Last December, Michele Bachmann went on Jan Markell's radio show and said she spent 2012 fretting about the Obama administration's alleged efforts to implement Sharia law here in the United States.SEE ALSO: The Onion's "Bachmann Thankful No Americans Died In Sikh Shooting" story dupes dozens Over th ... More >>
On Sunday, reports circulated that two Somali men who recently lived in Minnesota may have taken part in al-Shabaab's massacre of more than 60 civilians at the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya.But later reports indicated the purportedly Shabaab-managed Twitter account that linked the Minnesota to the ... More >>
On the 12th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a group called Minnesota 9/11 Truth wants you to think again about what happened that day.SEE ALSO: FEMA yanks Minn. coloring book with 9/11 terror attack image The group has a full-page ad just inside the back cover of today's City Pages print ed ... More >>
Buford Rogers, a 24-year-old Montevideo resident, was arrested last Friday after a search of his mobile home park residence turned up Molotov cocktails, suspected pipe bombs, and guns.SEE ALSO: Racist planned to attack St. Paul's Mexican consulate, spur immigration debate, FBI saysToday, the FBI sai ... More >>
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This is the first message which has encouraged Somali-Americans to declare war at home.Abdisalan Ali is thought to be the young man from Minneapolis who killed himself and at least 10 others in a Mogadishu suicide attack. But some who've listened to the recording which is supposedly Ali's last vi ... More >>
Somali's civil war claims another Minnesotan.A suicide bomber who blew himself up in Mogadishu yesterday in an attack that killed 10 had traveled to Somalia from Minneapolis in 2008.Abdisalan Ali had emigrated to Minnesota with his family when he was 2 years old, but was among 20 local youths who ... More >>
amina Ali was convicted on 13 felony counts.Amina Ali and Hawo Hassan, the two Rochester women accused of providing material support to Somali terrorist group al-Shabaab, have been found guilty on all counts by a Minneapolis jury.Hassan was convicted on three counts, while the jury found Ali ... More >>
Amina Ali knew she was supporting al-Shabaab; that much is certain. What her trial will determine is what she knew about al-Shabaab.These revelations came during yesterday's opening statements in the case of Ali and Hawo Hassan, two Rochester women on trial in U.S. District Court in St. ... More >>
Amina Farah Ali might be facing trial for giving material support to terrorist groups. But that doesn't mean she's going to stand up if she doesn't feel like it.Ali, the 35-year-old woman accused of funneling money to Somali militant group al-Shabaab, was arrested in court this morning after refu ... More >>
WikipediaRecovery from these evil looking bacterium can take months. Officials from the FBI and the Minnesota Department of Health have been working together to figure out how a patient in a local hospital came down with a case of extremely rare inhalation anthrax. Due to patient confidentiality ... More >>
Farah Mohamed Beledi fled the Twin Cities in 2009The FBI is confirming that 27-year-old Farah Mohamed Beledi of St. Paul was one of two men who died in a Mogadishu suicide attack last week. He fled Minnesota in 2009 to join the al-Shabaab terrorist group. Beledi was one of 13 Twin Cities me ... More >>
WikipediaAl-Shabaab has been linked to Minnesota before.Al-Shabaab, the Islamic terrorist group allied with al-Qaeda, is reporting on its website that a Somali American from Minnesota, 25-year-old Abdullahi Ahmed, blew himself up during a car bombing in the Somali capital of Mogadishu. Globa ... More >>
Heading off what we assume will be the inevitable attacks from right field about American Muslims not rejoicing in a sufficiently patriotic manner over the death of Osama bin Laden, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations issued a formal statement today from the gro ... More >>
Ellison breaks down.Rep. Keith Ellison spent weeks deriding the congressional hearings that opened today on radical Muslims, orchestrated by Rep. Peter King of New York, as little more than an attempt to spread fear and hatred of a religious minority. When it came his turn to testify and de ... More >>
Ramsey County sheriff releases records to City Pages
City PagesFletcher provided these terrorism briefs to City Pages to prove he wasn't lyingFormer Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher has given City Pages a batch of documents he says are some of the terrorism briefs he has been accused of lying about creating.The documents--some marked "Confidentia ... More >>
Somalis are waging war on themselves with money sent from hereThree more Somalis have been charged with funneling money to the Somali terrorist group Al-Shabaab. One of the men was arrested Monday in Minneapolis. Abdi Mahdi Hussein, who works for a remittance company, is accused of conspiring wi ... More >>
U.S. officials consider Al-Shabab in Somalia a terrorist threat, even hereJust in time for the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, a bipartisan think tank has issued a report on how terrorism has changed since 2001. And the Somali men who disappeared from the Twin Cities to play a prominen ... More >>
U.S. Special Forces killed a man Monday in Somalia suspected of being a link between al-Qaida in Pakistan and the militia targeted for recruiting Minnesota Somalis to return to fight.
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As the FBI continues to investigate Islamist extremists recruiting young Somali men in the Twin Cities, two Minneapolis Somalis are scheduled to testify before Congress.
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A report issued today by the House Foreign Affairs Committee finds that excessive force by U.S. troops has provoked antagonism and fueled insurgency in Iraq. The report also says that Iraq has replaced Afghanistan as a hotbed for terrorists. According to a recent Newsweek article, bin Laden sent tw ... More >>
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