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  • 2 UK bomb suspects looked into U.S. jobs

    07/06/2007 6:08:19 PM PDT · by indcons · 14 replies · 560+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Fri Jul 6 | THOMAS WAGNER
    LONDON - The FBI said Friday that two suspects in the failed car bombings in Britain had made inquiries about working in the United States, and an Iraqi doctor arrested at the attack on Glasgow airport became the first person charged in the terror plot. Prime Minister Gordon Brown warned Britons to expect increased security measures to guard against more attacks, but he expressed confidence investigators were unraveling the group behind the bombing attempts in London and Glasgow. "From what I know, we are getting to the bottom of this cell that has been responsible for what is happening," Brown...
  • Brain surgeon linked to bombs

    07/03/2007 6:12:28 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 75 replies · 1,640+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 4 July 2007 | Fiona Hudson
    A GIFTED brain surgeon is believed to be the mastermind of a ring of foreign doctors behind the London and Glasgow car bomb plots. British police suspect Jordan-trained neurologist Mohammed Jamil Abdelqadar Asha, 26, headed a network of medics intent on unleashing terror. Three doctors and two trainees are among seven people being quizzed in the UK over the car bomb plots. Several people arrested in connection with the terror attacks were traced via call logs from two mobile phones that failed to detonate in the nightclub car bombs. Suspected plot ringleader Dr Asha is a neurologist who was born...
  • BABY BOOMER: PROUD PAPA IN BRIT BOMB CELL WAS AN AGENT OF IRAQI QAEDA

    07/04/2007 6:41:25 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 48 replies · 1,526+ views
    NY Post ^ | July 4, 2007 | ANDY SOLTIS
    He looks like the perfect husband and doting father - but Dr. Mohammed Asha was on a secret al Qaeda terror mission in Britain that was carefully plotted years ago in Iraq, intelligence sources claimed yesterday. New disclosures emerged about the alleged double life of the brilliant 26-year-old neurosurgeon who is a suspected ringleader of the London and Glasgow car-bomb sleeper cell. Asha, born into a Palestinian family originally from the city of Hebron in the West Bank, was destined for a great medical career, scoring the third-highest mark on the University of Jordan's medical-school entrance exam. In 2004, he...
  • Iowahawk: Well, That Didn’t Work Out So Great

    07/03/2007 11:13:05 AM PDT · by dighton · 61 replies · 2,517+ views
    Iowahawk | 07/03/2007 | David Burge
    Iowahawk Guest CommentaryBy Mohammed Asha, MDBoard Certified Gastroenterologist and former Jihad Associate, al Qaeda UKEver have “one of those days?” Sure, all of us go through the occasional rough patch, but I swear there are times when I think Allah must really have it in for me. I mean, I know the “Big Guy” is supposed to have a sense of humor, but do I always have to be the punchline?Take for example this last week. A few mates and I had been planning a big martyrdom weekend for quite a while; it’s something we first began discussing a few...
  • 3 Doctors Among Arrested in British Plot

    07/02/2007 6:19:51 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 29 replies · 773+ views
    Breitbart ^ | Jul 2,2007 | DAVID STRINGER,ap
    LONDON (AP) - At least three physicians were identified Monday among suspects arrested in Britain's failed car bomb attacks, and authorities announced three new arrests—including a doctor in Australia—as the investigation spread overseas. British media reports said an Indian doctor also was among the eight people in custody and another outlet said at least five of the detainees in Britain were physicians. British police confirmed a Palestinian doctor and Iraqi physician were among those held, while Australian officials said a foreign doctor working there had been detained in the case. Officers used heightened stop-and-search powers and armed response vehicles to...
  • Profiles of the terror suspects: The Iraqi junior doctor and the 'brilliant' neurologist

    07/02/2007 5:41:41 PM PDT · by Shermy · 30 replies · 1,121+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | July 3, 2007
    The suspected ringleader of the failed bomb plot has been named as 'brilliant neurologist' Mohammed Asha, 26. Saudi-born Asha, 26, was arrested with his 27-year-old wife, who was in traditional Muslim dress, on the M6 in Cheshire on Saturday night. They were in a car with their two-year-old son when police were believed to have been alerted to Dr Asha's car after his number plate flashed up on an automatic recognition camera. He is believed to being questioned over possible links to the two Mercedes packed with gas canisters, petrol and nails found in the West End on Friday. The...
  • Five Doctors Held Over Attacks (It's now FIVE DOCTORS in the UK Terror Attacks)

    07/02/2007 3:30:51 PM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 83 replies · 2,579+ views
    Sky News ^ | 07-02-07 | Sky News
    Five doctors are now being held in connection with the recent attempted terror attacks - one is an Iraqi doctor who trained in Baghdad. Sky sources named him as Iraqi Bilal Abdulla - he was left relatively unscathed in an attack on Glasgow airport, in which two men drove a flaming jeep into the airport terminal. Two doctors were arrested in Paisley, Glasgow, another in Liverpool and one on the M6 on Saturday night. Abdulla was pictured being led away from the explosion by police and worked at the Royal Alexandra Hospital near Glasgow. The other man detained at Glasgow...
  • Asha Not Linked To Terror, Says Dad

    07/02/2007 1:48:31 PM PDT · by traumer · 38 replies · 1,005+ views
    The father of one of the men arrested over the failed bomb attacks in London and Glasgow has protested his son's innocence. Abdul Qader Asha said Dr Mohammed Asha did not have "any links" to terrorism. Dr Asha, who is Jordanian, was one of two people arrested on the M6 at the weekend. Speaking from that country, his father insisted that "he has not undertaken any kind of activity of this nature." He has appealed to Jordan's King Abdullah to intervene in the case. Mr Asha, a retired English teacher, said his son's only goal was to "return from Britain...
  • Another Jihadi Doctor (U.K. Terror Busts now include 3 Doctors)

    07/02/2007 12:41:37 PM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 12 replies · 329+ views
    LGF ^ | 07-02-07 | Charles Johnson
    Wow. We now have three doctors under suspicion for the terror attacks in the UK and Scotland. LONDON, England (CNN) — Investigators are focusing on at least three doctors believed to have played a role in the attempted terror attacks in London and Glasgow last week, sources said Monday. Iraqi doctor Bilal Abdulla, 27, has been identified as one of the two men who rammed an explosives-laden SUV into a terminal at Glasgow’s airport on Saturday, one of the sources said. British authorities believe those two men are the same ones who parked two car bombs in central London on...
  • Terror Suspect Was Iraqi Doctor

    07/02/2007 8:30:14 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 58 replies · 2,677+ views
    Terror Suspect Was Iraqi Doctor Updated: 16:26, Monday July 02, 2007 The second man involved in the failed attack on Glasgow airport was an Iraqi doctor who trained in Baghdad, sources have told Sky News. Sources named the man as Bilal Abdulla - he was left relatively unscathed in the incident. It comes as police blew up a suspect car outside the Royal Alexandra Hospital near Glasgow - another car was also detonated on Sunday. Abdulla's co-conspirator, Dr Mohammed Asha, 26, is being treated in the Royal Alexandra. He was pictured, badly burned, being held by police on the ground...
  • BBC: Two more held over bomb attacks ( Seven now held )

    07/02/2007 7:48:41 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 20 replies · 782+ views
    BBC ^ | Monday, 2 July 2007, 14:09 GMT 15:09 UK | BBC Staff
    Two more held over bomb attacks A forensic team was at the scene of the Glasgow Airport attack Enlarge Image Detectives investigating the failed car bombings at Glasgow airport and in London have arrested two more people, taking the total number held to seven.The men, aged 28 and 25, were detained in the Paisley area west of Glasgow on Sunday night. They are not thought to be of British origin. Police have been given more time to question three people held in London. It has also emerged that police may have been trying to trace the airport bomb suspects...
  • Luck saved us from another Lockerbie

    07/02/2007 7:15:25 AM PDT · by Clive · 13 replies · 590+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | 2007-07-02 | Michael Howie
    A COMBINATION of luck and incompetence prevented a terrorist attack on Glasgow Airport "on the scale of Lockerbie", according to a security expert. As Alex Salmond pledged a swift return to "business as usual" after a Jeep carrying gas cylinders and petrol rammed into a packed terminal building on Saturday, Clive Fairweather advised the First Minister to be "more circumspect" following the first international terrorist attack to ever target Scotland. It emerged yesterday that those responsible - one of whom remained critically ill in hospital after suffering massive burns - were not "home-grown" terrorists but had moved to Scotland only...
  • BBC: Car bombings suspect 'on the run' ( Dr Mohammed Asha. held )

    07/01/2007 9:49:11 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 16 replies · 3,010+ views
    BBC ^ | Monday, 2 July 2007, 04:29 GMT 05:29 UK | BBC Staff
    Car bombings suspect 'on the run' A forensic team were at the scene of the Glasgow attack Enlarge Image Detectives are still urgently hunting people suspected of involvement in the attempted car bombings in London and at Glasgow Airport.Five people were arrested at the weekend, but at least one suspect is still believed to be on the run. Those held so far include a qualified medical doctor. Police say none of the suspects is British in origin. Police are linking the failed bombings and the UK remains on high alert amid fears of a possible further attack. The terror...
  • Times of India: Jordanian doc involved in UK bombing plots

    07/02/2007 6:08:53 AM PDT · by Brian_Baldwin · 5 replies · 508+ views
    Times of India ^ | 2 Jul, 2007 l 1756 hrs ISTlAFP | Times of India
    Times of India: Jordanian doc involved in UK bombing plots 2 July 2007 AMMAN: One of the suspects arrested in Britain by police investigating three failed car bombings is a Jordanian surgeon called Mohammed Jamil Abdelkader Asha, officials in Jordan said on Monday. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said his wife had also been arrested. Asha is of Palestinian origin and carries a Jordanian passport, they said. He obtained his medical degree in Jordan.
  • Nicked: Doc and wife in a burka [UK terrorism - the SUN quits PC]

    07/01/2007 10:50:03 PM PDT · by ScaniaBoy · 30 replies · 2,835+ views
    The Sun ^ | July 2, 2007 | Mike Sullivan, Andrew Parker
    THE suspected ringleader of a plot to unleash a blitz of car bombs on Britain is an Iranian doctor arrested with his burka-clad wife. Neurologist Dr Mohammed Asha, 26, and his wife, 27, were dramatically held as they drove on the M6 in Cheshire with their two-year-old son. Five people were being quizzed — at least two of them medics — as it became clear the attacks in London and Glasgow were by the same gang. Swoop ... cops grapple with fanatic burned in attack Sources said one of two men held while trying to smash a blazing vehicle into...