20 May 2015

Canadian police arrest 10 at airport on suspicion of leaving to join Isis

“Canadian police have revealed they arrested 10 young people at Montreal’s Trudeau international airport last weekend on suspicion of wanting to go to Iraq and Syria to join Islamic State.” Source: Canadian police arrest 10 at airport on suspicion of leaving to join Isis | World news | The Guardian

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18 May 2015

White House steps up warnings about terrorism on U.S. soil

“Alarmed about the growing threat from Islamic State, the Obama administration has dramatically stepped up warnings of potential terrorist attacks on American soil after several years of relative calm. Behind the scenes, U.S. authorities have raised defenses at U.S. military bases, put local police forces on alert and increased surveillance

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18 May 2015

45 People Shot in Chicago Over the Weekend

“Five men were shot in separate Englewood neighborhood shootings Sunday afternoon into early Monday morning, according to authorities. The latest shootings bring the total to at least 45 people shot, one of them fatally, since Friday afternoon in Chicago.” Source: 45 People Shot in Chicago Over the Weekend | Officer.com

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17 May 2015

Islamic State militants ‘smuggled to Europe’

“Islamic State (IS) fighters are being smuggled into Europe by gangs in the Mediterranean, an adviser to the Libyan government has told the BBC. Abdul Basit Haroun said smugglers were hiding IS militants on boats filled with migrants.” Source: Islamic State militants ‘smuggled to Europe’ – BBC News

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15 May 2015

Tracking Britain’s jihadists

“At least 700 people from the UK have travelled to support or fight for jihadist organisations in Syria and Iraq, British police say. About half have since returned to Britain. Most of those who went to the conflict zone are thought to have joined the militant Islamist group that calls

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13 May 2015

Former CIA official: ISIS terrorist attack is possible

“Morell told CNN’s Jake Tapper on ‘The Lead’ that it is ‘not far-fetched’ that ISIS or other terrorist groups could gain access to weapons of mass destruction. ‘That would be the nightmare scenario: a terrorist attack, here in the United States, here in New York, another major city, that involved

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11 May 2015

Military raises security measures at bases nationwide

“The four-star commander who oversees U.S. military operations in North America ordered domestic military bases nationwide to increase their force protection measures amid heightened concern about terrorist threats.” Source: Military raises security measures at bases nationwide

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10 May 2015

Homeland Security chairman: ‘Terrorism has gone viral’

“House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said on Sunday that the Internet has vastly increased the risk of terrorist attacks on U.S. soil. ‘Terrorism has gone viral,’ McCaul told host Chris Wallace on ‘Fox News Sunday.’ ‘I think there’s been an uptick in the stream of threats out there,’

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08 May 2015

Terrorism threats raise security level at U.S. military bases

“The Department of Defense raised the level of security conditions at U.S. military bases Thursday night, May 7, 2015, to ‘Bravo’ because of the growing concern of terrorist threats in the United States. But what does the Bravo level specifically mean? The Force Protection Condition, or FPCON, is a five-tier

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08 May 2015

FBI director says Islamic State influence growing in U.S.

” In a dramatic assessment of the domestic threat posed by the Islamic State, FBI Director James Comey said Thursday there are ‘hundreds, maybe thousands’ of people across the country who are receiving recruitment overtures from the terrorist group or directives to attack the U.S.” Source: FBI director says Islamic

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