Archive for June, 2016

Jun
30
2016

Istanbul airport attack: ISIS leadership involved in planning, Turkish source say

Turkish officials have strong evidence that the Istanbul airport attackers came to the country from the Syrian ISIS stronghold of Raqqa and that the group’s leadership was involved in the planning of the attack, a senior Turkish government source... Read more
Jun
29
2016

CIA Director Says Istanbul Attack Should Serve as Warning to U.S.

CIA Director John Brennan said that the suicide bombings in Istanbul, Turkey bore the signs of ISIS and should serve as a warning to Americans that the terrorist group is aiming to carry out similar attacks in the U.S.... Read more
Jun
29
2016

ISIS attacked Istanbul airport because they are ‘desperate’, John Kerry says

Secretary Of State John Kerry said ISIS had begun targeting airports as an act of despair in the face of defeat, hours after the attack that left up to 50 dead in Istanbul, Turkey. via ISIS attacked Istanbul airport... Read more
Jun
29
2016

Death toll rises to 41 in attack at Istanbul airport

Turkey pointed the finger of blame at ISIS jihadists Wednesday after three suicide bombers attacked Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport — killing 41 people, including 13 foreigners, and leaving at least 239 injured. There was no immediate claim of responsibility,... Read more
Jun
28
2016

Istanbul airport explosions: 28 dead, 60 injured, Turkish official says

At least 28 people have been killed and 60 others wounded in the attack on Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey, Istanbul Gov. Vasip Sahin told Turkey’s state-run news agency TRT. In total three bombs exploded, the governor told TRT.... Read more
Jun
27
2016

FBI didn’t inform some Americans they were on ISIS hit list

The FBI did not alert numerous Americans that they were placed on secret Islamic State hit lists or notify their local police about the potential dangers, a lapse in the government’s efforts to combat the terrorist group’s evolving strategy... Read more
Jun
27
2016

Al Qaeda urges lone wolves to target whites, to avoid ‘hate crime’ label

Lone wolf jihadists should target white Americans so no one mistakes their terror attacks for hate crimes unrelated to the cause of radical Islam, Al Qaeda writes in the latest edition of its online magazine. In an article first... Read more
Jun
24
2016

ISIS calls for attacks in Berlin and Brussels to ‘paralyse’ Europe in wake of Brexit chaos

Islamic State has expressed its delight for the expected negative economic impact on the United Kingdom and the European Union following the British referendum – and called for attacks in Berlin and Brussels to “paralyze” Europe. via ISIS calls... Read more
Jun
22
2016

Indiana teen charged with terrorism, accused of supporting ISIS

An Indiana teen was arrested and charged with terrorism after the FBI uncovered his online conversations planning a U.S.-based attack and discovered he scheduled travel overseas to join ISIS. He was also spotted by the FBI in a local... Read more
Jun
22
2016

Armed Homeland Security employee may have been planning attack

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether a Department of Homeland Security employee with top-secret clearance was planning an attack at the agency’s Washington headquarters when he entered the building with a gun, a knife, an infrared camera, pepper spray and... Read more