Tag: Nice Attack

French forensic officers look for evidence near a truck which ploughed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, on July 15, 2016

Trucks and Cars Now Weapons of Choice for Terrorists

BARCELONA (AFP) – A driver deliberately ploughed a van into pedestrians on one of Spain’s busiest streets on Thursday, injuring a number of people in what police called a “terrorist attack”.

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Timeline: France’s Three Years of Islamist Terror

PARIS (AFP) – A man who said he was ready to die for Allah was shot dead after attacking a soldier at Paris’s Orly airport, triggering a major security alert that caused travel chaos.

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VIenna: ‘Allah Akbar’ Car Ram-Raid Copycat Attack

VIENNA, Austria — A Turkish Muslim with known terror connections reportedly attempted to recreate last year’s car attack in Graz (pictured above) in an action that occurred just hours after a court found the Bosnian perpetrator guilty of those killings.

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Prosecutor: Nice Truck Terrorist Had ‘Support and Accomplices’

French truck killer Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel was helped to prepare his Bastille Day attack by five suspects who are now in custody, prosecutor Francois Molins said Thursday. Molins said the four men and a women were “involved in the preparation”

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Islamic State Exploit Lone Wolf Attacks To Boost Own Profile

AFP – The Islamic State group has claimed several high-profile attacks in the West that it appears to have inspired rather than planned, sowing fear and boosting its profile at low cost. Such attacks require far less effort than planning

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French Don’t Trust Their Government On Response To Terrorism

Two thirds of French people do not trust the president or government on terrorism, with half believing that France is at war, and the majority wanting more “effective” responses to terrorism including an increase in military and policing personnel, harsher prison sentences, and greater surveillance and policing powers.

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Police Arrest Three in Nice as Islamic State Claims Truck Attack

CAIRO/NICE, France, July 16 (Reuters) – Islamic State claimed responsibility for the truck attack on the French city of Nice on Saturday as French police arrested three people there in connection with the carnage that claimed the lives of at

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Twitter Singles Out Milo For Censorship Over Iconic Nice Image

Twitter has hidden a tweet from Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos after he shared a poignant photo of an abandoned child’s doll following the Islamist terror attack in Nice last night in which 80 people were killed.