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Headline: “London mayor defends Muslims as bomb plot foiled.” The back story: Mayor Ken “Red Ken” Livingstone is a longtime apologist for jihadists.
Remember? It’s the one-year anniversary of the 7/7 London jihadi bombings. Pajamas Media has extensive, extended coverage throughout the day. Andrew Ian Dodge expresses my feelings today: “I am still incensed that the Muslim community spends more time whingeing about “islamophobia” than they do trying to route out extremism. I am incensed that whenever question […]
New developments in the continued hunt for the 7/7 terrorist bomb plotters. ITV reporting: Armed police are attending an incident – connected to the attempted London bombings – in the Notting Hill area of the capital after a series of small explosions were heard. Unconfirmed reports suggest the police are shouting instructions to someone inside […]
Some common-sense advice for London subway riders.
Credit: UK Times Online/ABC News I missed this on ABC News last night, but The UK Times online followed up and Andrew Stuttaford at The Corner linked: Shocking new images have emerged of unexploded bombs, some packed around with nails, which were found in a car left behind by the July 7 London bombers. In […]
At least two of the London terrorist bombing suspects were on the dole in Britain. Just another case of plotting to blow up the hand that feeds…
You’ve no doubt read about the case of mistaken identity in Thursday’s London tube shooting. It is an awful, awful tragedy–and one which the usual suspects will exploit to further their anti-cop, anti-gun, anti-War on Terror agenda. But London Mayor “Red Ken” Livingstone, of all people, gets it right this time (via BBC): The Mayor […]
1224pm EST. University College Hospital in London is now on “high alert” as London police search for today’s terror bombing suspects. All four bombing locations have been cordoned off. Intelligence sources telling Fox News’ Simon Marks that the mastermind of the 7/7 bombings is not in custody and still at large. The latest from the […]
Magdy El-Nashar, an Egyptian man with North Carolina ties, is wanted by London police in connection with last week’s terrorist bombings. El-Nashar had a PhD in biochemistry. He studied chemical engineering at North Carolina State in 2000. Based on this list of recent graduates, it appears he did not complete his course of study at […]
News coming in: Reuters/Sky TV… The bomber responsible for the attack on a London bus last week was killed in the blast, Sky television reported on Tuesday, quoting police sources. It was not clear whether the man had intended to detonate the bomb on the bus, Sky said. Police would not confirm the report. Sky […]
Here’s the list. Keep them all in your thoughts and prayers. Hat tip: Andy Cochran at The Counterterrorism Blog. President Bush vows: “We will not yield.”
Remember this famous photo of one of the 7/7 terrorist attack victims? LondonToronto Sun columnist Mark Bonokoski has a moving piece today about the woman behind the mask and the man who assisted her: “She never once cried.” Her name is Davinia. His name is Paul. Read the whole thing. *** British expat Mamoon Chowdry […]
It’s back to terrorist-whitewashing business as usual at the BBC. The perpetrators of the 7/7 attacks are no longer “terrorists.” They’re just “bombers.” Biased BBC has a round-up of BBC watchdogs. Harry’s Place has the lowdown on BBC’s editorial scrubbing; also here. Meryl Yourish keeps track here and here. Smash notes: When I was in […]
The NY Times echoes what I noted on the 7th, and what many other War on Terror watchdogs have warned about for years: “For a Decade, London Thrived as a Busy Crossroads of Terror.” The Washington Post runs a similar story: “In London, Islamic Radicals Found a Haven.” Mediacrity takes a closer look at one […]
Here’s the text of DHS chief Michael Chertoff’s statement: Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff on the Bombings in London For Immediate Release Office of the Press Secretary Contact: 202-282-8010 July 7, 2005 We have been closely monitoring the bombings in London. Our sympathies and condolences go to the victims of this incident […]
You won’t be able to persuade the conspiracy nuts otherwise, but those early reports of Israel being warned in advance of the bombings were erroneous. See Power Line and The Corner for details.
Do you remember what happened on May 5, the day of the British parliamentary elections? A bomb went off at the British consulate in Manhattan. Reminder: The blasts occurred at 3:50 a.m. and originated inside a cement flower box outside the consulate located at 845 Third Avenue in midtown Manhattan, said police department spokesman Noel […]
Fox News reports between 41-45 dead and toll will likely rise, plus large number of wounded casualties–more than 300. The round-up: Death toll rises in London explosions Death toll in London attacks rises to 12 Reuters: At least 90 casualties at Aldgate station: Doctor At least 90 casualties were being treated near Aldgate underground station […]
Der Spiegel reports: A letter posted on a Web site frequently used by al-Qaida claims that the “Secret Organization of al-Qaida in Europe” is responsible for today’s massive terrorist attack in London. In it, the group also issues warnings to Denmark and Italy. In a letter located by SPIEGEL ONLINE on a Web site trafficked […]
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808am EST. Tony Blair statement at G-8. We condemn utterly these barbaric attacks…all of our countries have suffered from the violent impact of terrorism…We are united in our resolve…to defeat this terrorism…an attack on civilized people everywhere…Here are at this summit leaders are striving to combat poverty and improve human life…The perpetrators of this attack […]