Category Archives: Terrorism/Terrorism threats/Bombs/Hatred against Canada

QUEBEC CITY: Nadjat Boudjerima and Nora Boudjerima arrested and charged in bomb scare

Appel à la bombe : les sœurs Boudjerima évaluées et accusées

Nicolas Saillant

Dernière mise à jour: 08-09-2014 | 09h30

QUÉBEC – Les patientes de l’urgence de l’Hôtel-Dieu qui ont prétendu être en possession d’une bombe dimanche soir font maintenant face à des accusations de méfait, faux message et menace.

Nadjat Boudjerima, 41 ans et sa sœur, Nora Boudjerima, 45 ans, ont comparu lundi après-midi après avoir obtenu leur congé de l’hôpital où elles avaient été amenées après leur arrestation tôt en matinée.

Les deux femmes, qui ont créé tout un émoi dans la nuit de dimanche à lundi à l’hôpital de l’Hôtel-Dieu, font face à des accusations de menace de détruire, faux message et méfait. Continue reading

QUEBEC CITY (Fr.): Deux femmes qui portaient le voile et qui s’exprimaient en français auteurs de l’alerte à la bombe

Les auteurs de l’alerte à la bombe résidaient à l’hôtel Best Western du Centre-ville

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Les patientes de l’urgence de l’Hôtel-Dieu qui ont prétendu être en possession d’une bombe se trouvaient au restaurant du Best Western sur de la Couronne lorsqu’elles ont demandé une ambulance dimanche soir.

Selon ce que le Journal a appris, les deux femmes qui ont été arrêtées tôt ce matin après avoir tenu les policiers et le personnel de l’Hôtel-Dieu en alerte toute la nuit, étaient au Bistro le 330 lorsqu’elles ont demandé une ambulance. Les femmes qui portaient le voile et qui s’exprimaient en français étaient clientes du Best Western centre-ville.

Selon l’employé du Bistro 330 qui a servi les deux femmes vers 21 h dimanche, l’une d’elles semblait confuse lorsqu’elle s’est assise à une table de la salle à manger. «Il y en a une qui ne parlait pas, elle avait des lunettes soleil, elle ne parlait pas, elle ne me regardait pas, rien», raconte le jeune homme qui a préféré ne pas être identifié.

Le serveur qui a présenté les dames de 41 et 45 ans comme étant «des sœurs» ajoute que celles-ci étaient indécises. «Sa sœur a dit, je vais prendre un café, finalement elle n’en voulait pas, puis elle l’a pris. Ensuite elles étaient supposées commander. Au moment de prendre la commande, elle a dit appelle une ambulance», raconte celui qui a composé le 9-1-1.

«Elles avaient l’air bien correctes», ajoute le serveur qui indique que l’ambulance s’est présenté environ 15 minutes plus tard. Des touristes de la Suisse, clients du Best Western ont aussi indiqué au Journal avoir été «intrigué» par l’ambulance ainsi que la présence de deux voitures de police au coin de la Couronne et de la rue du Roi hier soir.

«On était au pub en face et on a vu une ambulance et deux voitures de police vers 21 h 30. C’était curieux», indique la dame sans en savoir davantage.

Selon le superviseur ambulancier Jean-François Roy, «Il n’y avait absolument rien qui pouvait laisser présager ce qui allait suivre» lorsque les dames ont été prises en charge par les paramédics hier soir. Continue reading

ISLAMIC TERRORISM: King of Saudi Arabia warns that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S.

Abdullah Al-Shihri and Sameer Yaacoub, The Associated Press
Published Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:35PM EDT
Last Updated Saturday, August 30, 2014 3:24PM EDT

 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria.

While not mentioning any terrorist groups by name, King Abdullah’s statement appeared aimed at drawing Washington and NATO forces into a wider fight against the Islamic State group and its supporters in the region. Saudi Arabia openly backs rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar Assad, but is concerned that the breakaway al Qaeda group could also turn those very same weapons on the kingdom. Continue reading

OTTAWA: Misbahuddin Ahmed found guilty of two terrorism-related charges

Former Ottawa hospital technician Misbahuddin Ahmed has been found guilty of two terrorism-related charges by a jury.

CBC News Posted: Jul 11, 2014 2:30 PM ET Last Updated: Jul 11, 2014 7:29 PM ET

Ahmed, 30, had pleaded not guilty to conspiring to knowingly facilitate a terrorist activity, participation in the activities of a terrorist group, and possession of explosives with intent to do harm after his arrest in August 2010.

His eight-week trial began in mid-May and went to a jury on Tuesday. On Friday, the jury found him guilty of the first two charges but not guilty to the possession of explosives charge.

Conspiring to knowingly facilitate a terrorist activity carries a maximum sentence of 14 years in prison, while participation in the activities of a terrorist group has a 10-year maximum term.

Ahmed will be sentenced on Sept. 15.

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Crown lawyers said during the trial that Ahmed was a “committed jihadist” with an eye on potential Canadian targets, pointing to a bag in his basement they alleged held bomb-making materials.

Ahmed and his defence said during the trial that he was trying to stop a planned attack and was planning to destroy the contents of the bag, which he got from a known extremist.

The jury heard how the RCMP had tapped Ahmed’s phone and videotaped him meeting with that same extremist, whose name is covered under a publication ban.

A verdict is expected in the trial for Khurram Sher, one of Ahmed’s alleged co-conspirators, on Aug. 19.

“Canadian” Farah Mohamed Shirdon dead while fighting for ISIS in Iraq

Farah Mohamed Shirdon of Calgary, fighting for ISIS, dead in Iraq, reports say

CBC News Posted: Aug 15, 2014 3:39 PM ET Last Updated: Aug 15, 2014 3:39 PM ET

Multiple social media reports in Iraq say that a young Calgary man who appeared in an ISIS video four months ago has been killed in Iraq.

Farah Mohamed Shirdon, a Calgarian fighting overseas with the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, was seen in the video burning his Canadian passport and threatening to destroy Iraq’s oppressors.

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is aware of reports that a Canadian was killed in Iraq and is following the situation closely.

A man claiming to be Shirdon’s brother has been tweeting online — asking jihadi contacts for information on how Shirdon died.

Attempts by CBC News to reach Shirdon’s family in Calgary have so far been unsuccessful.

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird told reporters following a news conference in London, Ont., he was aware of the reports but could not speak to the specific facts of the case.

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TORONTO: “I just want to bomb Canada”, Ali Shahi said on board of Sunwing flight 772

Kendra Mangione and Sonja Puzic, CTVNews.ca
Published Friday, July 25, 2014 10:23AM EDT
Last Updated Friday, July 25, 2014 8:48PM EDT

The father of a 25-year-old Canadian man whose alleged threats forced a Panama-bound plane to return to Toronto Friday says his son has mental health issues and is “not at fault” for what happened.

In a statement released Friday night, Sadegh Shahi said his son, Ali Shahi, has had “mental issues,” including depression, anorexia and bulimia since he was 16.

“I am sorry for what happened on the flight, but Ali is not at fault. I blame the police and health system,” Shahi said, adding that his son “never got the support that he needed.” Continue reading

BURNABY. B.C.: Hasibullah Yusufzai accused of terrorism

The Canadian Press
Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:52PM EDT

VANCOUVER — The RCMP has charged a British Columbia man for leaving Canada to take part in a terrorist activity.

The Integrated National Security Enforcement Team says 25-year-old Hasibullah Yusufzai of Burnaby is accused of committing an offence for the benefit of a terrorist group or was directed by or associated with such a group.

A police statement said the man left for Syria on Jan. 21.

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A woman who answered the phone at Yusufzai’s home said he wasn’t there, then said she didn’t speak English.

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Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/british-columbia-man-faces-terror-charge-1.1928111#ixzz38JlVrR5e

MONTREAL: Alleged bomb-maker Jordi Antunes Barros released while he awaits trial

MONTREAL – An 18-year-old Montreal man accused of making 19 pipe bombs has been released while he awaits trial, but must remain under the strict watch of his family.

Jordi Antunes Barros was arrested May 17 after his father discovered bomb-making materials in his home.

Police discovered 19 pipe bombs as well as enough materials to make several more.

The bomb squad was called in, and it took more than 20 hours to dismantle the bombs. More than 50 nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution.

Barros is allowed to stay at home until his trial begins in August, but the courts have placed strict conditions on his freedom.

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VIA derailment plotter Raed Jaser and his family spent two years in Berlin before coming to Canada as “refugees”

Accused Raed Jaser // Copies of the identity documents of Jaser’s parents

Man charged in VIA derailment plot fled Germany after family ‘terrorized’ by anti-immigrant groups: documents
Adrian Humphreys and Stewart Bell | 13/04/24 | Last Updated: 13/04/24 10:20 PM ET

Illustration Mike Faille // Documents
Accused Raed Jaser // Copies of the identity documents of Jaser’s parents

TORONTO — A Toronto man charged with plotting to derail a VIA Rail train fled to Canada from Germany after his family was “terrorized” by anti-immigrant groups there, according to federal refugee documents.

Before arriving in Canada, Raed Jaser and his family spent two years in Berlin, where a Molotov cocktail was thrown at their home. The incident “terrorized his entire family,” their lawyer argued during their refugee proceedings. Continue reading

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