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  • Syria, Iraq and the United States: A Gathering Storm

    06/09/2004 12:06:20 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 31 replies · 301+ views
    JINSA ^ | June 4, 2004 | Jonathan Howland
    U.S. military forces have discovered a smuggling ring moving copious quantities of explosives and weapons from Iraq to terrorist training camps constructed by the Saddam Hussein regime inside Syria prior to Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). The Pentagon also announced that the structure bombed by U.S. warplanes last week, described by many major media outlets as a wedding celebration at a private ranching operation, was actually a "dormitory-like" facility used as a "safe house" to facilitate the clandestine movement of foreign terrorists into Iraq from Syria. According to Pentagon officials, small arms, explosives, and bomb making materials are being removed from...
  • Hawaii Man Arrested on Terrorism-Related Charge

    10/25/2010 10:31:28 PM PDT · by Cindy · 26 replies · 1+ views
    CNN.com ^ | ctober 26, 2010 12:09 a.m. EDT | n/a
    (CNN) -- SNIPPET: "The charge centers around a one-way ticket that authorities allege Abdel Hameed Shehadeh purchased from Queens, New York, to Islamabad, Pakistan. Shehadeh originally told investigators that the purpose of his trip was to visit an Islamic university and attend a friend's engagement party. But he later admitted to FBI agents in Hawaii that he bought the ticket in order to join a fighting group such as the Taliban, according to a criminal complaint unsealed in New York Monday."
  • Dozens Report UFO Over New York City

    10/14/2010 4:14:29 PM PDT · by FromLori · 29 replies · 1+ views
    Fox ^ | 10/14/10 | FRANK ROSARIO
    <p>Has Chelsea become so trendy even Martians are scouting for co-ops?</p> <p>A silvery vision of a dozen balloon-like dots hovering in yesterday's clear-blue sky over West 23rd Street in Manhattan had thousands speculating the mysterious objects might be UFOs.</p> <p>Callers began phoning the NYPD and Federal Aviation Administration at 1:30 p.m. with reports of the strange, silver objects high in the sky.</p>
  • Truck mows down Indian wedding party

    02/16/2010 3:46:32 AM PST · by myknowledge · 5 replies · 455+ views
    Nine News ^ | February 16, 2010
    Eight people have died and 40 have been injured when the driver of a truck lost control and ploughed into a wedding procession in western India, police said. All the victims were friends of the groom accompanying him to the wedding late on Monday in a village near Jaipur, capital of western Rajasthan state, B.L. Soni, a senior police officer told AFP. "It appears the driver was speeding and lost control of the vehicle, mowing down those who were walking along the road," Soni said on Tuesday. The groom was safe, but some relatives sustained minor injuries, the officer added....
  • Ferry with wedding party sinks in Nile (A Big WhEW!! Goooood News thread!)

    08/17/2007 7:18:31 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 344+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/17/07 | Salah Nasrawi - ap
    CAIRO, Egypt - A ferry carrying a wedding party sank in the Nile south of Cairo on Friday and raised fears of casualties, but police later said they believed all passengers were accounted for. Hundreds of people were attending the late-night party on the Princess Hidy ferry when it began sinking in the river off Beni Sweif, a town some 125 miles south of Cairo, officials said. The boat, which was near the shore, went down around midnight as people were singing and dancing, said police officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to...
  • 10 Killed in Shootout at Baghdad Mosque

    09/27/2006 1:02:09 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 6 replies · 462+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | September 27, 2006 at 11:25:15 PDT | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - At least people were killed and 11 wounded in shootout outside Sunni mosque in northern Baghdad on Wednesday, Iraqi police said. --
  • Bombed trucks were 'carrying food' [Barf Alert]

    07/18/2006 11:45:37 PM PDT · by yankeedame · 63 replies · 1,231+ views
    News.Com.AU ^ | 19-07-06 | staff writer
    Bombed trucks were 'carrying food' 19-07-2006 From: Agence France-Presse   FOUR lorries destroyed by Israeli air raids near the Christian town of Zahle in Lebanon's Bekaa valley yesterday were carrying nothing but medicines and food provisions, awitness says.An Israeli military spokesman said the lorries had been carrying arms, munitions and explosives from Syria bound for Hezbollah fighters operating in the Bekaa valley. An AFP journalist saw that one of the lorries was transporting medicine from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Another had been carrying vegetable oil, which spilled over the road, a third had a cargo of provisions and...
  • DAMADOLA Update

    01/25/2006 7:58:42 AM PST · by IrishMike · 26 replies · 793+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 01/23/2006 | Clarice Feldman
    "IT SEEMS THE PAKASTANI AUTHORITIES ARE AS ANXIOUS TO FIND THE SECRETED BODIES AS AL QAEDA WAS TO HIDE THEM" "... for those that are interested here are all the Al Qaeda leaders who have been listed as being KILLED in Damadola at present........." Abu Khabab al- Masri (WMD committee head).... Abd Rahman al-Masri al-Maghribi (Zawahiri's son in law)... Abu Ubeidah al-Masri (KUNAR operations Chief).... Marwan al-Suri (Waziristan operations Chief).... Khalid Habib (southeastern Afghan Commander).... Abdul Hadi al- Iraqi ( Southwestern Afghan Commander)..... "..But this looks like the biggest single decapation strike on the Al-Qaeda leadership...."
  • RCMP allege clips of Bin Laden's voice on confiscated laptop

    06/15/2005 7:42:01 AM PDT · by MikeEdwards · 3 replies · 666+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | June 15, 2005 | Judi McLeod
    Zaynab Khadr claims she didn’t know that terrorist Osama bin Laden would attend her wedding in Pakistan. Now the 25-year-old says she didn’t know clips of bin Laden’s voice calling for the killing of Americans were on the laptop computer seized by the RCMP at Pearson airport when she returned to Canada last February.
  • Iraqi 'Wedding Party' Had Terrorist Ties

    05/25/2004 12:08:26 AM PDT · by kattracks · 11 replies · 121+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 5/24/04 | Carl Limbacher and the NewsMax.com staff
    Members of a so-called Iraqi wedding party attacked by U.S. forces last week near the Syrian border were heavily armed, carried Syrian cash and held passports from Sudan, Coalition Provisional Authority spokesman Dan Senor revealed Monday. "Keep in mind what we found at the site of the 'wedding party,'" Senor told Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly. "We found Sudanese passports, we found Syrian currency, we found a stockpile of weapons," he explained. "We found individual phone numbers to Afghanistan, Syria and other countries that often serve as bases for terrorist operations." Senor said the size of the "wedding party's" weapons...
  • Iraqi Wedding Evidence: Revealed!

    05/24/2004 7:31:30 PM PDT · by Sloth · 72 replies · 221+ views
    Self | May 24, 2004 | Sloth
    This magazine was discovered in the destroyed camp:
  • U.S.: No evidence of wedding at attack site

    05/22/2004 1:09:45 PM PDT · by livesbygrace · 41 replies · 1,843+ views
    CNN.com ^ | Saturday, May 22, 2004 | CNN
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Dozens of people killed in a U.S. attack in the Iraqi desert Wednesday were attending a high-level meeting of foreign fighters, not a wedding, and photos shown to reporters in Baghdad support that belief, according to the senior coalition military spokesman. Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt said six women were among the dead, but there is no evidence any children died in the raid early Wednesday near the Syrian border. Coalition officials have said that as many as 40 people were killed in the attack. He said that video showing dead children killed was actually recorded in...