Skip to comments.Reported Al Qaeda threat has Praque's Jews on alert "Al Qaeda training in mountains of Macedonia"
Posted on 12/22/2002 3:01:08 PM PST by DestroEdited on 04/13/2004 2:08:45 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
PRAGUE - After morning prayers at a centuries-old synagogue in Prague's Jewish Quarter, a group of men gathered to catch up on the latest news and gossip.
As sunlight streamed through gabled windows into a room strewn with prayer books, shawls, and briefcases, talk grew animated. ''I heard the cousins were in town,'' one man said in Hebrew.
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Ende Juni wurden vier Generationen der Familie Prlincevic und andere Juden zur Flucht aus Pristina gezwungen. Damit ist eine fünfhundertjährige jüdische Besiedlung des Kosovo fast zu Ende.
Obwohl die Flucht dieser vierzig Menschen nur ein Tropfen im Meer der geschätzten 300.000 Nicht-Albaner - größtenteils Serben, Roma und Montenegriner - ist, die aus dem Kosovo geflohen sind, dezimiert ihre Abreise doch den früheren multireligiösen Charakter der Region. Viele Juden hatten geglaubt, sie würden verschont...
(aus: "The Globe and Mail", Kanada, 31. August, zitiert in konkret 11/99)
FreeTranslation.com: Kosovo is Jew free Four generations of the family Prlincevic became end June and other Jews the flight out of Pristina forced. Therewith a five centennial Jewish settlement of the Kosovo is almost to end.
Although the flight of these forty persons is only a drop in the sea of the appreciated 300.000 not-Albaner - chiefly Serben, Roma and Montenegriner -, that out of the Kosovo implored are, decimates its departure yet the earlier multireligiösen character of the region. Many Jews had believed, they would spare..
Read also: "GOLEM" (Serbs and Jews)
ABC.net.au News: "CAR BOMB ROCKS KOSOVO CAPITAL" (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "An official from Pristina Hospital said 32 people had been admitted and seven were seriously injured. "In Dardania suburb, in Bill Clinton Avenue, a bomb exploded in a car, injuring several people in front of a known restaurant," Barry Fletcher, a spokesman for the UN administration, said.") (121402)
WASHINGTON TIMES.com: "BOSNIA PEACE FORCE ON ALERT FOR AL-QAEDA" by Guy Taylor (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "NATO officials confirmed last week that a man, who was detained in October when peacekeepers caught him surveilling the American base outside Tuzla, has "strong ties to al Qaeda." Sabahudin Fijuljanin, a 32-year-old Muslim, has remained in custody in Bosnia since Oct. 26. After his arrest, troops found a rocket-propelled grenade launcher stashed in Fijuljanin's apartment, in addition to numerous Bosnian and other passports, all in his name.") (121402)
CANADA.com: "HARKAT LINKED TO U.S. AL QAIDA CELL" by Ian MacLeod, The Ottawa Citizen (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "A U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation agent says accused Ottawa terror suspect Mohamed Harkat recently communicated with suspected al Qaida sleeper cells in the United States.") (121902)
FOX NEWS.com (AP): "CANADA IS HOME TO AL QAEDA SLEEPER CELLS" (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "TORONTO - An Algerian immigrant arrested in Ottawa has links to a senior member of the Al Qaeda terrorist network, Canadian intelligence authorities allege. Mohamed Harkat was awaiting orders to carry out a terrorist attack and his presence in Canada suggests other Al Qaeda associates are in the country, the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service concluded in court documents released Monday. Canadian authorities are considering whether to deport Harkat.") (121702)
THE STAR.com: "'BIN LADEN CELLS IN CANADA'" (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "And for some years now, the intelligence agency has warned that with the possible exception of the United States, there are more international terrorist organizations active in Canada than anywhere in the world.") (121702)
NATIONAL POST.com: "CSIS LINKS OTTAWA MAN TO AL-QAEDA" (121702)
GOOGLE Search Term: "AHMED RESSAM"
WorldNetDaily.com: "'BLUNT' CALLS TO MUSLIMS PROMPT FBI VISIT American Protested Canada's Treatment of Man Convicted of Hate Crimes" by Art Moore (121702)
***THE STAR.com - THE TORONTO STAR (CANADIAN PRESS): Ottawa. "CANADA ALLOWS IMPORT OF BOMB BOOK" (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "The federal government has approved the importation of a book that gives detailed instructions for making bombs and blowing up bridges, the Ottawa Citizen reported yesterday. Even the author of The Anarchist Cookbook has renounced it as "misguided and potentially dangerous." But the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency says there is nothing to prevent its sale in Canada because it violates neither the hate law nor obscenity law, the newspaper reported.") (121502)
***FBI.gov: SEEKING INFORMATION: "AMER EL-MAATI" akas "Amro Badr Eldin Abou El-Maati, Amro Badr Abouelmaati" (SEEKING INFORMATION POSTER SNIPPET: "Amer El-Maati is being sought in connection with possible terrorist threats in the United States."..."SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS")
***FBI.gov: MOST WANTED TERRORISTS: "IMAD FAYEZ MUGNIYAH" aka "Hajj" (WANTED POSTER SNIPPETS: "Mugniyah is the alleged head of the security apparatus for the terrorist organization, Lebanese Hizballah."..."The Rewards For Justice Program, United States Department of State, is offering a reward of up to $25 million for information leading directly to the apprehension and/or conviction of Imad Fayez Mugniyah."..."SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS")
An Informative Discussion on FREEREPUBLIC.com regarding an article on the INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE Online: "TERRORIST SAFE HAVEN IN LATIN AMERICA?" by Larry Rohter, The New York Times (121602)
YAHOO! News (AP): "SWISS-BACKED ARAB BANK DENIES LINKS TO DRUG TRAFFICKING GANG" (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "GENEVA - A Geneva-based Arab bank on Thursday denied any links to an international drug trafficking gang operating in South America, the Middle East and Europe. "Nothing has occurred that would suggest the slightest indication of use of the bank for illicit purposes," Kanz Bank said in a statement. Swiss prosecuting authorities, however, said the bank's Saudi president, Sayef Al-Shaalan, is wanted on suspicion of drug trafficking and financing of trafficking. Al-Shaalan already has been indicted in the United States for allegedly helping fly a two-ton cocaine shipment from Venezuela to France in 1999.") (121902)
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