Category Archives: Terrorism

US sending around 200 more troops to Mosul in ISIS fight

Two companies from the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division are being deployed to the Mosul to bolster security in Iraq at the request of the top American commander in Baghdad fighting ISIS, a U.S. defense official with knowledge of the order told Fox News.

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US airstrike kills high-profile terrorist leader

The DOD has confirmed that a U.S. counter-terrorism airstrike conducted March 19 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, resulted in the death of Qari Yasin, a well-known Al Qaeda terrorist leader responsible for the deaths of dozens of innocent victims, including two American service members.

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Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

The man who killed four people outside Britain’s Parliament was in Saudi Arabia three times and taught English there, the Middle Eastern country’s embassy said. Friday a Saudi statement said that Khalid Masood taught English in Saudi Arabia from November 2005 to November 2006 and again from April 2008 to April 2009.

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London terror attack: ISIS claims responsibility for deadly rampage outside Parliament building

ISIS  has claimed responsibility for the terror attack that left four people dead, including the assailant and a police officer, outside of London’s Parliament building on Wednesday, according to the Amaq media agency.

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Farage: Anti-Travel Ban Protesters Need to Reflect on London Terror Attack

Brexit leader Nigel Farage reacted to Wednesday’s terror attack in London, saying it should highlight the importance of properly vetting immigrants and refugees. “We’ve made some terrible mistakes in this country,” Farage said, referring to Great Britain.Fox News

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Shots fired at UK Parliament; officer stabbed and assailant shot

Wednesday a police officer was stabbed and an alleged assailant was reportedly shot after gunfire broke out at the UK Parliament in London. At least four people were lying on the ground, some bleeding heavily, on Westminster Bridge near Britain’s parliament, Reuters reported. It was not clear exactly what happened or how many people were injured.

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ISIS recruit may have used welfare cash to fund family’s terror journey

A terror recruit took his entire immediate family — including three young children — to join the Islamic State in Syria and may have used government welfare money to bankroll the trip, according to the Sunday Times.

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Paris IMF letter bomb: President Hollande condemns ‘attack’ that injured 1

Thursday a letter bomb exploded at the International Monetary Fund office in Paris lightly injuring one person, police said. Paris police Chief Michel Cadot described the homemade explosive as a “big firecracker” and that it was sent by regular mail.

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Officials say pirates hijack freighter in latest test for Trump

Tuesday Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia, Somali officials and piracy experts said in the first hijacking of a large commercial vessel there since 2012. The area where the hijacking occured is overseen by the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet, which is based in Bahrain.

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