Category: Blowback

Expansion of Terrorism: Spain & Finland attacked

There are more and more cases of the same families, sometimes even the same people, being exposed to terrorist attacks in Europe. RT spoke to counter-terrorism expert Temi-tope Olodo, who says the authorities and the Muslim community must take a tougher stance on extremism. RT correspondent Igor Zhdanov commented on the recent attacks in Finland […]

Brussels: Man ‘neutralised’ by Belgian police after blast

Belgian soldiers “neutralized” a person reportedly wearing an explosive belt at Brussels Central Station on Tuesday evening. “We do not know whether the man, whose identity we have yet to confirm, is alive or dead. However, this was a terrorist attack,” Eric Van der Sijpt, spokesperson for the Belgian Federal prosecutor told reporters at a […]

Explosive-laden car rams police van on Paris’ Champs-Elysées

A heavily-armed driver “deliberately” rammed a police van at the Champs-Elysées roundabout in Paris on Monday, just 200 yards form the presidential palace where Emmanuel Macron resides. The vehicle, a white Renault Mégane, struck a blue police van as it drove down the road in the central Parisian district at around 3.40pm, and burst into […]

Van attacker ‘turned against Muslims’ after bridge attack

The suspect in the Finsbury Park terror attack had expressed increasingly antagonistic views towards Muslims in the weeks following the recent London Bridge atrocity, it emerged tonight. Darren Osborne, 47, was arrested in the early hours of Monday on suspicion of driving a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers in north London. He is […]

London attack linked to hate preacher Anjem Choudary

The bloody rampage that left seven people dead and dozens injured on a busy Saturday night in London Bridge is the latest atrocity to be tied to Anjem Choudary’s network of extremists, it has emerged. Khuram Butt, who wore an Arsenal shirt and hoax suicide vest to carry out the slaughter, had been reported to […]

Did NATO’s regime change lead to blowback in Manchester?

London Attack: The fruits of arming Islamists in Libya & Syria

If the UK had not played their part in the arming & training of dubious rebels groups, in hope of provoking regime change, then there would be no ISIS. Are we still repeating the mistakes of the past? There are indications that UK special forces have been on the ground fighting alongside the Muslim Brotherhood […]

France church attack: Priest killed by two ‘IS soldiers’

An 84-year-old priest was killed and four other people taken hostage by two armed men who stormed his church in a suburb of Rouen in northern France. The two attackers, who said they were from the so-called Islamic State (IS), slit Fr Jacques Hamel’s throat during a morning Mass, officials say. Police surrounded the church […]

Syrian suicide bomber had pledged allegiance to ISIS

A Syrian suicide bomber – nicknamed ‘Rambo’ – who blew himself up outside a German music festival had pledged allegiance to ISIS, had Islamist videos at his home and had enough chemicals to make another bomb, it has emerged. The 27-year-old, named locally as Mohammad Daleel, injured 12 people outside a packed wine bar in […]

“Syrian” refugee kills woman with machete in Germany

An attacker has allegedly killed one woman and injured two people in the city of Reutlingen in southwest Germany, according to local police. Officials confirmed the man was arrested after a citizen hit him with a car. The machete-wielding attacker sparked panic after killing a woman near a Turkish fast-food kiosk in downtown Reutlingen, German […]

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