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  • Doctor accused of bomb plot planned in London and Glasgow were meant to scare not maim or kill

    11/12/2008 2:49:59 PM PST · by Sammy67 · 14 replies · 1,714+ views
    guardian.co.uk ^ | 11/12/08
    An NHS doctor accused of the Glasgow airport attack today admitted planning to set cars on fire to give Britain a "taste of fear". Bilal Abdulla, 29, an Iraqi, said he had wanted the incendiary devices to throw the spotlight back on the devastating effect of war on his homeland. He branded the British government "democratically elected murderers" and said he wanted Muslims to escape oppression and leave Britain. But Abdulla told Woolwich crown court in London that he knew the "horror and terror" of the July 7 attacks and had not wanted to injure or kill anyone. Going into...
  • Duo who attacked Glasgow airport 'were resigned to death', say officers

    07/05/2007 2:07:38 PM PDT · by Stoat · 19 replies · 1,475+ views
    The Times (U.K.) ^ | July 5, 2007 | Adam Fresco
    Duo who attacked Glasgow airport 'were resigned to death', say officers   (Daily Record) One of the men who attacked Glasgow airport being hosed down with a fire extinguisher. He is currently in a critical condition (Daily Record)       Adam Fresco   Two police officers today described the moment they foiled the plans of two would-be bombers to bring death and destruction to Glasgow aiport. The officers said that the two men, one of whom was trying to keep them away from the car while the other was covered in flames, “were resigned to death”. Constable Stewart...
  • U.K. Police Find Suicide Note From Botched Glasgow Airport Attackers

    07/04/2007 1:57:16 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 18 replies · 868+ views
    allheadlinenews.com ^ | 07/04/07 | Tomasz Filipczak
    London, England (AHN) - Police in Britain have found a suicide note left by the men who drove a Jeep Cherokee into Glasgow's airport on Saturday. The note shows, according to police, that the men driving the vehicle full of explosives intended to die in their failed terror attack. Police also believe the two men are responsible for leaving two cars packed with explosives in central London a day earlier. The men apparently left the cars and made the six-hour drive to Scotland. Police have not said where the suicide note was found. They have identified the two suspects as...
  • Glasgow Airport Bomber Left Suicide Note

    07/04/2007 7:10:09 PM PDT · by blam · 14 replies · 1,424+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-5-2007 | Duncan Gardham - Richard Edwards
    Glasgow airport bomber left suicide note By Duncan Gardham and Richard Edwards Last Updated: 2:40am BST 05/07/2007 One of the two men accused of trying to bomb Glasgow airport left a suicide note, it was claimed last night. The focus is now on the role of Bilal Abdulla, the Iraqi doctor who was a passenger in the Jeep that rammed into the terminal at Glasgow airport Police were said to have found the note, describing the men's motives and grievances, CNN reported. Officers suspect that some of the doctors arrested in connection with the failed car bombings in London and...
  • 3 Doctors Among Arrested in British Plot

    07/02/2007 6:19:51 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 29 replies · 773+ views
    Breitbart ^ | Jul 2,2007 | DAVID STRINGER,ap
    LONDON (AP) - At least three physicians were identified Monday among suspects arrested in Britain's failed car bomb attacks, and authorities announced three new arrests—including a doctor in Australia—as the investigation spread overseas. British media reports said an Indian doctor also was among the eight people in custody and another outlet said at least five of the detainees in Britain were physicians. British police confirmed a Palestinian doctor and Iraqi physician were among those held, while Australian officials said a foreign doctor working there had been detained in the case. Officers used heightened stop-and-search powers and armed response vehicles to...
  • Profiles of the terror suspects: The Iraqi junior doctor and the 'brilliant' neurologist

    07/02/2007 5:41:41 PM PDT · by Shermy · 30 replies · 1,121+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | July 3, 2007
    The suspected ringleader of the failed bomb plot has been named as 'brilliant neurologist' Mohammed Asha, 26. Saudi-born Asha, 26, was arrested with his 27-year-old wife, who was in traditional Muslim dress, on the M6 in Cheshire on Saturday night. They were in a car with their two-year-old son when police were believed to have been alerted to Dr Asha's car after his number plate flashed up on an automatic recognition camera. He is believed to being questioned over possible links to the two Mercedes packed with gas canisters, petrol and nails found in the West End on Friday. The...
  • Five Doctors Held Over Attacks (It's now FIVE DOCTORS in the UK Terror Attacks)

    07/02/2007 3:30:51 PM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 83 replies · 2,579+ views
    Sky News ^ | 07-02-07 | Sky News
    Five doctors are now being held in connection with the recent attempted terror attacks - one is an Iraqi doctor who trained in Baghdad. Sky sources named him as Iraqi Bilal Abdulla - he was left relatively unscathed in an attack on Glasgow airport, in which two men drove a flaming jeep into the airport terminal. Two doctors were arrested in Paisley, Glasgow, another in Liverpool and one on the M6 on Saturday night. Abdulla was pictured being led away from the explosion by police and worked at the Royal Alexandra Hospital near Glasgow. The other man detained at Glasgow...
  • Another Jihadi Doctor (U.K. Terror Busts now include 3 Doctors)

    07/02/2007 12:41:37 PM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 12 replies · 329+ views
    LGF ^ | 07-02-07 | Charles Johnson
    Wow. We now have three doctors under suspicion for the terror attacks in the UK and Scotland. LONDON, England (CNN) — Investigators are focusing on at least three doctors believed to have played a role in the attempted terror attacks in London and Glasgow last week, sources said Monday. Iraqi doctor Bilal Abdulla, 27, has been identified as one of the two men who rammed an explosives-laden SUV into a terminal at Glasgow’s airport on Saturday, one of the sources said. British authorities believe those two men are the same ones who parked two car bombs in central London on...
  • Terror Suspect Was Iraqi Doctor

    07/02/2007 8:30:14 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 58 replies · 2,677+ views
    Terror Suspect Was Iraqi Doctor Updated: 16:26, Monday July 02, 2007 The second man involved in the failed attack on Glasgow airport was an Iraqi doctor who trained in Baghdad, sources have told Sky News. Sources named the man as Bilal Abdulla - he was left relatively unscathed in the incident. It comes as police blew up a suspect car outside the Royal Alexandra Hospital near Glasgow - another car was also detonated on Sunday. Abdulla's co-conspirator, Dr Mohammed Asha, 26, is being treated in the Royal Alexandra. He was pictured, badly burned, being held by police on the ground...