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Israel foils US embassy terror plot

By Anshel Pfeffer, January 23, 2014

A jihadi group with al-Qaeda links tried to recruit Palestinians in East Jerusalem to carry out terror attacks against high-profile targets, it was claimed this week.

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Wife of al-Qaeda captive pleads for his freedom

By Anna Sheinman, August 13, 2012

The wife of al-Qaeda hostage Warren Weinstein has pleaded for his release on the anniversary of his disappearance.

Mr Weinstein, a 71 year-old aid worker from Maryland, was taken captive last August by gunmen who broke into his home in the city of Lahore, Pakistan.

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Al Qaida terrorist planned London Jewish murders

By Simon Rocker, July 12, 2012

The Community Security Trust has confirmed that it was briefed on potential attacks on Jewish neighbourhoods in London after the discovery of papers on the body of Al Qaeda’s African leader, who was killed last year.

According to documents revealed by a Canadian newspaper this week, terrorists were planning an operation in Golders Green or Stamford Hill during Chanucah.

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Camden Council giving al-Qaeda group freedom to preach

By Marcus Dysch, May 17, 2012

A leading local authority has refused to sever its links to a group which promotes the ideology of Osama bin Laden at a taxpayer-funded centre and encourages young Muslims to prepare for jihad.

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Toulouse Jewish school killer dead after police break stand-off

By Jennifer Lipman, March 22, 2012

The suspected murderer of four Jews at a school in Toulouse and three French paratroopers has been confirmed dead in gunfire with police.

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Toulouse murder suspect 'escaped from Kandahar jail' after bomb plot

By Jennifer Lipman, March 21, 2012

The suspected killer of four people at a Jewish school in Toulouse escaped from a prison in Afghanistan four years before carrying out the massacre.

Ghulam Faruq , the director of Kandahar prison , said that Mohammed Merah was one of hundreds of Taliban-connected prisoners who escaped during a Taliban attack on the jail in 2008.

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Arrests in New York synagogue attack plot

By Jennifer Lipman, May 12, 2011

Two men thought to be planning to strike synagogues in New York have been arrested just ten days after the city celebrated the death of the man behind the September 11 terrorist attacks.

The pair, described as Muslims of North African descent, were detained by police as they attempted to buy AK-47s, hand grenades and other weapons.

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Arrests over deadly Marrakesh cafe bomb

By Jennifer Lipman, May 6, 2011

Three people have been arrested in Morocco on suspicion of involvement in the deadly café bomb last week.

The Interior Ministry described one of the detained men as the main suspect behind the attack, which killed 16 people including British travel writer Peter Moss.

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Morocco blast victims mourned around world

By Jennifer Lipman, May 3, 2011

Mourners in Israel, Morocco and China have paid respects to the young Jewish couple who were killed in a bomb attack in Marrakesh last week.

The funeral of Messod Wizman, 32, and his wife Michal Wizman, 30, took place yesterday in Jerusalem, Mrs Wizman's home town.

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