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Terrorism

Iraq Declares ISIS Caliphate ‘Has Fallen,’ Victory in Mosul

29/06/2017

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’

21/06/2017

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

19/06/2017

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

19/06/2017

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

16/06/2017

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

16/06/2017

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’

08/06/2017

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

07/06/2017

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

06/06/2017

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

06/06/2017

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

06/06/2017

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]

05/06/2017

“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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Trump Misrepresents Quote & Attacks London Mayor Khan

05/06/2017

In a pathetic and outrageous move, Trump has attacked London Mayor Sadiq Khan for saying that “There is no reason to be alarmed”. If you listen to what the Mayor was actually saying is that “there is no reason to be alarmed with the increased police presence.” But this has not stopped Trump from...
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Trump: I Am Calling It A ‘TRAVEL BAN!’ [VIDEO]

05/06/2017

When is a travel ban not a travel ban? Trump WH in their own words. pic.twitter.com/xZo6ntGCJI — Morning Joe (@Morning_Joe) June 5, 2017 President Trump on Monday slammed his own administration’s travel ban as “watered down” and “politically correct.” He tweeted, “The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the...
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ISIS Claims Responsibility For London Attack

05/06/2017

The Islamic State is claiming responsibility for the Saturday night attacks in London that left seven people dead and 48 wounded. The official ISIS news agency posted a message Sunday claiming that a “detachment of Islamic State fighters carried out the London attacks yesterday,” the SITE Intelligence Group reports, including running into pedestrians on...
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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, UAE, Yemen Cut Ties With Qatar

05/06/2017

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen are breaking off diplomatic relations and cutting sea, land, and air ties with Qatar, accusing the fellow Sunni Arab state of backing “terrorist groups aiming to destabilize the region,” as well as “Iranian-backed terrorist groups” active in east Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Qatari...
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Terror in London: Multiple Attacks Near London Bridge [LIVE]

03/06/2017

Casualties have been reported after a van mounted the pavement in central London before a stabbing attack nearby. THIS IS A LIVE BREAKING EVENT – CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE London Bridge: Van mows down pedestrians; stabbings at nearby cafe, witnesses say. Just after 10pm police responded to reports of the vehicle colliding with...
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80+ Killed, 350 Injured In Kabul Suicide Bombing Explosion

31/05/2017

As many as 80 people were killed and hundreds more wounded Wednesday when a massive car bomb went off in the diplomatic zone of Kabul during rush hour, shattering windows in houses hundreds of meters away. It was not immediately clear what the target of the suicide car bombing was, but the area is...
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Ice-Cream Shop Bombing Leaves 15 Dead in Baghdad

30/05/2017

Fifteen people were killed and an additional 47 injured early Tuesday after a car bomb detonated outside an ice cream shop in central Baghdad. The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for the attack, which reportedly involved a remotely detonated device inside a car. The attack occurred just after midnight, when many families head...
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Gunmen In Egypt Attack Bus Carrying Coptic Christians, Killing At Least 20

26/05/2017

On Friday, a group of at least eight gunmen dressed in military uniforms attacked a bus and pickup truck carrying Coptic Christians traveling to St. Samuel Monastery in Egypt’s Minya province, about 140 miles south of Cairo. At least 20 people were killed in the attack, including children. No group has yet claimed responsibility,...
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U.K. Cuts Off U.S. From Manchester Attack Intel Over Leaks

25/05/2017

U.K. officials have stopped sharing information related to Monday night’s Manchester bombing with their U.S. counterparts after repeated leaks to the American media, the BBC reports. Crime-scene photos showing blood from the victims of the attack were published in The New York Times, enraging British authorities. The name of the suspected bomber, Salman Abedi,...
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U.K. Raises Threat Level To ‘Critical’ Following Manchester Attack

23/05/2017

The U.K. has increased its terrorist threat level to the highest possible “critical” for the first time in a decade, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tuesday. The designation means a terror attack is considered “imminent” and allows for military personnel to be deployed instead of police officers at public events. The decision comes...
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Report: Israel Was Source Of Secret Trump Intel

16/05/2017

President Trump disclosed classified information provided by Israel during a talk with top Russian officials in the Oval Office, The New York Times reported Monday. As originally reported by the Washington Post, Trump shared the information with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak last week during their visit to the White House....
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Trump Revealed Highly Classified Info to Russian Foreign Minister & Ambassador

15/05/2017

According to the Washington Post Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador when he met with them in the oval office last week, a day after firing FBI Director Comey. President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week,...
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Trump Proposed Sending More Troops To Afghanistan

09/05/2017

Top military and foreign policy advisers to President Trump have proposed sending more troops to Afghanistan and returning the U.S. to a war footing against the Taliban. The U.S. has 8,400 soldiers in the country to aid and train Afghan forces now, and Trump’s advisers are suggesting boosting that by as many as 5,000...
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2 U.S. Special Ops Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

27/04/2017

Two U.S. Special Operations Forces soldiers were killed in a raid targeting ISIS fighters in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Thursday. One service member was reported wounded in the joint U.S.-Afghan operation. The incident occurred near where, earlier this month, the U.S. dropped its most powerful non-nuclear bomb, which ofificials said killed dozens of ISIS...
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Syria: ‘Israeli Strike’ Hits Near Damascus Airport [VIDEO]

27/04/2017

Syrian state media claimed Thursday that an Israeli missile strike caused an explosion and fire at a military site near Damascus’s airport. However, Syrian rebel sources told the BBC that the target was an arms depot controlled by Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement—an ally of the Assad regime that Israel has consistently targeted in its attempt...
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VIDEO Emerges of Afghanistan ‘Mother of All Bombs’ Strike

14/04/2017

The “mother of all bombs” unleashed Thursday in Afghanistan by the U.S. left 36 Islamic State terror group fighters dead but killed no civilians, according to government officials in Afghanistan. The U.S. has been concentrated on fighting the estimated 600 to 800 ISIS forces in Afghanistan while also supporting Afghans in their battle against...
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BREAKING NEWS: US Drops ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ In Afghanistan

13/04/2017

CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE – The U.S. on Thursday dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan on Thursday, CNN reported. The 21,000-pound bomb, dubbed the “mother of all bombs” or MOAB, was dropped in eastern Afghanistan to target ISIS tunnels, according to CNN. The official name of the weapon is the massive ordinance...
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Egypt Palm Sunday Church Blasts Kill at Least 38

09/04/2017

Two blasts targeting Egyptian churches on Palm Sunday killed at least 38 people and wounded more than 100, according to Health Ministry officials. The first attack hit the St. George Church, packed with worshipers in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, north of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 27 people and wounding 78...
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