SALIH S. CHARGED IN GERMANY WITH TERROR
German prosecutors said, on Monday 08/23/2010, they have charged a man identified only as Salih S., with membership in a group that plotted to attack USA targets in the European country (see - Ramstein Plot).
Prosecutors announced Monday Salih S., 28, was charged, on 08/12/2010, with supporting a terrorist organization and membership in a terrorist organization.
They say the German citizen is alleged to be a member of the radical Islamic Jihad Union –IJU and a member of the ‘Sauerland Cell' formed by Dr Yehia Yousif.
Salih S. allegedly trained at a terrorist camp in Pakistan. He was first arrested in 11/2008 in Turkey but bailed in 02/2009. Salih S. was re-arrested in June, extradited and arrived in Germany in 07/2010.
Salih S. is accused of procuring GPS devices, night vision goggles and other items for Adem Yilmaz.
A German Islamic radical held by American forces in Afghanistan has revealed details of planned terror attacks in Germany and other European countries, Der Spiegel weekly reported on Saturday 09/04/2010.
The USA believes that the detainee, a 36-year-old from Hamburg,
is a “major source” of information on future attacks, the news magazine reported. According to the Der Spiegel, the detainee, identified only as Ahmad S.
, a German from Afghan descent, was part of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan -IMU
. He travelled to Peshawar in Pakistan in 03/2009 before heading to the Afghan border.
Ahmad s. often drove the father of Mounir el Motassadeq to jail visits with Motassadeq who was sentenced in 2007 to 15 years. Like Motassadeq, Ahmad S. also worked at the Hamburg airport, where he did cleaning work on aircraft. He was acquainted also with another Islamist from Hamburg, the German-Syrian Rami M. (see -Rami's Cell).
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