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  • Terror Threat Intelligence Not New-Agencies knew of threat to embassies, officials for months

    08/05/2013 2:49:38 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 42 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8-5-2013 | Bill Gertz - Commentary
    August 5, 2013 Terror Threat Intelligence Not New Agencies knew of threat to embassies, officials for months Bill Gertz Intelligence regarding al Qaeda plans to attack U.S. embassies, officials, and interests last Sunday was known for months by U.S. intelligence agencies but was used only recently to trigger the closure of embassies and issuance of public warnings of impending attacks. Al Qaeda “chatter” about coming terrorist operations, mainly against 22 U.S. embassies and consulates, and threats to attack or bomb officials in the Middle East and elsewhere was widely reported in classified intelligence reports over several months. The report said...
  • Indonesia 'foils plot to attack US missions'

    10/27/2012 4:17:04 PM PDT · by Cindy · 22 replies
    (AFP) via FRANCE24.com ^ | 27 OCTOBER 2012 - 17H48 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "Indonesian anti-terror police, Densus 88 secure a terror suspect's house during a raid in Mojosongo, Solo in Central Java. Indonesian police have arrested 11 members of an Islamic group allegedly planning attacks on American diplomatic missions, a spokesman says." SNIPPET: "The group had planned to hit the US embassy and a US consulate, as well as a building near the Australian embassy in the capital Jakarta that houses the office of American mining giant Freeport-McMoran, police said. Police said they were from a new outfit called HASMI, the Sunni Movement for Indonesian Society, and explosives and a bomb-making manual...
  • Anti-Jihad Ads Considered Constitutional

    10/01/2012 2:02:13 PM PDT · by Cindy · 67 replies
    COLLEGIAN.csufresno.edu - Top Opinion Story ^ | September 24, 2012 | Liana Whitehead
    SNIPPET: "New York City is the center of a public uproar as Internet blogger Pamela Gellar rises with an “anti-jihad” ad campaign." SNIPPET: "Gellar and her group are protesting the Jihad, which in definition is the religious duty of Muslims. According to the Dictionary of Islam, jihad is defined as “A religious war with those who are unbelievers in the mission of Muhammad . . . enjoined especially for the purpose of advancing Islam and repelling evil from Muslims.” The literal meaning of jihad, according to the British Broadcasting Network, “is struggle or effort, and it means much more than...
  • UPI Exclusive: Pearl tracked al Qaida

    09/30/2002 5:18:35 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 33 replies · 3,611+ views
    United Press International ^ | September 30, 2002
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was investigating the man who allegedly planned the Sept. 11 airplane hijackings and attacks on New York and Washington when he was kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan, according to two former Central Intelligence Agency officials. Bob Baer, a former case officer in the agency's Directorate of Operations, said he provided Pearl with unpublished information about Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, who has since been accused by American officials of being one of the masterminds of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and a top aide to Osama bin Laden. Mohammed is...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Alert Issued for 17 Afghan Military Members AWOL From U.S. Air Force Base

    06/17/2010 3:59:12 PM PDT · by TaraP · 113 replies · 3,961+ views
    Fox News ^ | June 17th, 2010
    A nationwide alert has been issued for 17 members of the Afghan military who have gone AWOL from a Texas Air Force base where foreign military officers who are training to become pilots are taught English, FoxNews.com has learned. The Afghan officers and enlisted men have security badges that give them access to secure U.S. defense installations, according to the lookout bulletin, "Afghan Military Deserters in CONUS [Continental U.S.]," issued by Naval Criminal Investigative Service in Dallas, and obtained by FoxNews.com. The Afghans were attending the Defense Language Institute at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. The DLI program teaches...
  • North American Muslims issue fatwa

    01/08/2010 10:20:13 PM PST · by spyone · 425 replies · 14,076+ views
    http://www.islamicsupremecouncil.com/iscc-fatwa-against%20terrorism.htm ^ | January 8, 2010 | Islamic Supreme Council of Canada
    Date: January 8, 2010 ISCC affiliated Imams Issue Important Fatwa Attack on Canada and the United States is Attack on Muslims Over 10 million Muslims Live in North America Calgary) Twenty Imams affiliated with the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada have issued a Fatwa today declaring the attacks on Canada and the United States by any extremist will be the attack on 10 million Muslims living in North America. This is the first Fatwa by the Muslim clergy declaring attacks on Canada and the United States as attack on Muslims. Following is the text of the Fatwa. FATWA (religious edict)...
  • Senior al Qaeda leader captured in Afghanistan

    11/15/2008 1:18:00 PM PST · by gandalftb · 13 replies · 751+ views
    CNN.com ^ | 5:03 p.m. EST, November 13, 2006 | staff
    KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) -- A senior al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan who escaped last year from Bagram prison has been captured, U.S. military sources said Monday. Abu Nasir al-Qahtani was among six people arrested last Monday during a raid by coalition and Afghan forces in Khost province, the sources said. A coalition military press release issued at the time of al-Qahtani's arrest described him only as a "known al Qaeda terrorist" and said he was taken into custody along with Saudi and Pakistani nationals. Al-Qahtani was one of four al Qaeda detainees who escaped from the high-security detention facility at...
  • SECURITY COUNCIL AL-QAIDA AND TALIBAN SANCTIONS COMMITTEE ADDS NAME OF ONE INDIVIDUAL...

    10/15/2009 6:17:34 PM PDT · by Cindy · 7 replies · 421+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York SECURITY COUNCIL AL-QAIDA AND TALIBAN SANCTIONS COMMITTEE ADDS NAME OF ONE INDIVIDUAL TO CONSOLIDATED LIST On 27 May 2009, the Security Council Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee approved the addition of the entry specified below to its Consolidated List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations. C. Individuals associated with Al-Qaida QI.H.269.09....
  • Suspected Jihadi Held at Airport

    08/31/2009 1:01:09 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies · 410+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 31 August 2009
    authorities called back an aircraft from the runway on Sunday to arrest a suspected jihadi who had a lookout notice issued against him by the Intelligence Bureau. The Kerala Police is still in the dark about Kabir, a resident of Rippon in Wayanad district, but unconfirmed reports say the IB suspects him of being involved in terror attacks, including the Bangalore blasts in 2008. He is also believed to be close to absconding Indian Mujahideen commander Tadiyantavide Nasir, who is also wanted for the Bangalore serial blasts. Kabir was held at the end of some dramatic moments, which saw a...
  • German charged with Al Qaeda membership

    07/08/2009 9:01:44 PM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies · 539+ views
    SNIPPET: "Aleem N. is then accused of then having transported the equipment and money to al-Qaida contacts in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region. Sermet I. visited Aleem N. many times at his apartment in the town of Germersheim in western Germany, prosecutors said. The German of Pakistani heritage, who has been identified by his family as Aleem Nasir, went on trial in December in Koblenz, also charged with membership in Al Qaeda. A verdict is expected next Monday. In another linked case, prosecutors in March charged 31-year-old Omer O. with membership in Al Qaeda on allegations he was collecting money and...
  • Careless talk costs lives on Baghdad streets

    01/29/2005 11:31:32 AM PST · by ijcr · 26 replies · 1,294+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | January 29, 2005 | Paul McGeough
    Ahmed Resain has his back to the door, so he does not see the gunman alight from a car outside his rudimentary Al Pasha hairdressing salon, in Baghdad's dusty Al-Salam quarter. The assailant strides deliberately into the shop and coldly turns to face Ahmed. He presses a pistol to the stunned barber's lower lip, carefully angling the weapon to ensure that the bullet exits through his left jaw. Ahmed, 37, is still standing - but three shots to his legs as the gunman makes his getaway drop him to the floor in a pool of his own blood. His survival...
  • Son of Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan Arrested Following Hit-and-Run Accident

    05/11/2003 2:41:33 PM PDT · by Lorenb420 · 10 replies · 256+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | 2003-05-11 | AP
    <p>ALPARAISO, Ind. — The 44-year-old son of Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan was arrested by the Indiana State Police this weekend following a hit-and-run accident.</p> <p>Nasir H. Farrakhan, of Chicago, was being held at the Porter County Jail Sunday on probable cause for multiple charges resulting from the incident.</p>