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Thousands Drop off Food Stamp Rolls in Georgia After State Implements Work Requirements

Thousands of people have dropped off the food stamp rolls in Georgia as a result of the state implementing work requirements for food stamp recipients.

More than half of the 11,779 people enrolled for food stamps in 21 counties, an estimated 7,251 people, have dropped out of the food stamp program—a drop of 62 percent, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Georgia first rolled out its work requirements for the food stamp program in three counties in January 2016. Since then, the state has expanded work requirements in an additional 21 counties, giving people in those 21 counties until April 1, 2017 to find a job or lose food stamp benefits.

Those who receive benefits must work at least 20 hours a week, be enrolled in state-approved job training, or volunteer for a state-approved non-profit or charity.

State officials say the plan is to extend the work requirements to all 159 counties in Georgia by 2019 and implement work requirements in 60 more counties, starting in 2018.

“The greater good is people being employed, being productive and contributing to the state,” said Bobby Cagle, director of Georgia’s Division of Family and Children Services.

Views on the work mandate are mixed in the state, with some seeing the requirement as a way to get more people into the workforce and less dependent on government handouts, while others say it is an unfair measure that targets the disabled who cannot hold down a job due to their impairments.

Brandon Hanick, who represents the progressive advocacy group Better Georgia, says people with mental health problems, limited education, and the physically disabled would have trouble trying to provide proof of their inability to meet the work requirements.

“It’s cruel,” Hanick said. “We’re talking about one of the most basic needs — the need for food.”

State Rep. Greg Morris (R-Vidalia), on the other hand, says that the decrease in food stamp recipients means that the work requirements are helping people become less dependent on government handouts.

“This is about protecting taxpayer dollars from abuse, and taking people off the cycle of dependency,” Morris said. The big drop in numbers, he added, “shows how tax dollars are abused when it comes to entitlements.”

Over the past year, the number of able-bodied food stamp recipients without children in Georgia decreased from 111,000 to 89,500, a 19 percent decrease, the AJC reported.

According to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics for FY 2017, 42,906,253 Americans are enrolled in the food stamp program—a 2.9 percent decrease from FY 2016, when 44,219,363 Americans received food stamps.

 

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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 6-4-17

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Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Manila Attack

 

June 3, 2017

 

On June 1st, AlertsUSA issued the following
related Flash message to subscriber mobile devices:

6/1 – US Embassy Manila urges increased vigilance and security awareness following Islamist attack on Resorts World Manila near the International Airport.

What You Need To Know

On seven occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding security matters. Most pressing for this report, on Thursday subscribers were informed of a warning issued by the US Embassy in Manila urging increased vigilance and security awareness following an attack on Resorts World casino near the International Airport.

While it proved impossible to acquire accurate information from official sources in the Philippines during the incident, the death toll now stands at 37, with another 70 wounded. Initial reports indicated most of the dead were due to trampling during the panic, then gunshot wounds, then smoke inhalation. In a most bizarre explanation, local police and government officials insist a gunman carrying an assault rifle broke into Resorts World Manila from a parking lot entrance, fired at a TV screen, doused a gaming table with gasoline and set it on fire. He then proceeded to steal the equivalent of $2.3 million dollars in casino chips, break into the adjoining Maxims Hotel, and then burned himself alive.

While the Philippine National Police and government officials continue to attempt to downplay the terrorism angle, it is interesting to note that the Islamic State has formally claimed responsibility for the attack through their official news agency.

Readers are reminded that the Philippine government has been waging a violent battle with radical Muslims in the southern portion of the country for decades. Most recently, the Islamic State has threatened to carry to battle to the capital of Manila, with the Philippine president threatening to impose martial law countrywide.

Readers are also reminded that on April 6th, AlertsUSA warned of the release of an issue of the Islamic State’s monthly internet publication known as Rumiyah, within which followers are encouraged to steal money from unbelievers and their businesses.

“Just as the blood of the kafir is halal to shed, so too is the kafir’s wealth halal to take.

Whether the financial damage is on an individual kafir or the cause of perpetual loss to a business, the Muslim in Dar al-Kufr (the Land of Disbelief) has the opportunity to follow this blessed sunnah, striking terror by stalking the kuffar and causing them economic harm. There should be no misunderstanding about the excellence of this deed, as taking this wealth is in accordance with the command of Allah.”

Beware of Ramadan

AlertsUSA reminds subscribers that we are now in the midst of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which began Friday, May 26 and runs through to the evening of Saturday, June 24. To make this year’s special month, the Islamic State is urging followers to wage all out war on the West.

For a little historical context:

With early 7th century Muslims, acts of war during Ramadan were strictly forbidden. That all changed with Muhammad, who supposedly received revelations from above indicating that it was those carrying out attacks during Ramadan that were the real victims, because the non-Muslims, by their sheer presence and sinful lifestyles, were denying true followers the ability to follow the straight path of Sharia.

Fast forwarding to modern times, readers should bear in mind that 2016’s month of daytime fasting and prayer was the bloodiest in recent history. Attacks included a massive suicide bombing in Baghdad that killed nearly 300 people, an Istanbul airport attack that killed 45, and a shooting massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando that killed 49.

Readers are urged to maintain a high level of vigilance and increased security awareness when out an about, and in particular, when present at large public gatherings and other soft targets.

AlertsUSA continues to monitor the overall domestic and international threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.


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OTHER ALERTS FROM THIS WEEK
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6/2 – German police evacuating massive “Rock am Ring” music festival in Nuerburg over viable terrorist threat. Developing situation. Add’l alerts as warranted.

5/31 – AUS sources indicate 11 passengers subdued suspect “holding a device.” Melbourne airport on full lock down. Add’l alerts as warranted.

5/31 – Malaysia Airlines rpts attempted hijacking of Flt 128, Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. Passenger attempted to force entry into cockpit. Subdued. Flight has landed.

5/30 – Orlando PD reports armed suspect now “contained.” Initial airport security reports of shots fired incorrect. This is the final alert regarding this incident.

5/30 – Reports of shots fired, 1st floor car rental area, Orlando Int’l Airport. Heavy police presence. Developing situation.

5/30 – AlertsUSA monitoring unspecified security incident and facility lockdown, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Add’l alerts as warranted.

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As seen through a night-vision lens, Marines Corps Lance Cpl. Alexander Villavicencio-Lenes provides security in the defensive position during training at Camp Mujuk, South Korea, May 30, 2017. Villavicencio-Lenes is a rifleman with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caleb T. Maher. - ALLOW IMAGES

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June 3, 2017

Other Developments We Are Following

AMERICAS

Russia escalates spy games after years of U.S. neglect
US travel ban goes to Supreme Court
Brazilians struggle to survive corruption crisis
The Navy Now Says It Can Get More Service Life Out Of Its Existing Fleet
Three Rifles That Could Replace the Army’s M4A1 Carbine
The Blueprint for Saving Venezuela
Trump faces tough task unwinding Obama Cuba policy
C.I.A. Names ‘Dark Prince’ New Iran Chief in a Sign of Trump’s Hard Line
After 12 years of construction, aircraft carrier Ford delivered to U.S. Navy

EUROPE

Montenegro completes NATO’s control of the northern Mediterranean
PM May confident Britain can get good Brexit deal, but prepared to walk away
NATO moves 1,000s of troops in one of year’s largest Europe drills
Putin praises Trump, says U.S. spies may have faked hacking evidence
Germany, France, Italy tell Trump Paris agreement is not renegotiable
Moscow says won’t veto UN resolution on N.Korea sanctions.
Hungary’s leader says criticism by Soros ‘war declaration’
Putin: Private hackers, not government, involved in U.S. cyberattacks

MIDDLE EAST

US Special Ops General Sees Decades-Long Struggle in Africa
Trump to keep US embassy in Tel Aviv – for now
German, French defense ministers talk new European security force
Turkey wary of NATO’s decision to join fight against ISIS
In Damascus, a general feeling that the war is winding down.
As U.S. targets Hezbollah, Lebanon lobbies against more sanctions

ASIA

North Korea Threatens Nuclear War With U.S.
Calls to release US, Australian hostages after Taliban threat
Philippine military launches new air raids in Islamist battle
Future of War is Fast Approaching in the Pacific
Two US carrier strike groups, Japanese destroyers off Korean peninsula
What Does America Consider Success in Afghanistan?
China’s Campaign to Shove Taiwan Off the World Stage
ISIS threat in Afghanistan shows no end in sight


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In order to help ground readers in the truth on Islam and enable you to crush liberal “Religion of Peace” arguments, AlertsUSA has compiled two free reports filled with passages from Islamic holy books covering some of the most controversial (and often denied) aspects of Islamic teachings, traditions and dogma. Now you can see them for yourself !

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DEADLY VERSES
164 Passages about Jihad from the Koran


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80 Passages on Rape, Pedophilia, Misogyny, Female Inferiority,
Wife Beating and Related Doctrines from Islamic Holy Texts


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Travel Security Update

The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.

Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

Cent African Repub
05/26/2017

Haiti
05/22/2017

Pakistan
05/22/2017

Yemen
05/10/2017

North Korea
05/09/2017

Tunesia
05/02/2017

Europe
05/01/2017

Worldwide Caution

03/06/2017

Additional Sources of Travel Guidance

Canada Dept. of Foreign Affairs

Australia Dept. of Foreign Affairs

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office


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Plumes of smoke are seen towering above the Vatican after reports of an explosion at nearby buildings

Plumes of black smoke have filled the sky above the Vatican amid reports of an explosion.

Eyewitnesses spoke of seeing thick smoke coming from a building right next to the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church after a ‘loud boom’.

One news outlet in Rome claimed a large fire had erupted at an auto garage or wrecking yard near the walls of the Vatican.

More to follow.

The black smoke can be seen filling the sky near  Vatican City, which is pictured on the left

The black smoke can be seen filling the sky near Vatican City, which is pictured on the left

Eyewitnesses spoke of seeing thick smoke coming from a building right next to the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church after a 'loud boom' One news outlet in Rome claimed a large fire had erupted at an auto garage

Eyewitnesses spoke of seeing thick smoke coming from a building right next to the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church after a ‘loud boom’

 

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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 5-28-17

From AlertsUSA

 

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ISIS on Manchester Attack: ‘We Killed Your Children’

May 27, 2017

 

Between May 11-12, AlertsUSA issued the following
related Flash message to subscriber mobile devices:

5/22 (a) – AlertsUSA monitoring reports of two explosions at Manchester Arena (UK). Heavy police presence. Avoid the area.

5/22 (b) – Greater Manchester Police rpt multiple confirmed fatalities and many injuries at arena incident. Trains blocked at Victoria Station beneath arena. Avoid Area.

5/22 (c) – AlertsUSA reminds subscribers of Europe Travel Alert issued by State Dept on May 1. Caution and vigilance urged if you are heading abroad for the holidays.

5/22 (d) – Law enf presence increasing at public venues, transport hubs and other soft targets across Britain over concern of follow-on attacks. Expect delays.

5/22 (e) – 19 confirmed dead, 50+ injured in Manchester attack. Explosive device packed with shrapnel. ISIS claims responsibility, promises more attacks.

5/22 (f) – US Embassy London issues emerg message to US citizens in the UK. Urges heeding guidance from local auth, “strongly encourages” calling home to concerned family.

5/22 (g) – DHS issues stmt urging US citizens to maintain security awareness and to expect incr security in and around public venues and events. See email for full stmt.

5/23 (h) – Britain’s MI5 Security Service has raised the terror threat level in the UK to CRITICAL, meaning an attack is expected imminently. Caution and vigilance urged.

5/23 (i) – Security increasing at nuclear power facilities across the UK in response to an unspecified threat. Add’l alerts as warranted.

5/25 (j) – ISIS propaganda video showing scenes of Las Vegas has appeared online. Fed, state and local law enforcement on heightened alert. AlertsUSA monitoring..

5/25 (k) – AlertsUSA monitoring lockdown of Queen Elizabeth hospital in Birmingham. Unspecified threat. Heavy armed police presence. Avoid the area.

5/25 (l) – Islamic State releases new call for attacks on the infidels in West and Gulf regions during the holy month of Ramadan (5/26 – 6/24). Add’l alerts as warranted.

What You Need To Know

On 15 occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding security threats. Most pressing for this report, beginning Monday, AlertsUSA subscribers were some of the first in the nation to learn of reports of explosions at Manchester Arena in Britain. In this incident, a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device he carried in a backpack filled with nails and other shrapnel in the foyer of the venue just as a sold-out pop singer’s concert was concluding and the audience was exiting. 22 people were killed and 64 seriously injured in the attack. This death toll expected to climb as more than a dozen are still hospitalized in grave condition.

Crime scene forensics have identified the explosive used in the attack as T.A.T.P., or triacetone triperoxide, which takes the form of a white crystalline powder and has a detonation velocity in excess of fifteen thousand feet per second. Highly unstable, the substance can explode if subjected to heat, friction, or shock, earning it the nickname “Mother of Satan. (Watch this short video demo) As a non-nitrogenous explosive, TATP is difficult to detect and can be prepared from common chemicals. Given these key features, the Islamic State, al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations have used TATP in terror attacks around the globe for years. In addition, both the Islamic State and al Qaeda have openly published the recipe, and designs for bombs based on the substance.

According to Congressman Mike McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, this is the same explosive used in both the March 2016 attack in Brussels and the November 2015 attacks in Paris.

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the Manchester incident, saying that a “soldier of the caliphate” carried out the attack at a gathering of “crusaders.”

British security services have raised the nation’s terror threat level to CRITICAL, indicating a belief that additional attacks are imminent. Thousands of heavily-armed British soldiers have been deployed across the country to supplement regular law enforcement. For the first time in history, British Special Operations Forces are actively carrying out raids alongside regular police in an effort to rapidly roll up the Manchester bomber’s support network.

It is important to note that British authorities do not believe that the bomber was the actual bomb maker and that more explosive devices may be in play.

Few mainstream media outlets are reporting an increase in security at British nuclear power facilities, which may be the result of the fact that the Manchester bomber’s mother is a nuclear scientist who graduated at the top of her class at Tripoli University.

The State Department is reminding American citizens of the Europe-wide travel alert issued May 1st and of the absolute need to maintain a high level vigilance and increase security awareness when traveling anywhere in Europe this summer.

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Friday said the terror threat is worse than most realize, saying some people would “never leave the house” if they knew the truth.

The Department of Homeland Security is warning Americans in the U.S. to remain vigilant and to maintain increased security awareness in and around public venues and events over the Memorial Day weekend.

In related news, federal, state and local authorities are also keeping a close eye on Las Vegas following last week’s release of a 44-minute video by the Islamic State showing footage of the strip, along with images from other cities, including New York and Washington, D.C..

Additionally, late this week, AlertsUSA subscribers were notified of a new call by the Islamic State for followers to wage all out war on the infidels in West and Gulf regions during the holy month of Ramadan, which began Friday at sundown and runs through the 24th of June.

AlertsUSA continues to monitor the overall domestic and international threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.


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OTHER ALERTS FROM THIS WEEK
NOT DETAILED IN THIS NEWSLETTER ISSUE

5/20 – Leftist protest group ‘March For Truth’ announces anti-Trump demonstrations in 50+ cities on Sat, June 3rd. Violence expected. See email for additional details.

5/22 – AlertsUSA monitoring evac of Landvetter Airport, Gothenburg, Sweden following disc of abandoned bag containing explosives. Add’l alerts as warranted.

5/24 – US Embassy Cairo warning Americans in country of unspecified terror threat suggesting some type of action tonight. Urges vigilance & sound security practices.

5/25 – Hurricane season begins June 1. NOAA states 2017 Atlantic hurricane season most likely to have above normal activity. Coastal residents urged to prep early.

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* Get Away Early, Give Your Family Extra Safety.
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* 24/7/365 Monitoring. No Hype. Just the Bad Stuff.
* Issued Hours and Days before the MSM.
* On your Cell Phone, Tablet or Email.
* We Give The Clear Truth, Unlike the MSM.
* Over a Decade in Operation!

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Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jiyhouh Ly, left, re-enlists while under water during a training dive with the Royal Jordanian Navy off the coast of Amman, Jordan, May 18, 2017, as part of exercise Eager Lion 17. About 7,200 military personnel from more than 20 nations participated in the 2017 iteration of the exercise. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Austin L. Simmons.   - ALLOW IMAGES

World News Roundup

May 27, 2017

Other Developments We Are Following

AMERICAS

Something Is Deeply Wrong in the U.S. Intelligence Community
Troops pull out of Brazil capital; president under pressure
Officials: the ‘Right’ Number of B-21 Stealth Bombers Is 165
Missile Defense Needs to Address New Threats
The DoD Needs “Second Strike Capability” in the Space and Cyber Arenas
FBI illegally shared spy data on Americans with private parties
How America Could End Up in an Unexpected War with China
US to attempt first ICBM intercept test

EUROPE

G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda
Estonia to expel 2 Russian diplomats; Moscow blasts move
UK police say they’ve arrested some key players behind Manchester bombing
More than 60,000 migrants reach Europe by sea in 2017.
Russia’s Putin drafts new rearmament program
Russia’s 5th gen fighter jets to start arriving for troops in 2019
We are wide awake’ — Russian defense chief on US threat from space
Russia sends military satellite into orbit for missile warnings
Long-neutral Sweden beefs up military defenses to face Russia threat
Pentagon to deploy eight additional interceptor missiles in Alaska

MIDDLE EAST

Turkey shuns US resolution on Turkish bodyguards violence
Gunmen kill at least 28 Coptic Christians in central Egypt.
Egypt hits Libya training bases with airstrikes after attack on Christian Coptics
Iran says has built third underground missile factory
US Lawmakers warn: Iran wants military base in Syria near Israel
US Increases Contacts With Russia to Avoid Conflict Over Syria

ASIA

Kim’s rocket stars – The trio behind North Korea’s missile program
U.S., Japan agree to enhance North Korea sanctions
China tightened border controls with North Korea
Russia, China urge caution in countering North Korea’s nuclear program
Two Chinese fighters intercept US plane in S. China Sea
Philippines army battles IS-linked group in southern city
Philippines says foreign fighters part of Islamic State ‘invasion’.
Conflict rages in Thailand’s south
China slams U.S. operations in South China Sea.


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In order to help ground readers in the truth on Islam and enable you to crush liberal “Religion of Peace” arguments, AlertsUSA has compiled two free reports filled with passages from Islamic holy books covering some of the most controversial (and often denied) aspects of Islamic teachings, traditions and dogma. Now you can see them for yourself !

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DEADLY VERSES
164 Passages about Jihad from the Koran


SEX, WOMEN AND ISLAM
80 Passages on Rape, Pedophilia, Misogyny, Female Inferiority,
Wife Beating and Related Doctrines from Islamic Holy Texts


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Travel Security Update

The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.

Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

Cent African Repub
05/26/2017

Haiti
05/22/2017

Pakistan
05/22/2017

Yemen
05/10/2017

North Korea
05/09/2017

Tunesia
05/02/2017

Europe
05/01/2017

Worldwide Caution

03/06/2017

Additional Sources of Travel Guidance

Canada Dept. of Foreign Affairs

Australia Dept. of Foreign Affairs

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office


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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 5-21-17

From AlertsUSA

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Attempted Hijacking
Threats to Aviation Sector Mounting

 

On May 19, AlertsUSA issued the following
Flash message to subscriber mobile devices:

5/19 – Attempted hijacking of American Airlines Flight 31, LAX to Honolulu. One indiv subdued after attempting to breach cockpit, aircraft has safely landed.

What You Need To Know

On multiple occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices of security threats. Most pressing for this report, subscribers were informed on Friday of an attempted hijacking of American Airlines Flight 31 from Los Angeles International Airport to Honolulu.The suspect, 25-year-old Anil Uskanil, is a Turkish national who attempted to force entry into the cockpit while carrying a laptop computer. He was subdued by a mix of passengers and crew members. In response to the incident, U.S. Pacific Command scrambled two F-22 Raptors attached to the Hawaii Air National Guard to intercept and escort the flight to it’s intended destination of Honolulu International Airport (Note that these flights are not sent to protect the aircraft, but to protect those on the ground should the aircraft depart from it’s normal flight route…).

A strange twist to this story are reports that prior to the flight, the suspect had been arrested and cited for breaching a secure area at Los Angeles International Airport. Despite this arrest, the suspect was still allowed to board the American Airlines flight.

Readers are reminded that on multiple occasions over the last few years, AlertsUSA has been reporting on increasing threats to the aviation sector which have led U.S. authorities to implement the new ban on electronic devices in the cabins of U.S. bound flights from 10 airports across the Middle East, including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Cairo and Istanbul, Turkey.

Just last week AlertsUSA informed subscribers these restrictions were likely to be expanded to include ALL U.S. bound flights from ALL international points of departure. And during the preparation of this report, news stories surfaced that Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly had hinted to lawmakers on Capital Hill that the seriousness of the threat may lead to the ban on electronic devices in the cabin of flights departing the United States for destinations abroad. With that mention, the only angle yet to have a trial balloon sent up is a similar ban on domestic flights.

It should be apparent that the incident at LAX, and the flight to Honolulu, will likely hasten this process.

On May 18, AlertsUSA issued the following
Flash message to subscriber mobile devices:

5/18 – AlertsUSA monitoring possible vehicular attack, NY Times Square. At least 10 injured. Add’l alerts as warranted.

What You Need To Know

On Thursday AlertsUSA subscribers were notified of a possible vehicular attack in Times Square. In this incident, Bronx resident Richard Rojas, 26, intentionally swerved his passenger vehicle over a curb and onto the sidewalk at W. 42nd and 7th Ave. He then mowed down pedestrians for a distance of three blocks before striking security bollards.

At the time of this report’s preparation, at least one person had died and more than 20 others were severely injured in the attack. Although this incident is currently believed to be unrelated to terrorism, the Islamic State celebrated the tragedy and called on lone wolves to carry out similar attacks in New York.

AlertsUSA cautions readers that turmoil in Washington and the intentional jamming up of the system has many people charged with the defense of the nation distracted, which directly translates into increased vulnerability. This domestic turmoil also emboldens our enemies. Now is the time to maintain a mindset of increased situational and security awareness when out and about.

AlertsUSA continues to monitor the overall domestic and international threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.


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OTHER ALERTS FROM THIS WEEK
NOT DETAILED IN THIS NEWSLETTER ISSUE

5/14 – AlertsUSA monitoring mass shooting incident, Dammarie-lès-Lys (SE Paris). France. At least three casualties, shooter at large. Add’l alerts as warranted.

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* Homeland Security Threat Info Direct to Your
Mobile Device
* Get Away Early, Give Your Family Extra Safety.
* In Wide Use By Gov, 1st Responders, Travelers.
* 24/7/365 Monitoring. No Hype. Just the Bad Stuff.
* Issued Hours and Days before the MSM.
* On your Cell Phone, Tablet or Email.
* We Give The Clear Truth, Unlike the MSM.
* Over a Decade in Operation!

We are NOT part of the government.
In fact, they are our customers!

 


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World News Roundup

 

May 20, 2017

 

Other Developments We Are Following

AMERICAS

White House reveals details on military and wall ahead of budget proposal
How Did Russiagate Start?
The U.S. Must Respond to Turkey’s Attack on Washington
Brazil’s President Should Resign
Recording: Venezuelan general pushes for snipers to control demonstrators
Meeting of the Minds: How Presidents and Generals Stake out Their Territory
Trump administration sanctions Venezuela Supreme Court

EUROPE

Mysterious Russian Satellites On The Move After Being Idle For One Year
EU eyes start of Brexit negotiations on June 19
UK Police: Assange will be arrested if he leaves Ecuador’s embassy
Trump under pressure to assure NATO allies he has their back
Greece approves more austerity to unlock bailout
The Downfall of Chechnya
The End of the Julian Assange Saga?

MIDDLE EAST

Vote counting starts after heavy turnout in Iran election
Video: Could Kabul Fall to the Taliban?
Iraqi factions divided over whether US troops stay
Netanyahu Seeks ‘Dirty Harry’ Moment With Iran as Trump Arrives
US makes proposal to Russia for managing Syria battlefield
WHO: Speed of Yemen cholera outbreak ‘unprecedented’.
Saudi looks to assert regional role with Trump summit

ASIA

Philippines’ Duterte: China threatened ‘war’ over sea row
North Korea conflict would be tragic on ‘unbelievable scale’
Kim’s missile developers receive a hero’s parade as North Korea
China willing to put S. Korea ties back on track, urges THAAD resolution
Is China unstoppable in the South China Sea?
The Key to North Korea Is Russia


ARM YOURSELF WITH KNOWLEDGE
USING THESE FREE REFERENCES

In order to help ground readers in the truth on Islam and enable you to crush liberal “Religion of Peace” arguments, AlertsUSA has compiled two free reports filled with passages from Islamic holy books covering some of the most controversial (and often denied) aspects of Islamic teachings, traditions and dogma. Now you can see them for yourself !

DEADLY VERSES - ALLOW IMAGESSEX, WOMEN AND ISLAM - ALLOW IMAGES

 

DEADLY VERSES
164 Passages about Jihad from the Koran


SEX, WOMEN AND ISLAM
80 Passages on Rape, Pedophilia, Misogyny, Female Inferiority,
Wife Beating and Related Doctrines from Islamic Holy Texts


Travel Security Update

The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.

Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

Yemen
05/10/2017

North Korea
05/09/2017

Tunisia
05/02/2017

Europe
05/01/2017

Pakistan
04/12/2017

Israel, W. Bank, Gaza
04/11/2017

Niger
04/11/2017

Kenya
04/06/2017

Nigeria
04/05/2017

Worldwide Caution

03/06/2017

Additional Sources of Travel Guidance

Canada Dept. of Foreign Affairs

Australia Dept. of Foreign Affairs

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office


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ALERT: Evacuation order issued at DOE Hanford nuclear site

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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 5-7-17

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USGOV Issues Europe Travel Alert

ISIS Urges the Taking of Hostages For Slaughter

 

May 6, 2017

 

 

 

What You Need To Know

On multiple occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding security threats. Most pressing for this report, on Monday subscribers were notified of the release of a U.S. State Department Travel Alert for Europe, warning U.S. citizens of the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe.

” Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, and their affiliates have the ability to plan and execute terrorist attacks in Europe. While local governments continue counterterrorism operations, the State Department nevertheless remains concerned about the potential for future terrorist attacks. U.S. citizens should always be alert to the possibility that terrorist sympathizers or self-radicalized extremists may conduct attacks with little or no warning.

Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, and local government facilities as viable targets. In addition, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, high-profile events, educational institutions, airports, and other soft targets remain priority locations for possible attacks. U.S. citizens should exercise additional vigilance in these and similar locations, in particular during the upcoming summer travel season when large crowds may be common.

Terrorists persist in employing a variety of tactics, including firearms, explosives, using vehicles as ramming devices, and sharp-edged weapons that are difficult to detect prior to an attack.

If you are traveling between countries in Europe, please check the website of the U.S. embassy or consulate in your destination city for any recent security messages. Review security information from local officials, who are responsible for the safety and security of all visitors to their host country.

This Travel Alert is very important to share, particularly with the many hundreds of thousands of U.S. and Canadian students who will travel abroad this summer and are unlikely to be paying any attention to current events of this type. Truth be told, their trips will likely be saturated with activities at the various types of soft targets specifically warned about in this travel guidance!

If such an individual is within your circle of family or friends, you would be doing them (and their parents) a major favor by sitting them down for a few min and making them read the Travel Alert. Force the issue. Impress on them the need to be proactive in their security considerations, including actually checking with the embassies regarding local safety and security bulletins, areas to avoid, etc.

Above all, try to achieve an some level of understanding of the need to maintain a mindset of security awareness as the party rolls on…

The simple reality is that the romantic idea of backpacking through Europe, staying in youth hostels, exploring Paris at night with exotic people from far away lands, zipping here and there with a Eurail Pass and pub crawls in this or that town… has become considerably more dangerous since the start of the Middle East / North African migrant crisis in 2014-2015. Add to this the rapid exodus of foreign fighters from battlefields in Iraq and Syria back to their home countries across Europe, and it is easy to see the need to stay security minded and to have a plan if things go sideways.

This is our world, but just a little forethought and planning goes a long way in terms of managing personal risk.

(PRO TIP: Visit the embassy and find a Marine Guard. Ask them for a 30 second no shi**er on the local security situation (safe parts of town, where to avoid, etc..). Be courteous and respectful (they are working) and you will ultimately leave with a great sitrep and rock solid local insights / advice. Have a map and pen ready to hand them.)

Islamic State Urges Hostage Taking

On Friday, AlertsUSA subscribers were notified of the release of the latest issue of the Islamic State’s online magazine known as ‘Rumiyah’ (Safe PDF HERE) which, through it’s regular section known as ‘Just Terror Tactics’, instructs followers in how to carry out a diverse array of terror attacks. In this issue, the emphasis is on hostage taking.

” The objective of hostage-taking in the lands of disbelief – and specifically in relation to just terror operations – is not to hold large numbers of the kuffar hostage in order to negotiate one’s demands. Rather, the objective is to create as much carnage and terror as one possibly can until Allah decrees his appointed time and the enemies of Allah storm his location or succeed in killing him. This is because the hostile kafir only understands one language and that is the language of force, the language of killing, stabbing and slitting throats, chopping off heads, flattening them under trucks, and burning them alive, ‘until they give the jizyah (disbelievers tax) while they are in a state of humiliation’. “

The guidance provided includes tactics for the acquisition and use of a firearm, selecting target locations, methods of execution, and even instruction on how to lure victims, including falsely advertising a property for rent in order to get the targets to enter the dwelling. They even go as far as making suggestions such as setting a room aside for the storage of bodies, staggering target appointments and first using a club or bat to the head to subdue a target “before slaughtering them.”

It is also important to note that the French language version of this issue of Rumiyah calls for attacks on politicians, voters, and polling staff ahead of France’s May 7 run-off election.

The depth of evil in this issue is breathtaking, but well worth the read by law enforcement, first responders, counterrorism professional and anyone else who wishes to stay abreast of the latest threats and tactics being employed by Jihadists in western nations.

Laptop Ban to be Extended

In March of this year AlertsUSA reported on new restrictions surrounding the different types of electronic devices allowed in the cabins of non-stop US-bound flights from eight Muslim-majority countries (Egypt, Jordan, Qatar, Kuwait, Morocco, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey). Those traveling to the US from these countries are now barred from bringing laptops, tablets, or any devices “larger than a cellphone” as a carry-on items. These items must now be transported as checked luggage.

Sources within DHS/TSA tell AlertsUSA that barring a major change in the current threat environment, this laptop ban will likely be extended to include U.S.-bound flights from Britain in the coming months. Expect it and plan accordingly.

AlertsUSA continues to monitor the overall domestic and international threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.


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5/1 – USGOV issues new travel alert warning of continued threat of terror attacks throughout Europe. Vigilance urged, partic during upcoming summer travel season.

5/5 – New ISIS magazine ‘Rumiyah’ urges French Muslims to carry out election day attacks. Also calls for hostage taking and the sowing of terror via brutal murders.

5/3 – AlertsUSA monitoring active shooter situation, North Lake College, Irving, TX. Campus on lockdown. Shooter at large. Add’l alerts as warranted.

5/1 – AlertsUSA monitoring reports of several underground explosions, Scotia Plaza Building, Toronto financial district. Cause unknown. Add’l alerts as warranted.

5/1 – At least 4 stabbed w/ one dead near Gregory gym at University of Texas, Austin. One suspect in custody. Possible accomplice at large. AlertsUSA monitoring.

5/1 – AlertsUSA monitoring ongoing active shooter situation near Dolphin Rd. & Military Parkway, Dallas, TX. At least one first responder shot. Shooter at large.

5/1 – AlertsUSA warns of May Day events / protests to be held nationwide on Mon, May 1st. Violence anticipated at larger gatherings. See email for add’l info.

4/30 – Mass casualty shooting incident, La Jolla, CA (San Diego). At least 5 casualties, shooter reported down. AlertsUSA monitoring…

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World News Roundup

May 6, 2017

Other Developments We Are Following

AMERICAS

Pace of Operations Starting to Wear on US Special Operations Forces
Socom Commander Highlights Elite, Globally Deployed Forces
In Venezuela, the military will determine how long Maduro’s regime can last
US House of Representatives votes to impose new North Korea sanctions
Comey reveals few details about state of Russia inquiry
Still a danger, US judge rules ‘El Chapo’ must remain in solitary confinement
Trump counterterrorism strategy urges allies to do more
Brazil jails eight militants over Rio Olympic plot
Venezuela’s Dystopian Nightmare

EUROPE

The War in Ukraine: Russia’s Laboratory?
Brexit: English language ‘losing importance’ – EU’s Juncker
German police arrest suspected ‘Islamic State’ militant near Leipzig
Russian troops to receive advanced satellite communications vehicles
Is NATO-Russia militarisation spilling over into the Arctic?
Russia a Threat To NATO’s World Order In the West
Denmark Proud to Lead NATO Atlantic Fleet Against ‘Russian Aggression’
Russia’s New Tsirkon Cruise Missile

MIDDLE EAST

Trump to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia and Vatican in first foreign trip
Saudi Arabia, U.S. in talks on billions in arms sales
How terrorists freely enter Afghanistan and move around unhindered
Moscow is serious about upping its ground game in Syria
Russia’s Lavrov, U.S. Tillerson discuss de-escalation in Syria
Russia: No US Coalition Jets Allowed in Syrian De-Escalation Zones
Russia says has already stopped bombing proposed Syria safe zones
Will Trump save the Middle East peace process?

ASIA

North Korea accused the CIA of plotting to assassinate Kim Jong-Un
IAEA chief: North Korea continues nuclear test efforts
Trump and Turnbull ‘get along great’ after rocky start to relationship
After six decades of Nork threats, uncertainty is nothing new for S. Koreans
Chinese navy hands over three pirates to Somali authorities
China’s military tech is becoming less of a joke and more of a threat
The Philippines in Play


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164 Passages about Jihad from the Koran


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80 Passages on Rape, Pedophilia, Misogyny, Female Inferiority,
Wife Beating and Related Doctrines from Islamic Holy Texts


Travel Security Update

The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.

Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

Tunesia
05/02/2017

Europe
05/01/2017

Pakistan
04/12/2017

Israel, W. Bank, Gaza
04/11/2017

Niger
04/11/2017

Kenya
04/06/2017

Nigeria
04/05/2017

Worldwide Caution

03/06/2017

Additional Sources of Travel Guidance

Canada Dept. of Foreign Affairs

Australia Dept. of Foreign Affairs

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office

 

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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 4-30-17

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All Eyes on N. Korea
“Major Major Conflict Possible”

 

April 29, 2017

 

What You Need To Know

The saber rattling on the Korean Peninsula has reached dangerous levels, with North Korea test firing yet another ballistic missile despite repeated condemnation and threats from the international community. According to the U.S. Pacific Command, the missile launch took place at 10:33 AM Hawaii time from the Pukchange Airfield north of Pyongyang. Despite wildly varying mainstream media reports to the contrary, U.S. Pacific Command notes that the missile did not leave North Korean territory before crashing and did not reach the Sea of Japan.

In a highly unusual meeting on Wed, President Trump, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Secretary of Defense and the National Intelligence Director provided a classified briefing on the North Korean threat to all 100 U.S. Senators, with many reporting the content of the briefing as grim. According to a joint statement released by Secretary of State Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats:

Past efforts have failed to halt North Korea’s unlawful weapons programs and nuclear and ballistic missile tests. With each provocation, North Korea jeopardizes stability in Northeast Asia and poses a growing threat to our allies and the U.S. homeland.?

In an Reuters interview on Thursday, President Trump said that tensions on the Korean Peninsula were reaching a boiling point;

?There’s a chance we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely?

On Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned;

“The threat of a North Korean nuclear attack on Seoul or Tokyo is real.”

The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific region told lawmakers Thursday that the North Korean crisis is the worst he’s seen — testifying that it’s only a matter of time before Kim Jong Un has the capability of launching a nuclear warhead toward the United States.

Also this week, the office of the Prime Minister of Japan waned it’s citizens to prepare, saying that a missile attack from N. Korea could come with less than ten minuets warning.

Earlier in the week, the US military began installation of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in response to the North Korean missile threat. Known by the acronym THAAD, this anti-ballistic missile system is designed to shoot down short, medium, and intermediate range ballistic missiles in their terminal phase using a hit-to-kill approach. The missile carries no warhead, but relies on the kinetic energy of impact to destroy the incoming target. China has repeatedly expressed anger at the deployment given the strength of THAAD’s X Band active electronically scanned array radar that can peer deep into Chinese territory.

AlertsUSA urges subscribers to be in a mindset of possible warfare. One of the most important preps you can have is information. To this end, AlertsUSA urges readers to download a copy of this classic reference for your own digital bookshelf to help reinforce the safety of yourself and family.


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AlertsUSA continues to monitor the overall domestic and international threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.


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OTHER ALERTS FROM THIS WEEK
NOT DETAILED IN THIS NEWSLETTER ISSUE

4/28 – Shallow 7.2 EQ strikes southern Philippines (Mindanao). AlertsUSA monitoring for possible Pacific tsunami alerts.

4/27 – Whitehall and Downing Street in London closed flwg arrest of one individual in possible attempted terror attack. Heavy police presence. Avoid the area.

4/24 – AlertsUSA monitoring active shooter situation, NE Dallas, TX. At least two injured, gunman at large. Local residents urged to monitor news.

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World News Roundup

April 29, 2017

Other Developments We Are Following

AMERICAS

NSA says to stop some warrantless surveillance of American messages
Fox Poll: 53% favor military action to stop North Korea nukes program
Flood of Cuban migrants to United States shrinks to a trickle
Brazil cities paralyzed by nationwide strike against austerity
Venezuelans forced to cross border for medical care
Pentagon Granted Authority to Determine Troop Levels in ISIS Fight
America Is Losing the Cyber Information War
40 years later, the mothers of Argentina’s ‘disappeared’ refuse to be silent
Water security could define future conflict

EUROPE

UK police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counterterror raids
US adds Saudi ISIS leader to terror list
Germany bans face veils for civil servants amid security measures
Russia steps up anti-U.S. military propaganda
Edward Snowden can stay as long as he likes, says Russia
Theresa May turns combative ahead of Brexit negotiations
This Little-Known US Ally Could Be Pivotal on Russia, China Policy
Macedonia Shaken by Violence in Parliament
Keep Your Eyes on the Protests in Russia’s Provinces
Does Putin Still Favor Sidekick Medvedev?
Russ ian mafia groups reportedly operate in Europe on behalf of the Kremlin

MIDDLE EAST

Christians are under attack, and not even the Pope can convince them to stay
U.S. forces to monitor situation along Syria-Turkey border
Chemical weapons allegedly used 45 times in Syria
At U.N., U.S. calls for pressure on Russia to try to end Syria war
U.S.-backed forces push against IS in slowed Raqqa campaign
Foreign Islamic State fighters are ‘fighting to the death’ in Mosul
Houthi rebels use another unmanned boat bomb against the Saudis
Abbas turns screw on Hamas by cutting Gaza’s electricity
Iran candidates square off in first TV debate

ASIA

Asia weighs risk and reward in Trump ‘bromance’ with China’s Xi
Russia says use of force on North Korea would be ‘completely unacceptable’
China cautions against use of force on North Korea
South Korea paying for THAAD ‘impossible’: presidential frontrunner’s aide
North Korea seeks Southeast Asian support over ‘grave situation’ with US
US vows sanctions and will activate Thaad system ‘within days’
North Koreans in Japan sense growing hostility
Accelerated THAAD deployment dividing South Korean Presidential candidates
‘We are a target’: South Korean village wakes up on frontline with North


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164 Passages about Jihad from the Koran


SEX, WOMEN AND ISLAM
80 Passages on Rape, Pedophilia, Misogyny, Female Inferiority,
Wife Beating and Related Doctrines from Islamic Holy Texts


Travel Security Update

The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.

Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

Peru
04/25/2017

Pakistan
04/12/2017

Israel, W. Bank, Gaza
04/11/2017

Niger
04/11/2017

Kenya
04/06/2017

Nigeria
04/05/2017

Sudan
03/30/2017

DR Congo
03/29/2017

Saudi Arabia
03/29/2017

Turkey
03/28/2017

French Guiana
03/24/2017

Peru
03/24/2017

Mauritania
03/22/2017

Cameroon
03/22/2017

Syria
03/22/2017

Afghanistan
03/21/2017

Worldwide Caution

03/06/2017

Additional Sources of Travel Guidance

Canada Dept. of Foreign Affairs

Australia Dept. of Foreign Affairs

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office


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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 4-9-17

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Terror in St. Petersburg and Stockholm
ISIS Calls for More Killing, Theft and Economic Harm

 

April 8, 2017

 

Between April 3-7, AlertsUSA issued the following related Flash message to subscriber mobile devices:

4/7 – Swedish PM confirms incident as terror event. Shots fired at Friedhemsplatz, police issuing terror alert, asking for evac of city center. Monitoring..

4/7 – Swedish police: Truck driven into crowd on main shopping street in central Stockholm. Numerous deaths and injuries reported. AlertsUSA monitoring.

4/6 – ISIS releases latest issue of online mag ‘Rumiyah’. Calls on flwrs to kill unbelievers, steal their wealth and cause economic harm to their businesses.

4/3 – Multiple explosions reported, St. Petersburg, Russia metro station. At least 10 deaths and dozens of injuries.

What You Need To Know

On multiple occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding security threats. Beginning Monday, subscribers were notified of reports of multiple explosions in the St. Petersburg, Russia metro. In this incident, an improvised explosive device packed with nails went off inside a train car as it was moving between two stations. Reports from both stations led authorities to initially believe there were two explosions. 14 were killed in the blast and more than 50 injured. Eight suspects are currently in custody and additional explosive devices have been discovered during subsequent raids.

Islamic State Magazine ‘Rumiyah’

On Thursday AlertsUSA subscribers were notified of the release of the latest issue of the Islamic State’s online magazine known as Rumiyah. Published in multiple languages, this issue calls on followers to kill unbelievers, steal their wealth and cause economic harm to their businesses. Within an article entitled, ‘The Kafir’s Wealth is Halal, So take It’, the following encouragement is given to readers:

Just as the blood of the kafir is halal to shed, so too is the kafir’s wealth halal to take.

Additional, the article explains:

Whether the financial damage is on an individual kafir or the cause of perpetual loss to a business, the Muslim in Dar al-Kufr (the Land of Disbelief) has the opportunity to follow this blessed sunnah, striking terror by stalking the kuffar and causing them economic harm. There should be no misunderstanding about the excellence of this deed, as taking this wealth is in accordance with the command of Allah.

AlertsUSA cautions business owners and managers that it would be prudent to take note of this call to action and to carefully evaluate your vulnerabilities. Many Muslims want to participate in the jihad (as is mandated in the Koran), but not everyone is inclined to travel to a distant battlefield or become a martyr.

Stockholm Truck Attack

On Friday AlertsUSA subscribers were some of the first in the nation to learn of an incident within which a truck was once again used as a weapon to intentionally mow down pedestrians, this time along a walking mall in Stockholm, Sweden. Four people were killed and 15 others wounded, nine critically. Police have one suspect in custody. Multiple witnesses claim the truck was intentionally being steered back and forth to strike pedestrians before crashing into a upscale department store. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said all indications were that it was a terror attack.

Readers are reminded that the specific tactic of using cars and trucks to mow down pedestrians has been repeatedly called for by the Islamic State in different publications, internet videos and on social media. It is likely the tempo of such attacks will continue to increase in the U.S. and Europe, necessitating a reminder to maintain a high level of vigilance when in large public gatherings.

AlertsUSA continues to monitor the overall domestic and international threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.


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OTHER ALERTS FROM THIS WEEK
NOT DETAILED IN THIS NEWSLETTER ISSUE

4/6 – Multiple sources report the U.S. has launched ~50 cruise missiles into Syria. Check national media. Developing situation.

4/5 – CDC: 2016 Zika Totals: ~1300 infections in pregnant women across 44 states. One in every ten women had a baby with a birth defect. Avoid mosquitoes.

4/2 – US / EU nuclear plants warned to tighten security protocols flwg intel re efforts to exploit “vulnerabilities” in the industry’s internet defenses. Monitoring..

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World News Roundup

April 8, 2017

Other Developments We Are Following

AMERICAS

Donald Trump hails friendship with China’s Xi as missiles head to Syria
White House photo reveals inside view of Mar-a-Lago situation room
Trump National Security Team All Agreed on Syria Strike
How Trump and His Team Decided to Strike Syria
Dinner-time airstrike leaves China having to reassess Trump
Susan Rice, Michael Flynn, and the politics of surveillance
V.P. Pence to make trip to Asia-Pacific amid Korean tensions

EUROPE

More than 400 former jihadi fighters back in Britain
Trump’s Syria strike poses challenge for Kremlin

Kosovo bows to U.S., NATO pressure, puts off plan to create army
Spain: Basque separatists plan to unilaterally disarm on Saturday
Germany investigating 20 alleged Turkish spies
Fifth Westminster attack victim dies from fall into Thames
Police, demonstrators prepare for G20 summit in Hamburg

MIDDLE EAST

U.S. strikes on Syria came close to clash with Russia: Medvedev
Pentagon has broad military arsenal available for Syria strike
US strike on Syria is widely hailed, but angers Russia.
Russia’s Suspension of Coop on Syrian Airspace Raises Risk of Clash
Russia ups an te by freezing communications with US in Syria
ISIS used US missile strike to launch new offensive near Palmyra
US-backed fighters lay siege to Islamic State-held town
South Africans protest against Zuma; violence hits Johannesburg
Fitch cuts South Africa’s credit rating to ‘junk’

ASIA

Why China’s Asian neighbors are so nervous over the Xi-Trump summit
China urges ‘restraint’ after U.S. airstrike on Syrian airfield
Will the Islamic State Rebuild in Afghanistan?
N. Korea Cyberspace Offensives Pose Challenge in U.S.-China Relations
Philippines to upgrade facilities, not occupy new areas in disputed sea
China fighter plane spotted on South China Sea island


ARM YOURSELF WITH KNOWLEDGE
USING THESE FREE REFERENCES

In order to help ground readers in the truth on Islam and enable you to crush liberal “Religion of Peace” arguments, AlertsUSA has compiled two free reports filled with passages from Islamic holy books covering some of the most controversial (and often denied) aspects of Islamic teachings, traditions and dogma. Now you can see them for yourself !

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DEADLY VERSES
164 Passages about Jihad from the Koran


SEX, WOMEN AND ISLAM
80 Passages on Rape, Pedophilia, Misogyny, Female Inferiority,
Wife Beating and Related Doctrines from Islamic Holy Texts


Travel Security Update

The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.

Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

Kenya
04/06/2017

Nigeria
04/05/2017

Sudan
03/30/2017

DR Congo
03/29/2017

Saudi Arabia
03/29/2017

Turkey
03/28/2017

French Guiana
03/24/2017

Peru
03/24/2017

Mauritania
03/22/2017

Cameroon
03/22/2017

Syria
03/22/2017

Afghanistan
03/21/2017

Worldwide Caution

03/06/2017

Additional Sources of Travel Guidance

Canada Dept. of Foreign Affairs

Australia Dept. of Foreign Affairs

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office


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