Saturday, January 14, 2012

Thailand: Hezbollah operative arrested on tip from Israel

One has been arrested, but the alert of imminent jihad is taken very seriously.  The fact that it is Israel providing the information will be lost on those who want nothing more than to hate Israel.

Thailand, as you know has been suffering from jihad and the attendant deaths for a while now, seeing that Hezbollah is moving about should come as no surprise.  But since the Obama administration refuses to admit that Islamic doctrine and ideology is the problem, the steady creep of Islam and sharia will continue.

From the Guardian January 13 by Haroon Siddique

Thailand arrests Hezbollah suspect after terror tipoff

Police in Thailand are questioning a suspected Hezbollah member, with the development coming as the US embassy warned American nationals of the threat of a terrorist attack in the country.

The suspected Hezbollah member, a Lebanese man, was arrested on Thursday after a tipoff from Israel about a potential attack in Bangkok, the Thai deputy prime minister, Chalerm Yoobamrung said, adding that police had stepped up security.

Chalerm told Reuters: "A Lebanese suspect from the Hezbollah group has been taken into custody by Thai officials and police are investigating further.

"Following concern raised by the Israeli embassy about a possible attack by a group of Lebanese terrorists in Bangkok, Thai police officials have been co-ordinating with Israeli officials since before the new year."

He said the authorities had been following two Lebanese men, but did not say what had happened to the other, and also suggested that Thailand had no strong evidence linking the men to a planned attack.

"Technically, the two men have not committed any crimes under the Thai law, so we could only use the immigration law to keep this one suspect in custody," he said.

On Friday, the US embassy issued an emergency message warning that "foreign terrorists may be currently looking to conduct attacks against tourist areas in Bangkok...

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