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MFA urges embassies to lift their travel advisory

BANGKOK, 2 January 2012 (NNT) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is set to meeting representatives from a number of governments, in hopes of a success in convincing them to remove travel advisories against Thailand. Mr. Thani Thongpakdi, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul has instructed officials to […]Read More

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Police probe into terrorist plot progressing

BANGKOK, 24 January 2012 (NNT) – Deputy National Police Commissioner-General Pansiri Prapawat said police have discovered where the recently-arrested suspect of terrorism had purchased the containers for explosive materials. According to Pol. Gen. Pansiri, the investigative officers have been able to pinpoint the place from which Mr. Atris Hussein, Lebanese terrorist suspect, purchased the supplies […]Read More

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Is Thailand a new terrorism playground?

Sixteen hours prior to the US government issued a warning of terrorism attack in Bangkok on Friday, the 13th January, at 4.00 pm., Atris Hussein, 47, a Lebanese-Swedish passport holder, was apprehended at Suvarnabhumi Airport near midnight on Thursday. What came after the following days showed the huge perception gap of Thai policy makers and […]Read More

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‘I am set up by Mossad’: terror suspect Atris Hussein

A Lebanese-born Swede terror suspect arrested in Thailand last week on terror suspicions has professed his innocence, claiming he was set up by Israeli intelligence service Mossad, the Local online reported Friday. “I’m 100 percent innocent,” 47-year-old Atris Hussein told the Aftonbladet newspaper from a remand center in Thailand where he is being held on […]Read More

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Swedish-Lebanese Terror Suspect Explains Himself

“I am 100 percent not guilty in the terror crimes, I am accused of,” says Atris Hussein, who was last week arrested in Bangkok suspected of preparing to carry out a terrorist attack in Thailand. In an interview with the Bangkok based Swedish report Jan Kallman of the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, who visited him in […]Read More

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Arrest warrant sought against second terror suspect

BANGKOK, Jan 19 – Thai police are now seeking court approval for an arrest warrant against another suspect believed to be involved in a possible terror plot and to be linked to a militant group in Lebanon, national police chief Pol Gen Prewpan Dhamapong said on Thursday. The police’s sketch of the suspect was drawn […]Read More

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Thai police refuse bail for Lebanese terrorist suspect

BANGKOK, 18 January 2012 (NNT) – Thai police have detained the Swedish-Lebanese terrorist suspect in prison and refuse to give bail for fear that the suspect might escape to other countries. The police charged Atris Hussein for the possession of ammonia nitrate without permission; the charge carries a maximum jail term of five years and/or […]Read More

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Terror suspect planned Bangkok attack, says website

Hezbollah planned Mumbai-style attack on Chabad Bangkok, Khao San restaurants A detained Lebanese Hezbollah terrorist suspect was part of a planned attack on the Chabad Jewish community centre near Khao San road in Bangkok, according to a news website which specialises in intelligence reporting. Debkafile said on Tuesday that its sources confirmed that Hussein Atris, […]Read More