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Terrorism

Islamic Rules in Danish Schools

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Gatestone Institute by Judith Bergman The Nord-Vest Private School in Copenhagen, came under investigation by Danish authorities during an unannounced visit after teaching materials were found extolling and encouraging young people to commit jihad. Luqman Pedersen, a Danish convert to Islam, admitted to the authorities that the school wishes to create a parallel Muslim society. Two former teachers at the Nord-Vest school described how the children at the school spoke of Danes in terms of "them and us". In a school poetry contest, several of the children composed poems that detailed their wish to beat up and break the legs and hands of the "Danish pigs". "I teach religion, but I was not allowed to teach Christianity. Instead, a visiting imam from Iraq taught Christianity... I could imagine that some of the boys I taught could have been radicalized," a teacher said. The teachers tried to alert both politicians and...
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Jihad Watch by Robert Spencer Dahir Adan’s motive is abundantly clear from this article itself, yet law enforcement officials still apparently think that why Adan stabbed 10 shoppers at St. Cloud’s Crossroads Center remains a big mystery.Well, let’s see.1. He “plunged kitchen knives into 10 shoppers at St. Cloud’s Crossroads Center mall, after reportedly asking some if they were Muslim.’2. The Islamic State hailed him as a “soldier of the Islamic State.” This, of course, may be jihadi opportunism, and reflect only on the Islamic State and not on Adan at all, but even if this comes from the Islamic State and not from Adan, it demonstrates that the Islamic State saw his attack as a plausible enough jihad to be worth claiming, while non-Muslim Minnesota officials are still scratching their heads.3. He screamed “Allahu akbar” as he was stabbing his victims.Nonetheless, “authorities still say they may never know what...
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by Counter IED Report Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley has said ‘hundreds’ of officers are currently ‘trawling through CCTV’ in a desperate bid to close in on the ‘suspects’ involved in the Parsons Green bomb.Rowley said Met Police had embarked on a complex investigation and while the device had now been safely defused, his officers were also starting to examine some of the pictures sent in from witnesses at the scene.The Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner told reporters: ‘We are making excellent progress at the moment as we pursue our lines of inquiry to identify, locate and arrest those responsible.‘We have hundreds of police officers trawling through CCTV footage, detectives have spoken to tens of witnesses and we have taken a large number of calls from to the hotline… for members of the public.‘Indeed members of the public have sent in so far 77 images and videos of the scene…...

Glass Wall to Be Built Around Eiffel Tower

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By Clarion Project A permanent glass wall and fence will be built around the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris to protect the site from terrorist attacks, reported DW.com.The wall will replace the temporary metal barriers and pre-fabricated building that were erected around the area after the wave of terror attacks that hit France in 2015.The glass wall will be bullet proof and will be erected on the sides of the wall that face the Seine River. The other two sides will be built from metal in a design similar to the tower. The cost of the project, which is slated to be finished by mid-2018 is 20 million euros ($23.9 million).The Eiffel Tower is a popular tourist site in Paris, with close to six million visitors in 2016. Just last month, security personnel overpowered a man with a knife who had tried to force his way through a security checkpoint...
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Russia to support UN newly established Counter-Terrorism Office TASS Russian Politics & DiplomacyThe Under Secretary General of the UN Counter-Terrorism Office will have meetings with the foreign ministers of 41 countriesUNITED NATIONS, September 18. /TASS/. Russia will support the work of the United Nations newly established Counter-Terrorism Office, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday at a meeting with Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office Vladimir Voronkov."We will continue to support your activity, the activity of your office. We will do our best to make our contribution to its work," the minister pledged."We are thankful to the United Nations Secretary-General for this decision (to establish an anti-terrorism office - TASS)," he said. "We are also thankful for approving your candidature (as the office’s head).""We hope that the establishment of this structure can be interpreted as a sign of how much attention the United Nations is paying to counter-terrorism...