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July 28, 2009

Seven Indicted in NC for Terror Plot

It's never over, folks.

Yesterday, six U.S. citizens and an LPR were arrested for plotting terrorist "jihad" in Israel and Kosovo. The FBI had been tracking them for three years.

Indicted were: Daniel Patrick Boyd, 39; Hysen Sherifi, 24; Anes Subasic, 33; Zakariya Boyd, 20; Dylan Boyd, 22; Mohammad Omar Aly Hassan, 22; and Ziyad Yaghi, 21.

All are charged with conspiring to provide support to terrorists and conspiring to murder, kidnap, maim and injure persons abroad.

The charges are related to allegations that they helped raise money and provide training for terrorism operations in Tel Aviv, Israel.

It sounds like they made serveral trips overseas for the purpose of "violent jihad" but either weren't prepared or pussed out. The press release from FBI-Charlotte is here with many more details.

And for some color, check out this report from MSNBC which says that in 1991 Daniel Boyd railed against his punishment for robbing a bank: "This isn't an Islamic court. It's a court of infidels!"


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