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  • Nigeria girls' abduction: US deploys manned planes

    05/13/2014 1:58:01 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 4 replies
    BBC ^ | May 13 2014 | John Simpson
    The US has revealed it is flying manned surveillance missions over Nigeria to try to find more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. The US is also sharing commercial satellite imagery with the Nigerian government, officials said. It comes after militants released a video of about 130 girls, saying they could be swapped for jailed fighters. A team of about 30 US experts - members of the FBI and defence and state departments - is in Nigeria to help with the search. The BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan in Washington says the types of aircraft deployed have...
  • 90% of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls are Christians; jihadists released Muslim girls

    05/11/2014 1:03:42 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 12 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | May 11 2014 | Robert Spencer
    “Muhammad is the apostle of Allah. Those who follow him are merciful to one another, but harsh to the unbelievers” (Qur’an 48:29). The sharp dichotomy between Muslims and non-Muslims runs through all of Islamic doctrine. In Islamic law, non-Muslims are to be denied basic rights; indeed, they simply have no rights that Muslims are bound to respect. “Chibok Affair: The Emerging And Uncomfortable Facts,” by Fani-Kayode, Vanguard, May 10, 2014 (thanks to Izuchukwu): Now that the operational leadership and visible face of Boko Haram, in the person of the filth called Mr. Abubakar Shekau (aka Darul Tawheed), has finally admitted...
  • Nigeria (Islamist) Terrorist Leader: 'I Abducted Your Girls'

    05/05/2014 6:56:48 AM PDT · by blam · 7 replies
    BI - Reuters ^ | 5-5-2014 | Reuters
    Nigeria Terrorist Leader: 'I Abducted Your Girls' Reuters May 5, 2014, 8:27 AM ABUJA (Reuters) - The Islamist militant group Boko Haram claimed responsibility on Monday for the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls during a raid in the village of Chibok in northeast Nigeria last month, the French news agency AFP reported, citing a video it had obtained. "I abducted your girls," Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said in the video, according to AFP. It did not immediately give further details. Boko Haram on April 14 stormed an all-girl secondary school in the village of Chibok, in Borno state,...
  • Fugitive Adam Mayes dead, kidnapped girls safe, Mississippi police say

    05/10/2012 7:29:53 PM PDT · by Justaham · 10 replies
    latimes.com ^ | 5/10/12
    A murder-kidnapping case that prompted a major manhunt ended abruptly Thursday night with Adam Mayes dead and two young girls safe, Mississippi authorities said. Guntown, Miss., Police Chief Michael Hall said Mayes shot himself after a SWAT team discovered him and moved in. Alexandria Bain, 12, and Kyliyah Bain, 8, are safe, Hall told the Associated Press. The children had vanished April 27, when Mayes and his ex-wife, Teresa, traveled to Tennessee from their Guntown home. Teresa Mayes has told Tennessee police that Mayes killed the girls' mother, Jo Ann Bain, and her eldest daughter, Adreinne, 14. Family friends have...
  • FBI Searching Oregon City Property

    08/24/2002 8:13:49 AM PDT · by oldfart · 9 replies · 305+ views
    Just breaking on the local news: The FbI is preparing to dig up the yard of the property previously rented by Ward Weaver. Mr. Weaver, who has described himself as the prime suspect in the disappearance of two thirteen-year old girls, was arrested last week on charges he raped his son's girlfriend. The young woman was found by a passer-by as she ran, naked, from Mr. Weaver's house. According to reports, she was terrified, saying that he had told her he was going to kill her. Mr. Weaver was arrested shortly thereafter. Late last night, it was announced by the FBI that they...
  • Kidnapped girls recount ordeal

    08/05/2002 11:07:18 AM PDT · by meandog · 12 replies · 204+ views
    Associated Press/USA TODAY | 08/05/2002 - Updated 09:55 AM ET
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man who abducted two girls from a teen hangout told them he would kill them and started a countdown, the teens said in an interview broadcast Monday. Days after they were freed from their attacker when police killed the man, 16-year-old Tamara Brooks and 17-year-old Jacqueline Marris recounted their ordeal while holding hands in the recorded interview shown on NBC's Today show. In her first interview, Brooks said that when the ordeal began early Thursday, she felt that "It's all a bad dream ... I was terrified. I started praying." The girls were abducted by...