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  • Two Convicted In Canada VIA Rail Terror Plot Case [Obama's Safe World!]

    03/20/2015 5:01:53 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 8 replies
    BBC ^ | March 20, 2015
    Two Convicted In Canada VIA Rail Terror Plot Case Chiheb Esseghaier, one of two suspects accused of plotting with al-Qaida in Iran to derail a train in Canada, arrives at Buttonville Airport just north of Toronto 23 April 2013 Chiheb Esseghaier said he only wanted to be judged by the Koran Two Canadian men accused of plotting to attack a passenger train going from New York to Toronto have been found guilty on multiple terror charges. Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier were arrested in 2013 after a surveillance and undercover operation. Jurors spent 10 days in deliberations before returning guilty...
  • Al-Qaida's Terror Plans Posted On Facebook

    04/24/2013 10:38:39 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 4 replies
    WND ^ | April 24, 2013 | WND
    The Tunisian man arrested this week on charges of plotting to derail a Canadian train posted all the chilling details of the inner workings of al-Qaida on his Facebook page – including numerous links to other notorious terror groups.
  • Al Qaeda-linked plot to attack passenger train broken up by Canadian,US [Canada creates Terrorists!]

    04/22/2013 3:06:15 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 29 replies
    Fox - non State Media ^ | April 22 2013 | FNS
    Canadian authorities announced Monday they have broken up an Al Qaeda-linked terror plot to attack a passenger train as it crossed over a bridge in the Toronto area. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Monday that two suspects have been arrested on terrorism charges. Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser, who live in greater Montreal and Toronto -- were conspiring to carry out an Al Qaeda-supported attack against Via Rail, but posed no immediate threat to the public. "It was definitely in the planning stage but not imminent," RCMP chief superintendent Jennifer Strachan told reporters at a news conference. Read more:...
  • CROWN TAKES STEPS TO APPEAL KHALID SENTENCE (Canadian "Toronto 18" terrorism case)

    09/30/2009 7:12:16 PM PDT · by Clive · 2 replies · 260+ views
    Public Prosecution Service of Canada ^ | 2009-09-30 | (press release)
    OTTAWA – September 30, 2009 – The Public Prosecution Service of Canada today announced that it plans to appeal the sentencing decision in the recent case of Saad Khalid. The PPSC is seeking leave to appeal to the Ontario Court of Appeal regarding the sentence of seven years in addition to time served, which was imposed on September 3, 2009. On May 5, 2009, Khalid pleaded guilty to a count of “doing anything with intent to cause an explosion of an explosive substance that was likely to cause serious bodily harm or death to persons or was likely to cause...
  • Canadian arrested in Somalia allegedly member of Islamist militia

    04/07/2009 1:00:38 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 5 replies · 491+ views
    National Post ^ | April 07 2009 | Stewart Bell
    TORONTO -- A Canadian has been arrested in Somalia for allegedly planning to bomb leaders of a moderate political faction, according to local media reports that identified him as a member of the militant group Al-Shabab. Abdifatah Mohamad Ibrahim appeared in court yesterday in the central Galgudud region, where authorities showed his Canadian passport to spectators, according to Radio Garowe and the Somali-language news site allpuntland.com.
  • The Khadrs, Canada's First Family of Terrorism, in the News

    04/03/2009 11:49:16 PM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies · 505+ views
    DANIEL PIPES.ORG - blog ^ | April 9, 2004;Updated Friday April 3, 2009 | Daniel Pipes
    The story began on March 20, 2009, when Ottawa police received a routine 911 call for a break-in at the house of Patrick J. Boyle, 51, a judge on Canada's tax court. The front door had been smashed, the house ransacked, and holes from .22-calibre bullets had smashed some windows. No one was home at the time of the break-in; the thieves apparently stole documents, a computer monitor, video games, and other personal items. Alarms went off, for the police were investigating the 2007 murder of a former colleague, Alban Garon, killed along with his wife and a neighbor. Then,...
  • Canada vows not to "interfere" in Khadr case (Gitmo detainee Omar Khadr)

    02/25/2009 6:23:37 AM PST · by Clive · 1 replies · 202+ views
    Canwest News Service via National Post ^ | 2009-02-24 | Sheldon Alberts and Steven Edwards
    WASHINGTON -- Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon on Tuesday provided assurances to the Obama administration Canada will not "interfere" in its review of terrorism charges against Canadian Omar Khadr, the last westerner remaining at Guantanamo. Meanwhile, a row has erupted between Mr. Khadr's military lawyer and the officer's boss -- resulting in the lawyer being barred from seeing the Canadian-born terror suspect as an inquiry unfolds. Mr. Cannon raised Mr. Khadr's case during a meeting in Washington with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, seeking information about the U.S. decision to conduct a 120-day review of all Guantanamo detainees facing terrorism...
  • DOD See Terrorist Threat Brewing in Canada

    02/24/2009 12:38:13 PM PST · by gandalftb · 9 replies · 441+ views
    BlogTalkRadio/InsideDefense.com ^ | February 20, 2009 | Sebastian Sprenger
    Military officials believe Canadian immigration policies are creating a "favorable" environment for what the U.S. government deems to be potential terrorists seeking entry into the United States from the north, according to an internal briefing crafted by a U.S. Northern Command joint task force.Officials at the Joint Task Force-North believe a “large population” of so-called special-interest aliens, or SIAs, in Eastern Canada presents the “greatest potential for foreign terrorists' access to the homeland,” according to a Jan. 15 briefing available on the organization's Web site until recently. Specifically, U.S. military officials worry about “special-interest aliens” from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Egypt.The...
  • ABC News: Hezbollah sleeper cells in Canada activated, seek Jewish targets

    06/19/2008 5:32:49 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 35 replies · 169+ views
    Hot Air ^ | June 19, 2008 3:36 pm | Allahpundit
    No surprise. Nasrallah’s been screaming about revenge on Israel since the day after Hezbollah super-jihadi Imad Mughniyeh was assassinated in February. They’ve hit Jewish targets in the west before too, of course, most famously in 1994 with the bombing of the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people and earned Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani — the heir apparent to Khamenei as supreme leader of Iran — an arrest warrant from the Argentinian government in 2006. The U.S. isn’t expected to be on the target list. Supposedly, Iran’s afraid Bush might hit back. Intelligence officials tell ABC News the...
  • Terrorist gets life in embassy plot

    01/18/2008 12:48:00 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 3 replies · 77+ views
    AP ^ | January 18, 2008 | David Caruso
    NEW YORK - A Canadian terrorist who briefly became an informant against top al-Qaida leaders was sentenced to life in prison Friday for plotting to blow up American embassies in Singapore and the Philippines. A federal judge in Manhattan imposed the sentence after listening to a 20-minute speech from admitted terrorist Mohammed Mansour Jabarah, in which he repudiated violence and asked to be allowed to go home to his family.
  • Minor Tried As Terrorist

    11/19/2007 7:52:24 AM PST · by thegreatbeast · 21 replies · 197+ views
    CBS News via AIDP Blog via NRO ^ | Sunday November 18, 2007 | Bob Simon
    60 Minutes piece by Bob Simon. Fifteen year old Canadian "refugee" captured in Afghanistan waging jihad. His father has been killed, a brother paralyzed, fighting against Americans.
  • Last-Minute Evidence, Legal Debate Delay Case on Canadian Detainee

    11/08/2007 3:47:26 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 137+ views
    NAVAL STATION GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Nov. 8, 2007 – The case against a Canadian detainee accused of killing a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan and supporting al Qaeda took another strange twist today when the judge delayed the proceedings to give the defense team time to review last-minute evidence likely to favor the defendant. Army Col. Peter Brownback arraigned Omar Ahmed Khadr here today on charges of murder, attempted murder, conspiracy, supporting terrorism and spying. Khadr, who sat in the courtroom in a white detainee uniform with his hair tucked up under a black skull cap, waived the right to raise...
  • [Canada:]Al-Qaeda fighter 'arbitrarily detained' by CSIS: report

    10/31/2007 2:39:13 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 6 replies · 134+ views
    National Post ^ | October 30, 2007 | Stewart Bell
    A government committee has concluded that Mohammed Mansour Jabarah was "arbitrarily detained" by CSIS when it helped the admitted al-Qaeda member surrender to FBI agents five years ago. The Security Intelligence Review Committee also found his right to silence as protected under the Charter of Rights was violated as well as his right to counsel. "Furthermore, his right to remain in Canada as protected by section 6 of the Charter [mobility rights] was violated," says a report from the committee. The committee, chaired by former Manitoba premier Gary Filmon, made six recommendations, principal among them the need to obtain formal...
  • Dion (Canada's Liberal Party leader) meets with Khadr lawyers, calls for action

    09/19/2007 5:21:25 PM PDT · by fanfan · 13 replies · 380+ views
    CTV.ca ^ | Sep. 19 2007 | News Staff
    After meeting with American military lawyers representing Omar Khadr, Liberal Leader Stephane Dion renewed his calls for the Conservative government to demand the Canadian's release and repatriation from Guantanamo Bay. The son of an alleged al Qaeda financier, Khadr was accused of killing U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Speer with a grenade during a firefight in Afghanistan on July 27, 2002. Khadr, who turns 21 today, was sent to the U.S. military prison in Cuba following his arrest in Afghanistan at the age of 15. He is the only Western prisoner left at Guantanamo Bay. Dion, widely criticized for failing to...
  • Canadians totally unsympathetic towards Omar Khadr

    08/18/2007 12:59:35 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 7 replies · 624+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | August 14, 2007 | Arthur Weinreb
    At this week’s annual meeting of the Canadian Bar Association, the CBA sent a strongly worded letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper demanding that he enter into negotiations with the United States to have 20-year-old Canadian Omar Khadr released from Guantanamo Bay and returned to Canada. What really makes the writing of the letter newsworthy is the fact that except for a couple of lawyers and assorted members of Canada’s first family of terrorism, there has been no large outcry about Khadr’s repatriation to Canada. Canadians obviously are content to let the little jihadist rot in the American facility in...
  • 18th Toronto terror suspect nabbed

    08/04/2006 4:33:08 AM PDT · by Clive · 6 replies · 300+ views
    Canadian Press via Sun Media ^ | 2006-08-04 | Lauren La Rose
    TORONTO (CP) - An 18th terror suspect was arrested and charged Thursday in connection with an alleged plot to attack targets in Ontario. Ibrahim Alkhalel Mohammed Aboud, 19, of Mississauga, Ont., is charged under Section 83.01 of the Criminal Code - which outlines terrorism-related offences - and is to appear in court on Friday. Aboud was arrested at his residence late Thursday afternoon - about two months after the June 2 arrests that put 17 alleged co-conspirators in custody. Neighbours said they were surprised to see police lurking in their normally quiet townhouse complex for much of the day; some...
  • UN puts Canadian-Sudanese citizen on al-Qaeda sanction list

    08/03/2006 4:39:48 AM PDT · by Republicain · 3 replies · 260+ views
    CBC ^ | 08/02/2006
    The United Nations announced Wednesday it has imposed sanctions on a man with dual Canadian and Sudanese citizenship who allegedly worked with Abu Zubaydah, al-Qaeda's one-time operations chief in Afghanistan. The UN Security Council committee in charge of anti-terrorism sanctions against al-Qaeda and remnants of the Taliban added Abu Sufian Al-Salamabi Muhammed Ahmed Abd Al-Razziq to its sanctions list on July 31. The move follows joint action taken in July by the U.S. State Department and Treasury Department. Abd Al-Razziq was deemed a terror risk, which immediately blocked all assets he has that are reachable by the U.S. government. The...
  • Canadian (w ties to high level Al Qaeda) on U.S. terror list (

    07/22/2006 1:09:15 AM PDT · by FairOpinion · 3 replies · 387+ views
    Canada ^ | July 21, 2006 | Sheldon Alberts
    WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration on Thursday named a Canadian citizen with high-level ties to al Qaida, Abousofian Abdelrazik, as a "specially designated global terrorist" and launched action to seize his U.S. financial assets. Abdelrazik, who also holds Sudanese citizenship, "is known to have been a member of an extremist cell in Montreal" and had close associations with Ahmed Ressam, the convicted millennium bomber, the U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement. "According to information available to the United States government, (Abdelrazik) has provided administrative and logistical support to al Qaida," the Treasury statement said. "He has been identified as...
  • Muslim Extremist Admits He Was Spy Who Revealed Canada Bomb Plot

    07/15/2006 6:17:12 PM PDT · by blam · 9 replies · 994+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-16-2006 | Toby harnden
    Muslim extremist admits he was spy who revealed Canada bomb plot By Toby Harnden (Filed: 16/07/2006) Muslim leaders in Canada have reacted with fury after a radical advocate of Sharia law revealed that he had been a government spy who helped to uncover an alleged al-Qaeda plot, writes Toby Harnden. Mubin Shaikh, 29, came forward to confirm that he was recruited by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), the country's equivalent of MI5, and directed a 10-day winter training course in guerrilla tactics. During the course, which Mr Shaikh set up in a field in the remote village of Washago,...
  • Canadian terror suspect released on bail

    07/14/2006 6:55:09 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 4 replies · 252+ views
    Fort Wayne.com ^ | 07.14.2006 | AP
    A young man facing charges in an alleged plot to blow up public buildings in southern Ontario was granted bail on Friday, the first of the 17 terror suspects to be freed while awaiting possible trial.The suspect, who cannot be named under Canadian law because he was 17 and still a minor at the time of the alleged offenses, was released under very strict conditions, said his lawyer Gary Grill. "He's obviously very relieved," said Grill. "The conditions he's been detained in were pretty harsh." The suspect, now 18, is accused of participating in a terrorist group and receiving training...