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  • Tunisian bomb attack trial opens

    01/06/2009 12:16:08 AM PST · by Cindy · 1 replies · 383+ views
    BBC NEWS ^ | Page last updated at 16:59 GMT, Monday, 5 January 2009 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is being tried in absentia for the 2002 attack" SNIPPET: "Telephone calls Kuwaiti-born Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is accused of organising the bombing, which killed 14 German tourists, five Tunisians and two French nationals. Under French law the death of the two French means a trial can be held in France. According to court documents, suicide bomber Nizar Nouar called Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and Mr Ganczarski, a convert to Islam who specialised in communications, just before he drove the gas-laden truck into the synagogue."
  • The Muslim Brotherhood's Conquest of Europe

    03/09/2005 6:58:35 AM PST · by Traianus · 10 replies · 1,078+ views
    Middle East Forum ^ | 03.09.2005 | Lorenzo Vidino
    The Muslim Brotherhood's Conquest of Europe by Lorenzo Vidino Middle East Quarterly Winter 2005 Since its founding in 1928, the Muslim Brotherhood (Hizb al-Ikhwan al-Muslimun) has profoundly influenced the political life of the Middle East. Its motto is telling: "Allah is our objective. The Prophet is our leader. The Qur'an is our law. Jihad is our way. Dying in the way of Allah is our highest hope."[1] While the Brotherhood's radical ideas have shaped the beliefs of generations of Islamists, over the past two decades, it has lost some of its power and appeal in the Middle East, crushed by...
  • German Arrested in Riyadh for Alleged Al-Qaeda Link

    04/05/2003 4:03:06 PM PST · by BurbankKarl · 3 replies · 269+ views
    German Arrested in Riyadh for Alleged Al-Qaeda Link M. Ghazanfar Ali Khan, Arab News Staff RIYADH, 6 April 2003 — The German Foreign Office has confirmed the detention of a German national in Saudi Arabia. He was allegedly involved in a terrorist attack on a Tunisian synagogue last year which killed 21 people, including 14 German tourists. The German national has been identified as Christian Ganczarski, a Muslim sometimes known as Abu Ibrahim. Ganczarski, 36, who is also wanted in the US, was arrested in the Kingdom after Germany provided information to the Saudi government. The suspect was arrested and...

    06/05/2003 1:02:44 PM PDT · by Prince Charles · 37 replies · 424+ views
    Sky News ^ | 6-5-03
    SEPT 11 SUSPECT HELD A man suspected of involvement in the September 11 terrorist attacks on America has been arrested in France. Moroccan Karim Mehdi  is believed to have links to a German-based al Qaeda terrorist cell which supplied one of the September 11 hijackers, a French official said on condition of anonymity. The 34-year-old will appear before a judge on Thursday and will then be placed under investigation for connection with the attacks - one step short of being charged. The French intelligence service took Mehdi into custody on Sunday at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, the official said. He was in transit on a...