Fazul Abdullah Mohammed and a number of others had been under indictment in the United States for their participation in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombingsin Africa. Mohammed has been on the FBI's list of most wanted terrorists since its inception on October 10, 2001.
In Kenya, Mohammed was once the secretary of, and lived in the same house as, Wadih el Hage (from Texas). El-Hage was indicted with Mohammed, and has been convicted in the USA on terror charges. A letter to el-Hage, thought to be from Mohammed, was exhibited at el-Hage's trial. Wadih el Hage is serving life without parole since 2001 at ADX Florence, also indicted was Khalid al Fawwaz, held in the UK since 1998.
The 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings were a series of attacks that occurred on August 7, 1998, in which hundreds of people were killed in simultaneous truck bomb explosions at the United States embassies in the major East African cities of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya, 12 US citizens were killed among them were two CIA operatives.
Khalid al Fawwaz, his photo above, is accused of helping to prepare the 1998 United States embassy bombings. He has been in the custody of the United Kingdom since September of that year, fighting his extradition. Khalid al-Fawwaz in 1994 moves to London and becomes Osama bin Laden’s de facto press secretary there. Al-Fawwaz, a Saudi, had fought with Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan and lived with him in Sudan. Khalid al-Fawwaz opens a London office of the Advisce and Reformation Committee (ARC), a bin Laden front, ARC is linked to many addresses in Denver, Colorado and Kansas City, Missouri where ARC member Ziyad Khallel aka Ziyad Sadaqa had lived.
U.S. passport holders Tarik Hamdi and Ziyad Khaleel aka Ziyad Sadaqa, his photo above, illustrate an example of Al-Qaeda’s use of American citizens. Hamdi and Khaleel delivered a satellite telephone and battery pack to Osama Bin Laden in Afghanistan in May 1998. Using this phone, Bin Laden conferred with followers across the globe and, according to prosecutors, ordered the bombing of the two American embassies in East Africa.
Hamdi, a resident of Herndon, Virginia, traveled to Afghanistan with an ABC News team in order to coordinate an interview with Bin Laden. The phone itself was purchased by Ziyad Khaleel. Later in the embassy bombings trial it was revealed that when Hamdi traveled to Afghanistan with the ABC News team, he sent a fax from Pakistan to Bin Laden aide Khalid al-Fawwaz in London.
In the same trial as mentioned above, an employee of O’Gara Satellite Networks testified on the sale of an INMARSAT phone to Ziyad Khaleel aka Ziyad Sadaqa, a resident of Columbia, Missouri where he roomed with future Sarasota Imam, Muneer Arafat, his photo above. This phone was allegedly for the exclusive use of Osama Bin Laden. Ziayad Khaleel aka Ziyad Sadaqa purchased additional phone accessories and asked that the equipment be mailed to: Tarik Hamdi at 933 Park Avenue in Herndon, Virginia.
Muneer Arafat was the Imam at the Islamic Society of Sarasota and Bradenton (ISSB) Mosque from early 2000 to the end of 2003, he showed up just prior to Mohamed Atta and the rest of the 9/11 terrorists in nearby Nokomis Fl. Imam Muneer Arafat quotes “I’m not opposed to the Palestinian Islamic Jihad’s goal of destroying Israel and replacing it with an Islamic state”. “Muslims need to stay unified, and they should support the Palestinian uprising known as the intifada”. Imam Muneer Arafat was also linked to the Masjid Al-Ihsaan Mosque at 977 Fulton St Brooklyn New York for a period of time in 2005 and then again in 2007. Imam Muneer Arafat was arrested in Sarasota Fl in November 2002.
The two al Qaeda operatives, Ziyad Khaleel aka Ziyad Sadaqa and Tarik Hamdi, his photo above, have been involved with both the CDLR and the ARC. The Advice and Reformation Committee (or “ARC”) and the Committee for the Defense of Legitimate Rights (or “CDLR”) are both Saudi-dissident groups with ties to Osama bin Laden. Both organizations seek to overthrow the Saudi government to replace the regime with an even more strict brand of Islam.
Fazul Mohammed Mohammed spent time in Mogadishu Somali planning a truck bombing against a United Nations establishment there, and was in the city on October 3, 1993 when Somali gunmen brought down two American helicopters and killed 18 U.S. special operations soldiers, BLACK HAWK DOWN.
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed and Ali Dere were driving in a luxury car carrying $40,000 cash, medicines, phones, laptops and passports in the Afgoye corridor, northwest of Mogadishu on June 8 2011. At 02:00 they failed to stop at a check point managed by Somalian miltary (SNA). The SNA opened fire at the car killing both Mohammed and Dere. Fazul Abdullah Mohammed's death was confirmed by Somali and U.S. government officials and was characterized by the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as "a significant blow to Al Qaeda, its extremist allies and its operations in East Africa.
Bill Warner Sarasota Private Investigator Sarasota Fl www.wbipi.com