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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 »

MI5 to review its handling of intelligence on Manchester bomber - Reuters Canada

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's MI5 has begun an internal review of how it handled intelligence on Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi, who was known to the authorities but not under active investigation, a source told Reuters on Monday. FILE PHOTO: ...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 »

Ariana Grande will reportedly head back to Manchester in a few days to play her benefit concert - NEWS.com.au

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 »

22 dead after blast at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester - CNN

Manchester, England (CNN) Monday's attack outside an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena killed at least 22 people, including children, and was carried out by a lone suspect carrying a bomb, Manchester Police said. "The attacker, I can confirm, ...and more »

UK police arrest 16th person in connection with Manchester attack - The Hindu

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 Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, “on suspicion on offences contrary to the terrorism act”, Greater ...and more »

Ariana Grande in Heartfelt Statement: I'll Return to Manchester for Benefit Concert - Daily Beast

Ariana Grande on Friday released a heartbreaking statement following Monday's bombing after her Manchester concert that left 22 dead. “My heart, prayers and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester attack and their loved ones,” Grande ...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 »

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 »