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Manchester Attack: The Libya-Jihad Connection - Capital Radio Malawi (press release) (blog);

Manchester Attack: The Libya-Jihad Connection - Capital Radio Malawi (press release) (blog)

Capital Radio Malawi (press release) (blog)Manchester Attack: The Libya-Jihad ConnectionCapital Radio Malawi (press release) (blog)As each hour passes we learn more about Salman Abedi. What we don't know yet is his exact journey from Manchester-born boy to suicide bomber. The BBC has been told by a Muslim community worker that members of the public called the police ...and more »

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

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

New York TimesTimeline Shows Manchester Bomber's Family's Deep Ties to LibyaNew York TimesFlowers and messages of support in St. Ann's Square were tributes to the victims of the attack at Manchester Arena. Credit Oli Scarff/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. Salman Abedi, who killed 22 people and wounded 116 more when he blew himself ...and more »

After the carnage of Manchester: A new matrix of terror - Herald Scotland;

After the carnage of Manchester: A new matrix of terror - Herald Scotland

Herald ScotlandAfter the carnage of Manchester: A new matrix of terrorHerald ScotlandRAS LANUF, LIBYA - MARCH 11: Libyan rebels battle government troops as smoke from a damaged oil facility darkens the frontline sky on March 11, 2011 in Ras Lanuf, Libya. Government troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi drove opposition ...and more »

African links have drawn young UK Muslims to terrorism before - The Guardian;

African links have drawn young UK Muslims to terrorism before - The Guardian

The GuardianAfrican links have drawn young UK Muslims to terrorism beforeThe GuardianIn the winter of 2015 I began investigating a group of young British Muslims from Brighton who left the south coast to fight in Syria. I wanted to discover how and why three brothers, Abdullah, Jaffa and Amer Deghayes, chose to join Jabhat al-Nusra ...and more »

Manchester's Attacker Used Taxpayer-Funded Student Loans To Fund Terror Plot - KYT24;

Manchester's Attacker Used Taxpayer-Funded Student Loans To Fund Terror Plot - KYT24

KYT24Manchester's Attacker Used Taxpayer-Funded Student Loans To Fund Terror PlotKYT24The Manchester suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, received thousands of pounds in state funding until Monday's fatal attack. Abdi received funding too when he was overseas for a bomb-making training.and more »

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

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

New York Times'Forgive Me': Manchester Bomber's Tangled Path of Conflict and RebellionNew York TimesFlowers and messages of support were placed in St. Ann's Square in Manchester this past week in honor of the Manchester Arena bombing victims. Credit Oli Scarff/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. MANCHESTER, England — Salman Abedi was ...and more »

Weak West must get tougher with jihadis - dailytelegraph.com.au;

Weak West must get tougher with jihadis - dailytelegraph.com.au

dailytelegraph.com.auWeak West must get tougher with jihadisdailytelegraph.com.auTHE juxtaposition of the Manchester murders with the release of the coronial report into the Martin Place siege reveals the weakness of the Western response to the bloody perpetrators of terrorism. In both cases, the Islamist attackers were well known ...and more »

The Manchester bombing is blowback from the West's disastrous interventions and covert proxy wars - Salon;

The Manchester bombing is blowback from the West's disastrous interventions and covert proxy wars - Salon

SalonThe Manchester bombing is blowback from the West's disastrous interventions and covert proxy warsSalonThe Manchester bombing is blowback from the West's disastrous interventions and covert proxy wars EnlargeEmergency response vehicles arrive at the scene of an explosion during a concert by Ariana Grande in Manchester, May 23, 2017. (Credit: ...and more »

MI5 Had 'Open Door' Policy to Manchester Youths Fighting in Libya, Some Joined Islamic State - Breitbart News;

MI5 Had 'Open Door' Policy to Manchester Youths Fighting in Libya, Some Joined Islamic State - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsMI5 Had 'Open Door' Policy to Manchester Youths Fighting in Libya, Some Joined Islamic StateBreitbart NewsUK authorities adopted an “open door” policy for Libyan heritage British passport holders, including associates of the Manchester bomber, returning to the war-torn nation to fight alongside jihadist and al-Qaeda-linked groups. Manchester has one of ...and more »

Ariana Grande says will hold benefit concert in Manchester for bombing victims - AppsforPCdaily;

Ariana Grande says will hold benefit concert in Manchester for bombing victims - AppsforPCdaily

AppsforPCdailyAriana Grande says will hold benefit concert in Manchester for bombing victimsAppsforPCdailyAlthough the LIFG disbanded, Haroun says the father belongs to the Salafi Jihadi movement, the most extreme sect of Salafism and from which al-Qaida and the Islamic State group both hail. Since the atrocity the terror threat in the United Kingdom has ...and more »

The Libya fallout shows how Theresa May has failed on terror - The Guardian;

The Libya fallout shows how Theresa May has failed on terror - The Guardian

The GuardianThe Libya fallout shows how Theresa May has failed on terrorThe GuardianAs home secretary she didn't see the threat from anti-Gaddafi rebels. And as prime minister, from police cuts to article 50, she's still making the wrong calls. Armed police patrol in Manchester: 'May never asked if cuts to the police and defence ...and more »

How Libyan crises could fuel Islamic extremism - The Guardian;

How Libyan crises could fuel Islamic extremism - The Guardian

The GuardianHow Libyan crises could fuel Islamic extremismThe GuardianLibya is now central to the investigation into Salman Abedi, the 22-year-old who bombed Manchester Arena. Photograph: Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images. Libya. How Libyan crises could fuel Islamic extremism. Economic and political chaos left in wake of ...and more »

Gardaí now tracking jihadis with Libya links - Irish Independent;

Gardaí now tracking jihadis with Libya links - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentGardaí now tracking jihadis with Libya linksIrish IndependentAnti-terror gardaí are now closely examining any known links between jihadi sympathisers here and suspects operating in the Manchester area. Officers are focusing in particular on sympathisers with Libyan connections in an effort to establish if there ...and more »

In Manchester, Libyan Community Grapples With Impact Of Suicide Bombing - KBIA

In Manchester, Libyan Community Grapples With Impact Of Suicide BombingKBIABritish police say they've made immense progress in their investigation into Monday night's suicide bombing in Manchester. They say they've captured a large part of a terror network operating in the city. Nine people are now in custody. AUDIE CORNISH ...and more »

MAKING POLITICS PERSONAL - WND.com

MAKING POLITICS PERSONALWND.comCan you identify what these attacks have in common? September 11, the Manchester Arena bombing, two attacks at Fort Hood, the San Bernardino massacre and the Pulse nightclub massacre? If you guessed they were all perpetrated by radical Islamists that ...and more »

Salman Abedi was radicalised by Canadian Ramadan Abedi - The Times (subscription);

Salman Abedi was radicalised by Canadian Ramadan Abedi - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)Salman Abedi was radicalised by Canadian Ramadan AbediThe Times (subscription)The father of the Manchester suicide bomber was an associate of an extremist Canadian-Libyan preacher who is believed to have radicalised his son. Ramadan Abedi, who is in prison in Tripoli, regularly met Abdul-Baset Ghwela, who US officials believe ...and more »

Abedi was fanatic whose family would not cut ties to Libya - The Times (subscription);

Abedi was fanatic whose family would not cut ties to Libya - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)Abedi was fanatic whose family would not cut ties to LibyaThe Times (subscription)Salman Abedi was a textbook example of the jihadists who have brought carnage to Europe since the upheavals of the Arab Spring. He came from a north African Muslim immigrant family and had travelled to the troubled region. Most tellingly, he lacked ...and more »

Ariana Grande Cancels All Concerts Until June 5 - AppsforPCdaily;

Ariana Grande Cancels All Concerts Until June 5 - AppsforPCdaily

AppsforPCdailyAriana Grande Cancels All Concerts Until June 5AppsforPCdaily"Our way of life has once again been threatened but we will overcome this together", the statement said. "It seems likely, possible, that he wasn't doing this on his own so the intelligence services and the police are pursuing their leads in order to ...and more »

I fought in Libya: Please don't call us terrorists - Middle East Eye

I fought in Libya: Please don't call us terroristsMiddle East EyeYou cannot compare IS's aims to ours: They're fighting for chaos; we fought for peace. I fought in Libya against the oppressor Muammar Gaddafi. I think what I and others did was for a worthy cause. It certainly was not terrorism. For 41 years Libyans ...and more »

Libya: Breeding and training ground for militants - The Daily Star

Libya: Breeding and training ground for militantsThe Daily StarTRIPOLI: Feeding on the chaos that has gripped Libya since the overthrow and killing of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, militants have used the country to recruit and export militants. Salman Abedi, the man suspected of carrying out the ...and more »