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List: Islamic Terror Attacks against USA before 9/11

Posted by FactReal on September 11, 2012

Here are just some examples:
1979 Iran Hostage Crisis: Islamic militants seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, and held 52 Americans hostage for 444 days. (Nov 4, 1979 to Jan 20, 1981)
1983 Bombing of US Embassy, Beirut, Lebanon. (April 18, 1983)
1983 Bombing of US Marine barracks, Beirut, Lebanon. (Oct 23, 1983)
1983 Bombing of US Embassy, Kuwait. (Dec 12, 1983)
1984 Kidnapping,torture, and murder of Political Officer/CIA Station Chief William F. Buckley, Beirut, Lebanon. Buckley died after 15 months of being tortured by the Islamic militants. (Mar 16, 1984 to Jun 3, 1985)
1984 Bombing of restaurant near US Air Force base in Torrejon, Spain. (Apr 12, 1984)
1984 Bombing of US Embassy annex, Beirut. (Sept 20, 1984)
1984 Hijacking of Kuwait Airlines Flight 221, diverted to Tehran: Two American passengers were murdered. (Dec 3, 1984)
1985 Hijacking of TWA Flight 847, diverted to Beirut. An American hostage was killed and dumped on the airport tarmac. (June 14, 1985)
1985 Hijacking of cruise ship Achille Lauro. A wheelchair-bound American is thrown overboard & killed. More than 700 people were taken hostage. (Oct 7, 1985)
1985 Bombing of Vienna and Rome airports. Five Americans were among the dead. (Dec 27, 1985)
1986 Bombing of La Belle disco, Berlin frequented by US servicemen. (April 5, 1986)
1988 Kidnapping, torture, and murder of US Marine Corps Lt Col William Higgins who was serving with the UN peacekeeping team in Lebanon. (Feb 17, 1988)
1988 Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Hundreds were murdered. (Dec 21, 1988)
1992 Bombing of hotel in Aden, Yemen. Their target: U.S. Marines. (Dec 29, 1992)
1993 First bombing World Trade Center, New York City. 7 killed and 1,042 wounded. (Feb 26, 1993)
1993 Foiled NY Landmarks plot by Omar Abdel Rahman to blow up the Holland and Lincoln tunnels and other New York City landmarks.
1993 Attempted Assassination of President Bush Sr. during visit to Kuwait (April 14, 1993)
1993 Black Hawk Down: US helicopters were shot down in Mogadishu, Somalia, during Operation Restore Hope. (Oct 3-4, 1993)
1994 Plot to assassinate President Clinton during visit to the Philippines.
1995 Failed Project Bojinka by Ramzi Yousef to blow up a dozen US airliners over the Pacific. (end in Jan 1995)
1995 Bombing US military headquarters, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Nov 13, 1995)
1996 Bombing Khobar Towers, Saudi Arabia, housing U.S. military personnel. (Jun 25, 1996)
1998 Bombing U.S. Nairobi Embassy, Kenya, Africa. (Aug 7, 1998)
1998 Bombing U.S. Dar es Salaam Embassy, Tanzania, Africa. (Aug 7, 1998)
1999 Foiled LAX Millennium plot by Ahmed Ressam to bomb Los Angeles International Airport. Ressam was arrested at US Canadian border.
2000 Failed USS The Sullivans bombing that was refueling in the port of Aden, Yemen. (Jan 3, 2000)
2000 Bombing USS Cole in the port of Aden, Yemen, 17 U.S. Navy sailors murdered. The USS Cole was not engaged in any combat during this period. (Oct 12, 2000)
2000 Bombing plaza Ferguson across the US Embassy, Manila, Philippines. Four other locations were bombed in Manila that day. (Dec 30, 2000)
2001 9/11 attacks: World Trade Center, Flight 93, Pentagon, almost 3,000 people were murdered. (Sept 11, 2001)
Islamics attack us because they want us to submit to Islam. According to Islamic scholarship the world is divided in two:

1) The House of Islam (dar al-Islam): nations submitted to Islamic rule.
2) The House of War (dar al-harb): nations that have not submitted to Islam, so it is incumbent on dar al-Islam to make war upon dar al-harb until all nations submit to the will of Allah and accept Sharia law!


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