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  • Rep. Omar Declares Support for Terrorist Financier’s Company in Her Native Somalia

    09/05/2019 2:22:26 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 52 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 03, 2019 | Judicial Watch
    A controversial Minnesota congresswoman known for racially inflammatory anti-Semitic views has publicly declared her support for a terrorist organization in her native Somalia. Democrat Ilhan Omar is demanding that a telecommunications company founded and operated by a renowned terrorist financier, receive protection from that country’s government and peacekeeping forces. An Israeli-based newspaper broke the story a few days ago, but the American mainstream media has been notably silent on the matter. The company, Hormuud Telecommunications, was created and is operated by Ahmed Nur Ali Jim’ale, a chief financier of al–Shabaab, an east African-based jihadist group that serves as Al Qaeda’s...
  • Death toll from truck bomb rises to 276 in deadliest single attack ever in Somalia's capital

    10/15/2017 4:18:28 PM PDT · by BBell · 22 replies ^ | 10/15/17 | Helen Nianias
    Death toll from Mogadishu truck bomb rises to 276 in deadliest single attack ever in Somalia's capitalThe death toll from a truck bomb that exploded near to a hotel and market in Mogadishu rose to 276 on Sunday, making it the worst terrorist atrocity in the country's history. Saturday's savage attack targeted a busy street close to several important ministries in Somalia's capital. Officials say about 300 people were wounded. "This is the deadliest attack ever," police official Ibrahim Mohamed told AFP. "It is very difficult to get a precise number because the dead bodies were taken to different medical...
  • France: Another truck bomb parked near Nice defused, Muslim arrested

    07/16/2016 1:26:03 PM PDT · by george76 · 117 replies
    Pamela Geller, Atlas Shrugs ^ | July 15, 2016 | Pamela Geller
    While Western elites are flapping their tongues praising Islam and warning us to do the same, jihadis are setting the world on fire. The blood is still in the streets of Nice and Muslim soldiers are setting off bombs. “France: Another truck bomb parked near Nice defused, Muslim suspect arrested,” ... All-out war. All-out jihad. But France, says its Prime Minister, is just going to have to get used to it. ... The French Special Forces defused an explosive-laden truck parked on a highway near Nice, local media reports. A bomb disposal operation was conducted on a highway near Nice...
  • TERROR AT STERLING HALL, 40 Years Later, Fugitive Search Continues

    08/23/2010 11:47:45 PM PDT · by Cindy · 17 replies ^ | August 23, 2010 | n/a
    Note: Photo included, Wanted poster included, audio file and transcript include, and a link to America's Most Wanted included. (See below.) # Note: The following text (minus the photos) is a quote: Headline Archives The aftermath of the attack on Sterling Hall at the University of Wisconsin 40 years ago this week. TERROR AT STERLING HALL 40 Years Later, Fugitive Search Continues 08/23/10 Where is Leo Burt? You can earn up to $150,000 by helping us find him. Forty years ago—on August 24, 1970—Burt and three other young men protesting the Vietnam War carried out a pre-dawn bomb attack at...
  • Alleged Terrorist Indicted in New York for the Murder of Five American Soldiers

    12/10/2011 4:15:21 AM PST · by Cindy · 9 replies - New York - Press Release ^ | December 9, 2011 | n/a
    NOTE The following text is a quote: Alleged Terrorist Indicted in New York for the Murder of Five American Soldiers U.S. Attorney’s Office December 09, 2011 Eastern District of New York NEW YORK—Today, a federal grand jury in Brooklyn, N.Y., returned an indictment charging Faruq Khalil Muhammad ‘Isa, 38, aka “Faruk Khalil Muhammad ‘Isa,” “Sayfildin Tahir Sharif” and “Tahir Sharif Sayfildin,” with aiding in the murder of five American soldiers in a suicide-bomb attack in Iraq in April 2009. Specifically, he is charged with the murders of Staff Sergeant Gary L. Woods, 24, of Lebanon Junction, Ky.; Sergeant First...
  • Federal Authorities Probe Possible Terror Threat Around 9/11 Anniversary, Sources Say

    09/08/2011 4:40:57 PM PDT · by Vernon · 50 replies
    FOX News ^ | September 08, 2011 | By Mike Levine
    <p>DEVELOPING -- Federal authorities have come across what they believe may be a credible threat to the U.S. homeland surrounding the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, several sources tell Fox News.</p>
  • Canadian guilty of planning homegrown terror plot (another convert to the ROP)

    02/26/2010 6:13:20 PM PST · by greeneyes · 10 replies · 823+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 2/26/2010 | greeneyes
    A member of a homegrown terrorist group pleaded guilty Friday to participating in a plot to set off truck bombs in front of Canada's main stock exchange and two government buildings.
  • Terror Charges Unsealed in Minnesota Against Eight Defendants, Justice Department Announces

    11/23/2009 2:17:37 PM PST · by Cindy · 23 replies · 996+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Terror Charges Unsealed in Minnesota Against Eight Defendants, Justice Department Announces The Justice Department announced that terrorism charges have been unsealed today in the District of Minnesota against eight defendants. According to the charging documents, the offenses include providing financial support to those who traveled to Somalia to fight on behalf of al-Shabaab, a designated foreign terrorist organization; attending terrorist training camps operated by al-Shabaab; and fighting on behalf of al-Shabaab. Thus far, 14 defendants have been charged in the District of Minnesota in indictments or criminal complaints that have been unsealed and...
  • Huge blast heard in Pakistani city of Peshawar [2 bombs; Taliban claims responsibility]

    09/25/2009 11:22:10 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 31 replies · 1,855+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sept 26, 2009
    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A huge explosion rocked Pakistan's main northwestern city of Peshawar on Saturday, police and residents said. "It was a very big explosion. I could see smoke rising from the scene," Asad Ali, a resident, said by telephone from Peshawar. Police said they were investigating. A Taliban suicide bomber earlier crashed his explosives-laden truck into a police station in Bannu, also in northwestern Pakistan, killing six people and wounding 30, police said.
  • Feds probe alleged terrorists who tried to rent giant truck in suspected Al Qaeda bomb plot

    09/19/2009 10:28:54 AM PDT · by pitinkie · 47 replies · 1,689+ views
    NY Daily ^ | September 19th 2009 | DAILY NEWS WRITERS
    Investigators probed a failed Queens truck rental for ties to a possible Al Qaeda bomb plot yesterday as a chief terror suspect tried making a deal to save his skin. The truck rental bid failed when none of the men could produce a valid credit card. All refused to surrender the identification needed to pay cash, the manager of the Flushing U-Haul said. A team of FBI agents spent 10 hours Thursday combing through the Queens truck rental business. At least three Afghan men - including Ahmad Afzali, a Queens imam identified by a U-Haul employee as one of the...
  • Feds probe alleged terrorists who tried to rent giant truck in suspected Al Qaeda bomb plot

    09/19/2009 2:43:26 AM PDT · by Cindy · 34 replies · 1,811+ views
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Saturday, September 19th 2009, 4:00 AM | Various
    "Feds probe alleged terrorists who tried to rent giant truck in suspected Al Qaeda bomb plot" BY JAMES GORDON MEEK IN WASHINGTON, JUDITH CROSSON IN DENVER, KATE NOCERA, ROCCO PARASCANDOLA AND LARRY MCSHANE DAILY NEWS WRITERS Saturday, September 19th 2009, 4:00 AM Investigators probed a failed Queens truck rental for ties to a possible Al Qaeda bomb plot yesterday as a chief terror suspect tried making a deal to save his skin. The New York end of the expanding federal probe centered on seven Afghan men who tried to rent the biggest truck at a Queens U-Haul on Sept. 9,...
  • Eleven die in Russia bomb attack

    08/17/2009 1:25:23 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 9 replies · 661+ views
    BBC News (U.K.) ^ | August 17, 2009
    At least 11 people have been killed in a powerful bomb attack at a police station in southern Russia, officials and hospital sources say. The suspected suicide bombing in Nazran, main city in the republic of Ingushetia, injured at least 50 others. It is reported to have occurred as staff gathered in a courtyard. Ingushetia, which borders Chechnya, has recently been rocked by shootings, bombings and other attacks on police and government officials. The attacker was reported to have rammed his vehicle into the gates of the police compound as officers were reporting for inspection, government spokesman Kaloi Akhilgov said....
  • At Least 2 Dead, 25 Injured in Pakistani Hotel Explosion

    09/20/2008 8:04:13 AM PDT · by Red Boots · 115 replies · 810+ views
    Fox News ^ | Sept 20, 2008
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A huge explosion ripped through part of the heavily guarded Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Saturday, damaging buildings in a wide radius, killing at least two people and wounding at least 25.
  • Sunni leader attacked in N Iraq

    07/02/2008 9:48:39 AM PDT · by forkinsocket · 72+ views
    BBC ^ | 1 July 2008 | Staff
    Police in Iraq say at least one person has been killed in a truck bomb attack on the home of a Sunni tribal leader known for opposing al-Qaeda extremists. The attack in al-Qaiyara, south of Mosul, left about 20 people injured, including the presumed target, Sheikh Abdul Razaq al-Waqaa. Several houses were destroyed in the powerful blast. In other violence blamed on Sunni militants, at least six were killed in the eastern province of Diyala. The dead included a member of a US-backed Sunni militia who was manning a checkpoint. Troops launched an offensive to re-establish control over the Diyala...
  • Seven dead in Iraq truck bomb blast

    06/30/2008 12:20:32 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 1 replies · 46+ views
    UPI ^ | June 29, 2008 | Staff
    DULUIYAH, Iraq, June 29 (UPI) -- Iraqi officials said six police officers and another victim were killed Sunday in a truck bomb blast about 45 miles north of Baghdad. The explosion happened on a road in Duluiyah where a parked truck packed with explosives was detonated with a remote control device, CNN reported. Included among the dead were six Iraqi police officers and a member of the local Awakening Council, a group comprised of Sunni Arabs recruited by the United States to oppose the activities of al-Qaida In Iraq. Meanwhile in Basra, at least seven gunmen in two cars shot...
  • Truck bomb kills eight soldiers in Algeria

    07/11/2007 10:36:37 AM PDT · by TexKat · 8 replies · 537+ views
    Reuters ^ | 07/11/07 | Lamine Chikhi
    LAKHDARIA, Algeria (Reuters) - A truck bomb exploded at an Algerian army barracks on Wednesday, killing eight soldiers in the deadliest attack claimed by al Qaeda's north Africa wing since a triple suicide bombing in April. The blast in Lakhdaria village 120 km (75 miles) east of the capital in the troubled Kabylie region happened hours before the opening in Algiers of the All Africa Games, a prestigious sports event regarded as Africa's Olympics which Algeria is hosting. "I heard a terrible explosion," said the owner of a coffee shop in Lakhdaria, a settlement surrounded by forested mountains that have...
  • Hateful chatter behind the veil (Wives of Toronto's `accused` terrorists)

    06/29/2006 4:47:27 AM PDT · by fanfan · 128 replies · 4,057+ views
    The Globe and Mail ^ | Thursday, June 29, 2006 | OMAR EL AKKAD AND GREG MCARTHUR
    Hateful chatter behind the veil Key suspects' wives held radical views, Web postings revealMISSISSAUGA — When it came time to write up the premarital agreement between Zakaria Amara and Nada Farooq, Ms. Farooq briefly considered adding a clause that would allow her to ask for a divorce. She said that Mr. Amara (now accused of being a leader of the alleged terror plot that led to the arrests of 17 Muslim men early this month) had to aspire to take part in jihad. "[And] if he ever refuses a clear opportunity to leave for jihad, then i want the choice...
  • Iraq - Truck bomb with chlorine kills 12 in Ramadi

    04/06/2007 11:00:08 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 18 replies · 591+ views
    Reuters (excerpt) ^ | April 7, 2007

    10/18/2006 1:07:44 PM PDT · by Babsig · 652 replies · 27,726+ views
  • NYPD BOOM: Bomb Shock

    09/13/2006 7:12:08 PM PDT · by World_Events · 19 replies · 1,156+ views
    New York Post ^ | 9/13/06 | Geoff Earle
    September 13, 2006 -- Two undercover NYPD cops in a sting operation used $7,000 and the Internet to build a truck bomb big enough to blow up a skyscraper, officials revealed yesterday. In what was dubbed "Operation Kaboom," every purchase the cops made was legal - and aroused little suspicion - even driving their simulated truck bomb throughout the city. Although the two cops had no specialized knowledge of bomb-making, they were able manufacture an explosive more powerful than the one used in the 1993 World Trade Center attack. "We did it with no difficulty whatsoever," said James Falkenrath, the...