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Terrorism

Three Injured In Maryland Shooting At High School

March 20th 2018

Three people were critically injured in a shooting at Great Mills High School in Maryland on Tuesday morning. A student reportedly “pulled a gun out and shot” a female student and a male student, according to NBC4. St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron also said the shooter exchanged gunfire with the school resource officer....
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Austin-Bound Package Blows Up At FedEx Facility Outside San Antonio

March 20th 2018

A female FedEx employee was injured early Tuesday when a package at the FedEx facility in Schertz, Texas, exploded. The San Antonio Fire Department says the package was destined for Austin, and the FBI tells CBS News that it is “more than possible” that the explosion is linked to the four explosions in Austin...
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Tillerson: U.S. Will Have An Open-Ended Military Presence In Syria

January 18th 2018

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that 2,000 U.S. troops will remain in Syria, as there are “strategic threats” to the United States beyond the Islamic State. “Iran has dramatically strengthened its presence in Syria through its position in Syria, Iran is in a stronger position to extend its track record of...
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235 Killed In Bombing, Ambush Attack At Mosque In Egypt

November 24th 2017

At least 235 people were killed and more than 100 others were injured on Friday in a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Egypt. The attack reportedly occurred as prayers were ongoing at a mosque in Al Rawdah in Egypt’s North Sinai province. The Associated Press reports that gunmen, in off-road vehicles,...
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Trump Tweets: New York City Attacker ‘Should Get Death Penalty!’

November 2nd 2017

President Trump on Thursday morning said Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in Tuesday’s New York truck attack, won’t be sent to the military prison at Guantanamo Bay but should get the death penalty. “Would love to send the NYC terrorist to Guantanamo but statistically that process takes much longer than going through the Federal system....
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Trump Blames Chuck Schumer For NYC Terror Attack

November 1st 2017

President Trump on Wednesday blamed Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for suspected NYC terrorist Sayfullo Saipov’s entry into the United States. “The terrorist came into our country through what is called the ‘Diversity Visa Lottery Program,’ a Chuck Schumer beauty. I want merit based,” the president wrote on Twitter. Saipov is an Uzbekistan national...
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New York Attacker Reportedly Bragged About Deadly Rampage In Hospital

November 1st 2017

The perpetrator of Tuesday’s deadly truck attack in New York City was inspired by Islamic State propaganda, law enforcement officials said. Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, 29, is accused of driving a rental truck into pedestrians on a bike path in lower Manhattan, and a senior official briefed on the investigation said he left an Arabic-language...
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Police Identify Vegas Shooting Suspect As Stephen C. Paddock

October 2nd 2017

The man suspected of shooting and killing at least 50 people Sunday evening at a concert in Las Vegas has been identified as Stephen C. Paddock, a 64-year-old Nevada resident. According to reports, Paddock lived in a retirement community in Mesquite, about 80 miles northeast of the Strip. In a 5:45 a.m. PT press...
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At Least 50 Killed & Over 400 Injured In Las Vegas Mass Shooting

October 2nd 2017

A gunman opened fire on people at an outdoor concert near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas late Sunday, killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 400 in one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. The shooting happened as country singer Jason Aldean was performing at the...
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22 Hurt In Bucket Bomb Terror Attack On London Tube

September 15th 2017

Police in London are conducting a major manhunt for a suspect who planted a bucket bomb on the packed District Line Tube during rush-hour Friday morning. No arrests have been made. At least 22 people were taken to local hospitals with wounds. Mayor Sadiq Khan, again summoned to address terror in his city, condemned...
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Thousands Gather For Anniversary Of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

September 11th 2017

Monday is the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, with commemoration ceremonies scheduled at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan, the Pentagon, and in the field outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where a fourth hijacked airliner crashed into a field. Vice President Mike Pence is heading to Shanksville, Defense Secretary James...
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Trump: New Afghanistan Strategy Is ‘Killing Terrorists,’ Not ‘Nation-Building’

August 22nd 2017

President Donald Trump on Monday said the United States’ new approach to the war in Afghanistan does not amount to “nation-building,” but rather “killing terrorists.” He said U.S. support for Afghanistan is “not a blank check,” and acknowledged his recent skepticism of increased involvement in the Middle Eastern nation. “My original instinct was to...
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Barcelona: Man Shot Dead Wearing Bomb Belt In Search For Key Suspect

August 21st 2017

A man who appeared to be wearing an explosive belt was shot and killed by police in Subirats, an area west of Barcelona, on Monday, BBC News reported. The police confirmed earlier that they have been searching for Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, who is suspected of driving a van into a crowd in Barcelona last...
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Tuku Attack: Mass Stabbing Attack Strikes Finland

August 18th 2017

Several people were stabbed in an apparent attack Friday morning in Finland, police say. The suspect was shot and arrested. The attack occurred in Turku, 85 miles west of Helsinki. Several people have been stabbed in Turku, Finland, according to police. Public is urged to avoid city center. https://t.co/MB4GIUUcYG pic.twitter.com/tOfhjApOfP — CNN Breaking News...
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Van Hits Crowd In Barcelona At Least 13 Dead And 50 Hurt

August 17th 2017

A white van reportedly plowed through a crowd Thursday in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas tourist area. According to Spanish police, several people are injured and local newspaper El Pais reported that the driver fled on foot after the incident. The BBC reported that “Spanish police say several people have been injured in a ‘massive crash,’...
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Nazi Protesters Disagree with Trump. They Were There for Violence [VIDEO]

August 15th 2017

On Saturday hundreds of white nationalists, alt-righters, and neo-Nazis traveled to Charlottesville, Virginia to participate in the “Unite the Right” rally. By Saturday evening three people were dead – one protester, and two police officers – and many more injured. As you will here in the video, the nazi protesters disagree with Trump. They...
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Police Drag Venezuela Opposition Leaders From Their Homes

August 1st 2017

State security agents reportedly took two of Venezuela’s opposition leaders from their homes in the middle of the night Tuesday, in the aftermath of a widely condemned vote granting President Nicolàs Maduro nearly unlimited powers. A video appeared to show opposition leader and former Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma being taken from his home while...
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Security Heightened In Australia After Airplane Bomb Plot Foiled

July 31st 2017

Airports in Australia are taking extra precaution checking baggage, following law enforcement’s discovery of a terrorist plot to bring down an airplane. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Sunday said the plan had been disrupted, but would not comment on newspaper reports that Islamic extremists had been wanting to make a homemade bomb disguised as...
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Iraq Declares ISIS Caliphate ‘Has Fallen,’ Victory in Mosul

June 29th 2017

The Iraqi government has declared the end of ISIS’s rule in Mosul after recapturing the remains of the historic Grand al-Nuri Mosque in the terror group’s de facto capital in the country. “Their fictitious state has fallen,” said Iraqi military spokesman Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool. The victory marks the end of more than eight...
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FLINT: Man Stabs Cop In The Neck While Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’

June 21st 2017

A police officer was stabbed in the neck at Bishop Airport in Flint, Michigan earlier today. The incident is now being viewed as an act of terrorism by the FBI due to the suspect yelling the words “Allahu Akbar” while attacking the officer. The suspect is in custody and being questioned, while the officer...
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Car Rams Police Van On Champs-Elysees, Armed Suspect May Be Dead

June 19th 2017

Paris Police took down an armed man after a car intentionally rammed into a police van Monday on the iconic Champs-Elysees in central Paris, authorities said. The small white car caught on fire after the collision and the driver may be dead, France’s interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told reporters Monday afternoon. The Paris...
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1 Dead, 10 Injured Muslims After Van Rams Into Crowd Near London Mosque

June 19th 2017

A vehicle hit several people in north London’s Finsbury Park area early Monday, killing one and sending at least 10 to the hospital, Metropolitan Police said. The incident took place shortly after midnight near the Finsbury Park Mosque, where several worshippers were in the street after late prayers during the holy month of Ramadan....
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U.S. To Send 4,000 More Troops To Afghanistan

June 16th 2017

The U.S. is planning to send almost 4,000 additional troops to Afghanistan, according to a Trump administration official. Defense Secretary James Mattis could announce the deployment—the largest so far under President Donald Trump—as early as next week. The military’s top commander in Afghanistan has said he needs more forces to fight a reinvigorated Taliban...
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Russia Claims It Killed ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Outside Raqqa

June 16th 2017

The Russian Defense Ministry said Friday that Russian airstrikes outside the Islamic State’s de facto capital Raqqa, Syria, on May 28 are believed to have killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, along with dozens of other high-ranking and midlevel ISIS commanders. “According to information that is being checked through various channels, Islamic State leader...
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Iran Foreign Minister: Trump’s Condolences Are ‘Repugnant’

June 8th 2017

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday rejected President Trump’s condolences for the deadly terror attacks in Tehran, calling his words “repugnant.” Trump on Wednesday said he was praying for the victims of the attacks on Iran’s parliament and the Ayatollah Khomeini’s mausoleum, but then added that “states that sponsor terrorism risk falling...
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ISIS Claims Attack on Khomeini’s Tomb, Iran’s Parliament In Tehran

June 7th 2017

The Islamic State claimed responsibility Wednesday for simultaneous attacks at Iran’s parliament building and the tomb of the Islamic republic’s revolutionary founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The deadly assaults marked what appeared to be ISIS’ first attacks inside Iran. State TV reported that four assailants stormed into the parliament building, and one blew himself up...
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Notre Dame Assailant Shouted ‘This Is for Syria’ While Rushing Officer

June 6th 2017

French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said the man who attacked an officer with a hammer outside the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Tuesday shouted “this is for Syria” during the episode. Police shot the man in the chest while the attacked officer sustained minor injuries, officials have said. The situation has since been contained...
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British Police Name Third London Attacker: Youssef Zaghba

June 6th 2017

British police have identified the third London Bridge attacker—a 22-year-old named Youssef Zaghba, who was not known to authorities. Zaghba, one of three men killed by police following the attack, was Italian and of Moroccan descent. He lived in East London. Officials say Zaghba, Khuram Shazad Butt, and Rachid Redouane killed seven people and...
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Syrian Kurdish-Led Forces Begin Offensive To Take Raqqa From ISIS

June 6th 2017

On Tuesday, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance of Kurds and Arabs announced the start of an offensive to capture Raqqa from the Islamic State, which considers the Syrian city the capital of its “caliphate.” Talal Sillo, spokesman for the Kurdish-led forces, told reporters that the SDF is working in coordination with U.S. air...
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London Attack: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver [VIDEO]

June 5th 2017

“Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver paid tribute to the victims on Sunday night, but took exception to U.S. news outlets’ choice of the word “reeling” to describe Britain’s emotions after the attack and calling the U.K. a country “under siege.” “In no way is Britain under siege,” Oliver said. “Is it upset? Yes....
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