Thursday, June 4, 2020

France hunts terror suspect who launched attack on Strasbourg Christmas market

STRASBOURG - French authorities detained five people as they hunted Wednesday for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire at one of Europe’s most famous Christmas markets in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 13 and putting the whole country on edge anew. (Time)
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  • Hamas founder’s son quits terror group, details inner workings in interview with Israeli TV

    In a rare turn of events, the son of one of the founding members of the Hamas terror organization quit the group and detailed its inner workings to an Israeli television journalist. (i24 News)

    Homicide at Toronto massage parlour was intel terror according to police

    The teenaged accused murderer who went on a stabbing rampage at a massage parlour in northwest Toronto in February was motivated by the terrorist ideology known as incel, or “involuntary celibate,” a woman-hating online subculture, police claim. (Windsor Star)
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  • Freed homegrown jihadist remains ‘high risk to public safety’

    It’s clearly a bad sign when the Parole Board had labels you a “high risk to public safety” but must release you nonetheless. Kevin Omar Mohamed will soon be out of prison, freed on mandatory release after serving two-thirds of his four-and-a half-year sentence for participating in the activities of a terror group. (Toronto Sun)

    Reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist

    OTTAWA - A Vice Media reporter must give the RCMP material he gathered for stories about an accused terrorist, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in a case that pitted press freedoms against the investigative powers of police. (CTV News)

    At least 20 dead, scores hurt in bombing at Catholic Cathedral in Philippines

    JOLO, Philippines - Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding 111 others during a Sunday Mass, officials said. (CTV News)
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  • Russian teen blows himself up in lobby of FSB building

    MOSCOW - Russia opened an investigation into suspected terrorism after a 17-year-old youth blew himself up on Wednesday in the lobby of an office belonging to Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) in the north of the country. (Reuters)

    Suspected ISIS supporter arrested in Guelph

    A man suspected of trying to join ISIS while in Turkey was arrested on a terrorism peace bond after returning to Guelph, according to Global News. (True North)

    Justice Minister delays ISIS supporter’s extradition to the U.S.

    A man accused of providing material support for ISIS after robbing an Edmonton jewelry store has had his extradition to the United States postponed by the Canadian Justice Minister, David Lametti. (True North)

    Saudi Air Force trainee condemned US as ‘nation of evil’ in hate-filled Twitter rant hours before shooting

    The Saudi Air Force trainee who killed three and injured eight when he opened fire at a naval base in Florida on Friday assailed the United States as 'a nation of evil' just before his shooting rampage. (Daily Mail)

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