Hashem Abedi: Brother of Manchester Arena bomber extradited to UK

Hashem Abedi was arrested in Libya shortly after his brother Salman blew himself up at the Manchester Arena in May 2017. The brother of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi has been arrested at a London airport after being extradited from Libya over his alleged involvement in the terror attack. Hashem Abedi was arrested for murder, attempted murder and conspiracy to cause an explosion likely to endanger life and he will be transferred into police custody…

Farhad Salah: Man guilty of plotting terror attack using bomb in driverless car

A man has been found guilty of planning a terror attack using a remote-controlled vehicle containing a bomb. Farhad Salah, 24, was found guilty of preparing to commit acts of terrorism at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday, following a five-week trial. Jurors heard how Salah, of Brunswick Road in Sheffield, posted on social media about using a driverless car in an attack. The jury failed to reach a verdict on his co-defendant, Chesterfield chip-shop owner…

Anti-terror cops arrest and charge man, 22, in Glenrothes over alleged terrorism plot

COPS have arrested and charged a man in Fife over an alleged terrorist plot. Police Scotland’s Counter Terrorism unit made the arrest following an intelligence-led operation in Glenrothes. It’s claimed the man, 22, had been planning to commit acts of terrorism. But the alleged plot was foiled when anti-terror officers are reported to have swooped. The man was arrested on suspicion of engaging in conduct in preparation for committing acts of terrorism contrary to section…

Northern Ireland terrorism police arrest man and woman

Search at property near Ballymena uncovers ‘suspected munitions and a quantity of ammunition’, police say A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of a range of terrorism-related offences. Detectives from PSNI terrorism investigation unit (TIU) arrested a 31-year-old woman when officers carried out a search operation at an address on in Glarryford, near Ballymena, Co Antrim, on Friday evening. A 33-year-old man was later arrested after police stopped a car on the…

Man arrested by armed counter-terror police in London

Arrest of 20-year-old follows security service investigation into a potential jihadist plot Armed police have arrested a man at his home in London following a security service investigation into a potential jihadist plot. The 20-year-old was detained early on Friday after a raid by Scotland Yard’s counter-terrorism command in south-west London. The level of potential danger required armed police to be present, according to an assessment by police chiefs. Police said the man was arrested…

White supremacist convicted of murder in Charlottesville attack gets life in prison

White supremacist James Fields, who plowed into protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017, killing a woman and injuring others, has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty in order to avoid the death penalty. Fields pleaded guilty to the 29 federal hate crimes after driving from his Maumee, Ohio, house to attend the “Unite the Right” rally on Aug. 12, 2017, which drew hundreds of white nationalists to Charlottesville to protest…

Security alert triggers road closures in Strabane, County Tyrone

UNITED KINGDOM: Security alert triggers road closures in Strabane, County Tyrone Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) officials indicated that St Mary’s Drive and Beechmount Avenue in Strabane, County Tyrone, are closed to the public as a bomb disposal team investigates a suspicious object found in the area during afternoon hours local time. Further details were not immediately available. ADVICE: Anticipate heightened security and overland travel disruptions in the affected area for the next several…

Leicester mosque hit and run leaves worshipper fighting for life and teen in hospital

Shocking CCTV footage shows a car speeding down a Leicester road shortly before the suspected hit and run took place A worshipper is fighting for his life after an alleged hit and run outside a mosque, which has also left a teenage boy injured. The Masjid At-Taqwa Leicester mosque said one of its worshippers was critically injured by a vehicle that allegedly rammed into him outside the mosque overnight. Shocking CCTV shows a car speeding…

Fire As a Weapon of Terrorism

Terrorists have employed arson in several recent incidents, and it is likely to be used even more in the future. Arson attacks are far easier to conduct than bombing attacks, and the materials required to start a fire are cheap and readily available. Given the increasing global trend of right-wing violence, a surge in environmental activism and the persistent jihadist threat, an increase in the use of arson as a terrorist tool is anticipated. Palestinian…

3 arrested in nail bomb attack that wounded 13 in Lyon, France

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with a parcel bomb detonated in the French city of Lyon on Friday, authorities confirmed to ABC News. France’s Minister of the Interior Christophe Castaner announced a 24-year-old man had been arrested Monday around 10 a.m. on a street in Lyon. The Paris prosecutor’s office also confirmed to ABC News that two more suspects, a man and a woman, had also been arrested and placed in detention. The bomb…