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MI5 investigated Texas synagogue hostage-taker in 2020

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Malik Faisal Akram, 44, from Blackburn, was killed after an 11-hour hostage standoff at the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in the Dallas suburb of Colleyville on Saturday evening. All four hostages survived the siege and were unharmed. President Joe Biden on Sunday declared the incident an act of terrorism.
10 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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Texas synagogue hostage taker was known to MI5

Malik Faisal Akram, who took four people hostage in the US, was investigated in 2020 by UK services.

10 months ago·United Kingdom
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UK Intelligence Investigated Texas Hostage Taker: Reports

US authorities identified the captor as British citizen Malik Faisal Akram, 44, who was shot dead in a 10-hour siege in the small town of Colleyville on Saturday.

10 months ago·India
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Texas synagogue gunman was known to British intelligence

The suspected gunman who took four people hostage at a Dallas-area synagogue and was himself killed was known to British intelligence and assessed to no longer be a threat at the time he travelled to the United States, the BBC reported.

10 months ago·United Kingdom
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MI5 investigated Texas synagogue hostage-taker in 2020

UK intelligence officers concluded Malik Faisal Akram posed no threat, which allowed him to travel to US and buy gun

10 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Gunman in Texas synagogue standoff was known to U.K. security services, official says

The British national killed by the FBI after taking four people hostage at a Texas synagogue Saturday was known to U.K. security services and had been the subject of a brief investigation in 2020, according to an official

10 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Texas synagogue hostage-taker was known to MI5 security service

Questions mount over how attacker was able to obtain a visa and travel to US

10 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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