TEHRAN (FNA)- Terrorists in Syria exploded a bomb and killed all the civilian passengers, including women and children, of a bus in the Central province of Hama on Sunday.
The terrorist operation was carried out by the Al-Motasem group, affiliated to the al-Qaeda, in Cairo village in Hama province.
The terrorists have carried out similar attacks on defenseless Syrian civilians in numerous cases in the last two years since armed clashes started in Syria.
News has emerged of a German police seizure of a large cache of Al-Qaeda’s internal documents disguised as pornography. They outline the terrorist network’s plans for possible attacks in Europe, including hijacking a cruise liner.
The documents were found by the German Federal Criminal Police in mid-March 2011 after they arrested a man called Maqsood Lodin. Investigators suspect that the Austrian received training in a terrorist camp in Pakistan and was planning to establish a sleeper cell in Germany.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says decoding the data on the downed US Sentinel reconnaissance drone marks a turning point in the Islamic Republic’s technological breakthrough.
“The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in a major and successful move has decoded the records on the downed US RQ-170 Sentinel reconnaissance drone. It is a turning point in Iran’s capabilities and technological progress,” the Chairman of Iran’s Majlis (parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Alaeddin Boroujerdi said on Tuesday.
The encounter with terrorism technology, widely defined cyber terrorism, is one of the main threats for each country. Wrongly, we tend to associate a terrorist act to a physical event as an explosion, a conflict, a tragedy, but the common people totally ignore the potential threat of a cyber offensive.
After several al-Qaeda linked websites went offline recently, questions have been asked regarding whether or not the United States has involved itself in a cyber war against its most noted foe.
Several online forums frequently visited by al-Qaeda operatives were downed over the course of the last few weeks, including two of the terrorist organization’s top sites, al-Fida and Shamukh al-Islam. The AFP reports that some sites experienced problems as early as March 22, and by early April, at least six major sites have mysteriously shut down.
The Netherlands - PVV leader Geert Wilders is threatened with death by Al Qaeda. His name is mentioned on a "hitlist" of terrorists magazine Inspire. Ayaan Hirsi Ali is also mentioned on the list.
Inspire is an English magazine that is made especially for radical Muslims in Europe and North America.