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  • Exclusive: AMN Interview With The Kurdish YPG’s 2nd Highest Official, Redur Khalil & His Message

    03/16/2017 12:59:43 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 8 replies
    American Military News ^ | March 15, 2017 | Joshua Raymond-Castro
    “YPG” is a term many have now heard, but may not know, in news reports about the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Also known as “The People’s Protection Units” they are the 50,000-person strong Kurdish militia that has been working as an ally to western forces in the fight against ISIS in Kurdistan, a region of the Middle East that encompasses small parts of northern Iraq, northern Syria, Turkey and Iran. If you have tips you want American Military News to investigate please email [email protected]. Your identity will be protected. The Kurds are an ancient culture of...
  • Federal Indictment Unsealed as Rhode Island State Police...

    05/08/2013 11:23:13 PM PDT · by Cindy · 11 replies
    www.fbi.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/federal-indictment-unsealed-as-rhode-island-state-police-and-federal-agents-arrest-seven-search-ten-businesses-and-residences-and-seize-cash-vehicles-and-business-records-in-alleged-cigarette-trafficking-conspiracy Federal Indictment Unsealed as Rhode Island State Police and Federal Agents Arrest Seven; Search Ten Businesses and Residences; and Seize Cash, Vehicles, and Business Records in Alleged Cigarette Trafficking Conspiracy Investigation and Indictment Alleges Complex Interstate Conspiracy That Allegedly Defrauded Rhode Island of More Than $1 Million in Tax Revenue U.S. Attorney’s Office May 08, 2013 District of Rhode Island PROVIDENCE, RI—A federal grand jury indictment that names seven individuals and alleges a complex interstate contraband cigarette trafficking conspiracy responsible for the sale of more than $1.2 million dollars of contraband cigarettes in Rhode Island and the loss of...
  • US Offers $10M for Iran-Based Al Qeada Financier (born in Syria)

    12/23/2011 5:10:18 AM PST · by nuconvert · 9 replies
    The U.S. State Department offered a $10 million reward Thursday for information that helps authorities find Ezedin Abdel Aziz Khalil, better known as Yasin al Suri, an Iran-based senior financier of Al Qaeda. Suri, operating under an agreement between Al Qaeda and the Iranian government since 2005, allegedly moves money and recruits through Iran and on to Pakistan and Afghanistan, the department said in its announcement.
  • Alleged Terrorist Indicted in New York for the Murder of Five American Soldiers

    12/10/2011 4:15:21 AM PST · by Cindy · 9 replies
    FBI.gov - New York - Press Release ^ | December 9, 2011 | n/a
    NOTE The following text is a quote: http://www.fbi.gov/newyork/press-releases/2011/alleged-terrorist-indicted-in-new-york-for-the-murder-of-five-american-soldiers Alleged Terrorist Indicted in New York for the Murder of Five American Soldiers U.S. Attorney’s Office December 09, 2011 Eastern District of New York NEW YORK—Today, a federal grand jury in Brooklyn, N.Y., returned an indictment charging Faruq Khalil Muhammad ‘Isa, 38, aka “Faruk Khalil Muhammad ‘Isa,” “Sayfildin Tahir Sharif” and “Tahir Sharif Sayfildin,” with aiding in the murder of five American soldiers in a suicide-bomb attack in Iraq in April 2009. Specifically, he is charged with the murders of Staff Sergeant Gary L. Woods, 24, of Lebanon Junction, Ky.; Sergeant First...
  • The Hidden Hand (Very good piece on Iran's support of alQaeda)

    08/19/2011 6:43:59 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 18 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | Aug 15, 2011 | STEPHEN F. HAYES & THOMAS JOSCELYN
    The Obama administration finally highlights Iran’s key role in supporting al Qaeda On July 28, the Treasury Department designated six al Qaeda operatives involved in shipping money and men from the Persian Gulf to senior al Qaeda leaders in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The move targets a node of the global terror network that is critical to its overall strength, freezing any of its financial assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting any transactions with the operatives. Of the many conduits for al Qaeda funds and personnel across the world, the U.S. government believes this one is the most important. “This network...
  • Bomb hoax delays cruise ship off Florida

    03/29/2010 4:33:23 AM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 5 replies · 393+ views
    YahooNews ^ | March 28, 2010 | Jane Sutton
    MIAMI (Reuters) – A Carnival cruise ship was held off the Florida coast for several hours on Sunday while authorities searched the vessel and arrested a drunk passenger on bomb hoax charges, the Coast Guard said. No explosives or hazardous materials were found and the ship, the Carnival Sensation, was allowed to dock at Port Canaveral on Florida's Atlantic coast Sunday morning, Coast Guard petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Evanson said. The ship carried 3,470 passengers and crew and was headed back to Port Canaveral after a three-day cruise to the Bahamas when a passenger reported hearing another passenger make...
  • Canadian charged in terrorism aid attempt

    05/26/2004 3:33:00 AM PDT · by kattracks · 9 replies · 223+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 5/26/04 | AP
    NEW YORK -- The chairman of a Canadian shipping company was charged with attempting to aid terrorists by sending night-vision goggles and other equipment to the Hezbollah, U.S. officials said Tuesday. Naji Antoine Abi Khalil, 39, of Montreal, who holds dual citizenship in Lebanon and Canada, was charged Monday night and ordered detained by a federal magistrate judge in Manhattan, federal prosecutors said. Prosecutors identified Khalil as chairman and general manager of New Line Services, an import-export company based in Montreal. The night-vision goggles probe grew out of Khalil's dealings with a government confidential witness while he was the subject...
  • CIA suicide bomber appears on tape with leader of Pakistani Taliban

    01/09/2010 4:40:45 PM PST · by Cindy · 20 replies · 920+ views
    LONG WAR JOURNAL.org ^ | January 9, 2010 | Bill Roggio
    SNIPPET: "Hakeemullah Mehsud (left), the Leader of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan. and Humam Khalil Muhammed Abu Mulal al Balawi (right), the suicide bomber who carried out the attack at Combat Outpost Chapman in Khost, Afghanistan. The al Qaeda operative who killed seven US CIA operatives and guards, and a Jordanian intelligence official, was on a martyr's videotape with the leader of the Pakistani Taliban. Humam Khalil Muhammed Abu Mulal al Balawi, a Jordanian Islamist who was thought to have been turned against al Qaeda, appeared on a videotape with Hakeemullah Mehsud, the leader of the Movement of...
  • US in back-channel talks with Afghan Taliban

    11/23/2009 11:57:10 PM PST · by gandalftb · 13 replies · 888+ views
    DAWN Media Group ^ | Tuesday, 24 Nov, 2009 | Azaz Syed
    The United States has started engaging the Taliban in negotiations through Saudi and Pakistani intelligence agencies, highly-placed sources told Dawn on Monday. He said that four “major neutral players” were engaged with the Afghan Taliban on behalf of the Saudi leadership and the General Intelligence Directorate (GID) of Saudi Arabia and the Pakistani leadership and Inter Services Intelligence (ISI).The GID and ISI have been doing the job on behalf of the US government and CIA. The source said that one of the main objectives of the recent visit to Pakistan by CIA chief Leon Panetta was to assess progress in...
  • Check it out! Pics of the "Nativity Scene" set up by the University Of Texas Young Conservatives.

    12/05/2006 9:51:35 AM PST · by redstates4ever · 57 replies · 2,605+ views
    Yahoo! News Photos ^ | 12/04/06 | staff
    "Tony McDonald, a member of the University of Texas Young Conservatives, sets up a protest anti- American Civil Liberties Union nativity scene, dubbed a 'solstice barn,' on the university's campus in Austin December 4, 2006. The display features a 'Nancy Pelosi' angel, a 'suicide bomber' shepherd, and Marx, Lenin and Stalin as the Three Wise Men." "Josh Perry, a member of the University of Texas Young Conservatives, spreads hay as he sets up a protest anti-American Civil Liberties Union nativity scene, dubbed a 'solstice barn,' on the university's campus in Austin, Texas December 4, 2006. The display features a...
  • The Darfur genocide continues-"This place belongs to Arab tribes, Blacks must leave"

    03/09/2006 7:29:47 AM PST · by SJackson · 27 replies · 971+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 3-9-06 | JASON SILBERMAN AND JPOST.COM STAFF
    The United Nations has described the situation in Darfur as the world's gravest humanitarian crisis. In 2004, then-secretary of state Colin Powell called it genocide. On Tuesday, a US Congressional delegation that had visited Sudan told UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, "The issue of Darfur challenges the conscience of our country." So what is being done about it? Darfur is a province in the southwest of Sudan, an Arab country. The area had a population of about 6 million - about 2 million have fled to neighboring Chad, while about 400,000 were killed by the Sudanese military and the Janjaweed militias...
  • South Florida Intifada

    08/22/2006 7:16:34 AM PDT · by SJackson · 15 replies · 1,341+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | August 22, 2006 | Joe Kaufman
    American universities rank among the best in the world, but they also boast another, more dubious distinction: They are home to some of the world’s most radical academics. Last month, one of these select individuals, UC Berkeley professor Hatem Bazian, brought his hate-filled show to two extremist Islamic Centers in South Florida. Both of these institutions are in the process of building large-scale mosques in their respective cities. And, given that their guest had previously called for attacks on the United States, the question naturally arose: Were these institutions looking to make friends in the community or to start a holy war?Past...
  • The Chemical Threat to Subways: Dispelling the Clouds

    06/22/2006 8:29:47 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 5 replies · 955+ views
    Stratfor Terrorism Intelligence Report ^ | 06/21/06 19:21:35 | By Fred Burton
    Recent reports outlining what Time magazine has called the "untold story" of a cancelled al Qaeda plot against the New York subway system have excited considerable media hype and public consternation. The account is part of Ron Suskind's new book, The One Percent Doctrine, that was excerpted in the June 26 edition of Time. According to Suskind, al Qaeda developed a "revolutionary new WMD device" that would generate cyanide gas, and these weapons -- which he refers to as "mubtakkar" devices -- were to have been planted on subways by operatives who were in place and preparing to act in...
  • Victims Fight Back With Sword In Robbery

    08/09/2006 7:44:44 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 73 replies · 1,919+ views
    KSTP 5 News ^ | 8/9/06 | 5 Eyewitness News
    Police are investigating reports of severed fingers, after a stabbing in the Uptown area overnight. Police arrived at 31st and Lyndale Aves. S. in Minneapolis around 3 a.m., finding two victims that appeared to have been stabbed with a two-and-a-half foot Samurai-style sword. The two victims were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center. Later, two more suspects then showed up at HCMC with stab wounds, and police took those people into custody. The suspects taken into custody were identified as Hossem Chalbi, 18, and Mohammed Khalil, 29. "I saw the first guy rolling down the stairs at me completely on...
  • IAF kills Jihad leaders in Gaza

    09/25/2005 11:17:25 AM PDT · by ScaniaBoy · 32 replies · 743+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Sep. 25, 2005 20:12 | ARIEH O'SULLIVAN
    Only 24 hours after the last Kassam fell on their town, residents of Sderot were once again on full alert following the targeted assassination of Islamic Jihad terrorists in Gaza on Sunday night. An IAF combat helicopter flying over Gaza fired a missile towards a vehicle carrying the Palestinian terrorists. According to an initial Zaka report, three people were reported killed in the air-attack, while two were said to be wounded. The army announced that its forces carried out an interception of a car that was transporting Khalil and another man, Aya Latif Sheikh Khalil, who were the heads of...
  • Airstrike kills Islamic Jihad militant (Mohammed Khalil)

    09/25/2005 11:35:24 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 34 replies · 2,253+ views
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - An Israeli aircraft fired missiles Sunday at a car driving along a coastal road in Gaza City, killing a top Islamic Jihad militant and wounding at least two other people, militants and Palestinian health officials said. The attack hit a Mercedes carrying Mohammed Khalil, Islamic Jihad's top militant leader in southern Gaza, said a group spokesman known as Abu Abdullah. Health officials said one militant was killed and two other people were wounded in the attack. Palestinian Interior Ministry officials said two were killed and four were wounded. Atef Qatrous, 22, said he was leaving...
  • Al-Qaida camp in Pakistan?

    06/17/2005 11:59:35 AM PDT · by Saberwielder · 29 replies · 517+ views
    UPI ^ | June 17, 2005 | Arnaud de-Borchgrave
    Commentary: Al-Qaida camp in Pakistan? By Arnaud de BorchgraveUPI Editor at LargeJun. 17, 2005 at 1:39PM Washington, Jun. 17 (UPI) — No sooner did the FBI arrest two Pakistani-Americans, father and son, in Lodi, Calif., and allege the young man, Hamid Hayat, 22, was trained at an al-Qaeda terrorist training camp near Rawalpindi, Pakistan, than Islamabad's military regime went into deep denial. How could Osama bin Laden's terrorists operate a training facility near the army's principal garrison town where President Pervez Musharraf has his residence at Army House? The very idea was too ridiculous to be taken seriously.Think again. According...
  • Terror case raises fears of sleeper cells (of Pakistanis)

    06/09/2005 4:20:12 AM PDT · by Saberwielder · 11 replies · 402+ views
    UPI ^ | June 9, 2005 | Shaun Waterman
    Terror case raises fears of sleeper cells By Shaun Waterman UPI Homeland and National Security Editor Washington, DC, Jun. 8 (UPI) -- The arrest of two Pakistani-Americans on charges that they lied to federal agents about undergoing terror training in Pakistan has highlighted the threat posed by "second generation" Islamic militants and the persistent presence of terrorist bases in a country that says it is an ally in the U.S. war on terror. An FBI affidavit says that Hamid Hayat, 22, told agents he had spent six months in 2003-2004 at a camp near Rawalpindi in Pakistan, where he received...
  • Senate panel seeks Missouri Based Islamic charity’s tax records

    01/23/2004 7:36:44 AM PST · by rface · 7 replies · 504+ views
    Columbia, Missouri Daily Tribune ^ | January 22, 2004 | JOHN SULLIVAN of the Tribune’s staff
    A congressional committee has included a local Islamic charity in a new round of inquiries into suspected ties between not-for-profit groups and terrorists. The U.S. Senate Finance Committee has requested the financial records of 25 Islamic charities, including the Columbia-based Islamic American Relief Agency, or IARA. In particular, the request included donor lists that are reported to the IRS but protected under a privacy statute. The request comes two years after FBI, Department of the Treasury and other federal agency investigations into charities suspected of having ties to international terrorists. Since 2001, the United States has frozen more than $136...
  • Another U. N. Scandal in the making...

    02/08/2005 8:12:50 PM PST · by kcvl · 26 replies · 1,751+ views
    Per Fox News...