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  • Bomb threat evacuates NI parliament

    11/24/2006 7:04:20 AM PST · by Chanticleer · 6 replies · 411+ views
    CNN.com ^ | 11/24/2006 | AP
    BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) -- One of Northern Ireland's most infamous Protestant militants, Michael Stone, forced the province's legislature to be evacuated Friday when he tossed a bag into the building and said it contained a bomb.
  • Saddam's Philippines Terror Connection(Yes, Saddam financially supported terrorists)

    03/18/2006 5:58:16 AM PST · by KCRW · 129 replies · 3,699+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | 03/18/2006 | Stephen F. Hayes
    SADDAM HUSSEIN'S REGIME PROVIDED FINANCIAL support to Abu Sayyaf, the al Qaeda-linked jihadist group founded by Osama bin Laden's brother-in-law in the Philippines in the late 1990s, according to documents captured in postwar Iraq. An eight-page fax dated June 6, 2001, and sent from the Iraqi ambassador in Manila to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Baghdad, provides an update on Abu Sayyaf kidnappings and indicates that the Iraqi regime was providing the group with money to purchase weapons. The Iraqi regime suspended its support--temporarily, it seems--after high-profile kidnappings, including of Americans, focused international attention on the terrorist group. The...
  • 'Doris Day' hard man gunned down outside home [Irish Protestant militant]

    10/04/2005 6:41:32 PM PDT · by aculeus · 16 replies · 559+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | October 5, 2005 | AP
    The body of former high-profile Protestant militant, Jim Gray, lies beneath a shroud on a street in East Belfast. One of Northern Ireland's most high-profile Protestant militants - nicknamed Doris Day - has been shot dead outside his home, police say. Two gunmen fired several shots at Jim Gray last night after he answered his door in Protestant east Belfast, his longtime power base. Detectives covered his body with a white sheet as they combed the yard outside his home for forensic evidence. No group claimed responsibility for his assassination. Gray, 43, had been free on bail while awaiting trial...
  • US targets Northern Ireland dissidents

    01/01/2002 12:30:30 AM PST · by colette_g · 64 replies · 786+ views
    BBC News ^ | Tuesday, 1 January, 2002, 09:10 GMT | BBC News
    Tuesday, 1 January, 2002, 09:10 GMT US targets NI dissidents The UK has always urged action against the groups The US has frozen the assets of four loyalist groups and one republican paramilitary group as part of its war on terror. Officials designated the groups as suspected terrorist organisations but said it was too early to tell if any of them have financial assets in the US. The loyalist groups targeted were the Loyalist Volunteer Force, Orange Volunteers, Red Hand Defenders, and the Ulster Defence Association, also thought to cover sister organisation, the Ulster Freedom Fighters. The republican Continuity ...