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  • Carr: Usaamah Rahim’s last words won't be remembered

    06/05/2015 9:49:06 AM PDT · by Gollum24 · 16 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | June 5, 2015 | Howie Carr
    Never bring a knife to 
a gunfight. That wasn’t dead thug Usaamah Rahim’s first big mistake, but it was certainly the final one of his shiftless, leeching 26 years on earth. But at least the Islamist savage shared with us his final words. “You drop yours!” OK, so it’s not quite up there with, say, “Top o’ the world, Ma! Top o’ the world!” or “Mother of Mercy, is this the end of Rico?” But Cagney and Robinson had Hollywood scriptwriters. The terrorist du jour was ad-libbing. Besides, “Mother of Mercy, is this the end of Usaamah?” just doesn’t have...
  • Brother of Usaama Rahim, Terror Suspect Shot to Death in Boston, Lives in Oakland, Asks For Prayers

    06/02/2015 8:12:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 6/2 | Michelle Roberts
    A man with ties to the Bay Area was shot and killed by police in Boston on Tuesday. Officials say the suspect was being followed by the Joint Terrorism Task Force and was wielding a military-style knife at officers. Officials told NBC News the officer and agent had been investigating whether the man, identified as Usaama Rahim, had become radicalized by ISIS-inspired social media messages. The man’s brother, who is from Oakland, is asking for prayers. Back on the East Coast, the case remains under investigation.
  • Man allegedly pulled knife on officers before Roslindale shooting worked at CVS

    06/02/2015 7:11:27 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    Fox Boston ^ | June 2, 2015
    BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) -- A man was shot and killed by police after he allegedly approached them with a large knife in Roslindale on Tuesday morning. Police say the shooting happened near a CVS on Washington Street around 7 a.m. Law enforcement officials said Tuesday afternoon that they did not approach the man, 26-year-old Usaama Rahim, with their guns out, but that Rahim pulled out a large, military-style knife.
  • U.S. Killed Terrorist on Wanted List, Pakistani Officials Say

    01/16/2010 1:46:42 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 21 replies · 793+ views
    wsj.com ^ | JANUARY 15, 2010 | ZAHID HUSSAIN
    A CIA-operated drone strike on a suspected militant hideout last weekend killed one of FBI's most-wanted terrorists who had been involved in 1986 hijacking of an U.S. airline, a senior Pakistani offical said. Jamal Saeed Abdul Rahim, a Jordanian of Palestinian origin who had a bounty of $5 million on his head, was killed in the strike in North Waziristan on Sunday, along with another Jordanian who was identified as Mahmoud Zaydan, the official said. Mr. Rahim was released from a Pakistani prison a few years ago after a conviction for his role in the Sept. 5, 1986, hijacking of...
  • United States Transfers 12 Guantanamo Bay Detainees to Afghanistan, Yemen and the Somaliland Region

    12/21/2009 6:25:02 PM PST · by Cindy · 25 replies · 1,235+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASES Sunday, December 20, 2009 United States Transfers 12 Guantanamo Bay Detainees to Afghanistan, Yemen and the Somaliland Region Twelve detainees have been transferred from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to Afghanistan, Yemen and the Somaliland region. As directed by the President’s Jan. 22, 2009 Executive Order, the interagency Guantanamo Review Task Force conducted a comprehensive review of each of these cases. As a result of that review, which examined a number of factors, including potential threat, mitigation measures and the likelihood of success in habeas litigation, the detainees were...
  • Plans to close Gitmo anger 9/11 victims' families

    01/20/2009 2:48:21 AM PST · by Cindy · 246 replies · 6,546+ views
    AP via WTOP.com News ^ | January 20, 2009 - 3:32am | By BEN FOX,
    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - Plans to close Guantanamo are not sitting well with the Sept. 11 victims' relatives who sat stunned while two alleged terrorists declared they were proud of their role in the plot.
  • Afghan president chooses warlord as running mate (HRW shrieks, Karzai recycles 1st VeeP)

    05/04/2009 1:28:34 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies · 721+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/4/09 | Jason Straziuso and Rahim Faiez - ap
    KABUL – President Hamid Karzai chose a powerful warlord accused of rights abuses as one of his vice presidential running mates on Monday, hours before leaving for meetings in Washington with President Barack Obama and Pakistan's president. The selection of Mohammad Qasim Fahim, a top commander in the militant group Jamiat-e-Islami during Afghanistan's 1990s civil war, drew immediate criticism from human rights groups.
  • Threat Matrix: October 2008

    10/06/2008 7:27:37 PM PDT · by nwctwx · 756 replies · 17,403+ views
    FBI Warns of Potential Terror Attacks The FBI and Department of Homeland Security today issued an analytical "note" to U.S. law-enforcement officials cautioning that al-Qaida terrorists have in the past expressed interest in attacking public buildings using a dozen suicide bombers each carrying 20 kilograms of explosives. Authors with the U.S. Office of Intelligence and Analysis added that they have "no credible or specific information that terrorists are planning operations against public buildings in the United States." The FBI and DHS analysts said they were releasing the note because "it is important for local authorities and building owners and...
  • Pentagon Says High-Value Detainee Muhammad Rahim, Alleged UBL Assistant, Captured

    03/14/2008 11:23:12 AM PDT · by RDTF · 59 replies · 2,864+ views
    foxnews ^ | March 14, 2008 | Fox
    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says authorities have captured a high-level Al Qaeda figure who helped Usama bin Laden escape from Afghanistan in 2001. Officials declined to say when or where Mohammad Rahim was captured -- announcing only that he was handed over by the CIA to the Pentagon earlier this week and is being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Defense Department spokesman Bryan Whitman says Rahim is a close associate of bin Laden and has ties to al-Qaida organizations throughout the Middle East. Whitman says Rahim helped prepare the hideout at Tora Bora, a mountain area used by bin Laden...
  • 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...
  • Breaking: Americans nab high-value Osama lieutenant

    03/14/2008 2:54:48 PM PDT · by jdm · 24 replies · 1,009+ views
    Hot Air ^ | March 14, 2008 | by Ed Morrissey
    The US captured an al-Qaeda terrorist who played an instrumental role in helping Osama bin Laden escape from Afghanistan after 9/11. Mohammed Rahim now sits in a Guantanamo Bay cell after his capture, arriving there this week, although the CIA won’t say when or where they caught him: The Pentagon says authorities have captured a high-level al-Qaida figure who helped Osama bin Laden escape from Afghanistan in 2001.Officials declined to say when or where Mohammad Rahim was captured — announcing only that he was handed over by the CIA to the Pentagon earlier this week and is being held at...
  • Cindy Delivers Katrina Aid To Moslem Radical

    09/13/2005 9:45:16 PM PDT · by Sam Hill · 27 replies · 1,553+ views
    Sweetness & Light ^ | September 14, 2005 | N/A
    The latest update from Michael Moore's website, re the newly arrived in Louisiana, Cindy Sheehan: Tuesday, September 13th, 2005 -- 6:21PM CTA Day in AlgiersFrom Jason:I am just heading back now from our convoy into New Orleans today. Cindy Sheehan accompanied us on our trip and helped us deliver goods to Malik Rahim in Algiers. Cindy was wonderful and made everyone who came in contact with here feel special. Algiers is a community that has been devastated... not by Katrina, but by the amount of neglect that the people there have received. Algiers used to be a community of 75,000...
  • Afghans arrest Taliban commander

    06/05/2005 5:48:07 AM PDT · by iso · 7 replies · 378+ views
    Afghans arrest Taliban commander KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan forces have arrested a senior Taliban commander accused of leading attacks against Afghan and U.S.-led troops based in the west of the country, a defense ministry spokesman said on Sunday. ADVERTISEMENT Haji Sultan, a division commander for the Taliban, was arrested with Mullah Mohammad Rahim, another senior Taliban official, in the western province of Farah on Saturday, said the spokesman, Zahir Azimy. "Haji Sultan was on the U.S. military black list and we handed him over to them for investigation," Azimy said. The U.S. military confirmed Sultan's arrest, describing him as a...
  • Tayeb Abdel Rahim blames Israel for Arafat's Health

    11/09/2004 9:57:26 AM PST · by Nice50BMG · 21 replies · 941+ views
    Fox News (TV) | 11/9/04 | TV
    Just watched Tayeb Abdel Rahim giving a press conference at the Sofitel hotel in Paris. He said that the doctors had definitively ruled out poisoning (meaning no one can blam him or any other Palestinian leader) and that since he had spent 3 years under arrest by the Israelis in a small office, that he "did not get enough oxygen" and that was probably the reason for his immenent death.
  • Textbook on Arabs removes blunder

    04/15/2004 11:28:01 PM PDT · by kattracks · 67 replies · 1,196+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 4/16/04 | George Archibald
    <p>An Indian tribe has forced distributors of an Arab studies guide for U.S. teachers to remove an inaccurate passage that says Muslim explorers preceded Christopher Columbus to North America and became Algonquin chiefs.</p> <p>Peter DiGangi, director of Canada's Algonquin Nation Secretariat in Quebec, called claims in the book, the "Arab World Studies Notebook," "preposterous" and "outlandish," saying nothing in the tribe's written or oral history support them.</p>
  • Top Taliban Commander Killed, Says Afghan Official

    10/06/2003 9:55:40 AM PDT · by Dog · 65 replies · 409+ views
    Reuters ^ | October 6.2003
    Top Taliban Commander Killed, Says Afghan Official Mon October 6, 2003 08:43 AM ET SPIN BOLDAK, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A close aid to supreme Taliban leader Mullah Omar has been killed in a clash in south Afghanistan, an Afghan official said on Monday, the second major blow to the hardline Islamic movement in under a month. News of the death of Mullah Abdul Razzaq Nafees, a member of the 10-strong Taliban shura (council) formed in June, came just days after the Taliban confirmed that Mullah Abdur Rahim, its top military commander in southern Afghanistan, had been killed. Abdul Razzaq Achakzai,...
  • Afghan Official Says 15 Taliban Killed by U.S.; including a senior commander

    09/15/2003 6:36:13 AM PDT · by Brian S · 7 replies · 196+ views
    Reuters ^ | 09-15-03
    Mon September 15, 2003 09:20 AM ET SPIN BOLDAK, Afghanistan (Reuters) - An Afghan official said Monday 15 Taliban guerrillas, including a senior commander, had been killed in a clash involving U.S. forces in the south of the country. "Fifteen Taliban were killed, including Mullah Abdur Rahim, in Maruf district," said Afghan Foreign Ministry official Khalid Khan Achakzai, speaking in the border town of Spin Boldak not far from the Pakistan frontier. Maruf is in Kandahar province. He said the fighters killed in the Sunday night clash had probably come from the province of Zabul, where hundreds of rebels had...