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Faith Leaders Mourn Attack Victims

(AP) – Britain’s most senior faith leaders gathered near the country’s Parliament to mourn the victims of London’s terror attack and to appeal for peace in a troubled time.  Sheikh Mohammed Al-Hilli, representing Shia Muslims, and Sunni Sheikh Khalifa Ezzat, head Imam at the London Central Mosque stood alongside the archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby; […]

US: Syrian Fighters Facing Little Resistance At Tabqa Dam

(AP) – A U.S. military spokesman says the Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters airlifted into combat in northern Syria earlier this week have encountered only light resistance, suggesting that the operation caught Islamic State militants by surprise. Col. Joseph Scrocca, spokesman in Baghdad for the U.S.-led coalition fighting IS in Syria and Iraq, said in […]

Police Identify Attacker

(AP) – British police have identified the person responsible for the terror attack near Parliament as 52-year-old Khalid Masood.  The police say in a statement Thursday that Masood was born in southeastern England and was most recently living in the West Midlands, in central England. Police say Masood, who had a number of aliases, wasn’t […]

Prime Minister Says Attacker Was Investigated For Extremist Links

(AP) – British Prime Minister Theresa May has delivered a defiant message after yesterday’s deadly attack, saying “we are not afraid.” May has told lawmakers in the House of Commons that “yesterday an act of terrorism tried to silence our democracy, but today we meet as normal.” She called the car and knife rampage that […]