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Terrorists 'seek Muslim converts' in the Philippines

Al Qaeda-linked terrorists are recruiting Muslim converts in the Philippines through a network of charities, according to security officials and an intelligence report obtained by The Associated Press. One of the charities was founded by Mohammad Jamal Khalifa, brother-in-law of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Converts to Islam in the predominantly Roman Catholic country of the Philippines are valuable because they know the lay of the land and can tap into local information and have contacts and access, the authorities said. Full Story

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