Tag Archives: Terrorism

RCMP charge man with falsely claiming involvement in terrorism

OTTAWA — The RCMP has arrested and charged an Ontario man with falsely claiming to have committed terrorist acts. The national police force says the criminal charge against Shehroze Chaudhry, 25, stems from numerous media interviews in which he descri...

Canadian intelligence assessments of Saddam’s Iraq got it right, new paper says

OTTAWA — A new research paper says Canadian intelligence assessments on Iraq were generally accurate in the run-up to the U.S.-led invasion of 2003 — unlike reports produced in Washington and London that were used to justify war. Al...

Canadian military shrinks Middle East footprint as ISIL fight enters new phase

OTTAWA — Canada's war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has quietly entered a new phase, resulting in plans to keep fewer troops in the Middle East even after the COVID-19 pandemic passes. The Canadian Armed Forces has

Canadian military shrinks Middle East footprint as ISIL fight enters new phase

OTTAWA — Canada's war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has quietly entered a new phase, resulting in plans to keep fewer troops in the Middle East even after the COVID-19 pandemic passes. The Canadian Armed Forces has

Kingston youth pleads guilty to terror charges after January 2019 arrest

OTTAWA — A teenager arrested in an RCMP raid in Kingston, Ont., last year has pleaded guilty to a series of terrorism-related charges for trying to encourage and facilitate a bomb attack. The 17-year-old, who cannot be identified under the terms

Kingston youth pleads guilty to terror charges after January 2019 arrest

OTTAWA — A teenager arrested in an RCMP raid in Kingston, Ont., last year has pleaded guilty to a series of terrorism-related charges for trying to encourage and facilitate a bomb attack. The 17-year-old, who cannot be identified under the terms

Rights group blasts Ottawa for not helping detained ISIL members, families

OTTAWA — The federal government has been accused of violating its international human-rights obligations by refusing to help dozens of Canadian men, women and children detained in squalid camps in Syria because of their suspected links to the Islamic S...

Iran releases video alleging US behind Paris attacks

The United States and its allies are the real culprits behind the terror attacks in Paris that killed 137 people, a propaganda video released by the office of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei alleges. The video claims that ISIS was

Paris attacks part of ISIS strategy to provoke retaliation and force Muslims out of west: activist

ISIS carried out the terror attacks in Paris yesterday killing more than 129 people to provoke retaliation against Islamic communities in France as part of their broader strategy of forcing Muslims out of the west, an Arab Spring activist claimed

Support for Bill C-51 hits all time low

The support for outgoing Conservative government’s controversial anti-terror legislation has fallen to an all time low, a new poll suggests. Only 16 per cent of Canadians want the incoming Liberal government to keep Bill C-51 as it is, while 26