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  • Explosion on tourist bus in Sinai kills four near Israeli border

    02/16/2014 9:36:39 PM PST · by VanShuyten · 6 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 2/16/2014 | Yaakov Lappin
    An explosion tore through a bus carrying South Korean Christian tourists from Sinai to the Israeli border on Sunday, killing four people and wounding around 15. Excerpt per Reuters
  • Three Egyptians Dead as Israel Chases Terrorists Along Border

    08/18/2011 11:46:45 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/8/11 | Elad Benari
    An Egyptian army officer and two security personnel have been killed along the Egyptian-Israeli border, Reuters reported. An Egyptian army official told the news agency the incident occurred as the IDF was chasing terrorists along the border of the resort city of Taba in south Sinai and Eilat. According to the official, the army officer was a border guard and the two men were from the Central Security force. “An Israeli plane had been chasing militant infiltrators along the border between Taba and Eliat and one Egyptian Central Security officer and two Central Security men were caught in the line...
  • Osama's Best Friend: The further connections between al Qaeda and Saddam

    10/25/2003 10:00:38 AM PDT · by Pokey78 · 23 replies · 4,934+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 11/03/03 | Stephen F. Hayes
    IN A LITTLE-NOTICED DECISION in a New York courtroom on September 25, 2003, a man described as Osama bin Laden's "best friend" got some good news. U.S. District Court Judge Deborah Batts ruled that Mahmdouh Mahmud Salim could not be sentenced to life in prison. Salim--who was present at the founding of al Qaeda in 1989 and who was for years one of bin Laden's most trusted confidants--had been captured in Germany in 1998 and extradited to the United States for prosecution related to his role in the grand conspiracy that resulted in the 1998 bombings at U.S. embassies in...
  • THE BUSINESS OF TERRORISM

    05/17/2005 9:21:25 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 10 replies · 2,027+ views
    The University of Exeter ^ | April 1998 | W.A.TUPMAN
    THE BUSINESS OF TERRORISM  W.A.TUPMAN  Submitted for publication by the Centre for Strategic and Global Studies, Moscow.  Some of the argument is taken from an article previously published in the Journal of Money Laundering ControlVol 1 No 4 pp.303-311April 1998 And two short articles published in Intersec :"The Business of Terrorism"Intersec, The journal of International security Vol 12no 1 Jan 2002 pp 6-8 "The Business of Terrorism Part 2" Intersec The Journal of International Security Vol 12 no 6 June 2002 pp 186-8    This article explores such information as exists with regard to funding firstly in relation to the...
  • Sinai Peninsula: At least one dead in clash between Egyptian police, armed suspects

    02/01/2005 9:57:01 AM PST · by knighthawk · 3 replies · 256+ views
    Egyptian security forces clashed with armed suspects in the mountains of Sinai on Tuesday, killing a man who was involved in last year's bombings of beach resorts on the peninsula, the government said. The gunbattle broke out as police were chasing armed men believed involved in the October bombings at the Sinai resorts of Taba and Ras A-Shitan, which killed 34 people, the Interior Ministry said in a statement, according to The AP. The ministry identified the suspect killed Tuesday as Mohammed Abdel Rahman Badawi, saying he participated in the Sinai bombings and was found armed with an automatic rifle...
  • Al-Qaida Supporters in London Call for Death to Jews

    10/11/2004 10:35:05 PM PDT · by anonpenetfi · 86 replies · 2,959+ views
    Globalterroralert.com ^ | 10/12/04 | Globalterroralert.com
    Globalterroralert.com (10/12/04): Al-Qaida supporters in London, led by the notorious Shaykh Omar Bakri Mohammed (Al-Muhajiroun) and Yasser al-Sirri (the Islamic Observation Centre), held a protest rally outside the Saudi embassy in London on October 8. Only a day after the terrorist attacks on Israeli tourists in Taba, Egypt, the militants shouted: "Taba, Taba, O' Jews! The Army of Mohammed is Coming!"http://www.globalterroralert.com/london-saudi.wmv
  • Blast rescue work nearly ends, Bedouin tribemen detained for questioning

    10/10/2004 6:49:13 AM PDT · by Valin · 6 replies · 246+ views
    Xinhua ^ | 10/10/04
    CAIRO, Oct. 10 (Xinhuanetnet) -- The search-rescue work of the Taba blast, which killed at least 34 people and wounded 124, at Red Sea resorts in south Sinai of Egypt on Thursday night, was nearly completed, and some 15 Bedouin tribemen were detained by police on suspicion of involvement in the attack. Israeli search and rescue teams said they expected to complete their search work later Sunday at the blast site of the hotel as no more bodies were found under the rubble. A deadly blast Thursday night rocked Hilton Taba hotel in Egypt's Sinai Peninsular, which was popular with...
  • Israeli Official Blames al-Qaida in Blasts

    10/08/2004 11:21:02 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 391+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/08/04 | Sarah el Deeb
    TABA, Egypt - Rescuers Friday dug through the debris of a luxury hotel for victims of a series of bombs at resorts in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula that are popular with Israelis. At least 27 people were killed, with more than 100 wounded, and officials feared the death toll would rise. Israel's intelligence chief told Cabinet ministers Friday that the bombings at Egyptian resorts were most likely carried out by al-Qaida. The intelligence chief, Maj. Gen. Aharon Zeevi-Farkash, made the assessment at an emergency Cabinet meeting convened a day after the deadly bombings, which wounded more than 120. Thousands of frightened...
  • IDF: Around 20 people trapped under the rubble in Taba Hilton Hotel

    10/08/2004 10:42:36 AM PDT · by yonif · 5 replies · 421+ views
    Haaretz News Ticker ^ | 10/8/2004 | Channel 1
    IDF Home Front Command: Around 20 people trapped under the rubble in Taba Hilton Hotel (Channel 1) Israel asks that 15 bodies, which were taken to Nueiba morgues after three Sinai attacks, be moved to Israel (Channel 1)
  • Pictures of the scenes from the Murderous Terror Attacks in Sinai (pics from the Israeli side)

    10/07/2004 11:13:58 PM PDT · by yonif · 20 replies · 1,096+ views
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  • 'Gates of Hell suddenly opened,' says guest at Taba Hilton

    10/07/2004 11:27:09 PM PDT · by yonif · 4 replies · 332+ views
    Haaretz ^ | October 08, 2004 | Revital Levy-Stein
    "The gates of Hell suddenly opened," an Israeli doctor, a guest at the shattered Taba Hilton, told Channel 1 television Thursday, shortly after a blast ripped through the hotel, killing at least 30 people and wounding more than 100 others. The Faragon family had just finished eating dinner at the Hilton Hotel when they heard a huge explosion. "We were in the lobby. The children were playing one floor down and then we heard the blast," said Meir, the father. "Everything filled with smoke and we were unable to see anything because the electricity went out. We started to look...
  • Explosion in Taba Hilton

    10/07/2004 1:29:18 PM PDT · by yonif · 420 replies · 13,570+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 22:14 Oct 07, '04 / 22 Tishrei 5765
    (IsraelNN.com) An explosion occurred a short time ago in the Taba Hilton, on the Egyptian side of the border. According preliminary reports from Magen David Adom emergency medical service officials, the cause of the blast was a gas tank. There are unconfirmed reports of dozens of injured. The IDF has already ordered helicopters into the air and MDA is mobilizing to treat the many wounded in the blast. Details to follow as they become available.
  • Report: (Israeli) Leftists, Palestinians near 'Swiss Agreement'

    10/09/2003 11:14:08 AM PDT · by anotherview · 34 replies · 228+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 9 October 2003 | JPOST.COM STAFF
    Oct. 9, 2003 Report: Leftists, Palestinians near 'Swiss Agreement' By JPOST.COM STAFF Leftist Israelis and senior Palestinian officials are near a deal on a permanent settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian dispute along the lines of discussions under way in the late days of the Clinton administration, the Hebrew website Ynet reported this morning. The negotiators, described as being from Israel's left and working with the knowledge of Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, are scheduled to meet later this week in Jordan to finalize the reported breakthrough agreement, Ynet said. Labor Party sources told the Jerusalem Post the two prime drivers in this...
  • Arafat Approves Taba Plan Too Late

    06/21/2002 10:55:47 PM PDT · by Charge Carrier · 3 replies · 156+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 6-22-2002 | Ewen MacAskill
    Arafat approves Taba plan too late Ewen MacAskill, diplomatic editor Saturday June 22, 2002 The Guardian The Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, yesterday belatedly accepted a Middle East peace plan put forward 18 months ago by the then US president, Bill Clinton. But the Israeli government said the offer, which was discussed by Israeli and Palestinian negotiators at Taba in Egypt in January last year, was no longer on the table. The Israelis had claimed the Taba package was generous and that Mr Arafat had been foolish not to grab it. Mr Arafat had repeatedly insisted that it was far from...
  • Dennis Ross (Arab-Israeli mediator) on Fox News Sunday (interviewed on Taba peace plan)

    04/21/2002 10:58:45 PM PDT · by Gladwin · 8 replies · 213+ views
    Fox News ^ | Sunday, April 22, 2002 | Brit Hume & Fred Barnes
    <p>BRIT HUME, FOX NEWS: Former Middle East envoy Dennis Ross has worked to achieve Middle East peace throughout President Clinton's final days in office. In the months following Clinton's failed peace summit at Camp David, U.S. negotiators continued behind-the-scenes peace talks with the Palestinians and Israelis up until January 2001, and that followed Clinton's presentation of ideas at the end of December 2000.</p>