Burqa-clad suicide bombers storm student dorm in Pakistan; 9 killed

The attack occurred on Eid Miladun Nabi, a major Muslim holiday celebrating the birth of the Prophet Muhammad.

Source: Burqa-clad suicide bombers storm student dorm in Pakistan; 9 killed

Potsdam police find explosives near Christmas market – BBC News

A controlled explosion is carried out on a device sent to a pharmacy near Potsdam Christmas market.

Source: Potsdam police find explosives near Christmas market – BBC News

Nearly 200 reportedly killed in Egypt mosque attack

Militants bomb mosque and fire on worshippers in the volatile Sinai Peninsula, officials say

Source: Nearly 200 reportedly killed in Egypt mosque attack

BREAKING: Bomb blast kills worshippers in Adamawa mosque – Daily Post Nigeria

More than a dozen people are feared dead following an explosion in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State, North-east Nigeria. The blast occurred in the early hou

Source: BREAKING: Bomb blast kills worshippers in Adamawa mosque – Daily Post Nigeria

ISIS-pledging terrorist kills 8 in lower Manhattan truck attack – NY Daily News

Eyewitnesses told police the driver yelled “Allahu Akbar!” — Arabic for “God is great!” — after running down helpless riders from behind.

Source: ISIS-pledging terrorist kills 8 in lower Manhattan truck attack – NY Daily News

A pair of car bombs detonated near Somalia’s presidential palace – CNN

At least 10 people were killed Saturday when a car bomb was set off outside a hotel near Somalia’s presidential palace Saturday — two weeks after the deadliest car bombings in the nation’s modern history.

Source: A pair of car bombs detonated near Somalia’s presidential palace – CNN

Afghan suicide mosque attacks kill scores of worshippers – BBC News

Some 60 people are killed as worshippers are targeted in two separate attacks on mosques.

Source: Afghan suicide mosque attacks kill scores of worshippers – BBC News

Trump links UK crime rise to ‘spread of Islamic terror’

In latest Twitter outburst US president makes terrorism link even though annual figures cover all police-recorded offences

Source: Trump links UK crime rise to ‘spread of Islamic terror’

MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of ‘intense’ terror threat – BBC News

Andrew Parker says there is “more terrorist activity coming at us” and it can be “harder to detect”.

Source: MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of ‘intense’ terror threat – BBC News

Death toll from blast in Somalia’s capital rises to 189 – NY Daily News

Doctors struggled to assist horrifically wounded victims, many burnt beyond recognition.

Source: Death toll from blast in Somalia’s capital rises to 189 – NY Daily News

ISIS-inspired plot targeted Times Square, NYC subway, feds say | Fox News

Three men, including an American and a Canadian, plotted ISIS-inspired terror attacks against New York City landmarks, concert venues and the city’s subway system last summer, according to federal prosecutors.

Source: ISIS-inspired plot targeted Times Square, NYC subway, feds say | Fox News

US soldiers killed in ambush in Niger – BBC News

The attack near the Mali border comes as US forces help the Niger army fight Islamist militants.

Source: US soldiers killed in ambush in Niger – BBC News

Man shouting “Allahu Akbar” kills two at French train station before being shot dead

MARSEILLE, France/PARIS- Two women were stabbed to death and their assailant shot dead by soldiers in the southern French port city of Marseille on Sunday in what police sources described as a “likely terrorist act.”

Three police sources said the suspect had shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest) as he carried out his attack at Marseille’s main railway station.

Source: Man shouting “Allahu Akbar” kills two at French train station before being shot dead

Edmonton: Five injured in Canada ‘terror’ incidents – BBC News

An IS flag is found at the scene where a police officer was stabbed and run over before man escaped.

Source: Edmonton: Five injured in Canada ‘terror’ incidents – BBC News

British police arrest 18-year-old man in connection with London subway attack

The man was arrested in the coastal town of Dover in southeastern England and is being held for questioning under the Terrorism Act. He has not been charged.

Source: British police arrest 18-year-old man in connection with London subway attack

Parsons Green: Underground blast a terror incident, say police – BBC News

Twenty-two people are injured after an “improvised explosive device” was detonated on a District Line train in south-west London.

Source: Parsons Green: Underground blast a terror incident, say police – BBC News

Tourists locked inside Eiffel Tower during Paris terror alert – NZ Herald

Tourists were locked inside the Eiffel Tower and the Eurostar evacuated.

Source: Tourists locked inside Eiffel Tower during Paris terror alert – NZ Herald

Car bomb kills eight at Baghdad market: medics

The car detonated in the eastern district of Jamila, police said, as Iraqi government forces were preparing to declare victory over the Sunni Muslim militants of Islamic State more than 400 km (250 miles) further north in the city of Tal Afar.

Medics reported that at least 8 are dead and approximately 25 were wounded in the explosion.

Source: Car bomb kills eight at Baghdad market: medics

Police arrest 2nd man in Buckingham Palace terror incident | WPXI

LONDON (AP) – London police arrested a second man Sunday in connection with a suspect who drove up to a police van not far from Buckingham Palace then reached for a 4-foot (1.2-meter) sword, an incident detectives called a terrorism attempt.

Source: Police arrest 2nd man in Buckingham Palace terror incident | WPXI

Barcelona attack prime suspect shot dead by police – YouTube

Catalan police confirmed the shooting death of Younes Abouyaaqoub, the main suspect in the Barcelona attack on Las Ramblas in which 14 people died and over 100 were injured.
All 12 members of the terrorist cell which carried out the attack are either dead or in custody, but the authorities are not closing the investigation.

Source: https://www.rt.com/news/400410-barcelona-driver-arrest-report/

The horror in Barcelona – NY Daily News

It has happened again: A vehicle driven by a radical jihadist maniac plowed into a crowd of people in a densely populated city, this time killing 13 and injuring dozens in Barcelona. In a second attack there, a car rammed into two police officers .

As in Nice, as in London, as in Stockholm, as in Jerusalem.

Source: The horror in Barcelona – NY Daily News

Suicide bombers kill 27, wound 83 in northeast Nigeria – NY Daily News

By Ahmed Kingimi

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) – A woman suicide bomber blew herself up and killed 27 others at a market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, two local officials said, in an attack bearing the hallmark of Boko Haram militants.Two more suicide bombers detonated their devices at the gates to a nearby refugee camp, wounding many people, an emergency services official said.

In all, 83 people were wounded in the three explosions near the city of Maiduguri, epicenter of the long-running conflict between government forces and Boko Haram.

Source: Suicide bombers kill 27, wound 83 in northeast Nigeria – NY Daily News

Girl killed after car plows into crowd outside French pizzeria | The Independent

A young girl has been killed and at least 12 people injured after a car deliberately drove into a pizzeria in a small village to the east of Paris.  The car ploughed into the busy terrace of the restaurant in Sept-Sorts, a village of about 450 inhabitants in Seine et Marne.  A spokesman for the Ministry of the Interior said the young girl killed was 13-years-old. He added four people were in a critical condition and eight suffered from less serious injuries.

Source: Girl killed after car plows into crowd outside French pizzeria | The Independent

‘Seventeen dead’ in Burkina Faso attack – BBC News

The government also says eight were wounded in a “terrorist attack” in Ouagadougou.

Witnesses were quoted as saying that three gunmen opened fire on customers seated outside a hotel and restaurant.

The city centre has been sealed off by the army, and the US embassy in Ouagadougou has warned its citizens to avoid the area.

A jihadist attack on a cafe nearby left 30 people dead in January last year.

There are fears that the attack is the work of one of the affiliates of al-Qaeda that are active in the Sahel region, the BBC’s Alex Duval Smith reports.

Source: ‘Seventeen dead’ in Burkina Faso attack – BBC News

BMW hits, injures 6 soldiers in Paris suburb; terrorism suspected | WPXI

PARIS (AP) – French police say a vehicle slammed into soldiers guarding a Paris suburb, injuring six of them, before getting away.

Source: BMW hits, injures 6 soldiers in Paris suburb; terrorism suspected | WPXI

ISIS in Europe: Suspected Terror Attack in German Nightclub Mass Shooting

The gunman was shot dead by police after an exchange of gunfire with officers in the early hours of the morning.

Source: ISIS in Europe: Suspected Terror Attack in German Nightclub Mass Shooting

Police disrupt plot in Australia to ‘bring down an airplane’

CANBERRA, Australia — Police disrupted a terrorist plot to bring down an airplane and arrested four men on Saturday in raids on homes in several Sydney suburbs, the prime minister said.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Sunday that security had been increased at Sydney Airport since Thursday because of the plot.

“I can report last night that there has been a major joint counterterrorism operation to disrupt a terrorist plot to bring down an airplane,” Turnbull told reporters. “The operation is continuing.”

Source: Police disrupt plot in Australia to ‘bring down an airplane’

Mattis thinks ISIS leader Baghdadi is alive ‘until I see his body’ – Business Insider

Russia has admitted it has no proof the ISIS leader is dead, and US officials are in wait-and-see mode.

Source: Mattis thinks ISIS leader Baghdadi is alive ‘until I see his body’ – Business Insider

Police kill gunman trying to steal helicopter at airport

The incident is not believed to be an act of terrorism

 

Police in Oregon fatally shot a man who attempted to steal a helicopter from a private air hangar at an airport near Portland, authorities said Monday.

Hillsboro Police Lt. Henry Reimann said the armed man climbed a fence at the local airport and approached the helicopter in the hanger owned by Hillsboro Aero Academy around 11:30 a.m. local time. An academy employee was showing his girlfriend the helicopter, which had the engine switched on, Reimann said.

Source: Police kill gunman trying to steal helicopter at airport

Syria conflict: Damascus bomber strikes after car chase – BBC News

Police were chasing three suspected suicide attackers – one blew himself up after being surrounded.

Syrian state TV have released footage showing the aftermath of a car bomb attack in the capital Damascus.

The car exploded in Tahrir square in the capital’s east, reportedly killing at least 19 people and causing widespread damage.

Source: Syria conflict: Damascus bomber strikes after car chase – BBC News

Islamic State loses 80 Percent of its revenue, 60 Percent of its territory

The Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria has lost 80 percent of its revenue and more than 60 percent of its territory since its cataclysmic rise in 2014, according to a new analysis.

Source: Islamic State loses 80 Percent of its revenue, 60 Percent of its territory

Car bomb hits Afghan bank in restive Helmand province, 29 dead says governor

Dozens of civilians and members of the security forces were waiting to collect their monthly salaries.

The car detonated in the parking lot of the New Kabul Bank in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah, where dozens of people, both civilians and security personnel, had gathered.

The weekend marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan and ushers in several days of celebration.

Source: Car bomb hits Afghan bank in restive Helmand province, 29 dead says governor

FBI investigating stabbing at Michigan airport as possible act of terrorism

The suspect was immediately taken into custody, and federal prosecutors hours later announced the Canadian man was charged with committing violence at an airport.

Source: FBI investigating stabbing at Michigan airport as possible act of terrorism

Brussels Central Station terror attack: Suspect dead after failed bombing – CNN.com

A suspect was fatally shot at Brussels Central Station Tuesday after a failed bombing that Belgian authorities are calling a terrorist attack.

Story highlights

  • Threat level remains at 3, a “possible and likely threat”
  • The incident was a failed bombing, senior Belgian counterterrorism official says

Source: Brussels Central Station terror attack: Suspect dead after failed bombing – CNN.com

 

Attacker killed after ramming car into police vehicle in Paris

France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor opened an investigation after the incident at the Champs-Elysees.

Source: Attacker killed after ramming car into police vehicle in Paris

Van hits people at UK mosque

One person has been arrested after a vehicle struck pedestrians in North London, leaving a number of casualties.

A vehicle has struck pedestrians “leaving a number of casualties” in north London, police said.

One person has been arrested following the incident on Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park.

Source: Van hits people at UK mosque

Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-40322960#_=_

 

At least 19 killed in hotel attack in Somalia’s capital

At least 19 people were killed when Islamist attackers launched a car bomb and gun attack on a busy hotel and adjacent restaurant in the Somali capital, a police officer said on Thursday.

A car driven by a suicide bomber rammed into the Posh Hotel in south Mogadishu on Wednesday evening before gunmen rushed into Pizza House, an adjacent restaurant, and took 20 people hostage. Posh Hotel is the only venue with a discotheque in the capital.

Source: At least 19 killed in hotel attack in Somalia’s capital

Paris’s Notre-Dame: Attacker shot outside cathedral – BBC News

The suspect attacked a police officer with a hammer in an incident officials say is “terrorism”.

Tourists fled for cover as the attack unfolded. Hundreds of people were in the cathedral at the time.

France is in a state of emergency since attacks by jihadists in Paris killed 130 people in 2015.

Source: Paris’s Notre-Dame: Attacker shot outside cathedral – BBC News

Australian police treating deadly shootout as terror attack – CBS News

Shootout ended with two men dead, three officers wounded and female hostage freed

The gunman shot three officers before police killed him. Two of the wounded police officers were taken to a hospital, and the other was treated at the scene.

Source: Australian police treating deadly shootout as terror attack – CBS News

Across the pond: British police name 2 of 3 London attackers

Car ‘ploughs into 20 people on London Bridge’ | Daily Mail Online

Armed police are said to be at the scene while people have been seen fleeing the central London landmark. Bridge is reported to be on lockdown. Crash reported to have happened approximately 10:30 PM London time.

 

  • There have been unconfirmed reports of at least seven victims being stabbed 
  • Witnesses said a white van veered off the road on London Bridge and hit people
  • Witness said she saw three people with what appeared to be their throats cut 
  • Armed police and bomb squad are at the scene and boats are searching Thames
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Source: Car ‘ploughs into 20 people on London Bridge’ | Daily Mail Online

London Bridge crash: Fears of terror attack after ‘van ploughs into crowd of pedestrians’ | London Evening Standard

London Bridge has been placed on lockdown after a van reportedly ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in what is feared to be a terror attack. The bridge has been closed in both directions while armed police investigate the “major incident”. Witnesses at the scene reported seeing a white van drive into a number of pedestrians just before 10.30pm on Saturday evening.

Source: London Bridge crash: Fears of terror attack after ‘van ploughs into crowd of pedestrians’ | London Evening Standard

Resorts World Manila: At least 36 bodies found at casino complex – BBC News

Police said he later killed himself by setting himself on fire.The incident sparked a security lockdown. Authorities initially said there were no casualties, but appear to have only found the bodies while sweeping the complex after the gunman’s body was recovered.

Source: Resorts World Manila: At least 36 bodies found at casino complex – BBC News

Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 80, wounds scores

Security forces inspect near the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, causing casualties and sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital. (Rahmat Gul/Associated Press)

A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing 80 people and wounding as many as 350, an attack that left a scene of mayhem and destruction and sent a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital.

Source: Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 80, wounds scores

UPDATE 5: Death toll in Upper Egypt attack on vehicles carrying Coptic Christians rises to 28: Minya governor – Politics – Egypt – Ahram Online

The number of Christians killed in an armed attack on buses carrying pilgrims in Upper Egypt’s Minya governorate has risen to 28, with 23 injured, the governor announced on Friday afternoon.

In a phone call interview with local satellite channel ONTV live on Friday afternoon, Minya’s governor, Essam El-Bedewy, announced the new death toll, adding that seven of the victims were from El-Minya while the other 21 were from Beni Suef governroate.

Source: UPDATE 5: Death toll in Upper Egypt attack on vehicles carrying Coptic Christians rises to 28: Minya governor – Politics – Egypt – Ahram Online

Statement from President Donald J. Trump

The alleged leaks coming out of government agencies are deeply troubling. These leaks have been going on for a long time and my Administration will get to the bottom of this. The leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security.

I am asking the Department of Justice and other relevant agencies to launch a complete review of this matter, and if appropriate, the culprit should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

There is no relationship we cherish more than the Special Relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom.

Source: Statement from President Donald J. Trump

Suspected suicide bombers kill 3 police officers, wound 10 in Jakarta – NY Daily News

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Tom Allard

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Two suspected suicide bombers killed three Indonesian police officers and injured 10 people on Wednesday night in twin blasts near a bus station in the eastern part of the capital, police said.

The blasts went off five minutes apart at Jakarta’s Kampung Melayu terminal, police said.

Source: Suspected suicide bombers kill 3 police officers, wound 10 in Jakarta – NY Daily News

Vigil for Manchester victims interrupted by man armed with knife – NY Daily News

A vigil for victims of the Manchester bombing held in Birmingham on Tuesday was interrupted by a man armed with a knife and baseball bat.

Footage from the scene sees police surrounding the assailant, who was quickly detained, local media reported.

Source: Vigil for Manchester victims interrupted by man armed with knife – NY Daily News

At least 19 people dead following ‘terrorist incident’ at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

Witnesses reported hearing an explosion after a performance by the U.S. singer.

“This is currently being treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise,” the Greater Manchester Police said in a statement.

Source: At least 19 people dead following ‘terrorist incident’ at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

82 Chibok Girls Abducted By Boko Haram Reunite With Families In Nigeria : The Two-Way : NPR

In an emotional reunion, 82 of the Chibok girls hugged their families for the first time since they were abducted by Boko Haram militants in 2014. The girls will remain in government care for now.

“Today I thank God, my daughter is alive,” Yahi Bulata told NPR’s Ofeibea Quist-Arcton as he hugged his now 21-year-old daughter, Comfort Bulus Bulata. He said he hoped she would now be able to continue her education. Mothers sang a song of thanks.

Source: 82 Chibok Girls Abducted By Boko Haram Reunite With Families In Nigeria : The Two-Way : NPR

One dead, two wounded as Paris police come under fire on Champs-Elysees

A gunman opened fire on French police Thursday on Paris’s best-known boulevard, killing one officer and wounding two others before being fatally shot himself in an incident that raised the specter of renewed terrorism just three days before voters go to the polls to elect a new president.

The Islamic State promptly claimed responsibility for the attack, French news media reported. The gunman was slain while attempting to flee.

Source: One dead, two wounded as Paris police come under fire on Champs-Elysees