Tag: terrorism

Counter-Terrorism Bureau: Israelis face global threat

| July 8, 2010 | 2 Comments

The Counter-Terrorism Bureau on Monday issued a warning to Israelis staying abroad, and especially businesspeople, instructing them to remain on high alert and reject unexpected offers. The Bureau also advised Israelis to avoid traveling to countries that face travel warnings at this time. According to information obtained by the Counter-Terrorism Bureau, shooting attack and kidnapping […]

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How Hindu Extremists Victimize Pastors in India

| July 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

In India the Hindu extremists have continued to victimize pastors by using anti-conversion laws as an excuse to attack Christians, thereby limiting church activities. Release International (RI) in a recent report said that pastors were beaten and cars burnt amid accusations of forced conversion. RI report said that on June 23, two pastors, Pastors Shidu […]

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Man Charged With Terrorism After Church Arson

| June 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

A man has been charged with attempted arson and terrorism after he allegedly tried to burn down a place of worship over a dispute with fellow churchgoers. The Citrus Heights Police Department arrested 44-year-old Jose Louis Orduno Sunday evening after discovering a flammable liquid had been set on fire near the Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall […]

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Commandos posted at Synagogue, St Francis Church in Kochi

| March 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

Commandos have been posted at the Jewish Synagogue at Mattancherry, the oldest place of worship of the Jewish community in the Commonwealth region, and St Francis church at Fort Kochi following a union Home Ministry alert about a possible terror strike in the city. Police said 10 commandos each have been posted at St Francis […]

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Man hurls bomb at Egyptian synagogue

| February 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

A man hurled a makeshift bomb at Egypt's main synagogue Sunday morning, but no injuries or damage were reported. The man checked into the Panorama Hotel in downtown Cairo and then threw a bag — with gasoline canisters inside — from the fourth floor at the historic synagogue, the country's Interior Ministry said. "The initial […]

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Israel official: India bomb attack not intended for Chabad house

| February 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

The bomb attack on a restrurant in Pune, India, not far from a Chabad Jewish center, was not directed at the Chabad house, an Israeli security official said on Monday. Nitzan Nuriel, head of counterterrorism at Israel's National Security Agency, said that the "attack in India was not directed at Chabad house, even though Chabad […]

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State of Israel – Pre-Passover Travel Warnings

| February 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

Pre-Passover Travel Warnings – Office of the Prime Minister – State of Israel 14/02/2010 As an annual public service, the National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau calls the Israeli public's attention to its updated travel warnings and recommendations ahead of the upcoming Passover holiday (29.3-5.4.10). In light of Iranian and Hezbollah threats, the NSCCTB would like […]

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Indian minister: Chabad House was target of attack

| February 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

A bomb detonated in a crowded bakery popular with foreigners in western India killing nine people and wounding 57, officials said Sunday, the first terrorist attack in the country since the 2008 Mumbai massacre. The blast Saturday in the city of Pune, 125 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of Mumbai, threatened to damage new efforts to […]

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India police: Pune bomb likely meant for Chabad House

| February 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

A bomb tore through a crowded cafe popular with foreigners on Saturday in the city of Pune in western India, killing eight people and wounding 42 near a famed meditation center. The blast threatened to damage new efforts to reduce tensions between India and Pakistan, with Hindu nationalist leaders already placing the blame for the […]

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Inquiry report indicts right-wing Hindu groups for Karnataka church attacks

| February 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Right-wing Hindu groups have been held responsible for the series of church attacks in Dakshina Kannada and adjoin districts of Karnataka in the month of September 2008. Once again ascertaining the growth of Hindu fundamentalism in the BJP-ruled state, the interim report of Justice Somasekhara Commission held Bajarang Dal, Sri Rama Sene and VHP accountable […]

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Slovak police charge man with terrorism over church bombing plans

| January 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Slovakia’s police on January 21, for the first time in the country’s history, have charged a person with terrorism, Slovak Police Corps President Ján Packa announced at a press conference, the TASR newswire wrote. The alleged terrorist is described as a three-times prosecuted 30-year-old man from Spišské Vlachy in Košice region and named only as […]

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Police security withdrawn from Jewish centres in city

| December 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

PUNE: The police have tightened security in the city following recent intelligence inputs that Taliban-trained terrorists have sneaked into Mumbai, Kolkata and Delhi to target vital installations. However, the security at the Ohel David synagogue (Lal Deval) in Pune Camp and Chabad House at Koregaon Park have been withdrawn. A tight security was being maintained […]

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26/11: The Nariman House tapes

| November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

This is the story of what happened in Nariman House, a Jewish study centre run by the orthodox Chabad-Lubavitch organisation in New York. What you will now hear are telephone intercepts of conversations between the terrorists and their Pakistani handlers.  

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Synagogues fight terror shadow with floodlights

| November 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

Jewish establishments in city make walls taller, install CCTV cameras and floodlights in days leading to first anniversary of 26/11 attacks Jewish establishments in the city are becoming increasingly alert in the days leading to the first anniversary of the 26/11 terror attacks. Solomon Sopher, the president of the Baghdadi Jewish community and chairman and […]

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Candles lit at Jewish centre for Mumbai attacks victims

| November 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

MUMBAI — Faith leaders on Tuesday gathered at a Jewish religious and cultural centre in Mumbai to light candles to those who died in last year's deadly terror attacks on the city. The candles were lit after a moment of silence to remember the six people who were killed at Chabad House on November 26-29, […]

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