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Sunday, February 26, 2006

Anti-Semitic Film Cheered with cries of "Allah is Great

Anti-Semitic film cheered with cries of 'Allah is great'

The raucous reception by some members of Germany's 2.5 million-strong Turkish community to "Valley of the Wolves," a movie depicting crazed U.S. troops in Iraq massacring a wedding party and a Jewish doctor removing organs from prisoners, has German politicians worried - so worried, Bavaria's interior minister sent intelligence service agents to theaters showing the film to "gauge" audience reaction and identify potential radicals. Read the latest now on World Net Daily

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Friday, February 24, 2006

Able Danger Update: Several Bloggers held telecon with Congressman Weldon

Hat tip to Mark Tapscott at Tapscott's Copy Desk.

As reported by Mike at Able Danger Blog, he and several Bloggers talked with Congressman Weldon for over 90 minutes on Wedneday evening. I just found out about the Wednesday meeting and felt it to be newsworthy item to mention.

I suggest that you visit Able Danger Blog and the other blogs listed in the brief for more information. The American people should be very interested in this story. It has more twists and turns than Lombard Street in San Franciso. Besides Able Danger Blog's host Mike, Curt of Flopping Aces, Vi Adkins, AJ Strata, Rory O'Connor, Dreadpundit Bluto, Pierre Legrand, and Dana of Common Sense Political Thought particiapted in the teleconference.

Apparently they have learned some new details about the China study and several new scoops on the Able Danger storY. AJ Strata covers the new information.


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Saudis foil plot to blow up massive oil refinery

It was reported today by Saudi security advisers that they foiled an attack on the world's largest oil processing plant, located in eastern Saudi Arabia.

Apparently, suicide bombers used at least two vehicles tried to storm the Abqaiq oil facility Friday, but fortunately did not make it past the outer gates. It was reported that security guards opened fire upon the attackers, causing their bomb-laden vehicles to explode. How fortunate for the refinery and world oil prices. Oil prices jumpted more than $2 a barrel on the news of the blast.

Officials indicated that two security officers and at least two attackers were killed. There are conflicting reports about the number of wounded.The Saudi oil minister says the explosion did not affect operations at the plant, which handles two-thirds of the Kingdom's oil output. Al-Qaeda took credit for the attack. In the past, bin Laden had urged his followers to attack oil facilities in the Gulf. He has a hard on for the royal family because they have supported United States strategic activities in the Middle East and is the wests largest oil supplier. Al-Qaeda is determined to damage western economic interests.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2006


Hat tip to Jihad Watch

FBI Probes Convenience Stores and Service Stations
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006 12:42:35

TV 8 News has learned FBI agents and local law enforcement authorities are conducting a larges scale investigation into service stations and businesses owned by or with ties to Middle Easterners in Northeast Louisiana parishes in Tallulah, Delhi, Lake Providence, Monroe and Ruston. Please visit TV 8 News for More information

1400 Oliver Road
Monroe, LA 71201

Addition news: Breaking News: FBI Raids Middle Eastern Owned Convenience Stores and Service Stations

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Thursday, February 16, 2006

Able Danger Update

Weldon Contact: John Tomaszewski (202) 225-2011


WASHINGTON, Feb 13 - U.S. Rep. Curt Weldon (R-Pa.), vice chairman of the House Armed Services and Homeland Security Committees, will hold a press conference on Tuesday, February 14th at 12:00 p.m. in the House Radio/TV Gallery in advance of Wednesday’s House Armed Service joint subcommittee hearing on the Able danger - a Department of Defense planning effort prior to 9/11 tasked to identify and target the linkages and relationships of Al-Qaeda worldwide.

Weldon plans to highlight much of his work over the past 9 months on Able Danger, and detail new information on the planning effort, including some of the ongoing investigations within Congress.

Also, following the press conference, Congressman Weldon will appear before the Committee on Government Reform’s National Security Subcommittee hearing on National Security Whistleblower Protection. Weldon will highlight how individuals within the U.S. government who have told the truth, when the truth went against agency leadership, were fired.


WHAT: Press Conference with U.S. Rep. Curt Weldon on Able Danger
WHERE: House Radio/TV Gallery, The Capitol (H-321)
WHEN: Tuesday, 14 February 2006 at 12:00 p.m.
CONTACT: John G. Tomaszewski, (202) 225-2011

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Rumors around the globe 2/16/2006

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Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Iranian General Larijani Threatens the Free World

Special Dispatch - Iran
February 9, 2006
No. 1090

Iranian Supreme National Security Council Secretary-General Larijani at Press Conference: "We Recommend That You [the West] Learn a Lesson From History... The Iranian People is Zealous and Brave; Do Not Toy With the National Pride of the Iranians... Your Interests in the Region Will Be Harmed"

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The following are excerpts from a press conference held by Iranian Supreme National Security Council Secretary-General Ali Larijani. The conference aired on the Iranian News Channel (IRINN) on February 1, 2006.


Ali Larijani: "Some leaders, like the leader of America, often use the term 'atomic bomb' in their propaganda about Iran. He considers Iran's nuclear technology and research to be synonymous with a bomb. I don't know why Mr. Bush tells such a big lie. It is inappropriate for world leaders to tell such obvious lies.

"All Iran's nuclear activity is subject to the supervision of the IAEA and its inspectors, and no reasonable person would say that it is possible to manufacture nuclear weapons under such inspection. The problem is that some European countries believe that the Iranian people should not have nuclear knowledge. They do not say so in their propaganda, but they tell us this in closed meetings. They say: 'You must not have nuclear know-how and knowledge.' I ask them to say publicly what they say in closed meetings. They should say that they want to classify nations into two groups: One that should have nuclear knowledge and one that should not.

"They want to form a modern world order of masters and subjects. This is the truth. They do not want nuclear knowledge to improve the Iranian people's status. The rest is propaganda. They know that Iran is not pursuing [nuclear] weapons."


"Sanctions are the kind of thing they fear more than us. As soon as some European countries mentioned sanctions at the meeting in Germany, oil prices began to rise. If they do this, we will not be the only ones to be harmed. They will be harmed more than us. For Iran, there are still ways to deal with this. We do not recommend that they use such methods, but if they do, they should expect a response."


"We recommend that you learn a lesson from history. Do not repeat what you have done in the past and regretted. The Iranian people is zealous and brave. Do not toy with the national pride of the Iranians, because you will face a firm response. Things will change for you. Your interests in the region will be harmed."


Saketi, Dubai TV: "We recently heard that a company called Hara is building tunnels, 50 meters deep, for nuclear purposes. Do you have any comment? Thank you."

Ali Larijani: "It seems that in the world of politics, lying is not such a big deal. When Mr. Bush himself tells such big lies, don't be surprised when reports like this are published. We don't need tunnels. We conduct our nuclear research in full view of the IAEA, not in tunnels. But even if we have tunnels, this should not be a problem."


Barbara Slavin, USA Today: "I'd like to ask you first about the IAEA report that there were 15 pages of documents showing how to turn uranium metal into a weapon. If Iran says that its program is for peaceful purposes, what were you doing in possession of 15 pages of documents, showing how to make a weapon?"


Ali Larijani: "I think there was a mistake in these figures. It was not 15 pages but a page and a half. If anyone here can make a bomb with a page and a half, I will coat him in gold. How can anyone build a bomb with a page and a half of information?

"I said to Mr. ElBaradei: You yourself know what this page and a half is worth. Others are using this as a pretext. This document is in the hands of the IAEA. It is just a page and a half long. Endless data like this can be found on the Internet."

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