Alabama: Dead jihadi’s alma mater drops French for Arabic

via Arabic foreign language class at Daphne High teaches ‘a culture of hate,’ some parents say | al.com. DAPHNE, Alabama — Daphne High School is offering Arabic language classes instead of French classes this fall, taught by Sanaa El-Khattabi, a former University of South Alabama professor. The school had a staff position open after its […]

Officials: 20 Muslims with U.S. passports in Somali jihad group

via Somali terror group has 20 American members, prone to strike outside Somalia – Investigations. The Somali terror group that stormed a Kenyan mall, killing more than 60 people, has a larger U.S. contingent than any other al Qaeda offshoot, said U.S. officials, and is now more prone to mount deadly attacks on targets outside […]

Alabama: Muslim pleads guilty, talked of waging ‘jihad’ in United States

And if U.S. officials did not comply with their demands, the defendant said, “Well, at the very least, we kill them all.” via Terrorism defendant pleads guilty in Mobile; talked of waging ‘jihad’ in United States | al.com. MOBILE, Alabama – A Syracuse, New York, native pleaded guilty Tuesday to a terrorism charge, admitting that […]

Alabama mosque facing opposition alma mater of 3 indicted terrorists incl FBI’s Most Wanted

via Alabama mosque facing opposition to expansion plan – TimesDaily: State. Dianne S. Howard opposes plans by the Islamic Society of Mobile to expand its mosque just feet from her home, yards away behind a wooden fence. Never mind that the dilapidated brick mosque, which is painted a pale yellow with white trim, is in […]

Alabama: Father of Most Wanted Terrorist Wants Bigger Mosque in Res. Neighborhood

The local council rejected the plan. Will Eric Holder come to the rescue of the father of the FBI’s most wanted terrorist expand his mosque? via Mosque Leader Says Discrimination a Factor – WKRG News 5. It’s a situation that has the president of a local mosque pondering his next move. “I believe in all […]

Muslims make up 30 of 31 on FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List

A public service reminder, as if one were needed, from Daniel Pipes.   The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s list of “Ten Most Wanted” fugitives dates back to 1950 but the list of “Most Wanted Terrorists” dates back to just after 9/11 and a sense that terrorism had become a strategic threat. Today, the list includes […]

Alabama: Muslim pleads guilty to plotting terrorism abroad, faces up to 15 years

via Alabama man pleads guilty to plotting terrorism abroad, faces up to 15 years | al.com. MOBILE, Alabama – Amid tight security at the federal courthouse, an Alabama man pleaded guilty today to plotting terrorism overseas. Randy “Rasheed” Wilson, who grew up in Mobile and Birmingham, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to provide material support to […]

$5M reward for two American-born Muslims waging jihad in Somalia

They’ll hype these guys up like they did al Awlaki – who was never more popular than after Obama raised his profile. via CNN: Bounty on two Americans tied to Somali terror group PS: He’s a Muslim Student Association Alumni The State Department has put a multimillion-dollar bounty on the heads of two Americans who […]

Twitter & Youtube host accounts for FBI’s most wanted terrorist

He’s not the only Islamic terrorist on twitter or youtube. via A person claiming to be an al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist uses Twitter, YouTube | Washington Free Beacon. Twitter and YouTube accounts claiming to be operated by a suspected al Qaeda terrorist who is listed on the FBI’s most wanted list have been disseminating jihadi propaganda, […]

Alabama: Two more U.S. Muslims arrested, wanted to wage violent jihad

via 2 Ala. men arrested on federal terrorism charges. Two Alabama men who federal investigators say wanted to wage violent jihad overseas have been arrested in Georgia on terrorism charges, and one has close ties to another man previously identified as an Islamic terror leader, authorities said Tuesday. Mohammad Abdul Rahman Abukhdair and Randy “Rasheed” […]

Alabama: Muslim Student Association Alum Tops FBI ‘Most Wanted Terrorists’ List

Former Muslim Student Association (MSA) president. via FBI — Two Most Wanted Terrorists Named. Omar Shafik Hammami, formerly from Alabama, has reportedly been a senior leader in al Shabaab, an insurgency group in Somalia. Al Shabaab was designated a foreign terrorist organization by the U.S. State Department in 2008; it has since repeatedly threatened terrorist […]

Why Muslim Student Group Concerned the NYPD

Shouldn’t that be present tense – concerns? via The Investigative Project on Terrorism: The Muslim community expressed its outrage this week over a New York Police Department surveillance report from 2006 that the Associated Press reported on Monday. The report disclosed that the NYPD monitored Muslim Students Association (MSA) chapters in the Northeast. The outrage, […]

Americans rise in rank inside Somalia jihadi group

Surely not what MLK Jr had in mind. via Americans rise in rank inside Somalia jihadi group – World News – bellinghamherald.com. NAIROBI, Kenya – The October al-Qaida video shows a light-skinned man handing out food to families displaced by famine in Somalia. But the masked man is not Somali, or even African – he’s […]

Somalia: American Shabaab fighter and commander pictured together

By Bill Roggio via American Shabaab fighter and commander pictured together – The Long War Journal.  A Shabaab fighter recently pictured with an American citizen who serves as a senior commander in the terror group has also been identified as being an American, according to postings on jihadist web forums. Pictures of Omar Hammami, a […]

San Diego native reportedly leading Somali jihad group

via Open Channel – Born in the USA, but now among Somalia’s Islamist terrorists. U.S. officials and counterterrorism analysts estimate there are at least 40 Americans fighting with al-Shabab in Somalia, as well as another 200 with passports that would permit them to enter the U.S. without a visa. Many of the al-Shabab soldiers are […]

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