2nd youth charged in connection with anti-Jewish terror plot

A young person has been charged as the alleged “co-conspirator” of a 15-year-old Ottawa boy already accused of plotting a terrorist attack against Jewish people, according to the RCMP. In a release Friday, the RCMP said both youths are now facing charges of unlawfully conspiring and agreeing to commit murder — either for the benefit…

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X accused of taking payments from terrorists

Elon Musk’s X, formerly Twitter, granted subscription perks to designated terrorist groups and others barred from operating in the US, according to campaigners. The Tech Transparency Project (TTP) found X had granted blue check marks to accounts tied to Hezbollah members, among others. For $8 (£6.40) a month, a tick allows longer posts and better…

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FBI Releases 2023 Year in Review

In 2023, the FBI faced a growing and evolving threat spectrum—from an uptick in violent and bias-motivated crimes to increasingly elaborate cyberattacks to a rise in more potent drugs like fentanyl. A look back over the past 12 months shows the diversity of law enforcement and intelligence challenges facing the 115-year-old Bureau. While the year…

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Overly broad terrorist watchlist poses national security risks, Senate report says

A growing terrorist watchlist and numerous screening processes implemented after the 9/11 attacks to identify travelers who could be a threat are uncoordinated and too broad, a dynamic that pose risk to national security, according to a new Senate report. The 43-page report, released Tuesday by Democrats on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee,…

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Brothers Sentenced to More Than 35 Years Combined for Manufacturing and Distributing Machineguns Intended for ISIS

Moyad Dannon, 26, of Fishers, Indiana, was sentenced today to 200 months, equivalent to 16 years and eight months, in federal prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release, after pleading guilty to attempting to provide material support or resources, namely, firearms, to a designated foreign terrorist organization. His brother, Mahde Dannon, was sentenced to…

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Calgary youth suspected of terrorism activity to enter into 12-month peace bond

The Calgary teen who will be placed on a 12-month terrorism peace bond believed Sharia law dictated that gay people should be executed, court was told Monday. And among the materials found on the now-17-year-old’s electronic devices were videos of people being beheaded or thrown off buildings to their deaths. Article content RCMP Const. Trevor…

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2 Ontario men arrested on charges linked to neo-Nazi terrorist movement

Two Ontario men are facing terrorism-related charges, the RCMP says, after allegedly participating in the creation of manifestos and recruiting videos in support of far-right extremism and the neo-Nazi terrorist movement. In a news release issued Friday morning, police said the charges stem from an 18-month investigation, with several search warrants carried out in the…

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Arizona man charged for allegedly inciting “religiously motivated terrorist attack” that killed 2 officers, bystander in Australia

A U.S. citizen has been charged in Arizona over online comments that allegedly incited what police describe as a “religiously motivated terrorist attack” in Australia a year ago in which six people died, officials said Wednesday. Queensland state police officers Rachel McCrow and Matthew Arnold and innocent bystander Alan Dare were fatally shot by Gareth…

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