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  • Finsbury Park Attack Suspect Named as Cardiff Resident Darren Osborne

    06/19/2017 1:40:30 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 19, 2017 | Breitbart London
    “I’ve known him for 35 years, I grew up with him. It’s 100% him. He lives in Wales, he has four kids and his partner,” the man said. [snip] Earlier Monday morning Osborne was arrested on terrorism and attempted murder charges. Witnesses say that after the attack he shouted, “I’m going to kill all Muslims – I did my bit.”
  • Number of casualties as 'van hits worshippers' outside mosque in north London

    06/18/2017 6:59:23 PM PDT · by NRx · 156 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 06-18-2017 | staff
    A van has reportedly crashed into pedestrians outside a mosque in London, causing a "number of casualties". Officers arrested one person after they were called shortly after midnight to the incident on Seven Sisters Road, near Finsbury Park station. Police said they were responding to a "major incident" with "a number of casualties being worked on at the scene". Witnesses reported seeing six people on the ground after the van ploughed into worshippers who had been attending evening prayers at the Muslim Welfare House. London Ambulance Service said they had sent "a number of resources" to the incident.
  • Vehicle Hits Pedestrians In Finsbury Park

    06/18/2017 5:27:40 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 95 replies
    BBC ^ | 06/18/17
    One person arrested and "a number of casualties" as a vehicle hits pedestrians in Finsbury Park, London, police say This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If you want to receive Breaking News alerts via email, or on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App then details on how to do so are available on this help page. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts.
  • VAN PANIC Finsbury Park panic as several people are injured after van hits pedestrians

    06/18/2017 5:27:24 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 28 replies
    SEVERAL people have reportedly been injured after a van hit “a crowd” of pedestrians near Finsbury Park. There are a “number of casualties” and one person has been arrested, police said. Armed cops swooped on the scene at Seven Sisters Road in North London at 12.20am and the police helicopter was seen circling overhead. Photos posted on social media showed a huge police response with dozens of police cars and riot vans pictured within a cordon.
  • Abu Hamza leaves Britain after final appeal fails

    10/05/2012 5:55:19 PM PDT · by 1066AD · 17 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10/06/2012 | Martin Beckford
    Speaking after the US-bound flights had taken off from RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk, Mrs May said: "I can confirm that tonight two planes have left RAF Mildenhall to transport Abu Hamza, Babar Ahmad, Adel Abdul Bary, Syed Ahsan and Khalid al-Fawwaz to the US to face trial. "I am pleased the decision of the court today meant that these men, who used every available opportunity to frustrate and delay the extradition process over many years, could finally be removed. "This government has co-operated fully with the courts and pressed at every stage to ensure this happened. "We have worked tirelessly,...
  • Radical Cleric Hamza Can Be Extradited To US

    09/24/2012 2:19:41 PM PDT · by the scotsman · 29 replies
    Sky News ^ | 24th September 2012 | Sky News
    'Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza can be extradited to the US after Europe's human rights judges rejected his request for an appeal, officials have said. Hamza wanted to fight a European Court of Human Rights ruling that extradition would not breach his human rights. But his request was rejected by a panel of judges, a spokesman for the court said. The unanimous judgment said there would be no human rights breach either as a result of likely detention in ADX Florence "supermax" prison in Colorado, or the length of possible sentences on conviction. The decision means Hamza, who was jailed...
  • They're Baaaack: British Terror Supporters Re-launch al-Muhajiroun...

    06/13/2009 9:38:22 PM PDT · by Cindy · 7 replies · 454+ views
    THE JAWA REPORT ^ | June 11, 2009 11:55 AM | by Rusty
    "They're Baaaack: British Terror Supporters Re-launch al-Muhajiroun, Dedicated to "Raising Flag of Islam over Downing Street"" SNIPPET: "A group of terror supporters in the UK have relaunched an organization dedicated banning criticism of Islam, beheading "blasphemers", and killing adulterers. The new and improved al-Muhajiroun will once again be led by Anjem Choudary, chairman of the Society of Muslim Lawyers. The organization was originally founded by Omar Bakri Muhammad who was recently convicted in absentia by a Lebanese court of helping train al Qaeda's local affiliate. He has also been banned from reentering the UK. The group disbanded after a conference...
  • Ex-S.D. [San Diego] sailor allegedly linked to terror suspect [may have passed secrets to Jihadis]

    08/07/2004 10:14:21 AM PDT · by John Jorsett · 15 replies · 826+ views
    San Diego Union Tribune ^ | August 7, 2004 | James W. Crawley
    Investigators are trying to determine whether a San Diego sailor passed Navy secrets about security weaknesses and warship movements to a British man accused of having terrorist links, according to court documents unsealed yesterday. E-mail messages from the unnamed sailor, sent in late 2000 and 2001 before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, were found in December in computer files belonging to Babar Ahmad, who was detained Wednesday in London, according to the 31-page arrest affidavit. The computer files contained details about security arrangements and movements of the San Diego-based Constellation carrier battle group, which included the destroyer Benfold, on which...
  • From Gloucester to Afghanistan: the making of a shoe bomber

    03/04/2005 8:07:58 PM PST · by Pikamax · 432+ views
    Guardian ^ | 03/05/05 | Mark Honigsbaum and Vikram Dodd
    From Gloucester to Afghanistan: the making of a shoe bomber Saajid Badat this week pleaded guilty to plotting to blow up a plane. What drove this quiet football fan to thoughts of terror? Mark Honigsbaum and Vikram Dodd Saturday March 5, 2005 The Guardian He seemed the model British Muslim citizen - a poster boy for integration whose knowledge of the Qu'ran and achievement at grammar school made Gloucester's close-knit Islamic community proud. When in November 2003 anti-terrorist police turned up at the terraced house in the Barton and Tredworth district of the city that Saajid Badat shared with his...
  • Moussaoui says he was to hijack 5th plane

    03/27/2006 10:02:54 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 94 replies · 3,287+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/27/06 | Matthew Barakat - ap
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- Al-Qaida conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui testified Monday that he and would-be shoe bomber Richard Reid were supposed to hijack a fifth airplane on Sept. 11, 2001, and fly it into the White House. Moussaoui's testimony on his own behalf stunned the courtroom as he disclosed details he had never revealed before. It was in stark contrast to Moussaoui's previous statements in which he said the White House attack was to come later if the United States refused to release a radical Egyptian sheik imprisoned on earlier terrorist convictions. Moussaoui testified Monday he lied to investigators when arrested...
  • Man Convicted in New York of Trying to Start Al Qaeda Training Camp in Oregon

    05/13/2009 1:10:53 AM PDT · by Cindy · 25 replies · 1,167+ views
    (AP) FOX NEWS.com ^ | Tuesday, May 12, 2009 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "NEW YORK — A jury convicted a Lebanese-born Swede on Tuesday of plotting to help Al Qaeda recruit by trying to set up a weapons-training post in Oregon and distributing terrorist training manuals over the Internet. The verdict against Oussama Kassir..."
  • Chemical Warning: Bodies In London Hotel

    05/03/2009 6:42:30 AM PDT · by UKrepublican · 138 replies · 12,589+ views
    Chemical Warning: Bodies In London Hotel Two people have been found dead in a hotel room after a chemical incident, emergency services said. Police and fire services were called to the Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park, north London just before midday. The hotel has been evacuated. A spokeswoman for London Fire Brigade said: "We are treating this as a confirmed chemical incident. The hotel has been evacuated and cordon implemented." She said the substance involved was not known at this stage. The bodies are still at the scene, police said. A Met police spokeswoman said: "Police were called at...
  • U.S. judge orders Chad citizen freed from Guantanamo

    01/14/2009 6:49:27 PM PST · by markomalley · 6 replies · 478+ views
    al Reuters ^ | 1/15/2009 | Deborah Charles
    A 21-year-old citizen of Chad who has been held for seven years at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba must be released, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon said the government had not proven that Mohammed el Gharani was an enemy combatant and the detainee must be freed and sent home soon either to Saudi Arabia, where he was raised and his family lives, or Chad. Leon's ruling comes just before President-elect Barack Obama, who has vowed to close the prison camp, takes office on Tuesday. Since Obama's election in November, federal...
  • America's Fury As Hamza Smuggles Hate Messages To Bin Laden's No 2... From UK Jail Cell

    06/28/2008 6:36:36 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 9 replies · 200+ views
    mailonsunday.co.uk ^ | June 28, 2008 | Jason Lewis
    American counter-terrorism chiefs are demanding a full explanation from Britain of how radical cleric Abu Hamza was able to smuggle murderous messages from his UK prison cell to Al Qaeda's deputy leader. The major diplomatic row comes in the wake of a long-running battle by US prosecutors to extradite the former imam of London's Finsbury Park mosque to stand trial in America. Hook-handed Hamza was jailed for seven years in Britain in 2006 for inciting murder and racial hatred and is held at Belmarsh prison, South-East London, supposedly one of Britain's most secure jails. Jail mail: Hook-handed cleric Abu Hamza...
  • UK court agrees radical cleric's U.S. extradition (Abu Hamza al-Masri)

    11/16/2007 9:21:28 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 241+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 11/15/07 | Peter Graff
    LONDON (Reuters) - A British court ruled Thursday that radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri could be extradited to the United States to face terrorism charges including trying to set up an al Qaeda training camp in Oregon. Egyptian-born Hamza, 49, serving a seven-year jail term in Britain for inciting his followers to murder nonbelievers, is wanted by U.S. authorities on 11 charges. The U.S. indictment accuses Hamza -- who had a hook in place of a missing hand -- of attempting to set up a terrorist training camp in Bly, Oregon, from 1999 to early 2000, and also providing...
  • Finsbury Park: Inside the British Jihad [Killing non Muslims for no reason & restore the Caliphate]

    08/02/2007 10:57:26 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 13 replies · 640+ views
    Global Politician ^ | August, 2007
    Finsbury Park: Inside the British Jihad [Killing non Muslims for no reason & restore the Caliphate] http://globalpolitician.com/articledes.asp?ID=3205&cid=3&sid=74 Pratik Chougule - 8/4/2007 Stepping off the subway at Finsbury Park, the change in scenery could not have been more acute. Just an hour earlier, I had been awed by the grandeur of Big Ben, towering over the British Houses of Parliament. It is the symbol of the England in our history books: a beacon of liberty, tolerance, and stability. Finsbury Park is different. Small shops and ragged apartments line the streets of this working class area of North London. More pronounced than...
  • Swedish terror suspect arrested in Prague

    12/13/2005 11:38:09 PM PST · by Bushwacker777 · 4 replies · 431+ views
    The Local ^ | Dec. 13 | AFP
    "A 39-year-old Swede accused of terrorism by the United States has been arrested in Prague, Swedish tabloid Expressen reported on Tuesday. The man, who was not identified, is wanted by the US CIA spy agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which accuse him of being terror mastermind Osama Bin Laden's "man in Sweden", Expressen wrote. The US has tried to obtain his extradition for several years, accusing him of setting up Al Qaeda training camps in the US state of Oregon in 1999, but Sweden has refused to hand him over, the paper said. The man was on a...
  • (Richard Reid) Held in darkness and paranoia

    12/02/2006 5:19:37 PM PST · by fanfan · 65 replies · 2,667+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | GMT 02/12/2006
    At six feet four inches tall, Richard Reid makes a forbidding figure, even from behind the iron grates, steel doors and automated locks that separate him from his prison guards in this place they call Terrorist Central. Richard Reed after his arrest (Richard Reid) Held in darkness and paranoiaHunched on a stool that is moulded to the floor of his broom-cupboard-sized cell, he turns the pages of the newspaper spread out on the concrete desk before him, soaking up stories and pictures from an outside world that he will never see again. "Do you need anything today?" a prison guard...
  • Spain had eyes on British terror suspects

    09/04/2006 10:12:10 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 617+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/4/06 | David Stringer - ap
    LONDON - Four men arrested on suspicion of organizing terrorist training camps in Britain were tracked by Spanish investigators earlier this year as they traveled through Spain from France en route to North Africa, officials said Monday. The statement from Spain's interior ministry was the first public indication of an international link to the probe, which led to the arrests late Friday and early Saturday of 14 people suspected of training and recruiting for terror attacks. British prosecutors, meanwhile, said eight other people allegedly involved in a separate plot to blow up U.S.-bound aircraft are unlikely to be brought to...
  • Immigration powers used to hold al-Qaeda kingpin in jail

    10/20/2006 1:16:03 AM PDT · by Mrs Ivan · 1 replies · 380+ views
    The Times ^ | October 20, 2006 | Sean O’Neill
    BRITAIN has resorted to detaining as an illegal immigrant a man regarded as one of al-Qaeda’s most dangerous terrorists. Abu Doha, whose various aliases include “The Doctor”, has been in Belmarsh highsecurity jail for almost six years facing extradition to the United States on charges of running a jihad training camp in Afghanistan and plotting to blow up Los Angeles airport. But the US has been forced to drop the case against him after an informer refused to give evidence. A British judge described the extremist network created by Abu Doha as “one of the most significant groups of terrorists...