Friday, April 16, 2021

Nine killed in shooting at two Shisha bars in Germany

BERLIN - A gunman suspected of shooting nine people dead at two shisha bars in Germany is believed to have a far-right background, prosecutors said Thursday. The attack took place on Wednesday night at multiple locations in Hanau, a city around 25 kilometers (16 miles) east of Frankfurt. Federal prosecutors are treating the mass shooting -- one of the deadliest in Germany in years -- as an act of terrorism. (CNN)

Birmingham stabbing suspect arrested after violent spree

British investigators announced the arrest Monday of a 27-year-old man following a stabbing spree in the city of Birmingham that left one person dead and two more in critical condition. (Fox 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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  • Failed Port Authority bomber found guilty of terrorism

    NEW YORK - A Bangladeshi immigrant who set off a pipe bomb in New York City's busiest subway station at rush hour on behalf of ISIS has been convicted of terrorism charges.(Daily Mail)

    Sharif wanted to kill people says Crown

    EDMONTON - Abdulahi Hasan Sharif intended to kill people when he led police on a high-speed chase through downtown Edmonton after allegedly attacking Const. Mike Chernyk, Crown prosecutors argued on his first day of trial. (Edmonton Journal)

    Gaza rocket strike hits home in central Israel

    An early morning rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding seven people and prompting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a trip to Washington. (CBC)

    Manchester Victoria stabbings ‘terror related’ say police

    MANCHESTER - The stabbing of three people - including a police officer - at Manchester Victoria station on New Year's Eve is being treated as a terror related incident, police have confirmed. A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. (BBC)
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  • Charity suspended by CRA for funding terrorism gets Canada Summer Job Grant – again

    The Liberal government has awarded a $25,787 to the Islamic Society of North America-Canada (ISNA-Canada) under the controversial Canada Summer Jobs grant, despite the organization’s charity status being suspended for allegedly financing terrorism. (True North)

    Somalian national found guilty in Edmonton terror attack

    A jury found Abdulahi Hasan Sharif guilty Friday on all charges, including five counts of attempted murder, after a three-week trial that was in part defined by what wasn’t before the jury. (Edmonton Journal)

    Trump approves special operations raid to kill ISIS leader

    The United States military has conducted a special operations raid targeting one of its most high-value targets, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), Newsweek has learned. President Donald Trump approved the mission nearly a week before it took place. (Newsweek)

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