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  • Mike Hawash in New York Times

    04/12/2003 9:15:05 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 81 replies · 645+ views ^ | April 4, 2003 | George Paine
    Four days ago Warblogging reported on the story of Maher (Mike) Hawash. Mr. Hawash's problems have now been the subject of an article in the New York Times. Mr. Hawash is a programmer, working at Intel, who was detained by the FBI and Joint Terrorism Task Force as a material witness. He has so far spent just about two weeks in jail without being charged with a crime and without being questioned or told why he is detained. He is being kept in solitary confinement. Mr. Hawash was detained by FBI agents wearing helments, body armor and carrying assault rifles...
  • Spain links Syrian cabal to Sept. 11 plot--Prosecutors follow the money trail

    10/19/2003 4:03:02 PM PDT · by SJackson · 22 replies · 228+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | October 19, 2003 | John Crewdson, Drew Crosby
    By John Crewdson, Tribune senior correspondent. Reporting and research assistance was provided by Drew Crosby in Madrid MADRID -- The most sweeping criminal indictment to arise thus far from the Sept. 11 attacks reflects a quiet but dramatic change in understanding by investigators here and across Europe of the terrorist organization known as Al Qaeda, and the international Islamic radical-terrorist network of which, they now agree, it is merely a part. As laid out in the indictment, the defendants' alleged activities--from arranging travel and providing introductions to procuring false documents and, especially, moving money--provide the first detailed look at one...
  • Who is Mohammed Al-Churbaji?:; Islamic Terrorist "Mr. Mom"

    06/12/2008 2:12:46 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 3 replies · 59+ views ^ | June 12, 2008 | Debbie Schlussel
    12, 2008 EXCLUSIVE: Who is Mohammed Al-Churbaji?:; Islamic Terrorist "Mr. Mom" Mohammed Al-Churbaji, Dad of Obama Fundraiser Worked for Azzam, Bin Laden * How hard it is to get rid of known terrorists in our midst and how easy it is for a deported Al-Qaeda terrorist to return to America; * How corrupt U.S. embassy officials get away with re-admitting terrorists into the U.S.; * How easily terrorists and their families gain acceptance by our society, including the Barack Obama Presidential campaign; * How America's universities are not tools of moderation for Muslim foreigners, but breeding grounds for terrorist fraternization...
  • Al-Qaeda financier [Zouaydi] was former accountant to Saudi royals: lawyer

    09/20/2002 12:40:16 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 1 replies · 268+ views
    Agence France-Presse | September 19, 2002
    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (AFP) - Preparations for the September 11 attacks were part-funded via a network of fictitious Saudi and Spanish companies controlled by an ex-accountant of the Saudi royal family, a lawyer for the attack victims said Thursday. A former accountant who worked for members of the Saudi royal family, Mohammed Galeb Kalaje Zouaydi, arrested in Spain last April, is considered to be the "big financier" behind terrorist a network al-Qaeda in Europe. "The money used to prepare the September 11 attacks came from Saudi Arabia, " Jean-Charles Brisard, a lawyer for families of the attack victims, told...
  • Lawyer for Sept. 11 victims says 'Al Qaida Finance Minister' Zouaydi linked to 2 Saudi princes

    09/19/2002 8:37:42 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 4 replies · 255+ views
    AFP via Babelfish translation ^ | September 20, 2002
    An Al-Qaïda banker, old countable of two princes saoudiens (lawyer) Friday September 20, 2002 - 3h08 GMT WASHINGTON, 19 seven (AFP) - the preparation of the attacks of September 11 was financed partly by a money bleaching through a network of fictitious companies in Saudi Arabia and in Spain controlled by an ex-accountant of a branch of the royal family saoudienne, affirmed Thursday a lawyer of the close relations of the victims of the attacks. Mohammed Galeb Kalaje Zouaydi, a Spaniard of Syrian origin, stopped last April in Spain, is regarded as the "Al-Qaïda Minister of Finance" in Europe,...
  • Muslim charity head knew one of the U.S. embassies bombers and met 2 al-Qaida in Kosovo camp

    05/06/2002 11:58:08 PM PDT · by Spar · 12 replies · 643+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | Mon May 6,10:20 PM ET | MIKE ROBINSON
    Attorney denies Muslim charity's European director aided Osama bin Laden's terror network Mon May 6,10:20 PM ET By MIKE ROBINSON, Associated Press Writer CHICAGO - (AP) <An attorney for a Muslim charity acknowledged that its head of European operations knew one of the men convicted in the deadly 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa. But the lawyer denied the official supported terrorism. Nabil Sayadi, head of Global Relief Foundation's operations in Europe, was one of several men Spanish authorities allege received money for Osama bin Laden (news - web sites)'s al-Qaida organization. Spanish authorities said Sayadi had close...
  • Spanish Police Arrest Suspect Banker for al-Qaida Network

    04/25/2002 12:21:06 PM PDT · by b4its2late · 2 replies · 231+ views
    SPANISH police yesterday arrested another suspected al-Qaida member who is believed to be a key figure in the financing of the terrorist organisation's operations in various countries. Interior Minister Mariano Rajoy said Syrian-born Spaniard Ghasoub al- Abrash al-Ghalyoun was seized yesterday morning. He gave no more details. Only a day earlier, police in Madrid arrested another Syrian- born Spaniard, who was described as a key figure in financing terrorist operations of Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida network in various countries including the United States. Rajoy said the man held yesterday, together with another person arrested some time ago in Spain, "made...