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  • Birmingham man sentenced to three years for terrorism offences [UK]

    12/13/2011 10:14:42 PM PST · by Cindy · 6 replies
    WEST MIDLANDS POLICE - UK ^ | December 12, 2011; Updated December 13, 2011 | n/a
    NOTE The following text is a quote: www.west-midlands.police.uk/latest-news/press-release.asp?id=2915 Birmingham man sentenced to three years for terrorism offences 12 December 2011 Updated: 13 December 2011 A bookshop owner from Birmingham has been sentenced to three years in prison for possessing and distributing terrorist publications, following a nine-week trial at Kingston Crown Court. A jury yesterday (Monday 12) found the 32-year-old Ahmed Faraz guilty of seven counts of dissemination of terrorist publications and four counts of possession of information likely to be of use to a person committing or preparing for an act of terrorism. Seven other similar charges will lie on...
  • 7/7 London Terror Attack Memorial Unveiled

    07/07/2009 10:06:07 AM PDT · by Cindy · 5 replies · 434+ views
    Sky News ^ | 2:35pm UK, Tuesday July 07, 2009 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "Each of the 52 victims is represented by a three-metre-high stainless steel pillar, with the pillars arranged in four groups which represent the locations of the bombings. A plaque with the victims' names has also been placed in the grass banks at the eastern end of the memorial."
  • Trio not guilty of helping 7/7 London bombers

    04/29/2009 4:22:23 AM PDT · by Cindy · 5 replies · 508+ views
    GUARDIAN.co.uk ^ | April 28, 2009, 17:01 BST | Rachel Williams
    Note: Photo included. Trio not guilty of helping 7/7 London bombers Jury clears men of conspiring with four bombers over London 2005 explosions that killed 52 Rachel Williams guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 28 April 2009 17.01 BST Three British Muslims were today cleared of helping the 7 July bombers choose their targets by carrying out a reconnaissance mission in London seven months before the attacks that killed 52 people and injured almost 1,000. A jury at Kingston crown court unanimously found Waheed Ali, 25, Sadeer Saleem, 28, and Mohammed Shakil, 32, all from Beeston, Leeds, not guilty of conspiring with the four...
  • Al Qaeda Suspect in London Terror Bombings Arrested in Pakistan

    01/21/2009 1:41:08 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies · 1,585+ views
    Fox News ^ | Wednesday, January 21, 2009
    A Saudi Al Qaeda operative suspected of involvement in the London 7/7 attacks has been arrested in northwestern Pakistan, FOX News has confirmed. The operative, Zabi-ul-Taifi, was arrested with six other militants on the outskirts of the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, Reuters reported. "Taifi is among those arrested today," an intelligence official told Reuters on condition of anonymity. The nationalities of the other militants arrested are being established. One intelligence official told Reuters that it is believed Taifi was the "mastermind" of the July 7, 2005 bombings that rocked the London transportation system when homicide bombers set off explosions...
  • CIA Held Al-Qaeda Suspect Secretly [7/7 London Mastermind]

    04/27/2007 9:10:45 PM PDT · by jdm · 32 replies · 809+ views
    Wash. Post ^ | April 28, 2007 | Dafna Linzer
    An Iraqi man accused of being a key aide to Osama bin Laden and a top leader of al-Qaeda was arrested late last year on his way to Iraq and handed over to the CIA, the Pentagon announced yesterday, in what became the first secret overseas detention since President Bush acknowledged the existence of such a program last September. -snip- He spent 15 years in Afghanistan as a trainer and planner beginning in the early 1990s, the Pentagon said. Before leaving his home country to join al-Qaeda's Islamic movement, al-Iraqi served in Saddam Hussein's military, rising to the rank of...
  • No quarter in dealing with terrorists (With Islamofascists)

    09/21/2006 12:32:40 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 5 replies · 603+ views
    NewsJournalOnline ^ | Sep, 21, 2006 | KARL WEINBERG
    No quarter in dealing with terrorists By KARL WEINBERG COMMUNITY VOICE On the subject of how to treat terrorists once caught in our fight against Islamofascists, the mainstream media would have us believe that we are torturing the captives by using sleep deprivation, loud rock'n' roll music, female interrogators and such. Many Americans, including me, do not believe this is torture at all. Instead, we believe that much harsher treatment should be used to get information from these terrorists. While the U.S. Supreme Court, Sens. John McCain and Lindsay Graham have said these terrorists are covered under Common Article three...
  • British minister infuriates Muslims (oh no, I mean, yes)

    09/20/2006 11:29:14 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 38 replies · 1,566+ views
    JPOST ^ | Sep, 22, 2006
    British minister infuriates Muslims By ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON Britain's top law-and-order official warned Muslim parents on Wednesday to watch their children closely for signs of extremism. Home Secretary John Reid told an audience of Muslims in London that they must do their part in a "battle of values," the Home Office said. Aug. 15 feature: British Muslims blame extremism on Tony Blair's foreign policy Reid's words infuriated an angry listener, who began to yell back at the minister during his speech and had to be escorted out of the room. "There is no nice way of saying this," Reid said,...
  • Chronology of London Attacks

    07/07/2005 6:29:21 AM PDT · by Our_Man_In_Gough_Island · 40 replies · 1,365+ views
    BBC ^ | 7 July 2005 | Staff
    Two people have been killed and many are injured after a series of explosions across London. The BBC News website is covering events as they unfold (all times in BST): 1353 Russian President Vladimir Putin expresses his condolences over the attacks and calls on all countries to unite in the fight against international terrorism. 1344 The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, describes the attacks as appalling and calls on all religious leaders to stand and work together for the wellbeing of the nation. 1333 US President George W Bush, speaking at the Gleneagles summit in Scotland, condemns the attacks,...