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July 3, 2005 | Rone Tempest, Times Staff Writer
As Shabbir Ahmed sits in the county jail on immigration charges connected to an FBI terrorism investigation, federal officials are at a loss to explain how a man who publicly demonstrated his rage against the United States and advocated violence against the U.S.-backed regime in Pakistan could slip so easily through the State Department visa system. In October 2001, after U.S.
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July 3, 2005 | Rone Tempest, Times Staff Writer
As Shabbir Ahmed sits in the county jail on immigration charges connected to an FBI terrorism investigation, federal officials are at a loss to explain how a man who publicly demonstrated his rage against the United States and advocated violence against the U.S.-backed regime in Pakistan could slip so easily through the State Department visa system. In October 2001, after U.S.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Lodi Muslim Mosque has fired a religious leader who has been accused by U.S. government officials of speaking out against the United States and supporting Osama bin Laden in the wake of the September 2001 terrorist attacks. Shabbir Ahmed is one of two imams detained on immigration charges as part of an FBI investigation into alleged terror activities in Lodi's Islamic community. One imam's son also faces deportation to Pakistan. A father and son, both U.S.
NEWS
November 25, 2001
This is a list of names added to the total of confirmed dead in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. There are no new names this week from the attack on the Pentagon. The list, released since Nov. 16, updates accountings that have appeared in The Times each Sunday since Sept. 11. The number of those unaccounted for, according to Defense Department and New York City officials, has dropped and is now believed to be about 1,400. Shabbir Ahmed Joseph P. Anchundia Jean A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 8, 2006 | Rone Tempest, Times Staff Writer
In a 2004 visit to a clandestine camp in Pakistan, Umer Hayat said he witnessed nearly 1,000 terrorist trainees -- masked like "ninja turtles" -- slashing curved swords at dummies with images of President Bush, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and former Secretary of State Colin Powell. In a videotaped interrogation by FBI agents shown in federal court Tuesday, Hayat said trainees at the camp allegedly attended by his son also practiced pole vaulting "like 50 feet" so they could leap rivers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 23, 2005 | Rone Tempest, Times Staff Writer
A federal grand jury Thursday indicted a 23-year-old Lodi man on charges that he materially supported terrorism against the United States by attending a training camp in Pakistan in 2003 and 2004. Announced here by U.S. Atty. McGregor W.
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May 28, 2006 | Mark Arax
Before the wins and losses are tallied up and the war on terror goes down in the books as either wisdom or folly, it might be recalled what took place this spring on the 13th floor of the federal courthouse in Sacramento. There, in a perfectly dignified room, in front of prosecutors, defense attorneys and judge, a tall, gaunt man named James Wedick Jr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 2005 | Ann M. Simmons, Times Staff Writer
An immigration judge denied bail to a Pakistani cleric Tuesday after U.S. law enforcement officials accused him of planning to set up a terrorism camp in Lodi to train followers to attack Americans. Describing him as a potential threat to society, Judge Anthony Murry ruled that Shabbir Ahmed, 39, the former imam of a Lodi mosque, should remain in the Sacramento County jail, where he is being held on charges of overstaying his visa and in connection with an FBI terrorism investigation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 23, 2006 | Rone Tempest, Times Staff Writer
In the summer of 2002, a clean-cut Pakistani man driving a shiny white Dodge Durango suddenly appeared in a Muslim neighborhood of Lodi, the San Joaquin Valley grape farming center an hour's drive south of the state capital.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 2005 | Lee Romney and Ann M. Simmons, Times Staff Writers
A Pakistani cleric being held on immigration charges agreed Monday to be deported a week after U.S. law enforcement officials said he was plotting to set up a radical religious school in Lodi to train potential terrorists to attack Americans. Shabbir Ahmed, 39, the former imam of a mosque in the San Joaquin Valley, was being detained for overstaying his three-year religious workers visa, not on terrorism-related charges. He was ordered "removed to Pakistan" by Immigration Judge Anthony S.
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July 16, 2005 | Maria L. La Ganga and Rone Tempest, Times Staff Writers
An Islamic religious leader and his son, who were arrested during the investigation of possible terrorist activity in Lodi, Calif., agreed Friday to be deported in exchange for the government dropping charges that the two men misrepresented themselves when entering the country. Imam Mohammad Adil Khan, 47, and his son Mohammad Hassan Adil, 19, conceded in federal Immigration Court that they overstayed their religious worker visas.
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