International Terrorism Watch

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Re: International Terrorism Watch

Postby Gagan » 01 Mar 2010 23:30

sumshyam wrote:JeM militant involved in Kandahar hijacking arrested in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Top JeM militant Nannu Mia alias Belal Mandol, who claimed to have played a key role in the hijacking of an Indian Airlines plane in 1999 from Kathmandu to Kandahar, has been arrested along with four other militants near the Dhaka College, Bangladeshi officials have said.

Rezwan, 26, of Karachi.

These are the 5 IC-814 hijackers. Don't see that name here
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The surname Mondol sounds like it is from Bangladesh. Mandal (or Mondol) is a common surname in eastern India and in Bangldesh.

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Re: International Terrorism Watch

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Postby arun » 08 Apr 2010 12:28

Arab diplomat from Qatar, Mohammed Al-Madadi sneaks a smoke in the aircraft toilet and sparks a shoe bomb scare on a US flight. :

Updated April 08, 2010

Diplomat Sneaking Smoke on Flight Sparks 'Shoe Bomb' Scare

AP

A Qatari diplomat trying to sneak a smoke in an airplane bathroom sparked a bomb scare Wednesday night on a flight from Washington to Denver, officials said.

DENVER -- A Qatari diplomat trying to sneak a smoke in an airplane bathroom sparked a bomb scare Wednesday night on a flight from Washington to Denver, with fighter jets scrambled and law enforcement put on high alert, officials said.

No explosives were found on the man, and officials do not believe he was trying to harm anyone, according to a senior law enforcement officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. …………………….

An Arab diplomat briefed on the matter identified the diplomat as Mohammed Al-Madadi. A law enforcement official said there will be no criminal charges against the man.

Two law enforcement officials said investigators were told the man was asked about the smell of smoke in the bathroom and he made a joke that he had been trying to light his shoes -- an apparent reference to the 2001 so-called "shoe bomber" Richard Reid. …………………….

AP via Fox News


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Re: International Terrorism Watch

Postby chaanakya » 28 Jun 2010 21:12

[url]US puts 6-yr-old girl of Indian origin in 'no fly' list[/url]

WASHINGTON: The US homeland security department has put a six-year-old Indian origin American girl on the "no fly" list on the grounds of having suspected ties to terrorists.

Alyssa Thomas, 6, is under spotlight of the US government, and her family recently came to know that she is on the "no fly" list maintained by the US homeland security. During a recent trip from Cleveland to Minneapolis, the girl’s father, Santhosh Thomas, and his wife were made aware of the listing.

The Thomas family was allowed to make their trip but they were told to contact the homeland security to clear up the matter. Alyssa received a letter from the government, notifying her that nothing will be changed and they won't confirm nor deny any information they have about her or someone else with the same name.


Ombaba can't catch Osmama , at least Thomas is good enough in war on terror. None can stop unkil from losing it.

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Re: International Terrorism Watch

Postby JE Menon » 29 Jun 2010 13:57

is there picture of this girl? I hope she's a real cutie pie. Talk abou backlash on Homeland Security. US can't find the huge Haqqani compound and drone the crap out of it (why hasn't that been done by the way, curious isn't it? :D :D :D), but apparently they can find Alyssa Thomas!!!

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Postby chaanakya » 30 Jun 2010 01:29

chaanakya wrote:US puts 6-yr-old girl of Indian origin in 'no fly' list

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http://www.timesnow.tv/6-year-old-Indian-origin-a-terror-threat/videoshow/4348400.cms#ooid=Z1eGNpMTqU2pEdyCX4U0h3GJB9B_v5Wh

Look very closely The cute face of terrorist Unkil is searching. Reminded me of Will Smith in MIB II when he shoots a Girl (Photo only) carrying book on Nooklear fizix in a test .

WASHINGTON: The US homeland security department has put a six-year-old Indian origin American girl on the "no fly" list on the grounds of having suspected ties to terrorists.

Alyssa Thomas, 6, is under spotlight of the US government, and her family recently came to know that she is on the "no fly" list maintained by the US homeland security. During a recent trip from Cleveland to Minneapolis, the girl’s father, Santhosh Thomas, and his wife were made aware of the listing.

The Thomas family was allowed to make their trip but they were told to contact the homeland security to clear up the matter. Alyssa received a letter from the government, notifying her that nothing will be changed and they won't confirm nor deny any information they have about her or someone else with the same name.


Ombaba can't catch Osmama , at least Thomas is good enough in war on terror. None can stop unkil from losing it.
JE Menon wrote:is there picture of this girl? I hope she's a real cutie pie. Talk abou backlash on Homeland Security. US can't find the huge Haqqani compound and drone the crap out of it (why hasn't that been done by the way, curious isn't it? :D :D :D), but apparently they can find Alyssa Thomas!!!

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Re: International Terrorism Watch

Postby Gus » 30 Jun 2010 01:49

^ could be a typo of Ayesha Thomas :-?

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Re: International Terrorism Watch

Postby Tamang » 12 Jul 2010 21:09

Uganda bombings kill 74, Islamists suspected

KAMPALA: Suspected Somali Islamists carried out two bomb attacks in the Ugandan capital that killed 74 people watching the World Cup final at a restaurant and a sports club, authorities said on Monday.

Suspicion fell on the al Shabaab rebel group, which claims links with al Qaeda, after the severed head of a suspected Somali suicide bomber was found at one of the blast sites.

The explosions ripped through two bars packed with soccer fans watching the final moments of World Cup final on television in an Ethiopian-themed restaurant and at a gathering in a Kampala rugby club on Sunday.

Al Shabaab militants in Somalia have threatened to attack Uganda for sending peacekeeping troops to the anarchic country to prop up the Western-backed government.

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Re: International Terrorism Watch

Postby Avinash R » 05 Aug 2010 12:19

Al-Qaeda group claims supertanker attack: Website
A militant group linked to al-Qaeda has claimed that a suicide bomber from its organisation was responsible for an attack on a Japanese supertanker last Wednesday near the Strait of Hormuz.

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Re: International Terrorism Watch

Postby Sanjay M » 14 Sep 2010 09:56

It's horrifically fascinating to look back at some of the videos from the 9/11 events:






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Postby Sanjay M » 17 Sep 2010 08:20

(BBC)Chechen separatist Akhmed Zakayev arrives in Poland

Chechen separatist leader Akhmed Zakayev has arrived in Poland in defiance of a warning that he faces arrest on a Russian warrant.

Akhmed Zakayev has been based in London since claiming political asylum

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How is it that he's not been deported from London on the interpol warrant?

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Re: International Terrorism Watch

Postby Sanjay M » 18 Sep 2010 06:40

(BBC)Polish court frees Chechen separatist leader Zakayev

A Polish court has released exiled Chechen separatist leader Akhmed Zakayev, who is wanted in Russia on terrorism charges.

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Re: International Terrorism Watch

Postby Ameet » 03 Oct 2010 00:16

U.S. may issue travel warning to avoid public places in Europe

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_europe_terror_threat

The Associated Press has learned the Obama administration is considering a broad warning for U.S. citizens to avoid public places in Europe due to new al-Qaida threats.

Such a move could have significant implications for European tourism.

U.S. officials told the AP on Saturday that the State Department may issue a travel warning as early as Sunday advising Americans to stay away from European tourist sites, transportation hubs and other facilities airport for Europe because of new threat information.

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Re: International Terrorism Watch

Postby Klaus » 04 Oct 2010 20:13

X-Posting:

HarryH wrote:Original Article: http://civilizedaxis.blogspot.com/2010/10/epicenters-of-terrorism.html
by Dr. Harry Haagen

Monday October 4, 2010:

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There is a popular concept that the root of islamic terror in the modern world lies in the fascist and litteral interpretation of Islam's holy books - the Koran and the Hadiths, by people often devoid of even the basic education that people in the civilized world receive at elementary school level. This is however not a complete representation of the truth. Otherwise, there would be no reason to explain how scientists, doctors, and lawyers are also involved in the preparation and execution of terrorist campaigns throughout the world.


The fact of the matter is that Islamic fundamentalism is nothing new, albeit in the middle ages, it was mainly people of no formal education (feudal warlords, berbers, corsairs etc) who engaged in worldwide conquest in the name of Islam, i.e. Jihad. Well, they were stopped by various people - by the mercenary forces at the gates of Vienna, by the Hospitalier Knights in Malta, by the Rajputs, Marathas and Sikhs in South Asia, by the Chinese, by the Russians in the Caucasus and all those non-descript people who refused to be subdued by the fascist ideologies promulgated under the Islamic Caliphate. If it was not for these people, our world today would have been a desolate world with rampant child abuse, women battering, mercy killings, slave trading and so on and so forth.

However, the present world is a different story. The same illiterate Islamic populace cannot wage wars like they used to in the past, simply because the world is more complex than a flat flying carpet and the civilized nations have much better defence logistics in place to deal with a horde of barbarians. The game has changed. Which is why Islamic extremism needs new blood, military muscle and dollars to subdue the world.

As far as the dollars are concerned, no problem. Saudi Arabia is the motherland of all terro-dollars that can be used to finance the global Jihad. But the main problem is this: Arabia has been, and still is a third world country with a highly undecuated population. Arabs are not known for their work ethic, their intelligence or their ingenuity. In fact, most of the greatest works produced during the Islamic "Golden Age" were by Persians (who are a world apart from Arabs, and who were forcefully converted to Islam through coercion, dhimmitude, genocide, rapes and enslavement). To this day, Arabland is still the same except for the oil. So they have money, but nothing much else.

Where in the world would the Arabs be able to find the new blood, the military muscle required to help them in "Ghazwa-E-Duniya" (world islamic conquest)? Well, it would certainly have to be from an Arab-loving country. That country as we know it is Pakistan. Formed from the remnants of the British Colonization of India, Pakistan was created on the sole basis of religion. The people themselves are descendants of the Hindus from the great Indus Valley civilization, whose ancestors were forcefully converted (just like the Persians - refer above) to Islam by invading arab/turk armies. They are exactly similar to their brethrens in Northern India, speak the same language, but differ in religion and live with a very tangible inferiority complex. They advocate themselves as descendants of the great Arab rulers (who are they kidding? they are Indians, except for the experiment that went hay-wire: Pakistan) and love Arabs to the point of obsession. They were poor, as the British did not leave much for the subcontinent and needed to assert their identity and islamic ideals, and for this they needed - yes you guessed it right - dollars.

The royals of Saudi Arabia saw in experimental Pakistan the opportunity of a lifetime, or of several lifetimes starting from the Islamic Caliphate's decline beginning from the siege of Vienna. Pakistan was the world's largest non-arab muslim population in the world and had unconditional love for the Arabs. The rest is history. Terro Dollars starting flowing into Pakistan for a specific reason: Pakistan represented the best hope for the muslim world to restart global Jihad. For once, they were not Arabs; they hailed from an Indian civilization that was ingenious, hard working and above all easy to manipulate. The Arabs invested heavily in the project Pakistan.

The return on investment? Pakistan has the largest number of university level graduates and professionals in the muslim world (that's just because of the sheer size, they still are a shame in terms of percentage of the population). Pakistan got the Islamic world what it always had dreamed of: the Islamic Hydrogen Bomb. Pakistan boasts the highest number of madrassas that teach Wahhabism in the world. Pakistan has the biggest and most potent military of all muslim nations. Pakistan has become the military arm, the sword of the Islamic Caliphate, whose office lies in Riyadh.

With the Pakistan experiment, Saudi Arabia was able to do two things. First, acquire the most prized weapon in the history of mankind, the h-bomb. At the same time, it was able to still get terro dollars from Americans and the rest of the world since for us, Saudi Arabia was nothing but a corrupt monarchy where the royals were bent on making tons of money by selling petroleum to the world. The facade worked well: it was not Saudi Arabia after all who was building the bomb, it was Pakistan. We know better now... 9/11 taught us what those Saudis were really up to.

Indoctrinated with extreme fundamentalism from the Arabs, the Pakistanis soon forgot the secular ideals of Jinnah, the creator of Pakistan and started madrassas at every street corner to teach an army of jihadists the concept of martyrdom in Islam's name so that they can go on to wage global Jihad in India and the rest of the world.

Well, graduation time came for these madrassas. Just like a fungus spreads millions of spores an each one of them turns into another fungus, Pakistan's madrassas have bloomed with a hundreds of thousands of youngsters whose primary objective in life is to die in Allah's name. They fear nothing, they want nothing but total world conversion and dominance. The majority of them are jobless, but a sizeable number are professionals with college degrees who whenever given the chance migrate to the civilized world and act as sleepers ready to be fielded to the battlefield upon signal from Islamabad, or from Riyadh, or from the dude hiding in the caves along the Pak-Afghan border.

It is no surprise that Pakistanis have allowed the Taliban and the dude hiding the caves to operate freely in their country - their country is the haven for religious fanaticism. But global jihad cannot be won solely by war, it has to be won by diplomacy when the adverse forces are too overwhelming to handle, as taught by the prophet. This is the reason why Pakistan became the US ally in the war on terror - another farce just to avoid facing US wrath and to continue receiving billions of dollars in "aid" to finance its activities.

Make no mistake. The epicenter of terrorism in the world is not Iraq, Afghanistan or Iran for that matter. It is Pakistan, which is a direct subject of the Saudis. Remember, Saudi Terro Dollars + Pakistan = Terrorists Factories churning Jihadists by the thousands and unleashing them onto the civilized world!

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Re: International Terrorism Watch

Postby abhishek_sharma » 12 Oct 2010 06:40

Al Qaeda Wants to Be Friends
An insider's tour of the electronic jihad in the Facebook era.

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/10/11/al_qaeda_wants_to_be_friends

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Re: International Terrorism Watch

Postby arun » 25 Jan 2011 07:25

X Posted.

Domodedovo airport in Moscow suicide bombed in a suspected act of Islamic Terrorism:

35 killed in Moscow airport suicide bombing

Dmitry Zaks and Anna Malpas
January 25, 2011 - 1:09PM

A suicide bomber killed at least 35 people and wounded over 130 in the packed arrivals hall of Moscow's largest airport in an attack slammed by the Kremlin and the world as an act of terror. ............................

Russian investigators found a head of "Arab appearance" that is presumed to have belonged to the suicide bomber responsible for setting off the blast, Interfax said.

According to preliminary information, the bomber was a resident of the overwhelmingly Muslim Northern Caucasus region, Interfax said.......................


Read it all:

35 killed in Moscow airport suicide bombing

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Radical US-born cleric Awlaqi killed in Yemen


SANAA: US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi, a prominent al Qaeda chief described by US officials as “the most significant risk” to the United States, was killed on Friday in what was called a “significant blow.”

A senior US official confirmed Awlaqi’s death after an announcement by the Yemeni defence ministry.

“I can confirm … he’s dead,” the senior administration official said, without providing details.
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Tribal sources told AFP that Awlaqi, who was on a US wanted list, was killed in an air strike on two vehicles in Marib province, an al Qaeda stronghold in eastern Yemen, early in the day.

One of them quoted what he said was a man travelling behind Awlaqi in a second vehicle and who was himself wounded.

The man, Khamis Arfaj, said Awlaki and two others, one of them Arfaj’s brother, Salem, “were killed instantly from a direct missile hit to their pick-up” truck.


The source said he suspected they died in an American drone strike, saying “US planes have been flying overhead for days now.”

Then this morning, at about 9:30, what appeared to be a US aircraft fired on the two cars Awlaqi and his fellow operatives are believed to have been travelling in,” he said.

US Republican Representative Peter King, chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, called Awlaqi’s killing “a great success in our fight against al Qaeda and its affiliates.”

For the past several years, Al-Awlaqi has been more dangerous even than Osama bin Laden had been. The killing of al-Awlaqi is a tremendous tribute to President (Barack) Obama and the men and women of our intelligence community,” he said.
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Awlaqi, a US-Yemeni citizen born in New Mexico and who had eluded capture for years, was believed to be a key AQAP leader. The charismatic preacher spoke fluent English and was seen as having the unique ability to recruit al Qaeda operatives in the West.

In April 2010, a US official said the Obama administration had authorised the targeted killing of Awlaqi after American intelligence agencies concluded the cleric was directly involved in anti-US plots.

US intelligence officials believe Awlaqi was linked to a US army major charged with shooting dead 13 people in Fort Hood, Texas, and to a Nigerian student accused of trying to blow up a US airliner on December 25, 2009.





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