Skip to comments.20 Al Qaeda Suspects in Custody in Iran - Unable to Confirm
Posted on 07/13/2004 10:31:40 AM PDT by GVnana
No details yet. Follows on news of Bin Laden associate from Iran/Afghan border surrenders to Saudi authorities.
WHAT is goin' on???
Hmm...turning into an interesting day, isn't it? BTT...
Iran might have seen the writing on the wall....
If only the French and Germans would love us!!!!
Add the 500 terrorists Iraqi Police arrested also.
That probably means that they went to Iran on vacation.
Any relevant articles to add from Iranian sources?
Wow! With all these guys showing up in Iran, where do you suppose OBL might be?
maybe Iran has completed its hidden franco-sino-paki-iraqi nuclear processing plant and the AQ diversion footsoldiers can go home now.
Bush timed this to be close to the Dem Convention!!!!!!
Its not fair!!!
As usual, nothing on the Fox website yet. Any of you watching the tube?
A lame duck Bush doesn't have to worry about the political fall-out of nuking Iran's nukes.
And just yesterday I was working myself up over the arrogance exhibited recently by Iran.
It's been no secret that Iran has had numerous AQ leaders in "custody" for a long time now.
you're rght! they ought to be released until the GOP convention...no wait...late October...no....after Kerry is sworn in.
Dims on suicide watch and rope sales skyrocket!
WHAT is goin' on???
Just some chaff to satisfy the Saudis, pissed off that the AQ assets warehoused in Iran with the security services there for the past two years were impertinent enough to start ordering attacks in Saudi Arabia itself.
What the Iranians did to encourage this, I don't know. But I expect they had a hand in some double-dealing.
BTW, most of the recent bombings, Turkey, Spain, etc., have been traced back to figures in Iran.
Also, it's nothing new. Iranians have said for two years that they've "detained" AQ. The Iran/Afghan border story is probably bogus, but offers plausible deniability given the context of repeated stories that AQ "leaders" are in the mountains of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
It will be interesting to see who these "detainees" are.
Kofi Annan just announced that the UN demands an immediate halt to this recent surge of unilateral surrendering until the Security Council can meet to form a consensus as to whether or not the affected parties actually have broken any international laws or UN resolutions, regarding which he is "appropriately sceptical".
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