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CTB issues travel warnings ahead of High Holidays

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Counter-Terrorism Bureau (CTB) issued on Monday a list of updated travel warnings ahead of the High Holidays. It is recommended to avoid non-essential visits to Turkey, Kenya, Nigeria and Azerbaijan due to continuous potential threat. "The High Holidays coming ahead, specifically Rosh Hashana and Sukkot, could be a target for terrorists to conduct attacks […]

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Travel Warnings Ahead of the Spring Holidays

| March 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The upcoming spring holidays (Passover, Independence Day and Lag B’Omer; especially Passover) are liable to provide incentive for terrorists around the world to attack Israeli and Jewish targets abroad. Against the background of a series of terrorist attacks and attempted terrorist attacks since the beginning of the year, Iran and Hezbollah are stepping up their […]

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| October 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

FIRST NATIONWIDE TEST OF THE EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM Test to Take Place November 9 at 2 p.m. EDT WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congregational Security Inc announced that on November 9 at 2:00 p.m. eastern standard time, the federal government will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The test will last […]

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Rosh Hashanah Travel Warnings

| September 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

The tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, events in the Palestinian sphere anticipated for later this month and the upcoming Jewish holidays are liable to create an incentive for terrorist groups to perpetrate attacks against Israeli and Jewish targets abroad. As it does every year ahead of Rosh Hashanah and the other holidays that […]

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Feds warn of small airplane terror threats

| September 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and Homeland Security have issued a nationwide warning about al-Qaida threats to small airplanes, just days before the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks. Authorities say there is no specific or credible terrorist threat for the 10-year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. But they […]

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ATF Warns Consumers: Illegal Explosives Are Not Fireworks

| July 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

NEW ORLEANS – Special Agent in Charge Phillip M. Durham of the New Orleans Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), asks the public to use caution with fireworks when celebrating the Fourth of July. "ATF regulates explosives and investigates most crimes and accidents involving explosives. We want to ensure that those […]

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Reward of $10,000 for Information in Mosque Arson

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Joint Press Release San Francisco Field Division At The Frontline Against Violent Crime For Immediate Release May 25, 2011 Contact: Pete Smith Stockton Police Department Office: (209) 937-8209 Cell: (209) 403-0545 [email protected] Contact: Helen Dunkel, Special Agent, PIO Office: (925) 557-2815 Cell: (925) 202-8135 [email protected] Contact: Paul Willette, PIO Stockton Fire Department Office: (209) […]

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Texas DPS discourages Spring Break travel to Mexico

| March 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

March 1, 2011 DPS discourages Spring Break travel to Mexico Reminds boaters of dangers on Falcon Lake The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Spring Breakers to avoid traveling to Mexico because of continued violence—and reminding boaters to stay on the U.S. side of Falcon Lake. Falcon Lake has been the scene of several […]

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Area synagogues alerted after suspicious Chicago-bound package found in England

| October 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

A warning has been issued for synagogues in the Chicago area to be on the alert for suspicious packages that might be coming via UPS, FedEx, or by other means. The warning comes after a suspicious package, which contained a "manipulated" toner cartridge, was found Thursday night on a Chicago-bound cargo plane from Yemen, according […]

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Travel Alert: Europe – Terrorism

| October 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Europe October 3, 2010 The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to the potential for terrorist attacks in Europe. Current information suggests that al-Qa’ida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks. European governments have taken action to guard against a terrorist attack and some have spoken publicly about the heightened threat conditions. Terrorists may elect […]

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INTERPOL issues global alert for increased terror threat if Koran burning in US goes ahead as planned

| September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

LYON, France – INTERPOL has today issued a global alert to its 188 member countries following the request of Pakistan’s Minister of the Interior, and its own determination, that if the proposed Koran burning by a pastor in the US goes ahead as planned, there is a strong likelihood that violent attacks on innocent people […]

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State Department issues travel alert over Quran burning

| September 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

September 09, 2010 Worldwide – Qur'an Burning The Department of State is issuing this Travel Alert to caution U.S. citizens of the potential for anti-U.S. demonstrations in many countries in response to stated plans by a church in Florida to burn Qur'ans on the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Demonstrations, some violent, […]

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Updated Warnings Ahead of Upcoming Jewish Holidays

| August 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

No new travel warnings have been issued; the following merely underscores the current situation. As an annual public service ahead of the Jewish holidays that occur during the Hebrew month of Tishrei, and the departure of many Israelis abroad, the National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau presents its updated travel warnings. General travel warning Hezbollah and […]

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U.S. Postal Inspection Service and FBI Announce Reward for Information Leading to an Arrest and Conviction for White Powder Mailings in North Texas

| August 13, 2010 | 1 Comment

U.S. Postal Inspection Service Fort Worth Division Inspector in Charge Randall C. Till 14800 Trinity Blvd, Suite 600 Ft. Worth TX 76155 214-695-7386 Federal Bureau of Investigation Dallas Division Special Agent in Charge Robert E. Casey Jr. One Justice Way Dallas TX 75220 972-559-5000 U.S. Postal Inspection Service and FBI Announce Reward for […]

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FBI warning local churches

| July 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

Letters mention ‘suspicious activity,’ people asking questions about buildings Most churches in Oakland County have recently received a letter from the FBI warning of suspicious activity, of people asking questions about church buildings. Brett Leatherman, special agent with the FBI, said the letter was sent out after several churches in the county reported suspicious people […]

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