Month: January 2017

Trump administration to allow 872 refugees into U.S.

The U.S. government has granted waivers to let 872 refugees into the country this week, despite President Donald Trump’s executive order on Friday temporarily banning entry of refugees from any country, according to an internal Department of Homeland Security document seen by Reuters. Kevin McAleenan, the acting head of Customs and Border Protection, said Tuesday …

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6 people dead after a terrorist attack in Québec City

Six people have been killed and eight injured at a mosque in Québec City in a shooting denounced as a “terrorist attack” by Canada’s prime minister. Witnesses said three people carried out the attack at the Québec City Islamic cultural center during evening prayers on Sunday. Police received the first calls just before 8 pm …

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Donald Trump’s ban on Muslims Is Unlikely to Reduce Terrorist Threat

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order he said would impose tighter vetting to prevent foreign terrorists from entering the United States. “I’m establishing new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America,””We only want to admit those into our country who will support our country …

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Prevented terrorist attack in Vienna

Austrian authorities say they thwarted a potential terrorist attack in Vienna on January 20 by arresting an 18-year-old man suspected of having ties to Islamic extremists. The suspect allegedly planning a terrorist attack was snatched Friday afternoon in a Vienna apartment by Austria’s anti-terrorist unit, Cobra. The person’s identity was not disclosed.However, the suspect’s been …

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Terror atack in Negev, officer murdered

A police officer was killed and another injured early Wednesday morning, when an Arab terrorist attacked security forces securing the demolition of illegal structures in the Bedouin settlement of Umm Al-Hiran in southern Israel. “It was not a car-ramming incident; it was a terror attack that murdered a policeman,” -Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan told …

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