Follow us on...
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Watch us on YouTube
Register
Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    Sinner's Swing! graeme's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.27.03
    Age
    10
    Location
    Dusseldorf, Germany.
    Posts
    3,946
    Favorite VH Album

    They're all shit
    Last Online

    11.19.17 @ 09:41 AM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 34 Times in 20 Posts

    Default Al Qaeda in Germany. Oh goody.

    Seems that the train station and airport in my city of Düsseldorf have lots of heavily armed police wandering around - I wasn't sure why. Somehow, I missed this on the news, but the authorities seem to be taking it quite seriously.


    From thelocal.de (English news in Germany)

    Islamist suspects detained amid tightened Oktoberfest security
    Published: 28 Sep 09 11:00 CET
    Online: http://www.thelocal.de/national/20090928-22203.html

    Munich authorities on Monday tightened security checks at Oktoberfest and detained two suspected Islamists just days after terrorist threats led them to declare airspace above the festival a no-fly zone this weekend.

    Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann said on Monday that extra security and traffic checks had been erected around the entire festival grounds, known as the Wiesn, daily Süddeutsche Zeitung reported.

    A ministry spokesperson told the paper the situation remained “highly sensitive,” and that the original team of 300 police officers manning the festival had been significantly increased.

    According to the paper, increased security began on Sunday with bag checks, and increased video surveillance.

    Herrmann stressed that the checks were “precautionary measures,” and there has been no concrete threat – despite there being two of four recent terrorist videos from al Qaida and the Taliban which specifically mention the Bavarian capital. The videos threatened Germans with terrorist attacks unless they elected a government on Sunday that would withdraw the nation’s troops from Afghanistan.

    Meanwhile Munich police announced on Monday morning that they had arrested two suspected Islamists in connection with the videos. Both suspects allegedly had contact with al Qaida member Bekkay Harrach – who threatened Germany in one of the videos, police said.

    The two men, who come from the Middle East, will be held until after the festival ends, they said.

    On Thursday Oktoberfest revellers had a fright and hundreds called police when a promotional plane flew over the crowd at low altitude.

    The no-fly zone order is in effect until Oktoberfest ends on October 4. At least 6 million beer-drinking revellers are expected to attend the festival.

    Festival organisers reported some 100,000 more visitors to Oktoberfest than last year’s 3.3 million guests – which they attributed in part to fine autumn weather.

    The Local (news@thelocal.de)
    A man could lose himself in a country like this.

    My blog at http://tollins.blogspot.de/

  2. #2
    Good Enough brownnation's Avatar
    Join Date
    12.27.08
    Posts
    1,543
    Last Online

    02.18.16 @ 03:10 PM
    Likes
    33
    Liked 144 Times in 51 Posts

    Default

    Great, just as they were starting to get over the last Jew-hating disaster, Germany has to deal with this.

  3. #3
    Sinner's Swing! Bullwinkle's Avatar
    Join Date
    03.08.07
    Location
    698 Sycamore Road, San Pueblo, CA
    Posts
    2,789
    Favorite VH Album

    Sound Magazine
    Favorite VH Song

    I Think I Love You
    Last Online

    06.07.15 @ 10:30 AM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 2 Times in 1 Post

    Default

    Didn't Mohammed Atta go to school in Germany?
    Seems like they've been there for a while.

    Maybe we could Al Qaeda to fight the skinheads and kill two birds with one stone.







    Don't read this.

  4. #4
    Master Bluesman Elwood P.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    01.11.02
    Location
    1060 W. Addison, Chicago
    Posts
    6,043
    Favorite VH Album

    ADKOT
    Favorite VH Song

    Soul Kitchen
    Last Online

    12.15.17 @ 10:51 AM
    Likes
    1,761
    Liked 1,083 Times in 725 Posts


    Premium Member

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by graeme View Post
    At least 6 million beer-drinking revellers are expected to attend the festival.
    Have a few Cold ones for for me.

    And stay safe.
    "I'm the opposite of Bill Cosby. Diamond Dave always gets your approval." (DLR)

    "Kids, just say NO to marriage". (Al Bundy)

    Rawhide in "A"

    OAA

  5. #5
    Atomic Punk LLFHS's Avatar
    Join Date
    03.08.04
    Location
    Secret Witness Protection Location
    Posts
    31,731
    Favorite VH Album

    Anything Mike played on
    Favorite VH Song

    Anything Mike played on
    Last Online

    07.30.17 @ 08:59 PM
    Likes
    34
    Liked 60 Times in 35 Posts


    Donor

    Default

    Das Qaeda?
    LowLifeFlatHeadScum

    [sigpic][/sigpic]


    Your Hacked Nude Photo Here!

  6. #6
    Atomic Punk WinterlessIceness's Avatar
    Join Date
    09.03.03
    Age
    32
    Location
    Newcastle, Great North of England
    Posts
    10,095
    Last Online

    07.05.17 @ 10:26 AM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts


    Donor

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by LLFHS View Post
    Das Qaeda?
    Allah Sieg Heil, more like.

  7. #7
    Atomic Punk
    Join Date
    12.25.01
    Age
    53
    Location
    Carmel, Ca
    Posts
    7,954
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    You\'re Kidding,right?
    Last Online

    05.31.14 @ 08:17 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Bullwinkle View Post
    Didn't Mohammed Atta go to school in Germany?
    Seems like they've been there for a while.

    Maybe we could Al Qaeda to fight the skinheads and kill two birds with one stone.
    The 9/11 attacks were planned and carried out by members of the Hamburg cell:

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...2002Sep10.html

    They also have links to another attack:

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1203113/posts
    "Nothing is ever what it seems but everything is exactly what it is." - B. Banzai


    My Blog:

    http://axxman300tool.blogspot.com/

    http://www.myspace.com/axxman300

  8. #8
    Sinner's Swing! graeme's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.27.03
    Age
    10
    Location
    Dusseldorf, Germany.
    Posts
    3,946
    Favorite VH Album

    They're all shit
    Last Online

    11.19.17 @ 09:41 AM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 34 Times in 20 Posts

    Default

    I actually went to the train station today. Lots and lots of police. And guns.

    They are obviously taking these video threats seriously.

    Fuck it though. I grew up in the UK when the IRA were having their jollies.

    At least suicide bombers get themselves killed too. Stupid muppets.
    A man could lose himself in a country like this.

    My blog at http://tollins.blogspot.de/

  9. #9
    Good Enough wombattt's Avatar
    Join Date
    06.12.04
    Posts
    1,787
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    Constantly Changes
    Last Online

    05.23.17 @ 01:16 PM
    Likes
    271
    Liked 200 Times in 123 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Axxman300 View Post
    The 9/11 attacks were planned and carried out by members of the Hamburg cell:
    Yep, and the lead terrorist (Ata) had been there for years.
    "Always hopeful, yet discontent,
    He knows changes aren't permanent
    But change is!"

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Van Halen's Unchained in Germany. Lipsync and all
    By Hurricane Halen in forum Van Halen On The Tube
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11.25.08, 02:16 PM
  2. Germany Drops Pursuit of CIA Kidnappers
    By voivod in forum VH Fans Meeting Place (Non-Music)
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10.12.07, 11:29 AM
  3. 2006 Germany World Cup Football (Soccer) Thread
    By WinterlessIceness in forum Play Ball!
    Replies: 397
    Last Post: 10.06.06, 02:54 AM
  4. Collin Powell on Germany, France and Belgium
    By el_jalepeno in forum VH Fans Meeting Place (Non-Music)
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02.12.03, 03:47 PM
  5. school shooting in germany
    By JMJ in forum VH Fans Meeting Place (Non-Music)
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04.26.02, 11:20 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •