Skip to comments.Osama bin Laden's spokesman freed by Iran
Posted on 09/30/2010 1:54:54 AM PDT by Cindy
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SNIPPET: "Iran has allowed an al Qaeda terrorist who served as Osama bin Ladens spokesman to return to Afghanistan. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, a Kuwaiti preacher who gained worldwide infamy after the September 11 attacks, had lived in Iran since early 2002, and was reportedly held under a loose form of house arrest beginning in 2003.
Abu Ghaiths departure from Iran was first reported by the Kuwaiti press, which has long tracked the influential cleric because of his following inside Kuwait and beyond. The preacher was stripped of his Kuwaiti citizenship in late 2001 after promising another al Qaeda strike on America during an appearance on Al Jazeera.
Al Watan, an online Kuwaiti newspaper, reported earlier this month that three batches of al Qaeda and Taliban terrorists have been released by Iran in exchange for the release of Heshmatollah Attarzadeh, an Iranian diplomat who was kidnapped by the Taliban in northern Pakistan in 2008. Abu Ghaith was among the terrorists released in the third and final batch.
US intelligence officials contacted by The Long War Journal say the account is credible. But, these officials say, Ghaiths house arrest was really a form of safe haven.
Abu Ghaith garnished widespread media coverage in the weeks following the September 11 attacks. In a statement released in October 2001, he praised the 9/11 hijackers and threatened more attacks."
Read more: http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2010/09/osama_bin_ladens_spo.php
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A Look at Iran
September 11, 2001 (Memorial/Research Site)
I believe that bin laden, if he is alive, and zawahiri are in iran.
That would not surprise me. The Iranians are hiding something and don’t want to have anyone know.
Yes, I think we need to test one...Just a test...
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