Mosque "set on fire" in the wake of Manchester terror attack
The Muslim community in Manchester is calling on residents in the city to be careful after the door to the mosque was set on fire in an appalling attack on Tuesday morning. […] “But (the) person responsible for this fire are (sic) not only doing exactly what the terrorist and the people behind them want you to do but are as bad as them.
2. Theresa May orders 5,000 troops onto the streets after attack
Theresa May announced the move this evening, less than 24 hours after the bomb attack at a teen concert in Manchester, which left 22 dead and 59 injured.
The Prime Minister confirmed the identity of the Manchester suicide bomber as 22-year-old British Libyan Salman Abedi.
But intelligence agencies fear he may not have acted alone - leaving open the possibility of an active Islamist terror cell on the loose.
Britain's Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre last night raised the terror threat level to 'critical', its highest level.
The threat level has only been raised to 'critical' twice since the system was introduced in August 1, 2006.
It came after the worst UK atrocity since 2005, when a nail bomber murdered 22 concert-goers as young as eight at an Ariana Grande concert.
3. Philippines: Duterte declares martial law in Mindanao amid clashes
(CNN) Deadly clashes erupted between government troops and Islamist militants Tuesday in the southern city of Marawi, prompting Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law there and the rest of the island of Mindanao, the state-run Philippines News Agency reported.
Duterte is cutting short an official visit to Moscow because of the clashes, PNA reported.
Martial law will be in effect on the Muslim-majority southern Philippines island for 60 days "to suppress lawless violence and rebellion and for public safety, Duterte spokesman Ernesto Abella said, according to PNA.
4. Palestine: Gazans parade with effigy of Trump at gunpoint
5. Video tape claims that Manchester attack was only the beginning
ISIS says murders WILL follow Manchester bombing with 'vehicle attacks on your streets'
Islamic State terrorists have not officially claimed responsibility - but it has now emerged jihadi cheerleaders were tweeting about the arena four hours before the detonation.
Police revealed a lone male attacker detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) in the foyer as children and their guardians left, singing and enjoying themselves.
Unconfirmed reports suggest the device was packed with nails. A chilling message on Telegram, from an ISIS supporting group Yaqeen Media, said vehicle attacks will take place in the UK.
It stated: “Today we fight you on our land, and tomorrow on your land, by Allah’s permission.
“Soon, the vehicle attacks will be witnessed on your streets, by Allah’s permission.”
6. Soldiers battle jihadis on the streets of Marawi, Philippines
Video shows the kind of military hardware and force multipliers we can expect to see today in Manchester, and soon across the World where mass Muslim migration is taking place.
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — The capture of the Maute group's camp in Piagapo, Lanao del Sur on Monday contained the potential establishment of an Islamic State caliphate in Mindanao, the Western Mindanao Command said.
Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) chief, said recovery of the area was crucial as the IS-inspired group was using the area's historical value to propagate the Islamic State's extremist ideology.
The Philippine president Duterte is considering martial law for the whole country now.
7. Muslim man with axe disrupts the vigil for the victims of Manchester
8. Man with knife arrested outside Buckingham Palace moments before Queen drives past.
A man with a knife has been arrested near Buckingham Palace, as Britain remains on critical terror alert amid fears Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi did not act alone.
The man was detained by police on The Mall just moments before the Queen passed by in a car on her way to an engagement with the Duke of Edinburgh at St Paul's Cathedral.
9. Are parts of France no-go zones for Western women?
10. Soldiers and police armed with machine guns raid block of flats in Manchester city centre
Armed police brandishing machine guns have raided a block of flats in the city centre as part of the investigation into the Manchester Arena bombing.
It's believed part of a railway line by Piccadilly Station was closed while the high-profile raid was carried out.
Residents at the block on Granby Row near Sackville Street say they heard a fire alarm go off inside the building and were greeted by soldiers carrying “machine guns”.
People living in the Granby House flats were evacuated from the building while officers broke down the door of one of the flats inside the building in the high-profile raid which happened just after 12.30pm today (Wednesday).