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  • BREAKING: Ilyas Kashmiri ‘killed’ in US drone attack [Osama bin Laden's replacement]

    06/04/2011 1:32:36 AM PDT · by James C. Bennett · 114 replies
    Dawn ^ | June 4, 2011 | Dawn
    PESHAWAR: According to a BBCUrdu report, Ilyas Kashmiri, a Pakistani terrorist leader with ties to al Qaeda, was among those killed in the latest drone strikes in South Waziristan. The report quoted locals as saying that Kashmiri was killed in the strike that killed at least nine militants. Kashmiri was the chief of the Harkatul Jihad al-Islami (HJI), an organisation affiliated with al Qaeda. He is widely believed to have masterminded the attack on the PNS Mehran naval base in Karachi. A government official in Peshawar told BBCUrdu that although he had been receiving information regarding the death of Kashmiri...
  • Gain from Headley bargain: Watertight case against Lashkar

    03/19/2010 2:30:00 PM PDT · by James C. Bennett · 1 replies · 233+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 19 March, 2010 | The Times of India
    NEW DELHI: The agreement between David Coleman Headley and US authorities, under which he pleaded guilty to being part of the 26/11 plot in order to dodge the death sentence and extradition to India, has considerably abated the fear here that the Americans would let off Headley aka Daood Gilani, a suspected "double agent", lightly. It also marks a big boost to New Delhi's efforts to expose Pakistan's propaganda to project Lashkar as a group focused on J&K. Details of the "guilty" plea made by Headley validate India's claims about the Lashkar leadership masterminding 26/11, and suggest that the American...
  • The Mohammed Cartoon Dust Has Not Settled[Implications U.S. Citizen Headley Double Agent]

    01/06/2011 8:21:34 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 8 replies ^ | January 6, 2011 | 0955 GMT | Scott Stewart
    When one considers all of the people and places in the West targeted by transnational jihadists over the past few years, iconic targets such as New York’s Times Square, the London Metro and the Eiffel Tower come to mind. There are also certain target sets such as airlines and subways that jihadists focus on more than others. Upon careful reflection, however, it is hard to find any target set that has been more of a magnet for transnational jihadist ire over the past year than the small group of cartoonists and newspapers involved in the Mohammed cartoon controversy. Every year...
  • Chicago Resident David Coleman Headley Pleads Guilty... [Re: Mumbai, India, Let, Denmark]

    03/18/2010 3:27:38 PM PDT · by Cindy · 16 replies · 574+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, March 18, 2010 Chicago Resident David Coleman Headley Pleads Guilty to Role in India and Denmark Terrorism Conspiracies Admits Conducting Surveillance for Lashkar e Tayyiba in Planning 2008 Mumbai Attacks David Coleman Headley, a U.S. citizen of partial Pakistani descent, pleaded guilty today to a dozen federal terrorism charges, admitting that he participated in planning the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, as well as later planning to attack a Danish newspaper. In pleading guilty to all 12 counts that were brought against him in December and were...
  • Headley pleads guilty to terror charges

    03/18/2010 2:13:32 PM PDT · by James C. Bennett · 23 replies · 510+ views
    Rediff ^ | 18 March, 2010 | Rediff
    In a volte-face, Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Coleman Headley, accused of plotting the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks and conspiring to target a Danish newspaper, pleaded guilty on Thursday before a US court in Chicago.  49-year-old Headley, who was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's joint terrorism task force on October 3 2009, told US District Judge Harry Leinenweber that he wanted to change his plea to guilty, in an apparent bid to get a lighter sentence than the maximum death penalty.  Headley, charged on 12-counts, admitted guilty in all of them. Headley, son of a Pakistani diplomat and a Philadelphia...
  • Breaking : SHOOTOUTS IN MUMBAI [A lot of people killed and injured]

    11/26/2008 9:39:53 AM PST · by Indian_Fighter_Kite · 2,960 replies · 102,348+ views
    CNN IBN ^ | Wed, Nov 26, 2008
    Mumbai: At least 15 people have been injured in gunfights between two groups in at least three places in Mumbai on Thursday night. Details are sketchy but it is believed that two gangs fired at each other at outside CST Railway Terminus, Hotel Oberoi and the popular Café Leopold restaurant in Mumbai. The first shooting took place near the CST police station

    03/03/2010 9:47:40 PM PST · by Velveeta · 532 replies · 5,882+ views
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  • Chicago man to plead guilty in 2008 Mumbai terror attacks

    03/17/2010 2:35:29 AM PDT · by Cindy · 9 replies · 459+ views
    SUN ^ | March 16, 2010 | By NATASHA KORECKI Federal Courts Reporter
    SNIPPET: “Chicagoan David Headley — a key figure in the ongoing investigation into the November 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, India — plans to plead guilty this week. Headley, 49, is scheduled to change his plea Thursday before U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber in Chicago, according to court records. Among the charges facing Headley, an American of Pakistani descent, is conspiracy to bomb public places. That charge carries a possible death sentence.”
  • Chicago immigration agency a front for terror plot, federal probers allege

    01/02/2010 3:58:29 PM PST · by Cindy · 30 replies · 2,004+ views
    CHICAGO ^ | January 3, 2009 | Antonio Olivo
    “Chicago immigration agency a front for terror plot, federal probers allege U.S. probe targets operations of First World Immigration” By Antonio Olivo Tribune reporter January 3, 2010 SNIPPET: “Federal prosecutors charge that the Immigration center served as a front in a Chicago-based terror plot to bomb a Danish newspaper that in 2005 outraged Muslims worldwide when it published unflattering caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad. First World’s owner, Tahawwur Hussain Rana, also knew in advance of plans for the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, India, which killed 172 people, federal prosecutors allege. Randall Samborn, spokesman for the U.S. attorney’s office in...
  • Chicago man knew of Mumbai attack beforehand

    12/14/2009 3:45:05 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 5 replies · 465+ views
    Reuters ^ | Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:14pm | Reporting by Andrew Stern; Editing by Cynthia Osterman
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Pakistani-born Chicago businessman charged with helping plan an attack on a Danish newspaper knew about the assault on Mumbai in advance and discussed other potential targets in India, prosecutors said on Monday.U.S. In arguing against releasing Tahawwur Rana from jail on bond, federal prosecutors in Chicago gave more details about a conversation authorities recorded earlier this year between Rana and accused conspirator David Headley. In the September 7 conversation during a long car drive, Rana, 48, and Headley, 49, discussed Rana's meeting in Dubai days before the November 2008 attack on Mumbai with an associate referred...
  • Breaking, Fox News, Chicago Man charged in Mumbai murders.

    12/07/2009 10:38:27 AM PST · by machogirl · 69 replies · 3,119+ views
    Fox News ^ | Dec 7, 2009 | Mike Levine
    American Charged in Mumbai Terror Attacks December 7, 2009 - 12:59 PM | by: Mike Levine A Chicago man who was arrested in October for allegedly planning terrorist attacks against a Danish newspaper has now been charged for his alleged role in the Mumbai terrorist attacks that happened a year earlier, in November 2008, and claimed the lives of nearly 170 people. David Coleman Headley, 49, was charged in a 12-count criminal information with six counts of conspiracy to bomb public places in India, to murder and maim people in India and Denmark, to provide material support to foreign terrorist...
  • Headley used women as cover in India

    12/05/2009 1:09:34 AM PST · by Cindy · 3 replies · 663+ views ^ | December 04, 2009 15:31 IST | n/a
    Thanks to a special freepmailer for pointing to this link. # SNIPPET: “”We are trying to ascertain whether the Moroccan was one of the women who could have helped guide the Mumbai terrorists during the attacks. Our investigations show that this woman had visited Mumbai on two occasions and met Headley during his stay here,” said an IB source.” SNIPPET: “Indian investigators say that Headley was not a womaniser but used women as a perfect cover for his operations. The IB says that this is contrary to the image Headley portrayed during his interrogation by the FBI. He came across...
  • US shares info with India on Headley's ISI links

    11/29/2009 1:54:21 AM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 2 replies · 514+ views
    Hindustan Times ^ | 11/22/2009 | Indo-Asian News Service
    The US Saturday disclosed to India new information linking the anti-terror plot hatched by expatriates David Coleman Headley and Tahawuur Rana with some elements in the ISI and said it will reveal the name of a key Pakistani national linked to the Mumbai carnage in a week's time. The disclosure came when National Security Adviser MK Narayanan held talks with CIA chief Leon Panetta in New Delhi on Saturday, reliable sources said. The new information given by the US reinforces Indian investigations that have pointed to links between Headley and Rana, who were arrested by the FBI in Chicago last...
  • A Terror Suspect With Feet in East and West

    11/21/2009 6:20:52 PM PST · by reaganaut1 · 7 replies · 892+ views
    New York Times ^ | November 22, 2009 | Ginger Thompson
    The trip from a strict Pakistani boarding school to a bohemian bar in Philadelphia has defined David Headley’s life, according to those who know the middle-age man at the center of a global terrorism investigation. Raised by his father in Pakistan as a devout Muslim, Mr. Headley arrived back here at 17 to live with his American mother, a former socialite who ran a bar called the Khyber Pass. Today, Mr. Headley is an Islamic fundamentalist who once liked to get high. He has a traditional Pakistani wife, who lives with their children in Chicago, but also an American girlfriend...
  • U.S. Now Exports Terror: American Linked to Mumbai Attack

    11/17/2009 7:44:43 AM PST · by AJKauf · 8 replies · 382+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | November 17 | Rusty Shackleford
    Since the 9/11 attacks, conventional wisdom has held that acts of terror on U.S. soil would most likely come from abroad. Much time and effort have been spent on beefing up border security to make sure the next Mohammad Atta never reaches the homeland. Yet the massacre at Fort Hood by Major Nidal Hasan underscored what has long been known in counterterrorism circles: Muslims born and raised in the U.S. might become radicalized and perpetrate acts of terror here at home, and more resources need to be directed inward. Now, a string of arrests by the FBI over the past...
  • 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 ^ | 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."
  • Two charged by U.S. in plot to attack Danish paper (ROP alert! - Chicago)

    10/27/2009 8:50:46 AM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies · 2,472+ views
    al Reuters ^ | 10/27/2009
    Two Chicago men have been arrested and charged for allegedly plotting to attack a Danish newspaper that published cartoons about the Prophet Mohammed, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. U.S. authorities arrested and charged David Headley on conspiracy charges to commit an act of terrorism and Tahawwur Hussain Rana on a single count of conspiracy, the Justice Department said.