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Posts Tagged ‘ Terrorist attacks ’

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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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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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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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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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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Terror in London: Multiple Attacks Near London Bridge [LIVE]

June 3rd 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

May 31st 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

May 30th 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

May 26th 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

May 25th 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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Truck Driven Into a Crowd in Stockholm, Injuring Several

April 7th 2017

Authorities in Sweden’s capital say a beer truck was driven into a crowd of people on a pedestrian street and into a department store in the center part of the city on Friday. At least two people have been killed and many more have been injured, according to local reports. Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet quoted...
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10+ Dead In Explosion On St. Petersburg Subway

April 3rd 2017

At least 10 people are dead after an explosion rocked at least one underground subway station in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Monday, multiple outlets reported. Reuters reports the blast occurred on two train cars that were moving between the Sennaya Ploshchad and the Tekhnologicheskiy Institut stations, citing government sources. All outlets are reporting that...
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ISIS Claims London Terror Attack

March 23rd 2017

The media agency linked to the Islamic State terror group issued a release Thursday claiming that the attacker who killed three people including a British police officer in Westminster was affiliated with ISIS. The group frequently claims global terror attacks even if there is no evidence of its involvement. Amaq quoted an ISIS source...
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Eight Arrested After London Attack in Armed Police Raids

March 23rd 2017

Eight people were reportedly arrested across the U.K. overnight in the aftermath of the attack near Britain’s Parliament on Wednesday that left three people dead and at least 29 still hospitalized. Detectives carried out armed police raids at six addresses, in London, Birmingham, and elsewhere throughout the night, said Acting Deputy Commissioner and Head...
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Suicide Bomber Kills 30 In Damascus At Courthouse [VIDEO]

March 15th 2017

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives’ vest inside the main judicial building in the Syrian capital on Wednesday, killing at least 30 people and wounding many others, state media said. The official news agency, SANA, said another suicide explosion struck a restaurant in Rabweh district of Damascus, leading to an unknown number of casualties....
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ISIS Gunmen Dressed as Doctors Attack Kabul Military Hospital

March 8th 2017

The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for a Wednesday attack that has so far killed 30 people and injured at least 50 more at a Kabul military hospital in the Afghan capital’s heavily guarded diplomatic zone. Gunmen reportedly disguised as doctors in white lab coats took positions throughout the facility before launching...
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French Cop Kills Machete-Wielding Attacker At The Louvre [VIDEO]

February 3rd 2017

A machete-wielding man and carrying two bags tried to enter the gift shop under the Paris Louvre museum, attacked one of the soldiers who told him he couldn’t enter, and yelled “Allahu Akbar” (God is great) before a soldier opened fire and shot him five times, including once in the abdomen Friday morning. “It...
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6 Killed In Shooting At Quebec City Mosque [VIDEO]

January 30th 2017

Gunmen killed six people and wounded eight others at a Quebec City mosque in what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “terrorist attack on Muslims” and the religious tolerance “that we, as Canadians, hold dear.” One suspect was arrested at the mosque, the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec. Another suspect was arrested nearby...
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Turkey Nightclub Attack Suspect Confesses [VIDEO]

January 17th 2017

The suspected shooter in the New Year’s Eve attack on an upscale nightclub in Istanbul was captured late Monday night and then reportedly confessed to his actions. Abdulkadir Masharipov, reported to be from Uzbekistan, appears in photos posted by Turkish state media with a heavily bruised face. Masharipov, who was detained in the Esenyurt...
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ISIS Claims Deadly Istanbul Nightclub Attack [VIDEO]

January 2nd 2017

ISIS claimed responsibility Monday morning for a deadly New Year’s Eve gun attack on Istanbul’s popular Reina nightclub, seeming to confirm the assessment of Turkish and U.S. intelligence officials. Turkish police have reportedly detained eight people in connection with the attack, although the gunman — who killed 39 people including 25 foreigners — is...
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At Least 39 Killed In Istanbul Nightclub Attack [VIDEO]

January 1st 2017

Police in Turkey announced that 16 foreign nationals were among the 39 people killed in a New Year’s Eve attack on a popular Istanbul nightclub early Sunday. The attack took place shortly after 1 a.m., when an attacker stormed in and began firing at partygoers with what Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin described as some...
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Italian Police Kill Berlin Market Attack Suspect Anis Amri In Milan

December 23rd 2016

Police in Milan have shot and killed Anis Amri, the Tunisian man believed to have carried out the deadly truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday, Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti said Friday morning. “The person who was killed, there is no doubt that he is Anis Amri,” Minniti said, confirming...
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Berlin’s Most Wanted: Germany Search For Tunisian Suspect

December 21st 2016

German investigators are searching for a Tunisian man whose identity document was found in the cab of the 18-wheeler that crashed into a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday, German media reported Wednesday. According to Der Spiegel, the temporary residency permit points to a man in his early 20s who goes by the name...
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Truck Slams into Berlin Market Killing at least 9 People Possible Terror Attack

December 19th 2016

A truck slammed into a Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday night, killing at least nine people and injuring many others in what police said was a deliberate attack. The incident took place at an outdoor market near Berlin’s Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, German media reported. A suspect was arrested at the scene,...
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