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  • Shooting on Canada's Parliament Hill

    10/22/2014 7:08:00 AM PDT · by kristinn · 604 replies
    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | Kristinn
    Reports coming in from Canada of shooting at the Library of Parliament. One shooter reported captured. Unconfirmed reports of one dead. Police looking for more shooters, but not sure if more.
  • Al Qaeda lures hundreds of teen girls from Europe to Syria to be jihadists’ spouses

    10/11/2014 7:33:36 AM PDT · by george76 · 43 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | October 11, 2014 | Corky Siemaszko
    The young women from Britain, France and elsewhere are typically ensnared by older women who befriend the girls and convince them they will be taking an active role in a holy war. ‘As soon as they manage to snare a girl, they do everything they can to keep her,’ says the brother of one such teen. They are the brides of an Islamic Frankenstein. Hundreds of teenage girls from Britain, France and elsewhere in Europe have been lured to Syria to serve as spouses for Al Qaeda terrorists and other jihadists fighting there, according to published reports Friday. Many of...
  • FBI Joins Hunt For Missing CSUN Student From Saudi Arabia

    10/02/2014 12:01:22 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 37 replies
    CBSLA.com/AP) ^ | October 2, 2014 11:30 AM
    The 23-year-old was reported missing Sept. 18 by his brother. He was last seen at home the night before by his roommates. He is a student of electrical engineering and has been studying in the United States since 2010. His brother says around the time of his disappearance Alkadi sold one of his cars, an Audi S-5, via Craigslist. The vehicle has a suggested retail price of roughly $52,000. Police have since found the vehicle and said the buyer is not linked to the CSUN student’s disappearance, The Associated Press reported.
  • Nick Salvadore, suspect for beheading of Palmira Silva, is would-be cage-fighter and Muslim convert

    09/29/2014 2:09:04 PM PDT · by prairiebreeze · 12 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | September 5, 2014 | Patrick Sawer, Gordon Rayner, Keith Perry, Tom Whitehead and Tom Brooks-Pollock
    The man accused of beheading a great-grandmother in her back garden is a would-be cage fighter who converted to Islam five years ago, it has emerged. Nicholas Salvadore, 25, was charged late on Friday with the murder of 82-year-old Palmira Silva, who was hacked to death in an apparently random attack on Thursday afternoon. Mr Salvadore was also charged with assaulting a police officer. Mrs Silva is understood to have been attacked by a suspect who had argued with his flatmates minutes earlier, prompting them to flee in terror in a car as he smashed one of its windows. The...
  • French Ex-Hostage Identifies Captor in Syria [Frenchman Suspected of Killing Four Jews in Brussels!]

    09/06/2014 9:55:06 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 5 replies
    ABCNews ^ | September 6, 2014
    French Ex-Hostage Identifies Captor in Syria PARIS — Sep 6, 2014, A French journalist held hostage for months by extremists in Syria says one of his captors was a Frenchman suspected of killing four people at the Brussels Jewish Museum earlier this year. French magazine Le Point on Saturday quoted its reporter Nicolas Henin as saying he was tortured by Mehdi Nemmouche, a Frenchman who had spent time with extremists in Syria. Henin was held for a time with American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, both beheaded by extremists from the Islamic State group in recent weeks. He was...
  • Video: Dead American jihadi once worked at Minneapolis-St. Paul airport

    09/03/2014 7:03:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/03/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    <p>He was the second known American killed while fighting for ISIS in Syria, and the second from Minnesota — and a Fox 9 exclusive uncovering his employment history is raising a few eyebrows.</p> <p>An airport is probably the last place anyone would want a suspected terrorist to work, but before he died overseas, that’s exactly what Abdirahmaan Muhumed did in the Twin Cities. In fact, he may have cleaned your plane at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.</p>
  • 9/2/14: Ret. Gens. McInerney & Vallely Interview, Going to DEFCON1

    09/02/2014 10:17:56 PM PDT · by Carthego delenda est · 38 replies
    True News ^ | 9/2/14 | Rick wiles
    Audio interview of Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. General Thomas McInerney tells Rick why America must go to DEFCON 1 immediately. Retired U.S. Army General Paul Vallely tells Rick that a constitutional crisis is quickly approaching which may require the U.S. military to take action domestically to save the Republic. http://youtu.be/sPzZlmhMHIo
  • Calgary—Jihadi Capital of Canada

    09/02/2014 7:28:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/02/14 | Arthur Weinreb
    Calgary is a permissive city when it comes to beating up Jews or perceived Jews and running to Syria to fight against the West On Friday, Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety, released the 2014 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada. This year’s report highlights the threat to the country from homegrown terrorists. According to the report, by early 2014 the government has calculated 130 people have left Canada for Somalia, Syria and Afghanistan to fight for terrorist groups. Some have returned to Canada while others are believed to still be fighting or dead. What has been...
  • Bill Would End Outrageous Loophole Allowing ISIL Fighters to Return to U.S.

    08/28/2014 5:32:57 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8/28/2014 | Adam Kredo
    Americans who have travelled to foreign countries to train and fight with terror groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS or ISIL) are not being barred from freely returning to America, where they post a substantial terror threat, according to a leading member of Congress.U.S. intelligence agencies have been tracking Americans who travel abroad to join jihadist groups, but there is no law on the books restricting travel to countries posing a substantial terror threat, according to Rep. Frank Wolf (R., Va.). He is proposing a new law that would significantly restrict travel to Syria...
  • Nun Removes 'Jihadi' Flag From Gates of Tower Hamlets Housing Estate

    08/08/2014 6:17:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    Evening Standard ^ | 08 August 2014 | Robin De Peyer
    A nun has taken down a black flag similar to those flown by jihadist fighters in Iraq and Syria after it was spotted flying at the gates of an east London housing estate. The controversial flag sparked outrage after it was pictured flying above the Will Crooks estate in Tower Hamlets, alongside a number of Palestinian flags and slogans in support of Gaza. But when council officers went to the site, in Poplar High Street, they were told the flag had been removed by Sister Christine Frost, a Roman Catholic nun who runs a charity supporting vulnerable residents in the...
  • Facebook pulls jihadi pages hawking ISIS gear after FoxNews.com query

    06/24/2014 6:43:40 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 8 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | June 24, 2014 | Robert Gearty
    Facebook promptly shut down a cluster of pages that peddled T-Shirts, hoodies and action figures touting the murderous terror organization ISIS after FoxNews.com contacted the social media giant to ask why they had not been flagged.
  • Iraq Crisis ... The Bare Faced ISIS Executioner Who Beheads Those Who Fail 'Quranic Quiz'

    06/15/2014 1:01:02 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 52 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 14 Jun 2014 | Colin Freeman
    Iraq crisis: the bare faced ISIS executioner who spreads terror with his open killing • Shakir Wahiyib is a feared enforcer for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham who does not cover up his face in videos of his killings In an army full of masked, black-clad figures, he is the one man who is never shy to show his face. But for those unlucky enough to cross him, the face of Shakir Wahiyib, a feared enforcer for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, is often the last they will ever see. The star of a series of...
  • France Expels Tunisian Accused as Jihadi Recruiter

    06/15/2014 12:54:33 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 14, 2014
    France has expelled a 28-year-old Tunisian it accuses of running a jihadi recruitment ring which is sending fighters to Syria. An Interior Ministry statement Saturday says the unidentified Tunisian was sent back to Tunisia on Thursday "in view of the threat his presence constituted for public security and the safety of the state."
  • Jihadi Militants Ban Smoking And Guns In Conquered Territories

    06/15/2014 12:44:00 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/13/2014
    In a major coup for public health and safety the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has banned smoking, alcohol, and guns in the provinces it conquered just days ago, the International Business Times reports. The Sunni militant group, which seized control of Iraq’s second largest city Thursday and is pushing toward Baghdad, “has a surprisingly sophisticated bureaucracy,” according to the Atlantic. “In Raqqa, they forced shops to close for selling poor products in the suq (market) as well as regular supermarkets and kebab stands—a move that was likely the work of its Consumer Protection Authority office.” ISIS explained its...
  • The Obama Administration’s Slow-Motion Surrender to Jihad

    06/12/2014 1:48:08 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 14 replies
    ACLJ - The American Center for Law and Justice ^ | Jun. 10, 2014 1:57 PM | David French
    If there’s one political silver lining for the Obama administration in the ongoing firestorm over handing the Taliban a substantial victory to retrieve a probable American deserter, it’s that the pundit class has been all but ignoring the supreme foolishness of administration policy in Palestine. Is the State Department actually justifying its embrace of the new Palestinian “unity government” (that includes Hamas, a designated foreign terrorist organization) by claiming that the PA is really run by “technocrats?” Why, yes it is.
  • Canada’s young men joining foreign jihad: Are we doing enough to stop it?

    06/05/2014 8:55:33 PM PDT · by george76 · 35 replies
    CBC News ^ | Jun 05, 2014 | Nazim Baksh, Adrienne Arsenault
    More public outreach in Canada urged as European countries sound alarm on Syria recruitment. An alarming number of radicalized Canadians are joining foreign jihadi groups abroad, prompting calls for intervention as other Western nations boost efforts to stop their citizens from waging attacks at home or on foreign soil. CBC News has learned of as many as two dozen Calgarians who, in the last two years, departed for Syria to join extremist rebel groups. France intercepted four people suspected of trying to recruit militants to fight in Syria last week, following the arrest of a French citizen who joined a...
  • Syria's oldest church desecrated by opposition

    03/23/2014 12:27:51 PM PDT · by Cronos · 8 replies
    Sri Lankan Guardian ^ | 20 Mar 2014 | Robert Fisk
    The battle for Yabroud is over, but its Greek Catholic church has been savagely vandalised by its former rebel occupants, its streets carpeted with cartridge cases, its houses smashed with shell holes. Syria’s soldiers – along with a host of Hezbollah fighters from Lebanon – watched General Badi Ali raise the government flag on Monday, too late to save the beautiful frescoes slashed into ribbons by the men of the Jabhat al-Nusra and the Islamic Front in Syria’s oldest church. The Greek Catholic Church of Our Lady is a place of shame, of burnt copies of the New Testament, paintings...
  • Somalia: Reports indicate American jihadi killed

    09/12/2013 6:25:52 AM PDT · by markomalley · 32 replies
    AP ^ | 9/12/2013
    A rapping jihadi from Alabama who ascended the ranks of Somalia's al-Qaida-linked militant group and was on the FBI's Most Wanted list with a $5 million reward for his capture was killed Thursday in an ambush ordered by the militant group's leader, militants said. Omar Hammami, a native of Daphne, Alabama, who was known as Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki, or "the American," died in southern Somalia following several months on the run after a falling-out with al-Shabab's top leader, the militants said. Reports of Hammami's death crop up every few months in Somalia, only for him to resurface a short while...
  • Worries Mount as Syria Lures West’s Muslims

    07/28/2013 1:40:25 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 16 replies
    NYT ^ | July 27, 2013 | ERIC SCHMITT
    July 27, 2013 Worries Mount as Syria Lures West’s Muslims By ERIC SCHMITT WASHINGTON — A rising number of radicalized young Muslims with Western passports are traveling to Syria to fight with the rebels against the government of Bashar al-Assad, raising fears among American and European intelligence officials of a new terrorist threat when the fighters return home.
  • Woolwich: 'Soldier Dead After Terror Attack'

    05/22/2013 10:41:45 AM PDT · by Eurotwit · 103 replies
    Sky News ^ | 6:31pm UK, Wednesday 22 May 2013 | sky news
    A man reported to be a serving soldier is dead and two people have been shot in Woolwich, south east London, after what Sky sources understand is being treated as a terrorist attack. Downing Street has called a meeting of the Government's Cobra emergency committee after the incident in John Wilson Street, which David Cameron described as "truly shocking". Sky sources understand that senior police officers believe the killing was likely to be a politically-motivated Islamist terrorist attack. Dozens of weapons - including a number of knives - and pools of blood could be seen on the ground, where a...
  • Tag team: Jihadis, hackers join forces to launch cyberattacks on United States

    05/06/2013 9:28:15 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 6 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 6, 2013 | Shaun Waterman
    Middle East- and North Africa-based criminal hackers are preparing cyberattacks this week against the websites of high-profile U.S. government agencies, banks and other companies, according to the Department of Homeland Security. The attacks, dubbed #OpUSA, for Operation USA, will begin Tuesday, the department said in a warning bulletin circulated to the private sector last week. The bulletin was first obtained and posted online by blogger and cybercrime expert Brian Krebs.
  • Owners of 'Terrorista #1' BMW license plate revealed as the SAME friends pictured ...in NYC

    04/28/2013 9:57:29 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 113 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | UPDATED: 04:11 EST, 27 April 2013 | By Daily Mail Reporter and Associated Press Reporter
    Full Title:*****************************************************Owners of 'Terrorista #1' BMW license plate revealed as the SAME friends pictured with the Boston bomber in Times Square***************************************** Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev are from Kazakhstan They were classmates of bombing suspect Dzhokhar TsarnaevDzhokhar may have slept at their house on the night of the bombingThey've been in custody since last Saturday and a lawyer says they are 'shocked' by the allegations against their friend Friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev arrested last week who cruised around in a car with the ‘Terrorista #1’ license plate have also been revealed to be two of the group of friends recently...
  • Tamerlan Tsarnaev got Mass. welfare benefits

    04/24/2013 12:19:57 PM PDT · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 18 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 4/24/2013 | Chris Cassidy
    Marathon bombings mastermind Tamerlan Tsarnaev was living on taxpayer-funded state welfare benefits even as he was delving deep into the world of radical anti-American Islamism, the Herald has learned.
  • ‘He loved us, and we loved him’

    04/19/2013 2:11:18 PM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 8 replies
    MIT News Office ^ | 19 April 2013 | Steve Bradt, MIT News Office
    MIT has identified the police officer killed in the line of duty on Thursday evening as Patrol Officer Sean A. Collier, 26, of Somerville, Mass. Collier had served as a member of the MIT Police since Jan. 9, 2012, following service as a civilian employee with the Somerville Police Department. He was single and a native of Wilmington, Mass. “Sean was one of these guys who really looked at police work as a calling,” said MIT Police Chief John DiFava. “He was born to be a police officer.” Collier was shot Thursday evening following an altercation at the corner of...
  • How a U.S. Citizen Came to Be in America’s Cross Hairs

    03/09/2013 5:40:07 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 32 replies
    How a U.S. Citizen Came to Be in America’s Cross Hairs By MARK MAZZETTI, CHARLIE SAVAGE and SCOTT SHANE WASHINGTON — One morning in late September 2011, a group of American drones took off from an airstrip the C.I.A. had built in the remote southern expanse of Saudi Arabia. The drones crossed the border into Yemen, and were soon hovering over a group of trucks clustered in a desert patch of Jawf Province, a region of the impoverished country once renowned for breeding Arabian horses. A group of men who had just finished breakfast scrambled to get to their trucks....
  • Fort Hood shooting suspect wants death penalty out

    01/24/2013 6:21:20 PM PST · by Rabin · 48 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | : January 24, 2013 | AP Staff
    The new judge in the Fort Hood shooting rampage case faces a controversial decision next week: whether to spare Nidal Hasan a possible death sentence and let him plead guilty in the worst mass shooting on a U.S. military installation. Hasan wants to plead guilty to 13 counts of premeditated murder, Army rules prohibit a judge from accepting a guilty plea in a death penalty case...
  • Who was the white jihadi? Algerian forces find 'two Canadians and at least one Frenchman'

    01/21/2013 6:59:22 AM PST · by george76 · 9 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 21 January 2013 | Peter Allen and Nabila Ramdani
    Canadian passports found on badly burned bodies of two insurgents. One Frenchman among the terrorists... Some of the gunmen 'given short-term contracts by the oil and gas giant'. Attackers 'arrived in cars painted in colours of Algerian state energy firm'. Two of the dead Islamists from Canada were found in the smouldering remains of a compound at the BP gas plant. One security source today confirmed that the Canadians are suspected of having travelled to Libya, where they joined extremists waging Jihad against the west. The men's badly charred corpses were found close to their victims, many of whom had...
  • Israeli UAV Kills Jihadi in Sinai – Report

    08/26/2012 8:16:54 AM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    INN ^ | 8/26/12 | Gil Ronen
    Intelligence sources in Cairo told Egyptian media that an Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) fired at a terrorist in Sinai Sunday and killed him. According to the reports, the terrorist was hit by a missile that was fired at him as he rode a motorcycle in the Bedouin area south of the village of Al-Kasia, about 15 kilometers from the Israeli-Egyptian border. Witnesses said the explosion left a crater two meters wide and 50 centimeters deep.
  • Some labeling Hasan terrorist [Fort Hood massacre]

    08/13/2012 1:33:33 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies
    San Antonio-Express News ^ | August 13, 2012 | Sig Christenson
    FORT HOOD — A string of witnesses in an evidentiary hearing identified Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan as the triggerman at a Fort Hood deployment center that left 45 dead and injured. As his trial nears almost three years later, few here argue over his guilt. They wonder why a psychiatrist would gun down fellow soldiers. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock can explain it. He calls Hasan a domestic terrorist, something prosecutors have never claimed, and says those avoiding the term are indulging in political correctness. “Believe me, my friend, if somebody had jumped up and said, ‘Praise God and...
  • Stealth Islamic Propaganda Shown to Six Million American Students ( Government Schools)

    05/27/2012 11:52:24 AM PDT · by wintertime · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 25, 2012 | Larissa Scott
    On May 16 and 17 of 2012, Channel One Network, a national distributor of educational videos and newscasts viewed daily by over 8,000 middle and high schools, aired a two-part video series, titled "Young and Muslim in America" and "Islam in America." In "Young and Muslim in America: How being a part of Islam changed ten years ago, Part 1," students watch as Muhtasham Sifaat, 18, kneels on a prayer rug inside an empty classroom. His voiceover explains how he moved around a lot when he was younger, but Islam has given him stability. What is not revealed is that...
  • TIP OF THE ICEBERG - THE BEGINNING OF THE END FOR BRITAIN?

    03/29/2012 4:10:28 PM PDT · by andyk · 51 replies
    Youtube ^ | February 26th, 2012 | Unknown
    It's an eye opening experience for a Brit returning to her hometown to witness firsthand the growing muslim extremism in Britain.
  • Sarah Palin Demands Apology From Afghanistan for Murder of U.S. Soldiers

    02/23/2012 1:00:29 PM PST · by kristinn · 249 replies
    Sarah Palin via Facebook ^ | Thursday, February 23, 2012 | Sarah Palin
    Obama apologizes for the inadvertent Koran burning this week; now the U.S. trained and protected Afghan Army can apologize for killing two of our soldiers yesterday.
  • Teen arrested in flight ruckus sang of bin Laden

    02/22/2012 4:46:19 PM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    ap ^ | 2/22/12 | NIGEL DUARA
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Saudi Arabian teenager who authorities say swung his fist at a flight attendant and praised Osama bin Laden during a flight from Portland to Houston has appeared in court. An attorney for 19-year-old Yazeed Mohammed A. Abunayyan (ah-boo-NYE-an) told a federal judge in Portland Wednesday that he needs more time to meet with Abunayyan before he enters a plea. The indictment says Abunayyan interfered with a flight attendant and a flight crew member by refusing to stop smoking. He's also accused of hitting or attempting to hit several passengers. The indictment also says he spoke...
  • Unruly passenger who yelled bin Laden's name was arrested earlier this week

    02/22/2012 3:36:41 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 24 replies
    msnbc.com ^ | Feb. 22, 2012 | KGW
    PORTLAND – A flight out of the Portland International Airport returned to the terminal Tuesday, after the flight crew had a problem with a belligerent passenger who was yelling about terrorism, Portland's KGW reports. Yazeed Mohammed Abunayyan was “yelling profanities and swinging his fist at the flight attendant, hitting or attempting to hit several passengers, and speaking or singing about Usama [Osama] bin Laden and his hatred of women,” according to court documents obtained by KGW. Witnesses said Abunayyan refused to turn off an electronic cigarette when asked by airline staff, according to Port of Portland spokesman Steve Johnson. Then,...
  • New Jihadis Break Stereotypes

    11/08/2011 9:44:14 PM PST · by Cindy · 6 replies
    MAGHAREBIA.com ^ | November 4, 2011 | by Mawassi Lahcen for Magharebia in Casablanca
    SNIPPET: "The latest generation of jihadists has never been to an al-Qaeda training camp. These recruits learn everything they need to know online." SNIPPET: "This change, however, is not restricted to the younger generation. Many of the older elements have replaced the Afghan-style dress and long beard with an appearance that avoids attention from security officers." SNIPPET: "Herein lies the danger from sympathisers and supporters of al-Qaeda. That community is now deemed more active and effective than actual elements of al-Qaeda, especially after the crackdown by security agencies around the world. Therefore, we believe that al-Qaeda is now paying special...
  • Whither the jihadi forums?

    08/01/2011 1:10:28 PM PDT · by Cindy · 114 replies · 1+ views
    INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | August 1, 2011 | n/a
    http://internet-haganah.com/harchives/007413.html "Whither the jihadi forums?" SNIPPET: "There are currently only three jihadi forums that are sufficiently active and well-connected to be of any interest whatsoever. Why we claim to be on the verge of defeating al-Qaida while simultaneously watching passively as they use these forums to regroup and regenerate is beyond me. These are the forums three: • al-Fidaa, a forum created by al-Qaida core. That it is directly linked to al-Qaida by definition moves it to the top of the list. Current membership: 2,462, all of whom can be considered "active" if only because they just joined the forum....
  • Pakistan: Christian girls kidnapped, forced to marry, convert to Islam

    05/31/2011 3:12:17 AM PDT · by Cronos · 6 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | 30 May 2011 | CC
    Two Christian girls--Rebecca Masih and Saima Masih--were forced to marry and convert to Islam after they were kidnapped by a wealthy businessman on May 24. The kidnapping took place in the northeastern Pakistani province of Punjab. “Kidnapping Christian girls, conversion and forced marriages have become common practice in Punjab,” said Haroon Barkat Masih, director of the Masihi Foundation, a Pakistani organization that offers legal aid to persecuted Christians. “Kidnapping Christian girls, conversion and forced marriages have become common practice in Punjab. The police have been bought; instead of serving the Punjab government they are servants of extremist groups. Punjab is...
  • Jihadi Admits plotting to Bomb Federal Courthouse in Illinois

    05/11/2011 5:46:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    atlas shrugs ^ | 5/11/11 | pamela geller
    Apparently the mainstream media is listening to Ground Zero Mosque radical Rauf and maintaining the blackout on jihad in American and 'round the world." Terrorist admits plotting to bomb federal courthouse Jim Kouri A homegrown terrorist, Michael C. Finton, aka “Talib Islam,” pleaded guilty yesterday to attempting to bomb the federal courthouse in Springfield, Ill., in September 2009 and was immediately sentenced to serve 28 years in prison, according to a report obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police's Terrorism Committee. At a hearing Monday in East St. Louis, Illinois, Finton, 31, a U.S. citizen and resident of...
  • 'Wear a headscarf or we will kill you'( what could happen here if...)

    04/17/2011 6:14:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    Mail OnLine ^ | April 17, 2011 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER
    Women who do not wear headscarves are being threatened with violence and even death by Islamic extremists intent on imposing sharia law on parts of Britain, it was claimed today. Other targets of the 'Talibanesque thugs', being investigated by police in the Tower Hamlets area of London, include homosexuals. Stickers have been plastered on public walls stating: 'Gay free zone. Verily Allah is severe in punishment'. It is believed Muslim extremists are behind a spate of attacks being investigated by police, according to the Sunday Times. An Asian woman who works in a pharmacy in east London was told to...
  • Belarus: Blast in Minsk subway kills 7, wounds 35

    04/11/2011 11:06:36 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 9 replies
    MINSK, Belarus – An explosion tore through a key subway station in the Belarusian capital of Minsk during evening rush hour Monday, killing seven people and wounding 50 others, officials said. An Associated Press reporter at the scene saw heavily wounded people being carried out of the Oktyabrskaya subway station, including one person with missing legs.
  • Obama Affinity to Muslim Brotherhood

    02/12/2011 5:43:21 AM PST · by usalady · 21 replies · 1+ views
    Examiner ^ | February 2, 2011 | Martha
    It should not have come as a surprise that when Obama spoke in Egypt when he last visited the country, he invited members of the Muslim Brotherhood to attend.
  • Nazi Buff Turned Jihadi Allegedly Bites FBI Agents

    01/06/2011 5:06:03 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    ABC News ^ | Jan. 6, 2011 | HANNA SIEGEL
    Emerson Begolly Dressed As Nazi, Penned Tribute To Bin LadenA Pennsylvania man who has posted jihadi songs and pictures of himself in Nazi garb online allegedly bit two FBI agents and reached for a loaded gun when the agents attempted to question him. Emerson Begolly, 21, was sitting alone in his car in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant in New Bethlehem, north of Pittsburgh, on Tuesday morning when he was approached by the agents. According to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday, Begolly was "a subject of a criminal investigation" and "agents had reason to believe he might...
  • Chicago man charged in FBI anti-terror sting

    09/21/2010 7:59:36 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 9 replies
    Reuters/YahooNews ^ | 9/20/10 | Andrew Stern
    A man who wanted to carry out a terrorist attack and planted what he thought was a bomb in Chicago has been charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction and an explosive device, authorities said on Monday. Since June, an FBI informant and undercover agents had been in contact with Sami Samir Hassoun, 22, providing him with a fake bomb and more than $3,000 to fulfill his alleged desire to expose supposedly inadequate security measures and embarrass Chicago Mayor Richard Daley into resigning.
  • Scary fanatics like Newt Gingrich turn Ground Zero mosque debate into ugly, stupid spectacle

    08/23/2010 12:39:53 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 84 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Monday, August 23rd 2010 | Mike Lupica
    In the rain of Sunday morning they took to the streets of lower Manhattan, both sides of a mosque debate that will begin to slow down soon like a car running out of gas. There were a thousand or so people there, some supporting the building of a mosque at Park Place and more opposing it, carrying signs about freedom and religion, speaking for God and about America at a place where just about every religion in the world lost someone on Sept. 11, 2001. Somehow, even as this played out, the shouting back and forth near what they all...
  • Authorities Release Al Maqdisi

    07/12/2010 2:25:08 AM PDT · by Cindy · 7 replies
    en.AMMON NEWS.net ^ | July 11, 2010 | n/a
    Note: Photo included. "Authorities release Al Maqdisi" 2010-07-11 SNIPPET: "AMMONNEWS - Jordanian security authorities on Sunday morning released Essam Al Barqawi, known as Abu Muhamamad Al Maqdisi, a prominent figure in the Salafi Jihadist current, three days after he was arrested for violating traffic law. Al Maqdisi told Al Jazeera Net after he was released that he was apprehended while getting his car fixed last Thursday by Preventative Security personnel "who monitor him in all his moves," Al Jazeera reported." SNIPPET: "He expressed that police officers dealt with him with "confusion" considering him a "terrorist," as a police officer told...
  • The New Term for the War on Terror

    05/20/2010 4:35:24 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 29 replies · 479+ views
    theatlantic.com ^ | May 20, 2010 | Marc Ambinder
    If you blinked, you might have missed it. The Obama administration has unofficially rebranded "war on terror" phrase that dominated public discourse throughout the Bush administration. The replacement phrase, carefully chosen, is "CVE" -- Countering Violent Extremism. Early in the administration, the Office of Management and Budget changed the wording of the line item under which the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq were funded. They called it "Overseas Contingency Operations." That phrase was never intended to be for public consumption (and public ridicule), but burrowed bureaucrats leaked it to the press, a field day was had. Countering Violent Extremism is...
  • Somalis Leaving U.S. for Jihad

    12/12/2008 3:57:22 AM PST · by Cindy · 157 replies · 3,859+ views
    PAJAMAS MEDIA via FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE.com ^ | December 12, 2008 | Patrick Poole
    Pajamas Media | Friday, December 12, 2008 The funeral for Shirwa Ahmed last week in Burnsville, Minnesota, punctuated a growing national security threat metastasizing inside the U.S. — one Homeland Security and law enforcement authorities have quickly taken note of. Ahmed, who killed himself in a suicide bombing attack in Somalia in October, is just one of up to 40 men from the Twin Cities area who have disappeared and are feared to have returned to their homeland for training with the al-Shabaab terrorist group to wage jihad. The FBI is investigating similar disappearances in other major Somali communities in...
  • Study abroad with Al Qaeda

    03/10/2010 5:00:47 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies · 357+ views
    Global Post ^ | 03/10/10 | David Case
    Study abroad with Al Qaeda To understand radical Islam, American writer Theo Padnos pretended he was a Muslim and settled himself into Yemen’s radical mosque scene. Years later, his cover has finally been blown. By David Case — GlobalPost Published: March 10, 2010 10:22 ET BOSTON — The dorm — a long corridor lined with shoebox rooms shared by roommates — was just like any other student dwelling, aside from the stained glass windows, the ornate woodwork and loudspeakers blaring with Islam's predawn call to morning worship: “Prayer is better than sleep.” It was like any other student dwelling —...
  • Taliban kill 2 Sikhs, send heads to gurdwara (Sikh temple) [Refused to convert to Islam]

    02/21/2010 12:13:24 PM PST · by James C. Bennett · 44 replies · 1,850+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 21 February 2010 | The Times of India
    PESHAWAR: The Taliban has reportedly beheaded two Sikhs in Pakistan's lawless tribal region bordering Afghanistan and sent the heads to a gurdwara. Jaspal Singh and Mahan Singh, both businessmen, were kidnapped from Tira Valley, in Khyber agency, and Darra Adamkheil, in Orakzai agency, on January 19 and held for ransom. Sources in the area told TOI on Sunday that they were killed because they were paying `protection' money to a rival faction. However, according to security sources in New Delhi, Jaspal and Mahan were reportedly told to convert to Islam or face death. When they refused, their heads were chopped...
  • Taliban Rape Tapes: A ‘Muslim Abu Ghraib’

    02/12/2010 12:47:45 PM PST · by Nachum · 26 replies · 2,229+ views
    big journalism ^ | 2/12/2010 | Brad Thor
    With breaking news out of Palestine today that a top aide to President Mahmoud Abbas has been literally caught with his pants down, rape tapes seem to be popping up all over the pious Muslim world. And some are horrifically worse than others. Last month on the FOX Business Network, Colonel Oliver North revealed a startling piece of information. Conservative mullahs and elements within the Haqqani terror network – known as the backbone of the Taliban and Al Qaeda in the Af/Pak theater – are working to take the Haqqanis down from the inside. Their key weapon is a disturbing...