Five held in Mohammed cartoon plot. MSNBC / AP: 'Denmark's intelligence service on Wednesday arrested four people suspected of planning an "imminent" terror attack against a newspaper that printed the controversial Prophet Muhammad cartoons. Swedish police said they arrested a fifth suspect. ...' BBC: 'Four suspects - including three Swedes - were held in Denmark, and the fifth was detained in Sweden, police said. The four held in Denmark were picked up in raids in Greve and Herlev, near Copenhagen, where police found an automatic weapon, a silencer and live ammunition, according to Denmark's security agency, Pet. ...'
Hamas kidnaps Eritrean refugees in Egypt. Michael Totten:
Good grief. An Italian NGO reports that refugees fleeing Eritrea and hoping to find sanctuary in Israel are being kidnapped en route in Egypt by Hamas, held for ransom, tortured, raped, and even killed for their organs. ...
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