Thirteen years ago the Islamic Society of Sarasota and Bradenton, Inc (ISSB) was first established as a part of The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). It was later separated to lead Islam in both Sarasota and Manatee counties independently. The Islamic Society of Sarasota and Bradenton has been housed in what would be described a "Florida Shotgun House" with a single window air conditioner and a tent out back for 'larger" meetings.
The estimated cost of the new "Mega Mosque" at 4350 N. Lockwood Ridge Rd in Sarasota Fl is set at $2,600,000.00, so how does one go from the "Florida Shotgun House" to the new "Mega Mosque" with the gold dome out back and who supplies the cash ?
Mega Mosque Going up in Sarasota Fl Near Site of 9/11 Hijackers Training. 9/11 terror pilots Mohamed Atta and Marwan al-Shehhi lived on Laurel Rd in Nokomis Fl for about 9 months they trained at flight schools and shopped and dined in nearby Venice and in Sarasota Fl. Mohamed Atta began flight training on July 7, 2000 and continued training nearly every day. By the end of July 2000, both Atta and al-Shehhi did solo flights. Atta earned his private pilot certificate in September 2000, and then he and Shehhi decided to switch flight schools, both terrorists enrolled at Jones Aviation at the SRQ airport in Sarasota FL which is near the new "Mega Mosque" on N. Lockwood Ridge Rd
9/11 pilot Ziad Jarrah, June 27, 2000, Jarrah came to the U.S. for the first time, arriving at Newark International Airport. He then traveled to Venice Florida, where he enrolled full-time at the Florida Flight Training Center (FFTC) in Venice FL. FFTC is just down the road from Huffman Aviation, a flight school where Mohamed Atta and Marwan Alshehhi began training.
ZIAD JARRAH VENICE FL RESIDENCES; 4841 Pompano, Venice, FL. (June 2000 to September 2000) 400 Base Street, #221, Venice, Florida (November 2000), September 19, 2001 1001 Center Road, Venice, Florida, Airport Ave. 150, Venice, FL (June 2000-February 2001) 106 Falls of Venice, Venice, FL; (941)940-3771. Law Enforcement Sensitive.
Imam Muneer Arafat was also linked to the Masjid Al-Ihsaan Mosque at 977 Fulton St Brooklyn New York for a period of time in 2005 and then again in 2007.
TAMPA – The trial of Sami Al-Arian and his three co-defendants got lively when Muneer Arafat took the stand and offered a pithy sound bite for why he broke from Al-Arian and his supporters in 1988. “They are sending their kids to Duke University and Yale University from Tampa while they are sending someone else’s kids to do a suicide bombing.”
Sarasota Imam Muneer Arafat says convicted terrorist Sami Al-Arian tried to recruit him into a faction of Palestinian Islamic Jihad in 1988 but he was already a PIJ terror member with the Tamimi faction. Muneer Arafat also lied about being a US citizen, was the roomate of an al-Qaeda terrorist, Ziyad Khaleel aka Ziyad Sadaqa, solicitated funds for terror organizations and worked for the FBI as a paid confidential informant on a international stolen car scam, a very busy boy.
Muneer Arafat, 47, said he had spent months and months talking to a Sarasota suspect in another case (stolen car scam shipped to Middle East) at the request of the FBI, which collected much of the evidence in the Al-Arian case, Muneer Arafat was paid $35,000 by the FBI.
Federal Bureau of Prisons results for Sarasota Imam Muneer K. Arafat, prisoner number 28523-044, not currently in custody, arrest date 11/27/02 Sarasota Fl (see his photo above), “Arafat said he once was deported for overstaying his visa but never was charged with any crime for lying on the voting application.” he said he twice registered to vote in St. Louis, once under his real name and once under a false name. He said he did not vote. So how did he get back into the USA ?
MUNEER KAZEM ARAFAT 28523-044 44 White M DOB 5/10/1963 NOT IN BOP CUSTODY http://www.bop.gov/iloc2/LocateInmate.jsp Federal Bureau of Prisons inmate loacter website.
Ziyad Khaleel, also known as Khalil Ziyad, Ziyad Sadaqa, and Ziyad Abdulrahman, was a Palestinian-American al-Qaeda member, based in the United States, primarily in Colorado, Florida, Michigan and Missouri. He had been identified as a “procurement agent” for Osama bin Laden, arranging the purchase and delivery of “computers, satellite telephones, and covert surveillance equipment” for the leadership of al-Qaeda,as well as administering a number of radical Islamic websites as webmaster, including the website of the terrorist group Hamas.
The FBI investigated Anwar al-Awlaki, later linked to three of the 9/11 hijackers, the Fort Hood shooter, and the Christmas Day 2009 bomber, beginning in June 1999 through March 2000, after it learned he had been contacted by Ziyad Khaleel in Colorado.
Ziyad Khaleel was/is a terrorist and he was communicating with agents of Osama Bin Laden from at least 1996 in Columbia MO and purchased communication equipment, (satellite phone) for Osama bin Laden which was used to co-ordinate the two 1998 US Embassy bombings in Africa, hundreds were killed. During this time period 1996 to 1998, future Sarasota Imam (in 2000) Muneer Arafat was in the same apartment were phone calls, e-mails and faxes are coming in from agents of Osama bin Laden planning mass bombings in Africa. …. see St Louis Dispatch article about Ziyad Khaleel aka Ziyad Sadaqa and roommate of Sarasota Imam Muneer Arafat, above
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