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Terrorism

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  • Jordan arrests influential al Qaeda scholar for 'incitement'

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordanian security forces arrested influential al Qaeda spiritual guide Abu Mohammad al Maqdisi on Monday on suspicion of fomenting terrorism on the Internet, security sources said. They said Maqdisi was ordered to be held for 15 days...
  • Opera hits a sour note

    Opera hits a sour note
    The New York Metropolitan Opera's Oct. 20 production of, "The Death of Klinghoffer" hit a sour note with the more than 1,000 demonstrators, 100 of them in wheelchairs, who turned out on opening night to stage a protest. The opera is based on the...
  • Factbox: Canada introduces bill to strengthen spy agency powers

    (Reuters) - Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney on Monday introduced the Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act, which broadens the powers of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) spy agency and deals with dual nationals convicted of...
  • Second British man in days charged with preparing terrorism acts

    LONDON (Reuters) - A British man has become the second in three days to be charged with preparing acts of terrorism and will appear at a London court on Monday, police said. Britain raised its international threat level to the second-highest...
  • Chicago police to check CTA passengers for explosives

    Chicago police to check CTA passengers for explosives
    Riders and a public transit expert expressed skepticism about a Chicago police plan to stop some rush-hour riders before they pass through rail station turnstiles to screen their bags for explosives. There is "no known terrorist threat" that prompted...
  • NYPD commissioner calls hatchet attack on officers a 'terrorist act'

    NYPD commissioner calls hatchet attack on officers a 'terrorist act'
    A man who attacked four New York City police officers with a hatchet Thursday was a recent convert to Islam and had become increasingly reclusive and "self-radicalized," New York's police commissioner said. In a news conference Friday, Police...
  • Canada intelligence-sharing on suspects curbed by court ruling

    OTTAWA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Canada did not share some intelligence with the United States about two men who mounted fatal attacks last week because of a 2013 court ruling limiting the transfer of personal data, a Canadian official said on Saturday. U....
  • Ottawa shooter had sought Libyan passport, embassy official says

    Ottawa shooter had sought Libyan passport, embassy official says
    The man suspected of shooting dead a Canadian soldier on Wednesday had sought a Libyan passport in recent days but had been unsuccessful, an official at the Libyan embassy in Ottawa said on Friday. "Even if your father was born in Libya, there are...
  • Chicago police to check CTA riders' bags for explosives

     Chicago police to check CTA riders' bags for explosives
    With hundreds of thousands of riders streaming through 145 stations each day, the CTA's sprawling rail system presents a needle-in-a-haystack challenge when it comes to stopping a would-be terrorist from bringing explosives onto a train. Now, in one...
  • Protest and praise for 'The Death of Klinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera

    Protest and praise for 'The Death of Klinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera
    It wasn't on a scale with the riotous premiere of Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring," but the first Metropolitan Opera performance of "The Death of Klinghoffer," the controversial work by composer John Adams and librettist Alice Goodman about the 1985...
  • Police: New York hatchet attack by Islamic convert was terrorist attack

    Police: New York hatchet attack by Islamic convert was terrorist attack
    The hatchet-wielding man who wounded two New York City police officers, one of them critically, was a self-radicalized convert to Islam who is believed to have acted alone in what law enforcement officials on Friday called a terrorist attack. The...