Terrorism

Rogge refuses to deny anti-Israel stance

By Jennifer Lipman, July 25, 2012

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The widows of two of the Israelis murdered at the Munich Olympics emerged distraught and heartbroken following a meeting with IOC President Jacques Rogge this evening.

Ankie Spitzer and Ilana Romano spent half an hour pleading with Mr Rogge to change his stance on holding a minute’s silence at Friday’s London 2012 opening ceremony.

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'Germany warned' about Munich Olympics massacre

By Jamie Michaels, July 23, 2012

Germany received a tip-off from a Palestinian informant in Beirut that Palestinians were planning an "incident", three weeks before the 1972 Olympic Games Munich massacre, a German news magazine has disclosed.

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How the would-be Oldham terrorists became radicalised

By Jenni Frazer, July 20, 2012

Mohammed Sajid Khan was born in Pakistan but was raised a British national from the age of three or four years old. He had run a car valeting service in Bradford but was unemployed at the time of his arrest.

Shasta Khan was born in the UK and her marriage to Sajid Khan was her third. She ran a hairdressing business from the couple's home on Foster Street, Oldham.

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Manchester terror trial husband and wife sentenced

By Jenni Frazer, July 20, 2012

The Oldham couple convicted of terrorism offences in which they planned to attack Jews in north Manchester have been jailed today.

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Pregnant woman named among Israelis killed in Bulgaria

By Jennifer Lipman, July 20, 2012

Funerals are to be held for the five Israeli tourists who were killed when their bus exploded at a Bulgarian airport.

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Manchester terror trial wife found guilty on three counts

By Jonathan Kalmus, July 19, 2012

A Manchester Crown Court jury has today convicted an Oldham woman of planning a terror plot against Jews.

Shasta Khan was found guilty of three counts under terrorism laws.

Her husband, Mohammed Sajid Khan, 33, had already pleaded guilty to one of the offences, preparation for acts of terrorism, before the trial began.

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Israelis warn: more attacks on the way

By Anshel Pfeffer, July 19, 2012

In the aftermath of Wednesday's bomb attack on Israeli tourists in the Bulgarian resort of Burgas, Israeli security experts are warning that Iranian agents and terrorist groups connected to Iran are planning further attacks around the world.

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Jewish groups highlight Buenos Aires anniversary after Bulgaria blast

By Jennifer Lipman, July 19, 2012

Jewish groups around the world have offered condolences to the friends and family of the six Israeli tourists killed in an explosion on a bus in Bulgaria and highlighted that the blast coincided with the 18th anniversary of the bombing of the Jewish Community Centre in Buenos Aires.

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Israeli appointed to UN counter-terrorism body

By Jamie Michaels, July 18, 2012

The United Nations has appointed David Scharia as the legal coordinator for the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate, making him the only Israeli national to operate in a senior security position within the UN Secretariat.

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