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Latest Mubin Shaikh Stories

2006-07-17 11:21:04

By Cameron French TORONTO (Reuters) - A group of men alleged to be part of an al Qaeda-inspired terror cell are winding their way through Canada's court system in the first true test of Canada's anti-terror laws. Zakaria Amara -- believed to be one of the leaders of a suspected plot to attack Canadian landmarks -- was in court on Monday in the Toronto suburb of Brampton, where fifteen of the 17 suspects have been undergoing bail hearings. Two were already in custody on weapons...

2006-07-14 12:29:55

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - A well-known Toronto Muslim says he acted as a government spy to infiltrate a gang accused of plotting terror attacks in Canada, describing the group as "fruitcakes" who could have caused great damage. Mubin Shaikh told CBC television and two major newspapers that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) spy service had asked him last year to try to infiltrate the group of 17 men, who were arrested in early June. "I wanted to prevent...

2006-07-14 12:25:00

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - A well-known Toronto Muslim says he acted as a government spy to infiltrate a gang accused of plotting terror attacks in Canada, describing the group as "fruitcakes" who could have caused great damage. Mubin Shaikh told CBC television and two major newspapers that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) spy service had asked him last year to try to infiltrate the group of 17 men, who were arrested in early June. "I wanted to prevent the loss of...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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