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  • UN Israeli Ambassador Gillerman: Israel Has A Right to Defend Her Citizens

    10/05/2003 4:07:01 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 22 replies · 398+ views
    Israel News Agency ^ | October 5, 2003
    UN Ambassador Gillerman: Israel Has Right to Defend Her Citizens US: Syria Is On The Wrong Side in the War on Terrorism - Harbors Terror Organizations United Nations---October 6......Israel's UN ambassador defended the IDF attack on Islamic terror bases in Syria, saying that Syria was harboring and supporting terrorists. The U.N. Security Council is presently meeting at Syria's request to discuss the Israeli air raid on a Palestinian terror training base near Damascus on Sunday. Syria's U.N. Ambassador Fayssal Mekdad called on the council to adopt a resolution condemning the attack as "military aggression." Syria's draft calls for Israel to...
  • [Indonesia] - Jemaah Islamiah poised to strike in new terror wave

    09/28/2003 12:41:40 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 5 replies · 418+ views
    A NEW breed of homegrown 'twentysomething terrorists' is poised to strike at Indonesia's international hotels with a wave of suicide bombings in December. These new generation Jemaah Islamiah terrorists are every bit as deadly and fanatically anti-American as captured leaders Hambali and Imam Samudra, said intelligence sources. The Sunday Times understands that 12 of them, drawn from six terrorist cells in Indonesia, plan to turn the festive December season into a bloody nightmare. Sources disclosed that at a meeting of JI leaders in East Kalimantan in March, Zulkarnaen, their new chief, and Azahari Husin, JI's master bomb-maker, chose the...
  • Help to have Suicide Bombings Considered a War Crime (Petition)

    09/14/2003 6:46:42 PM PDT · by veronica · 51 replies · 356+ views
    INN.com ^ | Sep 14, '03
    The following petition asks the United Nations to treat suicide bombings as war crimes and that those who inspire them be prosecuted by the International War Crimes Tribunal. The call for UN & world leaders to prosecute organizers of suicide/homicide bombings, performing acts of terror against civilians, as war criminals, was initiated by Scholars for Peace in the Middle East and written by Dr. Edward S. Beck. 1 [one] million signatures are being sought for this petition. Click on the following and please take 10 seconds to sign. SIGN HERE
  • Group faces eviction for celebration of Sept 11

    09/14/2003 6:07:12 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 11 replies · 342+ views
    The Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | 09/15/03 | Sean O'Neill
    Al-Muhajiroun, the extremist Muslim group that used the second anniversary of the September 11 atrocities last week to praise the "Magnificent 19" hijackers, is facing eviction from its London offices. The landlord of the business centre in Tottenham, north London, where al-Muhajiroun has rented premises since December 2001, said yesterday it had begun legal action to evict the organisation. The Workplace Group, which owns business property across London, acted after al-Muhajiroun praised the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington as "a good deed". The company said the offices had been rented by Anjem Choudary, a chief spokesman for al-Muhajiroun,...
  • Pat Buchanan Forecasts, "The Imperial Retreat Begins"

    09/08/2003 6:55:07 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 104 replies · 320+ views
    WND.com ^ | 09-08-03 | Buchanan, Patrick J.
    The imperial retreat begins Posted: September 8, 2003 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2003 WorldNetDaily.com We cannot do it by ourselves in Iraq. We need help. That is the message sent in the clear to the Mideast and the world by our going back to the United Nations to ask for troops and aid in Iraq. Our enemies can read that message as well as our friends. The four suicide bombings – of the Jordanian embassy, the U.N. headquarters, the mosque in Najaf, the headquarters of the Iraqi police in Baghdad – in one month underscored it. We do not have...
  • Update on Wounded in Yesterday’s Suicide Bombings [two of nine Israelis still in critical condition]

    08/13/2003 5:00:53 AM PDT · by yonif · 180+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 09:44 Aug. 13, '03 / 15 Av 5763
    (IsraelNN.com) Nine people injured by the twin suicide bombings yesterday in Ariel and Rosh Ha’Ayin remain hospitalized this morning. Two of those injured are listed in very serious condition, one is listed as serious but stable, another two are moderately injured, and four others - including a child - are hospitalized with lesser degrees of injury.
  • Analysis on the Bush – Abbas White House Meeting

    07/29/2003 12:31:05 AM PDT · by ppaul · 2 replies · 209+ views
    WorldWatchDaily ^ | 7/29/03 | Bill Koenig
    I was in the White House Rose Garden Friday for the Bush – Abbas meeting. I watched as President Bush spoke and then observed him as he listened to Abbas. I really sense he thinks he can “will” peace into place with rhetoric, charm, creativity, military might and money. It appears Bush believes he can use his diplomatic skills to reverse thousands of years of hatred, and bring peace to the Middle East. I observed Colin Powell (a few feet to my left) using his charm as he mingled with five members of the Palestinian Cabinet. He shook their hands...
  • Suicide Bombing 101 (Ted Honderich, Gayatri Spivak, Karen Armstrong - "Arafat's Professors")

    07/02/2003 5:55:13 PM PDT · by Stultis · 4 replies · 1,070+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | June/July 2003 | Edward Alexander
    Of the variegated forms of murderous assault that the Palestinian Arabs have unleashed against Israel since they began the Al-Aqsa Intifada—the Oslo War—in September 2000, none has proved so cruel or lethal, or so perfectly embodied absolute evil, as suicide bombings. Certainly none has exercised so hypnotic a spell upon the “learned classes.” Since the beginning of Arafat’s campaign to “soften up” Israel for concessions even more far-reaching than those of the Oslo Accords, 294 suicide bombers (as of mid-May) have succeeded in detonating themselves—in crowded buses and cafes, in university cafeterias, at a Passover seder, and almost any place...
  • Imam in Rome says suicide bombings OK—in Israel at least

    06/09/2003 1:08:16 PM PDT · by yonif · 13 replies · 208+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Jun. 9, 2003 | LISA PALMIERI-BILLIG
    The new Imam of the Grand Mosque of Rome, the largest in Europe, called for the "victory of Islamic fighters in Palestine, Chechnya and other areas of the world" in his sermon last Friday. He called for Allah's help in "the destruction of the homes and destruction of the enemies of Islam", for their "annihilation", and "the victory everywhere of the Nation of Islam." In a report by Magdi Allam, the Italian columnist of Egyptian origin who writes regularly about the Arab and Muslim world for the national daily La Repubblica, 32-year-old Imam Abdel-Samie Mahmoud Ibrahim Moussa is quoted as...
  • Abbas Meets With Leaders of Hamas-Palestinian prime minister holds truce talks (no end to bombings)

    05/22/2003 2:10:16 PM PDT · by Stultis · 11 replies · 191+ views
    AP via Austin American Statesman ^ | 22 May 2003 | IBRAHIM BARZAK
    Abbas Meets With Leaders of Hamas By IBRAHIM BARZAKAssociated Press Writer GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP)--Hamas leaders told the Palestinian prime minister in a first meeting Thursday that they would consider halting attacks on Israeli civilians if the Israeli military stops hunting suspected Palestinian militants. Israel has turned down such a proposal in the past. The military, meanwhile, announced it had foiled plans to set up a ``bomb school'' in the Gaza Strip. Israel's navy intercepted a boat carrying a Hezbollah bomb expert, CD-ROMs with instructions for suicide bombers and rocket detonators. Israel alleged Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat had ties...
  • A Wave of Suicide Bombings (in Israel) - May 17-19, 2003

    05/20/2003 11:19:42 AM PDT · by anotherview · 1 replies · 128+ views
    A Wave of Suicide Bombings - May 17-19, 2003 On Saturday evening, May 17, 2003 (19:15), Gadi and Dina Levy were killed by a suicide bomber while strolling in Gross Square in Hebron. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack. On Sunday, May 18, 2003 (05:45), seven people were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide bombing on Egged bus no. 6 near French Hill in Jerusalem. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack. Half an hour later, a second suicide bomber was killed when he was intercepted by police at a road block in northern Jerusalem. All three terrorists were...
  • US supports Palestinian premier despite terror wave

    05/20/2003 9:14:21 AM PDT · by anotherview · 11 replies · 222+ views
    AP / The Jerusalem Post ^ | 20 May 2003 | The Associated Press
    May. 20, 2003 US supports Palestinian premier despite terror wave By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington A rash of deadly terror attacks on Israel has not shaken the Bush administration's confidence in Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas as a leader who will strive to get the violence under control. State Department spokesman Richard Boucher said Monday that he had "seen nothing to put in doubt his commitment," although he urged Abbas to take immediate and decisive action to eradicate the terrorism infrastructure. "We recognize that this is a very difficult task," Boucher said. And yet, he said, "it's imperative that the...
  • Britain: Morocco blasts undermine peace process

    05/20/2003 9:08:05 AM PDT · by anotherview · 3 replies · 276+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 20 May 2003 | Douglas Davis
    May. 20, 2003 Britain: Morocco blasts undermine peace process By DOUGLAS DAVIS British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has suggested that the 12 suicide bombings in Casablanca on Friday which killed 41 people might have been related to Morocco's support for the peace process. "It is not accidental that we have had these terrorist outrages directed at Morocco, one of the most modern and advanced of Arab societies, and also the terrorist outrages in Israel timed to kill Israelis but also to undermine the peace process." Straw's remarks coincided with a visit to London on Tuesday by Moroccan Foreign Minister Mohammed...
  • HUNT FOR BRITISH BOMBER

    04/30/2003 10:05:40 PM PDT · by Pro-Bush · 10 replies · 241+ views
    Sky News ^ | 5/01/03 | Sky News Staff
    Sharif: escaped Hanif: blew himself up Police in Israel say they are hunting a British suicide bomber who fled after an attack on a bar in Tel Aviv. The man - named as Omar Sharif, from Derby - escaped after failing to blow himself up, Israeli officials said. His accomplice, who they said was another Briton, Asif Mohammed Hanif, died after detonating explosives, they added. Three more people were killed and more than 50 injured in the attack at a beachside bar called Mike's Place. The Israeli prime minister's office released a statement saying Mr Hanif had been the suicide...
  • 'We're going to destroy these b***ards'(With U.S. troops somewhere in Iraq)

    04/04/2003 1:31:30 AM PST · by Asher · 2 replies · 181+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Apr. 4, 2003 | Caroline B. Glick
    Apr. 4, 2003 'We're going to destroy these bastards', By Caroline B. Glick About 30 minutes after a suicide bomber killed four soldiers from the 2-7 Mechanized Infantry Battalion, Operations Officer Maj. Rod Coffey stood before the maps lying on the table of the battalion operation tent absentmindedly but violently smashing his plastic water bottle on the table. Coffey managed the front-rear coordination of the operation to secure the checkpoint on Highway 9 that had just been attacked and to retrieve the soldiers' bodies. During each radio contact with the units concerned ambulances, logistics, company commanders Coffey would speak quietly...
  • Q. When did suicide bombings become widespread, and who performs them?

    04/01/2003 11:13:36 PM PST · by miltonim · 10 replies · 195+ views
    Delaware Online ^ | 03/31/2003 | Compiled by staff reporter Steven Church. The Associated Press and News Journal staff reporter Jonat
    <p>A. Suicide bombings gained fame and became more lethal in the early 1980s in Lebanon, according to the military affairs journal, Jane's Terrorism and Security Monitor.</p> <p>On Oct. 23, 1982, a truck loaded with 5,000 pounds of explosives rammed into U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, killing 241 service members.</p>
  • Kill Yourself & Americans Or Be Killed [Iraqi Guard Tells Civilians]

    03/29/2003 7:54:50 AM PST · by ewing · 29 replies · 262+ views
    MSNBC and National Review.com ^ | March 29, 2003 5:03AM | Dana Lewis MSNBC reporter and Katherine Jean Lopez-Executive Editor NRO
    KILL YOURSELF AND AMERICANS OR BE KILLEDDana Lewis on MSNBC is reporting that (Iraqi civillian) men with bullet holes in their heads are being found.Reportedly they are being told to conduct suicide bombings, like the checkpoint one today, or be executed. Unknown if this is related to a man threatening to blow up a Beruit bank right now strapped with explosives.
  • Hezbollah warns US of suicide attacks

    03/14/2003 6:37:54 PM PST · by tessalu · 36 replies · 1,016+ views
    Dawn (Pakistan) ^ | 3/13/03 | Reuters
    BEIRUT, March 13: The head of Lebanon's Hezbollah warned Washington on Thursday that its forces would be met with suicide attacks, and not flowers, if it invaded Iraq. "Don't expect the people of this region to receive you with flowers and perfume," Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said while addressing a sea of people who filled the streets of Beirut's southern suburbs for an Ashura meeting. "The people of this region will receive you with rifles, blood, arms, martyrdom and martyrdom operations," he said. Nasrallah's comments came in response to remarks from officials in Washington that Iraqi citizens would welcome a U.S....
  • GEOSTRATEGY-DIRECT INTELLIGENCE BRIEF Iraq equips 'naval martyrs'

    03/12/2003 3:16:08 PM PST · by Jacob Kell · 13 replies · 116+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | March 12, 2003 | WorldNetDaily
    Iraq has obtained inflatable, motorized boats from Yugoslavia for suicide missions against U.S. and allied forces in the Persian Gulf. Western intelligence sources identified the vessels as Zodiac-class boats procured from companies in the Balkans. The boats were purchased by Syria and smuggled into Iraq for use by a new suicide unit formed by the regime of President Saddam Hussein.
  • GLOBAL JIHAD Al-Qaida set to unleash female suicide bombers (Religion of Peace Alert)

    03/12/2003 3:14:10 PM PST · by Jacob Kell · 24 replies · 1,035+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | March 12, 2003 | WorldNetDaily
    A new al-Qaida unit of female suicide bombers threatens a "strike that will knock the Sept. 11 attacks into oblivion," reports the London-based Arabic newspaper A-Sharq Al-Awsat. The paper's website quotes a woman named Umm Usama, who describes herself as the leader of the terror network's female fighters, according to a translation by The Media Line.