Tag Archives: #terror

CIA ‘warned Spanish police of possible Barcelona attack’

The CIA told Los Mossos, the Catalonian regional police force, that Barcelona was a top target for jihadist terrorists as recently as June this year, El Peridoco, a local paper, reported on Friday.  

“Two months ago the Central Intelligence Agency passed a notice to the Catalan autonomous police,”the paper said. “It even warned of the risk to Las Ramblas,” the pedestrian thoroughfare hit by an attack on Thursday

The Telegraph could not immediately verify the report.

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/18/cia-warned-spanish-police-possible-barcelona-attack-two-months/

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Night of eerie silence in Barcelona after car rampage

Barcelona (AFP) – In Barcelona’s old town, dozens of stunned tourists dressed in shorts and t-shirts stood behind security tape in the early hours, witnesses to the shocking attack on the famous boulevard of Las Ramblas.

Thirteen people were killed and more than 100 injured when a white van sped into the historic promenade, which was packed with tourists, knocking people down in a scene of chaos and horror.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/night-eerie-silence-barcelona-car-rampage-053507855.html

‘ISIS fanatics plotted to crash two 186mph trains into each other then use a truck bomb to blow up Vladimir Putin’s Navy Day celebrations’

RUSSIAN Security Forces are believed to have detained a jihadist cell accused of planning to crash two trains and drive a truck through a crowd on Russia’s Navy Day. The cell allegedly planned to disrupt traditional celebrations in St Petersburg, held on 30 July, with the explosive vehicle.

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https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4216683/isis-fanatics-plotted-to-crash-two-186mph-trains-into-each-other-then-use-a-truck-bomb-to-blow-up-vladimir-putins-navy-day-celebrations/

Paris attack: Police hunting BMW driver who mowed down six French soldiers ‘involved in motorway shootout’

French police hunting the driver of a car that rammed into soldiers near their barracks outside Paris have been involved in a motorway shootout, it was reported today. Police were scrambling to track down the vehicle, which took off after the incident described by local mayor Patrick Balkany as “without a doubt a deliberate act”. French TV later reported that a shootout had taken place on a motorway in northern France and a suspect was arrested.

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/09/french-soldiers-hit-vehicle-paris/

Palestinian Authority’s 2017 Budget Shows ‘Huge Increase’ in Funding for Terror Payments | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

The Palestinian Authority’s 2017 budget shows a “huge increase” in the funding of salaries for imprisoned terrorists and the families of “martyrs,” an Israeli research institute revealed on Wednesday.

According to Palestinian Media Watch (PMW), the amount of money allocated by the PA for payments to terrorists jailed in Israel rose 13% this year to $158 million — compared to $135 million in 2016. During the same time frame, disbursements for family members of dead terrorists increased by 4% — to $197 million from $183 million.

Overall, PMW said, the PA is spending $355 million this year on the direct funding of terrorism.

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https://www.algemeiner.com/2017/07/19/palestinian-authoritys-2017-budget-shows-huge-increase-in-funding-for-terror-payments/