German police in the state of Hesse arrested a teenager in September for plotting an Islamic terror attack on a gay club and church in the city of Frankfurt.
— Read on m.jpost.com/International/Turkish-teenager-who-plotted-to-blow-up-gay-club-in-Frankfurt-arrested-567201
A police spokesman refused to comment on local media reports that the man was from Algeria and had shouted “Allahu akbar” (God is greatest) during the attack.
An indictment was returned today charging Ahmadreza Mohammadi-Doostdar, 38, a dual U.S.-Iranian citizen, and Majid Ghorbani, 59, an Iranian citizen and resident of California, with allegedly acting on behalf of the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran by conducting covert surveillance of Israeli and Jewish facilities in the United States, and collecting identifying information about American citizens and U.S. nationals who are members of the group Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK).
— Read on www.justice.gov/opa/pr/two-individuals-charged-acting-illegal-agents-government-iran
“I don’t buy it. Evil is a make-believe concept we’ve invented to deal with the complexities of fellow humans holding values and beliefs and perspectives different than our own … By and large, humans are kind. Self-interested sometimes, myopic sometimes, but kind. Generous and wonderful and kind.”
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/08/07/world/asia/islamic-state-tajikistan-bike-attack.html
The man arrested on suspicion of carrying out a terrorist attack at the UK Parliament on Tuesday has reportedly been identified as 29-year-old Salih Khater.
The man, a Sudan-born British national, has been identified by a European security source, Reuters reports. It added he was not known to security services before Tuesday.
The vehicle swerved into cyclists and pedestrians shortly after 07:30 BST, injuring three people.
The 29-year-old suspect is not believed to be known to MI5 or counter-terrorism police, and is not co-operating with officers. Searches are taking place in Birmingham and Nottingham.
Two people were treated in hospita
The gunman, identified Monday as Faisal Hussain, 29, then died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police sources.
“We are at a terrible loss for words but we must speak out to express our deepest condolences to the families who are now suffering on account of our son’s horrific actions,” Hussain’s family wrote in a statement Monday.
“We are utterly devastated by the incomprehensible news that our son was responsible for the senseless violence and loss of life that took place on the Danforth.”
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/07/23/shooter-on-the-danforth-was-firing-like-someone-in-a-video-game-witness-says.html
The boy was in a pushchair with his family when a substance was sprayed or thrown towards him in a “deliberate attack”.
— Read on news.sky.com/story/three-men-arrested-over-acid-attack-on-a-three-year-old-boy-11445990
An Iranian-born man with a knife injured 10 people in an attack aboard a bus in northern Germany before being overpowered by passengers and arrested by police, the local prosecutor said.
— Read on www.rferl.org/a/iranian-born-man-with-knife-injures-10-in-attack-on-german-bus/29379017.html