Thursday, December 31, 2009

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Attended Islamic School in Houston

Umar Farouk Abdullmutallab, the Christmas Day Bomber, or Underwear Bomber, attended an Islamic school in Houston, Texas for two weeks in August 2008. The school had a satellite school in Detroit. In other news, a Nigerian official says Abdulmutallab purchased his ticket from a KLM office in Accra, Ghana - not Nigeria. See a video below.

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab

From the Los Angeles Times:
HOUSTON (AP) — The man accused of trying to bring down a Detroit-bound U.S. airliner on Christmas Day spent two weeks in Houston last year attending a seminar conducted by a Web-based Islamic education center.

Waleed Basyouni is the vice president of the AlMaghrib (ahl-MAHG'-rihb) Institute. He says Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (OO'-mahr fah-ROOK' ahb-DOOL'-moo-TAH'-lahb) registered online in April 2008, then attended a two-week program hosted by the institute in Houston in August 2008.

He says school records show Abdulmutallab identified himself as a 21-year-old Nigerian student at University College London and the London School of Economics who was studying mechanical engineering and business finance.

Basyouni says the institute is working with the authorities on the case.
From Zimbio.

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (video)

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 Obama's Pre-Christmas Security Briefing: Authorities Lie About Second Man Detained

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