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More raids in Manchester; Soldiers protecting key United Kingdom sites

More raids in Manchester; Soldiers protecting key United Kingdom sites More raids in Manchester; Soldiers protecting key United Kingdom sites
Christy Curtis | 25 May, 2017, 07:24

In Libya, Abedi brother - identified as 20-year-old Hashim Ramadan Abu Qassem al-Abedi - was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of links to ISIS, said a statement from a Tripoli militia known as the Special Deterrence Force.

Earlier Tuesday, ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, but offered no evidence to support its claim.

Rudd said she would not go so far as to say the investigation had been compromised by the leaks to the American media, but added that it has been made clear to USA security services "that it shouldn't happen again". The election campaign has been suspended for now as a mark of respect.

Hashem Abedi had been in touch with attacker Salman Abedi, Bin Salem said. "I haven't seen police come to his house". The singer, who was not injured, tweeted hours later: "Broken. Looking for my daughter and her friend", Michael MacIntyre wrote on Twitter, alongside an image of his daughter Laura and her friend Eilidh.

An armed raid was also carried out in Manchester city centre on Wednesday, during which police said a nearby railway line had to be "briefly closed".

Sadiq Khan said London "stands united with the great city of Manchester". Police are asking the public "to remain calm but alert" and to report suspicious behavior.

Armed police at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig. But it will have reverberations far beyond British shores.

Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling
Meanwhile, the Senate committee's subpoena to Flynn focused on his interactions with Russian officials. The letter notes that the time frame of the request was January 16, 2015, through January 20, 2017.

Attacks in cities including Paris, Nice, Brussels, St Petersburg, Berlin and London have shocked Europeans already anxious over security challenges from mass immigration and pockets of domestic Islamic radicalism. "In any case, (he had) links with Daesh (Islamic State) that are proven".

U.K.is criticizing USA officials for leaking sensitive information about the Manchester concert bombing. "In light of these tragic events, we feel it is inappropriate to go ahead with the victory parade in London", the club said in a statement. Witness Joseph Harries told ABC News' "Good Morning America" that "people were just trying to get out of the arena as fast as they possibly could after the blast".

It comes at a time when European security officials have expressed concern about sharing intelligence with the USA after President Donald Trump discussed highly classified intelligence about Daesh, also known as ISIS or ISIL, with senior Russian officials visiting the White House.

British authorities were probing whether Abedi had ties to other cells across Europe and North Africa, according to two officials familiar with the case who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak about the ongoing investigation.

Britons will find armed troops at vital locations after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22. It suggested explosive devices were placed "in the midst of the gatherings of the Crusaders".

Stern words will likely be directed to the U.S. side, he said, but "on balance, it's probably not going to change intelligence-sharing arrangements all that much".

Rudd said up to 3,800 soldiers could be deployed on Britain's streets, taking on guard duties at places like Buckingham Palace and Downing Street to free up police to focus on patrols and investigation.

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