Daphne, Alabama Department of Transportation Engineer Shafik Hammani (photo on left) the father of Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab terrorist Omar Hammani will only confirm relationship.
DAPHNE, Ala. -- Shafik Hammani of Daphne told the Press-Register today that he is the father of the man who goes by the name Abu Mansour al-Amriki identified by Fox News as a terror suspect to face indictment in Mobile, Ala. but he would comment no further on the matter. Alabama Department of Transportation Engineer Shafik Hammami, father of reported terror suspect Abu Mansour.
The father of the man who grew up as Omar Hammami is still a resident of Daphne and works as a transportation engineer with the Alabama Department of Transportation in Mobile. The elder Hammami also serves as president of the president of the Islamic Society of Mobile and heads the Al-Iman Academy (translated as "The Faith Academy") on East Drive in Mobile.
The academy educates about 70 students yearly and is the only Muslim K-12 school in the region. The school is tucked between residential houses in a quiet neighborhood near the University of South Alabama. At the Hammami family home, a woman, identifying herself as Omar Hammami's mother, answered the door today. She also declined comment.
Hammami family home in Daphne, Ala., is pictured in this Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, photo click here. A Daphne-raised man who now goes by the name Abu Mansour al-Amriki but who was born Omar Hammami has been identified by Fox News as a possible al-Qaeda-linked terror suspect.
University of South Alabama officials today told the Press-Register that reported terror suspect Abu Mansour al-Amriki known during his Alabama days as Omar Hammami of Daphne, Ala. was a student at USA from the fall of 2001 to the end of fall 2002. A computer science major, he was considered a sophomore when he left, a USA spokesman said.
Friday, September 04, 2009, Al Qaeda-Linked Al-Shabaab American Terrorist Unveiled as Omar Hammami, 25, from Daphine Al, Charges Await Him in U.S.
The FBI in Mobile and Washington declined to comment for this article, referring questions to the U.S. Attorney's office in Mobile, which could not be reached.
Abu Mansour Al-Amriki appears in May 2008 al-Shabaab recruiting video posted on Al-shabaab website www.kataaib.net hosted in Vancouver WA. Abu Mansour Al-Amriki appears in the May 2008 al-Shabaab video, he is in the passenger seat of the SUV at 3:22 into the video seen with his scruffy beard and hair pulled back in a pony tail, he also appears to do some of the voice over.
See my youtube post May 19, 2008, SOMALIA AL-SHABAAB IS AL-QAEDA THEIR WEBSITE WWW.KATAAIB.NET IN VANCOUVER WA MUST BE SHUT DOWN, PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR BILL WARNER, CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO. Abu Mansour Al-Amriki appears in the above video (at 3:22) which was posted on the al-Shabaab recruiting website www.kataaib.net hosted in Vancouver WA.
Now, eight years later, Omar Hammami is professing to launch attacks himself and calling on others to join the fight, as terror-related charges await him at home in Alabama, FOX News has learned exclusively. The Al-Shabaab's Abu Mansour al-Amriki or "The American" is Omar Hammami from Daphine Al and has become one of the most recognizable and outspoken voices of terrorist propaganda.