack early Tuesday at a crossing frequently used by Iraqi and Syrian civilians seeking safety in northeastern Syria, killing at least 37 people, mostly …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Gunmen kill 3 police in Egypt’s capital
Gunmen attacked a police patrol in Cairo, killing three policemen and wounding five before fleeing the scene, Egypt’s Interior Ministry said Tuesday.
Fri., April 28, 2017, 3:18 p.m.
IS claims responsibility for Baghdad bomb that kills 4
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bombing that targeted a police station in Baghdad’s center Friday night, and Iraqi officials said the blast killed four people and wounded …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 7:38 a.m.
UK police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counterterror raids
British police said Friday they had disrupted an active terror plot with raids in London and southeastern England. One woman was shot and seriously wounded as heavily armed counterterrorism officers …
Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
British teen admits planning London bomb attack
A British teenager accused of planning a bombing in London pleaded guilty Thursday to preparing terrorist acts.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 9 p.m.
UK police arrest man with knives on suspicion of terrorism
Armed police carrying out a counterterrorism operation Thursday swooped in on a man they said was carrying knives in a bag near Britain’s Parliament and arrested him on suspicion of …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
France: 2 men charged in thwarted pre-election attack
French authorities have filed preliminary charges against two people of plotting an attack days before a tense presidential election.
UPDATED: Sun., April 23, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Pentagon chief visits African nation home to key U.S. base
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday visited Djibouti to bolster ties with the tiny and impoverished African country that is home to an important base for U.S. counterterrorism forces, …