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  • Al Qaeda-linked plot to attack passenger train broken up by Canadian,US [Canada creates Terrorists!]

    04/22/2013 3:06:15 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 29 replies
    Fox - non State Media ^ | April 22 2013 | FNS
    Canadian authorities announced Monday they have broken up an Al Qaeda-linked terror plot to attack a passenger train as it crossed over a bridge in the Toronto area. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Monday that two suspects have been arrested on terrorism charges. Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser, who live in greater Montreal and Toronto -- were conspiring to carry out an Al Qaeda-supported attack against Via Rail, but posed no immediate threat to the public. "It was definitely in the planning stage but not imminent," RCMP chief superintendent Jennifer Strachan told reporters at a news conference. Read more:...
  • French Claim Prisoner is Full of bin Laden Info

    02/15/2005 7:31:07 PM PST · by Calpernia · 39 replies · 1,165+ views
    AFP via Yahoo, Singapore ^ | Monday February 11, 12:39 AM | NY Transfer News Collective
    Algerian radical spills beans on bin Laden "terror network" An Algerian Islamic radical arrested in France has proved a goldmine for investigators probing Osama bin Laden's militant network in Europe in the wake of the September 11 attacks, magistrates told AFP. French investigators now believe that after key testimonies from a handful of well placed members of bin Laden's al-Qaeda network the exiled Saudi extremist's secret organisation in Europe is unravelling fast. Since his arrest in Paris last Monday 27-year-old Yacine Aknouche has revealed his links with several al-Qaeda suspects including "shoe-bomber" Richard Reid and Zacarias Moussaoui, the alleged "20th...
  • Alleged terrorist missing after being deported

    03/04/2003 2:30:14 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 4 replies · 199+ views
    Canada Press ^ | March 4, 2003 | BRIAN DALY
    MONTREAL (CP) - The family of accused terrorist collaborator Mourad Ikhlef said Monday they fear for his life after he went missing following his deportation to Algeria. Ikhlef, who was flown to Algiers from Montreal on Friday, had claimed he might be killed if he were sent back to his North African homeland. An official with the federal Immigration Department, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed Ikhlef's deportation on Monday, adding the department didn't know his whereabouts. "I don't know what the situation is," said the official. "I'm not even going to speculate why he hasn't shown." Ikhlef's brother,...
  • Ressam gets 22 years for millennium bomb plot

    12/03/2008 3:16:11 PM PST · by jazusamo · 15 replies · 504+ views
    Seattle Times ^ | December 3, 2008 | Mike Carter
    Ahmed Ressam was resentenced this morning to 22 years in federal prison for conspiring to bomb the Los Angeles International Airport despite telling a judge that he recanted everything he has told the federal government about terrorist activities. Federal prosecutors had urged U.S. District Judge John Coughenour to send Ressam to prison for life — a sentence Ressam said he would accept now that he had cleared his conscience about his cooperation, which ended in 2003. Prosecutors pointed out that Ressam's defiance has cost two high-profile terrorism prosecutions so far, and that Ressam has actively tried to help the cases...
  • O'Reilly Guest Falsely Claimed President Clinton Prevented Millennium Attacks On U.S.

    02/09/2006 8:27:11 PM PST · by infoguy · 3 replies · 262+ views ^ | 9 February 2006 | Dave Pierre
    Nancy Soderberg, a former Ambassador to the United Nations and Foreign Policy Advisor under the Clinton administration, repeated the often-heard myth that President Clinton prevented Millennium attacks on the United States. Soderberg made the debunked claim as a guest on tonight's episode of The O'Reilly Factor (Thursday, February 9, 2006).Soderberg's claim would refer to the arrest of terrorist Ahmed Ressam at the U.S-Canada border on December 14, 1999. It was later learned that Ressam planned to bomb Los Angeles International Airport on or around New Year's Day 2000. Clinton defenders have often falsely cited this incident as evidence that...
  • Prosecutors to appeal Ressam sentence

    08/27/2005 12:42:26 AM PDT · by Don W · 12 replies · 376+ views
    KONP radio's website ^ | August 26, 2005 | KONP radio's website
    Prosecutors to appeal Ressam sentence August 26th, 2005 - 12:29pm (Seattle) -- Federal prosecutors say they will appeal the 22-year prison sentence of Ahmed Ressam, the Algerian national arrested in Port Angeles in 1999 and convicted of plotting to bomb LAX. The sentence handed down last month was significantly lower than the 35 years prosecutors had recommended, but could have been shorter still had Ressam agreed to testify against two of his alleged co-conspirators. In a statement today announcing his plans to appeal, U.S. Attorney John McKay says the standard sentencing range for the crimes Ressam committed is 65 years...
  • (LA) Airport bomb plotter is imprisoned for 22 years (Algerian terrorist)

    07/27/2005 4:43:36 PM PDT · by Indy Pendance · 7 replies · 458+ views
    FT ^ | 7-27-05 | Tomas Alex Tizon and Alicia Wittmeyer
    The Algerian terrorist who plotted to blow up Los Angeles International Airport at the height of New Year celebrations five years ago was sentenced to 22 years in prison on Wednesday. Defence lawyers had asked for 12½ years for Ahmed Ressam, 38, while prosecutors wanted 35 years. Mr Ressam, who had briefly co-operated with authorities in tracking down other terrorists, said nothing in court, but Thomas Hillier, a federal public defender, said his client had given John Coughenour, a US district judge, a note prior to the sentencing. The note, according to Mr Hillier, said: “I am sorry for what...
  • Controversial Muslim cleric is arrested while sneaking into the U.S.

    01/27/2011 6:07:58 AM PST · by epithermal · 32 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 27, 2011 | Richard Marosi
    Reporting from San Diego — U.S. border authorities have arrested a controversial Muslim cleric who was deported from Canada to Tunisia three years ago and was caught earlier this month trying to sneak into California in the trunk of a BMW, according to court documents. Said Jaziri, the former imam of a Muslim congregation in Montreal, was hidden in a car driven by a San Diego-area man who was pulled over by U.S. Border Patrol agents near an Indian casino east of San Diego on Jan. 11. Jaziri had allegedly paid a Tijuana-based smuggling group $5,000 to get him across...
  • Canada Extradited Bombing Plot Suspect; Held in Dutch Jail

    07/19/2002 5:23:54 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 2 replies · 260+ views
    Worldnews Headlines ^ | July 19 2002 | The Associated Press
    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — A suspect wanted in a plot to blow up the U.S. Embassy in Paris has been extradited from Canada and ordered held in a Dutch jail for investigation, prosecutors said Friday. The Algerian-born suspect, identified in court documents as Amine Mezbar, 34, was transferred to the Netherlands Thursday evening and brought before a judicial commission Friday in Rotterdam, where two other suspects in the case also are being held. No trial date has been set, said Marjan van Kempen of the public prosecutor's office. In the normal judicial process, the judicial commission's task is to affirm...
  • "Take your knife and cut the throat of each Christian around you. No pity."

    02/13/2009 10:54:12 PM PST · by Cindy · 18 replies · 1,148+ views
    Februrary 13, 2009 ^ | February 13, 2009 | (Tu Thanh Ha for the Globe and Mail) via JIHAD
    February 13, 2009 SNIPPET: "He was a small-time hoodlum with a big chip on his shoulders, a man who spoke of Jihad, researched bomb-making techniques and looked at a nuclear plant, the Montreal Stock Exchange and a military base as possible terrorism targets. In the end, Omar Bulphred, a 23-year-old native of Algeria, and an accomplice settled for firebombing two Jewish institutions before getting arrested after police heard them talk about abducting a gay man at random to rob him and cut his throat. The troubling story of the two Montreal terrorist wannabes can be told following Mr. Bulphred's guilty...
  • Montreal Jewish school firebomber gets 4-year sentence

    11/17/2008 10:23:55 PM PST · by Cindy · 27 replies · 731+ views
    CBC. News/"With files from the Canadian Press" ^ | Last Updated: Monday, November 17, 2008 | 5:35 PM ET | CBC NEWS
    SNIPPET: "Judge calls Molotov cocktail attack racist, hateful act of terrorism" ARTICLE SNIPPET: "A Montreal man accused of firebombing a Jewish school was sentenced to four years in prison for what a judge described as a terrorist act. Azim Ibragimov, 25, pleaded guilty earlier this year to firebombing the Skver-Toldos Orthodox Jewish Boys School in Outremont in 2006, and attempting to attack the Snowdon YM-YWHA the following year. He also pleaded guilty to uttering threats in the form of letters that claimed the crimes were committed in the name of Islamic Jihad, a militant group that vows to destroy Israel...
  • Canadian charged in terrorism aid attempt

    05/26/2004 3:33:00 AM PDT · by kattracks · 9 replies · 223+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 5/26/04 | AP
    NEW YORK -- The chairman of a Canadian shipping company was charged with attempting to aid terrorists by sending night-vision goggles and other equipment to the Hezbollah, U.S. officials said Tuesday. Naji Antoine Abi Khalil, 39, of Montreal, who holds dual citizenship in Lebanon and Canada, was charged Monday night and ordered detained by a federal magistrate judge in Manhattan, federal prosecutors said. Prosecutors identified Khalil as chairman and general manager of New Line Services, an import-export company based in Montreal. The night-vision goggles probe grew out of Khalil's dealings with a government confidential witness while he was the subject...
  • Remember the shoe bomber? When American were still honest and proud of their country..

    06/27/2009 9:32:15 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 29 replies · 1,997+ views
    email | 6/28/09 | unknown
    our America before Obama - a true American judge...BEAUTIFUL! MUST READ and Pass it on, just to remind everybody what we are loosing because of IDIOTS!!! Remember the shoe bomber? When America was "a shining city upon a hill whose beacon light guides freedom-loving people everywhere"? Remember the guy who got on a plane with a bomb built into his shoe and tried to light it? Did you know his trial is over? Did you know he was sentenced? Did you see/hear any of the judge's comments on TV or Radio? Didn't think so.!!! Everyone should hear what the judge...
  • [Canada:]Al-Qaeda fighter 'arbitrarily detained' by CSIS: report

    10/31/2007 2:39:13 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 6 replies · 134+ views
    National Post ^ | October 30, 2007 | Stewart Bell
    A government committee has concluded that Mohammed Mansour Jabarah was "arbitrarily detained" by CSIS when it helped the admitted al-Qaeda member surrender to FBI agents five years ago. The Security Intelligence Review Committee also found his right to silence as protected under the Charter of Rights was violated as well as his right to counsel. "Furthermore, his right to remain in Canada as protected by section 6 of the Charter [mobility rights] was violated," says a report from the committee. The committee, chaired by former Manitoba premier Gary Filmon, made six recommendations, principal among them the need to obtain formal...
  • Montreal man downed U.S. Plane, CSIS told

    08/27/2004 12:02:32 PM PDT · by Juan Medén · 17 replies · 2,191+ views
    National Post (Canada) ^ | 8/27/04 | Stewart Bell
    Friday, August 27, 2004 A captured al-Qaeda operative has told Canadian intelligence investigators that a Montreal man who trained in Afghanistan alongside the 9/11 hijackers was responsible for the crash of an American Airlines flight in New York three years ago. Canadian Security Intelligence Service agents were told during five days of interviews with the source that Abderraouf Jdey, a Canadian citizen also known as Farouk the Tunisian, had downed the plane with explosives on Nov. 12, 2001. The source claimed Jdey had used his Canadian passport to board Flight 587 and "conducted a suicide mission" with a small bomb...
  • Canadian admits to plotting attacks

    01/11/2003 10:48:20 AM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 6 replies · 331+ views
    National Post (Canada) ^ | January 10, 2003 | Stewart Bell
    Canadian admits to plotting attacksReport details role of St. Catharines man  Stewart Bell, National Post.   Friday, January 10, 2003 A Canadian man has confessed he was sent to Southeast Asia by al-Qaeda to organize a terrorist cell that plotted a massive assault that involved setting off simultaneous truck bombs at six Western buildings in Singapore. A 50-page report released yesterday by the government of Singapore provides the first official details of the terrorist activities of Mohammed Mansour Jabarah, a 20-year-old student from St. Catharines. It said Mr. Jabarah had admitted he was dispatched by al-Qaeda after Sept. 11 to...
  • Captured Qaeda Member Gives Details on Group's Operations

    07/26/2002 11:16:24 PM PDT · by kattracks · 4 replies · 247+ views
    New York Times ^ | 7/26/02 | WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM
    member of Al Qaeda who was involved in plans to blow up the United States Embassy in Singapore is providing federal authorities with important new details about that plot and other aspects of the Qaeda terrorist group's operations, law enforcement officials said yesterday.The Qaeda operative, Mohamed Mansur Jabarah, is being questioned by members of the F.B.I.-N.Y.P.D. Joint Terrorist Task Force at a military base in the northeastern United States. The officials said Mr. Jabarah had been one of the most cooperative of the Qaeda members detained since the Sept. 11 attacks and was likely to testify at trials of...
  • Al-Qaida-linked suspect held in U.S. - Detainee cooperating with FBI

    07/26/2002 3:48:36 PM PDT · by Brian Mosely · 8 replies · 229+ views
    NBC NEWS/MSNBC ^ | By Jim Popkin and Pete Williams
    WASHINGTON, July 26 — A suspected terrorist planner linked to al-Qaida has been flown to the United States, where he is cooperating with the FBI, U.S. officials told NBC News. Officials said Friday that the man had admitted his involvement in a plot to bomb the U.S. and Israeli embassies in Singapore and could be called to testify against Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person charged with direct involvement in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. THE MAN, Mohamed Mansour Jabarah, 20, of Ontario, was arrested in Oman earlier this year. Omani officials passed along information from Jabarah to U.S. officials, who...
  • RCMP Raids Toronto Tamil Offices

    04/23/2006 5:08:22 PM PDT · by NorthOf45 · 9 replies · 1,761+ views
    Toronto Star ^ | April 23, 2006 | Surya Bhattacharya and Michelle Shephard
    RCMP raids Toronto Tamil offices Tigers outlawed as a terrorist group Toronto Star Surya Bhattacharya and Michelle Shephard April 23, 2006 Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers raided the Scarborough and Toronto offices of the World Tamil Movement yesterday, sealing off the building with yellow police tape and carting off boxes of documents. Police hit offices at 39 Consentino Dr. in Scarborough, and later yesterday the community Tamil radio station reported a similar raid on the Toronto office on Eaton Ave., near Wellesley and Parliament Sts. in downtown Toronto. The World Tamil Movement maintains a third office here at 1231 Ellesmere...
  • 12 teens escape firebombing of Jewish school

    09/04/2006 11:31:17 AM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 28 replies · 1,191+ views
    The Gazette ^ | September 4, 2006 | JAN RAVENSBERGEN, ALANA COATES
    The masked man who firebombed an Orthodox Jewish school in Outremont on the weekend initially aimed his burning Molotov cocktail at the window of a classroom occupied only 20 minutes earlier by at least 12 teenage boys, surveillance tapes show. The man, who is believed by police to be in his 20s, remains at large. The tapes show 12 religious-school students who spent Friday evening in the classroom leaving along the school's front sidewalk between 11:40 p.m. and 11:42 p.m. As many as 20 students - age 14 to 16 - usually attend the regular Sabbath evening dinner and get-together...