U.S. imams arrested, accused of helping Pakistani Taliban
The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for suicide attacks Friday that killed at least 80 people.
May 14th, 2011
10:36 AM ET

U.S. imams arrested, accused of helping Pakistani Taliban

Two South Florida imams and a third family member were arrested Saturday on charges of providing support to the Pakistani Taliban, the Justice Department said.

Three others in Pakistan also were indicted on the same charges.

The four-count indictment alleges that all six defendents conspired to provide material support to a conspiracy to kill, injure and kidnap people abroad, and that they provided support to the Pakistani Taliban.

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  1. RUFFNUTT

    death to the evil doer's

    May 14, 2011 at 10:42 am | Report abuse |
  2. Details

    Yeah, I wonder if these guys got a green card to get into the U.S.?
    If they did, it's a shame they missed out on that lottery.

    May 14, 2011 at 10:44 am | Report abuse |
  3. Joey

    NUKE ISLAM!

    May 14, 2011 at 10:48 am | Report abuse |
  4. Dan

    Execute them NOW!!!

    May 14, 2011 at 10:57 am | Report abuse |
    • i love you 2

      fap fap fap

      May 14, 2011 at 2:54 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Joey

    THAT JOEY COMMENT ABOVE IS NOT FROM ME!

    May 14, 2011 at 11:16 am | Report abuse |
  6. Cesar

    @Joey: We know. I think its the same asz/h@le that trolls me.

    May 14, 2011 at 11:25 am | Report abuse |
  7. Cesar

    *******Troll Alert: Low********

    May 14, 2011 at 11:27 am | Report abuse |
  8. Cesar

    I like how our country goes about its business. It arrests international criminals, regardless of the filthy Pakistinian govt. @Troll: You are a worthless, lonely, pathetic nothing. You have no life. LOSER. Keep trolling. Hahahahahaahahah

    May 14, 2011 at 11:34 am | Report abuse |
  9. banasy

    Imans are those that are extemely faithful to the Muslim religion. And given that there are four others indicted in Pakistan on the same charges in the same case, chances are they are foreign.

    May 14, 2011 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Joey

    I am off "to business," as some persons say in my city: any postings under "Joey" will have been written by Hagen, who will never have the gold.

    May 14, 2011 at 12:20 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Details

    Seriously, my green card comment above was somewhat tongue in cheek. But, how are these guys even allowed in the country? Is it because they are shielded under the guise of being Muslim holy men? They say the biggest threat now is these "home grown" terrorists. It makes me wonder, how many of these characters are living next door.....

    May 14, 2011 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • leeintulsa

      I'm tellin ya, the term 'home grown' refers to terrorists born here. American citizens. They can get their long forms if necessary.

      Obviously, criminals are born here. Their religion, or how they seek fame or power, is kind of irrelevant.

      May 14, 2011 at 12:41 pm | Report abuse |
  12. whitleyfan810

    Let them eat pork.

    May 14, 2011 at 12:23 pm | Report abuse |
  13. whitleyfan810

    Let them eat pork. That would teach them.

    May 14, 2011 at 12:24 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Details

    Joey, I'm not your troll or Hagen. But, why are you so obsessed with him. The Rhinemaidens killed that little backstabber a long, long time ago. And he didn't get the gold.

    May 14, 2011 at 12:24 pm | Report abuse |
  15. leeintulsa

    Look at this Qaedy in Yemen, the American – bin laden's num 3 or something.. The religion's certainly been here long enough for muslims to have been born here. Even mature extremist ones.

    It'll come out sooner or later. Mornin', banasy.

    May 14, 2011 at 12:29 pm | Report abuse |
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