Al Qaida

Al-Qaida Member In Yemen Says Group Directed Paris Attack

The Associated Press | Sarah El Deeb | Posted 01.09.2015 | Canada

CAIRO – Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula directed the attack against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris "as revenge for the honou...

Mom Of Accused In 2013 B.C. Bomb Plot Believes He's Innocent

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Nearly a year after a British Columbia man was arrested for allegedly plotting to bomb the B.C. legislature during Canada Day, his mother ...

Al Qaida Threat Still Alive After Bin Laden's Death, CSIS Warns

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's spy agency says the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden hasn't extinguished al-Qaida's desire to attack western countries.In i...

Teen Labelled High Risk To Commit Terrorism

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A provincial court judge has tightened restrictions on a Kamloops, B.C., teenager labelled by the RCMP as a high risk to commit targe...

The Rise of Low-Cost Terrorism

Robert Barrett, PhD | Posted 07.05.2013 | Canada
Robert Barrett, PhD

Encouraged by underground support communities, Al-Qaeda-inspired terrorists usually act on their own without direct operational control or funding from international terrorist networks. This differs greatly from the 9/11 attacks, which were heavily orchestrated and funded through international terrorist affiliates.

Iranians With 'Sinister Motives'

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.26.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's border agency has flagged the possibility of Iranians with "sinister motives" slipping into the country — a warning that came in t...

Iraq's Sunni VP Sentenced To Death

AP | Posted 09.09.2012 | Canada

BAGHDAD - Iraq's fugitive Sunni vice-president was sentenced Sunday to death by hanging on charges he masterminded death squads against rivals in a te...

Obama's Vietnam?

Peter Worthington | Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

In Afghanistan, Obama is all but conceding defeat. We saw it in Vietnam when then-President Richard Nixon assured that the withdrawal of American troops meant "peace with honour." But it's still a country where, if the Taliban have power, Sharia law will flourish, women will continue to be persecuted, niceties like amputations, stoning, honour killings and such will blossom.

Doubts Cast On Claims Al Qaeda's Undie-Bomb Maker Killed

AP | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Al-Qaida's top bomb maker in Yemen did not die in a drone strike on a convoy, a top Yemeni official said Sunday, a report that dash...

CSIS Questioned Canadian In Gadhafi Prison, Group Claims

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A human-rights group says agents from the Canadian Security Intelligence Service interrogated a Libyan-Canadian while he spent eight years in...