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  • 'Black holocaust denier Sarah Palin should eat her own crap'

    12/23/2013 9:16:09 PM PST · by Bratch · 61 replies
    The Voice ^ | 12-23-2013 | Dotun Adebayo
    All I want for Christmas is for black holocaust deniers to eat the crap that comes out of their mouths, Sarah Palin for example. When the acclaimed journalist Martin Bashir was a sports reporter on "The Voice" newspaper 25 years ago, neither I nor any of his colleagues could have tipped him to be one of the most celebrated TV correspondents of his generation. In fact, he was a bit of a tasty geezer in those days with a broad cockney accent that belies his current clipped vowels. All that changed when a certain princess called up the Panorama programme...
  • Good riddance to MSNBC’s Martin Bashir (A liberal condemns Bashir's M.O.)

    12/05/2013 6:43:09 AM PST · by Colonel Kangaroo · 39 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | December 4, 2013 | Erik Wemple
    Conservative America just lost one of its talking points about left-leaning network MSNBC. For the past couple of weeks, the network’s critics have slammed it for a lack of accountability in l’affaire Martin Bashir, who on Nov. 15 made nasty comments suggesting how Sarah Palin, who had foolishly compared public debt to slavery, should be treated to a most horrific form of slave punishment: Defecation in mouth. In his next broadcast, Bashir apologized, but people wanted something more. Today they got it. Bashir has resigned from the network, an occasion marked, as always, by dueling releases of boilerplate. From Bashir:
  • Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC

    12/04/2013 11:44:38 AM PST · by seanmerc · 246 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 4 Dec 13 | Tommy Christopher
    Just over two weeks ago, MSNBC host Martin Bashir delivered a harsh piece of commentary that culminated in the suggestion that someone should “s-h-i-t” in former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin‘s (R-AK) mouth. Bashir offered an abject apology on his next broadcast, but a chorus of critics continued to demand action against the host. After a reported “vacation” for the host earlier this week, Bashir announced, Wednesday afternoon, that MSNBC and Martin Bashir are parting ways.
  • MSNBC's Martin Bashir 'on vacation' after Sarah Palin remarks

    12/02/2013 1:47:35 PM PST · by Zakeet · 49 replies
    Politico ^ | December 2, 2013 | Dylan Byers
    Martin Bashir, the MSNBC host who has come under fire for the controversial remarks he made about Sarah Palin, is "on vacation" and will not host his namesake afternoon program on Monday, POLITICO has learned. Sources at the network said Bashir had been temporarily suspended from the network following graphic remarks he made last month about the former governor from Alaska. In that segment, Bashir suggested that Palin should be forced to endure slavery like conditions, including the consumption of feces. MSNBC spokesperson Lauren Skowronski told a different story: "He’s still out on vacation," she wrote in an email. Asked...
  • NOW, MSNBC, Obama: Hypocrisy on Parade

    11/29/2013 2:51:21 PM PST · by Starman417 · 8 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-29-13 | Warren Beatty
    Governor Sarah Palin, on Saturday, November 9, 2013, compared the ever increasing national debt to slavery. Palin said: Our free stuff today is being paid for by taking money from our children and borrowing from China. When that money comes due - and this isn't racist, but it'll be like slavery when that note is due. We are going to beholden to the foreign master. What she said about the mounting national debt being a form of slavery is true, that the bill for all the borrowing will come due, that our children will have to do what foreign masters...
  • Sorry is Easy. In the Case of Martin Bashir, Suspension Seems to be the Hardest Word

    11/25/2013 11:44:40 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    TV Newser ^ | November 25, 2013 | Gail Shister
    Judging strictly by precedent at MSNBC, if Martin Bashir had called Sarah Palin a ‘c**ks**king fag,’ ‘right wing slut,’ ‘d*ck,’ ‘pimp,’ or ‘nappy headed ho,’ he would be on suspension, at the very least. Instead, Bashir is a free man. All he said about Palin on Nov. 15 was that she should be forced to have someone defecate in her mouth and urinate in her eyes as punishment for her remarks on slavery. What’s wrong with this picture? Plenty, if one considers MSNBC’s long history of Foot in Mouth disease. In every case, the commentator was either suspended or fired....
  • Palin Blasts Media Hypocrisy Over Bashir Comments

    11/25/2013 3:18:43 AM PST · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 11/25/2013
    On Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace, Sarah Palin responded to the outrageous statements that MSNBC's Martin Bashir had made earlier this month during his program, during which he said that someone should "p*ss" and "s***" on Palin's face. Palin said:   Everybody in life takes shots. You have a decision to make when you take a shot. Are you going to become bitter or better? In a case like this, you  know, I don't have to accept his words - his vile, evil comments - so they don't have to affect me. I move on and I charge forth. ...
  • Exclusive: Former Secret Service Agent Cancelled Appearance on Bashir's Show over...

    11/23/2013 4:56:22 AM PST · by markomalley · 36 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 11/23/2013 | Tony Lee
    On Thursday, a former U.S. Secret Service agent who is running for a House seat and has written a book about his life in the Service cancelled his prescheduled appearance on MSNBC's Bashir Live because of Martin Bashir's suggestion that someone should defecate and urinate in former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's mouth. Dan Bongino, who was a Secret Service agent under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, told Breitbart News that his appearance to speak on Bashir's program about his book, Life Inside the Bubble, "was booked in advance of his unfortunate comments," and he could not in good faith appear...
  • Exclusive: Former Secret Service Agent Cancelled Appearance on Bashir's Show over Palin Remarks

    11/23/2013 2:08:18 PM PST · by gooblah · 29 replies
    breitbart ^ | November 22 2013 | Tony Lee
    On Thursday, a former U.S. Secret Service agent who is running for a House seat and has written a book about his life in the Service cancelled his prescheduled appearance on MSNBC's Bashir Live because of Martin Bashir's suggestion that someone should defecate and urinate in former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's mouth.
  • Imus to MSNBC President for Not Firing Bashir: 'Come on, Man!'

    11/22/2013 9:36:35 AM PST · by gooblah · 12 replies
    breitbart ^ | nov. 21 2013 | tony lee
    On Thursday, Don Imus, whom MSNBC fired in 2007 after he referred to the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy headed hos" on the network, said he could not believe MSNBC President Phil Griffin is going to keep Martin Bashir on the air after he suggested someone should urinate or defecate in former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's mouth.
  • Bill O’reilly ATTACKS Sarah Palin for not doing his show – ‘She just wants to give a speech

    11/20/2013 6:51:07 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 142 replies
    Rightscoop ^ | Wednesday November 20, 2013
    In a segment where BillO and Howard Kurtz were criticizing MSNBC for not punishing Martin Bashir, BillO took a moment to attack Sarah Palin for not coming on his show, saying she doesn’t want to mix it up with him, she just wants to give a speech: "Do you want to be frank, Howard? Sarah Palin won’t do this program. She won’t come on the program because she doesn’t want to mix it up. She just wants to give a speech; nobody gives speeches here. Okay? So she doesn’t come on. We invited her on tonight. You are in her...
  • Martin Bashir apologizes for indulging in on-air scatalogical insult to Sarah Palin

    11/19/2013 5:32:09 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/19/2013 | Mary Katherine Ham
    There’s a neat trick the Left has. When you do something stupid and vile, make it so stupid and vile that it makes people uncomfortable to even repeat what you’ve done in order to call you on it. Ted Kennedy is a perfect example. It’s so horrible to leave a woman to drown in a car you drunkenly wrecked while you stagger home to save your political career that even repeating the charge gives everyone an icky feeling. Opposition to born alive infant protection laws is another one. It’s so horrible to oppose a law that would require treatment for...
  • MSNBC's Bashir Apologizes For Saying Someone Should Defecate on Sarah Palin (video)

    11/18/2013 1:29:20 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 147 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | November 18, 2013 | RealClearPolitics
    MARTIN BASHIR: Last Friday, on this broadcast, I made some comments which were deeply offensive and directed at Governor Sarah Palin. I wanted to take this opportunity to say sorry to Mrs. Palin and to also offer an unreserved apology to her friends and family, her supporters, our viewers, and anyone who may have heard what I said. My words were wholly unacceptable. They were neither accurate, nor fair. They were unworthy of anyone who would claim to have an interest in politics, and they have brought shame upon my friends and colleagues at this network, none of whom were...
  • Mark Levin Slashes "Disgraceful" Martin Bashir: "Stay In Your Own Country"

    11/17/2013 2:37:53 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 34 replies
    Real Clear Politics Video ^ | November17,2013 | Mark Levin
    MARK LEVIN: This guy -- what is his name? Martin Bashir -- if that is his name, Martin Bashir -- Friday closed his show with likely the most disgraceful rant against former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin you've ever heard. Hey tough guy, Martin Bashir, you like picking on women? You like picking on a mother and a grandmother? You a tough guy, pal? You strike me as not tough at all, if you get my drift. As a little puke, tough guy. Besides calling her America's resident dunce and claiming she has a deceased mind, Bashir suggested that someone should...
  • Martin Bashir: Ted Cruz is the ‘David Koresh of the Republican Party’

    10/16/2013 7:01:38 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 91 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | October 16, 2013 | Noah Rothman
    During a panel discussion on MSNBC on Wednesday, host Martin Bashir and guests mocked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for misleading those who trusted him into a political dead end which also had the effect of reducing the Republican Party’s approval ratings. Bashir repeatedly linked Cruz to Branch Davidian sect leader David Koresh who perished after a federal raid on his facility in Waco, Texas. “Do you think Ted Cruz is a bit like the David Koresh of the Republican Party?” Bashir asked a visibly shaken BuzzFeed reporter, McKay Coppins. “He’s a bit like a character who believes himself to be...
  • Sudanese Army Deploys After Deadly Khartoum Riots

    09/27/2013 6:23:52 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 5 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 25, 2013 (AP) | MOHAMMED SAEED Associated Press
    Sudanese authorities on Thursday deployed troops around vital installations and gas stations in the country's capital following days of rioting over gas price hikes that killed at least 30 people. The army also reinforced positions around military headquarters in Khartoum and along the city's university road, which is close to the presidential palace. The mood in the capital was tense and schools were closed as residents prepared for more potential violence and protests expected on Friday, particularly after worshippers flood out of mosques following weekly Islamic prayer. Violent protests erupted in Sudan on Monday when President Omar al-Bashir's government decided...
  • Visa request from Sudan's Bashir puts US in difficult situation

    09/23/2013 2:13:22 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 10 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 9/23/13 | foxnews.com
    The Obama administration remained mum Monday on whether it will grant a visa to accused war criminal and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who wants to address the U.N. General Assembly session in New York that begins this week. Bashir told reporters over the weekend that he's booked a New York City hotel and plans to fly into the United States via Morocco, following the State Department confirming last week that he has indeed applied for a visa. Bashir's wishes have put the U.S. government in a tricky and troubling situation. The Sudanese leader has been indicted by the International Criminal...
  • Sudan's Bashir, wanted by the ICC, says he will travel to U.N.

    09/22/2013 7:56:37 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 2 replies
    Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, wanted by the International Criminal Court on genocide charges, said on Sunday he planned to attend this week's U.N. General Assembly and had already booked a hotel in New York. Washington has led calls for Bashir to face international justice over bloodshed in the now decade-old conflict in Sudan's Darfur region, and a senior State Department official said last week that Bashir would "not receive a warm welcome" if he traveled to New York.
  • Libyan official ties Morsi to Benghazi attack

    07/10/2013 10:39:11 PM PDT · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 26 replies
    WND ^ | July 10, 2013 | JEROME R. CORSI
    A letter by a top Libyan official blames the attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens on Mohamed Morsi, the now deposed president of Egypt...
  • MSNBC's Bashir: IRS Investigation a Racist Republican Attack on 'Black Man in the White House'

    06/05/2013 3:26:12 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | June 5, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    Just when you thought the folks at MSNBC couldn't go any lower in defending the current White House resident, someone there stoops to new depths. On the Martin Bashir show Wednesday, the host actually said that investigating the scandal at the Internal Revenue Service is a racist Republican attack on "the black man in the White House" (video follows with fuller transcribed highlights and commentary):MSNBC's Bashir: Investigating the IRS is a Racist Republican Attack on 'Black Man in White House' After playing a clip of Mitt Romney making a joke about his birth certificate, Bashir said, “That was the moment...
  • Obama’s Brother Works With Man Who Attacked US Embassy

    05/25/2013 9:41:37 PM PDT · by george76 · 29 replies
    Shoebat ^ | May 24, 2013 | Theodore Shoebat
    Since the IRS scam has become the most momentous topic of the day, we now know, thanks to my father, that Obama’s brother, Malik Obama, is deeply associated with Omar al-Bashir, the one who was behind the attack on the US embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, which occurred at around the same time as the Benghazi attack ... Malik is the Executive Secretary for the Islamic Da’wa Organization (IDO), which is stationed in Khartoum, Sudan, and which has its primary focus in expanding Wahhabist Islam in the African subcontinent. It was also in Khartoum, as I have written on before, where...
  • Sudan: North to Adopt Islamic Constitution

    10/15/2011 8:56:03 AM PDT · by george76 · 3 replies
    AllAfrica Global Media ^ | October 14, 2011
    Sudan will go ahead with plans to adopt an entirely Islamic constitution and strengthen Islamic law, President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Wednesday, three months after its former civil war enemy South Sudan became independent. Juba seceded on July 9 after a referendum agreed under a 2005 peace deal that ended decades of civil war between the mainly Muslim north and the South where most follow Christian and traditional beliefs. Bashir had said in December that Sudan would adopt an Islamic constitution if Juba seceded but many southerners had hoped he would not deliver on this. His comments will add...
  • Jihad In Sudan Redux

    07/31/2011 11:14:41 AM PDT · by americanophile · 4 replies
    On July 9, the mostly Christian South Sudan will legally and officially separate from the Muslim north and become a new, independent and free country. Fearing loss of its iron clad grip of other non-Arab regions in the north, whose people likely envy the freedoms won by the South, Arab/Islamist leaders in Khartoum have launched a military assault on the Nuba Mountains, a mixed Christian, animist and Muslim region. Reports from the area are gruesomely reminiscent of the decades-long assault Khartoum waged on the South. These include forced conversions to Islam, mass displacement, bombing of civilians and mass slaughter. Anticipating...
  • Sudanese official directly linked to genocide to meet with Obama administration

    04/30/2013 4:48:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    damnstraightpolitics.com ^ | 4/30/13 | Donlyn Turnbull
    In what I’m considering a new low, even for this administration, the State Department has announced it will be hosting a Sudanese delegation know for state sponsored terror and crimes against humanity by means of ethnic cleansing in the Darfur region. The Obama administration agreed to a high-level meeting with a delegation from the Sudan, the State Department announced on Monday. The Associated Press is reporting Senior officials with the National Congress Party, (NCP) of the Sudan have agreed to come to Washington for the “candid discussion on the conflicts and humanitarian crises within Sudan.” The delegation will be led...
  • Bashir: Suspected Boston Bombers Hurt "Peace-Loving Religion" Of Islam

    04/23/2013 1:53:34 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 20 replies
    Real Clear Politics Video ^ | April 23, 2013 | Ian Schwartz
    MSNBC's Martin Bashir explains how suspected Boston Marathon bombers, the Tsarnaev brothers, are the just the latest to use terror in the name of Islam – burying the "peace, compassion and kindness of the Koran.
  • Darfuris are (still) victims of Bashir’s regime in Sudan (racist Arabist Islamist Sudan)

    10/13/2012 11:48:45 PM PDT · by Milagros
    Sudan Tribune ^ | Oct. 5, 2012 | M. A. Suleiman
    October 5, 2012 — It has become clear that the people of the Darfur Region have been subject to collective punishment under the reign of the Arabism-Islamism entity of the racist supremacist National Congress Party (NCP)... Political observers indicate that the NCP regime which has adopted racial discrimination against fellow citizens and claiming its ethnic superiority and calling for an Arab - Islamic state and religious bigotry and apartheid approach in governance is no stranger to treat Darfur female students with Barbaric-style cruelty. Apparently, some of those NCP sellouts lack the Sudanese magnanimity because they did not grow up in...
  • MSNBC’s Martin Bashir Shouts Down Then Boots Republican Guest

    08/23/2012 9:39:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 8/23/12 | Andrew Kirell
    Thursday afternoon on Martin Bashir‘s MSNBC show, a disagreement over the implications of a current Army general denouncing military members who engage in partisan politics got heated quickly. The result was Bashir shouting down his opposing guest and cutting the segment short. Earlier in the segment, GOP strategist Trey Hardin had said that military leaders are critical of the president, which prompted Bashir to bring up the recent Fox News quote in which General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, expresses disappointment in the anti-Obama campaign launched by several ex-military members (groups which Bashir characterized as “Swift...
  • Jimmy Carter: Human Rights Violator

    06/26/2012 2:44:47 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 26, 2012 | Robert Wargas
    Judging the ex-president by his own standards. “The United States is abandoning its role as the global champion of human rights.” Thus begins former President James Earl Carter’s recent New York Times op-ed, in which he claims that the United States, through its use of unmanned aerial vehicles, consistently violates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Whether drones are morally acceptable is, of course, a valid area of debate, and one might have principled reasons for opposing them. I propose, however, that we look into Carter’s own history of violating the UDHR. Unlike Ronald Reagan or both Bushes, who, like...
  • MSNBC makes another lame attack on Fox News and misspell Bret Baier's last name

    03/20/2012 3:13:47 PM PDT · by careyb · 8 replies · 1+ views
    The Hope For America Blog ^ | 3/20/12 | Martin Bashir, David Corn
    And they ignore their network's own role in forwarding the "Is Obama a Muslim?" question.
  • There They Go Again, Those Arab Racists

    11/17/2006 5:18:23 PM PST · by Fred Nerks · 19 replies · 644+ views
    Arutz Sheva website ^ | Jul 15, '04 / 26 Tammuz 5764 | by Ariel Natan Pasko
    There they go again. The story is so old already. Arab militia or Arab army or Arab terrorist attacks non-Arab. Or was that Muslim fanatic attacks non-Muslim? This time, it's happening in Sudan. While we're sitting and talking, probably a few hundred more black Africans in Sudan have starved to death, or been brutally killed, raped, enslaved, or simply pushed off their land by 7th century Arab imperialist invaders, or more rightly "Arab settlers". Oh yes, that's right. "Arab settlers". Like the ones Saddam Hussein brought into Kurdistan - i.e., the Kurdish areas of northern Iraq - in the 1970s...
  • US appeases Sudan's genocidal tyrant while NATO bombs Libya

    07/19/2011 9:11:16 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 3 replies
    Examiner ^ | July 19, 2011 | Michael Hughes
    Although Sudanese president Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir meets more than all of the requirements that qualified Libya's Muammar Gaddafi for regime change -- the U.S. has shown an alarming amount of empathy for the oppressor and his cabal in Khartoum. In fact, Gaddafi's sins pale in comparison to those of Bashir, whose transgressions were concisely enumerated by Doyle McManus in the L.A. Times on Tuesday. Because of his role as the architect of the Darfur genocide -- a campaign which claimed over 300,000 lives -- Bashir became the first sitting head of state indicted for war crimes by the International...
  • Cain Supporter Mocks Bashir: ‘I Have Made It to the Big Time. I Am On MSDNC’

    11/03/2011 10:41:53 PM PDT · by Watchdog85 · 20 replies · 2+ views
    The Blaze ^ | 3 November, 2011 | Tiffany Gabbay
    Apostle Claver, an outspoken supporter of GOP front-runner Herman Cain and founder of RagingElephants.org, appeared on Martin Bashir‘s program Thursday and jokingly referred to the host’s network as “MSDNC.“ DNC of course being the ”Democratic National Committee.” Not surprisingly, Bashir found little humor in Claver’s comment, stating dryly, “it’s not actually that.” Bashir began his segment by playing an earlier clip of Claver speaking before an audience in which he said that the Democratic party is the “party of the KKK.” “It‘s the Democratic Party that’s the racist,” Claver says in the clip. “The Party of the Ku Klux Klan....
  • Bashir Asks Liberal Guest 'Do You Think Herman Cain Can Spell the Word "Iraq?"'

    10/24/2011 12:06:07 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 21, 2011 | Noel Sheppard
    It's becoming clear that MSNBC anchors, hosts, and commentators are allowed to say any defamatory thing they want about the Republican presidential candidates. On Friday, Martin Bashir asked one of his liberal guests, Goldie Taylor, "Do you think Herman Cain can spell the word 'Iraq?'" (video follows with commentary): (VIDEO AT LINK) For the record, Cain received a Masters degree in computer science from Purdue while working full-time for the Department of the Navy as a ballistics analyst. He went on to be CEO of Godfather's Pizza, CEO of the National Restaurants Association, chairman of the Kansas City Federal Reserve,...
  • Abbas Supports Genocidal Sudanese Leader Bashir

    08/29/2011 2:12:54 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/8/11 | Gil Ronen
    Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has expressed his personal support for the president of Sudan, Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, who has been charged in the International Criminal Court with being responsible for the genocide in Darfur, Palestinian Media Watch reported. In a letter to the Sudanese president, Abbas wrote that he and PA Arabs "have complete faith in the wisdom of President Omar Al-Bashir." PMW's Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik note that in 2008, evidence was presented in the International Criminal Court of Justice that showed that "Al-Bashir committed the crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in...
  • Tea Party Freshman Decimates NBC Anchor

    07/15/2011 12:34:21 PM PDT · by ebysan · 34 replies
    http://nation.foxnews.com/rep-joe-walsh/2011/07/14/tea-party-freshman-decimates-nbc-news-anchor | 7/14/2011 | NBC News
    http://nation.foxnews.com/rep-joe-walsh/2011/07/14/tea-party-freshman-decimates-nbc-news-anchor TEA PARTY FRESHMAN DECIMATES NBC NEWS ANCHOR Short Video at above link Tea Party Freshman Congressman Joe Walsh (R) appeared on Martin Bashir’s NBC News show this afternoon and completely schooled the British-accented anchor.
  • MSNBC Host To Tancredo: "Do You Want Obama Killed?" (W/Video)

    05/10/2011 3:01:54 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 30 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 5-10-11 | RCP
    (Exchange starts near 2:50 mark) Martin Bashir to Fmr. Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-CO): "To follow your logic, would you have then preferred the death of the president as opposed to bin Laden?" Tancredo responds: "Of course not, my God."
  • Indonesia cleric Abu Bakar Bashir tells court that arms training is God's will

    02/23/2011 10:18:58 PM PST · by george76 · 11 replies
    AFP ^ | February 24, 2011
    INDONESIAN cleric Abu Bakar Bashir told a court Thursday that Muslims have a religious duty to take up arms against non-believers, as he offered his first defence against terrorism charges. The cleric who is regarded as a spiritual leader of Islamist militants around the region is accused of leading an Al-Qaeda-style militant group that was discovered training recruits in Aceh province last year. Police jostled with about 200 of the frail 72-year-old's radical supporters as he arrived under tight guard amid shouts of "Allahu akbar" ... The cleric is an alleged co-founder of the Jemaah Islamiyah regional terror organisation blamed...
  • Egypt: Hizbullah declared war on us

    12/29/2008 11:04:58 AM PST · by mojito · 26 replies · 1,337+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 12/29/2008 | Brenda Gazzar
    In a press conference held on Monday afternoon in Ankara with his Turkish counterpart, Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit responded to criticism by Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday, saying that "They have practically declared war on Egypt via several satellite stations. The Egyptian people reject and opposes this declaration." "They want for there to be chaos in Egypt as there is in their country," Gheit said of Hizbullah. "I tell this man [Nasrallah]: No, no! Our armed forces can defend our homeland from people like you. Your interest in creating chaos is not in the best interest of...
  • Terrorists Planned Car Bomb Attacks

    08/09/2010 1:48:49 AM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies
    THE JAKARTA POST.com ^ | Mon, 08/09/2010 10:26 AM | Dicky Christanto and Bagus BT Saragih, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta
    SNIPPET: "The police arrested two terrorist suspects at the house: Fahri Tanjung, also known as Hilmi, and Hamzah. The police also found chemicals they believed were to be used to make explosives and an activated hand-made high-explosive bomb inside the house. West Java Police chief Insp. Gen. Sutarman said the police detonated the high-explosive bomb on location after failing to defuse it. Books and VCDs on jihad, as well as an air rifle were seized as evidence. One of the VCDs was titled Afghanistan jihad: The journey of the oppressed. Sutarman said the suspects had been involved in acts of...
  • FBI raid at meat processor believed tied to immigration irregularities [UPDATE:TERROR PLOT -ARRESTS]

    10/21/2009 12:39:00 AM PDT · by Cindy · 162 replies · 5,266+ views
    CHICAGO TRIBUNE.com ^ | October 20, 2009 | Tribune staff report
    SNIPPET: "Search at Grundy County plant called part of ongoing probe" SNIPPET: "But a source said the owner of the plant, which processes lamb and goat, was taken into custody at his home in Chicago. Documents and records were taken from the plant and from a Chicago travel agency on West Devon Avenue, also owned by the same person, the source said."
  • Indian Government Officials Provided Access to Terror Defendant David Headley

    06/11/2010 3:35:06 AM PDT · by Cindy · 10 replies · 313+ views
    US DOJ.gov - justice.gov ^ | June 10, 2010 | n/a
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 10, 2010 Indian Government Officials Provided Access to Terror Defendant David Headley As part of the cooperation and partnership between the United States and India in the fight against international terrorism, Indian law enforcement officials were provided direct access to interview David Coleman Headley, the Justice Department announced today. Mr. Headley and his counsel agreed to the meetings and Headley answered the Indian investigators’ questions over the course of seven days of interviews. There were no restrictions on the questions posed by Indian investigators. To protect the confidentiality of the investigations being conducted by both...
  • North American Muslims issue fatwa

    01/08/2010 10:20:13 PM PST · by spyone · 425 replies · 14,076+ views
    http://www.islamicsupremecouncil.com/iscc-fatwa-against%20terrorism.htm ^ | January 8, 2010 | Islamic Supreme Council of Canada
    Date: January 8, 2010 ISCC affiliated Imams Issue Important Fatwa Attack on Canada and the United States is Attack on Muslims Over 10 million Muslims Live in North America Calgary) Twenty Imams affiliated with the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada have issued a Fatwa today declaring the attacks on Canada and the United States by any extremist will be the attack on 10 million Muslims living in North America. This is the first Fatwa by the Muslim clergy declaring attacks on Canada and the United States as attack on Muslims. Following is the text of the Fatwa. FATWA (religious edict)...
  • "TO ABSENT FRIENDS..."

    07/24/2009 11:33:27 PM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies · 452+ views
    INTERNET-HAGANAH.cm ^ | Posted on 24 July 2009, 15:30 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "Bashir al-Ameriki, born Bryant Neal Vinas, was in the right place at the right time. He caught a wave of online jihadi activism dominated by some really interesting and aggressive individuals, and he rode that wave all the way to glory - sort of. Now he's a prized possession of the United States of America. I have to assume there are a number of indictments either pending or under seal, because Bashir likes to talk."
  • Malaysia - Police arrest key leader of Kumpulan Militant Malaysia (KMM) - Wan Min Wan Mat

    09/27/2002 1:53:51 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 1 replies · 495+ views
    The Star (Kuala Lumpur) ^ | September 27, 2002
    KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested Wan Min Wan Mat, a key leader of Kumpulan Militant Malaysia (KMM) during an operation in Kota Baru Friday morning. Inspector-general of police Tan Sri Norian Mai said the 42-year-old former Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) lecturer was arrested at about 9.30am. Police are looking for eight suspects who are key KMM members and are offering a RM50,000 reward for information on each leader.
  • Bashir to Be Deported If Stripped of Indonesian Nationality

    11/10/2002 7:55:57 AM PST · by knighthawk · 5 replies · 418+ views
    Islam Online ^ | November 10 2002 | Kazi Mahmood
    KUALA LUMPUR, November 10 (IslamOnline) - The Muslim leader accused of terror links with the al-Qaeda and the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) Abu Bakar Bashir risks deportation to Malaysia, Singapore or the U.S. if he is stripped of his Indonesian nationality, sources said Sunday, November 10. Singapore and Malaysia have in the past urged Indonesia to arrest Bashir for his alleged role in terror activities on their soil. Basyir is accused by Singapore of being the spiritual leader of the JI while Malaysia has him high on the terror list allegedly for connections with the Malaysian Mujahidin Movement (KMM). The U.S....
  • Selective disagreements

    03/28/2009 8:30:23 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 329+ views
    Al Ahram ^ | 26 March 2009 | Dina Ezzat
    When Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir arrived in Cairo yesterday noon for talks with President Hosni Mubarak it was his second overseas trip since the arrest warrant indicting him for war crimes and crimes against humanity was issued on 4 March by the International Criminal Court (ICC). The message Al-Bashir is sending by making consecutive trips to Asmara and Cairo is, his aides say, one of "defiance" against the ICC warrant. Official Sudanese statements suggest Al-Bashir's defiance may well extend to the annual Arab summit in Doha on 30 March despite orchestrated appeals by the masses and an unprecedented religious edict...
  • Will warrant tip Sudan into abyss?

    03/04/2009 3:27:09 PM PST · by forkinsocket · 6 replies · 432+ views
    BBC ^ | 4 March 2009 | Amber Henshaw
    After months of deliberation, the pre-trial chamber judges finally decided to issue the warrant for war crimes and crimes against humanity for alleged atrocities committed in the Darfur region of Sudan. The question now is what will happen next? The stakes could not be higher. On the one hand supporters of the global court will be hoping that the arrest warrant will be enough to persuade Sudan's politicians to hand the country's leader over. Over the last few months rumours that a coup is on the cards have been circulating around Khartoum. But insiders say that senior members of the...
  • Update on Arrest warrant of Arab league backed Al-Bashir for racist genocide

    03/04/2009 10:07:22 AM PST · by Righting · 1 replies · 436+ views
    Compiled from various news sources | March, 2009
    March 2009 Update on the racist Arab Muslim [Arab league backed] dictator Al Bashir's arrest warrant for genocide, crimes against humanity     Ban urges Sudan to ensure safety of UN bodies Reuters - [March, 4, 2009]UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Khartoum to cooperate with all UN entities and ensure their safety after the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant on Wednesday for Sudan's leader.http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSTRE5234A520090304   World court issues arrest warrant for Sudan's Bashir Christian Science Monitor [Mar. 4, 2009]‎http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/0305/p90s01-woaf.html   Court issues war crimes warrant for Sudan's Bashir The Associated Press  [Mar. 4, 2009]‎...charges...
  • International Court issues arrest warrant for Sudanese president

    03/04/2009 6:13:39 AM PST · by happinesswithoutpeace · 4 replies · 468+ views
    CNN ^ | March 04 2009 | Nic Robertson
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (CNN) -- The International Criminal Court at the Hague issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for a five-year campaign of violence in Darfur. Bashir is charged with seven counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes. The warrant does not mention genocide, but the court may issue an amended warrant to include that charge later, ICC spokeswoman Laurence Blairon said. Five counts are for crimes against humanity and include murder, extermination, forcible transfer, torture, and rape, Blairon said. The other two are for war crimes, for intentionally directing attacks against civilians and...
  • Report: Israeli air force attacks Gaza City

    12/27/2008 2:01:50 AM PST · by Cindy · 1,087 replies · 25,328+ views
    YNET NEWS.com ^ | 12/27/08, 11:46/Israel News | Hanan Greenberg and Reuters)
    Israel's air force fired around 20 missiles at targets in Gaza City on Saturday, causing heavy damage, a Reuters witness said. The IDF has confirmed the report. (Hanan Greenberg and Reuters)