Terrorism

Barcelona terror attack: police hunt 18-year-old Moussa Oukabir

Officers seeking younger brother of man arrested on suspicion of hiring van that was used to kill 14 people on Las Ramblas<p>Spanish police investigating the Barcelona terrorist attack are hunting an 18-year-old man who is suspected of driving the van that ploughed along Las Ramblas on Thursday, …

Spain

Hero police officer shot dead four terrorists in Cambrils and saved injured partner's life

An outnumbered police officer shot dead four of the five terrorists who attacked the seaside city of Cambrils last night, saving his injured partner’s life, according to a dramatic account of the shootout.<p>The officers were carrying out a routine check at a roundabout near the seafront of Cambrils …

Policing

Trump Says ‘Obstructionist Democrats’ Undermining National Security

President sends mixed messages before leaving for Camp David security summit<p>Donald Trump began the last workday of yet another chaotic week of his …

Islamic Terrorism

Why Spain has become a target for terrorists

This morning’s terror attack in Barcelona ended 13 years in Spain without an Islamist attack, but it hasn’t been from a lack of trying.<p>At least a dozen people are dead and 100 injured after a van crashed into a crowd of pedestrians in a tourist-heavy district on Las Ramblas. The driver of the van …

Spain

Several killed in police raid after Barcelona terror attack

Several people were killed in a shootout with Catalan police when cops executed a raid the in the Spanish town of Cambrils on suspicion there was a …

The Latest: Trump says 'Radical Islamic Terrorism' must end

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump, the terrorist attack in Barcelona and the Charlottesville violence (all times local):<p>9:20 a.m.<p>President Donald Trump says "Radical Islamic Terrorism must be stopped by whatever means necessary!"<p>He adds that "the courts must …

Islamic Terrorism

Spanish police kill 5 suspects linked to Barcelona attack

AP Radio AP Radio News:<p>BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State …

Spain

California Teacher Is Desperately Searching for Her Missing Husband After Barcelona Terror Attacks That Killed 14

Heidi Nunes and her husband Jared Tucker were on a romantic tour through Europe to celebrate their first year of marriage when tragedy struck.<p>After …

Crime

Horror footage shows bodies strewn across beach resort after SECOND van attack near Barcelona

Chilling footage of bodies strewn across the street has emerged after a second terror attack at a beach resort close to Barcelona in Spain.<p>Police …

5 suspects killed after deadly Barcelona attack

A police operation was carried out in the city of Cambrilla hours after a vehicle-ramming attack in Barcelona that left at least 13 people killed and …

Middle East

Barcelona terror attacks draw diverse reactions online

In Catalan, Spanish and English, responses flooded social networks in the aftermath of the Catalan attacks. Politicians, sports stars, musicians and …

Spain

New Video Shows Horrific Aftermath of Barcelona Van Attack

New video obtained by VICE News shows the horrific aftermath of the terror attack in Barcelona. In footage taken moments after a white van plowed into pedestrians on the popular Las Ramblas boulevard Thursday evening, emergency services can also be seen attending to victims of an attack, which has …

This is why Isis attacked Barcelona

Despite its (relatively) low body count and primitive execution, Thursday’s terrorist attack in Barcelona shocked many local and international …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Trump references inaccurate anecdote after Barcelona attack

President Trump tweeted a factually inaccurate anecdote about combatting Muslim enemies after the terror attack in Barcelona that left at least 13 …

Islamist terrorism in Catalonia leaves the Spanish wondering why

THE jihadists of Islamic State (IS) may boast of their ambition to recover the lost Islamic lands of “al-Andalus”. But until this week Spain seemed …

Economics

Police Are Searching For This Teen In Connection With The Barcelona Terror Attack

An EU police official confirmed to BuzzFeed News that Moussa Oukabir, aged 17 or 18, was wanted for questioning over the van attack on Las Ramblas on Thursday.<p>Spanish police are seeking a teenager in connection with the terrorist attack on a busy tourist area of central Barcelona on Thursday, which …

World News

Trump says 'radical Islamic terrorism must be stopped by whatever means necessary' in wake of Barcelona attack

Tweeting the morning after 13 people were killed in Barcelona after a van plowed through crowds in a busy pedestrian area, President Donald Trump called on American courts to "give us our protective rights back" to stop "Radical Islamic Terrorism."<p>While it's unclear what "protective rights" the …

Islamic Terrorism

'Before I Make a Statement, I Need the Facts'

President Trump responded quickly to a terrorist attack in Barcelona, but waited to condemn the one in Charlottesville.<p>President Trump said Tuesday he waited days to condemn the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, because he wanted to get all the facts. Trump has not explicitly described as …

Politics

Everything we know about the Barcelona attack

At least 13 people have been confirmed dead<p>Two terror attacks have taken place in the Catalonia region of Spain. On Thursday (August 17) around 16.50 local time, a white van ploughed into people on the popular tourist boulevard Las Ramblas in Barcelona.<p>Witnesses told multiple news outlets that the …

Barcelona attack: police kill four suspects in Cambrils terror raid – latest updates

Thirteen people are confirmed dead and up to 100 injured in Las Ramblas, while earlier explosion at house in Alcanar is also linked to attack<p>Analysis: attack provides harsh lessons in fight against terror Full report: van hits crowd in city centre Aftermath of attack on Las Ramblas – in pictures If …

CIA 'warned of Spanish police of possible Barcelona attack' two months ago

Catalan police were warned two months ago about a possible terrorist attack on Las Ramblas, Spanish media have reported.<p>The CIA told Los Mossos, the Catalonian regional police force, that Barcelona was a top target for Jihadist terrorists as recently as June this year, El Peridoco, a local paper, …

Spain

4 presumed Barcelona terrorists shot dead to stop second attack

Spanish police said Friday (local time) that four people presumed to be terrorists involved with the Barcelona attack have been shot dead in …

Politics

These Are the Victims of the Spanish Terrorist Attacks

The people killed and injured in this week's terrorist attacks in Spain hailed from 34 countries around the world, and the impact will be felt in …

World News

The Latest: Trump revives discredited tale about pigs' blood

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. reaction to the attack in Barcelona, Spain (all times local):<p>3:30 p.m.<p>Hours after the deadly terrorist attack in Spain, President Donald Trump revived a widely discredited story about an Army general who supposedly halted Muslim attacks in the Philippines in the …

Politics

'Islamic terrorism' must stop, Trump says after Spain attacks

US President Donald Trump on Friday said the world must use “whatever means necessary” to stop “radical Islamic terrorism,” after twin attacks in …

Islamic Terrorism

Trump Offers Spain Incredibly Terrible Advice in Wake of Tragic Terrorist Attack

<i>Screenshot/CNN</i><p>President Trump took a moment out of his day to offer some words of comfort to Spain in the wake of Thursday's apparent terror attack, …

Donald Trump

Trump responds to Barcelona attack by reviving debunked myth

In responding more quickly than with Charlottesville, president cites fictitious story of general dipping bullets in pig’s blood before execution of Islamic soldiers<p>Barcelona van attack – live updates<p>Donald Trump responded to the Barcelona attack by reviving an already debunked anecdote about a US …

Politics

Turku, Finland Stabbing Attack Leaves Several Wounded: Police

LONDON — Several people have been wounded in a stabbing in the city of Turku, western Finland, police said Friday.<p>The suspected attacker was shot, according to police who urged citizens to leave the immediate area.<p>The Turun Sanomat newspaper reported that at least one person was killed in the …

World News

Theresa May is 'urgently' looking into reports of a missing British child after Barcelona attack

LONDON — The British police and security services are "urgently" investigating reports of a missing British child following the Barcelona terror attack.<p>The prime minister said she was "looking into" the reports that a child who is a dual British national, is missing, following the attack on the …

Theresa May

Hunting Clicks: Some Uncomfortable Truths, While You Mourn The Dead In Barcelona

All men are created equal, but some men – and some women and children – are created much more ‘equal’ than others, and their grief is especially more …

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