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  • Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Security Will Be Beefed Up...

    04/21/2013 4:11:43 PM PDT · by Cindy · 44 replies
    TELEGRAPH.co.uk ^ | 10:10AM BST 16 Apr 2013 | By Telegraph Sport, and agencies
    SNIPPET: "Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics security will be beefed up following Boston Marathon explosions, officials say Russian sports officials said they will beef up security at forthcoming sports events and the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the wake of deadly explosions at Boston's marathon that killed three people, and injured over 140 others." "Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics security will be beefed up following Boston Marathon explosions, officials say" SNIPPET: "The World Athletics Championship takes place in Moscow on Aug 10-18, and the event is seen as a dress rehearsal for the 2014 Winter Games in the Black Sea resort...
  • Al-Qaeda Propagandist Called For Attacks On Sports Events

    04/16/2013 2:13:26 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 141 replies
    http://cnsnews.com/ ^ | April 16, 2013 | Patrick Goodenough
    (CNSNews.com) – Although no group has claimed responsibility for Monday’s deadly bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon, a leading al-Qaeda ideologue last year recommended that jihadists in America include sporting events in their list of prospective terror targets.
  • The New Mastermind of Jihad

    04/07/2012 6:28:24 AM PDT · by lbryce · 12 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | April 6, 2012 | DAVID SAMUELS
    Mohamed Merah, the 23-year-old Islamist gunman who hunted down three Jewish children and a rabbi after murdering three French paratroopers in Toulouse last month, didn't act alone. In his journey from the slums of Toulouse, to the local mosques, to the terrorist training camps in Afghanistan and Pakistan that he described to French police, to filming his murder of the terrified children in order to post video clips on the web, Mr. Merah was following a path marked out years earlier by the coldblooded jihadist theoretician Abu Musab al-Suri. What is perhaps more disturbing, Mr. al-Suri was recently set free...
  • Syria releases the 7/7 'mastermind’

    02/05/2012 10:19:12 PM PST · by george76 · 7 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 04 Feb 2012 | Jason Lewis
    terrorist mastermind behind the July 7 London bombings is reported to have been freed from a Syrian jail by President Bashar Assad's regime. Abu Musab al-Suri had been held in Syria for six years after being captured by the CIA in 2005 and transported to the country of his birth under its controversial extraordinary rendition programme. But he is now said to have been released as a warning to the US and Britain about the consequences of turning their backs on President al-Assad’s regime as it tries to contain the uprising in the country. Al-Suri, also known as Mustafa Setmariam...
  • Jihad Recollections - Issue #3

    08/12/2009 3:53:45 PM PDT · by Cindy · 16 replies · 1,271+ views
    "The document 'Jihad Recollections - Issue # 3' has been deleted"
  • Al Qaeda leader 'in secret CIA jail'

    10/15/2006 5:34:14 AM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 46 replies · 2,215+ views
    news.com.au ^ | 15 October 2006
    A SUSPECTED al Qaeda leader, accused of being involved in September 11 and planning the 2004 Madrid train bombings, has been imprisoned in a secret US jail for the past year, Spain's El Pais newspaper reported today. Mustafa Setmarian, 48, a Syrian with Spanish citizenship, was captured in Pakistan in October 2005 and is held in a prison operated by the US Central Intelligence Agency, Pakistani and European security service officials told El Pais. A spokesman for the US embassy in Spain declined to comment on the report. Setmarian's 2005 capture was reported in May of this year after the...
  • Key al-Qaida figure reportedly captured

    11/03/2005 7:29:39 AM PST · by LurkedLongEnough · 74 replies · 5,172+ views
    MSNBC ^ | Nov. 3, 2005 | Lisa Myers, Jim Popkin and Robert Windrem
    WASHINGTON - A key figure in al-Qaida’s terror network in Europe with a $5 million bounty offered by U.S. authorities on his head has been arrested, U.S. counterterrorism officials tell NBC News. Two U.S. officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that the alleged terrorist, Mustafa Setmariam Nasar, also known as Abu Musab al-Suri, is an expert in explosives and chemicals who trained recruits at al-Qaida terror camps in Afghanistan before the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States.
  • Two Al-Qaida Suspects Arrested in Southwestern Pakistan

    11/02/2005 9:53:09 PM PST · by ncountylee · 9 replies · 258+ views
    AP viaTBO ^ | Nov 3, 2005 | Munir Ahmad
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistani security agencies have arrested two al-Qaida suspects and are investigating whether one is a Syrian believed to be a key figure in Osama bin Laden's terror network in Europe, two intelligence officials and a senior government official said Thursday. The two suspects were captured this week during a raid on a house in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, said one of the intelligence officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to address the media. A senior government official confirmed the arrests and said authorities were investigating whether...