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United Kingdom resumes intelligence sharing with US

United Kingdom resumes intelligence sharing with US

Manchester terrorist Salman Abedi called his mother before the attack and asked her to "forgive me", Libyan anti-terror police have said.

Prime Minister Theresa May returned early from the G-7 summit in Sicily, and will chair a meeting of the government's Cobra emergency committee on Saturday.

Britain's official terror threat level was raised to "critical", the highest level, late on Tuesday, meaning an attack was expected imminently.

British-born Salman Abedi, 22, who was known to security services, killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children on Monday.

This follows the initial information leak, which happened just after the attack itself, with the identity of the 22-year-old British-born bomber Salman Abedi revealed by CBS, NBC, and then Reuters, citing US officials, the Guardian reported.

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The New York Times said in a statement: "The images and information presented were neither graphic nor disrespectful of victims, and consistent with the common line of reporting on weapons used in horrific crimes". Army bomb disposal experts had arrived at the college.

The woman was subsequently released without charge in the early hours of Thursday.

Speaking on Wednesday afternoon, Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said: "I think it's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating".

The Home Secretary's comment came after the name of bomber Salman Abedi was leaked to the United States media within hours of the attack, which resulted in the deaths of 22 people.

Trump's disclosure prompted Israel, the reported source of that intelligence, to make a "pinpoint correction" in its intelligence sharing with the U.S. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Officials believe Abedi, who died after detonating explosives in Monday's attack, was part of a network.

He had recently passed through Germany and Turkey, authorities said Thursday.

A German magazine reported that Manchester concert bomber had passed through Duesseldorf airport four days before the attack. The Times didn't say where it got the information.

The ongoing intelligence crisis between the United Kingdom and US deepened on Thursday with reports Britain's security agencies have stopped sharing some information with their American counterparts, according to the BBC.

British police and security services were also upset that Abedi's name was apparently leaked by USA officials and published while British police were withholding it - and while raids were underway in Manchester and in Libya, where the bomber's father lives.

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The magazine also wrote that German authorities are trying to determine whether Abedi had contact with Islamic extremists in Germany.


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