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  • Man Pleads Guilty To Trying To Set Up Terror Camp In Oregon

    10/01/2015 11:51:50 AM PDT · by LRoggy · 9 replies
    KGW.Com - Oregon ^ | March 30, 2015 | Tom Hays
    NEW YORK (AP) - A mentally ill British man pleaded guilty Monday to U.S. charges he plotted to set up an al-Qaida training camp on a ranch in a remote part of Oregon that was likened to Afghanistan. Haroon Aswat admitted he traveled to Bly, Oregon, in 1999 at the direction of Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, a double-amputee and radical cleric based in London. His orders were to help train recruits "who wanted to participate in jihad on behalf of a terrorist organization," he said in a barely audible voice at the sentencing in federal court in Manhattan. Before pleading guilty...
  • London bomb suspect linked to Ore. terror camp (terrorists on the left coast)

    07/20/2005 6:41:28 PM PDT · by Splatter · 162 replies · 6,346+ views ^ | Wednesday, July 20, 2005 | By, NBC and CNN Staff (Spaltter)
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Investigators probing the London terror bombings are focusing on an elusive British Muslim suspect who is connected to a previous plot to set up a terrorist training camp in rural southern Oregon, according to U.S. counterterrorism officials. Officials told both NBC News and CNN Wednesday that Haroon Rashid Aswat, believed to be a mastermind of the London bombings, is the same British-born Muslim of Indian descent who scouted a Bly, Oregon ranch to set up a terror camp. These officials said Aswat, a Pakistani national being sought for questioning as a person of interest by British authorities,...
  • Sources: Britain denied U.S. arrest request before bombings

    07/28/2005 1:16:01 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 6 replies · 714+ views
    CNN ^ | 7/28/05 | Kelli Arena and Justine Redman
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- British authorities denied a U.S. request to apprehend a man believed to have ties to the July 7 London bombings weeks before the deadly attacks, sources familiar with the investigation said Thursday.Haroon Rashid Aswat, 30, a British-born citizen of Indian heritage, is in custody in Zambia, U.S. and Zambian officials told CNN. U.S. authorities wanted to capture Aswat, who was then in South Africa, and question him about a 1999 plot to establish a "jihad training camp" in Bly, Oregon. According to the sources, U.S. officials had Aswat under surveillance in South Africa weeks before the July...
  • U.S.: Cleric Tried to Start Terror Camp

    05/27/2004 7:09:35 AM PDT · by Pikamax · 69 replies · 231+ views
    AP ^ | 05/27/04 | LARRY NEUMEISTER
    U.S.: Cleric Tried to Start Terror Camp 1 minute ago Add U.S. National - AP to My Yahoo! By LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press Writer NEW YORK - A radical Muslim cleric, arrested Thursday in London, is accused in a U.S. indictment of trying to establish a terrorist training camp in Oregon while providing aid to both al-Qaida and the Taliban. Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, 47, also is charged in the 11-count indictment with hostage-taking and conspiracy in connection with a December 1998 incident that left four tourists dead in Yemen. "Those who support our terrorist enemies anywhere in the world must...