02 Oct 2010

Concern That Terror Teams Have Selected Targets And Are Ready To Strike

“Strong concerns that terrorist teams in Europe have selected their targets, completed their surveillance, eluded capture and are now ready to strike at airports and tourist attractions have prompted the State Department to ready a highly unusual travel advisory for Europe, multiple law enforcement and intelligence sources tell ABC News.

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01 Oct 2010

Sweden Raises Terror Threat Level

“weden has raised its terrorism threat alert to its highest level based on a classified intelligence assessment, the country’s Saepo intelligence agency said on Friday. ‘The terrorist threat level has been raised from low to elevated,’ the Swedish intelligence agency said in a statement on Friday, stressing that ‘the threat

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30 Sep 2010

Bin Laden Told Partners To Plan Mumbai-Like Attacks

“Intelligence officials and people familiar with an unfolding terrorist plot to target Europe tell NPR that Osama bin Laden is involved. Several months ago, sources say, bin Laden used couriers to send a message to al-Qaida’s affiliates and partners: He told them that he would like to see a Mumbai-style

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30 Sep 2010

Official: Germans, Brits behind Europe terror plot

“Eight Germans and two British brothers are at the heart of an al-Qaida-linked terror plot against European cities, but the plan is still in its early stages, with the suspects calling acquaintances in Europe to plan logistics, a Pakistani intelligence official said Thursday. One of the Britons died in a

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30 Sep 2010

North African spy chiefs set up intelligence centre

“Spy chiefs from four north African countries have set up a centre for joint operations against Al Qaeda in the Sahel region during a meeting in Algiers, the Algerian daily Al-Watan said Thursday. The centre will be run by a coalition of high-ranking officers from Mali, Niger, Mauritania and Algeria

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29 Sep 2010

Britons training in Pakistan for UK terror attacks

“The young Muslims, who all hold British passports, are said to have travelled into the lawless tribal areas of Pakistan to join training camps run by al-Qaeda and their associated militant groups. They are being trained to use firearms as well as explosives so that they can launch random shooting

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29 Sep 2010

US intelligence chief declines comment on alleged Qaeda plot

“Washington’s top intelligence official on Wednesday refused to comment on reports that western intelligence agencies had uncovered an Al-Qaeda plot to launch attacks in Europe and the United States. ‘We are not going to comment on specific intelligence, as doing so threatens to undermine intelligence operations that are critical to

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28 Sep 2010

Terrorism fears put Paris on high alert

“When an unclaimed package was spotted in a busy subway station Monday, police immediately diverted trains, ordered thousands of frustrated travelers into the street and dispatched a bomb squad to test for explosives. Within half an hour, the armor-suited specialists had determined there was no bomb. Train and subway passengers

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21 Sep 2010

France raises anti-terror security after tip-offs

“France is on heightened alert for possible terror attacks after intelligence suggested public places could be targeted, officials have said. The officials, who spoke anonymously, said one tip-off suggested a female suicide bomber was planning to attack the transport system. Without confirming the reports, Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux said ‘the

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15 Sep 2010

Zawahri criticises Pakistani govt in al Qaeda tape

“Al Qaeda’s number two Ayman al-Zawahri released an audio recording on Wednesday accusing the Pakistani government of responding too slowly to severe flooding in the country and calling on Pakistanis to revolt. Zawahri, believed to be hiding in mountains along the Afghan-Pakistani border, spoke in a 44-minute recording which appeared

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