National Newswatch

Canadian aid to Syria stolen by Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group, documents show

Nov 7 2019 — Stewart Bell — Laptops and cellphones bought with Canadian government aid dollars have fallen into the hands of a Syrian terrorist faction, according to documents obtained by Global News. Gunmen raided an office in northwest Syria and walked off with almost two dozen electronic devices that were part of Canada’s humanitarian contribution to the region, the declassified documents […]

‘It’s healing’: How former extremists are working together to undermine the far right

Nov 3 2019 — Stewart Bell — Jesse Morton used to produce literature designed to lure youths into terrorism. But since his release from prison, he’s turned his persuasive skills against extremist groups. His latest project is an experimental work of counter-propaganda that takes direct aim at the far right. A magazine titled “Ctrl+Alt+Del-Hate,” it uses the first-person testimonies of reformed extremists […]

Hezbollah operative collected information on Toronto’s Pearson airport

Jun 20 2019 — Stewart Bell — A Hezbollah operative collected “detailed information” about Toronto’s Pearson airport, according to a report circulated by Canada’s air safety agency and obtained by Global News. The June 18 Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) report reproduced an article about Ali Kourani, a member of Hezbollah’s external operations unit, the Islamic Jihad Organization.