Monday, June 25, 2012

Head of Indian 26/11 massacre Arrested!

Interesting Article: "India arrests suspect in Mumbai terrorist attacks" by Richard Lindell / India published Tuesday, June 16th, 2012.

An interesting article mentioned that Abu Hamza, also known as Sayed Zabiuddin, was detained by police at Delhi international airport late last week. The 30-year-old is alleged to have coordinated the 10 terrorists who attacked various targets in Mumbai. From a base in the Pakistani city of Karachi, Hamza allegedly issued instructions by telephone to the 10 Islamist gunmen as they stormed two luxury hotels, a Jewish centre, a restaurant and a train station in Mumbai. Would you like to know more?

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Latest from Libya & Al Qaeda's Growing Influence!

Interesting Article: "Bomb targets U.S. mission in Libya's Benghazi" by Mohammed Al-Tommy / Benghazi published Wednesday, June 6th, 2012.

An interesting article mentioned that a bomb exploded outside the U.S. diplomatic mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi overnight, an attack that could be retaliation for the killing, in a U.S. drone strike, of al Qaeda's Libyan second-in-command. An improvised explosive device was dropped from a passing vehicle onto the road outside the mission, in an upmarket area of central Benghazi. It exploded moments after, slightly damaging the building's gate, U.S. and Libyan officials said. Would you like to know more?


Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Iraq and the Sadrists!

Interesting Article: "Iraq: A satellite state of Iran?" by Aymenn Jawad Al Tamimi / Baghdad published Tuesday, May 29th, 2012.

An intriguing question was asked in an interesting article about how much influence does Iran wield in Iraq? This question has long been a matter of debate and in light of the US troop withdrawal has become all the more relevant, especially with rumors of Iranian plans to have Mahmud Shahrudi, who is an Iraqi-born member of Iran’s Guardian Council and advocates clerical involvement in government, succeed the quietist Ali al-Sistani in Najaf. On top of this a the Sadrist Movement has seen a resurgence of sorts. What does this all mean and who are the Sadrists?


New York Accountant Guilty of Assisting Al Qaeda!

Interesting Article: "New York accountant pleads guilty to terror charges" by The Telegraph / New York published Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

An interesting article mentioned that a New York accountant accused by US authorities of helping al Qaeda with computer systems pleaded guilty on Monday in federal court to terrorism-related charges. Sabirhan Hasanoff, 36, a dual US and Australian citizen who owns a home in Brooklyn, New York, was arrested in April 2010 and charged with conspiracy to provide material support to al Qaeda. Would you like to know more?