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UK election to go ahead on June 8 despite London attack, says PM May

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UK election to go ahead on June 8 despite London attack, says PM May

Britain’s national parliamentary election will go ahead on Thursday, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday after an attack in London left seven people dead and 48 injured. Several political parties including May’s Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party suspended campaigning on Sunday, but May said it would resume on Monday. Britain’s Prime Minister […]

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Football: 1000 injured in Juve fan panic after bomb scare – police

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Football: 1000 injured in Juve fan panic after bomb scare – police

 At least 1,000 people were injured, seven seriously, after a bomb scare triggered a stampede among Juventus fans assembled to watch the Champions League final in Turin, police said on Sunday. AFP reporters at the scene said chaotic scenes ensued in a packed square 10 minutes before the end of the match on Saturday evening, […]

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U.S.-backed Syrian forces seize dam west of Raqqa from Islamic State – SDF

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U.S.-backed Syrian forces seize dam west of Raqqa from Islamic State – SDF

(Reuters) U.S.-backed Syrian militias said they seized a major dam on the Euphrates river from Islamic State on Sunday, their latest gain as they push towards Raqqa city. The Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, said they captured the Baath Dam in the morning, renaming it Freedom Dam. The hydroelectric dam lies […]

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World leaders condemn London attack

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World leaders condemn London attack

London attack: 12 arrested in Barking after van and knife incidentThese are external links and will open in a new window Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Media captionWatch: How the attacks unfolded Twelve people have been arrested after the London terror attack which […]

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London terror attack: Photograph shows suspect shot by police with ‘canisters taped to body’ as witnesses tell of horrific night

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London terror attack: Photograph shows suspect shot by police with ‘canisters taped to body’ as witnesses tell of horrific night

Man who took photo says two men pictured had been trying to attack people in the street before they were shot to the ground by police A photograph has emerged of two men lying on the ground after having been shot by the police during the terrorist attacks in London. The image, taken by a documentary photographer, shows […]

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Attacker stabbing people with long knife –

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Attacker stabbing people with long knife –

BREAKING: London Bridge terror as van ploughs into pedestrians – ‘multiple fatalities’ AT LEAST two people have died after being struck by a van on London Bridge this evening in an incident one police officer at the scene described as a “terror attack”. At least two dead after white van plows into crowd on London […]

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19 killed as series of blasts hits Afghan capital

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19 killed as series of blasts hits Afghan capital

A series of blasts in Kabul on Saturday, June 3 killed at least 19 people at a funeral for one of the victims of clashes between police and protesters a day before, Reuters reports. The latest explosions continued a wave of violence in the capital since a devastating truck bomb on Wednesday. Saturday’s blasts shattered […]

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Trump targets Africa: Inside America’s quiet war against terror

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Trump targets Africa: Inside America’s quiet war against terror

It all started at Baledogle, the old Soviet airport 70 miles northwest of Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, where the U.S. runs a deeply clandestine drone operation with around 30 to 40 American personnel. While shrouded in secrecy, Baledogle has reportedly grown over the years into a key point for training Somali commandos and, early last month, for […]

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Deadly Manila resort blaze no doubt a ‘Daesh attack’, expert tells Arab News

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Deadly Manila resort blaze no doubt a ‘Daesh attack’, expert tells Arab News

JEDDAH: A masked gunman set fire to a gaming room at a casino in the Philippine capital on Friday, igniting a toxic blaze that killed 37 people. Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Philippine government insisted it was not terror-related. The victims suffocated inside one of the main gambling venues of the upscale […]

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Iraqi forces take one of four districts in Mosul’s ISIS-held enclave

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Iraqi forces take one of four districts in Mosul’s ISIS-held enclave

US-backed Iraqi forces on Friday captured one of the four districts making up the ISIS-held enclave in Mosul, a military statement said. The elite Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) units took the Sihha district, about one week after the start of operations to dislodge the militants from the enclave and finish off the offensive to capture […]

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