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Surrey couple facing terrorism charges all smiles in court; case adjourned for one month




Prosecutors charged John Nuttall and Amanda Korody with conspiring to commit murder and cause grievous harm in a public place for a terrorist group, knowingly facilitating terrorist activity, and making or possessing an explosive substance for a terrorist group. The al Qaeda-inspired pair, who were arrested after a five-month investigation involving wiretapping and an undercover operation, will next appear in court in August.




Surrey couple charged with terrorist plot appear in court




The case of Canada Day terror suspects John Stewart Nuttall and Amanda Korody is being moved to the British Columbia Supreme Court; the couple's lawyer alleged that the case has elements of entrapment. Police opened a criminal probe into the recent fiery freight train crash in Lag Megantic, Quebec, and said it is unlikely to involve terrorism. So far the explosion killed 15 people; 35 more are missing.




Pair accused in Canada Day bomb plot remain a mystery




Canadian terror suspect: 'I wish I was with the Mujahideen'

A review of social media accounts tied to John Nuttall and Amanda Korody reveals that they were likely watching jihadist videos online. In one online comment, Nuttall said he wished he "was with the Mujahideen."


How Canada Day terror suspect 'with little sense of morals' went from talented punk guitarist to alleged jihadist




Details emerge on couple behind Canada terror plot




2 arrested in Canadian terror plot 'inspired by al Qaeda ideology'

Canadian authorities announced the arrest of two Canadian-born citizens in a terror plot involving pressure cooker bombs. The two suspects, who were "inspired by al Qaeda ideology," targeted a public gathering at the British Columbia Legislature in Victoria on Canada Day, July 1.


Authorities disrupted an al Qaeda-inspired terror plot that targeted the British Columbia Legislature in Victoria during Canada Day celebrations yesterday. Canadian citizens John Stewart Nuttall and his wife Amanda Marie Korody, of Surrey, B.C., were arrested after a five-month investigation and face terror charges for planning to detonate three pressure cooker bombs outside the Legislature building. Last week, Canadian authorities filed terror charges against al Qaeda-linked jihadist commander Mokhar Belmokhtar and codefendant Oumar Hamaha, a Malian, for the 2008 kidnapping of Canadian diplomats Robert Fowler and Louis Guay.




Fears false Iranian refugees with 'sinister motives' may enter Canada as 19 are rejected on security grounds




Via terror plot: Suspect says others may take his place




Syria 'hub for terrorist activities,' 'threat to Canada'




Canada ramps up its Iranian experiment




Hezbollah fighter tells of Syria battle




Foreign nationals to have harder time getting pardoned in wake of Via terror plot




Iraq breaks up al Qaeda chemical weapons cell

Iraq-AQ-chemical-agents.jpgThe al Qaeda cell is said to have been plotting to use sarin and mustard gas against a religious procession in Iraq, and was planning to move the chemical weapons to the US, Canada, and Europe.


Pakistan - Christian representatives seek 'mass asylum' in US, EU, Canada and Australia




Canadian foreign minister warns of possible civil war in Iraq




Convicted Palestinian terrorist Mahmoud Mohammed Issa Mohammad was finally deported to Lebanon after exhausting legal avenues to remain in Canada, where he has lived since 1987. A Greek court had convicted him of killing an Israeli in a terror attack on an El Al jet in Athens in 1968; he was released after serving less than two years of a 17-year sentence.


 
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