Police said three men were arrested Wednesday in south Manchester, where a day earlier a 23-year-old man was also arrested and a number of homes were searched.
His father Ramadan and younger brother Hashem were detained in Libya, authorities there said.
Grande was playing her sixth European date on her Dangerous Woman tour when a suicide bomber attacked concert-goers as they were leaving her concert at Manchester Arena, killing 22 individuals and injuring at least 59.
Abedi was first revealed as the attacker on Tuesday by CBS in the U.S., prompting United Kingdom police to put out a statement saying speculation was "unhelpful and potentially damaging" to the investigation. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly. "I will be making clear to President Trump today that intelligence shared between law enforcement agencies must remain secure", Prime Minister Theresa May said in a terse warning to the US.
She said the security services had foiled 18 plots since 2013. -British defense and security partnership is built on trust.
Meanwhile, Senior police chiefs in Britain reacted with anger Wednesday night after sensitive details of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing were leaked to media in the US. Some families issued statements describing their loss. The New York Times defended its publication of crime-scene photographs, saying its coverage had been "both comprehensive and responsible". Remember, the current threat level means an attack is expected imminently.
Downing Street announced the Government's emergency Cobra committee will meet in Whitehall on Friday morning to discuss the latest developments, chaired by the Home Secretary.
There he blew himself up killing 22 people - majority incredibly young. Crowds gathered at well-known sites including London's Parliament and Trafalgar Squares and Manchester's Albert Square. Abrini visited Manchester in 2015.
- A 38-year-old man is arrested in Blackley, north of Manchester.
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New details about Abedi emerged Wednesday, including that he had been known to intelligence services, Rudd told the BBC . A European security official said, "having a US leak when the situation has developed in the U.K.is nothing new".
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She said that she viewed her concerts as places for her fans "to escape, to celebrate, to heal, to feel safe and to be themselves".
The teenager credited her father's quick action in picking her up and tying off her wounds to stem the bleeding.
Payne's entry makes it a clean sweep of top 10s for each of One Direction's solo debuts, following Zayn's Pillowtalk (1), Niall Horan's This Town (9), Louis Tomlinson's Just Hold On (2) and Harry Styles's Sign Of The Times (1). Children and their caregivers were killed in the blast. The National Health Service said 75 people had been hospitalized.
"Even if the families knew about their sons' ideologies or affiliations, they wouldn't talk but keep it to themselves", he said.
The design, it further suggested, was advanced enough to bolster the theory that Abedi did not act alone and that "there's a bomb maker on the loose".
Investigators are also still trying to determine whether Abedi received support from family members.
Akram Ramadan, another member of the city's Libyan community, said Abedi was banned from Didsbury Mosque after he confronted an imam over an anti-Islamic State sermon.
"Salman doesn't belong to any organisation", he said.
Last night a close family friend told the Mail: 'I am sure Salman's mother and father are very shocked by what he did.