Tag: Bastille Day Attack

8 New Arrests in Bastille Day Attack

8 new arrests connected to the Bastille Day attack in Nice, France have been made according to a prosecutors’ office. The suspects are said to be French and Tunisian, and were linked by investigators to attacker Mohamed Lahouiej Bouhlel, who killed 86 people who were watching a holiday fireworks display. The attack—on July 14—also injured…

Top French’s High Court Suspends Burkini Ban [VIDEO]

The highest administrative court in France has suspended the controversial ban on burkinis in a test case brought by human rights organizations. The suspension—applicable only to the southern town of Villeneuve-Loubet, near Nice—is still pending a definitive ruling, but temporary judgments in France’s legal system are often handed down even if a court elects to…

Trump Delays VP Announcement After France Attack

Donald Trump is postponing unveiling his vice-presidential pick by at least a day. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee had scheduled a news conference in New York on Friday to name his running mate. But in a tweet, Trump said he would postpone the event because of Thursday’s attack in southern France that left several dozen…

France Truck Attacker Identified as Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel [VIDEO]

According to French media, the 31-year-old male suspected of ramming a truck through a crowd Thursday evening in Nice, killing at least 80, has been identified as Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a Frenchman of Tunisian descent. Local outlet Nice-Matin reported that Bouhlel was a delivery driver who has previous misdemeanor convictions. Officials reportedly searched his apartment…