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Wave of arrests follow plot to blow up Dubai tower
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Posted on 09/15/2009 3:11:33 PM PDT by nuconvert

Month and a half after plan to blow up tallest skyscraper in world exposed, 45 more suspects arrested in addition to eight arrested when plot unraveled. Palestinians, Syrians, Lebanese among those detained. Iran suspected to be mastermind behind plot

Roee Nahmias

09.15.09 / Israel News

The defense apparatus in the United Arab Emirates arrested 45 suspects, most of them Palestinian and Lebanese, after the plot to blow up Burj Dubai (Dubai Tower) was uncovered. Dubai Tower, currently under construction, is the tallest building in the world.

The current wave of arrests adds to the eight other suspects detained immediately after the plot was revealed one and a half months ago. The detainees were apparently sent as agents of Iran.

Kuwaiti newspaper, al-Jareeda, reported a month and a half ago that UAE security officials arrested "an armed network affiliated with one of the countries in the region that operated on Ras al-Khaimah." Dubai was apparently hesitant to say so explicitly, but the implication was towards Iran as the responsible party for the terror network.

Ras al-Khaimah was is the northern-most emirate in the United Arab Emirates and borders the Strait of Hormuz and the Persian Gulf, both of which run parallel to Iran

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alqasimi; burjdubai; dubai; dubaitower; globaljihad; iran; jihad; khater; lebanese; massadkhater; natanz; palestinian; rasalkhaimah; syrians; uae

1 posted on 09/15/2009 3:11:33 PM PDT by nuconvert
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To: nuconvert

What this? No Mormons or Amish in the group? Who would have thought it possible?


2 posted on 09/15/2009 3:14:18 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: nuconvert

More hi jinks from the Religion of Pieces.


3 posted on 09/15/2009 3:17:04 PM PDT by Hazwaste (Liberals love the average American the same way that foxes love the average chicken.)
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To: nuconvert

I just knew that thing would become a terror target.

Palestinians, Syrians, Lebanese among those detained. Iran suspected to be mastermind behind plot

Not surprising about Iran, or the Syrians for that matter. The UAE has been deporting Palestinians lately...apparently for good reason.
4 posted on 09/15/2009 3:17:45 PM PDT by G8 Diplomat (To err is human, to think is Vulcan)
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To: Parley Baer

Even Muslims have to protect their landmarks against other Muslims.


5 posted on 09/15/2009 3:19:18 PM PDT by omega4179 (We must be the change.)
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To: AdmSmith; freedom44; Valin; odds; sionnsar; LibreOuMort; Pan_Yans Wife; Army Air Corps; GOPJ; ...

pong


6 posted on 09/15/2009 3:21:51 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

“The detainees were apparently sent as agents of Iran.”

Soon Iran will be able to take that tower out with their brand new nukes.


7 posted on 09/15/2009 3:24:29 PM PDT by Keflavik76
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To: nuconvert
UAE security officials arrested “an armed network affiliated with one of the countries in the region that operated on Ras al-Khaimah.”

I am sure glad they got their information without torture. The MSM would tell me if there was torture involved.
8 posted on 09/15/2009 3:26:23 PM PDT by PeterPrinciple ( Seeking the truth here folks.)
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SNIPPET: "This is a particularly sensitive report that UAE officials, who are very concerned about Iran, would prefer not be published. According to sources linked to the case, the Iranians have real foothold in the UAE, particularly in Ras al-Khaimah. Iran has cultivated close business relations with Crown Prince Saud bin Saqr al-Qasimi and his close associate, Lebanese Shiite businessman, Massad Khater.

According to these sources, this is not merely an innocent business relationship. Khater is a partner in a ceramics factory called Ras al-Khaimah Ceramics. This factory, the sources claim, directly aids Iran's weapons and missiles industry. The factory even has a branch in the Iranian city of Natanz, where parts for Iranian warheads are produced.

Khater is also one of the owners of the pharmaceutical company at which one of the detainees arrested for the Burj Dubai plot works."

9 posted on 09/15/2009 3:26:32 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: nuconvert

obama is paying for this himself ?


10 posted on 09/15/2009 3:28:24 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: nuconvert
I love it when Islam tries to eat its own head.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

11 posted on 09/15/2009 3:32:50 PM PDT by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: PeterPrinciple

Yes, 45 suspects within 45 days. They probably just decided to tell the truth about their comrades because they were promised milk and cookies.


12 posted on 09/15/2009 3:33:38 PM PDT by Lorianne
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To: Cindy

Whoa....that’s interesting. Thanks for posting that clip.


13 posted on 09/15/2009 3:36:28 PM PDT by G8 Diplomat (To err is human, to think is Vulcan)
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To: nuconvert

Dubai would probably not be terribly disappointed if someone did blow up their huge empty monuments to financial stupidity.

Heck, they may have to blow them up themselves.


14 posted on 09/15/2009 3:49:44 PM PDT by proxy_user
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To: nuconvert
Their anger is understandable: this is because of Dubai's continued occupation of the Palestinian land.< / Sarcasm >

The truth is, Palestinians tried to take over Jordan, until the king killed over 10,000 of them. Then they took over Lebanon and destroyed that "Paris of the East." Israel invaded but was prevented from destroying those thugs fully. They have cheered Hussein's invasion of Kuwait. Their mentality is a decease, which shows itself now in Dubai of all places.

15 posted on 09/15/2009 3:57:58 PM PDT by TopQuark
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To: G8 Diplomat

I thought so, too.

You’re welcome G8 Diplomat.


16 posted on 09/15/2009 4:21:05 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: G8 Diplomat
The UAE know all they need to know about Pali's. That is why even after Desert Storm they got rid of the vermin as soon as they could deport them.
17 posted on 09/15/2009 5:40:38 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard (truth--the liberal's kryptonite.)
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To: hinckley buzzard

Yep, and so did the Saudis.

Despite the lip service, Arab leaders don’t care at all about the Palestinians.


18 posted on 09/15/2009 5:50:21 PM PDT by G8 Diplomat (To err is human, to think is Vulcan)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...
45 suspects, most of them Palestinian and Lebanese
Undifferentiated Arab trash.
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19 posted on 09/15/2009 6:06:46 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: nuconvert
FOr extra credit, name an international conglomerate whose headquarters (where the CEO lives) is in Dubai.

Answer

20 posted on 09/16/2009 6:19:01 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: TopQuark; nuconvert

“The truth is, Palestinians tried to take over Jordan, until the king killed over 10,000 of them. Then they took over Lebanon and destroyed that “Paris of the East.” Israel invaded but was prevented from destroying those thugs fully. They have cheered Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait. Their mentality is a decease, which shows itself now in Dubai of all places.”

Did you see any non-stop media coverage of Kuwait kicking out all its Palestinians as retribution for supporting Hussein? ... Me neither


21 posted on 09/16/2009 10:18:01 AM PDT by Tolik (my photos from the TeaParty: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2340411/posts)
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To: Tolik
"Did you see any non-stop media coverage of Kuwait kicking out all its Palestinians as retribution for supporting Hussein? ... Me neither"

Tolik, I have not heard it mentioned by the media even once.

22 posted on 09/16/2009 11:38:17 AM PDT by TopQuark
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