Jury sees ‘terror training’ video

Footage that allegedly shows a group of men practising military-style techniques in a New Forest terror training camp has been seen by a jury. A British Army officer told Woolwich Crown Court that the drills were similar to those of al-Qaeda insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Terror suspect ‘taunted police’

By Duncan Hooper Mohammed Hamid, 50, was allegedly overheard by an undercover police officer as they drove past Paddington Green high security police station. Woolwich Crown Court was told Hamid yelled: “Here is your terrorist, I’m here, come and get me.” The court heard that Hamid was travelling back with a group of young muslim men from a “terror training camp” in the New Forest. The undercover officer, who infiltrated the group after claiming he wanted to convert to Islam, also attended the camp…

Germany aims to tighten law on training in terrorist camps

Berlin (dpa) – Attending a terrorist training camp should be punished with up to 10 years in prison, German Justice Minister Brigitte Zypries said on presenting an outline for new legislation in Berlin Tuesday. The move follows the cracking of an alleged Islamist terrorist cell on September 4. The three men who were arrested – two German converts to Islam and a Turk – had all undergone training last year in Pakistan. Zypries also said the new law would facilitate the deportation of dangerous foreigners and would aim to close gaps in current legislation.http://www.expatica.com/actual/article.asp?subchannel_id=52&story_id=44023