A British man who took hostages at a Texas synagogue told his family he had prayed for two years to carry out the attack, media reported Thursday, as police made two arrests.
Right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik made a Nazi salute and held up racist messages on Tuesday as he asked for parole, a request widely expected to be denied just 10 years after carrying out Norway’s deadliest peacetime attack.
Eleven people were killed in coalition air strikes on Yemen’s rebel-held capital Sanaa, a witness and medical sources told AFP Tuesday, after the insurgents launched a rare and deadly attack on the United Arab Emirates. “Eleven people were killed. The search is still going on for survivors in the rubble,” said Akram al-Ahdal, a relative […]
Grieving family members on Monday blocked a major road in Guatemala with the coffins of victims of a weekend massacre by a rival group, as President Alejandro Giammattei enacted measures to establish order and prevent further bloodshed.
Six people have been killed and homes torched in a grisly attack Monday by suspected Al-Shabaab militants in a Kenyan coastal region bordering Somalia, police and government officials said.
Israeli troops Friday shot dead a Palestinian man who attempted to stab soldiers and civilians at a bus stop in the occupied West Bank, the military said.
The early morning attack happened a day after 7 soldiers were killed by ISWAP jihadists near a base at Rann, close to the Cameroonian border
“We lost two of our men,” said one Benin military official after the post in Porga in Atacora region was attacked in the early hours
Police have tightened security in recent weeks after Uganda suffered a series of deadly attacks, including last week’s suicide bombings
Matiangi said exit points along the border had been placed on high alert with fears the trio could try to slip out of Kenya undetected
The attacks follow two blasts last month – a bus explosion near Kampala and a bombing at a roadside eatery in the capital
“Fortunately, this attack was repelled by soldiers,” he said, adding that they were backed by Burkina Faso volunteer civilian fighters
On Twitter, Prime Minister Boris Johnson praised the British police emergency services for their work on the incident so far
Since the Taliban returned to power on 15 August, dozens of bombs have been set off in eastern Nangarhar province – a hotbed of IS activity
The death toll has gone up to 72 since the start of the unrest in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, while 1 234 arrests have been made.