Category Archives: Essential Reading

SAS soldier raced to save Nairobi hotel terror victims

An off-duty British special forces soldier ran into a hotel compound being attacked by terrorists in Nairobi, where he stormed buildings and dragged civilians to safety.

4 Americans among those killed in Syria attack claimed by ISIS

ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed four Americans and at least 10 other people in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday.

Islamic group drops exhibition for Muslims who saved Jews

An exhibition to honour Muslims who helped to save Jews during the Holocaust has been forced to open in another area of London after an Islamic centre pulled out.

ISIS attack in Syria renews debate over Trump’s claim on terrorists’ group rout, push to withdraw

Assault kills two U.S. service members, a Pentagon civilian employee and a U.S. contractor.

Isis supporter ‘planned anti-tank missile attack on White House’

The FBI has arrested a man suspected of plotting to use an anti-tank missile to blow a hole in the side of the White House.

At least 21 killed as Kenya hotel siege is declared over

Men armed with guns and explosives burst into a hotel complex in Nairobi, killing at least 21 people in an attack that lasted hours and ended Wednesday morning.

Pence declares ‘ISIS has been defeated’ on the same day as deadly Syria attack

On the same day that an ISIS-claimed attack killed US service members in Syria, Vice President Mike Pence declared that “the caliphate has crumbled and ISIS has been defeated.”

Far-right Alternative for Germany party to be investigated for extremism

Germany’s domestic spy agency is to investigate Alternative for Germany (AfD) to see whether the anti-immigrant party’s policies breach constitutional safeguards against extremism.

YouTube removes advert for far-right Britain First

Film in which leader confronts Muslim outreach volunteers shown before Brexit content

Nairobi hotel attack a grim reminder of spectre of the terrorism which hangs over Kenya

Kenyan security forces were forced to undergo intensive training after the Westgate massacre, but lack of intelligence represents cause for concern.