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- Created: September 1, 2008
Three men arrested in Britain in connection with threats made on the al-Ekhlaas jihadist forum were charged on August 28, 2008, with terror offenses. Under the banner of “al-Qaeda Organization in Britain”, postings were made by the online identity, “umar rabie”, threatening suicide bombings on British political targets. The three individuals, all from Blackburn in Lancashire, England were arrested on August 14 as suspects related to these threats. Read More While Abbas Iqbal and Ilyas Iqbal were charged with possession and dissemination of terrorist publications, Kanmi was also charged with soliciting murder and for claiming to belong to al-Qaeda.