Abu Zainab Denies Thailand Arrested Hizbullah Operative

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Thai authorities said Friday they had detained a Lebanese man with suspected links to Hizbullah, after the United States warned of a terrorist threat against tourists in the kingdom.

Hizbullah politburo member Ghaleb Abu Zainab denied the arrest.

"Foreign terrorists may be currently looking to conduct attacks against tourist areas in Bangkok in the near future," the U.S. embassy in Bangkok said in an emergency message posted on its website.

"U.S. citizens are urged to exercise caution when visiting public areas where large groups of Western tourists gather in Bangkok."

A Thai senior intelligence officer said that the kingdom had been informed before the New Year by Israel of a possible threat.

The suspect was detained Thursday while another man had already fled the country, he said.

Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung told Agence France Presse by telephone that the detained suspect was being questioned by the Thai authorities.

"We already have one suspect in custody for interrogation at a government building in Bangkok. He is a Hizbullah from Lebanon," he said.

"I want to assure people that there is nothing to worry about. The police will take care of the situation and everything will be under control."

"Israel was suspicious that these two men might be terrorists, so they gave information, including their names, to our police before the New Year," the senior intelligence officer said.

The suspect has denied involvement in any terrorist activities, he added.

"These two men entered Thailand a while ago but did not conduct any terrorist activity. I wonder why Israel was suspicious about them."

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra also told reporters that authorities in the kingdom had the current situation under control.

"I would like to tell our people and tourists that there is nothing to worry about," she said.

"These two men entered Thailand a while ago but did not conduct any terrorist activity. I wonder why Israel was suspicious about them."

Israel would not confirm or deny a role in the arrest.

"Israel does not comment on security issues," foreign ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor said.

Comments 29
Default-user-icon Lebanese in BKK (Guest) 13 January 2012, 14:07

I hope they rot in jail.

Default-user-icon Chatterbox (Guest) 13 January 2012, 14:18

Next..we'll have restrictions to visit the far east..It happened in the Gulf, restriction is already implemented in Europe and the US...Thank god we have Iran to visit freely...Thank you Hizb..Thank you

Default-user-icon mfawaz (Guest) 13 January 2012, 14:33

To use the very à propos quote from the inimitable mowaten "murderers and assassins, but always for the good cause!"

Default-user-icon johnny can't read nor think (Guest) 13 January 2012, 14:49

naharnet sensationalism again ?! ... Source Agence France Presse

Default-user-icon advice (Guest) 13 January 2012, 15:06

"These two men entered Thailand a while ago but did not conduct any terrorist activity. I wonder why Israel was suspicious about them."enough said. naharnet sensationalism again.

I am speechless and in awe at this idiot. First, read at the bottom of the article and can you see s-o-u-r-ce: agence france press?????? shu nahrnet sensationalism??? Second, "I wonder why Israel was suspicious about them.".....no duh????? You need to do some self-criticism.... I recommend suicide since it is is the best form of self-criticism!!!!!

Thumb thepatriot 13 January 2012, 15:24

oh come on sweaty-morta-cooki-Monster... you can find a better picture than this one!

Default-user-icon Mehdi (Guest) 13 January 2012, 15:24

Hizbullah politburo member Ghaleb Abu Zainab denied that a Hizbullah member was arrested in Thailand...

'nuff said, just like with the arrested terrorist Hizbullah members in Egypt and Iraq deny everything them confirm and condemn the arrest calling it a Zionist CIA plot.
At least we won't have to wait long for the confirmation, Hassan has a scheduled speech tomorrow where he can announce the saintly terrorist's real name and the grade of sainthood he hold.

Missing sergio 13 January 2012, 15:28

yet another haka badri, cookie are you made with white chocolate, milk or dark? based on history hardly anyone does a quick terrorism activities, look at 911 they have been living in the states for quite sometime before they commit terror

Missing allouchi 13 January 2012, 15:47

Who the h e l l is this Abou Zainab??? Hizb leaders are starting to sound like the PLO of old...abou this and abou that and ab-normal...what a joke and what a bunch of liars they are...look at this forum and you can see that mostly the HIZB-Christians Aounies are the only ones defending them blindly, amazing not even all Shiaa defend Hizb so blindly...will see how you act when your Aouwn switches sides and sides he will switch...

Default-user-icon Gabby (Guest) 13 January 2012, 16:04

The "resistance" is a fraud. They are killer terrorists. The Party of God....... my ass.

Default-user-icon Chiite No. 5 (Guest) 13 January 2012, 17:00

you are so blind if you saw shiite, and smelled its smell... if blind person saw shiite why that would be a miracle!

Thumb www.jabalamel.fanclub.com 13 January 2012, 17:42

the filthy ziono-americano-euro military industrial complex send stupid information to tailand and the idiots here believe what their masters are saying. they want to label our glorious resistance with false claims every chance they get. These two boys went to tailand for some fun because they like tailand girls. Now, it is an international nuclear crisis. Losers

Default-user-icon Zainab.. hi pappy (Guest) 13 January 2012, 17:43

- Hezbollah sources said the group knows nothing about the shooting of Samer Hanna. Sheikh Qabalan Accuses Israel in The Chopper Attack - Hezbollah not only admitted to murdering Samer Hanna, but they submitted a patsy to take the fall then pressured the judiciary to release him after a mock trial.

- Hezbollah denies it is involved Egypt - Nasrallah admitted that this was a lie.

- Hezbollah denied claims that it is involved in insurgency in Iraq - U.S. hands over Hezbollah prisoner to Iraq.

- Hezbollah denies involvement in Bahrain unrest - no no we only have advisers he said.

Is it me of is there a pattern forming...

Missing applesandoranges 13 January 2012, 18:43

@Jabalamel
So what's wrong with the Dahyeh girls? I hear they easily put out.

Default-user-icon Zainab bint Ghaleb (Guest) 13 January 2012, 18:56

applesandoranges, they can't distinguish them from the men which in jabalamel and boyfriend is a major selling point.

Thumb www.jabalamel.fanclub.com 13 January 2012, 18:58

the filthy zionist information war department ask stupid questions about dahiyeh girls as if this relevant to the political situation we speak about. Dahiyeh girls fyi are good girls who dont have intercourse until they get married and have warrior childrens.

Default-user-icon dahiyeh girl (Guest) 13 January 2012, 19:03

lol@fanclub

Default-user-icon the rest of the story (Guest) 13 January 2012, 19:12

Thank you jabalamel's boyfriend, you are correct warriors are great in war times.. during cease fires they are unemployable and have to kill, steal, deal drugs and use their skills to mug little old ladies, now you know the real reason crime is up in Lebanon.

Thumb www.jabalamel.fanclub.com 13 January 2012, 19:35

the filthy zionist information war department are now empolying zombies who speak about end of story which never begin. They are speaking false propaganda to tarnish the reputation of our girls because they are jealous of our girls and our resistance. losers....

Missing marie 13 January 2012, 19:51

it was jabalamel's cousin...

Default-user-icon Double Tap (Guest) 13 January 2012, 19:51

so your girls AND your resistance are losers... coming from you that's alarming, no wonder you spend so much time here.

Thumb shab 13 January 2012, 21:06

Hang them

Thumb Chupachups 14 January 2012, 03:15

O_o Lollzzzzzzzzzz

Default-user-icon LebnenehOhh (Guest) 14 January 2012, 05:01

@ those trying to use 911 as an example...

Even the yanks now know it was an inside job yet you sheep still beleive it was saudis...

People need to stop following ANYONE blindly and when they hear something, sit back do some research with your God given brain and come to a conclusion if its right or wrong.

Default-user-icon lebanese - Thai (Guest) 14 January 2012, 07:00

Name: Hussein Atris ( Nabatia - dual nationality: swedish - lebanese )

Default-user-icon lebanese in bangkok (Guest) 14 January 2012, 07:08

i hope lebanese living and working in thailand dont get effected from this stupid act..... where is the lebanese government? how do they protect their citizen in thailand? we dont even have an embassy or counsil. Mansour (FM) stop looking for moussa sadr ( i guess he is in heaven already)...please start look after your citizens in Thailand. i hope a lebanese official or professional reads this article and act accordingly.

Thumb thepatriot 14 January 2012, 10:19

@cookie
But I liked cookie monster... when I was 5 ... seems to me that you're the one with childhood traumas ya sweatydellamonster... :)

Thumb thepatriot 14 January 2012, 10:28

@aragon
loooooool

Thumb slash 14 January 2012, 11:55

@the patriot : be happy man he is not replying by :"me eat cookie" at least ;)