News Ticker >
[ February 22, 2020 ]

Jihad-Rep Ilhan Omar Blames the Jews After Marriage to Her Brother is Confirmed

[ February 22, 2020 ]

Harvard Professor arrested by the FBI

[ February 22, 2020 ]

President Trump’s New Director of National Intelligence Ordered To “CLEAN HOUSE”

[ February 22, 2020 ]

Michael Bloomberg Confirms He Used Prison Labor To Make 2020 Campaign Calls

[ February 22, 2020 ]

Kansas City: Armed Forces trainee converts to Islam, plots jihad massacre at military base

[ February 22, 2020 ]

CNNazis: Don Lemon uses Holocaust poem to describe loyalties to Trump

[ February 22, 2020 ]

‘I Lived In Soviet Russia When Bernie Sanders Visited, And He’s A Communist Dupe’

[ February 22, 2020 ]

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary accused of “racism” for saying terrorists are ‘generally Muslim men’

[ February 22, 2020 ]

Counter Terrorism DHS Whistle blower on Obama Admin Phil Haney Found Dead

[ February 22, 2020 ]

UK high school textbook links 9/11 Islamic attacks to the Jews

UK: Muslim plotted to use driverless car in Islamic terrorist massacre

23

While the jihad force repudiates and despises Western education, they have see no hypocrisy in using the West’s latest science and technology to pursue their barbaric goals. The translation, for example, of Boko Haram is “Western education is bad – haram – off limits, un-Islamic.

The Islamic State has urged the faithful to use vehicles to slaughter …. us. New York jihadi, Sayfullo Saipov,  who ran down a sidewalk full of New Yorkers on Halloween:

ISIS began aggressively promoting vehicle attacks a year ago with detailed instructions in its online magazine Rumiyah…..

The article encourages assailants to use the biggest, heaviest vehicle they can obtain, and aim for the largest crowd they can find. The assailants are instructed to keep driving as long as possible, but if they can’t continue, then the driver should get out and use a “secondary weapon,” like a gun or a knife, to attack people on foot.

“An appropriate way should be determined for announcing one’s allegiance” to ISIS, the group adds. It suggests writing a note with statements like, “The Islamic State will remain.”

Saipov wrote, “The Islamic State will endure forever.” He also had knives and two “imitation guns” in the truck, according to police.

So, after supposedly seeking sanctuary in the West, he decided to blow them up. When will those in power begin to question the real intentions of those seeking entry?

Islamic State supporter Farhad Salah plotted to use driverless car in terror attack

Farhad Salah was arrested during police raids carried out amid fears of a Christmas terror plot.

Farhad Salah will be sentenced later this month

An Islamic State (IS) supporter who was arrested amid fears of a Christmas terror plot has been found guilty of planning an attack using a remote-controlled explosive and a driverless car.

Farhad Salah, 24, was convicted at Sheffield Crown Court after jurors heard that he messaged a contact on social media about using an autonomous vehicle to deliver a potentially deadly device.

Writing on Facebook, the Iraqi told them he also wanted to find someone who could help him travel to Syria, with the court told how he was a supporter of IS.

Salah’s bedroom at the Fatima Community Centre in Sheffield

He appeared in court with a co-defendant, Chesterfield chip shop owner Andy Star, 32, who was charged with the same offence – marking the second time the pair had been tried on these charges.

By the end of the first trial last year, a jury failed to reach verdicts on either of them.

This time round, Judge Paul Watson told Mr Star, also from Iraq, that he should not face a second retrial and a not guilty verdict was recorded, although he will remain in detention on immigration matters.

But Salah will be sentenced on 24 July, with the five-week trial having heard how he and Mr Star were in the early stages of testing small explosive devices when they were arrested during raids on their homes in December 2017.

The operation was carried out in the months after the Manchester Arena explosion and terror attacks on Westminster and London Bridge, with police fearful of a Christmas plot.

While Salah was so early in his planning stages that detectives never identified where he might be targeting, counter-terror police maintained that he was a “very real risk to the safety of the public in the UK”.

Black powder that was found at the Fatima Community Centre in Sheffield where Farhad Salah lived
Image: Black powder that was found at the community centre where Salah lived

Opening the case, prosecutor Anne Whyte QC told the jury: “The intention was to manufacture a device which would be placed in a vehicle but controlled remotely so that no-one had to martyr themselves in the process.”

The raids on Mr Star’s Mermaid Fish Bar in Chesterfield and the Fatima Community Centre in Sheffield came three years after Salah arrived at Heathrow and applied for asylum.

His co-defendant – who always insisted that gunpowder and other items found in his flat above the chip shop were all connected to his long-standing interest in fireworks – had previously been arrested in 2008 on suspicion of being an illegal immigrant and later admitted he had arrived in the country by lorry.

Mr Star was eventually granted refugee status, with “indefinite leave to remain” in February 2016.

Image: Salah was not said to be close to carrying out his plan

Salah, of Brunswick Road, Sheffield, had not had his asylum request decided upon at the time of his arrest.

He was found guilty on a majority of 10 to 2 after the jury deliberated for almost three days at the end of the five-week trial, and he showed no emotion as he was led from the dock.

Following the verdict, Salah was branded “a very real risk to the safety of our communities” who was “preparing for acts that may have resulted in loss of life”.

Detective Chief Superintendent Martin Snowden, head of Counter Terrorism Policing North East, said: “Salah clearly had an extremist mindset and communication from him indicates that he saw his situation as critical.

“He claimed he was a terrorist, who would be judged by God.

“While our investigation did not establish the target of a potential attack, Salah posed a very real risk to the safety of our communities. We’re grateful we were able to disrupt his plans before he’d identified an opportunity to see them through.”

The Truth Must be Told

Your contribution supports independent journalism

Please take a moment to consider this. Now, more than ever, people are reading Geller Report for news they won't get anywhere else. But advertising revenues have all but disappeared. Google Adsense is the online advertising monopoly and they have banned us. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have blocked and shadow-banned our accounts. But we won't put up a paywall. Because never has the free world needed independent journalism more.

Everyone who reads our reporting knows the Geller Report covers the news the media won't. We cannot do our ground-breaking report without your support. We must continue to report on the global jihad and the left's war on freedom. Our readers’ contributions make that possible.

Geller Report's independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our work is critical in the fight for freedom and because it is your fight, too.

Please contribute to our ground-breaking work here.


Make a monthly commitment to support The Geller Report – choose the option that suits you best.

Contribute Monthly - Choose One

Have a tip we should know? Your anonymity is NEVER compromised. Email tips@thegellerreport.com

Pin It on Pinterest