Thursday November 1, 2012
Local server shuts down al-Qaeda’s online library after being alerted
PETALING JAYA: Al-Qaeda's “official” website was registered at an address in Kuala Lumpur.
Tawhed.net said to be the largest terrorist website in the world was shut down at 4pm yesterday after The Star alerted the local server.
But that won't be the end of the portal: counter terrorism experts say it is al-Qaeda's strategy to have its websites and forums hosted in one country and move to another when detected.
Tawhed.net described in a United States Military Academy report as “al-Qaeda's main online library” contained a message from Ayman Al Zawahiri, al-Qaeda's current leader following the death of Osama bin Laden, and featured interviews with detained terrorist suspects.
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