Tag: terrorism

Security to MP churches stepped up

| September 11, 2010 | 0 Comments



Madhya Pradesh state government has stepped up security for Christian churches despite the news of suspension of a plan to burn Quran in Florida. The “administration has decided to step up security around Christian worship places,” inspector general of police A. K. Soni said. Reports said worldwide condemnation forced the tiny Dove World Outreach Centre […]




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Central Jersey cops stepping up patrols during Jewish high holy days

| September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments



EDISON — Area police departments said they are increasing patrols around local synagogues and other key spots during the Jewish High Holy Days this month. In Edison, police have identified nine locations in the 100,000-resident township where there will be extra patrols during the holy days, Lt. Salvatore Filinnano said. The stepped-up effort also includes […]




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Amidst security, Jews to bring in New Year

| September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments



The Jewish community is set to bring in Rosh Hashanah, the Hebrew New Year, on Thursday, and synagogues in the city will celebrate it in the presence of several armed security personnel. Nearly two years after the 26/11 attacks in which a Jewish rabbi and his wife were killed, city Jews are still insecure about […]




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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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Churches threatened over Qur’an burning

| September 9, 2010 | 0 Comments



Christians have sought protection for a church in Madhya Pradesh state after an anonymous letter threatened to blast it if a US Evangelical group went ahead with its plan to burn Qur’ans. The threat came as the Dove World Outreach Center in Florida reportedly confirmed its plans to host the controversial event on Sept. 11 […]




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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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NY synagogues bomb plot trial to begin

| August 22, 2010 | 0 Comments



NEW YORK — Four Muslim men charged with trying to blow up New York synagogues and shoot down military planes will be reunited at their trial with someone who was in on the plot every step of the way: a wire-wearing FBI informant named Shaheed Hussain. The government credits Hussain with rooting out radical Muslims […]




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Birmingham area missionaries survive Uganda bombing by al Shabaab rebels

| July 27, 2010 | 0 Comments



A group of missionaries from Asbury United Methodist Church in north Shelby County were at a Ugandan restaurant Sunday night watching the soccer World Cup when a bomb ripped through the building, killing 13 people. A second bomb 50 minutes later at Kyadondo Rugby Club claimed more lives. The toll this morning for both bombings […]




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1781: Terrorists attack church!

| July 24, 2010 | 1 Comment



CSI Intel Note:  We found this article this morning and we thought as a historical piece we would share it with our readers.  This shows the need of church security back then and it can happen today anywhere in the world.  Editor's note: Darienite Jack Gault, who recently finished writing a book about Talmadge Hill, […]




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Bronx Terror Target Synagogues To Get Fed Funds

| July 19, 2010 | 1 Comment



A New York congressman says two Bronx synagogues targeted in a terror plot will receive federal funds to help prevent future terrorist attempts. Rep. Anthony Weiner said Sunday that the two sites were among 80 high-risk groups receiving Homeland Security Department money. They will share more than $5.8 million. Weiner says the average award will […]




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Mangalore: ‘Bajarang Dal Behind Church Attacks,’ Deposes Cop

| July 17, 2010 | 0 Comments



Mangalore Jul 17: Personnel of the police department deposed before Justice B K Somashekhara Commission of Inquiry probing church attacks in the state, which took place on September 14 and 15, 2008, at the Commission’s sitting in the city on Friday July 16. In reply to questions posed by advocate for Christian witnesses, M P […]




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Two Pakistan Churches Attacked by Islamists

| July 15, 2010 | 0 Comments



SARGODHA, Pakistan (Compass Direct News) – Christian communities in two areas came under attack in Punjab Province earlier this month. In Sargodha, an unidentified motorcyclist on July 1 tossed a grenade in front of the gates of St. Filian’s Church of Pakistan, next to a small Christian-owned amusement park where children were playing, Christian sources […]




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Pa. Church Prays For Members Hurt By Uganda Blast

| July 13, 2010 | 0 Comments



SELINSGROVE, Pa. (AP) ― The gathering of Christian missionaries from Pennsylvania to watch the World Cup final at an outdoor restaurant in Uganda was to have been a highlight of a month of evangelizing and sightseeing in one of Africa's more Christian countries. In a flash of fire and shrapnel, it turned instead into one […]




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Pennsylvania church group members among those wounded in terror attack

| July 12, 2010 | 0 Comments



(CNN) — The death toll from a pair of bombings that struck a restaurant and a rugby ground in Uganda's capital is around 60, a police spokeswoman told CNN on Monday. Seventy-one more people were injured, said police spokeswoman Judith Nabakooba. The blasts occurred Sunday night as patrons gathered to watch the World Cup final […]




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