• Grenfell Tower disaster: Death toll rises to 79
Grenfell Tower disaster: Death toll rises to 79

Officials don't know exactly how many people were in the 24-story building when the fire broke out early Wednesday. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said people were frustrated by the lack of information about the missing and the dead as well as a lack of coordination between support services.

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  • Seventy-nine feared dead in London fire
Seventy-nine feared dead in London fire

Two British ministers have said that exterior cladding used in Grenfell Tower's recent renovation may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations. British Prime Minister Theresa May , criticized shortly after the blaze for failing to meet with victims, says the public inquiry looking into the tragedy will report directly to her.

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  • Police Investigating London Van Attack As Possible Terrorism
Police Investigating London Van Attack As Possible Terrorism

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about the ongoing investigation into an attack on worshippers outside a mosque in London . She said the attack was "every bit as insidious and destructive to our values and our way of life" as the recent incidents in London believed to have been motivated by Is...

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  • Police Investigating After Vehicle Hits Pedestrians In London
Police Investigating After Vehicle Hits Pedestrians In London

Mohammed Kozbar from the Finsbury Park Mosque has said that the celebrations this weekend following on from Jo Cox's death should remind people that we have more things in common than differentiate us. Another eyewitness, Mohamad, said he and others in the community are anxious about returning to the area for prayer on Tuesday. "Everyone was ...

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  • Theresa May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims
Theresa May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

Ten people have been injured, with eight sent to hospitals. Police believe the rampage is inspired by Muslim extremist ideology. - An imam stopped the crowd from hitting and kicking the attacker. 'My thoughts are with the family of the man who has died and with all those who were injured. "Just because is the other way around, why ain't the jus...

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  • Emirati minister says Qatar's isolation could last 'years'
Emirati minister says Qatar's isolation could last 'years'

The US Congress previously approved a sale of as many as 72 F-15s to Qatar in a deal valued at $15 billion, long before the Gulf countries spat with its neighbours Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain . We prefer dialogue. Whether this is a crisis that involves Qatar directly or not. The strain in Saudi-Qatar relations dates even further back,...

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  • Donald Trump's lawyer denies the president is under federal investigation
Donald Trump's lawyer denies the president is under federal investigation

Kushner's representatives reportedly started reaching out to attorneys in May, after a series of reports said Kushner had expressed a desire to Russia's ambassador to set up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin.

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  • Two killed in terror attack at Mali tourist resort
Two killed in terror attack at Mali tourist resort

Fire can be seen by the swimming pool of the Campement Kangaba, a tourist resort near Bamako , Mali, Sunday, June 18, 2017 . A luxury resort popular with Westerners near Mali's capital city of Bamako was under attack Sunday, the US State Department said.

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  • Van driven at worshippers in Finsbury Park 'clearly an attack on Muslims'
Van driven at worshippers in Finsbury Park 'clearly an attack on Muslims'

Hashi was one of three people who held the suspect on the ground for 10 minutes. "I spoke to the eyewitness who caught the man and kept him safe, stopped him from being harmed by the local group that he attacked ". He was also killed by police. The crash occurred near the Finsbury Park Mosque as worshippers were leaving after Ramadan prayers...

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  • Grenfell Tower: Number of people presumed dead up to 79
Grenfell Tower: Number of people presumed dead up to 79

The fire has been a major test for Prime Minister Theresa May , whose Conservative Party is clinging to power after losing majority control of Parliament to a Labour surge in a snap election this month. Mrs May has promised a public inquiry into the catastrophe, and also pledged £5 million (Dh23.5m) of support, housing guarantees and help with a...

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  • Now Believed to Have Died in London High-Rise Fire
Now Believed to Have Died in London High-Rise Fire

Of the 79, only five have been formally identified, London's Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy told reporters. It's an increase from the previous number of 58. Search and recovery crews have been working in the tower since last Wednesday's fire. Some bodies might never be able to be identified, Cundy said.

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  • Terror mosque attack suspect originally from Weston-super-Mare
Terror mosque attack suspect originally from Weston-super-Mare

Metropolitan Police said they were dealing with a " major incident ". Witnesses there, and numerous accounts on social media, said the pedestrians were hit outside the Finsbury Park Mosque or the nearby Muslim Welfare House , a community center.

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  • Fire Struck London Tower May have Used Banned Cladding
Fire Struck London Tower May have Used Banned Cladding

Experts believe the exterior cladding, which contained insulation, helped spread the flames quickly along the outside of the tower in the Wednesday morning blaze that has killed at least 58 people. Alan Kempthorne, 52, said he spent most of the night outside the emergency cordon in north Kensington as the block burned in the early hours of Wednesda...

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  • Heartwarming message of solidarity after Finsbury Park van attack
Heartwarming message of solidarity after Finsbury Park van attack

Metropolitan Police said officers were called to the scene on Seven Sisters Road at 12:20 a.m. Monday. He wanted to run away and was saying, "I want to kill Muslims". Chief Constable Craig Guildford, of Nottinghamshire Police, also said: "Having seen the impact of the recent devastation caused by events in Manchester and London , I know that thi...

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  • Israel Revokes Ramadan Goodwill Measures After Deadly Attack
Israel Revokes Ramadan Goodwill Measures After Deadly Attack

At one scene, two Palestinians were shot dead after opening fire at and trying to stab a group of Israeli police officers , police said. Saturday was the first time IS had claimed an attack inside Israel or annexed east Jerusalem .

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  • Trump attorney: President is not under investigation
Trump attorney: President is not under investigation

At first Sekulow denied Trump is under investigation , as the Washington Post reported last week for possible obstruction of justice. "It looks like we have got a simmering tea kettle here, and the President seems to be testing the waters about whether he ought to go ahead and fire Robert Mueller ", said Richard Ben-Veniste, a former Waterg...

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  • UK PM May says attack on Muslims near mosque is
UK PM May says attack on Muslims near mosque is "sickening"

He called the incident a "horrific terrorist attack ". Police in London say they are not searching for any more suspects in connection with Monday morning's attack , and have confirmed it's being investigated as an act of terrorism. The van swerved towards the people outside the Finsbury Park Mosque in north London just as they began to a...

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  • FBI's most wanted arrested in Minnehaha County
FBI's most wanted arrested in Minnehaha County

Following a tip about someone matching his description, an off-duty Yankton police detective spotted Jeffs' vehicle at the marina, called for backup and conducted a traffic stop , authorities said. It's unclear who is now representing Jeffs. After using olive old to slide off his Global Positioning System ankle monitor during home confinement wh...

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  • London tower block fire death toll reaches 79
London tower block fire death toll reaches 79

Ronnie King, the UK's former chief fire officer, told Al Jazeera: "I wouldn't wish to denigrate those who installed the cladding because - whatever the cladding was - it did not have to be fire resistant under the building regulations", said King.

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  • London Finsbury Park Attacker Unknown to UK Authorities - Security Minister
London Finsbury Park Attacker Unknown to UK Authorities - Security Minister

Police say a 48-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder . "The mosque attack was just an example, but we live in fear every day", a Muslim man, who spoke on conditions of anonymity, told IBTimes UK . Witnesses said the white van drove at high speed down Seven Sisters Rd in Finsbury Park , which has a large Muslim po...

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