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  • Exclusive: Saudi National Once Considered ‘Person of Interest’..............

    04/18/2013 9:39:30 AM PDT · by yoe · 44 replies
    The Blaze ^ | April 18, 2013 | Jason Howerton
    Editor’s note: Please see the Editors’ UPDATES ​we will be placing in order of most-recent below. TheBlaze’s Jonathon M. Seidl contributed to this report. Key points: On Sean Hannity’s Fox News program Wednesday night, terror expert Steve Emerson cited sources saying Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi, the Saudi national who was briefly named a “person of interest” in the Boston Marathon bombings, is being deported on Tuesday. Thursday morning, Glenn Beck revealed on radio that TheBlaze was informed by sources that the Saudi national’s visa had been revoked and he was, in fact, going to be deported on “security and related...
  • Beck: Original Bomb Suspect Had an Outstanding Deportation Order for Suspected Terrorist Activity

    04/18/2013 6:27:18 AM PDT · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 221 replies
    Glenn Beck Radio Show ^ | 4/18/2013 | Glenn Beck
    On his radio program today, Glenn Beck stated that the original "person of interest" had an outstanding deportation order for suspected terrorist activity. A reporter for The Blaze uncovered this information and will report on his radio program and web site later this morning.
  • Walid Shoebat, Former Muslim Brotherhood Member, on Jesse Lee Petersons Radio Show Tomorrow

    04/17/2013 6:52:55 PM PDT · by abigail2 · 23 replies
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  • ODDS ARE Boston Bomber Is Either Islamic Extremist or Left-Wing Terrorist

    04/17/2013 10:41:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 17, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    As the investigation continues in Boston on the marathon bombings this week it is important to remember this— Odds Are the Boston Marathon bomber is either an Islamic terrorist or left-wing extremist. Since 9-11 committed Islamists have carried out more than 20,712 successful deadly terror attacks. The Religion of Peace has been tracking these deadly Islamist attacks. But, if the terrorist is not an Islamist, he is most likely a left-wing extremist. The FBI arrested 5 #Occupy Cleveland protesters for plotting to blow up the Cuyahoga Valley National Park Bridge in May. The terrorists repeatedly tried to blow up the...
  • 'Innocent' Boston Marathon Saudi Tied to Numerous Known Al-Qaeda Terrorists

    04/17/2013 9:48:40 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 33 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 17 April 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Al Qaeda flag As most of you are likely aware, the jerry-rigged pressure-cooker bombs deployed at the Boston Marathon terrorist attack emit the stench of Al Qaeda. You probably also know that in the wake of the attack,  a Saudi by the name of 'Abdul Rahman Ali Al-Harbi' was hospitalized and became a ‘suspect’, only to be promptly downgraded to a mere ‘person of interest’ (pressure from Beantown's Dem mayor/senator/governor/US president?).  The 20-y.o. student has been searched by the FBI and Boston Police, yet no confirmation has been given so far to his involvement.  Yet the lib MSM media -along with trolls on...
  • Breaking from Hannity - Saudi student will be deported?

    04/17/2013 6:48:50 PM PDT · by HawkHogan · 198 replies
    Hannity | Hannity
    Was anyone just watching Hannity? According to his guest, the Saudi student who was questioned about the Boston bombing will be deported per one of his anonymous sources. There's no link as of yet.
  • Breaking: Saudi National & Exchange Student Ali Alharbi Is Being Deported Back to Kingdom (Video)

    04/17/2013 7:37:06 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 34 replies
    On Tuesday, the day following the Boston Marathon bombing, Boston officials detained Saudi national Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi a 20 year-old exchange student. He is believed to have entered the country on a student visa. Late yesterday Abdulrahman was cleared by federal officials in the Boston bombing. Tonight Steven Emerson told Sean Hannity that the non-suspect Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi is being deported back to the Saudi Kingdom.
  • Steve Emerson reports Saudi national ‘person of interest’ is being deported on Tuesday (Video)

    04/17/2013 7:53:31 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 61 replies
    Walid Shoebat ^ | April 18, 2013 | Shoebat Foundation
    Tonight on Hannity, Steve Emerson of the Investigative Project on Terrorism, reported that his sources are telling him that Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi, the Saudi national who was a person of interest for less than 24 hours, is being deported to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. Why? According to Emerson, based on National Security grounds. Reuters is reporting that Obama met today with the Saudi Foreign Minister in an unscheduled meeting: U.S. President Barack Obama met with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal at the White House on Wednesday and discussed the conflict in Syria, a spokeswoman said. The meeting was...
  • Breaking: Saudi national questioned about Boston bombing being quietly deported next Tuesday

    04/17/2013 6:54:00 PM PDT · by pabianice · 13 replies
    Fox News Channel/Hannity Show (live) | 4/17/13
    Now on Hannity. Saudi man questioned yesterday and then released re. the Boston Marathon bombing to be quietly deported next Tuesday. This coincidental with closed meeting Obama had with Saudi Foreign Minister last night. Guest on Hannity vouching that this news has been confirmed through a contact in the State Department.
  • Saudi National in Boston Bombing being deported on "National Security Grounds"

    04/17/2013 7:40:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 69 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 4/17/13 | Pamela Geller
    Steve Emerson just broke the shocking news that the Saudi National, Abdul al-Harbi, first questioned in the Boston bombing, is going to be deported on "national security grounds." He is from a very powerful Saudi family with many terrorist ties. Abdul al-Harbi is a devout Muslim from Medina. I said it takes longer than 15 hours to investigate all of Abdul al-Harbi's relatives, friends, acquaintances, and business and school friends. Perhaps a quick look at the Arabic sources should raise the eyebrows of every American relative to the extent of the problem at hand. Many from Al-Harbi’s clan are steeped...
  • Al Qaeda linked to Saudi at Boston Marathon

    04/16/2013 11:20:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    Renew America ^ | April 17, 2013 | Dr. Laurie Roth
    On my national radio show on Tuesday April 16th, former Muslim Brotherhood member, now author, speaker, and expert on Islam and the Middle East, Whalid Shoebat, called in revealing info he discovered in Arabic, his native language. We all recall Abdul Rahman Ali Al-Harbi detained as a "person of interest" at the scene of the Boston Marathon explosion. He was injured and hospitalized then questioned but not arrested. Today as the news cycle unfolded, he was described as "innocent" and most cooperative with authorities. Whalid Shoebat found in Arabic a list of known Islamic terrorists, either wanted or currently being...
  • "Innocent" Saudi has ties to several al-Qaeda terrorists

    04/16/2013 6:36:06 PM PDT · by Ben Barrack · 72 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 4/16/13 | Walid Shoebat
    A couple of weeks ago we warned America about the very serious problem of Saudi infiltration; many of these Saudi nationals criminals and terrorists. After the bombings, a Saudi by the name of Abdul Rahman Ali Al-Harbi was hospitalized and became a ‘suspect’, then a ‘person of interest’. His apartment was searched by federal and local authorities. No confirmation has been given so far to his involvement. The Media were quick to claim his innocence, of course. This brings us to the Boston marathon bombings. Foreign Policy is reporting that he’s ‘no longer a person of interest’, which means he’s...
  • Michael Savage Interviews Walid Shoebat on Boston, Obama's Connection to Wahhabism, etc.

    04/17/2013 1:33:55 AM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 23 replies
    SoundCloud ^ | 130416 | Michael Savage, Walid Shoebat
    Michael Savage interviews Walid Shoebat on the Boston Bombing and why the U.S. Government failed to prevent it, the threat of Jihad, Sharia; Obama's Kenyan connection to support of Wahhabism and Jihad, etc.
  • Saudi man questioned in Boston Marathon bombing is a witness not a suspect {Fast & Furious 2.0 ]

    04/16/2013 8:30:02 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 15 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | April 16 2013 | By Chelsia Rose Marcius In Revere, Mass. , Joseph Straw In Washington AND Larry Mcshane
    He didn’t do it. The Saudi national questioned in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon terror blasts that killed three is considered a witness rather than a suspect, sources told the Daily News on Tuesday. RELATED: BOSTON MARATHON BOMB DEVICES WERE PRESSURE COOKERS FILLED WITH NAILS, BALL BEARINGS: REPORT Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi, 22, remained hospitalized in Boston as investigators searched every inch of his Revere, Mass., apartment and grilled his roommate. But it turns out the student was apparently in the wrong place at the wrong time when two bombs exploded Monday afternoon near the finish line of the event...
  • Law enforcement source: Search of Revere home connected to Boston explosions

    04/16/2013 7:07:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    REVERE, Mass. – Police were seen carrying several large bags from a suburban Boston apartment that authorities say was searched in connection to the Boston Marathon bombing. The bags were removed from the apartment on Ocean Avenue in Revere just north of Boston at about 2 a.m. Tuesday....
  • Saudi national no longer ‘person of interest’ in Boston bombings, no other suspects

    04/16/2013 4:44:56 PM PDT · by Jean S · 67 replies
    FP via Drudge ^ | 4/16/13 | Josh Rogin
    The Saudi national injured during the bomb attacks at the Boston Marathon Monday has been cleared and is no longer even a person of interest, intelligence officials told lawmakers Tuesday. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper briefed members of the Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors in a pre-scheduled hearing that was supposed to focus on the budget, but Clapper began with an update of the bombings. Ranking Republican Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) emerged from the briefing and said he was told the 22-year old Saudi student who was injured during the bombings and remains in the care of a local...
  • Saudi terror cell, possibly al Qaeda, behind Boston Marathon bombings. Manhunt for escaped suspect

    04/16/2013 2:22:56 PM PDT · by Fred · 25 replies
    debka ^ | 041613 | DebkaFile
    FBI Special Agent Richard Deslauriers told reporters Tuesday, April 16, that the probe had no leads 18 hours after two explosions blew up at the annual Boston Marathon’s finishing line, killing three people and injuring 176 – 17 critically. debkafile’s counterterrorism sources can disclose however that the investigation has in fact homed in on a suspected terror cell of three Saudi nationals, very possibly tied to Al Qaeda. The flat they share in the Revere, Massachusetts, near Boston, was searched after the questioning of one of the suspects, a Saudi student, who was hospitalized with badly burned hands. One of...
  • Boston Marathon Bombings: What Happened And What Didn't (Nice summation of current info)

    04/16/2013 12:47:09 PM PDT · by Straight Vermonter · 39 replies
    Deadspin.com ^ | 4/16/13 | Barry Petchesky
    As with any crisis, early information is incomplete and sometimes outright wrong. The day after the Boston Marathon bombings, a clearer picture has emerged. Let's get up to speed with where things stand right now. What do we know about the bombs? The first bomb went off at 2:50 p.m., a few feet short of the finish line, in front of a sporting goods store and a LensCrafters. The second went off 12 seconds later, about a block further up Boylston Street, which serves as the home stretch of the marathon. You can see the blast locations on the map...
  • Cellular Networks Were Flooded,, Not Shut Down, After Boston Marathon Attack

    04/16/2013 12:01:30 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 15 replies
    Reason.com ^ | 04/16/2013 | Matthew Feeney
    Yesterday, the Associated Press reported that an unnamed "law enforcement official,” citing an intelligence briefing, said that cell phone service had been deliberately switched off in Boston to prevent another bomb being detonated by a cell phone. However, providers have denied that cellular networks were deliberately shut down..The carriers said heavy usage caused connection delays—but service remained available in the city throughout the day..
  • Marathon bombs likely made from pressure cookers, shrapnel, sources say

    04/16/2013 11:58:44 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 47 replies
    fox news ^ | 4/16/2013 | fox news
    Pressure cookers – possibly activated remotely by a cellphone – are believed to have been used to make the crude bombs that sent deadly shrapnel hurling into a crowd of onlookers and competitors at Monday’s Boston Marathon, experts told Fox News. Doctors treating some of the 176 injured victims believe the explosives were packed with deadly shrapnel, including pellets, nails and sharp metallic objects – with some patients having “40 or more” such fragments embedded in their bodies. “Many of them have severe wounds mostly in the lower part of their body – wounds related to the blast effect of...
  • Kerry Meeting With Saudi Foreign Minister Abruptly Closed to Press (CYA Time!)

    04/16/2013 12:28:06 PM PDT · by drewh · 23 replies
    Front Page ^ | April 16, 2013 | By Daniel Greenfield
    Kerry’s previous rounds of meetings with foreign ministers had been open to the press. And the meeting with the Saudi Foreign Minister should have been far less controversial than his meetings with foreign ministers in Asia where the North Korean crisis was still underway. The meeting with the Saudi Foreign Minister should have been open to the press as well. But then suddenly, it wasn’t. A meeting Secretary of State John Kerry was to hold with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal was abruptly closed to press coverage Tuesday morning. The State Department provided no reason for the change, which...
  • Obama says Boston bombings an act of terrorism

    04/16/2013 10:57:15 AM PDT · by John W · 42 replies
    AP via Yahoo news ^ | April 16, 2013 | Julie Pace
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama pronounced the deadly Boston Marathon explosions an act of terrorism on Tuesday as individuals close to the investigation said the two bombs were made of pressure cookers packed with ball bearings and metal shards that cut into the victims. Speaking at the White House, Obama said investigators do not know if the attack was carried out by an international or domestic organization, or perhaps by a "malevolent individual." Three people were killed, including an 8 year-old boy, and more than 170 were wounded. In his second public statement in less than 24 hours since...
  • Saudi Bombing Suspect: “If Today Really Was the Last Day, How Would You Spend It?”

    04/16/2013 11:02:48 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 44 replies
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | Arpil 16, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    That cheerful message was reposted by Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi from the Boston Muslim Community on his Facebook page last year. FOX News is reporting that Alharbi (harb = sword) is the “person of interest” being questioned. This is still preliminary information and may not pan out in the long run. A source close to the investigation confirms to FoxNews.com the man whose apartment was searched is considered a person of interest in the case, and is the same person of interest Fox News confirmed earlier authorities are guarding at a local hospital. The source confirmed to FoxNews.com that the person...
  • Boston Marathon Attack - Saudi Room Mate Interview

    04/16/2013 11:37:12 AM PDT · by gandalftb · 40 replies
    WHDH News ^ | 16 April 2013 | Byron Barnett
    REVERE, Mass. -- FBI agents searched a suburban Boston apartment overnight. 7News spoke with Mohammed Bada, a resident of that apartment. Check out the video for what he had to say.
  • An Al-Shabaab Link to Boston Marathon Bombings?

    04/16/2013 11:18:43 AM PDT · by Nachum · 60 replies
    pj media ^ | 4/16/13 | Bridget Johnson
    A series of Twitter gloats today raised questions about the possible involvement of Somali terror group Al-Shabaab in the Boston Marathon bombing. No person or group has yet directly taken responsibility for the attack that killed three and wounded 176, 17 of those critically. The FBI issued a be-on-the-lookout for a dark-skinned or black man in dark clothes, perhaps with a foreign accent, who tried to enter a restricted area moments before the first blast. Authorities were also questioning a Saudi national here on a student visa and searched an apartment in Revere, Mass., last night. Terror groups have shown...
  • Marathon: Man Says "Here It Comes" Before Second Bomb Detonates?

    04/16/2013 10:37:14 AM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 46 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 16, 2013 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    Go to source link and listen at approximately the 14 second mark in this video. A man, (possibly the videographer) says "here it comes" a split second before the second bomb detonates. How did he know there'd be another explosion?
  • Preliminary investigation at JFK Library plays down possibility of explosion [Pre-3 p.m. fire]

    04/16/2013 10:51:08 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 6 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | April 15, 2013 | James Vaznis
    A fire and possible explosion this afternoon at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum prompted a full-scale investigation by local, state, and federal authorities to determine whether the incidents were linked to the deadly Boston Marathon blasts. This afternoon, Police Commissioner Edward Davis said a preliminary investigation indicated that the JFK incident may not have been an explosion. The fire broke out shortly before 3 p.m. — around the same time as the Marathon blasts several miles away — in an HVAC system in a section of the complex opened in 2011 that houses offices, a classroom, and...
  • Hoyer: Republican Sequester Caused the Boston Marathon Deaths

    04/16/2013 10:52:43 AM PDT · by pabianice · 96 replies
    Fox News Channel (no link) | 4/16/13
    Democrats, including Hoyer, today blamed the Boston Marathon bombings on the Republicans. According to them, the Republican Sequester so damaged our intelligence community that it caused the Marathon bombers to get away with it. Took then just 24 hours to blame conservatives for the lives and limbs lost. I am no fan of the Democrats, but this lowers the level of their loathsomeness to a new bottom.
  • How Phony “Post-Massacre” Memes Are Created (and PLEASE stop falling for them)

    04/16/2013 10:00:29 AM PDT · by mnehring · 21 replies
    Want to learn a magic trick? Cool, here’s a real simple one, incredibly basic. Take a deck of cards – any deck – and palm one particular card (that is, cradle it in the palm of your hand). Have your “mark” shuffle the deck, cut the deck, basically do whatever they want to the deck. Place the deck in the palm of your hand so that the card you’ve been palming is now on top. Ask your mark to call out a random number between one and twenty. The number is irrelevant, so you can mess with them by continually...
  • FBI, Boston PD "very interested in" Saudi person of interest

    04/16/2013 9:59:52 AM PDT · by markomalley · 12 replies
    CBS ^ | 4/16/2013
    Federal and local law enforcement searched an apartment in the Boston suburb of Revere, Mass., on Monday night, as part of the active investigation into the Boston marathon bombings. Authorities say there is no clear suspect, but John Miller, a CBS News special correspondent and a former assistant director at the FBI, said Tuesday morning the latest focus continues to be "that apartment in Revere, on the person of interest that they've been interviewing since the bombing." Miller explained that the Revere search warrant is part of the same probe as the questioning of a Saudi national who was hospitalized...
  • Injured Saudi is a witness, not a suspect, in Boston bombing

    04/16/2013 10:03:22 AM PDT · by Braak · 39 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4/16/2013 | Greg Miller
    U.S. law enforcement officials said Tuesday that a Saudi national injured in the Boston Marathon bombing is regarded as a witness, not a suspect. The Saudi, who is recuperating at a Boston hospital, is in his 20s and is in the United States on a Saudi scholarship to study at a university in the Boston area.
  • Boston Police: "We believe bomber still on the loose"

    04/16/2013 10:07:22 AM PDT · by pabianice · 70 replies
    Fox News Channel (no link) | 4/16/13
    More... bomb was "pressure cooker type" frequently used in Afghanistan... Bombs were loaded with nails and "pellets"... No other bombs found... FBI announces world-wide search for those responsible... Some bomb victims have as many as 40 pellets and nails in their bodies... Pressure cooker device may have been dropped into barrels along race route... Person of interest is Saudi "student," 20-years old, from town near Mecca, living in Revere, being treated for burns... gave police permission to enter his apartment in revere, said to be cooperating with police... not considered a suspect... no one in custody...
  • Um, Fort Hood? WashPost Headline Cites Boston as First Terror 'Success' In a Decade

    04/16/2013 10:08:46 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 35 replies
    One of the Washington Post's front-page stories on the Boston bombing had this headline when the story turned to page A7: "After a decade of plots foiled or botched, one success."
  • Saudi held in Boston terror bombing "smelled of gunpowder": “I thought there would be a second bomb”

    04/16/2013 9:47:39 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 47 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | Arpil 16, 2013 | Pamela Geller
    The Saudi being grilled by the FBI said, “I thought there would be a second bomb" and two bombs did go off. We now know that there were no unexploded bombs at Boston Marathon. Only two bombs --- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says no unexploded bombs were found at the Boston Marathon. He says the only explosives were the ones that went off Monday. “I thought there would be a second bomb." He is being grilled by the FBI, and police were seen carrying 20 large bags from his apartment in Revere, Massachusetts. If the police charge him or even...
  • Pressure Cooker Bombs (From 2006)

    04/16/2013 9:47:01 AM PDT · by mnehring · 24 replies
    Ever notice that even terrorist seem get involved with "fads?" It seems that the latest is a new type of improvised explosive device that is all too common in the area of the Indian subcontinent. The pressure cooker bomb is becoming the terrorist's weapon of preference. Here's something from the New Dehli Newspaper, the Hindu: Terrorists trained in making pressure cooker bombs NEW DELHI: Terrorists in camps purportedly operating along the Baluchistan border between Pakistan and Afghanistan are being trained in making and exploding pressure cooker bombs, which were used in the Delhi blasts last year and at least in...
  • Explosives Used at Boston Marathon Were Pressure Cooker Bombs (Video)

    04/16/2013 9:45:31 AM PDT · by Nachum · 52 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/16/13 | Jim Hoft
    The explosives used at the Boston Marathon were pressure cooker bombs. These were not particularly well built bombs. These bombs were first used in Afghanistan. Happening Now reported:
  • 'Arrests in Pakistan, Afghanistan' in Boston Marathon probe Al-Qaida forums boast of attack while

    04/16/2013 9:23:31 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    wnd ^ | 4/16/13 | author-image Aaron Klein
    TEL AVIV – An al-Qaida-allied group in the Gaza Strip claimed to WND that there have been arrests of jihadists in both Pakistan and Afghanistan as part of the probe into yesterday’s Boston Marathon explosions. The arrests could not be immediately confirmed. Members of Gaza’s Jihadiya Salafia group further said that al-Qaida is being credited for the attack in its affiliated online forums. The Gaza sources told WND the online al-Qaida forum messages claimed the bombings were an al-Qaida response to a U.S. military airstrike that killed a high-profile Taliban leader and four other Taliban members last week near Afghanistan’s...
  • 'He's a quiet, devout Muslim - he couldn't do that': Neighbors' shock as police raid Boston home lin

    04/16/2013 9:16:07 AM PDT · by Nachum · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/15/13 | Matt Blake, Katie Davies and Rachel Quigley
    Neighbors of the Saudi student who was detained for 'acting suspiciously' at the marathon finish line said they were shocked to hear he had any involvement in the bombing as he is a 'quiet, devout Muslim who is a huge soccer fan'. Detectives and bomb disposal officers raided his apartment last night in the Revere area of Boston and could be seen removing several bags of evidence. The 20-year-old, who is studying English, is in hospital after suffering from serious burns and is said to be cooperating fully with police. He was tackled to the ground by a civilian who...
  • Muslim Brotherhood Leader Points To Conspiracy Behind Boston Bombing

    04/16/2013 9:08:49 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 7 replies
    http://blog.foreignpolicy. ^ | April 16, 2013 | David Kenner
    A common criticism of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has always been that it delivers one message in English to an international audience, and another message entirely in Arabic to its domestic audience. If anyone is ever looking for an example of this, they need to look no further than the Islamist organization's reaction to the bombing of the Boston Marathon.
  • Boston Marathon explosions: Pakistan Taliban says it was not behind bombs

    04/16/2013 9:11:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 04/16/2013 | By Rob Crilly, Islamabad
    "The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) wasn't involved in carrying out the Boston attacks," Ehsanullah Ehsan, a spokesman for the group told The Daily Telegraph. " We will issue a fuller statement only when those who have done this make any claim." He also told the AFP news agency that the TTP supported attacks on the US. The group did claim that it was behind the botched 2010 attack on Times Square and has close ties with al-Qaeda. Pakistan’s lawless tribal areas remain a haven for militant groups, including the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network, which launch attacks on international forces...
  • FBI Press Conference: "This Will be a Worldwide Investigation"

    04/16/2013 9:11:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 16, 2013 | Leah Barkoukis
    Although no one has claimed responsibility for the “act of terrorism” at the Boston Marathon yesterday, there is a person of interest in the case, a 20-year-old Saudi national who entered the U.S. on a student visa. He is the same person of interest being guarded at a local hospital. His apartment in a nearby Boston suburb was searched late last night: Investigators were seen leaving the Revere house early Tuesday carrying brown paper bags, plastic trash bags and a duffel bag, according to the Associated Press. The Pakistani Taliban, which has threatened attacks in the United States because of...
  • Obama Admin: The War On Terror Is 'Over' (Flashback to April 2012)

    04/16/2013 4:50:44 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 13 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 23, 2012 | Ben Shapiro
    Today, the National Journal reported that a senior State Department official has announced, “The war on terror is over.” “Now that we have killed most of al Qaida,” the source said, “now that people have come to see legitimate means of expression, people who once might have gone into al Qaida see an opportunity for a legitimate Islamism.” (snip) In truth, Obama isn’t declaring an end to the war on terror – terrorism continues unabated each day in Egypt and the Palestinian territories and Iraq and Afghanistan and Sudan and Yemen and Syria and Lebanon and a dozen other hotspots...
  • Iran strongly condemns Boston blasts

    04/16/2013 6:15:35 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 19 replies
    France24 ^ | 16 April 2013 | AEP
    AFP - Iran's foreign ministry strongly condemned the twin bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon that killed at least three people, the country's state television reported on Tuesday. "Iran strongly condemns the killing of American citizens in Boston," said ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast, calling the bombings a "source of sorrow". "No one should under any circumstances support terrorism and extremism, whether it be in the Middle East or the United States," he said. Two bomb blasts struck one of America's top sporting events Monday, killing at least three and wounding more than 100 as the Boston Marathon descended into chaos....
  • Boston Marathon bombing: Feds raid apartment, police seek rental van (+video)

    04/16/2013 8:18:42 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 20 replies
    csmonitor.com ^ | April 16, 2013 | By Peter Grier, Staff writer /
    Federal authorities late Monday removed several bags from an apartment in a nearby suburb. Police investigating the Boston Marathon bombing have also issued an alert for a rental van and for a hooded man who left the area before the blasts.Boston was battered but vigilant on Tuesday as an army of federal agents raced to find out who attacked the city’s historic marathon, leaving three dead and more than 100 injured amid a war zone of shattered glass and bomb debris on Patriots Day.
  • Golfer in Chief now speaking....zzzzzz

    04/16/2013 8:35:48 AM PDT · by Arcy · 68 replies
    Obama speaking to the press following yesterday's bombing in Boston, MA. Will he call it a terrorist attack? Will he bring up his old buddy, Bill Ayers, who knows a thing or two about bombing?
  • Boston Marathon Bombing: FBI Searches Apartment; Motive, Suspect Unclear

    04/16/2013 3:45:16 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 29 replies
    CBS DC ^ | 4-16-2013
    BOSTON (CBSDC/AP) — The bombs that blew up seconds apart at the finish line of one of the world’s most storied races left the streets spattered with blood and glass, three dead, including an 8-year-old boy, more than 140 wounded and gaping questions of who chose to attack at the Boston Marathon and why. Federal investigators said no one had claimed responsibility for the bombings one of the city’s most famous civic holidays, Patriots Day. But the blasts among the throngs of spectators raised fears of a terrorist attack. President Barack Obama was careful not to use the words “terror”...
  • Officials: 2 devices caused explosions, no unexploded devices found

    04/16/2013 8:30:41 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 38 replies
    www.bostonherald.com ^ | April 16, 2013
    Only two explosive devices were involved in an “act of cowardice” that left at least 176 people injured and three dead near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon yesterday, city officials said today. “Make no mistake, an act of cowardice and of this severity can not be justified or explained; it can only be answered,” Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley said during a press conference at the Westin Copley Plaza Hotel today. “The loss we’ve suffered is enormous.” Authorities said the explosions were caused by two devices. No unexploded devices were found, Gov. Deval Patrick said. Other...
  • The working theories for who did this (Boston Globe admits it might be a Muslim)

    04/15/2013 10:12:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 112 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | April 16, 2013 | Lawrence Harmon
    ThE PERPETRATOR or perpetrators behind the two bombs that exploded within a few seconds of each other near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon are still unknown. But there are working theories. Terrorists often plan their strikes on anniversaries and commemorative dates. Yesterday marked both a patriotic holiday in Massachusetts and Israel Independence Day, which raises the possibility of Islamic terrorism. April 15 is also the deadline for filing federal taxes, which suggests the possibility of homegrown, anti-tax extremists. The pathological possibilities abound at this point. The Marathon is an uplifting event. It is also a made-for-terrorism event....
  • Individual seen walking on roof directly overhead as bomb goes off at Boston Marathon

    04/15/2013 10:17:47 PM PDT · by Morgana · 96 replies
    FULL TITLE: Who is this person? Individual seen walking on roof directly overhead as bomb goes off at Boston Marathon A picture posted on Twitter shows an individual walking on the roof directly overlooking one of the blasts at the Boston Marathon. The picture of the mystery person was posted shortly after the terror attack and raises the eerily possibility that one of the perpetrators watched as the carnage was unleashed. Law-enforcement sources told the New York Post that a 20-year-old Saudi man was detained at a Boston hospital.
  • Jihad in Boston?

    04/16/2013 3:45:47 AM PDT · by SJackson · 34 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | April 16, 2013 | Robert Spencer
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - Jihad in Boston?Posted By Robert Spencer On April 16, 2013 @ 12:58 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 26 Comments The Boston terror bombings may be jihad. It is also possible that they may not be. As of this writing on Monday evening, those who know – the perpetrators and their accomplices, and possibly law enforcement officials — aren’t saying anything. Whatever the truth may be, the reactions to the initial reports from various quarters were telling.An early report from the New York Post stated that “investigators have a suspect — a Saudi Arabian national — in...