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  • Terrorist with 10 Mil $ US bounty leads rally in Pakistan (our ally?)

    09/17/2012 3:39:29 PM PDT · by barryobi · 9 replies
    aei ^ | 9/17/2012 | aei
    Pakistani protesters broke through a barricade surrounding the U.S. Consulate in Karachi on Sunday, September 16, leading to clashes with the police that killed one demonstrator and injured 18. Demonstrators were protesting against the controversial anti-Islam video released last week. Police used water cannons and tear gas on demonstrators when the protests turned violent. No U.S. officials have been harmed. Another protester was killed in Warai, Upper Dir district in an 800-strong protest against the film. Protesters had set a magistrate’s house and the local press club on fire, resulting in an exchange of gunfire with police. In Lahore, 8,000...
  • 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 TRIBUNE.com ^ | 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."
  • Indian Government Officials Provided Access to Terror Defendant David Headley

    06/11/2010 3:35:06 AM PDT · by Cindy · 10 replies · 313+ views
    US DOJ.gov - justice.gov ^ | June 10, 2010 | n/a
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 10, 2010 Indian Government Officials Provided Access to Terror Defendant David Headley As part of the cooperation and partnership between the United States and India in the fight against international terrorism, Indian law enforcement officials were provided direct access to interview David Coleman Headley, the Justice Department announced today. Mr. Headley and his counsel agreed to the meetings and Headley answered the Indian investigators’ questions over the course of seven days of interviews. There were no restrictions on the questions posed by Indian investigators. To protect the confidentiality of the investigations being conducted by both...
  • 'Mastermind' of Mumbai attack preaches at mosque in Lahore

    11/21/2009 3:22:54 PM PST · by george76 · 3 replies · 379+ views
    The Times ^ | November 21, 2009 | Zahid Hussain
    Come Friday prayers in Lahore, it is not hard to find the alleged mastermind of the Mumbai attacks. Hafiz Mohammed Saeed is neither in hiding nor in jail. The founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba is instead delivering a sermon to thousands of devoteees at the Jamia al-Qadsia mosque — one of the biggest in the city. “God has promised to make Muslims a superpower if we follow the right path,” Mr Saeed told his followers, who listened in rapt silence. Outside, policemen with machineguns stood guard and bearded security men frisked all those entering. “Our rulers are the slave of America and...
  • Lashkar-e-Taiba chief again placed under house arrest

    09/21/2009 6:09:38 PM PDT · by Cindy · 205+ views
    LONG WAR JOURNAL ^ | September 21, 2009 11:13 AM | Bill Roggio
    Note: Photo included. SNIPPET: "The Pakistani police have placed Hafiz Saeed, the founder and leader of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, under house arrest for the second time in less than a year. Police have posted themselves outside Saeed's home in the Johar neighborhood of the eastern city of Lahore in Punjab province. The move came just days after police in Faisalbad registered charges against Saeed for preaching jihad and soliciting money for terrorist actions." SNIPPET: "The placement of Saeed under house arrest follows the breakdown of negotiations between India and Pakistan after India accused Pakistan of failing to rein in known terrorists...
  • In the US, Lashkar-e-Toiba chief's kin raised funds for jihad

    01/11/2009 7:18:01 PM PST · by MyTwoCopperCoins · 4 replies · 357+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 12 Jan 2009, 0123 hrs IST | The Times of India
    NEW DELHI: For all the protestations that the Jamaat-ud-Dawa is a charitable organisation and Hafiz Mohammed Saeed is an injured innocent, it's clear that the organisation and Saeed's family, in particular, have been in the crosshairs of US government for several years and a couple of Saeed's family members are already in US custody. As the Lashkar-e-Taiba grew in stature, profile and links to violent terrorism in Pakistan, curiously, its amir Saeed's family kept making tracks to the US to live and work there over the past decade. Over the years, LeT aka Jamaat-ud-Dawa has morphed from an ISI-sponsored terror...
  • UN says Pakistan charity front for terrorist group (Jamaat-ud-Dawa, front for Lashkar-e-Taiba)

    12/10/2008 6:28:04 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 283+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 12/10/08 | John Heilprin - ap
    UNITED NATIONS – A U.N. Security Council panel has declared a Pakistan-based charity a front group for the terrorist organization blamed in the attacks on Mumbai that killed 171 people. In a move sought by India and the U.S., the panel said the charity Jamaat-ud-Dawa was a front for the Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba and subject to U.N. sanctions on terrorist organizations. ...
  • 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
  • UN bans Jamaat-ud-Dawa; declares it a terror outfit

    12/10/2008 6:19:30 PM PST · by MyTwoCopperCoins · 4 replies · 407+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 11 Dec., 2008 | The Times of India
    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council has placed sanctions against Pakistan-based Jamaat-ud-Dawa, a front organization for Lashkar-e-Taiba, declaring it a terrorist organization. The Council panel has designated four men linked to the Mumbai attacks as terrorists subject to sanctions. The four men are believed to hold leadership positions in the banned Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba that is accused of orchestrating last month's attacks that left over 180 dead in Mumbai. Designated as terrorists subject to UN sanctions were Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, Lashkar's operations chief; Muhammad Saeed, the group's leader; Haji Muhammad Ashraf, its chief of finance; and Mahmoud Mohammad Ahmed...
  • Pakistan arrests Mumbai mastermind, reports say

    12/08/2008 2:13:41 AM PST · by maquiladora · 18 replies · 1,095+ views
    The suspected planner of last month's Mumbai terror attacks has been arrested in a raid on a militant group in Pakistan, an official close to the extremist organisation said today. The official from Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), the charity and education arm of the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba, told Reuters that Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was among four men taken into custody after a raid yesterday on a camp outside Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistani Kashmir. Lakhvi, one of Lashkar's operations chiefs, was named as a ringleader in the Mumbai plot by Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving gunmen captured after the attacks, according to...
  • Terror suspect's bride: 'I'm shocked' (part 2 'The path to terror in Canada' series)

    09/05/2006 9:37:08 AM PDT · by GMMAC · 6 replies · 953+ views
    National Post - Canada ^ | Tuesday, September 05, 2006 | Stewart Bell
    Part 2 of National Post's series: "The path to terror in Canada" Terror suspect's bride: 'I'm shocked' Stewart Bell National Post Tuesday, September 05, 2006 Three months after the RCMP began arresting 18 suspects accused of plotting terror attacks in Canada, an investigation by the National Post has uncovered a web of links to Pakistan. Today, in the second of four parts, an exclusive interview with the Pakistani bride of Toronto terror suspect Jahmaal James. LAHORE, Pakistan - There are plastic flowers on the walls, a small computer on the table beneath the window and a curtain for a door....
  • The path to terror in Canada -- an exclusive report: Training ground

    09/02/2006 3:44:20 AM PDT · by Clive · 11 replies · 936+ views
    National Post ^ | 2006-09-02 | Stewart Bell
    Three months after the RCMP began arresting 18 suspects accused of plotting terror attacks in Canada, an investigation by the National Post has uncovered a web of links to Pakistan. Today, in the first of four parts, the role of a Pakistani training camp is revealed.- - - BALAKOT, Pakistan - A worn footpath climbs from the Kaghan Valley highway into the lush mountains above the River Kunar, on Kashmir's western frontier. The locals all know where it leads. An hour's walk up the steep trail there is a training camp built by Islamic militants called Madrassa Syed Ahmed Shaheed...
  • Pakistani charity funded airline bomb plot: report (update)

    08/15/2006 3:11:39 AM PDT · by markomalley · 12 replies · 714+ views
    AFP via Yahoo ^ | 8/15/2006
    A Pakistani charity that received 10 million dollars from Britain for earthquake relief last year helped finance the alleged bomb plot to blow up US-bound passenger jets, The Washington Post said. "The innocent Pakistani souls in Britain who contributed so generously for the victims of the earthquake didn't know that their money would actually be used for one of the biggest terrorist operations," a Pakistani intelligence official told the daily. The charity was not mentioned by name, but the official said the funds traced to it helped investigators uncover the alleged plot British authorities thwarted last week and which US...
  • Skin-Deep in Jehad: Pakistani Groups Sell Animal Hides for Terror Funds

    02/07/2004 5:04:04 PM PST · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 2 replies · 365+ views
    OneWorld.net via Yahoo! ^ | February 6. 2004 | Ahmad Naeem Khan
    LAHORE, Feb 6 (OneWorld) - Donating skins of sacrificed animals for charity is big in Pakistan, where over three million animals were sacrificed during the Islamic festival of Eid, but jehadi groups are cornering a large number of the hides and selling them to bankroll the "holy war." Despite a ban on seeking donations for jehad, several organizations display banners and posters across the country, asking citizens to donate hides so that the "holy war" in Kashmir and Afghanis can continue. Many of the groups involved in the hides-for-money campaign are nongovernmental organizations and Islamic charities and at least two...