(CNSNews.com) â€“ President and Mrs. Obama visitedÂ a controversial mosque in Indonesia on Wednesday, but there is no indication the president has visited a synagogue anywhereÂ since becoming president, according to a review of the White House Web site andÂ news reports.
When directly asked by telephone and emailÂ whether the president had ever visited a synagogue since taking office,Â the White House press office did not respond. (CNS News)
Al Qaeda, Al Schmaeda:
Known to western intelligence services by the alias Saif al-Adel, or “Sword of the Just”, al-Qaeda’s new chief of international operations is believed to have conceived of the wave of strikes that set off terror alerts across Europe recently, as well as last week’s mid-air parcel-bomb plot. Â Â (Source)
Sources: Al Qaeda eyes more Mumbai-style attacks
Hamburg, Germany (CNN) — Al Qaeda is still planning Mumbai-style attacks in Europe, with the United States also possibly being targeted, counter-terrorism officials in Europe and the United States tell CNN.