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  • FBI: Terror Suspect Plotted Fuel Attack

    06/03/2004 4:38:00 PM PDT · by Allan · 7 replies · 363+ views
    The Toronto Star ^ | June 3, 2004 | John Solomon
    FBI: Terror suspect plotted fuel attackAl-Marabh planned to blow up tunnelJail informant reported `martyr' bid JOHN SOLOMONASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON - Nabil al-Marabh, who ran a print shop with his uncle in Toronto, plotted to steal a fuel tanker truck and blow it up in one of the heavily travelled tunnels between New Jersey and Manhattan, FBI documents allege. Al-Marabh, 36, was arrested Sept. 19, 2001, in Chicago in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington. His arrest prompted an RCMP raid of his uncle's copy shop on Charles St. in Toronto. The U.S. deported him...
  • Austin-Based Hizballah-Linked Nightclub Owners Convicted

    10/24/2012 2:49:36 PM PDT · by Cindy · 17 replies
    SNIPPET: "Actually, two have been convicted by a jury for using their nightclubs to launder the proceeds of drug and weapons deals, one was acquitted of money laundering but has pled guilty to a drug trafficking charge, and one of those convicted of money laundering has now been charged with tax evasion. And that's not to mention the failure to pay state liquor taxes and fees, the unsolved murder of a one-time business partner, and various immigration-related issues. Money was transferred in to a relative and known Hizballah operative in Lebanon, and there are strong ties to the Lebanese expat...
  • Times Square Is Evacuated in Bomb Scare [Pathfinder Had "Propane Tanks, Gasoline and Timing Device"]

    05/01/2010 9:09:39 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 159 replies · 2,869+ views
    NYTimes ^ | May 01st 2010 | RAY RIVERA and KARIN HENRY
    Times Square Is Evacuated in Bomb Scare The scene at Times Square on Saturday night after police found a suspicious package inside a Pathfinder on West 45th Street. RAY RIVERA and KARIN HENRY May 1, 2010 A bomb in Times Square led to the evacuation of thousands of tourists and theatergoers from the area on a warm and busy Saturday evening, the police said. There was no explosion. “It appears to be a car bomb left in a Pathfinder between Seventh and Eighth,” said Deputy Commissioner Paul J. Browne, the Police Department’s chief spokesman. The device, he said, contained “explosive...
  • Car Bomb At Barracks In Belfast - Police

    04/11/2010 5:59:11 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 50 replies · 1,146+ views
    Sky News ^ | April 11, 2010 | Andy Jack
    Police say a car bomb has exploded outside a British Army barracks in Northern Ireland. The blast was behind Palace Barracks in Holywood, Belfast, at 12.24am and is described as "ongoing". Reporting from the scene, Sky's Ireland correspondent Vicky Hawthorne said: "Police are not confirming this but there are unconfirmed reports of some injuries on the ground.
  • Chicago cabbie accused of aiding Al Qaeda

    03/26/2010 1:42:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies · 575+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 26, 2010 | Jeff Coen
    A Chicago taxi driver who is a Pakistani native was arrested today on charges he provided material support to Al Qaeda by attempting to send money overseas, federal authorities said. Raja Lahrasib Khan, 56, claimed to be an acquaintance of terror leaders in Pakistan, authorities said. He is due in federal court in Chicago later this afternoon. Khan was arrested without incident this morning in downtown Chicago while working, authorities said.

    12/24/2009 1:16:03 AM PST · by Cindy · 8 replies · 663+ views
    INTERNET ^ | December 23, 2009 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "...let's get back to the woeful tale of Bro. Ismail Royer, as presented at the Umar Lee blog:" SNIPPET: "Mr. Royer, formerly associated with CAIR, is currently serving a 20 year sentence for his work on behalf of designated Terrorist group Lashkar e Taiba. Lashkar e Taiba is notable among other things for having killed 171 people in Mumbai in 2008, among many other atrocities."
  • It was the holy time, so I had to grope the lady

    12/04/2009 1:26:26 AM PST · by Cindy · 11 replies · 1,343+ views
    (THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, December 4, 2009) via JIHAD ^ | December 3, 2009 5:57 AM | Posted by Robert
    It was the holy time, so I had to grope the lady SNIPPET: "He was yesterday found guilty of the aggravated indecent assault of a 23-year-old woman who suffers cerebral palsy and epilepsy." SNIPPET: "Magistrate Jennifer Betts said Qazizada claimed he was a devout Muslim who was fasting when the attack occurred in September last year. " 'Men don't even touch their wives (during Ramadan)', were his words," Ms Betts said in Ryde Local Court." SNIPPET: "As she struggled to get out of his taxi, Qazizada squeezed the woman's breasts several times. Throughout the assault, he asked the woman: "Are...
  • FBI raid Queens, NY home in terror investigation

    09/14/2009 12:50:55 PM PDT · by Fali_G · 650 replies · 21,606+ views
  • Thirty-Nine Individuals Charged with Conspiring to Bribe Chair of D.C. Taxicab Commission

    10/09/2009 11:46:04 AM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies · 374+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Thirty-Nine Individuals Charged with Conspiring to Bribe Chair of D.C. Taxicab Commission WASHINGTON—Yitbarek Syume, 51, of Silver Spring, Maryland, Berhane Leghese, 47, of Arlington, Virginia, and Amanuel Ghirmazion, 53, of Hyattsville, Maryland, were indicted on bribery charges on October 1, 2009, by a grand jury sitting in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, announced Acting United States Attorney Channing D. Phillips and FBI Assistant Director in Charge Joseph Persichini, Jr. The indictments, unsealed today, allege that Syume, Leghese, and Ghirmazion, conspired to bribe the Chairperson of the District of...
  • Cabbies threat to military security

    09/13/2009 4:35:21 PM PDT · by myknowledge · 6 replies · 530+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | September 11, 2009 | Steve Lewis and Ian McPhedran
    MILITARY bases and navy ships will be turned into virtual fortresses under plans to beef-up security in the wake of a major terrorist plot. Taxi drivers and other members of the public will be banned from entering military bases without getting high-level clearance after an urgent review found Australia's frontline defence facilities were among the least protected in the world. The top-secret review also found Australia's top defence brass would be vulnerable to a terrorist strike and recommended their leafy military showpiece, at Duntroon in Canberra, be turned into a secure compound. Among sweeping reforms, the review calls for bases...
  • Cab Driver Cuts His Own Head Off In Suicide

    07/11/2009 8:19:04 PM PDT · by Gordon Greene · 67 replies · 2,927+ views ^ | 7:11pm UK, Saturday July 11, 2009 |
    A taxi driver has decapitated himself in his black cab in what appears to have been a gruesome suicide. Police are treating the man's death as "non-suspicious" The man, believed to be in his 30s, died in Southwark, southeast London, on Friday. His body was found by police slumped in the car. Police are treating the driver's death as suicide and are trying to trace his next of kin. Officers were called at 12.40am to the horrific scene in Great Suffolk Street, where the car had crashed into a pillar. A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: "Officers attended and...
  • Warden Message: Guayaquil, Ecuador Taxicab Warning

    04/25/2009 5:32:01 PM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies · 871+ views ^ | April 24, 2009 | n/a
    Note: The following text is a quote: YOU ARE HERE: Home > Reports > Consular Affairs Bulletins > Report Warden Message: Guayaquil, Ecuador Taxicab Warning CONSULAR AFFAIRS BULLETINS Americas - Ecuador 24 Apr 2009 Printer Friendly Email Article RELATED REPORTS 23 Apr 2009 WARDEN MESSAGE: ECUADOR NATIONAL ELECTIONS- APRIL 26 12 Feb 2009 WARDEN MESSAGE: CAUTION URGED OVER ECUADOR'S CHAQUINAN CYCLING PATH 29 Jan 2009 WARDEN MESSAGE: QUITO, ECUADOR, HOME INVASIONS 16 Jan 2009 WARDEN MESSAGE: ECUADOR DEMONSTRATION JANUARY 20 14 Jan 2009 WARDEN MESSAGE: QUITO, ECUADOR, PROTESTS ANTICIPATED JANUARY 15 U.S. Consulate Guayaquil released the following Warden Message on...
  • Breaking : SHOOTOUTS IN MUMBAI [A lot of people killed and injured]

    11/26/2008 9:39:53 AM PST · by Indian_Fighter_Kite · 2,960 replies · 102,348+ views
    CNN IBN ^ | Wed, Nov 26, 2008
    Mumbai: At least 15 people have been injured in gunfights between two groups in at least three places in Mumbai on Thursday night. Details are sketchy but it is believed that two gangs fired at each other at outside CST Railway Terminus, Hotel Oberoi and the popular Café Leopold restaurant in Mumbai. The first shooting took place near the CST police station
  • BBC Radio host sacked after call to taxi firm requesting 'non-Asian' driver

    11/11/2008 3:53:32 PM PST · by Stoat · 21 replies · 377+ views
    A BBC Radio presenter has been sacked following a 'racist' call to a taxi firm, in which she requested a 'non-Asian' driver. Sam Mason told the operator that 'a guy with a turban would freak her daughter out'   insisting they send an English driver instead.The ex-glamour girl, 40, called the firm to order a taxi for her 14-year-old daughter off-air, while presenting her BBC Bristol radio show.After the operator branded her request 'racist', Mason insisted, claiming it wasn't the first time she had made the request.She said: 'A guy with a turban is going to freak her out. She's...
  • First Time FBI Calls Case an 'Honor Killing'

    10/14/2008 8:45:53 AM PDT · by Sopater · 24 replies · 893+ views
    Fox News ^ | October 14, 2008 | Maxim Lott
    Almost a year after two teenage girls were found dead — allegedly executed by their father — in the back seat of a taxicab in Texas, the FBI is saying for the first time that the case may have been an "honor killing." Sarah Said, 17, and her sister Amina, 18, were killed on New Year's Day, but for nine months authorities deflected questions about whether their father — the prime suspect and the subject of a nationwide manhunt — may have targeted them because of a perceived slight upon his honor.
  • Airport Check-in: Fare refusals in Minnesota(based on Islam)

    09/19/2006 5:09:42 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 112 replies · 3,894+ views
    USAToday | 09/18/06 | Roger Yu
    I would be raising hell if this happened to me. can't post link but not surprisingly the airport officials are folding.