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  • Suspect named in fatal stabbing of Binghamton University professor (guess the religion)

    12/05/2009 10:16:50 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 71 replies · 3,313+ views
    Gannett News | December 4, 2009, 10:15 pm | By Doug Schneider
    Story here. The suspect is named Abdulsalam Al-Zahrani.Ironically, his victim, Professor Richard Antoun is described as "a caring and gentle man who spent his life trying to dispel stereotypes about different cultures, especially Middle Eastern cultures"
  • Muslim Al-Zahrani/Binghamton University Professor stabbing trial postponed due to incompetence

    02/18/2011 7:22:20 PM PST · by mikalasukala · 2 replies
    c5's Simian Roadhouse ^ | February 17, 2011 | Consigliere5
    update from February 18, 2011: Trial postponed for a second time.WBNG-TV Action News, February 18, 2011:The Broome County District Attorney's Office says the court has postponed the murder trial for Abdusalam al-Zahrani, 45, from Saudi Arabia.An examination by two Broome County psychologists this week determined he is incompetent to stand trial. [...]The DA's office says doctors concluded Al-Zahrani lacks the capacity to understand the proceedings against him or assist in his own defense.An order of examination has been issued, and he will be committed to a state mental health facility.He could be tried if and when he is found to...
  • US judge rejects lawsuit on 2 dead Gitmo detainees

    02/17/2010 4:06:58 AM PST · by tobyhill · 4 replies · 315+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 2/17/2010 | PETE YOST/AP
    A judge has dealt a setback to the families of two Guantanamo Bay detainees in a lawsuit that alleges former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, military officers and medical personnel were responsible for the detainees' deaths. The case alleging unlawful treatment of former prisoners Yasser Al-Zahrani and Salah Ali Abdullah Ahmed Al-Salami is barred by the Military Commissions Act of 2006, U.S. District Judge Ellen Huvelle ruled Tuesday. Al-Zahrani and Al-Salami were among three men who allegedly committed suicide on the night of June 9, 2006. They were found hanging in their cells at the U.S. detention center at...
  • Professor slain by Saudi grad student

    12/07/2009 3:23:38 AM PST · by Scanian · 26 replies · 1,361+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | December 06, 2009 | Ralph Alter
    Dr. Richard Antoun of Binghamton University, a retired professor of anthropology with a specialty in comparative religions allegedly was stabbed four times in the chest by a Saudi national, Abdulsalam Al-Zahrani, a cultural-anthropology grad student. Professor Antoun was a peace activist, and a convert to Judaism, and was known on campus as "a really nice guy."
  • Muslim Student Murders Dissertation Chair

    12/05/2009 2:43:02 PM PST · by Cindy · 31 replies · 1,419+ views
    (Various) via THE JAWA REPORT - blog ^ | December 5, 2009 03:53 PM | Posted by Rusty
    SNIPPET: "Sudden jihad syndrome or just the crazy? I'll remind my readers that the two are not mutually exclusive categories. In fact, Aaron over at SOFIR has a pretty interesting typology of the "terrorist continuum" in which he posits that the more rational the terrorist the more likely they will be to need organizational help. At the other end of the spectrum are "lone wolves" who are characterized by a high degree of "internal disquiet". I've no idea if the grad student/murderer named Abdulsalam Al-Zahrani was motivated by Islamic extremism. I throw it out there because it can't be discounted...
  • Suspect named in fatal stabbing of Binghamton University professor

    12/05/2009 11:49:17 AM PST · by LSUfan · 31 replies · 1,863+ views
    Press Connects ^ | 4 Dec 09 | Doug Schneider
    Abdulsalam Al-Zahrani has been charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Binghamton University Professor Richard T. Antoun.
  • Saddam's Philippines Terror Connection(Yes, Saddam financially supported terrorists)

    03/18/2006 5:58:16 AM PST · by KCRW · 129 replies · 3,699+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | 03/18/2006 | Stephen F. Hayes
    SADDAM HUSSEIN'S REGIME PROVIDED FINANCIAL support to Abu Sayyaf, the al Qaeda-linked jihadist group founded by Osama bin Laden's brother-in-law in the Philippines in the late 1990s, according to documents captured in postwar Iraq. An eight-page fax dated June 6, 2001, and sent from the Iraqi ambassador in Manila to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Baghdad, provides an update on Abu Sayyaf kidnappings and indicates that the Iraqi regime was providing the group with money to purchase weapons. The Iraqi regime suspended its support--temporarily, it seems--after high-profile kidnappings, including of Americans, focused international attention on the terrorist group. The...
  • Saudis: Top Terror Figure Captured (No, No! Not *Kerry*; One of the OTHER Ones Out There...!)

    08/06/2004 4:16:40 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 34 replies · 1,793+ views ^ | 8/6/04 | Nic Robertson
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Saudi forces have captured a cleric who is a senior al Qaeda leader in Saudi Arabia and is on the kingdom's list of 26 most-wanted terror suspects, officials say. Cleric Faris al-Zahrani was captured in Abhar, a town in the mountains of southwest Saudi Arabia near the Yemeni border on Thursday evening, an Interior Ministry official told CNN.
  • Saudis Arrested Wanted Terrorist - Al-Arabiya

    08/05/2004 6:38:51 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 2 replies · 954+ views
    Associated Press | August 5, 2004
    CAIRO (AP)--Saudi police reportedly arrested the kingdom's most wanted terrorist on Thursday, according to pan-Arab satellite TV station Al-Arabiya. The Saudi-owned station reported late Thursday that police captured Faris Ahmed Jamaan Al Showeel al-Zahrani in Abha, a town 800 kilometers southwest of the capital, Riyadh. According to the Cable News Network, the Saudi Interior Ministry said an operation targeting the man was still going on. Saudi authorities released a list of 26 most wanted terrorists following a series of bombings in Riyadh on May 12, 2003, that killed 26 people. On Nov. 8, another suicide attack on a Riyadh...