Terrorism Telegram Newsline – May 26

More as it happens and for those among you using Twitter, instant news via @terrorevents

  • #Turkey – 20 members neutralized in Mount Tendürek region – https://t.co/4nENNlXShh
  • – Russian Air Force wipes out high-ranking Chechen warlord in eastern Homs
  • – Manchester bomber Salman ‘used student loans to fund bomb-making terror trips’ –
  • – Intelligence services and police arrest 4 members of an terrorist cell – https://t.co/Ig73ZC6TrF
  • – Two cameramen killed in rebel shelling – https://t.co/8HlFuBrwKK
  • – Abdel Rahim Ali calls for referring terror crimes to military courts
  • released pictures of the beginning of Ramadan in the city of Raqqa.

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  • – Reports of explosions and gunfire around Prince Rwagasore Stadium. US embassy advises US citizens to go home, avoid area.
    ** 1 person got mildly injured.
  • – Three terrorists arrested in central Sinai – https://t.co/47VMKPAhAL
  • – Car explosion on Ramels road. Emergency services alerted at 10.07 pm.
    ** Only material damage reported so far.

** Derna – Egyptian Air Force has launched airstrikes following the attack on Copts this morning.
** Local reports indicate 6 terrorist camps have been hit.
** Egypt’s military says the operation is still ongoing.
** The raids indicate Hisham al-Ashmawi (Emir of Jama’ah al-Morabitoon, an -linked group), might be the intended target.
** Looks like Egyptian special forces were on the ground in Libya. 250 militants claimed dead and several were brought back to Egypt.
** Armed group demolishes home of Libyan Islamic Fighting Group leader Khalid al-Sharif
** Inquiry sought into escape under Khalifa Haftar – https://t.co/1CM9A1XUUZ
** Hadba Prison u-in Tripoli is being burned down by Haitem Tajuri’s militia.


  • – Another arrest in connection to Monday’s terrorist attack @ Manchester Arena. This time it’s a 44-year-old male.
  • – 3 terrorists reportedly trapped, encounter on – https://t.co/sk8cAVmsSx
  • – 1 army vehicle was burned down in clashes between the army and .
  • – 2 terror suspects urgently wanted – https://t.co/ebzXyoKqsC
  • – Suspicious vehicle at Place de la République: major evacuation and lockdown – https://t.co/GGJrLnNvsD
  • – A. Grande statement regarding suicide attack & she will return to have a benefit concert for the victims.
  • – Soldiers killed in a suicide in the east of the country.
  • – Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan () claimed 2 attacks in North Waziristan in which 8 soldiers were killed.

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  • suffers heavy casualties in counter-offensive north of Raqqa – https://t.co/DNzk1yn1nH
  • ’s military commission chief killed after rocket attack on Kunduz city – https://t.co/eVPspCaybF
  • calls for ‘all-out war’ on West at start of  after Manchester attack’ –  https://t.co/vF80qXQamc
  • staff are already prepared for another terror attack
  • – Bomber Salman planned Manchester attack for a year
  • refutes the news on abduction of Red Cross team and the stoning of a couple.
  • – Suspected IED blast: 1 killed, 3 injured
  • – New US-led Syria strike kills 80 relatives of IS fighters
  • – Clashes in Tripoli continue, while a team of U.K. investigators are over there, regarding the suicide attack
  • – Royal Mail sorting office in Brighton evacuated – police swoop
    ** 1 man under arrest, on suspicion of carrying a firearm. Car is being searched.
    **
  • claims having killed 8 Iraqi soldiers.
  • attack on army base: at least 15 soldiers killed and 8 wounded
    ** Updated death toll: 18 killed.

– Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians. Preliminary toll acc to local sources: 24 killed, 16 injured
** Updated preliminary toll: 23 killed and 25 wounded
** Initial reports indicate the attack was carried out by 10 men in 2 vehicles, wearing military-like uniforms
** The bus carrying the Coptic Christians was heading to the Anba Samuel monastery.
**  has called for an emergency security cabinet meeting
** Updated toll: 26 killed and 35 wounded.
** Scene of the aftermath of the attack. A number of children have been killed in the attack.

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** Death toll of today’s attack on Coptic Christians has risen to 29.


  • released pictures of their ongoing fight with the army west of Qayrawan
  • released pictures of their fighters repelling aircraft with their anti-aircraft weapons.
  • released pictures of their ongoing fight with SWAT units in Mosul.
  • Since Monday, claimed attacks in at least 9 countries: Syria, Iraq, UK, Philippines, Somalia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Indonesia & Egypt.
  • – Overview of those in custody in relation to Monday’s suicide attack @ Manchester Arena.

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  • – President : group leaders were former policemen
  • – Governorship bans all forms of protests in public areas after sunset, citing risk of bomb attacks on the public – https://twitter.com/AnkaraValiligi/status/867998649426595840
  • – Army killed 45 terrorists last week – https://t.co/4aQB2Ln2Xr
  • – Turkish soldier killed in (probable ) IED attack near Iraq border – https://t.co/BIVgqMf39H
  • – 21 Lashkar terrorists preparing for `big terror attack` in India; Delhi Police on high alert – https://t.co/2h6aauFAc5
  • – Foreigners involved in deadly Philippine urban battle: govt – https://t.co/SxkIrGsjli
  • – Indonesian police arrest 3 in West Java province on suspicion of involvement in suicide bombings that killed 3 officers
    ** Indonesia makes arrests as claims Jakarta attacks
  • – At least 15 soldiers were killed, 8 wounded in Taliban attack on army base in province on Thursday night: Tolonews

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