Monthly Archives: July 2012

Airport CCTV footage showing the suicide bomber. | Photo credit: Screen shot from BTV

Romania raises the terror alert level

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Romania raises the terror alert level on all its civilian airports after last Wednesday afternoon’s deadly attack on a tourist bus in the Bulgarian resort city of Burgas, in which five Israelis and their Bulgarian bus driver were killed. A seventh body at the scene is believed to be that of the suicide bomber. Over […]

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Toulouse terrorist was going to keep killing

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Voice from the dead: Mohamed Merah told police he loved death the way they love life According to The Jerusalem Post, French television channel TF1 aired on Sunday a recording of negotiations between Toulouse terrorist Mohamed Merah and  French SWAT teams over the course of the police’s 32-hour siege on his apartment. Ultimately, Merah was killed […]

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Seven arrested in British anti-terrorism raids

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via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences in Britain after weapons were found in a vehicle stopped on a motorway, police said on Friday, as security forces are on high alert ahead of the London Olympics. The vehicle was pulled over in a routine stop on the […]