• 2 dead in suspected jihadist attack on Mali spa
2 dead in suspected jihadist attack on Mali spa

TWO MEMBERS OF the Irish Defence Forces who were at a hotel in Mali that was attacked by suspected jihadists have been located and have returned to their local base, it was confirmed this morning. He told Al Jazeera that the attack seemed to be "well-organised". "There is the ultimate problem where governance is very weak in these areas, and th...

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  • 'No. of missing' USS Fitzgerald sailors found dead
'No. of missing' USS Fitzgerald sailors found dead

U.S. Navy and Japanese coast guard are search by air and see for seven sailors missing from the USS Fitzgerald following an accident at sea. Three injured sailors , including the Fitzgerald's commanding officer, were rushed to a naval hospital with undisclosed injuries.

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  • Taliban storm Afghan police compound; 1 police dead
Taliban storm Afghan police compound; 1 police dead

The Saturday shooting was one of several recent insider attacks that are raising new concerns about poor vetting and conflicting loyalties, even among the elite Afghan special operations forces that the USA military sees as crucial to boosting the war effort.

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  • ISIS Claims First Operation In Israel, 1 Policewoman Killed
ISIS Claims First Operation In Israel, 1 Policewoman Killed

In its statement, Daesh said the attack was " revenge for the religion of Allah and the sanctities of the violated Muslims". But Israel's Shin Bet and Palestinian militant group Hamas , which controls the Gaza Strip and has fought three wars with Israel since 2008, said the attackers were members of Palestinian groups.

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  • One arrest after vehicle hits people outside of London mosque
One arrest after vehicle hits people outside of London mosque

Earlier she described it as a " terrible incident ", adding: "All my thoughts are with those who have been injured, their loved ones and the emergency services on the scene". In 2015, the mosque was one of around 20 that took part in an open day organised by the MCB to promote better understanding of Islam following Islamist-inspired terrorist atta...

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  • London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number' of injuries
London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number' of injuries

He has been taken to hospital as a precaution and will also undergo a mental health assessment. London's Metropolitan Police said it was called just after midnight to an incident at Finsbury Park . A man died and eight people were injured after a van hit pedestrians near Finsbury Park mosque in a " potential terrorist attack " last night...

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  • US says it downed Syrian warplane that attacked US-backed fighters
US says it downed Syrian warplane that attacked US-backed fighters

The Syrian army backed by Iranian-backed militias has also been in competition in southeastern Syria with US -backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebels who are also trying to recapture territory from Islamic State . According to the Pentagon , the Syrian-owned and Soviet-built SU-22, an older fighter-bomber, attacked SDF forces two kilometers nort...

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  • Van plows into Muslim worshippers in London, killing one
Van plows into Muslim worshippers in London, killing one

A witness who lives opposite the scene of the incident told the BBC a white van stopped near the Finsbury Park Mosque, as Muslims celebrated Ramadan in the multiethnic area. "No one! No one!" Finsbury Park mosque was once infamous as the stamping ground of hook-handed hate preacher Abu Hamza. The driver was arrested and taken to a hospital as a...

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  • Driver Crashes Vehicle into Pedestrians near London Mosque | 1 Dead, 10 Injured
Driver Crashes Vehicle into Pedestrians near London Mosque | 1 Dead, 10 Injured

Eight of the injured were taken to hospitals, police said . Finsbury Park is a diverse London suburb situated a few kilometres north of the city centre. "Horrible to watch police officers doing cardiac massage at people on the floor, desperately trying to save them", witness Cynthia Vanzella wrote on Twitter .

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  • Officer never saw Philando Castile's gun before shooting, prosecutor says
Officer never saw Philando Castile's gun before shooting, prosecutor says

St. Anthony Police Department officer Jeronimo Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter after he fatally shot Philando Castile , 32, last July in an incident that drew national attention and led to weeks of protests in St. The Ramsey County judge hearing the case hasn't said in open court how long each side will get for closing argume...

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  • Driver in London Crash ID'd as 48-Year-Old Man
Driver in London Crash ID'd as 48-Year-Old Man

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that police has confirmed that it is treating the north London mosque incident as a potential terrorist attack . "Two of my cousins got injured seriously and they are being taken to hospital". The attack will stretch the capacity of authorities in Britain, who have faced four attacks in r...

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  • Labour want figures for all deals struck between DUP and Tories
Labour want figures for all deals struck between DUP and Tories

Several Conservative and other leaders have cautioned against the coalition since it would compromise London's neutral position between the contending groups in Northern Ireland - the Republicans and Unionists - and adversely hit the Good Friday Agreement.

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  • Vehicle hits multiple pedestrians in north London
Vehicle hits multiple pedestrians in north London

The Muslim Council of Britain said a van intentionally ran over worshippers. He added: "I would like to particularly thank our Imam Mohammed Mahmoud, whose bravery and courage helped calm the immediate situation after the incident and prevented further injuries and potential loss of life".

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  • Special council Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to assist with the investigation
Special council Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to assist with the investigation

The meetings were first reported in March. The Post reported that the interviews represent a widening of the probe to include looking into whether the President obstructed justice in suggesting to his former FBI Director James Comey that Comey drop the investigation into Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, as well as fo...

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  • London police say several injured after vehicle rams pedestrians in Finsbury Park
London police say several injured after vehicle rams pedestrians in Finsbury Park

Prime Minister Theresa May has described the attack on worshippers near Finsbury Park mosque as a "terrible incident", adding: "All my thoughts are with those who have been injured , their loved ones and the emergency services on the scene".

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  • Donald Trump's attorney says president not under investigation in Russia probe
Donald Trump's attorney says president not under investigation in Russia probe

He has tweeted that if President Trump fires " special counsel " Robert Mueller , then "Mike Pence will soon become the 46th President". The president has directed some of his frustration at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Mueller .

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  • Qatar won't cut gas to UAE despite blockade
Qatar won't cut gas to UAE despite blockade

The channel posted a video on its website of a column of armoured personnel carriers moving through streets. On Sunday, the chief executive of the UAE's Sharjah National Oil said he did not expect natural gas from Qatar to be interrupted by the regional diplomatic rift.

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  • Turkey troops arrive in Qatar for long-planned drills-Al Jazeera
Turkey troops arrive in Qatar for long-planned drills-Al Jazeera

Turkey has a military base in Qatar that now houses about 90 Turkish soldiers. Qatar, the world's richest country per capita, has used its wealth over the past decade to exert outsized influence in the Middle East, backing factions in civil wars and revolts across the region.

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  • Van hits pedestrians in London, 'number of casualties' reported
Van hits pedestrians in London, 'number of casualties' reported

More information will be released when confirmed", police said in a statement . There are "a number of casualties being worked on at the scene" in London after a vehicle hit multiple pedestrians, authorities report. Police say one person has been arrested in relation to the rampage. Reuters Finsbury Park mosque terror attack: Who are the v...

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  • May Says London Van Crash 'Potential Terrorist Attack,' PA Says
May Says London Van Crash 'Potential Terrorist Attack,' PA Says

The suspect in a van attack on worshippers leaving a north London mosque screamed "I'm going to kill all Muslims" before he was tackled to the floor, according to a witness. A total of 14 people were arrested in the attack, out of which 12 remained in police custody. The widower of murdered MP Jo Cox spoke out on Twitter as news of the attack...

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