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Wife of British parliament assailant condemns attack
Reuters - 2017-03-28 10:45
LONDON (Reuters) - The wife of the man who killed four people near the British parliament last week said on Tuesday she totally condemned the attack, offering her sympathy to his victims. ...

At least 11 dead in suicide bombing and gun attack in southern Yemen
Reuters - 2017-03-27 19:54
ADEN (Reuters) - At least 11 people were killed in a suicide bombing and gun attack by suspected al Qaeda militants on a local government compound in southern Yemen on Monday, a Yemeni government media office said in a statement. ...

Britain reopens privacy debate after attack, presses tech firms
Reuters - 2017-03-27 19:54
LONDON (Reuters) - British officials have demanded tech firms do much more to give police access to smartphone communications following last week's Westminster attack, just months after new laws gave security services broader powers. ...

London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link: police
Reuters - 2017-03-27 18:19
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Monday they had found no evidence that Khalid Masood, who killed four people in an attack on Britain's parliament last week, had any association with Islamic State or Al Qaeda, but he was clearly interested in jih ...

Hopes and fears as American University in Afghanistan reopens after deadly attack
Reuters - 2017-03-27 18:07
KABUL (Reuters) - For Kabul political science student Rahmatullah Amiri, shot three times in a Taliban raid on the American University of Afghanistan last August and still on crutches, restarting classes is the best possible answer to his attackers. ...

South Sudan attack 'could hinder aid deliveries'
BBC - 2017-03-27 17:44
"Shocking" killing of aid workers is causing charities to re-assess famine relief in South Sudan. ...

'Two dead' in Mosul market attack in Iraq
BBC - 2017-03-27 05:20
Mortar shells sparked a major fire in the Nabi Yunus market in east Mosul. ...

Assad warplanes attack Damascus’ Jobar at low altitude
Orient News - 2017-03-27 02:03

Bahrain breaks Iran-linked 'terrorist' cell behind bus attack: report
Reuters - 2017-03-27 00:18
DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain said on Sunday it had broken an Iranian-linked "terrorist cell" suspected of involvement in a bomb attack on a police bus in February and plotting to assassinate senior officials, state news agency BNA reported. ...

UK police make another arrest in parliamentary attack investigation
Reuters - 2017-03-26 19:13
LONDON (Reuters) - Police have arrested a 30-year-old man in the central English city of Birmingham in connection with last week's attack on parliament, "on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts", the Metropolitan Police said on Sunday. ...

Kurdish Restaurateur Fed 300 Emergency Crew During London Terror Attack
BAS News - 2017-03-26 18:17
ERBIL — A Kurdish business owner has recently drawn the international media attention by feeding hundreds of British emergency service workers for free in the aftermath of Wednesday’s terror attack in London. Ibrahim Dogus, a Kurdish-British citizen orig ...

Ocalan’s sister lost her life
ANHA - 2017-03-26 16:34
The Kurdish people leader Abdullah Ocalan's sister Aynî Yildirim lost her life in Amara village in the result of a heart attack. ...

Ivory Coast boosts port security over attack threat
Reuters - 2017-03-26 16:05
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast has ordered an increase of security levels at its ports of Abidjan and San Pedro due to information indicating "probable terrorist attacks" on its national territory, according to a transportation ministry document. ...

Britain reviewing security at parliament after deadly attack
Reuters - 2017-03-26 15:44
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will review security at parliament, ministers said on Sunday, responding to criticism that a gate for vehicles was left open for a time during a deadly attack on Wednesday. ...

Nine Civilians Killed and Dozens Wounded in IS Attack on East Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-26 14:17
The attack was conducted by 3 mortars and a suicide bomber MOSUL — Nine civilians were killed and dozens others wounded in an offensive conducted by the Islamic State (IS) militants on east Mosul on Sunday morning. The militants conducted a violent attac ...

U.S. strike kills an al Qaeda 'leader' in Afghanistan: Pentagon
Reuters - 2017-03-26 04:11
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Saturday a U.S. air strike in Afghanistan this week killed an al Qaeda militant who was responsible for the death of two American service members and accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying S ...

ISIS thwarts US-led SDF attack on Euphrates Dam
Orient News - 2017-03-26 03:00

UK police still believe London attacker was acting alone
Reuters - 2017-03-26 01:26
LONDON (Reuters) - British anti-terrorism police said on Saturday they still believe the man who launched a deadly attack outside parliament this week was acting alone but conceded they may never understand his motive. ...

Iran denies harassing U.S. warships in Gulf, warns of clashes
Reuters - 2017-03-25 20:28
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran denied on Saturday U.S. accusations that its fast-attack boats were "harassing" warships at the mouth of the Gulf, and said Washington would be responsible for any clashes in the key oil shipping route. ...

USA:s militär bekräftar attack med civila offer - Sydsvenskan
Sydsvenskan - 2017-03-25 20:17

Central Congo militia decapitates 40 police officers in ambush
Reuters - 2017-03-25 14:23
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Militia fighters in central Democratic Republic of Congo decapitated about 40 police officers in an ambush, local officials said on Saturday, the deadliest attack on security forces since an insurrection in the region began last Augus ...

Two suspects under formal investigation over Paris airport attack
Reuters - 2017-03-25 12:15
PARIS (Reuters) - Two men were jailed and put under formal investigation overnight on suspicion of helping a man who attacked an army patrol at a Paris airport a week ago, a judicial source said on Saturday. ...

Russia says six of its soldiers killed in Chechnya base attack
NRT - 2017-03-25 11:51

Turkish soldier killed, four wounded in clashes with PKK
KurdPress - 2017-03-25 03:19
A Turkish soldier was killed and four others were wounded in an armed attack by the Kurdish militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey's southeastern province of Hakkari, the Turkish military said on Thursday. ...

ISIS claims deadly attack on Russian base in Chechnya Orient Net - Newsweek ISIS claimed on Friday (March 24) an attack in Russia’s North Caucasus region of Chechnya ..
Orient News - 2017-03-25 02:01

Kurdish Forces Capture Two Terrorists in Kirkuk
BAS News - 2017-03-24 22:15
Their plan to carry out an terror attack foiled KIRKUK — Kurdish security forces in Kirkuk captured two terrorists on Friday and foiled their terror plot, officials said. A large amount of explosives and suspected electronic devices were also seized from ...

Turkish warplanes attack PKK bases in Kurdistan Region
Rûdaw - 2017-03-24 17:33
Turkish army claimed 3 PKK killed; the PKK has not confirmed the report ...

Syria's Ja'afari says U.S. action on Raqqa would be illegitimate
Reuters - 2017-03-24 14:46
GENEVA (Reuters) - Any U.S.- or Turkish-backed attack on Islamic State in the Syrian city of Raqqa would be illegitimate unless coordinated with President Bashar al-Assad's government, the Syrian chief negotiator at peace talks in Geneva said on Friday. ...

London attack: Killer Khalid Masood escaped from MI5’s radar
Waar Media - 2017-03-24 13:01
WAAR-DUHOK: The terrorist who murdered four people in Westminster was investigated by MI5 for “violent extremism” but was ruled out as a threat by security services before being “re-radicalized”, it was feared on Thursday night. Khalid Masood, 52, was na ...

Belgium driver on terrorism charge over Antwerp 'attack'
BBC - 2017-03-24 13:00
Belgian prosecutors bring an attempted terrorism charge against man who drove at a crowd in Antwerp. ...

Russians bombing Syrian rebels near Hama, Syrian military source says
Reuters - 2017-03-24 11:19
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russian warplanes are taking part in air strikes against insurgents to help repel a major attack on Syrian government-held areas near the city of Hama, a Syrian military source said on Friday. ...

London attacker Khalid Masood was a 52-year-old criminal with militant links
Reuters - 2017-03-24 10:42
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Before he killed at least four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat. ...

Russia says six of its soldiers killed in Chechnya base attack
Reuters - 2017-03-24 09:56
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday that six of its soldiers had been killed while successfully repelling a militant assault on a military facility in Chechnya. ...

Police arrest two more over British parliament attack
Reuters - 2017-03-24 09:56
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said they had made two further significant arrests in the investigation into the attack on London's parliament and gave the birth name of the man behind the assault as Adrian Russell Ajao. ...

London attack: Theresa May evacuated from Westminster
BBC - 2017-03-24 07:08
Footage obtained by the Sun shows Theresa May being hurried to safety during Wednesday's attack. ...

Sydney teenager pleads guilty to Anzac Day terror plot
BBC - 2017-03-24 04:14
The boy, who was 16 when he was arrested, planned to attack Sydney, police said. ...

My thoughts & prayers are with families & friends of the victims of today`s terrorist attack in #Westminster/UK
Nadia Murad - 2017-03-24 04:10
The International Community must do more to fight terrorism & extremism. Terrorists must be held accountable for their crimes everywhere in the world. When we see no justice for victims of genocide committed by ISIS criminals for more than two years and ...

ISIS claims responsibility for British parliament attack Orient Net ISIS was responsible for an attack outside Britain’s parliament which left four people dead, the ..
Orient News - 2017-03-24 02:04

UK honed attack response but feared unsophisticated 'lone wolf'
Reuters - 2017-03-23 20:47
LONDON (Reuters) - British police have spent years preparing the defense plan they put into action in London on Wednesday but have repeatedly said it would be difficult to stop a "lone wolf" attacker armed with unsophisticated weapons such as a car and a ...

London attack a reminder of fears for post-Brexit security cooperation
Reuters - 2017-03-23 17:51
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Hours before Wednesday's attack in London, the head of the European Union police agency Europol warned that a large group of radicalized individuals posed a constant threat to Britain and Europe. ...

KRG PM condemns London terror attack
Waar Media - 2017-03-23 15:51
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister condemned the terrorist attack which took place in London on Wednesday. “I strongly condemn the terror attack which took place near the British parliament at the heart of London,” reads a sta ...

London attack: 7 arrests as police probe attacker’s links
Waar Media - 2017-03-23 15:51
WAAR-DUHOK: Police investigating the deadliest terror attack in central London in 12 years have arrested seven people and searched six addresses, Britain’s most senior counterterror police officer said Thursday. Inquiries are continuing in London, Birmin ...

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Westminster Attack in London
Waar Media - 2017-03-23 15:51
WAAR-DUHOK: ISIS terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the deadly Westminster attack in the British capital, Reuters reported. On Wednesday, 4 people were killed and many were injured after a vehicle drove into a crowd on London’s Westminster Br ...

France's Hollande says French suspect likely involved in attempted Antwerp attack
Reuters - 2017-03-23 15:50
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that a French national appeared to have been involved in a suspected, attempted attack in the Belgium city of Antwerp. ...

U.S.-backed Syrian force expects to attack Tabqa soon
Reuters - 2017-03-23 15:03
BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Syrian militias are expected to attack soon an Islamic State-held dam and air base west of the Syrian city of Raqqa, their spokesman said on Thursday, part of an accelerating campaign to capture the hardline group's strongho ...

London attack: How events unfolded
BBC - 2017-03-23 14:14
BBC correspondent Andy Moore reports on the aftermath of the Westminster attack. ...

ISIS claims responsibility for London terror attack
NRT - 2017-03-23 13:40

Eiffel Tower turns off lights in London tribute
BBC - 2017-03-23 13:35
Lights on the famous Paris landmark go off in tribute to the victims of the London attack. ...

PM Barzani Decries London Terror Attack
BAS News - 2017-03-23 12:18
People of Kurdistan understand pain of terrorism, Nechirvan Barzani says ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister condemned the terrorist attack which took place in London on Wednesday. “I strongly condemn the terror attack which took p ...

Scottish independence referendum debate to resume on Tuesday: BBC
Reuters - 2017-03-23 11:00
EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland's parliament will resume its independence referendum debate on Tuesday after it suspended proceedings following an attack on Britain's national parliament at Westminster, the BBC reported. ...

Seven people arrested after attack on British Parliament
NRT - 2017-03-23 10:37

Polish PM draws link between London attack and EU migrant policy
Reuters - 2017-03-23 10:01
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's prime minister drew a link on Thursday between an attack in London targeting the British parliament and the European Union's migrant policy, saying the assault vindicated Warsaw's refusal to take in refugees. ...

British police investigate attack on parliament that killed five
Reuters - 2017-03-23 08:54
LONDON (Reuters) - British counter-terrorism police were investigating the background of an attacker who killed four people and injured about 40 before being shot to death by police just outside the British parliament in London. ...

One Turkish soldier killed, four wounded in PKK attack in Hakkari
NRT - 2017-03-23 08:17

KRG PM denounces attack near British Parliament in London
NRT - 2017-03-23 07:36

One Turkish soldier killed, four wounded in clashes with Kurdish militants: army
Reuters - 2017-03-23 07:04
ANKARA (Reuters) - One Turkish soldier was killed and four were wounded in an armed attack by Kurdish militants in Turkey's southeastern province of Hakkari, the Turkish military said on Thursday. ...

PM Barzani condemns London attack, Kurds stand with UK
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 06:47
I offer my condolences to the families of the victims, ...

Donald Trump Jr criticises London mayor after terror attack
BBC - 2017-03-23 03:56
The US president's son hits out at Sadiq Khan for comments made last year about terror preparedness. ...

Four people dead, 20 injured in the UK parliament attack
Orient News - 2017-03-23 02:04

Kurdistan Region Presidency Condemns London Terror Attack
BAS News - 2017-03-23 00:46
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Presidency condemned the “terror attack” which struck London on Wednesday. “We strongly decry the terror attack which targets civilian lives,” reads a statement by the Kurdistan Region Presidency which also offered condolences to ...

IS Mortar Attack Kills and Injures Civilians in Central Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-23 00:46
LEEDS — Mortar shelling conducted by the so-called Islamic State (IS) killed one civilian and injured another three, including a security soldier, in the areas of central Mosul on Wednesday. A police source said that one girl was killed and two other civ ...

Mass murder in Westminster terror attack
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 00:10
At least three have been killed, including a police officer ...

London attack: World leaders show solidarity
BBC - 2017-03-22 23:16
France, Germany and the US send messages of solidarity after the deadly attack near parliament. ...

Kurdistan Region's Presidency condemns attack near U.K. Parliament
NRT - 2017-03-22 21:11

YBS fend off ISIS attack south of Shingal
Rûdaw - 2017-03-22 20:05
One member of the PKK’s armed wing, the HPG, was killed ...

Four dead including police officer and assailant in London attack: police
Reuters - 2017-03-22 19:41
LONDON (Reuters) - Four people, including the attacker and a police officer, died in Wednesday's terrorism incident at the British parliament, police said. ...

London attack: French students injured on bridge
BBC - 2017-03-22 19:18
Three schoolchildren from France are among those injured in the Westminster Bridge attack. ...

Syrian army sends reinforcements as rebels press Hama attack
Reuters - 2017-03-22 12:28
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army is sending reinforcements to face a major rebel offensive in Hama province, a Syrian military source told Reuters on Wednesday, as insurgents pressed an attack in a western area critically important to President Bashar a ...

Pakistan reinstates secret military courts despite criticism
BBC - 2017-03-22 05:51
They were first set up after a bloody attack on a military-run school that killed 134 children. ...

Two German-born terror suspects to be deported
BBC - 2017-03-22 03:22
The men of Algerian and Nigerian descent were detained on suspicion of planning a terror attack. ...

Brussels attack survivor walking one year on
BBC - 2017-03-22 03:22
The photo of Sebastien Bellin was one of the iconic images of the Brussels Airport bomb a year ago. ...

Lessons learned, Belgian PM still on guard a year after attack
Reuters - 2017-03-21 21:55
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium has learned lessons about keeping violent Islamists in check but cannot rule out more attacks, its prime minister said on Tuesday, a year after Islamic State suicide bombers killed 32 people in Brussels. ...

UNAMI Condemns Monday's Terrorist Attack in Baghdad
BAS News - 2017-03-21 20:24
BAGHDAD — The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General for Iraq, Ján Kubiš, strongly condemns the “cowardly” terrorist bombing in Baghdad’s southwestern al-Amil district on Monday, 20th of March, in which scores of civilians were re ...

Syrian jihadist group says it launches attack near Hama
Reuters - 2017-03-21 19:51
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Tahrir al-Sham, an alliance of Syrian jihadist rebel groups, said on Tuesday it was launching a new offensive near the city of Hama in the central part of western Syria. ...

U.S. drone kills militant blamed for attack on Sri Lanka cricket team in Pakistan
Reuters - 2017-03-21 14:14
DERA ISMAIL KHAN (Reuters) - A U.S. drone airstrike in Afghanistan has killed a Pakistani militant accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket team in 2009, Pakistani security sources and Islamist militants said. ...

YBS repel Islamic State attack in western Sinjar
NRT - 2017-03-21 13:33

Suicide Car Bomb Attack Kills 23 in Baghdad
BAS News - 2017-03-20 21:04
BAGHDAD — At least 23 people were killed on Monday in the Iraqi capital as the result of a terrorist attack, officials confirmed. The attack, targeting a commercial area in Baghdad's southwestern Amil neighborhood, was carried out via a suicide car bomb. ...

Orly airport attack: CCTV shows moment soldier grabbed
BBC - 2017-03-20 20:23
A man grabs a female soldier at Orly airport on Saturday, before being shot dead minutes later. ...

Iraq car bomb kills 20 in south-west Baghdad
BBC - 2017-03-20 20:23
No group claims responsibility for the attack but so-called Islamic State are the main suspects. ...

Clashes in Syria's Damascus after surprise rebel attack
Aljazeera - 2017-03-20 03:27
Fierce clashes reported in eastern areas of the Syrian capital following ambush by rebel-aligned forces ...

Kurdish militant group launches attack on Iranian military, killing two
Almasdarnews - 2017-03-20 03:06

Teenager survives crocodile attack in Queensland
BBC - 2017-03-20 01:02
The 18-year-old man entered a river in Queensland apparently on a dare, authorities say. ...

Iraq won’t accept PKK to use Iraqi soil to attack Turkey: Abadi
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he will not permit an attack by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) against Turkey to be launched from Iraqi territory, speaking in a phone conversation with Turkish PM Binali Yildirim on Tuesday. “The I ...

PKK roadside bomb kills Two Turkish soldiers in Kurdish region
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Two Turkish soldiers were killed on Wednesday in a roadside bomb attack in the southeast blamed on Kurdish militants from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), local media reported. The attack took place when secu ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 16, 2017
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
Iraqi Kurds mark the 29th anniversary of the chemical weapons attack on Halabja Halabja: Iraqi Kurds Thursday (March 16) mark the 29th anniversary of the chemical weapons attack on the Kurdish city of Halabja in which five thousand people were killed and ...

Iraqi parliament hosts exhibition to commemorate Halabja massacre
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
BAGHDAD,— An exhibition displaying photos commemorating the Halabja chemical attack by the Ba’ath regime has been put on display in the Iraqi Parliament on Thursday. A picture exhibition supervised by Iraqi Parliament Deputy Speaker, Aram Sheikh Mohammed ...

Syrian Kurds say Raqqa offensive will start in early April
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The leader of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia of Syrian Kurdistan, Sipan Hemo, announced that the US-backed attack on Islamic State’s stronghold in Raqqa will start early in April. US officials, on the other hand, have made no ...

At least two Iranian Revolutionary Guards killed in Kurdish attack - ARA News
Aranews - 2017-03-19 22:55

Saudi-led coalition calls for U.N. supervision of Yemen port
Reuters - 2017-03-19 22:55
DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen called on Sunday for the United Nations to place a strategic port under its supervision after 42 Somalis were killed in an attack on their refugee boat nearby. ...

London police simulate Thames boat hijacking in counter-terror exercise
Reuters - 2017-03-19 19:52
LONDON (Reuters) - London police simulated a hijacking of a tourist boat on the River Thames on Sunday as part of training for a possible terror attack. ...

Clashes in Syria's Damascus after surprise rebel attack
Kurdiu - 2017-03-19 19:24

Somali security forces that freed pirated ship say NATO must do more
Reuters - 2017-03-19 19:08
BOSASSO (Reuters) - Somali officials whose forces freed a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew said on Sunday that NATO ships must do more to prevent the illegal fishing that locals say sparked the latest attack. ...

Syria war: Damascus sees fierce clashes after rebel attack
BBC - 2017-03-19 16:43
The military responds with air strikes following rebel artillery and rocket attacks, witnesses say. ...

Bangladesh court upholds death sentences over 2004 attack on British envoy
Reuters - 2017-03-19 10:22
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's Supreme Court rejected a final appeal on Sunday by a leading militant and two others against death sentences imposed over a grenade attack on the British ambassador in 2004, lawyers said, meaning they could be hanged at any ...

Syrian government forces, rebels clash at east Damascus edges: monitor
Reuters - 2017-03-19 10:22
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces battled rebel groups at the fringes of Damascus on Sunday, after the insurgents launched an attack from the east of the heavily fortified capital, a monitoring group said. ...

German cybersecurity watchdog raises attack alert level: paper
Reuters - 2017-03-19 03:29
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany has raised its alert level against cyber attacks to "heightened readiness" ahead of parliamentary elections, saying government websites are already subjected to daily assault, newspaper Welt am Sonntag said. ...

Man shot after attack at Paris Orly airport
Kurdiu - 2017-03-18 23:47

Video...British news crew survived from a suicide attack
Kurdiu - 2017-03-18 23:47

12 Civilians Injured By IS Chemical Attack In Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-18 23:20
MOSUL — Twelve civilians were injured in a chemical attack conducted by the so-called Islamic State (IS) militants in Mosul. The attack was launched on the liberated areas of Mosul, using highly toxic gases, a police officer in the province of Nineveh sa ...

Alevis: Shengal attacks are the continuation of the 73th Edict
ANHA - 2017-03-18 10:22
AFRIN – The Alevis living in the Afrin Canton regarded the attacks of the AKP-KDP gangs against Shengal as a continuation of the 73rd Edict. The AKP-KDP gangs attacked the town of Khanasor in Shengal on 3 March, and this attack was condemned by the people ...

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