Monday, January 21, 2019

Al-Qaeda Agents Anwar al-Awlaki, Ziyad Khaleel & Muneer Arafat Part of 9/11 Hijackers Support Network in U.S.

Al-Qaeda Agents Anwar al-Awlaki, Ziyad Khaleel & Muneer Arafat Part of 9/11 Hijackers Support Network in U.S.. Jihad preaching Imam Anwar al-Awlaki was based in Denver, San Diego and Falls Church VA prior to September 11, 2001. Al-Qaeda procurement agent Ziyad Khaleel was based in Denver, Detroit, Columbia MO and Orlando Fl prior to September 11, 2001. Jihad preaching Imam Muneer Arafat was based in Columbia MO, East St Louis and Sarasota Fl prior to September 11, 2001.
SOURCE: Karen Branch-Brioso
Post-Dispatch Washington Bureau
Peter Shinkle Of The Post-Dispatch Contributed To This Report.
PUBLICATION: St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
DATE: January 20, 2003
ID#: 0301200539 In life, Ziyad Sadaqa aka Ziyad Khaleel attracted the interest of federal investigators who wanted to find out whether he was a knowing accomplice to terrorists or their unwitting tool. In death - if he is dead - he is still provoking questions. While living in Columbia, Mo., in 1996, Sadaqa bought the satellite telephone that authorities say Osama bin Laden used to orchestrate the bombings of two U.S. embassies in east Africa killing 300 people. Sadaqa testified before a federal grand jury but was never charged.

Al-Qaeda core member Ziyad Khaleel, also known as Khalil Ziyad, Ziyad Sadaqa, and Ziyad Abdulrahman, was a Palestinian-American al-Qaeda member, based in the United States, primarily in Colorado, Florida, Michigan and Missouri. He had been identified as a "procurement agent" for Osama bin Laden, arranging the purchase and delivery of "computers, satellite telephones, and covert surveillance equipment" for the leadership of al-Qaeda, as well as administering a number of radical Islamic websites as webmaster, including the website of the Palestinian militant group Hamas. Among the cities in which he resided at various times were Denver, Detroit, Columbia and Orlando. Upon moving to Columbia, Missouri, he was known as Ziyad Khaleel, but began using the surname Sadaqa as early as 1996. That year he was a fundraiser and one of eight regional directors of the Islamic African Relief Agency (IARA), which the government later determined was a front for al-Qaeda and Hamas. The FBI investigated Al-Qaeda core member Imam Anwar al-Awlaki, later linked to three of the 9/11 hijackers, the Fort Hood shooter, and the Christmas Day 2009 bomber, beginning in June 1999 through March 2000, after it learned he had been contacted by Ziyad Khaleel. Imam Muneer Arafat was a roommate of Ziyad Khaleel in East St Louis and Columbia Missouri before he moved to Sarasota Fl in March of 2000 and began work at the Sarasota Bradenton Islamic Center on Lockwood Ridge Rd.

A Missouri-based Islamic charity that was shut down after being identified by the federal government as a global terrorist organization admitted in federal court Wednesday, July 20th 2016, that it illegally funneled $1.4 million to Iraq in violation of U.S. sanctions. A representative of the Islamic American Relief Agency pleaded guilty in Jefferson City, Missouri, to conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act. The agency, once based in Columbia MO, also pleaded guilty to one count each of conspiracy to commit money laundering and obstructing the administration of internal revenue laws. At least three former IARA principals — the group's chief, a fundraiser and a board member — have previously been sentenced in the wide-ranging scheme to illegally transfer money, and a former Michigan congressman went to prison for lobbying efforts for the group. The indictment alleges the IARA lied when it denied ever employing an agent for al-Qaeda named Ziyad Khaleel aka Ziyad Sadaqa as a regional director who was also the roommate of Sarasota Imam Muneer Arafat.bA secret CIA report in early 1996 concluded that the IARA was funding radical militants in Bosnia (see January 1996). US intelligence will later reveal that in the late 1990s, IARA is regularly funding al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden. For instance, it has evidence of IARA giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to bin Laden in 1999.
A sheikh named Muneer Arafat came to St. Louis talking all that jihad talk prior to the September 11th, 2001 terror attacks“. In St. Louis, from 1996 to 2000, Imam Muneer Arafat became a well-known lecturer at different Masjids and built up quite a following. He gave lectures at local mosques that almost exclusively focused on Jihad week in and week out and this got him into trouble with Sheikh Muhammad Nur of the Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis who at one point banned him from giving lectures at the Gateway Masjid.
Muneer Arafat was the Imam at the Islamic Society of Sarasota and Bradenton (ISSB) Mosque from early March 2000 to the end of 2003, at the time it was a little wood frame house on N. Lockwood Ridge Rd, he showed up just prior to Mohamed Atta and the rest of the 9/11 terrorists in nearby Nokomis Fl in June 2000. Another indication of the al-Qaeda support network in the U.S. which needs to be investigated, is the report that Muneer Arafat became the imam of the Islamic Society of Sarasota and Bradenton Mosque in Florida in March 2000, just before Mohamed Atta and the rest of the 9/11 terrorists showed up in nearby Venice, Florida, in June of 2000.
Muneer Arafat had been the roommate of Al-Qaeda procurement agent Ziyad Khaleel in Columbia, Mo., and the St. Louis area. Al-Qaeda procurement agent Ziyad Khaleel had bought the satellite telephone that al-Qaeda leaders used to bomb the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998. Peter King also cited a San Diego terrorism task force which investaged an alleged link between Imam Anwar al-Awlaki, Osama Bin Laden, and Ziyad Khaleel, the former roommate of Sarasota Imam Muneer Arafat.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM) is believed to have been born in Kuwait City into a family originally from the Pakistani province of Baluchistan. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, age 53, was born March 1st 1964 in Kuwait City and joined the Kuwaiti Muslim Brotherhood Lajnat al-Daawa al-Islamiya a designated terrorist organization at age 16 in 1980. In 1984 Khalid Sheikh Mohammed left Kuwait and migrated to North Carolina USA to attend college. Sarasota Imam Muneer Arafat, age 54, born May 10th 1963 in Kuwait City, of Palestinian decent. Muneer Arafat joined the Kuwaiti Muslim Brotherhood Lajnat al-Daawa al-Islamiya (LDI) “Islamic Call Committee” a designated terrorist organization when he was in his teens along with Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Muneer Kazem Arafat, Iman at the Sarasota Mosque and then the Boca Raton Mosque, was born in Kuwait City on 5/10/1963 the family eventually moved to Jordan in and around 1983. Muneer Arafat claims he is a Jordanian born in Kuwait of Palestinian decent BUT not related to Yasser Arafat. 

Muneer Arafat appears to come into the US in 1984 when he was 21 same time frame as Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Muner Arafat said that in 1988, when he was 25 years old, terrorist Sami Al-Arian tried to recruit him into a faction of Palestinian Islamic Jihad. In St. Louis, from 1996 to 2000, Muneer Arafat became a well-known lecturer at different Masjids and built up quite a following. He gave lectures at local Mosques on the call to Jihad. 

As per a FDLE Report of 12/03/2003, Special Agent Scott McAllister (Florida Department of Law Enforcement) along with Special Agent Tom Baugher (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and Detective James LaPlante (Sarasota City Police Department) interviewed a confidential informant, under control of the Detroit office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The source spoke of Muneer ARAFAT as the Imam of the local Sarasota mosque and that ARAFAT was a member of the Islamic (Muslim) Brotherhood, who follows a radical belief and teachings of ALBAZ, and wishes harm to the United States. Imam Muneer Arafat shows up at the Islamic Society of Sarasota and Bradenton (ISSB) Fl in March of 2000 just three months before Mohamed Atta and the rest of the 9/11 Hijackers show up in nearby Venice Fl in June of 2000.
August 15, 2002: 9/11 Victims’ Relatives File Lawsuit Against Alleged Saudi Al-Qaeda Financiers. More than 600 relatives of victims of the 9/11 attacks file a 15-count, $1 trillion lawsuit against various parties they accuse of financing al-Qaeda and Afghanistan’s former Taliban regime. The number of plaintiffs will quickly increase to 2,500 after the suit is widely publicized. One of the defendants is Ziyad Khaleel. Federal prosecutors in New York alleged in a 2004 terrorism-related trial that a U.S. branch of a Yemeni charity for which al-Qaeda core member Imam Anwar al-Awlaki, served as vice president was a front that sent money to al-Qaeda. Documents filed around the same time in federal court in Alexandria assert that a year after 9/11, Anwar al-Awlaki returned briefly to Northern Virginia, where he visited a radical Islamic cleric and asked him about recruiting young Muslims for "violent jihad." That cleric, Ali al-Timimi, is now serving a life sentence for inciting followers to fight with the Taliban against Americans. "America is in a state of war with Allah," he said, referring to the fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq. He praised the insurgency in Iraq and "martyrdom operations" in the Palestinian territories. Muslims must choose sides between President Bush and the "mujaheddin," he said. The solution for the Muslim world, he said, "is jihad."
Tampa PENTBOMB 9/11 investigation case file number 265D-NY-280350-TP. After the Broward Bulldog lawsuit was initiated against the FBI, the Record/Information Dissemination Section (RIDS) contacted the FBI Tampa Field Office, since that office would handle any investigations in the Sarasota area, Tampa PENTBOMB 9/11 sub file numbering 80,266 pages of material of anti-terrorism investigation regarding activities at the residence at 4224 Escondito Circle, in the Prestancia development near Sarasota, Florida prior to 9/11/2001. The activities involve apparent visits to that address by some of the deceased 9/11 hijackers, the FBI’s PENTTBOM investigation is comprised of twenty-three (23) boxes of records.
The documents responsive to plaintiffs’ FOIA request, Bulldog 1
-81, were all compiled for law enforcement purposes. Section 552(b)(7)(C) exempts from disclosure “records or information compiled for law enforcement purposes, but only to the extent that the production of such law enforcement records or information ... (C) could reasonably be expected to constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.” In this case, the “[d]ocuments responsive to plaintiffs’ October 27, 2011 request related to the FBI’s investigation into the residence at 4224 Escondito Circle. This falls within the FBI’s performance of its mission to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats.” In invoking these privacy exemptions, the FBI identifies five subcategories of “names and/or identifying information” of: 

(1) FBI Special Agents and Support Personnel; 
(2) Third Parties of Investigative Interest (ICE, Bureau of Immigration Custom Enforcement);
(3) Third Parties Merely Mentioned; 
(4) Third Parties Who Provided Information to the FBI (Federal Confidential Informant); and 
(5) Local Law Enforcement (Sarasota Police Dept, Sarasota County Sheriff Dept.).
In assessing an individual’s privacy interest in preventing the disclosure of an FBI report containing his name, the District of Columbia Circuit observed, “[i]t is surely beyond dispute that ‘the mention of an individual’s name in a law enforcement file will engender comment and
speculation and carries a stigmatizing connotation, 
the appellate court stated: We have admonished repeatedly “that disclosing the identity of targets of law enforcement investigations can subject those identified to embarrassment and potentially more serious reputational harm,” and that “[o]ther persons involved in the investigation – witnesses, informants, and investigating agents – also have a substantial interest in seeing that their participation remains secret.” Third parties discussed in investigatory files may have a similarly strong interest in non-disclosure.

9/11 hijack terrorists Nawaf al-Hazmi and Khalid al-Mihdhar received assistance from various other individuals in the Muslim community in San Diego during the year 2000, including Anwar Al-Awalki. Several of their new friends were foreign students in their early 20's who worshiped at the Rabat Mosque in La Mesa. One of them, an Illegal Immigrant named Mohdar Abdullah, became particularly close to Hazmi and Mihdhar and helped them obtain driver's licenses and enroll in schools. When interviewed by the FBI after 9/11, Abdullah denied knowing about the operatives' terrorist plans. Before his recent deportation to Yemen, however, Abdullah allegedly made various claims to individuals incarcerated with him about having advance knowledge of the operatives' 9/11 mission, going so far as to tell one inmate that he had received instructions to pick up the operatives at Los Angeles International Airport, and had driven them from Los Angeles to San Diego. Abdullah and others in his circle appear to have held extremist sympathies. While in San Diego, Hazmi and Mihdhar also established a relationship with Anwar Aulaqi, an imam at the Rabat Mosque.
On the East Coast, in May and June 2000, the three al-Qaeda operatives from Hamburg who had succeeded in obtaining visas began arriving in the United States. Marwan al Shehhi arrived first, on May 29, 2000, at Newark Airport in New Jersey. Mohamed Atta arrived there five days later, on June 3. He and Shehhi had not yet decided where they would train. They directed inquiries to flight schools In New Hampshire and New Jersey, and, after spending about a month in New York City, visited the Airman Flight School In Norman, Oklahoma, where Zacarlas Moussaoul would enroll the following February. For some reason, Atta and Shehhi decided not to enroll there. Instead, they went to Venice, Florida, where Ziad Jarrah had already started his training at Florida Flight Training Center, having arrived in the United States on June 27. Atta and Shehhi enrolled in a different flight school, Huffman Aviation, and began training almost daily. In mid-August, Atta and Shehhi both passed the Private Pilot Airman test. Their instructors described Atta and Shehhi as aggressive and rude, and in a hurry to complete their training.

According to published news reports, ANWAR NASSER AULAQI aka ANWAR AL-AWLAKI, ABU ATI Q, date of birth April 22, 1971 was arrested in Yemen. FBI is requesting approval from Yemen authorities to interview AULAQI regarding his involvement in International Terrorism, to include his association with September 11, 2001 AL-QAEDA hijackers NAWAF AL-HAZMI, KHALID AL- MIHDHAR, HANI HANJOUR and unknown others; his overseas travel in the years 2000 and 2001; his association with San Diego individuals believed to be involved with International Terrorism* his involvement in fund raising in the United States for known terrorist organizations; and his involvement in criminal activity in an effort to support terrorist organizations.

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