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  • Deathbed Confession Links Saddam Hussein To OK City Bombing (my title)

    09/13/2003 1:47:36 PM PDT · by FReepaholic · 17 replies · 651+ views ^ | April 19, 2002 | Dorian Zumel Sicat
    Deathbed Confession Links Sadaam Hussein to the Oklahoma City Bombing "Deathbed" Confession Transcript -- World Exclusive Posted April 19, 2002 The following interview with ELMINA ABDUL, widow of EDWIN ANGELES, one of the cofounders of the ABU SAYYAF GROUP (ASG), and deep cover agent for the Defense Intelligence Group (DIG) of the Department of National Defense (DND), of the Republic of the Philippines, was taken on March 10, 2002, in the presence of CHRISTOPHER M. PUNO, Information Officer of the Province of Basilan, at BASCOM Hospital, in the general ward. TRANSLATED TRANSCRIPT OF INTERVIEW WITH ELMINA ABDUL, WIDOW TO EDWIN...
  • Abu (Sayyaf)part of Oklahoma blast

    04/01/2002 7:15:07 PM PST · by repubmom · 31 replies · 261+ views
    Manila Times ^ | April 1, 2002 | Dorian Zumel Sicat
    (NOTE: Basilan Provincial Information Officer, Christopher Puno was present in the ward at Basilan Community Hospital when I interviewed Elmina Abdul, less than two weeks prior to her death.) ISABELA CITY, Basilan – Elmina Abdul, widow of one of the Abu Sayyaf co-founders, Edwin Angeles, died in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday, March 30. Ten days before she died, she talked with this writer in confidence while lying on her deathbed at Basilan Community Hospital. I was the last, if not the only reporter, to ever talk with her. Elmina was Edwin’s fourth and last wife. She met him in...
  • Sources: U.S. Special Operations forces kill ISIS commander Abu Sayyaf in Syria raid

    05/16/2015 5:29:49 AM PDT · by McGruff · 82 replies
    CNN ^ | May 16, 2015 | Barbara Starr
    U.S. Special Operations forces killed a senior ISIS commander during a raid intended to capture him in eastern Syria overnight Friday to Saturday, sources familiar with what happened on the ground in Syria told CNN. The ISIS commander, Abu Sayyaf, who was in charge of ISIS' oil and gas operations and directly and increasingly involved in ISIS command and control, fought capture and was killed in the raid, the sources said.
  • Sen. Reid ‘Happy’ Washington Has the ‘Mets’ for a Baseball Team

    07/15/2013 1:37:16 PM PDT · by DFG · 43 replies
    CNS News ^ | 07/15/13 | Eric Scheiner
    In the days leading up to the Major League Baseball All-Star game, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) erroneously called Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson the manager of the “National Mets.” Reid made the comments on the Senate floor July 11, during an argument about changing filibuster rules for presidential nominees.
  • Over 20 killed in military's day-long clashes w/ Abu Sayyaf (bloody Ramadan, Philippines "chapter")

    07/29/2012 11:27:12 AM PDT · by Milagros · 1 replies
    MANILA, Philippines - Day-long clashes that erupted between elite government troops and Abu Sayyaf bandits in Sumisip, Basilan killed over 20 people, military officials said Thursday.. Troops from the 32nd Infantry Battalion sent to secure the detachment were also ambushed. At least four soldiers were killed in the clash while another one was wounded, Caber said. Just recently, armed men believed to be ASG bandits also attacked rubber tappers in Basilan, killing six.
  • Connecting Some Dots in Plamegate

    04/18/2006 7:39:00 AM PDT · by the Real fifi · 28 replies · 1,952+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 4/18/06 | Rick Ballard w. M. Lopez
    Speculation is mounting (except, of course, among the “professional” press), as to the identities of six of the eight individuals included in the Libby subpoena to The New York Times (see Clarice Feldman’s piece here). The Times deemed the identities of only two of the parties worthy of release, former CIA director George Tenet and former White House Spokesman Ari Fleischer. The names of the other six remain elusive
  • ASG and McDonald's cancel Utulei Beach lease (Victory...)

    01/23/2007 7:03:52 PM PST · by coconutt2000 · 7 replies · 581+ views
    Samoa News ^ | 1/23/2007 | La Poasa
    ASG and McDonald's cancel Utulei Beach lease By La Poasa Samoa News Staff The close to one acre of land on Utulei Beach that was leased by the government to McDonald's American Samoa for its second restaurant is no more, after both parties mutually agreed to cancel the less than 10-year lease. Acting Governor Ipulasi A. Sunia sent a letter to the Acting Territorial Registrar on Thursday, Jan. 18 informing the office that the lease has been canceled. This was also revealed yesterday morning by government attorneys at the High Court during a hearing on the Senate's case against American...
  • US Treasury names suspected al Qaeda fund-raisers

    08/03/2006 12:57:36 PM PDT · by WmShirerAdmirer · 6 replies · 840+ views
    Yahoo News/Reuters ^ | August 3, 2006 | Reuters Staff
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday named the Philippine and Indonesian branches of the International Islamic Relief Organization as fund-raisers for al Qaeda and other terror groups. It also designated one of the Saudi-based organization's high-ranking officials, Abd Al Hamid Sulaiman Al-Mujil, as a fund-raiser for al Qaeda. The action means that no American can have any dealings with the two branches of the organization or with Al-Mujil and that any assets they have in the United States will be frozen. "Al-Mujil has a long record of supporting Islamic militant groups, and he has maintained a cell...