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  • Six SEALs sue AP, reporter

    12/28/2004 10:03:56 PM PST · by kattracks · 26 replies · 2,897+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 12/29/04 | Jennifer Harper
    Six Navy SEALs filed a lawsuit against the Associated Press and one of its reporters yesterday, saying the news organization revealed their identities, compromised their security and invaded their privacy by publishing personal photographs in a Dec. 4 story.     The complaint says AP reporter Seth Hettena used about 40 images from the personal photo-storage Web site of a Navy SEAL wife. [snip] The images were picked up by the Arab press, including Al Jazeera, and have made their way onto a billboard outside U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where detainees from the war on terror are being kept. The...
  • Co. Pulls Toys Depicting 9-11 Attack

    08/27/2004 11:53:01 AM PDT · by Stultis · 18 replies · 2,080+ views
    AP (via Yahoo) ^ | 27 August 2004
    MIAMI - Small toys showing an airplane flying into the World Trade Center were packed inside more than 14,000 bags of candy and sent to small groceries around the country before being recalled. AP Photo   Lisy Corp., the wholesaler that distributed the candy, said Friday that the toys were purchased in bulk from a Miami-based import company. The toys came in an assortment purchased sight unseen from L&M Import in Miami and included the toys depicting the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the twin towers, whistles and other small toys, said Luis Pedron, Lisy's national sales manager. The...
  • U.S.-Based Al Qaeda Websites Operate Freely; Shocking Pix!

    07/22/2004 12:31:25 PM PDT · by JohnathanRGalt · 18 replies · 9,696+ views
    MensNewsDaily ^ | July 22, 2004 | Jeremy Reynalds
    U.S.-Based Al Qaeda Websites Operate Freely; Shocking Pix!Jeremy Reynalds, July 22, 2004, MensNewsDaily.com Continuing to use a confusing maze of false addresses and telephone numbers to avoid detection, a web site operator who apparently wants to make people believe he's based in Seattle and California is helping Al Qaeda and other terror groups get their message of terror out to millions. The Internet Service provider is HostingAnime. Spot checks find the company is hosting new terror sites daily. One of the latest is www.hostinganime.com/seer/ – home to this shocking picture. Another Hosting Anime site is www.hostinganime.com/haramin/index.htm,  home to the...
  • Free Republic "Bump List" Register

    09/30/2001 4:46:44 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 191 replies · 12,118+ views
    I have created a public register of "bump lists" here on Free Republic. I define a bump list as a name listed in the "To" field used to index articles. Free Republic Bump List Register
  • "Free Speech" Allows Grizzly Beheading Video to Stay On Line

    07/01/2004 2:59:21 PM PDT · by JohnathanRGalt · 18 replies · 12,064+ views
    [Terror_Web] (Yahoo Group) ^ | June 30, 2004 | Jeremy Reynalds
    A California company has found a way to profit from the recent beheadings of Paul Johnson and Kim Sun-Il.  By providing material support for al-Qaeda and terrorism, traffic to their hosted sites has exploded exponentially.  (Key provisions in the 'Patriot Act' against providing material support for terrorism w.r.t. the internet were nullified last month by a Federal Court in Idaho).  Free web server companies obtain revenue through increased bandwidth. The FBI has been contacted. A spokesperson for the FBI disputes alegations that the government is keeping the sites on online (perhaps for monitoring or tracking IP information, etc.). "Free Speech"...
  • Family of Beheaded U.S. Man Releases Statement

    05/11/2004 1:26:19 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 185 replies · 1,948+ views
    yahoo news ^ | 5 11 04 | reuters
    frame grab taken from web site video footage May 11, 2004, shows a man, who identified himself as Nick Berg of Philadelphia (C) seated in front of his five masked captors moments before he was executed. Al Qaeda's leader in Iraq beheaded an American civilian and vowed more killings in revenge for the abuse of Iraqi prisoners, an Islamist Web site said on Tuesday. After one of the masked men read out a statement, they pushed Berg to the floor and shouted 'God is greatest' above his screams as one of them sawed his head off with a large knife...
  • Judge indicates he will limit government evidence against Al-Hussayen

    04/24/2004 5:52:56 PM PDT · by JohnathanRGalt · 7 replies · 2,127+ views
    KGW News channel 8 (Oregon and SW Washington) ^ | Apr. 22, 2004 | Bob Fick, Associated Press
    Judge indicates he will limit government evidence against Al-Hussayen By BOB FICK , Associated Press, 04/22/2004 ______ A federal judge told prosecutors Thursday he would likely limit the e-mail evidence they can introduce against the University of Idaho graduate student they have accused of using his computer skills to foster terrorism. U.S. District Judge Edward Lodge withheld ruling on any specific e-mails sent to Sami Omar Al-Hussayen by others in the e-mail group devoted to Chechen Muslims until an attempt is actually made to offer them as evidence. Assistant U.S. Attorney David Deitch argued the e-mail's sent to Al-Hussayen...
  • US Advertisers Unwittingly Support Terrorism?

    04/12/2004 5:44:53 PM PDT · by JohnathanRGalt · 8 replies · 606+ views
    homelandsecurityus.com ^ | April 12, 2004 | Laura Mansfield
    <p>The image was jolting: within the posting from the jihadi message was a photograph of a charred American corpse hanging upside down from a bridge over the Euphrates. But as disturbing as the image was, it was the sponsor of the page displaying the image that caused me the greatest concern. Right there on the screen beside the desecrated body of the American was an advertisement for the J.C. Penney Customer Appreciation Sale!</p>
  • SOUTH FLORIDA ANTI-HATE GROUP TO PROTEST CAIR AND HAMAS

    03/26/2004 12:30:04 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 20 replies · 666+ views
    Americans Against Hate ^ | March 26, 2004 | Joe Kaufman
    Americans Against Hate www.americansagainsthate.com   PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release                                                                   Contact: Joe Kaufman        March 26, 2004                                                                                   joe@joe4rep.com   SOUTH FLORIDA ANTI-HATE GROUP TO PROTEST CAIR AND HAMAS (Coral Springs, FL) On Saturday, April 3rd, at 6:00 pm, Americans Against Hate (AAH) will be conducting a protest against the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Palestinian terror group HAMAS.  The event will take place outside the Wyndham Ft. Lauderdale Airport hotel, where CAIR’s national Executive Director, Nihad Awad, is coming to speak. At the rally, AAH will be highlighting: Nihad Awad’s personal connection to a group...
  • How Al Qaeda uses the Internet ( Info on the Madrid incident )

    03/19/2004 12:46:08 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 34 replies · 822+ views
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation ^ | Friday, March 19, 2004. 2:59pm (AEDT) | staff
    Last Update: Friday, March 19, 2004. 2:59pm (AEDT) Al Qaeda logs on: The Internet is a valuable propaganda tool. (ABC TV) How Al Qaeda uses the Internet The Internet has replaced Afghanistan as the main meeting place for radical Islamists, according to experts studying Al Qaeda's presence on the web.They say the Internet is one of Al Qaeda's key survival tools, through which it is waging a relentless propaganda campaign to incite war against the West.Thomas Hegghammer, who researches Islamist websites at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, last year found a 42-page document detailing how terrorist attacks timed for the...
  • A Message to the Spanish People: The Neglected Threat by Qa`idat al-Jihad

    03/18/2004 11:27:30 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 7 replies · 676+ views
    A Message to the Spanish People: The Neglected Threat by Qa`idat al-Jihad By Reuven Paz (PRISM Series of Special Dispatches on Global Jihad, No. 2/2) Introduction Since the horrible series of explosions in train stations in Madrid on the 11th of March 2004, it is clearer now, a week after the attack, that the operatives belonged to Qa`idat al-Jihad or any other Islamist group affiliated with Global Jihad. The most detailed statement against Spain so far on the background of the Iraqi issue, by elements of Qa`idat al-Jihad, appeared in December 2003, in an analysis of the situation in Iraq...
  • Internet "Terrorist" Using Yahoo to Recruit 600 Muslims for Hack Attack

    03/02/2004 4:23:43 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 18 replies · 1,586+ views
    Mens News Daily ^ | February 28, 2004 | Jeremy Reynalds
    Almojahid's got it wrong.    Haganah is the Hebrew word for "Defense" .... Internet "Terrorist" Using Yahoo to Recruit 600 Muslims for Hack Attack February 28, 2004 by Jeremy Reynalds Editor's note: MND is uncomfortable providing direct links to potential terrorist groups. The links below have been edited to prevent collection by linkbots, but the edits should be obvious to human readers. One of the internet's most verbally prolific Islamic "terrorists" is now advocating hacking sites which oppose his radical views. In an e-mail on his Yahoo Groups site titled "Half Moon Operation/First Attack," Daleel Almojahid asks for people to...
  • CAIR vs. ACAIR

    02/28/2004 4:47:37 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 26 replies · 601+ views
    Terror_Web ^ | Feb. 28, 2004 | Johnathan R. Galt
    "Govern yourself accordingly". This was the parting advice delivered to Andrew Whitehead of Virginia Beach, VA at the end of a rather ominous and threatening letter from an attorney hired by the Council on American-lslamic Relations Inc (CAIR). On September 10th, 2003, The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Homeland Security held the second in a series of hearings aimed at examining Saudi Arabia’s role in exporting Islamic extremism abroad. Senators turned out in force to connect the dots between CAIR and the deviant Islamic extremism that led to the vicious attacks of 9/11.  In his opening statement, Chairman...
  • Florida Atlantic Terror University

    02/24/2004 9:13:10 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 12 replies · 658+ views
    FrontPageMagazine ^ | February 19, 2004 | Joe Kaufman
    Florida Atlantic Terror UniversityBy Joe KaufmanFrontPageMagazine.com | February 19, 2004 Introduction In the summer of 2002, a flyer vilifying Jews and Christians and threatening “confrontation and conflict” was circulated around the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) campus.  It stated:  “When we Arab-Muslim students came to America for study, we had no idea that we would be forced to mingle with Jew students and take instruction from Jew teachers.  This is offensive to us since it is well known that the Jews are the most corrupt and violent people on Earth.” The flyer, which was put out by a group calling...
  • Bin Laden's own doctor once treated Ujaama

    02/13/2004 8:57:58 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 7 replies · 718+ views
    Seattle Times ^ | Feb 12, 2004 | Mike Carter
    Bin Laden's own doctor once treated Ujaama By Mike Carter, Feb 12, 2004 Seattle Times staff reporter During one of James Ujaama's trips to aid the Taliban government in Afghanistan in late 2000, the former Seattle native fell ill and was treated by Ayman al-Zawahiri, one of the most-wanted terrorists in the world and Osama bin Laden's adviser, confidant and personal physician. "It gives you an idea of the circles in which Ujaama found himself," noted one federal law-enforcement source, who spoke on condition of anonymity. "It would be like you or me getting a bellyache and having the U.S....
  • ALERT: Daniel Pipes at UC Berkeley -- TODAY!

    02/10/2004 12:27:33 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 14 replies · 778+ views
    Daniel Pipes email newsletter ^ | February 10, 2004 | Daniel Pipes
    The forces of anti-truth in Berkeley are planning to gather at 6:00pm to oppose Daniel Pipes -- please forward to all Freepers in the San Francisco Bay area: __________________ Invitation   Dear Reader:   I invite you, at no charge to attend a talk of mine today:   Topic: “The Middle East Now: Up Close and On Campus”When: Tuesday, February 10, 2004, 7:30-9 p.m., PST Where: 145 Dwinelle Hall, University of California, Berkeley campus For further information :   Directions: http://www.berkeley.edu/visitors/traveling.html Map: http://www.berkeley.edu/map/ Parking: http://www.berkeley.edu/visitors/parking.html   The Muslim Student Association has stated an intention to demonstrate that I am “not welcome...
  • Muslim Web sites in spotlight as Qaeda scares spread

    01/28/2004 3:46:33 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 16 replies · 1,684+ views
    Reuters ^ | Jan 28, 2004 | Firouz Sedarat
    Muslim Web sites in spotlight as Qaeda scares spread  By Firouz Sedarat, Jan 28, 2004 DUBAI (Reuters) - Islamist Web sites are drawing a wide audience as possible harbingers of al Qaeda attacks but experts say they are erratic and unreliable sources of warnings that could save lives. Analysts say the sites, used by al Qaeda backers to spread their message, are unlikely sources of exact information on where or how Osama bin Laden's network might strike next -- though an experienced eye may spot the more probable comments. Mainly, the Arabic-language sites, usually bulletin boards where anyone can post...
  • Al-Qaeda launches online terrorist manual

    01/19/2004 2:27:49 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 19 replies · 2,036+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | January 18, 2004 | Jason Burke
    Al-Qaeda launches online terrorist manual Jason Burke, chief reporterSunday January 18, 2004The Observer Al-Qaeda has issued a chilling new call to arms to recruits who remain undetected by security agencies. In a terrorist manual published on the internet, Osama bin Laden says: 'After Iraq and Afghanistan will come the Crusader invasion of Saudi Arabia. All fighters all over the world must be ready.' The manual has been masterminded by Saif al-Adel, the organisation's third most senior man and the only terrorist other than bin Laden and his partner Ayman al-Zawahiri to have a $25 million reward on his head....
  • Charges laid over jihad web site Was based in Montreal

    01/13/2004 6:58:13 PM PST · by Calpernia · 13 replies · 815+ views
    National Post ^ | Tuesday, January 13, 2004 | Stewart Bell
    U.S. authorities filed criminal charges yesterday against a Saudi student who ran a Montreal-based Internet site that was allegedly used to recruit and raise money for Islamic terrorists. Charges of providing material support to terrorism were filed in U.S. District Court in Boise against Sami Omar Al-Hussayen, 34, a computer student at the University of Idaho. The indictment alleges he ''knew and intended that his computer services and expertise would be used to recruit and to raise funds for violent holy war, or jihad, in Israel, Chechnya and elsewhere.'' Aside from soliciting money for Hamas, Mr. Al-Hussayen operated an e-mail...
  • Al-Qaeda provides English Translation of OBL

    01/06/2004 5:48:27 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 19 replies · 818+ views
    GlobalIslamicMedia YahooGroup ^ | Jan 06, 2004 | Osama Bin Laden
    Al-Qaeda's 7475 member strong GlobalIslamicMedia YahooGroup has provided an English translation of Osama bin Laden's latest message.   ______________________________________ (The asterisk symbols "****" and "?xml:..." errors are in the original). ______________________________________ From Osama Bin Laden to his brothers and sisters in the entire Islamic nation: May God's peace, mercy and blessings be upon you. My message to you concerns inciting and continuing to urge for jihad to repulse the grand plots that have been hatched against our nation, especially since some of them have appeared clearly, such as the occupation of the crusaders, with the help of the apostates, of...
  • Internet Jihad

    12/16/2003 4:00:50 AM PST · by Mrs. Obelix · 11 replies · 1,728+ views
    FrontPage magazine.com ^ | December 16, 2003 | Robert Spencer
    A Saudi radical Muslim group, the Brigade of the Two Holy Mosques, sent a threat last Wednesday to the House of Saud and its subjects: “We are warning anyone who cooperates with the authorities or gives the tyrants information leading to the arrest of one of the mujahidin. He will be liquidated.” The next day, a man identifying himself as “Daleel Al-Mojahid” (Guide for the jihad warrior) and claiming affiliation with the Taliban and Al-Qaeda issued his own warning to those participating in last weekend’s Loya Jirga council in Afghanistan: “We . . . assure you and send you our...
  • 10 Euro per person for the Iraqi resistance

    12/14/2003 4:06:47 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 46 replies · 4,667+ views
    Pravda English Forum ^ | Dec. 14, 2003 | Johnathan R. Galt
    Is 10 Euros too much to ask?   If you'd like to help contribute to the killing of American, British, Spanish, Italian, Polish, ... soldiers (maybe the kids of your next door neighbor, maybe your own brothers and sisters) and maybe some Iraqi 'collaborators', UN, or Japanese humanitarian aid workers -- these people want to help.   Bank account at bottom. Nov. 02, 2003 10 Euro per person for the Iraqi resistance Three months have passed since emperor G. W. Bush declared the end of hostilities in Iraq. The rapid success of the US forces over the Iraqi army -...
  • Weapons of mass disruption

    12/13/2003 12:34:07 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 7 replies · 499+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Dec. 10, 2003 | Samuel Schubert
    <p>WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The terrorists have been going "virtual" for a long time now. A new, but largely unnoticed, front in the war on terrorism is being played out on the Internet, where terrorist recruitment and planning is gaining momentum.</p>
  • Significant Jihad Communications

    12/03/2003 4:13:36 AM PST · by tmp02 · 21 replies · 755+ views
    NIN ^ | 12/3/2003 | NIN
    3 December 2003--According to an outspoken Sheik in Saudi Arabia, a communication will be made on an Internet jihad site that will be transmitting information about a "planned assassination" of the Editor-in-Chief of a London based Arabic newspaper, the coming hit to the US, and will name the “martyrs” killed by Saudi forces. It is also being reported that Osama bin Laden will address the confrontation in Saudi Arabia, which appears to be related to our analysts' find of a tape by bin Laden that is purportedly in the hands of at least two media outlets. The talk of assassination...
  • Bomb attacks were planned in internet café

    11/22/2003 7:02:50 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 15 replies · 715+ views
    The Sunday Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | 11/23/03 | Damien McElroy and Philip Sherwell
    The devastating suicide bombings in Istanbul last week were planned in an internet café in the remote eastern Turkish town of Bingol and co-ordinated with al-Qa'eda. Turkish police seized equipment from the Bingol internet Merkezi café owned by the family of Gokhan Elaltintas. He is thought to have been one of two suicide bombers who attacked synagogues in Istanbul nine days ago. Police have named Azad Ekinci and Feridun Ugurlu - also from Bingol - as prime suspects in the attack on the British consulate and the HSBC bank offices last Thursday that killed 32 people and injured more than...
  • KUFR ALERT: Reynolds Poses As Mujahideen Sympathizer (JehadUnspun)

    11/21/2003 6:20:27 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 5 replies · 1,004+ views
    JehadUnspun and MensNewsDaily.com ^ | Nov. 11 and 21, 2003 | Jeremy Reynalds (via JUS and MND)
    KUFR ALERT: Reynolds Poses As Mujahideen SympathizerNov 11, 2003JUS News DeskEditors Note: Jeremy Reynolds, sometimes contributor to Bushcountry.org and self proclaimed Christian vigilante at Joyjunction.org has been posing as Muslim sympathetic to the cause in order to further his journalistic and patriotic ambitions. Although this tactic common place, we remind Muslims of the aggressive and illicit actions some will undertake under the banner of "truth". Here is his latest article where he unveils his less than pious motives. ____________Computer System at the American University of Sharjah in United Arab Emirates being Used to Send Messages Warning about Threatened al...
  • Syrian Produced Hizbullah TV Ramadan Series - Video Clip of Ritual Murder

    11/17/2003 10:05:12 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 58 replies · 1,728+ views
    MEMRI ^ | November 18, 2003 | MEMRI
    Special Dispatch Series - No. 610 November 18, 2003 No.610 Syrian Produced Hizbullah TV Ramadan Series - Video Clip of Ritual Murder During the month of Ramadan, Hizbullah's satellite television channel Al-Manar, which is viewed worldwide, is broadcasting a 30-part antisemitic Syrian-produced series titled Al-Shatat ("Diaspora"). According to a November 11, 2003 report by the Syrian daily Syria Times, it is "a Syrian TV series recording the criminal history of Zionism." [1] The series purports to tell the story of Zionism from 1812 to the establishment of the state of Israel and depicts a "global Jewish government" similar to...
  • Intelligence Experts Comb Web for Terror Clues

    11/12/2003 7:42:23 AM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 8 replies · 482+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo! ^ | Wednesday, November 12, 2003 | By Bernhard Warner, European Internet Correspondent
    LONDON (Reuters) - Cyber investigators are scouring the World Wide Web for clues on any future suicide bomb attacks, deploying satellites and other high-tech wizardry to hone in on suspicious Web surfing activity. Intelligence officials had warned some kind of attack would occur in Saudi Arabia before Sunday's suicide bomb blast in Riyadh after finding evidence on anonymous postings on Arabic Web sites and other forms of Internet chatter. The strike killed at least 18 people and wounded 120 others. "The Internet is a very useful open source for investigators. But as with any unattributable piece of information, tips must...
  • Scientists Map Out Destroyed Afghan Buddha in Preparation for Reconstruction

    11/13/2003 1:39:55 AM PST · by kattracks · 10 replies · 868+ views
    TBO.com ^ | 11/13/03 | Naomi Koppel
    GENEVA (AP) - Swiss-based scientists have created a model of a huge Buddha statue destroyed by the former Taliban regime in Afghanistan and said they hope it will be used to rebuild the ancient figure. The team used 30-year-old photographs and special software to build the three-dimensional model, which represents the larger of two standing Buddhas the hardline Islamic group blew up with dynamite in March 2001. International outcry followed the destruction of the giant Buddhas, which were chiseled into the cliff more than 1,500 years ago in Bamiyan Valley on the ancient Silk Route linking Europe and Central Asia....
  • Al-Qaeda Publishes Third Issue of Magazine

    11/07/2003 9:01:29 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 37 replies · 3,041+ views
    SITE Institute ^ | Nov. 7, 2003 | SITE Institute
    AL-QAEDA PUBLISHES THIRD ISSUE OF MAGAZINE SITE Institute SITE Institute,11/7/2003 - Al-Qaeda has continued to produce its biweekly magazine named “Sawt al-Jihad” [The Voice of Jihad], with its third issue recently released online. The magazine, which is published by Al-Qaeda members in the Arabian Peninsula, is dedicated to “issues concerning the Mujahideen in the Arabian Peninsula.” Each issue of over 35 pages consists of 2 or 3 feature articles which include first hand stories from Jihad battlefields and exclusive interviews with top Al-Qaeda members. For example, in the second issue, Saif Al-Adel, one of Al-Qaeda’s top military commanders and one...
  • Al-Qa'ida Warning of Imminent Attacks: Calls on Muslims in DC, NY, and LA to Leave Those Cities

    11/04/2003 3:53:22 PM PST · by JohnathanRGalt · 63 replies · 1,563+ views
    MEMRI ^ | Nov. 4, 2003 | MEMRI
    November 4, 2003 No.12 Al-Qa'ida Website Issues Ramadan Warning of Imminent Attacks: Calls on Muslims in DC, NY, and LA to Leave Those Cities A communiqué issued by the previously unknown "Islamic Bayan Movement" warns Muslims that they should leave Washington DC, New York, and Los Angeles. The warning initially appeared on the website of Global Islamic Media, at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalislamicmedia/message/173. The same website has, in recent months, published many communiqués by Jihad groups around the world, as well as Islamic ideological material. The communiqué has since appeared on the Al-Qa'ida affiliated website Al-Faroq. [1] The communiqué was signed on...
  • Raid kills 22 Taliban, Al Qaeda: U.S. civilians die in Afghan battle

    10/28/2003 5:30:05 AM PST · by Coop · 39 replies · 841+ views
    CNN ^ | 10/28/03 | Jamie McIntyre/Elise Labott
    <p>KABUL, Afghanistan -- At least 22 fighters from the ousted Taliban regime and al Qaeda network were killed in an aerial assault by U.S.-led forces in southeastern Paktika province, according to Reuters..</p> <p>Air support was called in on Tuesday after a group of Taliban and al Qaeda fugitives fired rockets and heavy machine-guns on a base used by U.S.-led troops and their Afghan allies in Shkin, near the Pakistan border, on Saturday, said Paktika province govenor Mohammad Ali Jalali.</p>
  • Terror Link to Mass ‘Blog’ Outage

    10/25/2003 4:24:32 PM PDT · by JohnathanRGalt · 9 replies · 566+ views
    Newsday ^ | Oct. 24, 2003 | Lou Dolinar
    Law enforcement officials are probing a "significant" series of computer attacks launched in the last week, including one that took down some of the most popular web logs, or "blogs," on the Internet, an AT&T spokesman said yesterday. But the best-known of the affected sites, including Glenn Reynolds' "Instapundit" and the Long Island-based "Command Post," apparently weren't the intended victims of the so-called denial of service" attacks. But those sites were taken out when unknown hackers went after an obscure Web site belonging to a group called Internet Haganah, which tries to get service providers to boot terror-connected Web sites...
  • Swedish police arrest militant Muslim named in Ujaama case.

    10/22/2003 1:07:36 PM PDT · by tubavil · 31 replies · 814+ views
    Seattle Times ^ | October 22, 2003 | Mike Carter
    A militant Muslim who reportedly traveled from London to Oregon in 1999 to scout out a possible terrorist training camp has been arrested in Sweden. The arrest yesterday of Oussama Kassir — who authorities say once boasted of being "a hit man" for Osama bin Laden — appears linked to the federal investigation into Abu Hamza al-Masri, the radical London cleric accused of sending Kassir to the United States to help James Ujaama, of Seattle, and others train for jihad. Ujaama pleaded guilty in April to conspiracy to supply goods and services to the Taliban in Afghanistan. As part of...
  • Anti-terror site targeted

    10/19/2003 10:08:40 AM PDT · by JohnathanRGalt · 14 replies · 824+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Oct. 19, 2003 | Joseph Farah
    Anti-terror site targetedDenial-of-service attacks shut down Haganah Posted: October 19, 2003 1:00 a.m. Eastern Editor's note: Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin. is a weekly online, subscription intelligence news service from the creator of WorldNetDaily.com – a journalist who has been developing sources around the world for the last 25 years. © 2003 WorldNetDaily.com A website devoted to shutting down Internet supporters of terrorism has itself been shut down by denial-of-service attacks directed from Malaysia and Saudi Arabia, according to a report in Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin. Internet Haganah, an Israeli-based website that works to uncover and shut down terrorist-sponsored Internet entities, was attacked...
  • Al Qaeda Attacks Blogosphere

    10/18/2003 12:46:05 AM PDT · by JohnathanRGalt · 13 replies · 1,658+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | Oct. 17, 2003 | Little Green Footballs
    A severe DoS (Denial of Service Attack) has been launched by several sites/persons unnamed against a lone American site. This American site was considered important enough to attack regardless of the consequences.  The attacks brought down many other internet sites in the process.  The 'packet storm' has been incredible. Quoting Aaron: "This is not a matter of political opinion. When I say that a site is affiliated with such and such a group, I mean it, and I'm backed up by some of the world's leading experts in Islamic extremism (who are also fluent in Arabic)." Background press on Haganah...
  • New Al-Qa'ida... Calls for Killing of Americans and Non-Muslims

    10/17/2003 3:16:24 PM PDT · by JohnathanRGalt · 34 replies · 1,036+ views
    MEMRI ^ | October 16, 2003 | MEMRI
    Al-Qa'ida's new hate site (hosted in Washington D.C.) is issuing calls to "Kill Americans Whose Blood is 'Like the Blood of a Dog'". http://www.memri.org/bin/latestnews.cgi?ID=SD59103 New Al-Qa'ida Online Magazine Features Interview with a 'Most-Wanted' Saudi Islamist, Calls for Killing of Americans and Non-Muslims Supporters of the Al-Qa'ida organization in Saudi Arabia launched a new on-line magazine, " The Voice of Jihad." The magazine was described as a "bimonthly dealing with Jihad and the Mujahideen in the Arabian Peninsula." The following are excerpts from the first issue: [1] Why is Jihad Necessary in Saudi Arabia? - An Editorial The editorial of the...
  • Hamas calls for "economic Jihad" against the U.S.

    10/02/2003 1:15:46 PM PDT · by JohnathanRGalt · 28 replies · 964+ views
    Hamas calls for "economic Jihad" against the U.S. Yoni Fighel ICT Researcher Recently, it was announced that the US Federal Bureau of Investigation was probing several "criminal enterprises" associated with the Palestinian Islamic group Hamas. The investigation, reportedly undertaken at the request of a "foreign intelligence services. FBI director for counterterrorism John Pistole, testifying before a hearing n the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, said that the investigation led to the thwarting of four separate terrorist attacks--resumably in Israel, though the country was not identified. Investigators traced financial transactions of people preparing terrorist strikes and came up with "specific...
  • Complaint – The Washington Times 10 September 2003

    09/26/2003 12:33:53 PM PDT · by JohnathanRGalt · 6 replies · 690+ views
    1924.org ^ | September 23, 2003 | Dr. Imran Waheed
    Freeper help is requested -- we need to respond point by point to this Muslim Taqija . The results of our research may appear in the Washington Times as a rebuttal when this letter is published: Complaint - The Washington Times 10 September 2003 September 24, 2003 www.1924.org Francis B. Coombs Jr. Managing Editor The Washington Times 3600 New York Avenue Washington, D.C. 20002, USA 23 September 2003 Re: Complaint – The Washington Times 10 September 2003 Dear Sir, This is a letter of complaint concerning an article published in the Washington Times on the 10th of September 2003. The...
  • Barmal, Afghanistan - Town under Taliban and al-Qaeda control since August

    09/20/2003 12:45:56 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 5 replies · 737+ views
    AFP via Babelfish translation ^ | September 20, 2003 | Herve Bar
    A chief town of district of south-east under control taliban since one month The talibans and their allies of organization Al-Qaïda took control in August of the chief town of a frontier district of Pakistan in the south-east of Afghanistan, exerting since an intense military pressure on all the zone, according to local persons in charge's for safety questioned by the AFP. The Afghan pro-governmental forces "were driven out of Barmal in mid-August after an attack of several hundreds of talibans and members of organization Al-Qaïda come from Pakistan", affirmed with the AFP the head of provincial safety Daulat...
  • AL QAEDA TROLLS 'NET

    09/15/2003 1:32:44 AM PDT · by kattracks · 29 replies · 849+ views
    New York Post ^ | 9/15/03 | NILES LATHEM
    <p>September 15, 2003 -- WASHINGTON - Al Qaeda has launched a sophisticated Internet campaign to recruit an army of murderers to travel to Iraq to wreak havoc on U.S. and coalition forces. A terrorism research group which monitors al Qaeda's Internet communications has provided The Post with chilling details of the high-tech recruitment drive in which potential fighters are bombarded with religious decrees and anti-U.S. propaganda as well as training manuals on how to be a terrorist.</p>
  • Al Qaeda uses Web sites to draw recruits, spread propaganda

    09/10/2003 10:11:12 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 7 replies · 1,459+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Thursday, September 11, 2003 | By Neil Doyle
    <p>LONDON &#8212; Al Qaeda has begun a massive recruitment drive for volunteers to wage war against America and Western-friendly governments in Iraq, Central Asia and throughout the Middle East.</p> <p>Osama bin Laden's network has also published three electronic-books on its new Web site: two that detail its tactics and intentions in Saudi Arabia and Iraq, and a handbook called "The 39 Steps to Jihad."</p>
  • Monuments to terror ( the Taliban's regime of repression, reprisal and death)

    09/11/2003 4:52:54 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 2 replies · 514+ views
    National Post ^ | September 11 2003 | Chris Wattie
    The seeds of 9/11 thrived under the Taliban's regime of repression, reprisal and death KABUL - The road that led to Sept. 11 began on Sarak Darulaman, the long, broad avenue that leads to the ruined King's Palace in the west of the city. Here, within sight of the base camp for the 1,900 Canadian troops now in Afghanistan, lies a rusted-out, shattered bulk container, perforated with holes from bullet and cannon fire. None of the locals will go near the twisted wreckage, or any of the dozens of similarly wrecked containers scattered around the city: They know the story....
  • A Pakistani thorn in the American side

    09/10/2003 9:09:38 PM PDT · by Qaz_W · 3 replies · 494+ views
    The Daily Star, Lebanon. ^ | Sept. 9, 2003 | Michael Griffin
    The long arm of the US “war on terrorism” employs remarkably tender gloves when it comes to Pakistan, the original backer of the Taleban movement that offered Osama bin Laden sanctuary as he plotted the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks ­ and the only state in the Muslim world certainly known to possess weapons of mass destruction. Billions of US dollars in military and economic aid have poured into the country since then, although, before the attacks, Pakistan was more often cited as a sponsor of international terrorism. It had backed ruthless cross-border insurgencies in Kashmir and India, developed a nuclear...
  • In Afghanistan, The War On Terror Is Anything But Over

    09/10/2003 3:50:12 PM PDT · by blam · 7 replies · 581+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 9-11-2003 | Phil Reeves
    In Afghanistan, the war on terror is anything but over By Phil Reeves in Afghanistan 11 September 2003 Afghans are not easily shocked. Repeated invasion, decades of civil war and centuries of poverty harden a place. Yet the latest atrocity to hit this nation was stunningly brutal, even by their dismal standards. It happened early on Monday afternoon, a multiple execution by men determined to render it impossible for the international community to reconstruct or stabilise the country under the control of a US- supported government. Five local workers from the Danish Committee for Aid to Afghanistan (Dacaar) were bumping...
  • U.S. general: Taliban streaming from Pakistan into Afghanistan

    09/08/2003 6:47:23 PM PDT · by Qaz_W · 25 replies · 843+ views
    AP via USA Today ^ | Sept.8,2003 | Unspecified
    <p>GARDEZ, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters, paid and trained by al-Qaeda, are pouring into Afghanistan from Pakistan, the top American commander in Afghanistan said Sunday. Lt. Gen. John Vines said the Taliban were trying to regroup and regain control of the country they ruled until ousted by the United States in late 2001. His comments to reporters traveling with Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld were the first confirmation from a top U.S. military official of reports of a Taliban resurgence out of Pakistan into Afghanistan.</p>
  • 2 U.S. soldiers wounded in Afghan attacks

    09/08/2003 10:43:04 AM PDT · by PatrioticCowboy · 16 replies · 570+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 8-8-03 | Associated Press
    2 U.S. soldiers wounded in Afghan attacks Five government soldiers killed by suspected Taliban fighters The Associated Press Originally published September 8, 2003, 1:26 PM EDT KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Suspected Taliban insurgents killed five Afghan government soldiers and wounded two U.S. soldiers in attacks in the south and east of Afghanistan, Afghan and U.S. military officials said today. The attacks in three provinces highlighted the security challenge in America*s other war. The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Lt. Gen. John Vines, warned Sunday that Taliban fighters, paid and trained by al-Qaida, were pouring into the country from neighboring Pakistan --...
  • Taliban recruits new tier of terror

    09/07/2003 11:10:20 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 3 replies · 462+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Monday, September 8, 2003 | By Massoud Ansari
    <p>KANDAHAR, Afghanistan &#8212; Hundreds and possibly thousands of Taliban recruits known as the "Sarbaz" &#8212; those who care nothing for their own lives &#8212; are involved in an increasing number of hit-and-run attacks against government and American troops.</p> <p>Among them are young men like Siddiqullah, 24, who despite his recent engagement has put his life on hold to wage a holy war on "infidel" forces occupying his country.</p>
  • Warlords wear out Afghans' welcome

    09/08/2003 6:26:22 AM PDT · by TastyManatees · 10 replies · 629+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 9/8/03 | Kathy Gannon
    Warlords wear out Afghans' welcome'Now anyone with a gun is the law' By KATHY GANNON Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan -- Along a potholed road in eastern Afghanistan, Mohammed Jan points through a cloud of dust at a line of mansions that seem out of place in such poverty-stricken surroundings. "This is where the new, beautiful houses begin. They belong to the commanders. Their money is from drugs, from smuggling. They will never be caught. Their soldiers are working with the Americans," says Jan, himself a small-time opium grower. Nearly two years after the collapse of Taliban rule, ordinary Afghans like...
  • Almost Two Years After They Were Defeated, Thousands Join The Talibans New Jihad

    09/06/2003 5:57:12 PM PDT · by blam · 136 replies · 918+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-7-2003 | Massoud Ansari
    Almost two years after they were defeated, thousands join the Taliban's new jihad (Filed: 07/09/2003) Massoud Ansari travels with militia fighters around the Kandahar region of Afghanistan They are known as the Sarbaz - those who care nothing for their own lives - and they represent one of the greatest threats to the government of Mohammed Karzai and the international forces seeking to bring stability to the shattered country of Afghanistan. The Taliban, supposedly vanquished in December 2001 when American and Northern Alliance forces drove them from power, are reviving and fighting back across southern Afghanistan. Siddiqullah is one of...