M. Star: Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman redux
"UAE explosives experts who collected and examined samples found a dent on the starboard side above the water line and remains of home-made explosives on the hull,
Probably the tanker had encountered a terrorist attack from a boat loaded with explosives,"
Abdullah Azzam Brigades is a name of convenience rather than an actual organisation. Their stated aim is the release of Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman, a controversial blind Muslim cleric, from a US jail for his part in the 1993 World Trade Center attack.