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Huge scale of terror threat revealed: UK home to 23000 jihadists - The Times

Intelligence officers have identified 23,000 jihadist extremists living in Britain as potential terrorist attackers, it emerged yesterday. The scale of the challenge facing the police and security services was disclosed by Whitehall sources after ...and more »

'Forgive Me': Manchester Bomber's Tangled Path of Conflict and Rebellion - New York Times

MANCHESTER, England — Salman Abedi was wearing a red vest, his suicide bomb hidden in a small backpack, when he phoned his younger brother in Libya and asked him to put his mother on the line. It was about 10:20 p.m. on Monday, and the call was ...and more »

How Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was radicalised by his links to Libya - The Guardian

The 22-year-old was influenced in part by the people who formed the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, a little-known al-Qaida affiliate outlawed in 2004. Jamie Doward, Ian Cobain, Chris Stephen in Tunis, and Ben Quinn. Sun 28 May 2017 04.00 EDT Last ...and more »

A far-reaching police response: Every arrest and raid in connection with the Manchester Arena bomb - Manchester Evening News

The police response to the Manchester Arena suicide bombing has been swift and far-reaching. Armed police and special forces' personnel have raided homes and businesses across Greater Manchester and the country alongside specialist counter-terrorism ...and more »

Ariana Grande to headline fundraising concert 'a week on Sunday' to honour Manchester terror attack victims - The Sun

NEW reports claim Ariana Grande will return to Manchester as soon as June 4 in order to headline her fundraising concert for the victims of Monday's suicide bombing at her Manchester Arena gig. The 23-year-old singer vowed to return to the city in a ...and more »

Timeline Shows Manchester Bomber's Family's Deep Ties to Libya - New York Times

Salman Abedi, who killed 22 people and wounded 116 more when he blew himself up outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday, was born in Britain to a family with deep ties to Libya. His father, Ramadan, had fled Libya in 1991 after ...and more »

Manchester attacks: MI5 probes bomber 'warnings' - BBC News

MI5 is to hold an inquiry into the way it dealt with warnings from the public that the Manchester suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, was a potential threat. The security service, which was alerted to Abedi's extremist views three times prior to last Monday ...and more »

A 14th person has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism after the Manchester attack - Business Insider

Police raids have led to the arrest of a 14th person in connection with the Manchester Arena attack last week. One property in Moss Side is currently being raided, where locals have described a "loud bang" while Greater Manchester Police closed off ...and more »

UK police arrest 16th person in connection with Manchester attack as security services probe missed warnings - Business Insider

Armed police officers stand on duty in central Manchester Thomson Reuters LONDON — British police said on Monday they had arrested a 16th person in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing last week. The 23-year-old man was arrested in ...and more »

Manchester Bomber Bought Most Of Weapon's Parts By Himself, Police Say - NPR

In the days before the Manchester Arena attack, Salman Abedi, the man police have identified as the bomber, "made most of the purchases of the core components" of the weapon himself and was largely alone as he moved about the city, British police say.and more »