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  • Alabama Men Arrested on Terrorism Charges

    12/11/2012 6:39:50 PM PST · by Cindy · 10 replies
    NOTE The following text is a quote: Alabama Men Arrested on Terrorism Charges U.S. Attorney’s Office December 11, 2012 Southern District of Alabama MOBILE, AL—U.S. Attorney Kenyen R. Brown of the Southern District of Alabama and Stephen E. Richardson, Special Agent in Charge of the Mobile Division of the FBI, announced that Mohammad Abdul Rahman Abukhdair, 25, and Randy Wilson, also known as Rasheed Wilson, 25, both U.S. citizens living in Mobile, were arrested today on terrorism charges filed in the Southern District of Alabama. A criminal complaint signed on December 10, 2012, charges Abukhdair and Wilson with conspiring to...
  • Times Square Is Evacuated in Bomb Scare [Pathfinder Had "Propane Tanks, Gasoline and Timing Device"]

    05/01/2010 9:09:39 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 159 replies · 2,869+ views
    NYTimes ^ | May 01st 2010 | RAY RIVERA and KARIN HENRY
    Times Square Is Evacuated in Bomb Scare The scene at Times Square on Saturday night after police found a suspicious package inside a Pathfinder on West 45th Street. RAY RIVERA and KARIN HENRY May 1, 2010 A bomb in Times Square led to the evacuation of thousands of tourists and theatergoers from the area on a warm and busy Saturday evening, the police said. There was no explosion. “It appears to be a car bomb left in a Pathfinder between Seventh and Eighth,” said Deputy Commissioner Paul J. Browne, the Police Department’s chief spokesman. The device, he said, contained “explosive...
  • Westchester Man Sentenced to 121 Months in Prison in Manhattan Federal Court...

    04/20/2010 4:04:21 AM PDT · by Cindy · 1 replies · 451+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Westchester Man Sentenced to 121 Months in Prison in Manhattan Federal Court for Attempting to Finance Terrorism and Perpetrating Massive Investment Fraud PREET BHARARA, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ABDUL TAWALA IBN ALI ALISHTARI was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to 121 months in prison after previously pleading guilty to charges of terrorism financing and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. The sentence was imposed by United States District Judge ALVIN K. HELLERSTEIN. According to the Information to which ALISHTARI pleaded guilty, other publicly filed...
  • Internationalizing the Jihadist Threat from Pakistan-Afghanistan

    01/26/2010 4:04:22 AM PST · by Cindy · 227+ views
    INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT - IPT News ^ | January 25, 2010 | n/a
    "Internationalizing the Jihadist Threat from Pakistan-Afghanistan" "American terror arrests show reach of al Qaeda-affiliated jihadi groups along Pakistan-Afghanistan border" IPT News January 25, 2010 SNIPPET: "Much of the Afghan Taliban leadership is in the Pakistani city of Quetta, which borders southern Afghanistan. Supreme leader Mullah Muhammad Omar reportedly conducts Taliban operations in Quetta and raises money from wealthy Persian Gulf states to supply guns and fighters for the insurgency in southern Afghanistan." SNIPPET: "Al Qaeda's alliance with terrorist groups in Pakistan and the lawless tribal region bordering Afghanistan has bolstered its ability to plan international attacks directed at the United...
  • Yemen terror camps attract 'stream of Britons'

    12/28/2009 1:58:25 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 12 replies · 431+ views
    guardian.co.uk/ ^ | December 28 2009 | Matthew Taylor, Richard Norton-Taylor and Sandra Laville
    Security officials in Yemen said today that 29 al-Qaida suspects had been arrested as part of a new crackdown on the terrorist group. "There is a steady stream of people travelling to Yemen and travel to Yemen is something that is of concern to us," said a UK security source.
  • Teenage bombers are rescued from Taleban suicide training camps

    07/26/2009 7:40:40 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies · 777+ views
    TimesOnline ^ | July 27, 2009 | Zahid Hussain
    Murad Ali, one of five schoolboy suicide bombers rescued from a Taleban training camp, looks haggard beyond his 13 years. He was thrilled at first when he was given a gun, but Murad told The Times last week of his ordeal at the hands of the Islamists, who have kidnapped 1,500 children like him to prepare for their fatal missions. Murad was studying in class five in Mingora, the main city in northwest Pakistan’s Swat Valley, when the Islamists abducted him and took him to their remote mountain base in Chuprial. Looking drained in his smudged clothes and dirty sandals,...
  • Ali Al-Marri Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to Al-Qaeda

    04/30/2009 5:10:56 PM PDT · by Cindy · 14 replies · 1,627+ views
    US DOJ.gov/opa - Press Release ^ | April 30, 2009 | n/a
    Note: The following text is a quote: Ali Al-Marri Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to Al-Qaeda Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri, 43, a dual national of Saudi Arabia and Qatar, has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to al-Qaeda. Al-Marri entered his guilty plea at a hearing this afternoon before Judge Michael M. Mihm in U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois. In so doing, al-Marri admitted that he agreed with others to provide material support or resources to al-Qaeda in the form of personnel, including himself, to work under al-Qaeda’s...
  • In conspiracy trial, dark tale emerges of jihad training

    04/29/2009 5:47:05 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 2 replies · 358+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | April 29, 2009 | Mike Carter
    NEW YORK — Speaking publicly for the first time, former Seattle resident James Ujaama testified Tuesday about his efforts in 1999 to create a terrorist training camp in rural Oregon for would-be jihad warriors wishing to take up the fight against the U.S.-backed Northern Alliance in Afghanistan. Among the instructors would be Oussama Kassir, a Swedish jihadist who once bragged he had been a bodyguard for Osama bin Laden. Ujaama, appearing thin and graying and dressed in oversized prison overalls, took the witness stand in the terrorism conspiracy trial of Kassir, who is accused of traveling from London to the...
  • Report: Al-Qaeda recruiting white Europeans

    06/21/2008 9:43:00 PM PDT · by Flavius · 40 replies · 155+ views
    ynet ^ | 6/21/08 | ynet
    US intelligence officials fear al-Qaeda currently training white Europeans in Pakistani camps to carry out terror attacks in Europe, North America. Intelligence director: Europeans can enter US without passport, blend in more easily