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  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 1/17/2021

    01/17/2021 6:16:18 PM PST · by Nextrush · 8 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/17/2021 | Nextrush/Self
    Fear or "armed protest" at state capitols across the country did not materialize in any significant numbers... "Be wise as serpent and innocent as a dove...Sorry FBI we're not going to be your crisis actors today" That message sent out by People's Rights Washington early this morning via Telegram with the belief that the FBI was ultimately behind today's call for "armed protests"... "Far-right extremists" said to be upset with President Trump over his calls for peace following the January 6th incident at the US Capitol... The Federal Communications Commission out today with an "enforcement advisory" about the use of...
  • Austria: Victims fight problems over ‘terror operation’

    12/29/2020 8:26:27 PM PST · by xomething · 6 replies
    AA ^ | 12/28/2020 | Askin Kiyagan
    VIENNAAfter being subjected to police violence in a raid targeting his home under the pretext of a “terror operation”, 12-year-old Mustafa A. has started therapy for sleep disorder. Vienna police on Nov. 9 raided 60 addresses and detained 30 Muslim activists and academics in an operation called “Operation Luxor” on charges of "establishing a terrorist organization, financial support for terrorism, organized crime formation, and money laundering." The police using disproportionate force against people well-known to the public and treating them as terrorists led to reactions from various segments of the society. Many NGOs, journalists, and writers called for the issue...
  • Austria arrests 30 Hamas, Muslim Brothehood members, in crackdown on Islamism

    12/29/2020 8:21:38 PM PST · by xomething · 6 replies
    Austrian police arrested 30 people suspected of being radical Islamists yesterday as part of the government's "war on Islamism", the Times reported. The individuals were apprehended during a series of pre-dawn raids, collectively termed 'Operation Luxor', conducted by almost 1,000 police officers, including special forces, counterterrorism personnel and dog handlers. The raids, which were conducted simultaneously around the country at 5am yesterday, focused on the Austrian branches of Hamas, the Palestinian group, and the Muslim Brotherhood, a transnational Islamist organisation. More than 70 individuals are currently being investigated, according to the Times, though only 30 were arrested during yesterday's raids....
  • Austrian Police Arrest Two Suspects in Vienna Islamic Terror Attack

    12/20/2020 10:42:59 PM PST · by xomething · 2 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/20/2020 | Thomas D. Williams PHD
    Austrian police have arrested two more suspects for alleged involvement in the November 2 Islamic terror attack in Vienna. A spokeswoman for the prosecutors’ office said Sunday that one of the two men arrested is a 26-year-old Austrian of Afghan origin whose DNA was found on one of the murder weapons. Both arrests both took place on Friday but the news was not released until Sunday. The spokeswoman did not provide any information on the identity of the second suspect. On the evening of November 2, heavily armed gunmen opened fire in a coordinated attack at six different locations in...
  • Austrian Court Strikes Down Ban on Muslim Headscarves in Schools

    12/19/2020 7:04:36 PM PST · by marshmallow · 11 replies
    CNA Staff, Dec 15, 2020 / 04:21 pm MT (CNA).- A ban on headscarves for elementary school students was discriminatory and unconstitutional because it singled out Muslim girls' headscarves, the Austrian Constitutional Court has ruled. The court said the law banning headscarves for girls under 10 years old “contravened the principle of equality in relation to freedom of religion, belief and conscience.” Drafters tried to keep the text of the law neutral, banning “ideologically or religiously influenced clothing which is associated with the covering of the head.” Judge Christoph Grabenwarter, however, said additional material from the government made it clear...
  • Nextrush Unplugged Weekend: Pants Down Truth Out Trump Supporters Opposing Mask Order Denounced By Idaho's..

    12/12/2020 7:43:35 PM PST · by Nextrush · 19 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/12/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    The pants are down and the truth is out "The Five" of the US Supreme Court turned out in reality to be only "The Two". The "Conservative Movement" sales pitch for four "Conservative" justices (Roberts, Gorsuch, Kavanaugh and Barrett) turned out to be a scam... Day 272 Of The Dictatorship of COVID-19: Trump's Shrewd Response Way back in March President Trump put Vice-President Mike Pence in charge of the coronavirus response leading the White House Coronavirus Task Force with its cast of characters including the high-profile Dr. Anthony Fauci and others like Dr. Robert Redfield of the Centers for Disease...
  • News Summary Intelligence Report Friday 12/11/2020 Newsdump Friday

    12/11/2020 7:32:24 PM PST · by Nextrush · 25 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/11/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    The Supreme Court rejects the Texas election lawsuit but first... The Christmas Coronavirus Crackdown picking up steam with indoor dining banned in New York City... A 10 pm curfew for restaurants and bars in Delaware... Here in Pennsylvania restaurants and gyms in the Harrisburg area vowing to stay open in defiance... In Boise, Idaho Central District Health is set to vote on a Christmas Coronavirus Crackdown... You will still have to wear a muzzle (mask) after you get the coronavirus vaccine. That is what an immunologist at Stanford University is saying... US Attorney General William Barr was aware of federal...
  • Vienna Terror Attack Reportedly Intended to Target Church Youth Group

    12/03/2020 2:41:14 PM PST · by xomething · 3 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 12/03/2020 | Catholic News Agency
    An Austrian publication is reporting that Al-Albany had wanted a bloodbath and tried to enter St. Rupert’s Catholic Church, where a Catholic youth group was gathered. VIENNA — A gunman affiliated with the Islamic State had planned to attack a Catholic youth group meeting at a church in Vienna during his Nov. 2 terror attack, according to local media. On Nov. 2, a gunman killed at least four people and injured more than 20 others in Vienna. The attack began at about 8 p.m. near the city’s main synagogue, with a heavily armed man firing a pistol and machine gun...
  • France demands EU sanctions after terror attacks in Paris, Nice, and Vienna

    11/18/2020 8:04:53 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | WION
    France has called European Union to impose financial & trade sanctions on Turkey & Pakistan. French Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Jordan Bardella has expressed concerns over terrorism emanating from countries like Turkey and Pakistan.France demands EU sanctions after terror attacks in Paris, Nice & Vienna | Jordan Bardella
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 11/6/2020 Newsdump Friday

    11/06/2020 9:25:54 PM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 11/6/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    The vote counting continuing today here in Pennsylvania with 96 percent of the vote said to be counted statewide and 95 percent of the Philadelphia vote said to be counted... And to update the situation as of 11 pm Eastern US time with tens of thousands more votes added the claim remains 96 percent of the vote counted statewide and 95 percent in Philadelphia with Biden leading the President by 28,200 votes... The Supreme Court order tonight is that all mail-in ballots received after 8 pm tonight must be separated... Michigan Republican Chair Laura Cox says that a "software glitch"...
  • Austria terror attacker ‘pretended he had given up jihadism’

    11/04/2020 10:22:28 AM PST · by xomething · 4 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 11/03/2020 | Philip Oltermann, Kate Connolly and Jason Burke
    An Islamic State-supporting gunman who killed four people and injured 23 others in an attack in central Vienna on Monday night deliberately “deceived” his mentors in a deradicalisation programme to feign a renunciation of jihadism,... The 20-year-old dual Austrian and North Macedonian citizen, named as Kujtim Fejzulai, was shot dead by police... The attacker, born in Mödling, south of Vienna, developed a strong interest in political Islam as a teenager and eventually hatched plans to join Isis in Syria. He was deported from Turkey to Austria after a failed attempt in September 2018 to cross the border into Syria and...
  • FREE TO KILL Vienna shooting: Terrorist released early from jail to slaughter four pledged allegiance to ISIS on Instagram

    11/04/2020 5:21:07 AM PST · by xomething · 2 replies ^ | 11/03/2020 | Henry Holloway
    Terror gunman Kujtim Fejzulai was revealed as a 20-year-old dual citizen of Austria and North Macedonia A TERRORIST shot dead in Vienna after opening fire on drinkers near a synagogue had announced his attack on Instagram and pledged allegiance to ISIS. Terror gunman Kujtim Fejzulai was revealed as a 20-year-old dual citizen of Austria and North Macedonia who had previously been jailed for trying to travel to Syria. The Austrian government confirmed that the suspected Vienna attacker had previously been sentenced to 22 months in prison in April 2019.Interior minister Karl Nehammer said the terrorist had been released early due...
  • Vienna Attack Suspect Had Previous Terrorism Conviction. Austrian national was released in December after serving part of his sentence for trying to join Islamic State in Syria

    11/03/2020 1:40:43 PM PST · by karpov · 6 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | November 3, 2020 | William Boston, Ruth Bender and Bojan Pancevski
    VIENNA—The suspected gunman in an attack that left four dead in Vienna was a 20-year-old Austrian who had been convicted on terrorism charges last year but was released from prison after serving part of his term, authorities said Tuesday. The suspect, Kujtim Fejzulai, armed with an assault rifle, handguns and a machete, opened fire on passersby and people enjoying a last night out Monday before Austria’s coronavirus lockdown came into effect. Two men and two women died, and 14 people were rushed to the hospital, with six in critical condition. After initially warning that several people could have carried out...
  • Pope Francis Denounces ‘Horrific’ Vienna Islamist Terror Attack

    11/03/2020 11:59:02 AM PST · by xomething · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/03/2020 | Thomas D. Williams PhD
    ROME — Pope Francis sent a message of condemnation and condolence to the people of Vienna Tuesday... Pope Francis “was deeply saddened to learn of the horrific acts of violence in Vienna that have brought death and pain to innocent people,”... “His holiness expresses his deepest sympathy to the families of the victims and to all the Austrian people,” the message continues. “He is also close to the injured and prays for their speedy recovery.” “Pope Francis entrusts the victims to the mercy of God and implores the Lord to bring an end to violence and hatred and to promote...
  • Vienna terror attack: Killer was convicted Isis supporter

    11/03/2020 7:42:29 AM PST · by xomething · 17 replies
    The Times ^ | 11/03/2020 | Oliver Moody
    A gunman shot dead by police in Vienna after a rampage that killed four people was identified this morning as an Islamic State sympathiser who had been convicted of belonging to a terrorist group. Kujtim Fejzulai, 20, was sentenced to 22 months in prison in April 2019 for trying to travel to Syria to join Isis but was released last December under juvenile law. “He was equipped with a fake explosive belt, an automatic rifle, a handgun and a machete to commit this repugnant attack on innocent citizens,” Karl Nehammer, the Austrian interior minister, said...
  • Terror attack near Vienna's synagogue, 3 people killed

    11/02/2020 10:17:49 PM PST · by xomething · 6 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 11/03/2020 | Jerusalem Post Staff
    Reports indicate that some "heavily armed and dangerous" attackers could still be on the loose. Two men and a woman died in the attack on central Vienna on Monday night that the Austrian interior minister blamed on an Islamic State sympathizer, the only known attacker who was shot dead by police, Vienna's police chief told a news conference on Tuesday. About 50 shots were fired throughout the skirmish, according to witnesses. The shooting happened on Schwedenplatz, a square located opposite the Carmelite Quarter, where several synagogues are located, but the attack did not involve the Jewish institutions, the president of...
  • Vienna shooting: Terror attack fears after multiple shots fired by city's main synagogue

    11/02/2020 12:40:10 PM PST · by Red Badger · 24 replies ^ | PUBLISHED: 19:46, Mon, Nov 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 20:37, Mon, Nov 2, 2020 | By Laura O'Callaghan
    POLICE in Austria have rushed to a synagogue in the capital Vienna after reports of a shooting. Footage posted on social media showed people scrambling for cover as shots can be heard in the background. A man can be heard shouting while sirens go off while a pedestrian can be seen cowering behind a bike rack. Flashing lights from what appear to be police vehicles can also be seen in the video. Austria's interior ministry said one person has died and several others, including a police officer, are injured. The ministry said the police officer had been shot. Reports suggest...
  • Islamists? 50 people attack the Vienna church

    11/02/2020 5:20:13 AM PST · by xomething · 17 replies ^ | 10/30/2020
    The dispute over the Mohammed caricatures in the Paris magazine "Charlie Hebdo" is apparently spilling over to Austria. As the "Kurier" reports, around 50 people are said to have entered the Anton Church in Vienna-Favoriten on Thursday evening. There the angry crowd is said to have rioted and kicked the benches and the confessional. They are said to have shouted "Allahu Akbar". The deputy pastor had alerted the executive, but when they arrived the rioters had already stormed back. The entire incident is said to have been recorded by a surveillance camera. "Southern-looking young people" should be seen on the...
  • Afghan Muslim Arrested After Shouting ‘Islamic Slogans’ in Vienna Catholic Cathedral

    11/02/2020 4:59:02 AM PST · by xomething · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/01/2020 | Thomas D. Williams PHD
    A young Muslim man burst into Saint Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna on Saturday morning shouting “Islamic slogans” until he was subdued and arrested by police. Security officials cordoned off the cathedral and the surrounding area after the incident in preparation for Sunday’s Christian feast of All Saints’ Day. Vienna City Police Command reported that the 25-year-old Afghan man made a “confused impression” on the police but that no weapons or questionable objects were found on his person or in the church building during a search. Nonetheless, the State Office for the Protection of the Constitution and Combating Terrorism was alerted...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 11/1/2020

    11/01/2020 9:29:45 PM PST · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 11/1/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    ...some updates on coronavirus controls... In Missoula County, Montana businesses ordered to limit occupancy to 20 percent of capacity. In Albuquerque, New Mexico businesses told they must call police if unmuzzled people (not wearing masks) enter and refuse to be muzzled... In Pueblo, Colorado the city imposing a 10 pm to 5 am curfew... "It's unacceptable and breaking all norms for Dr. Fauci, a senior member of the President's Coronavirus Taskforce and someone who has praised President Trump's actions throughout this pandemic, to choose three days before an election to play politics.... With just hours to go before the election...