• One Dead, 10 Injured As Van Hits Muslims Leaving Mosque

    One Dead, 10 Injured As Van Hits Muslims Leaving Mosque

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    She said her thoughts were with the injured, their loved ones and emergency officials who responded to the incident. The attacker was motivated by Islamist extremism, police said. "Our mosque and welfare centre provides vital support to many people in North London and we will continue to do this despite this incident". An AFP reporter could see a helicopter and many emergency vehicles at the scene, which was closed off by a large police cordon.
  • Dead, 8 Injured After Van Hits Pedestrians Outside London Mosque

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    Mahmoud kept yelling at the crowd, "Don't hit him, hand him over to the police, pin him down". Local youths, who are always demonised in this area, were the ones that saved the day. Images from the scene show a white van wedged against a traffic barrier at the end of a dead-end street. Scotland Yard said they had arrested a 48-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder.
  • Missing Presumed Dead in Grenfell Tower Fire

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    They said: "We naturally welcome funds for those in need, though this does show once more the tendency to sideline residents' views". 'As London faith representatives, our united minds, hearts and prayers are with everyone in Grenfell Tower and with the families and friends of all those who are impacted.
  • Iraqi premier on anti-terror outreach to Saudi Arabia, Iran

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    Those ties, however, had begun to improve under Salman after he aligned Saudi Arabia closer with Turkey and other Sunni Muslim countries in a bid to counter Shiite-ruled Iran . However, the recent Gulf crisis spurred Turkey's government to approve sending troops to Qatar forthwith. Iran's official IRNA news agency later quoted Aghababaie as saying one of the boats was missing.
  • London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number' of injuries

    London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number' of injuries

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    United Kingdom's Prime Minister, Theresa May , announced that the police were treating the incident "as a potential terrorist attack ". Witnesses said the man was white. "Some big van. crushing the people in the mosque". "We want to go out and integrate into society and show people that Islam is peace". After being seized, the man said he had wanted to kill "many Muslim people", one witness told journalists.
  • London fire: Death toll climbs to 79

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    People protest demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower fire, in London , Friday June 16, 2017. Scotland Yard has said the rescue operation by emergency services on the site will take weeks and the death toll is also expected to rise further, though not all victims may be identified due to the nature of the burns.
  • Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79

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    The rest are missing presumed dead and Mr Cundy said "the terrible reality is that we may not be able to identify all those that died" inside what is now a blackened and charred shell. Trade Minister Greg Hands said the government is carrying out an "urgent inspection" of the roughly 2,500 similar tower blocks across Britain to assess their safety, while an opposition lawmaker urged the government to quickly secure documents in the Grenfell renovation for the criminal probe.
  • 79 people feared dead in London high-rise fire

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    Mr Hammond also suggested that in the days since the fire the government had been given advice that retro-fitting the type of sprinkler systems that were missing from Grenfell Tower is not always the best course of action, in contradiction to statements made by the Fire Brigade Union and in the report into the Lakanal House fire in 2013, which killed six people in South London .
  • Female police officer seriously injured in Jerusalem attack

    Female police officer seriously injured in Jerusalem attack

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    At the same time a third attacker armed with a knife reportedly wounded two Israelis nearby before also being shot. The ISIS terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack, their first on Israeli soil, however it is not clear if the attackers were aligned with them or not.
  • Van attack near mosque quite clearly aimed at Muslims, says police chief

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    Mohammed Mahmoud prevented a furious crowd from taking out their anger on the suspect after a van ploughed into people outside the Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury Park , north London . Amid the angry screaming, people are heard trying to calm the crowd, one man saying: "Don't worry, officers are here". It said its prayers are with the victims.