Jun 4, 2006

Terror suspects arrested in plot to blow up Canada's parliament

The Independent: Canadian authorities were holding 17 men on suspicion of plotting to carry out terror attacks with bomb-making materials that police said were three times the quantity used to destroy a US federal office building in Oklahoma 11 years ago.

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Mounties 'supplied explosives'
The Age:Canadian authorities decided to move quickly against a suspected homegrown terror ring and head off any attack on Ontario targets after undercover Mounties delivered bomb-making materials in a sting operation, according to a news report today.

Canada Muslims fear backlash
tvnz.co.nz: Canadian Muslims say they fear a backlash has begun following the weekend arrest of 17 suspected al Qaeda sympathizers accused of plotting bomb attacks.

Toronto mosque vandalised after 17 arrests
TORONTO (Reuters) - Vandals smashed windows of a Toronto mosque after a weekend police sweep that netted 17 suspected al Qaeda sympathisers accused of plotting bomb attacks, and Canadian Muslims expressed fear on Sunday that a backlash had begun.

Canadian arrests will fan debate on immigration
Ft.com: Saturday morning was probably not the best time for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to urge the US to slow the implementation of tighter border controls on travellers from Canada.

FBI makes possible link between arrest of Toronto terror suspects and U.S.
TORONTO (CP) - A series of terrorist attacks plotted against unspecified targets in southern Ontario were "inspired by al-Qaida," a CSIS official said Saturday, adding that the ring of suspects arrested posed a "real and serious" threat.

Note: Items on display during a press conference in Toronto on Saturday. The bag of fertilizer, right, was not seized during the raid and was there for display purposes only. (CP/Aaron Harris)