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  • Does Islam Have a Role in Suicide Bombings?

    06/22/2015 7:15:55 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | June 22, 2015 | A.J. Caschetta
    Does Islam Have a Role in Suicide Bombings?Posted By A.J. Caschetta On June 22, 2015 @ 12:48 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 2 Comments [1]Reprinted from Middle East Quarterly [2].When journalists, historians, psychologists, and experts in group dynamics, organizational structures, and criminal justice write about the unique set of circumstances that lead to suicide terrorism, they share the view that Islam has little to do with it. Most analysts either downplay or ignore altogether the role of Islam in suicide terrorism while some attempt to refute the connection and condemn others for not doing so.This reluctance to countenance the role...
  • Family testifies in $1B suit against Palestinian authorities

    02/02/2015 3:44:20 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 2, 2015 4:36 PM EST | Larry Neumeister
    Members of a Long Island family testified Monday that the Sept. 11 attacks and its lesson that terror can happen anywhere persuaded them to cancel a trip to Disney World and instead visit Jerusalem in early 2002, when four of them were seriously injured in a suicide bombing. Mark Sokolow, a lawyer, and his wife, Rena, testified as lead plaintiffs in a $1 billion lawsuit in Manhattan federal court against Palestinian authorities for six attacks in Israel from 2002 to 2004 that killed or wounded Americans. Their three daughters, two of them hurt in the blast, testified as well. The...
  • Suicide Bombing Outside Nigeria Church, Several Injured

    01/01/2015 6:18:12 PM PST · by FourPeas · 8 replies
    Agence France Presse (AFP) on Naharanet ^ | 1/1/2015 | Agence France Presse (AFP)
    A suicide bomber blew himself up outside an evangelist church in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, injuring several people, witnesses and a rescue worker said. "There was an explosion outside the ECWA church this morning. A suicide bomber who was restrained from getting into the church blew himself up," said Abubakar Yakubu, who heads the Nigeria Red Cross in Gombe. "Luckily no one was killed but some people were mildly injured." A witness said the man arrived during the church service and refused to park his motorcycle outside a security barrier set up by church volunteers. "He insisted on riding through...
  • Deadly suicide bombing interrupts play condemning suicide bombings

    12/11/2014 1:34:59 PM PST · by wtd · 3 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/11/2014 1 hour ago | Massoud Popalzai
    CNN: Deadly suicide bombing interrupts play condemning suicide bombings"Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN)-- A suicide bomber detonated explosives Thursday inside a French-funded school in Kabul during a play that condemns suicide attacks, leading to deaths and numerous injuries, the French foreign "
  • Nigeria: 50 Female Suicide Bombers on the Prowl

    12/04/2014 12:10:28 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 13 replies
    All Africa ^ | 3 December 2014 | Kingsley Omonobi and Ndahi Marama
    Nigeria: 50 Female Suicide Bombers on the Prowl By Kingsley Omonobi and Ndahi Marama A female suicide bomber, who was arrested by the vigilante group also known as civilian JTF, revealed, yesterday, that 50 other female suicide bombers have been let loose in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital with a mandate to kill 100,000 persons before the end of December 2014. The arrested female bomber disclosed this on a day the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Kenneth Minimah vowed that Boko Haram will be defeated. This came as former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon charged the army chief...
  • Turning the tables: Kurdish woman suicide bomber attacks IS in Syria

    10/05/2014 10:59:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 10/05/2014
    A female Kurdish fighter carried out a suicide bomb attack against jihadists from the Islamic State group outside the embattled Syrian border town of Kobane on Sunday, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the woman blew herself up at an Islamic State position east of the city, killing a number of jihadists who have surrounded Kobane and are battling to seize it. "The operation caused deaths, but there is no confirmed number," Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman said. He said it was the first reported instance of a female Kurdish fighter carrying out a suicide bombing...
  • Ooops! Isis suicide bombing instructor blows up his own class by accident

    08/11/2014 9:34:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 99 replies
    Belgast Telegraph ^ | 08/11/2014 | Christopher Hooton
    An Isis commander at a terrorist training camp north of Baghdad accidentally detonated a belt packed with explosives during a demonstration in front of a group militants on Monday, killing himself and 21 nearby trainees. The accident was a source of dark humour for locals, with suicide attacks in public spaces having become an almost daily occurrence in Iraq. A bomber struck a falafel shop near the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Baghdad last week, and when told of the bungled training demonstration by the New York Times, Raad Hashim, who works at a liquor store near the site of...
  • Suicide bomber attacks Iraqi recruits as al Qaeda forces retain control of areas in Anbar

    01/09/2014 2:01:28 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 3 replies
    The Long War Journal ^ | January 9, 2014 | BILL ROGGIO
    The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham, an al Qaeda branch in the Middle East, killed 21 people in a suicide attack at a military recruiting center in Baghdad today. The attack was launched as the ISIS continues to control Fallujah, parts of Ramadi, and other areas in Anbar province. The suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives outside the Iraqi Army recruitment center at the Muthanna airport in Baghdad, according to the National Iraqi News Agency. Iraqi officials reported that 21 Iraqis, including four soldiers protecting the center, were killed and 35 more were wounded in the...
  • At least 14 dead after (suicide bomb) explosion at Russia railway station, officials say

    12/29/2013 5:30:08 AM PST · by Zakeet · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 29, 2013
    At least 14 people were killed and scores were wounded Sunday by a female suicide bomber at a railway station in southern Russia, officials said, heightening concern about terrorism ahead of February's Olympics in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. No one immediately claimed responsibility for Sunday's attack in Volgograd, but it came several months after Chechen rebel leader Doku Umarov called for new attacks against civilian targets in Russia, including the Sochi Games.
  • Radical Cleric: It’s OK to Blow Yourself Up ‘For Allah’

    12/20/2013 5:12:22 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    INN ^ | 12/20/2013, 6:13 AM | Elad Benari
    “Blowing oneself up for the sake of Allah is acceptable,” according to a radical Muslim cleric who recently spoke to a Lebanese television network. The comments by Syrian-born Islamist cleric Omar Bakri were made in an interview which aired on the Lebanese Al-Jadid/New TV on November 26. They were translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). […] Bakri, along with infamous British Islamist Anjem Choudary, was the founder of a British Islamist group called “Al Muhajiroun”, which was eventually banned in the UK. He currently lives in Lebanon after leaving Britain following terror attacks at the London Underground...
  • Free will: Man kills daughter over disobedience [ Pakistan ]

    08/17/2013 9:20:44 AM PDT · by george76 · 31 replies
    The Express Tribune ^ | August 17, 2013 | Owais Jafri
    MULTAN: A 12-year-old girl was killed on Friday allegedly by her father for refusing to marry a man of his choice, police said. They said the girl’s body was found chopped into six pieces. Police said Muhammad Khadim, 46, a resident of Khoja area in Shujabad, had accepted his nephew’s proposal for his daughter six months ago. They said his sister and brother-in-law had been pressing him to arrange the wedding. They said his daughter Haseena, who was studying in grade 6, did not want to marry. Some relatives said that she had requested her father to let her finish...
  • Disturbing New Data on Palestinian Support for Suicide Bombing

    05/03/2013 5:33:24 AM PDT · by SJackson · 16 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | May 1, 2013 | Adam Levick
    Following a disturbingly high number of Palestinian terrorist attacks against Israelis in recent months, including the lethal stabbing assault of a 32-year-old Israeli man in the northern West Bank on Tuesday, Israeli defense officials have expressed concerns that the conflict could lead to a Third Intifada. Whilst recent violence by Palestinians has involved rock throwing, knife attacks, shootings and the hurling of fire bombs, the fear that such a coordinated outbreak of Palestinian violence could include suicide bombings – which caused so much death and carnage during the Second Intifada – was amplified by a new Pew poll released on...
  • The Deadly Disgrace of Obama's Pro-Terrorist Lawyers

    10/12/2012 1:35:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 12, 2012 | Michelle Malik
    October 12 marks the 12th anniversary of the bombing of the USS Cole. The grim milestone comes as President Obama faces mounting questions about his administration's dereliction of duty during the murderous attack on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya. And it comes just a day after resurgent al-Qaida thugs pulled off the drive-by assassination of a top Yemeni security official who worked at the U.S. embassy in Sanaa. These are not "bumps in the road." These are gravesites on the blood-spattered path to surrender. Seventeen U.S. sailors died in the brutal suicide attack on the guided Navy missile destroyer as...
  • Syria: Jihadists twin suicide car bombings in Christian suburb of Damascus kill 34, 83 wounded

    11/29/2012 8:44:48 AM PST · by Perseverando · 7 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | November 28, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    And so it begins. If the jihadists succeed in Syria, millions of Christians, Alawites, and Druze will be mercilessly slaughtered. "Twin suicide car bombings in Damascus suburb kill 34" Montreal Gazette (thanks to Jack M) DAMASCUS, Syria - Twin suicide car bombs ripped through a Damascus suburb minutes apart on Wednesday, killing at least 34 people, state media said, and rebels claimed they shot down a Syrian air force fighter jet. The state news agency, SANA, said suicide bombers detonated two cars packed with explosives early in the morning in the eastern suburb of Jaramana, a Christian and Druse area...
  • Immigration powers used to hold al-Qaeda kingpin in jail

    10/20/2006 1:16:03 AM PDT · by Mrs Ivan · 1 replies · 380+ views
    The Times ^ | October 20, 2006 | Sean O’Neill
    BRITAIN has resorted to detaining as an illegal immigrant a man regarded as one of al-Qaeda’s most dangerous terrorists. Abu Doha, whose various aliases include “The Doctor”, has been in Belmarsh highsecurity jail for almost six years facing extradition to the United States on charges of running a jihad training camp in Afghanistan and plotting to blow up Los Angeles airport. But the US has been forced to drop the case against him after an informer refused to give evidence. A British judge described the extremist network created by Abu Doha as “one of the most significant groups of terrorists...
  • Obama ‘taking Iran’s side’ on damages from ’83 bombing that killed 241 Marines

    02/02/2012 11:25:37 AM PST · by LSUfan · 45 replies
    WorldTribune ^ | 31 January 2012 | Admin
    President Barack Obama, in a bid to reconcile with the Teheran regime, has blocked legislation that would hold Iran accountable for the Hizbullah bombing that killed 241 U.S. Marines in 1983.
  • HRW Founder Bernstein Starts "Advancing Human Rights" (denounced the HRW biased organization)

    09/14/2011 8:16:52 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 7 replies · 1+ views
    Camera ^ | March, 2011
    March 03, 2011 HRW Founder Bernstein Starts Advancing Human Rights (AHR) Robert Bernstein, the founder and former chairman of Human Rights Watch who publicly renounced his ties with the organization due to distorted and disproportionate focus on free and open Israel at the expense of the rest of the Middle East -- mostly unfree -- has just launched a new human rights organization, Advancing Human Rights. Why the need for a new organization? Bernstein, 88, explains: Some human rights organizations, like Human Rights Watch, do not condemn incitement to genocide, Arab hate speech being spewed daily in Gaza, particularly, and...
  • Kandahar mayor killed in suicide attack

    07/26/2011 11:28:33 PM PDT · by Per-Ling · 19 replies
    AFP ^ | 27JUL11 | AFP
    The mayor of Kandahar, the biggest city in southern Afghanistan that was the birthplace of the Taliban, was killed in a suicide bombing on Wednesday, police said. Ghulam Haidar Hameedi died when a suicide bomber set off explosives hidden in his turban when the mayor was addressing citizens in the courtyard of the city hall, police General Abdul Raziq told AFP.
  • 7 'NATO troops' killed Thursday were 'American'....(Drudge Headline)

    05/29/2011 12:43:41 AM PDT · by GVnana · 40 replies
    KABUL, Afghanistan – Nine NATO service members were killed Thursday in Afghanistan, including seven U.S. troops among eight who died when a powerful bomb exploded in a field where they were patrolling on foot, officials said. Two Afghan policemen also died and two others were wounded in the explosion in the mountainous Shorabak district of Kandahar province, 12 miles from the Pakistan border, said Gen. Abdul Raziq, chief of the Afghan border police in the province. "Two months ago, we cleared this area of terrorists, but still they are active there," Raziq said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast....
  • Errant Text Message Accidentally Detonates Suicide Bomber, Saving Hundreds

    01/28/2011 7:23:04 AM PST · by Errant · 22 replies
    TheBlaze.com ^ | January 28, 2011 | Jonathon M. Seidl
    The next time you get an annoying mass text message, you might want to think twice before getting upset. It could save your life. At least that’s what happened recently in Russia. Security sources tell the London Telegraph that a Russian Islamic terrorist plan was foiled on New Year’s Eve when a “Happy New Year” text detonated the terrorist’s suicide bomb prematurely:
  • Cameras that caught Stockholm blast ordered down

    12/21/2010 10:35:31 PM PST · by george76 · 4 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 21, 2010 | LOUISE NORDSTROM
    A shopkeeper who handed police video footage of the Stockholm suicide bombing says he will think twice before helping authorities again after being ordered to dismantle his security cameras for lacking the right permit. Police suspect the bomber, Taimour Abdulwahab, set off the explosives accidentally. They believe he had planned to detonate them in a place where they would inflict more damage.
  • Suicide bombing comes home to Iran

    12/18/2010 3:25:56 PM PST · by nuconvert · 12 replies · 1+ views
    NY Post ^ | Dec. 17, 2010 | Amir Taheri
    Until a few years ago, the global map of Islamist suicide terrorism included a single tiny patch of territory: Israel. Since then, the map has expanded to include first Iraq, where suicide attacks have claimed thousands of lives, and then Afghanistan, where the Taliban use it as a war tactic. Then Pakistan, where suicide attacks have become part of daily life. Wednesday's suicide attack in Chabahar, the principal Iranian port on the Gulf of Oman, has shown that Iran, too, is now part of that sinister map. The double attack, which claimed at least 39 lives, wasn't the first of...
  • Baghdad suicide bomber kills at least 43 people

    07/18/2010 3:39:22 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 8 replies
    BBC ^ | July 18th 2010 | Gabriel Gatehouse
    A suicide bomber has killed at least 43 people and injured 40 more southwest of Baghdad, Iraqi police say. The attack targeted government-backed Sunni militia members lining up to be paid in the town of Radwaniya. The Sunni militia fighters, known as the Sahwa or Awakening Councils, were once allied with al-Qaeda, but turned against the militant group in 2006. Struggle for IraqCoalition questions Baghdad glazier Iraq: Key facts and figures Q&A: Parliamentary polls Among the dead were at least six soldiers and three accountants, the Associated Press news agency reported. At least 13 soldiers were also wounded, along with...
  • Some Milestones in Israel "Palestine" timeline

    06/30/2010 12:25:15 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 6 replies
    Some Milestones in Israel-Palestine1834 - 1886 - 1920 - 1922 - 1929 - 1938 - 1941 - 1948 - 1950s-1960s - 1970 1972 - 1973 - 1975 - 1976 - 1982 - 1987 - 1994 - 2000 - 2001 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2010 1834 First recorded attack on native Jews in Israel by Muslims, is the one in June 1834, Safed (the Plunder), the massacres and mass rapes went on for 33 days, (an inciter, Muhammed Damoor, a self-proclaimed prophet, ‘prophesied’ the attack for which he agitated). It was repeated in 1838. 1886 First...
  • Screams in the smoke as Moscow rush hour turned to horror

    03/29/2010 11:34:14 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 28 replies · 1,061+ views
    Times Online ^ | 3/29/10 | Catherine Philp
    Amid the jostling crowds squeezing their way on to the packed train at Lubyanka, no one gave the silent, bulkily dressed woman a second glance. It was minutes before 8 o’clock and she was just one of the seven million passengers due on the Moscow Metro that day. Seconds later, before the train had left the station platform, she detonated her explosives, sending glass and twisted metal ripping through the carriage and filling the air with screams and smoke. [. . . snip . . .] One man, the boyfriend of a woman seriously injured in the blast, swore vengeance...
  • Blast in Moscow Metro Kills at Least 25 (terrorism)

    03/28/2010 10:09:56 PM PDT · by bitt · 132 replies · 4,304+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | 3/29/2010 | Reuters
    Blast in Moscow Metro Kills at Least 25 Reuters At least 25 people were killed in an explosion that rocked the Lubyanka metro station in central Moscow on Monday, Itar-Tass news agency reported. MOSCOW -- At least 25 people were killed in an explosion that rocked the Lubyanka metro station in central Moscow on Monday, Itar-Tass news agency reported. At least 10 people were wounded in the blast, it said, quoting the Emergencies Ministry.
  • Double suicide bombings kill 37 on Moscow subway

    MOSCOW — Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up on Moscow's subway system as it was jam-packed with rush-hour passengers Monday, killing at least 37 people and wounding 102, officials said. The head of Russia's main security agency said preliminary investigation places the blame on rebels from the restive Caucasus region that includes Chechnya, where separatists have fought Russian forces since the mid-1990s. The first explosion took place just before 8 a.m. at the Lubyanka station in central Moscow. The station is underneath the building that houses the main offices of the Federal Security Service, or FSB, the KGB's main...
  • Suicide Bomb Blast In Pakistan Caught on Tape - Video

    12/28/2009 1:28:26 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 10 replies · 925+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | December 28, 2009 | Michael
    Here is video showing the bomb blast of a suicide bomb attack in Karachi, Pakistan during a parade marking one of the Shiites key holidays. At least twenty-five people were killed and dozens wounded...(Video)
  • 19 killed in explosion in Somalia hotel

    12/05/2009 3:27:35 AM PST · by Scanian · 6 replies · 571+ views
    The NY Post ^ | December 3, 2009 | AP
    MOGADISHU, Somalia — A male suicide bomber dressed as a woman attacked a university graduation ceremony Thursday in a small part of the capital still under government control, killing up to 19 people, including three Cabinet ministers and three journalists. The attack was a severe blow to a country long battered by war and underscored the government's tenuous hold on even a small area of Mogadishu. African Union peacekeeping troops protecting the government wage near daily battles with Islamic militants who hold much of central and southern Somalia and act so brazenly in the capital that they carry out public...
  • Massacre at Pakistan mosque shows Taliban strength

    12/04/2009 3:09:46 PM PST · by myknowledge · 23 replies · 1,104+ views
    The Associated Press (hosted on Google) ^ | December 5, 2009 | Asif Shahzad
    RAWALPINDI, Pakistan — A Taliban suicide squad targeted Pakistani military officers and their families praying at a mosque Friday close to army headquarters in a gruesome display of the militants' ability to strike at the center of power in this U.S.-allied, nuclear-armed nation. The barrage of bombs and bullets left 37 people dead, including seven senior officers and 17 children. The deaths of so many top brass inside a heavily fortified area a few miles from the capital was a major coup for the Pakistani insurgents, who are under pressure as the army pushes an offensive against their stronghold of...
  • Iran blames west for deadly suicide bombing

    10/18/2009 1:23:31 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 16 replies · 672+ views
    guardian.co.uk ^ | October 18, 2009 | Robert Tait
    Iran's Revolutionary Guards today vowed to take revenge after blaming Britain and the US for a suicide bombing that killed six of its commanders and 37 others in one of the country's most unstable provinces. The attack, which killed the deputy commander of the guard's ground forces, General Noor Ali Shooshtari, and Rajab Ali Mohammadzadeh, the provincial commander for Sistan-Baluchistan, inflicted Iran's worst military casualties in years and raised questions of intelligence and security failures in a region long blighted by a violent Sunni insurgency.
  • Iran Vows Revenge On US And UK After Attack

    10/18/2009 8:59:01 AM PDT · by maquiladora · 46 replies · 3,866+ views
    Iran has warned it will take revenge against the US and Britain, accusing them of being involved in a suicide bombing that killed several Revolutionary Guard commanders. Six senior commanders and dozens of civilians died in the attack. The headquarters of the armed forces blamed the bombing on "terrorists" backed by "the Great Satan America and its ally Britain", the semi-official Fars News Agency reported. "Not in the distant future we (Iran) will take revenge." Earlier, Iranian state television said Sunni rebels carried out the bombing. It said the militant group Jundallah (Soldiers of God) had claimed responsibility for the...
  • Revolutionary Guard Commanders Killed in Iran Bomb

    10/18/2009 12:44:30 AM PDT · by LukeL · 142 replies · 5,510+ views
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's official news agency is reporting that at least five senior commanders of the elite Revolutionary Guard have been killed in a homicide bombing in southeastern Iran
  • Abbas, Fatah on Warpath: Jewish Settlements Are Suicide Bombs

    10/12/2009 3:57:32 AM PDT · by Tzvi INN.com · 16 replies · 792+ views
    Israel National News ^ | October 12, 2009 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Mohammed Dahlan, the former Fatah leader in Gaza and a senior PA legislator, told Israeli Radio listeners Sunday that a Jewish presence in eastern Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria is equivalent to Arab terrorist suicide bombings. "What is the difference between blowing up a bus in Tel Aviv and taking over Palestinian land?" he asked rhetorically. Dahlan also warned Israel that violent riots in the capital will continue as long as Jews visit the Temple Mount, which was re-opened to Jews on Sunday.
  • Jakarta bombers may have been guests at Marriott and Ritz-Carlton hotels, police say

    07/18/2009 4:29:03 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 5 replies · 448+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | Michel Maas and Richard Lloyd Parry
    Jakarta bombers may have been guests at Marriott and Ritz-Carlton hotels, police say Michel Maas in Jakarta and Richard Lloyd Parry, Asia Editor Suicide bombers posing as hotel guests are believed to have been responsible for the explosions in two hotels that killed at least eight people in Jakarta yesterday and wounded more than 50, in the first such attack in Indonesia for almost four years. Bleeding victims, some of them foreign businessmen who, moments earlier, had been engaged in breakfast meetings, limped or crawled out of the JW Marriott hotel and the neighbouring Ritz-Carlton in Jakarta’s Mega Kuningan business...
  • CIA Caught 'Off-Guard' By Jakarta Hotel Terror Attack

    07/17/2009 2:36:14 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 47 replies · 6,070+ views
    U.S. intelligence officials were caught "off-guard" by the Friday terror attacks against two U.S.-based hotels in Jakarta, Indonesia. A senior U.S. official told ABC News the attacks came as a "surprise." A second U.S. counter-terrorism official said the CIA and other intelligence agencies had given no indication to the White House of "any threat reporting in the last 18 months" involving the Indonesian al Qaeda affiliate, Jemaah Islamiyah. "Any suggestion that the CIA has not taken the JI threat seriously in recent years is wrong," said a CIA spokesman. "No one from the CIA has ever said that this terrorist...
  • Two Jakarta, Indonesia Hotels Bombed; At Least Nine Dead - Video 7/16/09

    07/16/2009 8:55:10 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 1 replies · 323+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | July 16, 2009 | BrianinMO
    UPDATE 1 10:52 pm cst: CNN now reporting at least two Americans being treated at hospitals; may be more American casualties. Here is video from the scene of two hotel bombings in Jakarta, Indonesia, where bombs have gone off at the Ritz-Carlton and the Marriott Hotels in Indonesia's Capital City. As of 10:44 PM CST, reports say 9 people are dead, and 50 wounded. Those totals are expected to rise. . . . . . (Watch Video)Indonesia is the largest Muslim nation in the world, with the population being more than 90% Islamic. Jemaah Islamiyah is a radical Islamic group...
  • Bombs explode at 2 hotels in Indonesian capital

    07/16/2009 6:49:20 PM PDT · by Xth Legion · 21 replies · 1,454+ views
    JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Bombs have exploded at the Ritz-Carlton and Marriott hotels in the Indonesian capital on Friday, ripping the facade off the Ritz. Police say at least four people are injured. Debris and shattered glass littered the street outside the neighboring hotels in an upscale Jakarta neighborhood. Ambulances were being shuttled into the area. A man jogging by the hotels said he first heard a loud explosion at the Marriott. Five minutes later, a bomb followed at the Ritz. Alex Asmasubrata said he saw four bodies inside the Marriott. One had its stomach blown out. An Associated Press reporter...
  • Iraqi police: 60 dead in double bombing

    04/24/2009 5:50:58 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 15 replies · 662+ views
    BAGHDAD – Back-to-back suicide bombings killed 60 people Friday outside the most important Shiite shrine in Baghdad, a day after the country was rocked by its most deadly violence in more than a year.
  • Florida Tech research may save lives in suicide bombings

    03/23/2009 2:52:41 PM PDT · by decimon · 18 replies · 641+ views
    Florida Institute of Technology ^ | Mar. 23, 2009 | Unknown
    Where a person stands makes a differenceMELBOURNE, FLA. —Florida Institute of Technology researchers have determined that where a person is standing in a room or other location during a suicide terrorist attack can have a great bearing on survival and injuries. Florida Tech Fulbright Scholar Zeeshan-ul-hassan Usmani and Daniel Kirk, assistant professor in the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering, will present "Virtual Iraq-Simulation of Insurgent Attacks" at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Symposium on Computational Intelligence. The conference is in Nashville, Tenn., from March 30 to April 2. Usmani will present the paper on April 2 at...
  • Al Qaeda's China Affiliate Releases First Magazine

    02/21/2009 5:47:32 PM PST · by Cindy · 30 replies · 1,575+ views
    THE JAWA REPORT ^ | February 21, 2009 | n/a
    http://mypetjawa.mu.nu/archives/196481.php "Al Qaeda's China Affiliate Releases First Magazine" (Bonus: e-mail an al Qaeda terrorist) (Added February 21, 2009) SNIPPET: "The Islamic Party of Turkistan has released its first internet publication through al Qaeda's al Fajr media center. The group is al Qaeda's affiliate which is active in western China, especially Xinxiang, but is also known to hit targets in the Han populated East. The group was active in Afghanistan prior to the US invasion. 12 of the group's members were held in Guantanamo at one time or another."
  • Israel's preemptive defensive action eliminates 18 'genocide bombers' candidates

    01/02/2009 3:20:01 PM PST · by PRePublic · 2 replies · 291+ views
    Israel's preemptive defensive action eliminates 18 'genocide bombers' candidates   Jan 1, 2009   ...Hamas Commander Nizar Nizar Rayyan. Killed: Hamas' Nizar Rayan. The attack killed him, his .... suicide bombers. in 2001 he sent two of his sons to Isreal on a suicide mission. http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/World-News/Gaza-Israeli-Bombing-Continues-After-Hamas-Commander-Nizar-Rayan-Dies-In-Blast/Article/200901115196480?lpos=World_News_Top_Stories_Header_3&lid=ARTICLE_15196480_Gaza%3A_Israeli_Bombing_Continues_After_Hamas_Commander_Nizar_Rayan_Dies_In_Blast This Rayan guy, a typical Islamic Palestinian "loving father" that has sent his son in 2001 to carry out a massacre mission on innocent Israeli civilians, was just eliminated by the IAF on Thursday 1 Jan. 2009.   (Tell me again how "desperate" Arab Muslim kids go on their own voluntarily mission?).   If...
  • 16 dead in suicide attack on U.S. Embassy in Yemen

    09/17/2008 4:12:35 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 35 replies · 1,264+ views
    CNN ^ | September 17, 2008
    (CNN) -- A suicide bomb attack Wednesday outside the gates of the U.S. Embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa killed 10 security staff and civilians and six attackers, an embassy spokesman told CNN. Mohammed al-Basha said the blast, described by witnesses as a "fireball," was caused by a suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest. A Yemeni security official said there was a gun battle between attackers in police uniform and security staff. The second car exploded after it passed an outermost gate to the Embassy but before it reached a second protective barrier, the official said. Another U.S. Embassy spokesman,...
  • Muslims Mark Former Beatle for Death: Paul McCartney Says No to Jihad, Islamofascism

    09/15/2008 1:59:29 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 54 replies · 348+ views
    debbieschlussel.com ^ | September 15, 2008 | Debbie Schlussel
    I've never been a fan of The Beatles or of Paul McCartney, who did a lot of drugs and then got caught up in the pet left-wing causes of both his past wives (the PETA veganism of the late Linda Epstein/"Eastman" McCartney and the anti-land mines and anti-everything else of ex-Heather Mills). But now I'll have to re-adjust my view, as McCartney's shown he really is a man of uncommon courage and principle amidst a gaggle of celebrity cowards and left-wing Israel-haters (like George Clooney and Alan Rickman). An Islamic militant leader warned that former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney could...
  • [Islamofascism's "improved methods"] Drugged girl, 15, a reluctant bomb martyr

    08/30/2008 4:08:23 PM PDT · by Righting · 4 replies · 237+ views
    scotsman ^ | 30 August 2008
    Drugged girl, 15, a reluctant bomb martyr Published Date: 30 August 2008 By Tim Cocks in Baghdad RANIA is only 15, but in the past week the softly-spoken Iraqi girl has been drugged and strapped with explosives, before being arrested and thrown into a detention centre. Now she finds herself at the heart of a propaganda war waged by the Iraqi security forces against the al-Qaeda militants who tried to use her as a suicide bomber. Police arrested the teenager on Sunday in Iraq's violent Diyala province, where tADVERTISEMENThe Sunni militants are waging a bitter campaign against US and Iraqi...
  • Pictured: The dramatic moment a 15-year-old Iraqi suicide bomber gave herself up

    08/25/2008 7:00:22 PM PDT · by PotatoHeadMick · 19 replies · 264+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 26th August 2008 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Tears streaming down her face, she is confronted by police - a teenage girl apparently planning to blow herself up in front of an Iraqi school. The officers handcuffed her to a metal balustrade before moving in with extreme caution to uncover a vest full of explosives hidden under her colourful robe. The dramatic scenes were captured on a video shot by the police.
  • Suicide bombers kill 70 outside main Pakistan military complex

    08/21/2008 8:59:35 AM PDT · by Righting · 13 replies · 102+ views
    times ^ | August 21, 2008
    August 21, 2008 Suicide bombers kill 70 outside main Pakistan military complex Two suicide bombers struck outside Pakistan’s main defence complex today, killing more than 70 people in the latest surge of militant violence facing the country's post-Musharraf ruling coalition. The bombers struck simultaneously at two gates when hundreds of workers were leaving the facility in Wah garrison town, about 20 miles from capital Islamabad. It was one of the biggest terrorist attacks targeting military installations as Pakistan forces stepped up their campaign against Islamic militants in northern border areas. Tehrek-e-Taleban Pakistan, an outlawed militant group claimed responsibility for the...
  • Suicide Bombers Attack US Base in Afghanstan

    08/19/2008 2:22:29 AM PDT · by edpc · 17 replies · 113+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 19 Aug 2008 | Rahim Faeiz
    KABUL, Afghanistan - Suicide bombers tried unsuccessfully to storm a U.S. military base near Afghanistan-Pakistan border in a daring attack on a major American installation, officials said Tuesday. Six insurgents detonated their vests after being surrounded. The attack came a day after a suicide bomb outside the same base killed 10 civilians and wounded 13 others. The fighting was still going on early Tuesday, said U.S. coalition spokesman 1st Lt. Nathan Perry. There have been no American deaths, he said. The militants failed to gain entry to Camp Salerno in Khost city after launching waves of attacks just before midnight...
  • 6 Die in Bombing in Iraq, Third in 3 Days on Shiites

    08/17/2008 4:40:27 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 1 replies · 85+ views
    The NY Times ^ | August 16, 2008 | STEPHEN FARRELL
    BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber killed six people and wounded 10 on Saturday in an attack near a bus pickup point for Shiite pilgrims heading to Karbala, Iraqi security officials said. The bombing near the Shaab neighborhood in northeast Baghdad was the third attack in three days aimed at Shiite worshipers heading to the holy city of Karbala to celebrate the birthday of Muhammad al-Mahdi, a ninth-century imam revered by Iraq’s majority Shiites. American forces put the toll at three dead and eight wounded, and talked of minor damage to nearby buildings. Three hours after the early-morning blast, shopkeepers, residents...
  • Afghan official suggests Pakistan linked to bomb

    07/08/2008 5:08:12 AM PDT · by milestogo · 137+ views
    Afghan official suggests Pakistan linked to bomb By AMIR SHAH The Associated Press Tuesday, July 8, 2008; 7:23 AM KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan officials have evidence that foreigners were behind a massive suicide bombing against India's embassy in Kabul, President Hamid Karzai's spokesman said Tuesday, implying that Pakistan orchestrated the attack. The spokesman, Humayun Hamidzada, did not name Pakistan's intelligence agency but told reporters it was "pretty obvious" who was behind Monday's bombing, which killed 41 people and wounded 150. An Afghan security report released earlier Tuesday found that the bombing could not have succeeded without the support of foreign...