Keyword: stateofalert

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  • Mashaal: Hamas is in state of alert

    09/26/2004 1:08:38 PM PDT · by anotherview · 7 replies · 609+ views
    AP / The Jerusalem Post ^ | 26 September 2004 / 11 Tishrei 5765 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Sep. 25, 2004 17:49 | Updated Sep. 26, 2004 20:49 Mashaal: Hamas is in state of alert By ASSOCIATED PRESS CAIRO, Egypt Khaled Mashaal, the head of Hamas's political bureau, whose group sends suicide bombers into Israel, knows that Israel has him targeted again. And the leader of the Damascus-based political bureau of Hamas is taking no chances. "We are in a state of alert and vigilance," he told The Associated Press this week during a visit to Cairo from his home base in the Syrian capital, Damascus. Since the double Hamas suicide bombing on August 31 in the southern...
  • Nation on Heightened State of Alert

    09/10/2002 8:05:51 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 44 replies · 422+ views
    Newsday ^ | 9/10/02 | JOHN J. LUMPKIN
    Fearful of new terror attacks but armed with little specific information, the United States has adopted "a higher sense of guard" in the run-up to the Sept. 11 anniversary, the White House said Tuesday. While officials say they have no details outlining an impending attack, they're taking no chances. The FBI told police, utilities, banks and the transportation industry to be wary. U.S. military bases and diplomatic missions worldwide also are on high security alert for the week. White House press secretary Ari Fleischer said Tuesday that the threat of new attacks has U.S. officials on a "higher sense of...