On this day…in 2005

On the morning of July 7, 2005, bombs are detonated in three crowded London Underground stations and one bus during the peak of the city’s rush hour. The synchronized suicide bombings, which were thought to be the work of al-Qaida, killed 56 people including the bombers and injured another 700. It was the largest attack … [Read the full story]

The Kuran burnt in memory of 911

Widespread anger over desecration threat marking ninth anniversary of 9/11 and its timing – a day after end of Ramadan Threats by a US church to burn the Qur’an to mark the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks – which coincides this year with the end of the holy month of Ramadan – have been … [Read the full story]