Friday, December 16, 2005

IRAQI POLL OFFICE ATTACKED IN STOCKHOLM

In the news: Kista petrol bomb claimed by "al-Qaeda" group.

Early on Thursday, a Molotov cocktail was thrown at a voting station in the Stockholm suburb of Kista hours before people across Iraq turned out to choose the first four-year term parliament since the downfall of former dictator Saddam Hussein in 2003. (TheLocal.se, 12/16/05.)


Go to Pajamas Media for more news on the election in Iraq.

More news: More details emerge on arrest of "bin Laden's man in Sweden".

According to the Czech daily Mlada Fronta Dnes the man is Oussamma Kassir, a 39-year-old Lebanese man who emigrated to Sweden as a teenager in 1984. He's now wanted by the FBI for terrorist offences. The US authorities say he's suspected of trying to set up an al-Qaeda terrorist camp in the U.S. state of Oregon in 2002. (Radio.cz, 12/14/05.)


Related: My post, OUSSAMA KASSIR: TERRORIST LINK TO SWEDEN.