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Westminister attack: ‘No evidence’ of attacker’s link to Islamic State or Al-Qaeda

LONDON: British police said Monday they had found no link between the man behind last week's terror attack outside the British parliament and the Islamic State group, which had claimed him as one of its "soldiers". The statement came as 52-year-old Muslim convert Khalid Masood's mother spoke out for the first time, saying she was "deeply shocked, saddened and numbed, and relatives of the US victim voiced their grief. "Whilst I have found no evidence of an association with IS or AQ (Al-Qaeda)," Neil Basu, deputy assistant…

Westminister Attack: New arrests as British police release photo of attacker

British police said Friday they had made further "significant" arrests over the terror attack on parliament, as they released the first picture of the homegrown killer who left four people dead. Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old Briton with a history of violent offences but no terrorist convictions, was shot by police on Wednesday after a rampage through Westminster. Ten other suspects are in custody following searches at 21 locations, mostly around London, in the central city of Birmingham and in the northwestern city of…