• Iraq troops push into last 'Islamic State' bastion in Mosul
Iraq troops push into last 'Islamic State' bastion in Mosul

She said that "conditions in the Old City are desperate ", with very little food and no clean water, and the United Nations expects nearly everyone to try to get out — "probably 120,000 to 150,000 civilians". Baghdadi has left the fighting in Mosul and Raqqa to field commanders, to become effectively a fugitive focused on his own survival in the...

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  • Van Hits Pedestrians on London Road
Van Hits Pedestrians on London Road

May said she would chair an emergency security Cabinet session Monday. "Add to that anti-Muslim sentiment and you may have what lies behind the attack on a group of people leaving the mosque after evening prayers in London on Sunday".

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  • Russia threatens to retaliate after US downs Syrian fighter jet
Russia threatens to retaliate after US downs Syrian fighter jet

The #Syrian Army said the attack was an attempt by the USA to undermine its effort to fight the scourge of terrorism ravaging the country. "Their actions are trying to stop the Syrian army and its allies in the fight against terrorism, while our army and the allies are making great strides", said the defense Ministry .

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  • Queen begins birthday celebrations on somber note
Queen begins birthday celebrations on somber note

Earlier, emergency services spent a third day searching for bodies in the burnt-out tower in North Kensington. She met firefighters and police officers who worked around the clock in the aftermath of the fire. The royal visit comes as the death toll from the fire rises to 30, but the fire department says they expect that number to grow. The Quee...

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  • Japan: Coast guard probing half-hour delay in report of US Navy collision
Japan: Coast guard probing half-hour delay in report of US Navy collision

He said any differences would have to be clarified in the investigation. The Fitzgerald and the other ships of Destroyer Squadron 15, based outside Tokyo , fall under his authority. He said he stays focused on assisting the Fitzgerald crew. The 20 crew members on the container ship, chartered by the Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen, w...

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  • French police shoot attacker outside Notre Dame
French police shoot attacker outside Notre Dame

Police urged people to stay away from the area, writing on Twitter that an operation is under way on the square in front of the cathedral. In Tuesday's attack, a 40-year-old Algerian student armed with a hammer and kitchen knives shouted "this is for Syria" as he wounded a policeman, before being shot by police officers.

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  • One dies as van hits worshippers in London mosque
One dies as van hits worshippers in London mosque

The man died but it was not clear if his death was due to the van attack. London's police commander says the van attack near Finsbury Park Mosque was clearly an attack on Muslims. "During the night, ordinary British citizens were set upon while they were going about their lives, completing their night worship". "It appears from eye witness ac...

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  • Moment of silence for London fire victims
Moment of silence for London fire victims

Opposition politicians also say the government ignored recommendations from a 2013 review after another London fire killed six people. The remains of the charred Grenfell Tower stands in London . Cundy said there may have been other people in the tower that police are not aware of, which would add to the final death toll. "The prime mini...

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  • London mosque attack: Finsbury Park suspect 'was not known to security services'
London mosque attack: Finsbury Park suspect 'was not known to security services'

Scotland Yard has praised the "restraint" of the crowd for protecting the man so he could be taken into custody. An imam guarded the van driver who mowed down Muslim worshippers until the police arrived, telling a crowd: "Do not touch him".

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  • Deadly van attack outside London mosque
Deadly van attack outside London mosque

The ambulance service says nine people injured in the attack were taken to local hospitals. Several worshippers were in the area at the time of incident after attending Ramzan prayers. A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morni. "We do not know how many were injured or killed, but our prayers are with th...

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  • Putin warns Gulf crisis imperils Syria peace efforts
Putin warns Gulf crisis imperils Syria peace efforts

If Qatar and Saudi Arabia continued to fight over this, there is real fear the Syrian Resistance fighters, who are also fighting ISIS, may not receive the funding they need to continue. That helped spark the crisis, which began June 5 when Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties and started trying to isolate Qatar from the re...

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  • 17 reported dead in Somalia restaurant attack
17 reported dead in Somalia restaurant attack

A suicide auto bombing and assault by Shabaab militants on two neighboring restaurants in Somalia's capital Mogadishu ended Thursday morning, a government spokesman said. Al-Shabab terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack. By Thursday morning at least 18 had been killed, a government spokesman said. Most of the victims were young m...

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  • Foreign Ministry: No Malaysians involved in the Finsbury Park attack
Foreign Ministry: No Malaysians involved in the Finsbury Park attack

The police have detained a 48-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder . Prime Minister Theresa May , who was criticised for her reaction to London's Grenfell Tower fire disaster last week, responded quickly, saying police were treating it as "a potential terrorist attack".

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  • Britain says will be 'positive and constructive' in Brexit talks
Britain says will be 'positive and constructive' in Brexit talks

Almost a year to the day since Britons voted on the 23 June referendum to leave its main trading partner, and nearly three months since Prime Minister Theresa May set off a two-year countdown to Brexit in March 2019, May's entire approach has been called into question after a disastrous election performance on 8 June.

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  • London mosque imam saves van driver from angry mob after terror attack
London mosque imam saves van driver from angry mob after terror attack

The incident comes just two weeks after the London Bridge terror attack, where three radical Islamists used a hire van to mow people down before they stabbed people at nearby restaurants and bars. A police officer talks to local people at Finsbury Park in north London , where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday, June 19, 2...

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  • Copy of What we know: London death treated as terrorism
Copy of What we know: London death treated as terrorism

According to one man at the scene, the suspect - a 48-year-old who was detained by onlookers before being arrested by police - screamed "I'm going to kill all Muslims" before he was tackled to the floor. Scotland Yard has called the incident a terrorist attack. The Muslim Council says a van has "run over worshippers" leaving the Finsbury Park mos...

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  • May says thoughts with mosque victims
May says thoughts with mosque victims

On March 22, a man killed five people after he drove a vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and stabbed a policeman to death. In the past three months, mosques across Britain have reported several attacks against worshippers and places of worship.

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  • Terror attack near London mosque, one dead (Fourth Lead)
Terror attack near London mosque, one dead (Fourth Lead)

May attempted to counter that feeling in her speech, declaring that police arrived at the scene within one minute, and that it was classified as a possible terror attack in eight minutes. "Everybody knew that there was nothing more they could do for them than pray for them, and let the emergency services carry out their exemplary job".

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  • White man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured
White man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured

Abdulrahman Saleh Alamoudi said he was among a group of people helping an elderly worshipper who had fallen down, perhaps because of the heat, when the van swerved towards them. Witnesses said the area was busy because worshippers had been attending evening prayers. The statement says: "One man was pronounced dead at the scene".

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  • Confirmed or Presumed Dead After London Blaze: UK Police
Confirmed or Presumed Dead After London Blaze: UK Police

More than 3 million pounds ($3.8 million) has been raised for victims of the London high-rise fire that has killed at least 30 people and left dozens homeless. Hana Wahabi said: "I rang him and the fire had not reached the top of the block at that point". London Police have launched an investigation to determine whether any crimes contributed...

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