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Iranians caught using fake Israeli passports at Vancouver airport

Seven Iranians have been caught using fake Israeli passports at Vancouver International Airport. The Iranians, whose identities are unknown, were posing as the Solomons family from the central Israeli city of Rehovot, according to reports. They may have been trying

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Posted in A6, Middle East

Canadian PM Intervenes to Stop Palestinian Statehood Bid

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper personally intervened to pressure Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to drop his bid for upgraded status at the United Nations. Harper, who had been in New York to accept an award and attend the opening

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Coming to a Subway Near You: Respect Mohammed!

The Egyptian Fatwa Foundation announced the launch of a “Pro-Islam Poster Campaign in New York Subway”. A senior Muslim adviser urged restraint in response to what they refer to as the “anti-Muslim hate campaign”, a poster campaign sponsored by the

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Last Western Gitmo Detainee Returned by US to Canada

TORONTO — The last Western detainee held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay returned to Canada Saturday after a decade in custody and was transferred to a maximum security prison where he awaits parole, Canada’s public safety minister

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Posted in Terrorism, US

Security Risk Found in Software for Critical Controls

A Canadian company that makes equipment and software for critical industrial control systems planted a backdoor login account in its flagship operating system, according to a security researcher, potentially allowing attackers to access the devices online. The backdoor, which cannot

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