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  • U.S. Student Killed in Embassy Attack ( Is related to former Lackawanna six)

    09/18/2008 12:23:10 PM PDT · by 82ndABNOfficer · 30 replies · 188+ views
    CNN ^ | 9-18-2008 | Maliory Simon
    (CNN) -- Eighteen-year-old Susan El-Baneh and her husband of three weeks died holding hands, her brother said, victims of a terrorist attack Wednesday on the U.S. Embassy in Yemen.
  • Only American Dead in Yemeni Terrorist Attack was Relative of Lackawanna Six Terrorist

    09/18/2008 12:24:22 PM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 13 replies · 324+ views
    Even though we know yesterday's Al-Qaeda terrorist attacks on the U.S. Embassy in Sana'a, Yemen were targeted at Americans and America, it's ironic that the only American who died was a relative of Jaber El-Baneh, the fugitive seventh member of the Lackawanna Six Al-Qaeda terrorists--homegrown terrorists in Suburban Buffalo. I've written about Jaber El-Baneh--who, in 2005, was allowed to escape a Yemeni prison by Yemeni police and prison guards and who has never faced justice in America for training to foment terrorist attacks on our soil. Mr. El-Baneh trained at the Al-Farooq terrorist training camp run by Osama Bin Laden...
  • One of FBI most wanted appears in Yemen (appeared in a Yemeni court Saturday and then walked free)

    02/23/2008 7:07:18 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 266+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/23/08 | Ahmed Al-Haj - ap
    SAN`A, Yemen - A Yemeni-American who is among the FBI's most wanted terrorism suspects appeared in a Yemeni court Saturday and then walked free, an eyewitness said. Jaber Elbaneh, 41, attended a session of the trial for him and 22 others charged in connection with a series of attacks on oil facilities. "He entered the courtroom surrounded by four bodyguards, introduced himself to the judge then he left," an eyewitness said speaking on condition of anonymity because of security concerns. Footage of Elbaneh entering and leaving the court unimpeded also appeared on the Dubai-based pan-Arab satellite channel, al-Arabiya. Security authorities...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Elbaneh In Custody?

    05/21/2007 3:12:18 PM PDT · by eleni121 · 31 replies · 1,226+ views
    WBEN 930AM ^ | May 21, 2007 | AP
    A Yemen newspaper is reporting that Jaber Elbaneh -- the fugitive associate of the so-called Lackawanna Six -- is in custody in Yemen
  • Threat Matrix: June 2007

    06/01/2007 7:57:59 PM PDT · by nwctwx · 1,578 replies · 18,999+ views
    British Intelligence: Al-Qaida Expanding -Full Story- British intelligence officials said they believe that al-Qaida has a secure base in Pakistan's Waziristan region and is planning terrorist operations.The group is reaching out to Muslims in North Africa, The Telegraph reported. Last year, the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat, an Algerian terrorist group, merged itself into al-Qaida, a move announced by Osama bin Laden's chief lieutenant, Ayman al-Zawahiri, in a tape promising action against the "apostates" in the Algerian government and "the treacherous sons of France."Al-Qaida is also believed to be planning expansion into Lebanon and Syria, the newspaper report...
  • Threat Matrix: April 2007

    04/01/2007 6:46:34 PM PDT · by nwctwx · 1,621 replies · 18,564+ views
    Ahmadinejad Vows News Soon on Atomic Work -Full Story- Iran's president promised on Sunday Iranians would soon hear more news about the Islamic Republic's nuclear program, which the West believes is a covert effort to build atomic bombs despite Tehran's denials."The Iranian nation will soon hear fresh news about our country's nuclear transition," Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was quoted by the official IRNA news agency as saying.He did not give details about any announcements or when the news would be released but Ahmadinejad is due to hold a news conference on Tuesday. Iran Warns Bush Not to Talk Unwisely Over Britons'...
  • FBI: American Among Escapees From Yemen (allegedly trained w/"Lackawanna Six")

    02/10/2006 4:17:50 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 648+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/10/06 | Carolyn Thompson -ap
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - An American wanted for allegedly training with the "Lackawanna Six" at an al-Qaida camp was among the 23 men who tunneled out of a Yemeni prison last week, the FBI confirmed Friday. Authorities earlier said they believed Jaber Elbaneh, 39, was probably among the escapees, but were not certain because of conflicting information, including a posting by the international police organization Interpol that pictured Elbaneh but described someone else. Elbaneh is charged in Buffalo with providing material support to al-Qaida by attending the al-Farooq training camp run by Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan months before the Sept....
  • Accused al-Qaida Member Caught in Yemen

    01/29/2004 7:08:13 AM PST · by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace · 20 replies · 212+ views
    Chicago Tribune on-line ^ | January 29, 2004 | AP
    NEW YORK -- The last member of a group of Yemeni-American men from western New York sought by U.S. authorities for attending an al-Qaeda training camp has been taken into custody in Yemen, according to a newspaper report. Jaber Elbaneh was being held by Yemeni authorities, and negotiations are under way for extradition, The New York Times reported in a story for Thursday editions, citing unidentified officials in Yemen and the United States. Six men from Lackawanna pleaded guilty last year to aiding a terrorist organization by attending the camp in Afghanistan in 2001. In December, 31-year-old Sahim Alwan was...
  • 180 pounds of nuclear material missing in Canada

    11/07/2003 7:47:41 PM PST · by Allan · 357 replies · 1,047+ views
    WABC | November 7, 2003 | John Loftus
    John Loftus now on Batchelor Alexander WABC reports: A student of Nuclear Engineering at McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario. has disappeared along with 180 pounds of nuclear waste stolen from the university's nuclear reactor. This happened several months ago but an alert has been ordered tonight in the USA and Canada. His name is ? Adnan al-ShoukriJumai, 27 years old, a Saudi national. A search is underway. The fear is that they may hijack a cargo plane in Canada. I hope to provide further details later on this thread.
  • FBI Charges 7th N.Y. Terror Cell Suspect

    05/21/2003 7:12:30 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 6 replies · 252+ views
    Exite News ^ | May 21, 3:55 PM (ET) | AP
    FBI Charges 7th N.Y. Terror Cell Suspect Email this Story May 21, 3:55 PM (ET) (AP) Jaber A. Elbaneh, 36, of Lackawanna, N.Y., is shown in these two photos released by the FBI... Full Image BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A seventh man was charged Wednesday with participating in a terrorist "sleeper" cell based in upstate New York by attending an al-Qaida training camp run by Osama bin Laden before the Sept. 11 attacks. An FBI criminal complaint charged Jaber Elbaneh, 36, with conspiring to provide material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization. Elbaneh is believed to be abroad,...