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  • Police seize Turkish Qaeda leader - report

    12/09/2006 4:33:29 PM PST · by FairOpinion · 9 replies · 538+ views
    Reuters UK ^ | Dec. 9, 2006 | Reuters
    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police have detained a lawyer who admitted he was the leader of al Qaeda in Turkey, Anatolian News Agency reported on Saturday. Nine other suspects were also held. Police seized bomb-making material and a compact disc set to explode when inserted into a computer -- the first time Turkish police had got hold of such a device -- the state-run agency said. They also found maps of an oil refinery owned by the Tupras group in the house, the agency said. Police could not confirm the report. CNN Turk said the leader was a 25-year-old lawyer...
  • 10 al-Qaida militants detained in Turkey (under surveillance for over a year)

    12/09/2006 11:30:04 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 290+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 12/9/06 | AP
    ANKARA, Turkey - Police detained 10 suspected al-Qaida militants, including a lawyer who identified himself as the group's leader in Turkey, the state-run Anatolia news agency reported Saturday. The 10 were detained in simultaneous raids in Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir, the agency reported. It did not say when the operations took place. The group was under surveillance for more than a year and the raids were ordered after authorities determined the group had obtained materials to make bombs, the report said. Police seized bomb-making material, including what the agency called a "CD bomb" — a minuscule explosive device placed on...