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MI5 boss warns al-Qaeda planning mass casualty attacks on the West

January 9, 2015

“The MI5 director-general gave a rare public speech Thursday evening warning about a group of core al-Qaeda terrorists in Syria planning mass casualty attacks in the West.

SEE ALSO: Intelligence officials look for al-Qaeda link in Charlie Hebdo attack

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At least 11 killed in shooting at office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo

January 7, 2015

“At least 11 people were killed and four were seriously wounded in Wednesday’s attack at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, French President Francois Hollande told reporters.”

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Canada Attacks Follow al-Qaida, IS Instructions To A Tee

October 24, 2014

“These deadly acts appear to follow what al-Qaida has been preaching for years through articles or videos posted online, calling on recruits and volunteers to go it alone without specific orders or training.”

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‘Horrific day’ amid shooting near Canada’s Parliament

October 22, 2014

“There were ‘several shooting incidents in downtown Ottawa’ on Wednesday morning, police said on Twitter. ‘Incidents occurred at National War Memorial, near the Rideau Centre and Parliament Hill.’ All Ottawa police buildings remain on lockdown and are closed to the … Read More

UK raises terror threat level, citing Syria, Iraq risk

August 29, 2014

“The UK government raised its terror threat level Friday from substantial to severe, the fourth highest of five levels, in response to events in Iraq and Syria, where ISIS militants have seized a swath of territory. ‘That means that a … Read More

State Department issues 2013 Country Reports on Terrorism

April 30, 2014

“Al-Qa’ida (AQ) and its affiliates and adherents worldwide continue to present a serious threat to the United States, our allies, and our interests. While the international community has severely degraded AQ’s core leadership, the terrorist threat has evolved. Leadership losses … Read More

La Familia

April 26, 2014

La Familia emerged as a vigilante group in the 1990s, but only solidified a regional presence in 2004, when it merged efforts with the Gulf Cartel to muscle out the Sinaloa Cartel and Milenio Cartel – once leaders in methamphetamine … Read More

Jund Ansar Allah

April 26, 2014

Jund Ansar Allah (Knights of God’s Followers) is the first known terrorist organization in the Palestinian territories to be inspired by al Qaeda. The group is reported to have been created in November of 2008. It is not likely to … Read More

The Haqqani Network

April 26, 2014

The Haqqani Network is an independent insurgent group operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Haqqanis belong to the eastern Zadran tribe. They hold major clout on both sides of the Afghan/Pakistan border and act as a “bridge” between Pakistani Taliban … Read More

Los Zetas

April 26, 2014

In the late 1990s, Osiel Cardenas Guillen, former leader of the Gulf Cartel, hired 31 deserters of the Army’s elite Airborne Special Forces Groups (Gafes) as mercenaries for protection, debt collection, securing cocaine trafficking routes known as plazas, discouraging defections … Read More