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  • Wanted Palestinian terrorist killed in Bulgaria

    02/26/2016 2:05:10 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/2/16 | Uzi Baruch
    Wanted Arab terrorist Naif Hassan Omar Zaid was found dead at the Palestinian Authority (PA) embassy in Bulgaria, local media reported Friday morning. His family confirmed to Palestine News Network that he was "assassinated" at the embassy in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Zaid, 51, was convicted of murdering yeshiva student Eliyahu Amadi in Jerusalem's Old City back in 1986, when he was 22 years old. He was sentenced to life in prison, but was able to escape jail while being transferred to hospital during a hunger strike, and has been living in Bulgaria for the past 22 years. Israel...
  • Leftist-Beloved Palestinian Terrorist Sentenced to Prison

    03/17/2015 4:55:25 AM PDT · by SJackson · 3 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | March 17, 2015 | Ari Lieberman
    Leftist-Beloved Palestinian Terrorist Sentenced to PrisonPosted By Ari Lieberman On March 17, 2015 @ 12:30 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 2 Comments Last week, a federal judge sentenced a Palestinian terrorist, Rasmieh Yusef Odeh, to 18 months in prison for committing multiple counts of immigration fraud. Odeh could have received as many as 10 years, and prosecutors were seeking a sentence of between five to seven years, but the sentencing Judge, Gershwin Drain, stuck to federal sentencing guidelines. Odeh was also stripped of her US citizenship and faces deportation following her release from prison, but is currently free on bond pending her appeal....
  • San Francisco State University $$$ Funded Terrorist Meeting

    05/28/2014 9:36:45 AM PDT · by george76 · 3 replies
    independent sentinel ^ | May 27, 2014 | Tammi Rossman-Benjamin
    Public Records Inquiry Indicates Professor Lied to University About Middle East Trip 8 Groups Demand Investigation... San Francisco State University (SFSU) Professor Rabab Abdulhadi received more than $7,000 from SFSU to fly to Jordan, the West Bank and Israel to meet with members of known terrorist organizations. Abdulhadi was the faculty advisor to the SFSU knife-wielding student investigated by the FBI and Joint Terrorism Task Force. She was also caught on tape glorifying terrorism to SFSU students. “On at least four official University documents signed by several SFSU and CSU administrators, including SFSU President Wong and CSU Chancellor White, Abdulhadi...
  • Calif. Taxpayers Funded Professors’ Meeting with Terrorists

    05/30/2014 10:34:56 AM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 5/30/14 | Adam Kredo
    San Francisco State University (SFSU) spent more than $7,000 to send two of its professors to the Middle East for a series of meetings with two convicted terrorists, according to funding documents obtained from a California Public Records Act. SFSU professors Rabab Abdulhadi and Joanne Barker were awarded the money by the university for a trip to Jordan and the West Bank where they met with two notorious terrorists tied to Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), both of which are designated as terrorist groups by the U.S. State Department. Abdulhadi, an ethnic studies professors,...
  • Hamas, Iran Putting Aside their Differences to Fight Israel

    08/14/2013 12:16:39 PM PDT · by Lera · 3 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/14/2013 | Ari Soffer
    Public dispute over Syrian civil war has not prevented cooperation when it comes to attacking Israel, according to a recent report. Despite falling out over the Syrian civil war, Iran and Hamas are still apparently cooperating in order to facilitate attacks against Israel, and to challenge the authority of the Fatah party of Mahmoud Abbas in Judea and Samaria. A report by Stratfor has outlined how the Iranian regime is making use of Syrian proxies in the region to transfer weapons to Hamas cells in Judea and Samaria. This despite the fact that Hamas has aligned itself with the Sunni...
  • The Passing of a Patriot

    06/07/2012 4:39:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | June 8, 2012 | Oliver North
    MANAGUA, Nicaragua — The classical definition of a hero is a person who puts himself at risk for the benefit of others. That certainly describes Adolfo Calero, who died June 2 at the age of 80. The obituaries of this remarkable man hardly do justice to his courage, perseverance, faithfulness and humility. Here is the Adolfo Calero I knew, admired and called a friend for nearly three decades: A graduate of Holy Cross High School in New Orleans and the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., he was a devout Roman Catholic and educated to be a...
  • Syria bombs Palestinian refugee camp

    12/17/2012 1:02:09 AM PST · by Cronos · 31 replies
    Daily News and Analysis ^ | 17.12.2012 | DNA
    Syrian jets bombed a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus on Sunday as the regime tried to stop rebels winning more territory in the government heartland. Activists and local residents said at least eight people were killed when air strikes hit a mosque in the camp that was being used as a makeshift shelter for more than 600 people who had escaped heavy fighting in neighbouring districts. The attack came hours after Syrian rebels made advances into the camp, a poor area inhabited by many of the estimated 500,000 Palestinians living in Syria. The fighting in the camp has split residents...

    02/15/2005 8:40:00 PM PST · by Calpernia · 14 replies · 721+ views
    Various ^ | Aug 11 2004 | Elliott A Green
    The most striking proof that the Arab anti-Israel cause is a common meeting ground for both Nazis and Communists --and that the Arabs welcomed supporters of both ilks-- lies in the friendship of Carlos, the notorious master terrorist who served the PLO, with Fran*ois Genoud, an old Nazi, one of the leading Nazis in pre-War Switzerland, later a financier who provided funds for Habash's faction of the PLO. "Carlos" (his nom de guerre) was what is called a "red diaper baby." His fabulously rich father, a Venezuelan lawyer and owner of estates, gave "Carlos" the name Ilich, Lenin's patronymic, as...
  • Syria rebels bring fight to pro-Assad Palestinians

    10/31/2012 3:31:59 AM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/31/12
    Syrian rebels said on Wednesday they had formed a brigade of sympathetic Palestinians in a Damascus district to fight armed Palestinians aligned with President Bashar al-Assad. About 150,000 Palestinian refugees live in the Syrian capital's Yarmouk camp, a sprawling area of concrete apartment blocks, where some residents support the 19-month-old uprising against Assad and others fight alongside Syrian soldiers. "We've been arming Palestinians who are willing to fight ... We have formed Liwa al-Asifah (Storm Brigade) which is made up of Palestinian fighters only," a rebel commander from the Suqour al-Golan (Golan Falcons) brigade told Reuters. "Its task is to...
  • Shurat HaDin warns charity over alleged terror ties

    10/15/2012 1:30:20 AM PDT · by ilcenter · 2 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 10/14/2012 13:29 | JTA
    SYDNEY, Australia – A legal group is threatening to sue an Australian charity unless it stops funding a Palestinian not-for-profit organization alleged to be “an active arm” of a terror group proscribed under Australian law. Shurat HaDin, the Israel Law Center that aims to “bankrupt terrorism” through the courts, alleges that World Vision Australia has been indirectly distributing more than $1 million of Australian taxpayers’ money to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. But World Vision Australia, which distributes funds in Gaza from AusAID, the government’s foreign aid agency, denies the charges. Shurat HaDin this week stood by...
  • Victims of Palestinian Violence and Terrorism since September 2000

    07/22/2012 12:40:29 PM PDT · by Milagros
    MFA, Israel ^ | Updated: July, 2012
    Victims of Palestinian Violence and Terrorism since September 2000  1,226 people have been killed by Palestinian violence and terrorism since September 2000. Note: This list also includes 18 Israelis killed abroad in terror attacks directed specifically against Israeli targets, and 3 American diplomatic personnel killed in Gaza.Not listed are 9 IDF soldiers killed during the ground operation against Hamas terror in Gaza (27 Dec 2008 - 18 Jan 2009). List of victims by date: Sept 27, 2000 - Sgt. David Biri, 19, of Jerusalem, was fatally wounded in a bombing near Netzarim in the Gaza Strip. Sept 29, 2000 -...
  • The Arab-Islamic "Palestinian" tactic of targeting Israeli children, right from the start

    03/13/2011 6:01:37 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 18 replies · 1+ views
    The Arab-Islamic "Palestinian" tactic of targeting Israeli children, right from the start. Glorification and celebration at their mainstream: - by officials / leadership, masses. [PPT] israeli-children.pps - Israel-watSome children were even murdered in. their beds, while they were asleep. In Memory of the 125 Israeli Kids. Murdered by Palestinian Terrorists [2002-2005] Note:The following cited massacres are by by no means a 'list' of the huge history of crimes against humanity where Arab-Muslims have been targeting the unarmed innocent Israelis. These are only a few publicized sad samples where children were specifically targeted.TARGET: ISRAELI CHILDREN The stories of the young...
  • Chicago SEIU Local Leaders Probed for Terror Links

    02/16/2011 11:10:44 AM PST · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    National Legal & Policy Center ^ | February 15, 2011 | Carl Horowitz
    It's not every day that an American labor union gets investigated for possible ties to two of the world's most lethal terrorist organizations. But Chicago's Service Employees International Union Local 73 isn't an everyday union. Last September 24, FBI agents raided residences in Illinois, Minnesota and Michigan of more than a dozen radical activists in an effort to connect them to the Hamas (Gaza and the West Bank) and FARC (Colombia) guerrilla movements. Two of the occupants were SEIU Local 73 chief steward and executive board member Joe Iosbaker and former local board member-steward Tom Burke. Neither they nor anyone else has...
  • APNewsBreak: Notorious bomb maker from '80s to be put on FBI's terrorist list

    06/20/2009 11:34:57 PM PDT · by ikez78 · 26 replies · 948+ views
    Associated Press ^ | june 20, 2009 | ap
    NEW YORK — An FBI official says a notorious terrorist suspected of aiding the insurgency in Iraq will be added to the agency's list of its most wanted terrorists. The official said Monday that an FBI committee recommended this month that 73-year-old Palestinian Abu Ibrahim be placed on the list. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision wasn't official. An investigation by The Associated Press had revealed the terrorist was still alive and had fled to Syria. Ibrahim has been indicted in the 1982 bombing of Pam Am Flight 830. The explosion killed a 16-year-old boy and...
  • Communists Warn of New McCarthy Era

    10/17/2010 6:19:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 89 replies
    Morning Star ^ | Sunday 17 October 2010
    US communists called for unity against McCarthy-style witch-hunts at the weekend. Their appeal came in the wake of a series of raids on the homes of 12 peace activists during which computers and photographs were seized. The Communist Party USA (CPUSA) said the September 24 raids had nothing to do with protecting the US people against terrorism and "everything to do with chilling the long-cherished tradition of the right to dissent." FBI and Joint Terrorism Task Force agents ransacked the activists' homes across the Midwest for evidence of "material support" for organisations such as the Popular Front for the Liberation...
  • Israeli legal group sues North Korea over 1972 terror attack

    02/14/2010 12:27:25 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies · 435+ views
    Ha'aretz ^ | 02/14/11 | Zohar Blumenkrantz
    Israeli legal group sues North Korea over 1972 terror attack By Zohar Blumenkrantz An Israeli human rights organization is filing a lawsuit against North Korea over a 1972 terrorist attack at Ben-Gurion International Airport that left more than 20 people dead and over 50 wounded, Haaretz has learned. The attack, known as the Lod Airport massacre, was carried out by three members of the Japanese Red Army on behalf of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The victims included 16 Christian pilgrims from Puerto Rico, and Israeli professor and biophysicist Aharon Katzir. While two of the terrorists were...
  • NYC bomb plot terrorist free to bomb again

    03/06/2009 12:01:38 PM PST · by neverdem · 25 replies · 1,777+ views
    American Thinker ^ | March 06, 2009 | James Simpson
    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Wednesday that Khalid Al-Jawary, a dangerous Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) terrorist convicted of a 1973 New York City bomb plot and implicated in multiple terrorist attacks spanning two decades, was deported to Sudan. He had served only half of his thirty year sentence. Recently declassified information additionally reveals that Al-Jawary got help from New York's Iraqi diplomatic mission in communicating with his PLO masters. In March of 1973, Al-Jawary and possible accomplices planted three powerful car bombs: two along 5th Avenue near Israeli-owned banks, and one at Kennedy Airport. Timed to explode upon...
  • Terrorist in 1973 NYC bomb plot to be deported ( Khaled Mohammed El-Jassem )

    02/20/2009 6:02:25 PM PST · by george76 · 11 replies · 765+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 19, 2009 | ADAM GOLDMAN and RANDY HERSCHAFT
    A Black September terrorist who served only about half his 30-year sentence for planting three car bombs in New York City in 1973 was released Thursday into the custody of immigration officials to be deported. Khalid Al-Jawary, 63, was released from the Supermax maximum-security prison in Florence, Colo... Al-Jawary has denied involvement in the 1973 New York City bomb plot; he claims his real name is Khaled Mohammed El-Jassem. The FBI to this day remains unsure of his true identity; his nom de guerre was Abu Walid al-Iraqi. Al-Jawary was a member of Black September, a terrorist group responsible for...
  • Potential LeT Hang Glider Attack has Precedent

    01/26/2010 3:50:39 AM PST · by Cindy · 11 replies · 515+ views
    SNIPPET: "India is on heightened alert for new terrorist attacks by the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). Among the concerns, the Times of India reported, is that the LeT has acquired more than 50 hang-gliders, possibly for use in an air-borne terrorist attack." SNIPPET: "The use of hang-gliders by terrorist groups, although sounding like something out of a James Bond film, is not completely unheard of. On November 15, 1987, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine—General Command undertook a similar attack aimed at Israel. The attack, known as the "night of the gliders" was undertaken by two PFLP-GC guerrillas with...
  • Feds move to seize 4 US mosques and NY skyscraper over alleged ties to Iranian government

    11/12/2009 2:09:09 PM PST · by VRWCTexan · 109 replies · 6,030+ views
    LA Times ^ | Nov 12, 2009 | AP
    Federal prosecutors are taking steps to seize four U.S. mosques and a New York City skyscraper owned by a nonprofit Muslim organization
  • US spies blamed Iran for Lockerbie bomb

    08/21/2009 2:46:11 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 14 replies · 1,240+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | August 16, 2009 | Jason Allardyce & Mark Macaskill
    US spies blamed Iran for Lockerbie bomb Jason Allardyce, Mark Macaskill American intelligence documents blaming Iran for the Lockerbie bombing would have been produced in court if the Libyan convicted of Britain’s worst terrorist attack had not dropped his appeal. Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi, a former Libyan intelligence officer expected to be freed this week, had instructed his lawyers to produce internal US intelligence communications unavailable to his defence team at his trial in 2000. The cables, from the American Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA), suggest that Iran was behind the attack on Pan Am flight 103, which killed 270 people...
  • Euro seat for Italian neo-fascist Fiore

    05/23/2008 8:34:58 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 10 replies · 558+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 5/23/2008 | Malcolm Moore
    A leading Italian neo-fascist with a nine-year conviction for conspiracy after the bombing of Bologna train station in 1980 has taken a seat in the European Parliament. Roberto Fiore, 49, came to Britain in the wake of the bombing, which left 85 people dead and over 200 wounded. The attack was carried out by the Nucleus of Armed Revolutionaries, a far-Right terrorist group. Although Mr Fiore, a member of the Third Position cell, was not directly involved in the execution of the bombing, he was convicted for conspiring to carry out an armed attack. He lived in the UK for...
  • Italy's history of terror

    02/04/2004 4:09:36 AM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 5 replies · 1,218+ views
    BBC ^ | 6 January, 2004
    Italian investigators are focusing their attention on a shadowy group thought to be based in Bologna after a string of bomb attacks beginning in the Christmas period. A Red Brigades logo was found near a murder scene in 2002 They suspect that a number of letter bombs received by EU officials, including European Commission President Romano Prodi, are the work of Italian anarchists. An Italian-based group calling itself the Informal Anarchist Federation has claimed responsibility for the attacks. Investigators believe the group has fewer than 300 members in Italy. The previously unknown group shares the Italian initials - FAI -...
  • Terror suspects behind Entebbe affair give themselves up

    02/04/2007 5:16:05 PM PST · by abu afak · 36 replies · 1,403+ views
    Reuters ^ | Feb 4, 07
    After 19 years on the run, German police arrest members of RZ group, which was involved in hijacking Air France plane with dozens of Israelis on board in 1976 Two suspected members of a German left-wing terror group which took part in some of the most notorious hostage dramas of the 1970s have surrendered to authorities after 19 years on the run. Federal state prosecutors in Karlsruhe said on Sunday that the two suspected members of the "Revolutionaere Zellen" (RZ), or Revolutionary Cells, had given themselves up in December. RZ members helped Carlos the Jackal take ministers hostage at an...
  • November 12, 2008 PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS, SHIMON...

    11/12/2008 4:58:21 PM PST · by Cindy · 4 replies · 271+ views
    Israel.Internet-Haganah ^ | November 12, 2008 | Israel.Internet-Haganah
    Click on the link to view graphic.
  • Jail for Danish 'terror T-shirts' ['Palestinian' virus of terror in... Denmark]

    09/23/2008 1:54:34 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 2 replies · 227+ views
    bbc ^ | Sep 18, 2008
    Jail for Danish 'terror T-shirts' Fighter and Lovers T-shirts The firm says its new range will not directly support the two groups Six people have been convicted in Denmark of raising funds for extremist groups by selling T-shirts with their logos on. A seventh was acquitted. Two of the defendants were sentenced to six months behind bars, while others received suspended jail terms. The Fighters and Lovers firm made and sold garments bearing the logos of the Palestinian PFLP and Colombia's Farc. Part of the proceeds were to be sent to the groups, which the EU says are terrorist organisations.
  • Threat Matrix: August 2008

    08/01/2008 12:17:04 PM PDT · by nwctwx · 1,066 replies · 8,561+ views
    Pentagon Makes Fighting Extremism Top Priority Seven years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the Pentagon on Thursday officially named "the long war" against global extremism as its top priority and pledged to avert any conventional military threat from China or Russia through dialogue. The Defense Department, in a new national defense strategy, also emphasized the need to subordinate military operations to "soft power" initiatives to undermine Islamist militancy by promoting economic, political and social development in vulnerable corners of the world. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he hoped the change would help establish permanent institutional support for counterinsurgency skills...
  • Italy's ex-president admits terror deal

    08/19/2008 2:44:38 PM PDT · by mojito · 21 replies · 412+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 8/19/2008 | Staff
    A former Italian president says his country had allowed Palestinian terror groups to roam free in exchange for not attacking Italian targets. Francesco Cossiga's admission confirmed claims of such a deal revealed last week in an interview in the Corriere della Sera newspaper with Bassam Abu Sharif, the former chief of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. In a letter published Aug. 15 in Corriere della Sera, Cossiga described a "secret 'non-belligerence pact' between the Italian state and Palestinian resistance organizations, including terrorist groups" such as the PFLP. The deal, he said, had been devised by Prime Minister...
  • Threat Matrix: May 2008

    05/01/2008 3:06:29 PM PDT · by nwctwx · 1,313 replies · 4,222+ views
    U.S. Wary Of Small Boat Terrorism As boating season approaches, the Bush administration wants to enlist America's 80 million recreational boaters to help reduce the chances that a small boat could deliver a nuclear or radiological bomb somewhere along the 95,000 miles of U.S. coastline and inland waterways. According to an April 23 intelligence assessment obtained by The Associated Press, "The use of a small boat as a weapon is likely to remain al Qaeda's weapon of choice in the maritime environment, given its ease in arming and deploying, low cost, and record of success." While the United States...
  • Mashaal Praises ‘Palestinian Reproductive Machine’ (Demographic conquest)

    04/15/2008 12:41:53 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 13 replies · 163+ views
    israel national news ^ | April 15, '08
    Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal made a speech in favor of the “Palestinian reproductive machine” at his daughter Fatima’s wedding over the weekend. The “machine” is constantly active, Mashaal said. He told his daughter and son-in-law that their children would one day live in the “48 territories,” that is, within Israel’s 1948 borders. Mashaal took time from his speech to thank Syria for allowing him, Islamic Jihad head Ramadan Shallah, and other senior terrorists to live in Damascus. “We realize the pressures on Syria for housing Mashaal and Shallah,” he said. Shallah attended the wedding, as did PFLP head Mahir at-Tahir,...
  • Threat Matrix: March 2008

    03/05/2008 5:59:39 PM PST · by nwctwx · 1,515 replies · 23,048+ views
    Petraeus: Al Qaida Trying to 'Come Back In' U.S. military officials said there will be no significant reduction in coalition troops in the Baghdad area as part of an effort to stop the Al Qaida offensive in northern Iraq. They said Al Qaida was trying to reenter Baghdad and reverse its losses in 2007. "Al Qaida is trying to come back in," U.S. military commander Gen. David Petraeus said. "We can feel it and see it, and what we're trying to do is rip out any roots before they can get deeply into the ground." Read More Militants Assert...
  • Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claim suicide attack in Israeli town

    02/04/2008 10:42:46 AM PST · by knighthawk · 5 replies · 113+ views
    al Bawaba ^ | Februari 04 2008
    A suicide bomber blew himself up in the southern Israeli town of Dimona on Monday, killing an Israeli woman, medical sources said. At least seven other people were injured in the attack. Israeli reports said that there were two bombers, although only one managed to detonate his explosives belt; the other was shot in the head by an Israeli police officer before he could blow himself up. A Fatah sources said the "Army of Palestine" wing of al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades carried out the attack along with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). Fatah sources were quoted as...
  • George Habash, notorious for leading PLO plane-hijacking faction, dies of heart attack

    01/26/2008 12:52:01 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 11 replies · 178+ views
    Associated Press (excerpt) ^ | January 26, 2007 | JAMAL HALABY
    Excerpt - AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- George Habash, whose radical PLO faction gained notoriety after the simultaneous hijackings of four Western airliners in 1970 and the seizure of an Air France flight to Entebbe, Uganda, died Saturday in Jordan. He was 81. The former guerrilla leader, a rival of Yasser Arafat, died of a heart attack in Amman, said Leila Khaled, a member of the Palestine National Council and a leading member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, which Habash founded. Born to a Christian Arab family, Habash opposed Arab-Israeli peace talks. His group was the second-largest...
  • The Communist Roots of Palestinian Terror

    12/26/2007 8:32:31 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 12 replies · 464+ views
    FrontPageMag ^ | December 14, 2007 | David Meir-Levi
    Brainchild of the KGB As Ion Mihai Pacepa, onetime director of the Romanian espionage service (DIE), later explained, the PLO was conceived at a time when the KGB was creating “liberation front” organizations throughout the Third world. Others included the National Liberation Army of Bolivia, created in 1964 with help from Ernesto “Che” Guevara, and the National Liberation Army of Colombia, created in 1965 with help from Fidel Castro. But the PLO was the KGB’s most enduring achievement. In 1964, the first PLO Council, consisting of 422 Palestinian representatives handpicked by the KGB, approved the Soviet blueprint for a Palestinian...
  • 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...
  • 20-year deportation case against two Palestinian men dismissed (two accused of PFLP support)

    10/31/2007 6:49:56 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 721+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 10/31/07 | Linda Deutsch - ap
    A marathon deportation case against two Palestinian immigrants, pursued by the administrations of four U.S. Presidents over 20 years, has been dismissed. The ruling closes a Byzantine legal saga that wound its way through federal appellate courts, the U.S. Supreme Court and federal immigration boards, breaking new legal ground along the way. It ended at the Department of Homeland Security, where the dismissal order was entered Tuesday. One of the defendants, Khader Musa Hamide, said in an interview that he will never get over the experience of being under suspicion for 20 years but now "I can breathe better." A...
  • Lobby for Terror

    04/28/2004 11:02:58 AM PDT · by Disgo · 4 replies · 895+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 4/28/04 | Thomas Ryan
    Does America need a terrorist financier to secure its “freedom”? Sami al-Arian thinks so. His National Coalition to Protect Political Freedom poses as a watchdog for the Constitution, but he has focused his lobbying efforts on repealing anti-terrorist legislation. While Sami al-Arian himself has been arrested for being a prime financier for Palestinian Islamic Jihad (and likely one of its three founders), his political movement continues to threaten homeland security. Al-Arian founded the National Coalition to Protect Political Freedom (NCPPF) in 1997 as a reaction to the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1996. The coalition’s stated goal “is to help change the...
  • Lebanon Informs U.N. that Pro-Damascus Palestinians are Massing Fighters (near border with Syria)

    06/12/2007 11:24:02 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 12 replies · 536+ views
    an-Nahar (Lebanon) ^ | June 12, 2007
    Lebanon has informed the United Nations that pro-Damascus Palestinian militants are massing fighters near the border with Syria, an official said Tuesday, as the U.N. voiced fears of rising strife in the divided country. "The government sent reports to the United Nations noting the observation last week of concentrations (of armed men) from Fatah-Intifada and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command," the source said. The fighters were seen in two areas, Qussaya and Halwa, in Lebanon's eastern Bekaa Valley close to the Syrian border, the source said. The Western-backed government says Syria is seeking to destabilize...
  • Doctors Without Borders staffer plotted to kill Olmert

    05/17/2007 12:08:41 AM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 10 replies · 786+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | May 17, 2007 | YAAKOV KATZ
    A Palestinian from the Gaza Strip who works for the humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders, has been arrested for allegedly plotting to assassinate Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) revealed Thursday. Mazab Bashir, 25, from Deir el-Balah began working with Doctors Without Borders five years ago. On April 19, he confessed during a Shin Bet interrogation that for months, he had been collecting intelligence on senior Israeli officials, including Olmert and a number of Knesset members. Bashir met with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in September 2006, and said that the killing was...
  • The MASSACRE at DAMOUR (31st Anniversary posting)

    01/09/2007 6:36:20 PM PST · by abu afak · 7 replies · 662+ views
    Cedarland ^ | Ghost writer
    ""....On 9 January 1976, three days after Epiphany, the priest of Damour Father Mansour Labaky, was carrying out a Maronite custom of blessing the houses with holy water. As he stood in front of a house on the side of the town next to the Muslim village of Harat Na’ami, a bullet whistled past his ear and hit the house. Then he heard the rattle of machine-guns. He went inside the house, and soon learned that the town was surrounded. Later he found out by whom and how many — the forces of Sa’iqa, consisting of 16,000 Palestinians and Syrians,...
  • BREAKING: Largest U.S. Islamic Charity Raided by FBI!

    09/18/2006 11:35:20 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 281 replies · 18,254+ views
    Debbie Schlussel ^ | 9/18/06 | Debbie Schlussel
    September 18, 2006 BREAKING: Largest U.S. Islamic Charity Raided by FBI Printer Friendly By Debbie Schlussel I've been writing about LIFE for Relief and Development for years, and I think my columns (especially this one), have finally made a difference. Ditto for my complaints about LIFE to Assistant U.S. Attorney for counterterrorism, Ken Chadwell. Less than half an hour ago, the FBI began raiding LIFE and hauling out documents. Well, it's about time. LIFE--the largest Islamic charity still open for business in America--openly admitted on its 1995-'97 taxes to be a major funder of HAMAS. Headquartered in the Orthodox Jewish...
  • Ground to a Halt (Research shows: Suicide-bombers Communists, not Islamists

    08/09/2006 12:23:46 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 65 replies · 1,928+ views
    New York Times ^ | August 3, 2006 | ROBERT PAPE
    ... In writing my book on suicide attackers, I had researchers scour Lebanese sources to collect martyr videos, pictures and testimonials and the biographies of the Hezbollah bombers. Of the 41, we identified the names, birth places and other personal data for 38. Shockingly, only eight were Islamic fundamentalists. Twenty-seven were from leftist political groups like the Lebanese Communist Party and the Arab Socialist Union. Three were Christians, including a female high-school teacher with a college degree. All were born in Lebanon. ... Robert A. Pape, a professor of political science at the University of Chicago, is the author of...
  • Bin Laden Terrorists Fleeing Afghanistan Given Shelter In Syria & Syrian-Occupied Lebanon (2002)

    08/08/2006 4:09:53 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 5 replies · 538+ views
    Zionist Organization of America ^ | January 22, 2002 | Staff
    NEW YORK - Terrorists from Osama Bin Laden’s Al Qaeda group who are fleeing Afghanistan are being given shelter in Syria and Syrian-occupied Lebanon, according to the chief of Israeli Military Intelligence. General Aharon Zeevi Farkash, chief of Israeli Military Intelligence, told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee “that members of Al Qaeda who fled Afghanistan have taken shelter in Syria and Lebanon over the past few days,” according to the Israeli daily Ma’ariv. (Jan.22, 2002) Morton A. Klein, National President of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), said: “Syria has once again demonstrated that it is America’s enemy....
  • Why a Multinational Force is Essential in Lebanon

    08/04/2006 10:20:24 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 3 replies · 357+ views
    The Washington Institute for Near East Policy ^ | August 4, 2006 | Robert Rabil
    As Lebanon plunges deeper into ruin and chaos as a result of Hizballah’s “gang war” tactics against Israel’s expanded military campaign to degrade the power of the Islamist party, Hizballah, Syria, and its allies in Lebanon are devising plans to subvert an international agreement on a multinational force to guard the Israel-Lebanon border. They are also preparing for a political comeback in a postconflict Lebanon by riding the wave of the victory Hizballah is sure to claim whatever the outcome—a supposed triumph that in reality will be at best a Pyrrhic victory. Hizballah’s Political Offensive From the time the...
  • IAF jets, navy gunboats pound PFLP base south of Beirut

    07/12/2006 1:23:28 PM PDT · by sdk7x7 · 37 replies · 1,532+ views
    IAF warplanes and navy gunboats struck a Palestinian terrorist base south of Beirut late Wednesday, Lebanese security officials said, in the closest raid to the Lebanese capital since fighting erupted in southern Lebanon after the kidnapping of two IDF soldiers. All residents along Israel's northern border from Nahariya in the west to Kiryat Shmona in the east were ordered into bomb shelters on Wednesday night. "This is a new situation. The residents of Israel need to know that we are going into a period that would require resilience," Minister Issac Herzog said after the emergency cabinet meeting Prime Minister Ehud...
  • Israel marks 30th anniversary of Entebbe

    07/04/2006 8:15:06 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 16 replies · 458+ views
    Tahhoo News ^ | 07/04/06 | By Ramit Plushnick-Masti
    JERUSALEM - Israel, awaiting word of the fate of a captured soldier, marked the 30th anniversary Tuesday of its dramatic rescue of dozens of hostages from hijacked plane in the African nation of Uganda. In the Entebbe raid on July 4, 1976, Israeli commandos and paratroopers carried out the hastily planned military operation in 99 minutes, whisking more than 100 hostages out of a terminal at Uganda's international airport and into waiting Hercules military aircraft. For some Israelis, the anniversary brought back memories of a seemingly lost era of daring, successful Israeli military operations. For others, it served as a...
  • Federal judge in LA rules Palestinian man should be citizen - Aiad Barakat of the "L.A. eight"

    06/23/2006 8:37:36 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 649+ views
    ap on Riverside Press Enterprise ^ | 6/23/06 | AP - Los Angeles
    LOS ANGELES A federal judge ruled Friday that a Palestinian man whom the government had denied citizenship based on alleged ties with a terrorist group should become a citizen, the man's lawyers said. U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson ruled that Aiad Barakat, one of the so-called "L.A. eight," will be naturalized, said Ahilan Arulanantham, an American Civil Liberties Union lawyer who litigated the case. Barakat's citizenship application had been denied last year by immigration officials, and his lawyers appealed in federal court. "The judge listened and found him to be credible," said Arulanantham. "It was very fact intensive testimony that...
  • Poisoned Mossad chocolate killed PFLP leader in 1977, says book

    05/06/2006 7:25:35 PM PDT · by edpc · 44 replies · 1,230+ views
    Middle East Times (via Drudge) ^ | May 6, 2006 | Unknown
    JERUSALEM -- Wadi Haddad, a notorious Palestinian militant leader who masterminded several plane hijackings, was poisoned in 1977 with chocolate crafted by Israeli spies from Mossad, a new book reveals. In Striking Back, written in English, Aharon Klein confirms suspicions that Israel's intelligence agency killed the leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestinian (PFLP), whose love for chocolate was well known. According to Klein, a Palestinian Mossad operative offered Haddad a box of Belgian chocolates that had been spiked with poison. Haddad died several months later in a rundown hotel in East Germany after doctors were unable...
  • Justice in Jericho

    03/16/2006 7:15:11 PM PST · by Sabramerican · 8 replies · 360+ views
    Justice in Jericho THE JERUSALEM POST Mar. 14, 2006 'We call upon all American and British citizens to leave Palestinian territories immediately, otherwise they will be subject to kidnapping and other consequences," said Abu Qusai, a spokesman for the Aksa Martyrs Brigade. This laconic statement is an apt summary of the state of play in the global jihad against the West, four and a half years after 9/11. Following the recent "cartoon jihad," the latest excuse for Islamist violence and mayhem began yesterday, when the British government, on behalf of itself and the US, announced that monitors deployed by both...
  • Jericho and Justice / Kidnapping and Chaos

    03/15/2006 10:43:15 PM PST · by anotherview · 2 replies · 252+ views
    Israel & Aliya (blog) ^ | 15 March 2006 | Caitlyn Martin
    Wednesday, March 15, 2006Jericho and Justice / Kidnapping and Chaos Let's put this widely reported story in context: On 17 October 2001 members of the Popular Front For The Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) gunned down Israeli Tourism Minister Rehevam Ze'evi in a Jerusalem hotel. Five Palestinian terrorists were eventually charged in the murder. In April, 2002 Israel was besieging the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in his Muqata compound in Ramallah after still more terrorist attacks the previous month. The United States brokered an agreement between Arafat and the government of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to end the siege. The IDF...