KNOWN: Mark Taylor Taylor, who has been fighting for Al Qaeda in Syria. Would-be jihadists are being monitored by the nation’s spooks over plans to carry out Islamic State-style terror attacks on New Zealand soil. Security Intelligence Service boss Rebecca Kitteridge has spoken publicly about the threat amid rising global fears of lone wolf attacks… Continue reading Concern over Kiwi jihadists.
Kiwis believed to be involved with rebel fighters in Syria Spy boss Warren Tucker. New Zealanders are fighting against the Assad regime in Syria and could pose a serious terror risk when they return home, it has been reported. More than one Kiwi is believed to be involved with the rebel fighters, and are being… Continue reading Kiwis believed to be involved with rebel fighters in Syria.
An Islamic studies specialist says people with links to al Qaeda exist in New Zealand and are a risk to the community. Zain Ali, from the University of Auckland, says the terrorist group has a clear agenda to instil fear and terror. “They’re always looking to recruit. And I think even John Key’s statement indicates… Continue reading Threat real, says academic: Al Qaeda-trained people in NZ, says Key.