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  • UK Dentist Struck Off For Offering to Perform Female Genital Mutilation

    09/08/2013 4:45:41 PM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    IBT ^ | September 8, 2013 | Tom Porter
    A dentist who offered to perform genital mutilation on two young girls in a sting by an undercover reporter has been struck off. Omar Sheikh Mohamed Addow, 56, is the first dentist to be struck off by the General Dental Council for the crime, which carries a maximum 14-year sentence in the UK. The council's Professional Conduct Committee found that Addow had also performed an inappropriate examination of the reporter's chest, abdomen and vagina at his surgery, which was illegal as he was not a doctor registered with the General Medical Council. ... When asked to perform FGM on the...
  • Top Sunni Cleric Al-Qaradawi: Hezbollah Is “Party of Satan”

    06/09/2013 7:37:52 PM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Gateway ^ | June 9, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Top Sunni Muslim cleric Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, president of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, says the Iranian-backed Hezbollah organization is the “Party of Satan.” In an interview with Al Arabiya aired on Sunday, Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, president of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, slammed Lebanese Hezbollah group as “party of Satsan” that seeks to “sow discord” among Muslims.
  • The Blind Sheikh May be Released to Egypt

    09/17/2012 7:45:15 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 114 replies
    News Gather ^ | September 17, 2012 08:45 PM EDT | Renee Nal
    The Blind Sheikh, Omar Abdel-Rahman, is serving a life sentence for his role in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. Since becoming the new Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi has vowed to secure his return to Egypt, as a "nod to his base" of "hard-line Salafi Islamists," as reported by the Wall Street Journal. The bomb in 1993 killed six Americans and injured more than a thousand. Omar Abdel-Rahman's terror organization masterminded the assassination of former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, and he was reported to have a "close association" with Osama bin Laden. would Americans want to see this man walk...
  • 'There's no such thing as rape within marriage', says Muslim leader of sharia law courts in Britain

    10/16/2010 3:37:55 PM PDT · by george76 · 70 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 15th October 2010
    A senior Muslim cleric has been condemned by police and other Muslim leaders for claiming that there is no such thing as rape within marriage. Sheikh Maulana Abu Sayeed, president of the Islamic Sharia Council in Britain, sparked outrage when he said he believed that men who rape their wives should not be prosecuted because 'sex is part of marriage'. He further claimed, during an interview with the blog The Samosa, that many married women who made accusations of rape were lying. His comments have caused fury among senior police officers, who already face great difficulties in getting women to...
  • (Palestinian Arab Muslim racism, apartheid) PA Sheikh: Jail for Arabs Who Work with Jews

    02/01/2010 9:45:40 AM PST · by PRePublic · 6 replies · 250+ views
    INN ^ | Feb 01, 2010
    PA Sheikh: Jail for Arabs Who Work with Jews by Hillel Fendel Follow Israel news on and . (IsraelNN.com) The supreme spiritual authority of the Palestinian Authority, Sheikh Taisar Tamimi, rules that Arabs who work in Jewish construction are traitors and must be imprisoned. The ruling also includes Arabs who take part in archaeological digs by the Israel Antiquities Authority in eastern Jerusalem, or who work with other Jewish organizations in the old city of Jerusalem. It goes even further by forbidding Arabs to do business or work with “settlers” - Jewish residents of Judea, Samaria or eastern Jerusalem. Sheikh...
  • AP Source: Gitmo 9/11 suspects to NY for trial

    11/13/2009 5:38:45 AM PST · by smokeyb · 12 replies · 479+ views
    New York Post ^ | 11/13/09 | Devlin Barret (AP)
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees will be sent to New York to face trial in a civilian federal court, an Obama administration official said Friday.
  • Islamic subversion alleged by speaker

    02/17/2009 11:31:41 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 11 replies · 1,250+ views
    The Shelbyville Times-Gazette ^ | 2-17-2009 | Brian Mosely
    A former FBI special agent told law enforcement and Homeland Security personnel that a network of Islamic organizations are working to incrementally implement Islamic law in the United States. During a presentation at the Bedford County Emergency Management Agency, former FBI agent John Guandolo briefed members about groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood, which he claims is working with other Islamic groups to slowly implement Shariah, also known as Islamic law, which encompasses all areas of life. Guandolo worked in the FBI since 1996, including nine years as a member of its SWAT team. After 9/11, he worked in the...
  • U.S.-based Imam Urges Muslims to Join the Gaza Battlefield

    01/13/2009 2:56:16 PM PST · by Cindy · 83 replies · 2,437+ views
    INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News ^ | January 12, 2009 | IPT News
    SNIPPET: "A North Texas imam is calling on Muslims to take up arms in defense of Palestinians in Gaza. Sheikh Mohamed El-Moctar El-Shinqiti, director of the Islamic Center of South Plains in Lubbock, Texas, participated in an online chat, "Fatwas on Gaza," at the web site IslamOnline.net. El-Shinqiti encouraged readers to fight - or if they can't, to send money to those who are fighting - in response to six out of the eight questions posed to him in the online chat. When asked what can be done to help the people in Gaza, El-Shinqiti emphasized war over sending food...
  • Sheikh flies Lamborghini 6,500 miles to Britain for oil change

    07/31/2008 4:16:32 AM PDT · by Past Your Eyes · 75 replies · 1,598+ views
    The Sun ^ | Today | Neil Syson
    A RICH Arab sent his Lamborghini on a 6,500-mile round trip to Britain for a service. The £190,000 supercar was put on a scheduled flight from Qatar to Heathrow – then flown BACK after the oil check. Money was no object as the flight would have cost the owner – thought to be a Sheikh – around £20,000. The move sparked fury from green campaigners. An airport worker said: “This car doesn’t have a carbon footprint – more of a crater.” The overall cost of sending the Lamborghini to London for the oil change would have cost more than £23,000....
  • Rochester (NY) man sues Arab sheik over beating ("in their country they are the law")

    07/17/2008 7:23:54 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 24 replies · 194+ views
    Fingerlakes1.com local network ^ | July 17, 2008 | Michael Zeigler
    A Rochester native has filed a civil lawsuit against an Arab sheik who was convicted of beating him in the bar of a posh hotel in Geneva, Switzerland. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in San Diego, Calif., Silvano D. Orsi asks for an unspecified monetary amount from Sheik Falah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan for past, present and future physical pain and suffering, mental anguish and loss of earning capacity. A police tribunal last month convicted the sheik, a member of the ruling family of the United Arab Emirates, of inflicting "bodily harm with the...
  • Muslim refuses shake, loses prize

    06/22/2008 6:42:50 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 112 replies · 333+ views
    Timesonline.co.uk ^ | June 22, 2008 | Damien Foley and Mark Tighe
    A Muslim asylum seeker lost out on an award for volunteer work after indicating that he would not shake hands with the woman who was to present him with the prize. Alinoor Ahmed Sheikh, a Somali based in an asylum hostel in Tralee, was to have been honoured for his work raising funds for Amnesty International at a ceremony last Thursday organised by the Africa Centre in Dublin. The event was designed to highlight the positive work done by refugees and asylum seekers in Irish communities. Five minutes before Benedicta Attoh, a member of the National Consultative Committee on Racism...
  • Iraq is bin Laden’s War according to a Muslim Cleric

    09/21/2007 5:13:09 AM PDT · by Alaphiah123 · 61+ views
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 9-21-07 | Alaphiah
    Can you believe it? A Muslim criticizing Osama bin Laden? No wait a Muslim scholar actually blaming Osama bin Laden for the war. What?!? I thought that the war was Bush’s fault. That’s what Democrats, Liberals and anti-war agitators would have you and me to believe.
  • Sept. 11 figure faces Guantanamo hearing (Khalid Sheikh Mohammed)

    09/20/2006 3:56:49 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 8 replies · 350+ views
    Associated Press (excerpt) ^ | September 20, 2006
    Excerpt - GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, is expected to face a hearing here within three months, a military official said Wednesday. Mohammed and 13 other "high-value" detainees recently transferred from CIA custody to this isolated U.S. Navy base in southeast Cuba will face Combatant Status Review Tribunals, said Navy Capt. Phil Waddingham, director of the Office for the Administrative Review of the Detention of Enemy Combatants. ~ snip ~
  • Saudi Wealth Fuels Global Jihadism

    10/28/2003 7:07:05 AM PST · by Prince Charles · 6 replies · 2,509+ views
    Insight ^ | 10-27-2003 | Kenneth R. Timmerman
    Saudi Wealth Fuels Global Jihadism Posted Oct. 27, 2003 By Kenneth R. Timmerman Generations of Muslims in the Middle East have been raised on the anti-Western, anti-Semitic theologies of Ayatollah Khomeini and in the Saudi Wahhabi system of madrassas (religious schools). This foundation set the stage for the rise of Osama bin Laden. Doaa 'Amer is a professional TV anchor who hosts Muslim Woman Magazine on IQRAA TV, a satellite channel broadcasting throughout the Arab world. As she tells it, her job is to educate the next generation of children to be "true Muslims." Readers accustomed to hearing Islam described...
  • They came from Walthamstow

    08/15/2006 6:23:21 AM PDT · by Clive · 5 replies · 832+ views
    National Post ^ | 2006-08-15 | Michael Coren
    There in my Canadian newspaper was a photograph of an ordinary house in an ordinary street in ordinary working-class Walthamstow in northeast London. But the bland veneer was shattered by the presence of armed police officers. For this was the home of an alleged terrorist who, it is claimed, wanted to murder thousands of innocent people by blowing up airliners over the Atlantic and give his life in international jihad. No longer ordinary, particularly for me. Because Walthamstow is where I was born, just yards away from where this terror suspect lived. He too was born in Britain, just as...
  • Senior Saudi sheikh: Hizbullah – party of Satan

    08/05/2006 10:11:10 AM PDT · by Esther Ruth · 18 replies · 807+ views
    YNET ^ | (08.05.06, 19:34)
    Senior Saudi sheikh: Hizbullah – party of Satan Sheikh Safar al-Hawali, in past teacher of Bin Laden, issues fatwa forbidding support of any kind of Hizbullah organization, which is not 'Party of God,' but 'Party of Satan' A senior Saudi religious figure, Sheikh Safar al-Hawali, published a fatwa establishing that "Hizbullah is not the 'Party of God' (the meaning of Hizbullah in Arabic), but the 'Party of Satan.'" Al-Hawali is considered an extreme religious figure in Saudi Arabia. In the past Osama Bin Laden was among his students. In the fatwa published on al-Hawali's website, it was written that it...
  • Unit Conducting Security Mission Keeps Local Sheikh Informed

    05/19/2006 5:13:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 228+ views
    CAMP TAJI, Iraq, May 19, 2006 – In this war on terror, a house call may be more important than a combat fire mission. Sheikh Majoob (center, in the golden robe) listens as Army Capt. Juan Santiago makes a point during a meeting near Taji, Iraq. Photo by Jim Garamone  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. That's why Army Capt. Juan Santiago, commander of Aztec Battery, 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery, was going to visit Sheikh Majoob. The sheikh is the leader of what Americans would call a tribe. The tribes are an extension of the family for both...
  • Lynne Stewart, Jihadi Lawyer

    01/11/2006 7:14:11 AM PST · by forty_years · 34 replies · 1,153+ views
    netWMD - The War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | January 11, 2006 | Sharon Chadha
    A federal court will soon sentence attorney Lynne Stewart to prison for "providing material support" to terrorists, among related charges.[1] The charges center upon her assistance to Egyptian sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman who, from a federal prison cell in Minnesota, has continued his quest both to install an Islamist government in Egypt and to kill Americans and Jews around the world. Stewart's case is symbolic of a corollary battle in the war against terror and highlights the need not only to counter terrorism but also the ideology of Islamism. Her infatuation with her client's cause evolved into an example of...
  • Daniel Pearl and the body of evidence

    01/07/2006 10:16:01 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies · 1,088+ views
    Hindustan Times ^ | January 7, 2006 | B Raman
    Every year, as we enter a New Year, my mind goes back to Daniel Pearl, the Mumbai-based American correspondent of Wall Street Journal, who met with a brutal end to his young life during a visit to Karachi in January 2002 to enquire, inter alia, into the suspected Pakistani links of international jihadi terrorists. In his keenness to find out the truth, Pearl fell into a treacherous trap laid by a mixed group of Pakistani terrorists belonging to different organisations and orchestrated by Omar Sheikh, a British resident of Pakistani origin, who had participated in the so-called jihad against the...
  • Iraq - Gunmen kill tribal chief and sons in Baghdad

    11/23/2005 1:40:21 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 2 replies · 340+ views
    Agence France Presse | November 23, 2005
    Gunmen in 10 army-type vehicles shot dead a Sunni Arab tribal chief and four of his sons in a pre-dawn raid in Baghdad on Wednesday while two officials died in other attacks in the Iraqi capital, police said. The gunmen, wearing army uniforms, burst into Sheikh Fadel Sarhid Ali's home in the southeast of the city around 4 am (0100 GMT) and shot the tribal leader and his sons before escaping. Both Sunni and Shiite religious and political leaders are regularly targeted by death squads in Iraq. Radi Ismail Jawad, a high ranking offiical at the industry ministry, was...
  • UK Muslim leader barred from US

    07/14/2005 9:07:15 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 10 replies · 422+ views
    BBC World News ^ | 7/13/05 | BBC World News Staff
    Dr Zaki Badawi joined other faith leaders in condemning the London bombings. British Muslim leader Sheikh Dr Zaki Badawi has said he has been refused entry to the US without explanation. The head of the Muslim College said he flew from London to New York to give a lecture at the Chautauqua Institution in New York but was turned back. Dr Badawi said he was detained for six hours on Wednesday and that immigration staff were "very embarrassed". US Immigration and Customs Enforcement said it had information indicating Dr Badawi was "inadmissible". Spokeswoman Janet Rapaport said that when problems arose...
  • A Democratic Hamas?

    06/22/2005 9:32:31 AM PDT · by forty_years · 12 replies · 532+ views
    http://netwmd.com ^ | June 22, 2005 | Asaf Romirowsky
    In an official statement, White House Spokesman Scott McClellan stated that Hamas associates that deal with politics "may be members of organizations, but are not terrorists, versus terrorists, people who have blood on their hands."[1] Is this distinction enough to convince us that Hamas only makes wine and honey and provides social welfare? And does the Bush administration not know what Hamas really is?Hamas is the Arabic acronym for "The Islamic Resistance Movement" (Harakat al-Muqawamah al-Islamiyya) and connotes heat, zeal and passion for a cause, the cause here being the destruction of Israel. Hamas was legally registered in Israel in...
  • NY: Sheik convicted of terror-funding charges

    03/10/2005 2:57:39 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 44 replies · 1,989+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 3/10/05 | Michael Weissenstein - AP
    NEW YORK (AP) - A Yemeni sheik and his assistant were convicted Thursday of plotting to funnel money to al-Qaida and Hamas, handing a victory to prosecutors shaken last year when the man who was supposed to be their star witness set himself on fire outside the White House. Sheik Mohammed Ali Hassan Al-Moayad and Mohammed Mohsen Yahya Zayed were found guilty on all but two of the 10 charges in an indictment that accused them of vital roles in a terror-funding network that stretched from Brooklyn to Yemen. In a meeting with FBI informants in a German hotel room,...
  • Activist lawyers fear 'chilling effect' from verdict (Lynne Stewart's conviction)

    02/11/2005 2:03:53 AM PST · by FairOpinion · 59 replies · 1,317+ views
    Newsday ^ | Feb. 11, 2005 | ANTHONY M. DESTEFANO
    In the wake of activist lawyer Lynne Stewart's conviction yesterday, several defense attorneys said fear of prosecution could now hamper zealous defense of unpopular clients, including suspected terrorists. Others agreed with prosecutors that Stewart crossed a line that made her situation complex. Activist attorney and radio talk show personality Ron Kuby, who once represented Stewart's client Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, said the verdict will intimidate attorneys handling unpopular political clients. "It makes it that much more easier for the government to intimidate activist lawyers," Kuby said. "The threat of 20 years incarceration is a terrible deterrent against zealous advocacy."
  • Mosque buyers in appeal to Saudis [Jews and Buddhists want to take it over]

    06/09/2004 7:22:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies · 340+ views
    The Australian ^ | June 09, 2004 | Trudy Harris
    AN offshore bank account has been established by supporters of one of Australia's most hardline Islamic clerics to raise donations in Saudi Arabia to help pay for a $2.65 million mosque in southwestern Sydney. Supporters of Sheikh Abdul Salam Mohammed Zoud are trying to raise the funds before next month's settlement date on the property, which is near their existing small prayer hall in Lakemba. Monitored by ASIO, the prayer hall has been at the centre of controversy. Members of its congregation include alleged terrorism suspect Faheem Khalid Lodhi, charged with preparing a terrorist attack and recruiting for a terrorism...
  • UK: Visa threat to radical cleric

    04/02/2004 1:43:04 PM PST · by knighthawk · 19 replies · 1,004+ views
    The Australian ^ | April 03 2004 | The Times
    LONDON: The British Home Office is considering legal action to deport the hardline cleric Sheikh Omar Bakri Mohammad, who told Muslims yesterday they must not help police to identify terrorist threats in their communities. Senior British officials are urgently reviewing the immigration status of the fundamentalist Syrian-born cleric and that of other radical Muslim leaders as the Government tries to curb their activities. Sheikh Bakri, whose militant al-Muhajiroun group has been blamed for sending young Britons to fight abroad, caused outrage by ridiculing moderate Muslim leaders who are urging Britain's mosques to take a lead in the fight against terrorism....
  • Las Vegas Man Accused Of Posing As Doctor (Muslim terrorism not being reported by the media?)

    01/05/2004 5:07:29 PM PST · by Michael2001 · 86 replies · 3,769+ views
    He's given hundreds of flu shots over the past few months, but health officials say he isn't a doctor and they still don't know exactly what he's been injecting. It's a story you saw First on News 3. Shahid Shiekh is under police investigation after shutting down one of his clinics in Washington State. News 3 has learned that Shiekh has also operated an office in Henderson. News 3's Kori Chambers is digging deeper. It's still unclear whether this phony doctor fooled any Las Vegans. We spoke with Shiekh's attorney and asked him point blank whether the man was giving...
  • The Saudi connection

    09/06/2003 7:23:37 PM PDT · by Clive · 11 replies · 231+ views
    When President George W. Bush delivered his state of the union address in January 2002, some 20 weeks after 9/11, he said North Korea, Iran and Iraq "and their terrorist allies constitute an axis of evil, arming to threaten the peace of the world." He omitted, however, any mention of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan as members of this same axis. Since then, much more has been learned about the insidious underworld of international terrorism organized by Muslim fundamentalists. We continue to discover the extent to which Pakistanis provide organizational and logistic support to the network of terror run by Osama...
  • Australia's terror web gets bigger

    09/04/2003 10:17:27 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 3 replies · 742+ views
    The Australian ^ | September 05 2003
    A SYDNEY man allegedly telephoned the suspected leader of al-Qa'ida in Spain – Abu Dahdah – seeking help to move a "brother" and his family throughout Europe. The allegation about former Qantas baggage handler Bilal Khazal – made in documents tendered in Mr Dahdah's terrorism trial – contradicts claims by him that he had never spoken to the alleged terror chief, or even knew who he was. As more details of a network of alleged terror supporters in Australia emerged yesterday, it has been claimed a second Australian named in the Spanish court documents, Melbourne cleric Sheikh Mohammed Omran, was...
  • Hamas leader Sheikh Yassin is "not immune" from an Israeli attack [Israeli Gov.]

    06/12/2003 2:10:38 AM PDT · by yonif · 22 replies · 187+ views
    Israel Insider ^ | June 12, 2003 | Ellis Shuman
    Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz instructed the Israel Defense Forces to use every means at its disposal against terror and against Hamas. Environment Minister Tzachi Hanegbi said Hamas leaders Sheikh Ahmed Yassin and Khaled Mashal are not immune from Israeli attacks. The government convened Thursday morning to discuss the security situation following Wednesday's suicide bombing attack in Jerusalem, in which sixteen Israelis were killed and more than 100 people were wounded. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon told the cabinet that Israel would continue to hunt down the terrorists because the Palestinian Authority was doing nothing against them. Despite the continued terror attacks,...
  • Then There Were Two: Al-Qaeda Planner Caught

    03/02/2003 6:35:30 PM PST · by Wallaby · 19 replies · 440+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald | March 3, 2003 | Christopher Kremmer
    Not for commercial use. Solely to be used for the educational purposes of research and open discussion. Then There Were Two: Al-Qaeda Planner Caught Christopher Kremmer Sydney Morning Herald News And Features; Pg. 1 March 3, 2003 Monday In a country of 140 million, al-Qaeda's man of a thousand faces had nowhere left to hide. The joint United States-Pakistani swoop on the hideout of the terrorist group's operational chief, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, just a short drive from the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, is the most serious blow so far to the organisation. The capture of the man described by some analysts...
  • Dedicated hater of the West with a taste for high living

    03/02/2003 6:08:43 PM PST · by Wallaby · 15 replies · 368+ views
    SUNDAY TELEGRAPH(LONDON) | JENNY BOOTH
    Not for commercial use. Solely to be used for the educational purposes of research and open discussion. Dedicated hater of the West with a taste for high living Al-Qaeda's 'chief executive' is the son of a preacher who grew up harbouring a deep resentment that found its murderous expression on September 11, reports Jenny Booth. His capture deals a blow to Osama bin Laden's capacity for attack By JENNY BOOTH SUNDAY TELEGRAPH(LONDON) Pg. 17 March 02, 2003, Sunday KHALID SHEIKH MOHAMMED, the terrorist mastermind arrested in Pakistan yesterday, is believed to have been involved in planning every significant al-Qaeda attack...
  • UK: Sheikh warns of UK suicide bombers threat

    02/11/2003 1:11:36 PM PST · by knighthawk · 9 replies · 271+ views
    icNewcastle ^ | Februari 11 2003
    An Islamic leader has warned Britain is facing a new security threat from radical Muslims who are prepared to act as suicide bombers in the UK. Sheikh Omar Bakri Mohammed, spiritual leader of the controversial Islamic group al-Muhajiroun, says people should stay away from locations such as financial institutions and Government buildings in the light of the threat. He told the BBC: "I would be careful, there are people who are in the UK, these are people who are supporters of al-Qaida and these people are Islamically speaking, they are people who feel they have a right to retaliate. "So...
  • US and Germany at odds over arrested sheikh

    01/24/2003 3:32:38 PM PST · by MadIvan · 30 replies · 232+ views
    The Times ^ | January 25, 2003 | Roger Boyes
    Washington accused of entrapmentA NEW dispute between Washington and Berlin is breaking out over the extradition of a Yemeni sheikh arrested in Germany after an entrapment operation by American agents. Sheikh Ali Hassan al-Moayad, an influential opposition figure in Yemen and a suspected sponsor of international terrorism, travelled to Frankfurt this month to seek treatment for gall bladder problems. It proved to be a mistake: within days he was in a high-security prison, arrested on the basis of a warrant hurriedly drawn up by the FBI and authorised by a Brooklyn court. The US authorities say that the 54-year-old sheikh...
  • Suspect Describes Ordeal of Slain Reporter

    01/22/2003 10:54:23 PM PST · by kattracks · 10 replies · 446+ views
    New York Times ^ | 1/22/03 | DAVID ROHDE
    ARACHI, Pakistan — The nursery where they killed him, one year on, is oddly peaceful. Lush mango, palm and pomegranate trees are in bloom, their thick, green leaves whispering in a gentle breeze.The cinder-block storehouse where he was executed is empty, save for some flower pots, a cot and crumpled packs of cigarettes strewn across the floor. The 10-foot by 15-foot main room still has a metal door and metal shutters that can be padlocked. Sounds of life reach the room: birds chirping and cars driving past to a nearby religious school run by Al Rashid Trust, an organization...
  • Al-Qaradhawi: "Islam will Return to Europe as a Conqueror"

    12/06/2002 5:09:09 PM PST · by vannrox · 22 replies · 814+ views
    MEMRI - Translation of Arabic newspaper editorials and News ^ | December 06, 2002 | Sheikh Al-Qaradhawi
    Leading Sunni Sheikh Yousef Al-Qaradhawi and Other Sheikhs Herald the Coming Conquest of Rome In articles written by Islamic clerics, the clerics herald the imminent conquest of Rome by Islam, in accordance with the prophecy of Muhammad. The issue is also discussed in Friday sermons. Sheikh Yousef Al-Qaradhawi, one of the most influential clerics in Sunni Islam, often makes this claim in his religious rulings and on his television programs. The following are remarks made by Al-Qaradhawi and other Muslim clerics:Al-Qaradhawi: "Islam will Return to Europe as a Conqueror"In a fatwa posted on the website www.islamonline.net,(1) in response to...
  • Sheikh Omar Bakri Mohammed threatens the Netherlands with terror attacks

    11/29/2002 3:36:40 AM PST · by knighthawk · 19 replies · 388+ views
    De Telegraaf ^ | November 29 2002
    Muslim-extremist Sheikh Omar Bakri Mohammed openly threathens with terroristic attacks in the Netherlands if it does not stop 'arresting muslims'. The Sheikh support Osama bin Laden.
  • Sheikh Who Defies Bin Laden's Thug

    11/08/2002 7:39:06 PM PST · by blam · 2 replies · 226+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-09-2002 | Philip Smucker
    Sheikh who defies bin Laden's thugs By Philip Smucker in Sana'a (Filed: 09/11/2002) Inside the grounds of his tightly guarded mansion in Sana'a, Sheikh Abdul Azziz Al Shaif plucks some leaves off a branch of a qat tree and stuffs the narcotic greenery between his cheek and gum. The chief of the largest tribe in Yemen, he is known locally as the "Sheikh of Marlborough" for his devotion to his estate in Wiltshire. He is also one of several leading moderates, dissident voices who claim they have faced assassination attempts by al-Qa'eda for their opposition to the network's use of...
  • The Jounalist and the Terrorist (Daniel Pearl and Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh)

    09/02/2002 1:18:15 PM PDT · by tictoc · 9 replies · 1,257+ views
    Vanity Fair ^ | August 2002 | Robert Sam Anson
    The reporter who comes to Karachi, Pakistan is given certain cautions. Do not take a taxi from the airport; arrange for the hotel to send a car and confirm the driver's identity before getting in. Do not stay in a room that faces the street. Do not interview sources over the phone. Do not discuss subjects such as Islam or the Pakistani nuclear program in the presence of hotel staff. Do not leave notes or tape recordings in your room. Do not discard work papers in the waste basket; flush them down the toilet. Do not use public transportation or...