Terrorism

UCL's Malcolm Grant is the one who is 'out of touch'

By Rosanna Rafel, October 18, 2011

The issue of whether university campuses, particularly those in London, were "hot beds" for extremist behaviour was present long before Umar Farouk Adbulmutallab - former president of University College London's Islamic Society - boarded a plane to Detroit on Christmas Day 2009.

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Anguish for terror victims' families over Shalit swap

By Jennifer Lipman, October 17, 2011

The mother of a teenager who was killed in a terrorist attack 22 years ago has spoken of her sadness that the perpetrator will be released as part of the Gilad Shalit deal.

Kinneret Cohen was 14 when she died, along with 15 others, after Abed al-Hadi Ganaim attacked on a bus going from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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Mumbai killer's execution appeal to be heard

By Jennifer Lipman, October 10, 2011

The Pakistani terrorist sentenced to death for his role in the Mumbai killing spree nearly three years ago has had his execution stayed.

Ajmal Kasab, now 23, was the only surviving gunman of the November 2008 attacks. He was convicted of murder following a trial in which it was alleged that he had been trained by banned Pakistani terror group Lashkar-e-Tayyiba.

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Why don't you give the Kurds a state, Erdogan?

By Robin Shepherd, September 27, 2011

Reports that the United States has agreed to deploy predator drones in Turkey to aid Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his battle against Kurdish separatists will provoke wry smiles among those used to both hypocrisy over counter-terrorism strategy in the Middle East and the blatant double standards of an increasingly anti-Israeli Turkey.

The decision, if it goes ahead, forms part of a dea

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Trial of Morocco bomb suspects set to open

By Jennifer Lipman, September 20, 2011

The trial of the nine men suspected of carrying out the fatal bomb attack in a Marrakesh café in April is to open later this week.

The blast, in a popular tourist spot in the old quarter of the Moroccan city, left 17 people dead including British Jew Peter Moss.

Mr Moss, a well-known travel writer and a long-time JC contributor, was 59 and had two children.

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Jail for Jew-hating terror jihadists

By Jonathan Kalmus, September 15, 2011

Jihadists from Manchester who wanted to kill Jews, used anti-Israel films to recruit terrorists and organised support for a Gaza aid convoy, have been jailed.

Munir Farooqi, Israr Malik and Matthew Newton, who received sentences of between six years and life imprisonment at Manchester Crown Court last Friday (September 9), were snared when they unwittingly recruited undercover policemen for ter

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Fogel murderer sentenced as he says he is still not sorry

By Jennifer Lipman, September 14, 2011

A man convicted of murdering five members of the same family in one of the most brutal attacks in Israeli history has been sentenced.

Hakim Awad was given a 130 year prison sentence by an Israeli military court for the slaughter of the Fogel family.

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Manchester jihadists who recruited police jailed

By Jonathan Kalmus, September 13, 2011

Jihadists from Manchester who wanted to kill Jews, used anti-Israel films to recruit terrorists and organised support for a Gaza aid convoy have been jailed.

Munir Farooqi, Israr Malik and Matthew Newton, who received sentences of between six years and life imprisonment at Manchester Crown Court last Friday, were snared when they unwittingly recruited policemen for terrorism in Afghanistan.

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September 11 victims remembered 10 years on

By Jennifer Lipman, September 11, 2011

Ceremonies are being held around the world to mark ten years since the September 11 attacks.

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Back to school… as Israeli hero

By Nathan Jeffay, September 8, 2011

When 17-year-old Arina Shestopolov Censor went back to school last week, nobody needed to ask what she did this summer - as Israel's new national heroine the whole country knows.

Seconds after Grad missiles fired by Gaza terrorists fell close to her Beersheba home on August 20, she ventured out of a bomb shelter and saved a man's life.

It was a bloody night in the Arthur Rupin district of Be

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