Authorities in Sri Lanka have implicated a small extremist group called National Thowfeek Jamaath for the Easter weekend bombings. But how could a small group pull off a coordinated attack of such sophistication? The answer might have arrived via the Islamic State's Amaq news agency, reports the New York Times. ISIS has claimed credit for organizing the … Continue reading ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Sri Lanka bombings
At least 138 people were killed and nearly 500 hospitalized from injuries in near simultaneous blasts that rocked three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the state-run Daily News reports. A security official tells the AP that two of the blasts are suspected to have been carried out by suicide bombers. St. Anthony's Shrine and … Continue reading Simultaneous blasts kill over 120 people in Sri Lanka
The United Nations in Somalia has strongly condemned Saturday's blasts in the capital city, Mogadishu. In a tweet against the wanton destruction of lives and property by terrorists who are suspected to be al-Shabab fighters, the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) described the act as "barbaric bombings" which targeted civilians in Mogadishu. Over 20 … Continue reading The UN condemns Saturday’s attack in Somalia
The United Nations children agency has expressed extreme concern at the appalling increase in the cruel and calculated use of children, especially girls, as “human bombs” in north-east Nigeria. “Since the beginning of January 2017, 83 children had been used as so-called human bombs, 55 being girls, most of them often under 15 years old,” UN … Continue reading Children used as ‘Human Bombs’ in Nigeria are ‘Victims,’ not ‘Perpetrators’
It has been confirmed that there is a web of connections linking the terrorists involved in the Brussels attacks and the Paris massacre last year. The suspected jihadists behind the terror bombings in Brussels have been shown to have strong links with the Paris attackers. Below are the chief Brussels suspects and their connections with … Continue reading Link Between Brussels And Paris Attackers.
The Eiffel Tower is illuminated with the colors of Belgian national flag in homage of the victims of the Brussels' terrorist attacks in Paris, France, on March 22, 2016. The security measures in French airports have been increased after at least 34 people were killed in a series of attacks in Brussels on Tuesday … Continue reading Eiffel Tower Mourns.
This image from the Brussels Airport surveillance cameras made available by Belgian Police, shows what officials believe may be suspects in the Brussels airport attack on March 22, 2016. The Belgian state prosecutor said in a press conference on Tuesday, that a photograph of three male suspects was taken at Zaventem. "Two of them seem … Continue reading Belgium Bombers To Be Identified.