London attacker Khalid Masood was a criminal with militant links

Mar 24, 2017

London attacker Khalid Masood was a criminal with militant links

Before he killed at least four people in Britain’s deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat. A British-born former teacher and Muslim convert, Masood had shown up on ...

Low-tech London attack is 'new norm,' experts say

Mar 24, 2017

Low-tech London attack is 'new norm,' experts say

A man with a car, a knife and murderous intent — the London attack shows the “new norm” of low-tech terrorism, experts say. Analysts who have studied similar attacks say their crude nature makes them almost impossible to prevent and easy to copy, posing ...

'Terrorist' at U.K. Parliament kills five, is shot dead

Mar 23, 2017

'Terrorist' at U.K. Parliament kills five, is shot dead

A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain’s seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Five people were killed, including the ...

Syrian troops shell, bomb parts of Damascus as rebels renew attack

Mar 22, 2017

Syrian troops shell, bomb parts of Damascus as rebels renew attack

Airstrikes and artillery fire shook Damascus on Tuesday as government forces tried to repel a second rebel attack on the Syrian capital in three days. The military deployed tanks along the city’s leafy Fares al-Khoury Avenue leading to the eastern Jobar and Qaboun neighborhoods, ...