Category: Blowback

“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 […]

Suicide bombings at Kabul demonstration kills 80

A suicide bombing in the capital of Afghanistan on Saturday killed 80 people and injured more than 230 others, many of whom were taking part in a political demonstration, authorities said. The blast occurred in Dehmazamg Square near the Kabul Zoo on the main road to Parliament, Health Ministry spokesperson Ismail Kawosi told NBC News. […]

U.S.-backed rebels behead child amid Syrian condemnation

A U.S.-backed Syrian rebel group beheaded a 12-year-old boy in Syria’s northern province of Aleppo, amid condemnation from the Syrian government. Militants with the Nour Addien Zinki group, which is located and largely fight in Aleppo province, executed Abdullah Issa, a Palestinian child from the Handarat camp for Palestinian refugees in Aleppo. A video clip […]

ISIS supporter dead after German train axe attack

Police have discovered a “hand-painted” Islamic State flag in the room of a 17-year-old Afghan teenager who attacked several passengers on a regional train near Würzburg, Germany, on Monday night, Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Hermann told public broadcaster ZDF on Tuesday morning. Officials have not yet determined whether there are Islamist links to the attack. […]

French-Tunisian truck driver kills 84 in Nice

A terrorist who used a hired lorry to kill at least 84 people in a rampage during Bastille Day celebrations in Nice has been named as a convicted criminal well known to the police for armed attacks. Tunisian-born Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel – described as a “weird loner” who “became depressed” when his wife left him […]

The Istanbul airport suicide attack blowback?

The death toll in the June 28 terrorist attack against Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport rose to 43 Thursday with the death of a critically wounded three-year-old Palestinian boy. The child’s mother was among those killed in the attack, which wounded 239 others. The worldwide horror over the triple suicide bombing in one of the world’s […]

Orlando shooting: ‘Gays should be punished by God’

Orlando Nightclub Gunman’s Father Says Son Was Angry After Seeing Two Men Kissing A gunman opened fired at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, at around 2 a.m. Sunday morning, killing approximately 50 and injuring at least 53. In a press conference this morning, Orlando Police Chief John Mina originally said that approximately 20 people […]

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam captured in Brussels raids

Paris terror attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been arrested during a massive police operation in the Molenbeek area of Brussels, the Belgian Federal prosecutor’s office has confirmed. According to police sources Abdeslam was wounded in the leg in the course of the anti-terror raids on rue des Quatre-Vents. The mayor of Molenbeek, Francois Schepmans, confirmed […]

NATO cmdr: Syria, Russia using migrant crisis as a ‘weapon’

When you are at fault on the political stage, step 1 is to blame your opponent in the hope that it will push them into a defensive position. Top NATO General Philip Breedlove warned US lawmakers Tuesday that Russia is helping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad turn the refugee crisis into a “weapon” against the West. […]

London tube station stabbing ‘a terrorist incident’

The stabbing of three people at a London tube station by a man wielding a large knife is being treated as a “terrorist incident”, the Met Police has said. The suspect apparently shouted “this is for Syria” before attacking members of the public near the ticket barriers at Leytonstone station. One man was stabbed in […]

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