Skip to comments.Al Qaeda names Fazul Mohammed East African commander
Posted on 11/11/2009 10:35:21 PM PST by Cindy
SNIPPET: "An al Qaeda leader wanted by the US for a string of deadly attacks has been named the new leader of terror group's network in East Africa.
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, one of several al Qaeda leaders charged with carrying out the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, was appointed the leader of al Qaeda in the Horn of Africa.
Fazul was "inaugurated" during an open ceremony in the southern city of Kismayo, according to a translation received by The Long War Journal of an article posted Waaga Cusub, a website operated by the Hawiye clan, which supports the Somali insurgency. He "delivered his longest speech delivered his longest speech [sic]," the website reported.
During his speech, Fazul said he was appointed by Osama bin Laden and praised his predecessor, Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan, who was killed during a US special operations raid in southern Somalia in mid-September.
"Saleh was a very careful person, he was a hero and a creative man," Fazul said. "He was an expert of Information Technology and politics. I am a military man, and was in charge of the forces. I will honestly perform my duties following my appointment to this new big position by Sheikh Osama bin Ladin (Allah save him)."
Fazul admitted to carrying out the 1998 suicide bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, which killed more than 200 people and wounded thousands more. He received sanctuary from Aden Hashi Ayro, the former military commander of Shabaab who was killed by the US in a strike in May 2008, and Sheikh Mukhtar Abu Zubayr, the spiritual leader of Shabaab."
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Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
Up to $5 Million Reward
Date of Birth : August 5, 1972 or December 5, 1974 or February 5, 1974 or August 2, 1972
Place of Birth : Comoros Islands
Nationality : Coastal African, Comoros Island
Height : 5’3” - 5’5” (160 - 165 cm)
Weight : 120 - 140 lbs (54 - 64 kg)
Hair : Black
Eyes : Brown
Sex : Male
Complexion : Dark
Birth Name : Abdullah Muhammad Ali Fadil Husayn Mullah Ati
Languages : English, French, Swahili, Arabic, Comoran
Aliases : Abdallah Fazul, Abdalla Fazul, Abdallah Mohammed Fazul, Fazul Abdilahi Mohammed, Fazul Adballah, Fazul Abdalla, Fazul Mohammed, Haroon, Harun, Haroon Fazul, Harun Fazul, Fadil Abdallah Muhamad, Fadhil Haroun, Abu Seif Al Sudani, Abu Aisha, Abu Luqman, Fadel Abdallah Mohammed Ali, Fouad Mohammed, Abu Al Fazul al-Qamari
Fazul Mohammed likes to wear baseball caps, tends to dress casually, and is very good with computers. He has been indicted for his alleged role in the August 7, 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya.
The individual listed above has been indicted on the following charges:
Murder of U.S. nationals outside the United States; conspiracy to murder U.S. nationals outside the United States; and attack on a federal facility resulting in death.
Usama bin Ladin, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, Fahid Mohammed Ally Msalam, Sheikh Ahmed Salim Swedan, Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, Saif al-Adel, Anas al-Liby, Ahmed Mohamed Hamed Ali, and others already in custody are believed to be responsible for the bombings of the U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya on August 7, 1998. The embassy bombings killed 224 civilians and wounded over 5,000 others. These terrorists are believed to be members of al-Qaida, an international terrorist network headed by Usama bin Ladin.
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Out of morbid curiousity, I can’t help but wonder what kind of benefit and retirement package al Queda offers.
I wouldn’t know.
My guess is that they get the following options:
1. a slow boat to hell
2. a quick trip to hell
Hey Bush, take out um, oh it’s too late. Nevermind.
Why does Al Qaeda still exist? Didn’t they hear that we elected Obama?
Fazul beat out Keith Olbermann.
English spelling: "TARGET"...
72 virgin goats.
good point but do they have a 401K?
Oh please let us find out that his nickname is Pasta.
Are you thinking something like fazuli linguini or fazuli clamati al dente?
Just plain old workingman’s pasta fazul. Carmine’s makes it with sausage. **kissing fingertips toward Broadway**
Smiling at you.
My guess is that a Predator or GlobalHawk was orbiting overhead ready to launch.......’ready’ is the key word....with the Zer0 administration, ‘ready’ turned out to be ‘nuh unhhh’......
10 to 1 they have shares in any George Soros endeavor
no.....not Soros silly me , Haaavard Alumni-gifts and bequests
Maybe al Queda does give 401ks.
In which case, the libs could argue that they’re fighting al Queda by destroying their investments.