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  • Two ‘religiously strict’ men behind foiled al-Qaeda-supported plot to derail VIA train

    04/22/2013 10:19:27 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    National Post (Canada) ^ | April 22, 2013 | Joseph Brean and Adrian Humphreys |
    Chiheb Esseghaier, the younger of two men charged in the al Qaeda train plot, is a Tunisian-born PhD student at a Université du Québec nanotechnology lab who was threatened with expulsion for his disruptive behaviour and strict religious views that alienated his colleagues.
  • Canada to announce arrests after thwarting "major terrorist attack":CBC

    04/22/2013 11:24:33 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 140 replies
    Canada to announce arrests after thwarting "major terrorist attack":CBCR Reuters – 19 mins ago TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian police and intelligence agencies are to announce multiple arrests on Monday after an operation to thwart a "major terrorist attack," the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation said on Monday, citing unnamed "highly placed" sources.
  • 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:...
  • Missing Jordanian Air Marshal Found Aboard Amtrak Train

    03/25/2003 6:31:00 PM PST · by Willie Green · 26 replies · 217+ views
    2002 WCJB-TV20 ^ | 3/25/2003 | The Associated Press
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. (Jacksonville-AP) -- A Jordanian air marshal, reported missing when he failed to show up for a Royal Jordanian Airways flight, was found yesterday on an Amtrak train in Jacksonville. Drug Enforcement Administration agents conducting a routine drug sweep of the train spotted Ali Ahmad Al-Omari who had been sought since failing to show up Saturday for a Royal Jordanian Airways flight in Chicago. Airline officials, fearing foul play, contacted Chicago authorities, who contacted the FBI. Al-Omari told authorities he was traveling to Miami to visit friends. Bill Hurlburt, a spokesman for...
  • Indonesian train crash kills 43

    10/02/2010 11:17:35 AM PDT · by george76 · 3 replies
    ap ^ | October 02, 2010
    A TRAIN crash in central Indonesia today killed at least 43 people and injured dozens, many of them critically... The toll was expected to rise with some bodies still trapped in the mangled wreckage. Meanwhile, another passenger train crashed in the town of Solo at about 4am, said Transportation Ministry spokesman Bambang Ervan, adding data was still being collected about casualties.
  • Passenger Trains Collide in China [at least 43 dead, 247 injured] [photos]

    04/27/2008 9:49:12 PM PDT · by charles m · 21 replies · 152+ views
    NYTimes ^ | 4/28/2008
    BEIJING (Reuters) — Dozens were injured or killed Monday in a collision of two passenger trains in eastern China, the official Xinhua News Agency cited a medical worker at the scene as saying. Witnesses and a government spokesman also said there were heavy casualties in the crash in Shandong Province, which made 10 cars of the train topple into a ditch, Xinhua reported. “More than 80 people are injured, both seriously and not as seriously,” a hospital official in Zhoucun district told Reuters.