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Germany: Two men on trial after plotting terror attacks on US targets

  • “Legitimate Resistance”- no doubt. These young men were only practicing their religion… right Yusuf?

Accused jihadi denies Islamic jihad exists

The organization, not the concept. More on this story. “In German court, accused denies Islamic Jihad exists,” fromEurope News, June 26, via JW:

Frankfurt – One of two Muslim men on trial in Germany for supporting a terrorist group denied Friday that the group, the Islamic Jihad Union (IJU), exists. 

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Omid S, a 28-year-old Afghan-born German citizen, told the Frankfurt court on the first day of his trial that he was not guilty because there was no such group.

An update to this story. “Two Men on Trial in Germany After Allegedly Plotting Terror Attacks on U.S. Targets,” from Fox News, June 26:

FRANKFURT — 
Two men went on trial Friday on accusations they were involved with a radical Islamic group whose alleged plans to attack U.S. targets in Germany were foiled by authorities in 2007. 

Though not charged in the plot itself, Omid S., a German of Afghan background, and Huseyin O., a Turk, are being tried on more general charges that they supported the Islamic Jihad Union, an offshoot of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan — a jihadist group with ties to Al Qaeda.

 

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Is Germany next? U.S. warns Germany of pre-election al-Qaeda attack

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“Unlike other European countries such as Britain or Spain, Germany has not experienced a major attack on its home soil in recent years.” Looks like you’re next, Germany. “Germany warns of pre-election Islamist attack-Spiegel,” from Reuters, June 6, via JW

BERLIN, June 6 (Reuters) – Al Qaeda is planning a major attack on Germans before September’s election to wreak revenge for the deployment of troops in Afghanistan, a German magazine cited security officials as saying on Saturday. Der Spiegel said German intelligence officials and the Federal Crime Office believed German firms based in Algeria and German citizens in northern Africa were in particular danger.

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