Tag Archives: American-Muslims

News from North America, Wednesday 5th June 2013

New York Times: “Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people, told a judge on Tuesday that he believed he was defending the lives of the Taliban leadership in Afghanistan from American military personnel when he went on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood here in November 2009. Major Hasan’s remarks […]

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News from North America, Friday 31st May 2013

BBC News: “Surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has recovered enough to walk, his mother says. In an interview for the Associated Press, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva said her son told her in a phone call that he and his brother, killed in a police manhunt after the blasts, were innocent. Mr Tsarnaev, who was shot […]

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News from North America, Friday 3rd May 2013

New York Times: “The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings told F.B.I. interrogators that he and his brother considered suicide attacks and striking on the Fourth of July as they plotted their deadly assault, according to two law enforcement officials.” The Guardian: “Controversy over the Guantánamo Bay detention camp has intensified as United Nations […]

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News from North America, Monday 29th April 2013

New York Times: “F.B.I. agents are working closely with Russian security officials to reconstruct Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s activities and connections in Dagestan during his six-month visit last year, tracking meetings he may have had with specific militants, his visits to a radical mosque and any indoctrination or training he may have received, law enforcement officials said […]

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News from North America, Thursday 25th April 2013

BBC News: “One of the Boston bomb suspects was added to a terrorism database 18 months ago at the request of the CIA, officials have told US media. The FBI has already said it investigated Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, but had found no evidence of a threat. Tsarnaev was killed during a police chase last week. […]

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News from North America, Wednesday 24th April 2013

LA Times: “Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has told investigators that he and his older brother planned the Boston Marathon bombings only a week or so before the race, that they were operating alone, and that they received no training or support from outside terrorist groups, officials said Tuesday. His comments appear to support investigators’ theory that the […]

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News from North America, Tuesday 12th March 2013

ABC News: “The wife of a retired FBI agent who was kidnapped in Iran six years ago said today she will hold Iran to its promise to help find her husband. “I hope that they do it as quickly as possible,” Christine Levinson, wife of longtime FBI veteran Robert Levinson, told ABC News today. “We […]

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News from North America, Thursday 7th March 2013

SPLC: “For decades, iconoclastic Seattle artist Charles Krafft has made references to Nazis in his highly acclaimed, sometimes shocking pieces of art that most critics and art lovers brand as simple, ironic satire pushing the boundaries…Now, the 65-year-old hippie-turned-artist is at the center of a growing controversy following a published report detailing evidence — including […]

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News from North America, Friday 1st March 2013

FBI: “Patrick Randell McIntosh, 28, of Charleston, South Carolina, was arraigned today before United States Judge Linda T. Walker, on charges of possessing three firearms and ammunition while under indictment for a felony and for threatening the life of the president of the United States on Facebook.” HSDL: “On February 26, President Obama signed into […]

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News from North America, Monday 11th February 2013

BBC News: “Authorities in Los Angeles have offered a $1m (£630,000) reward for information leading to the arrest of a fugitive ex-policeman suspected of three murders. Christopher Dorner, 33, has been on the run for the past week, following the attacks in southern California. Announcing the reward, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said his ‘reign […]

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