April 08, 2007

Muslim Women......

Behavior at Love Field refocus FBI attention on women

By REBECCA LOPEZ / WFAA-TV

DALLAS - With one already considered 'dangerous' by the United States government, two women became the center of more critical attention after their alleged actions at Dallas Love Field caught the interest of the FBI and Dallas Police Department.

Sources said in February, Kimberly "Asma" Al-Homsi, 42, and Aisha Abdul-Rahman Hamad, 50, allegedly scoped out Dallas Love Field in a manner classic of surveying an area.

Al-Homsi was already under surveillance and is on the government's no fly list since being involved in a road rage incident back in December of 2005. Officials said during the incident she held up an inert grenade and threatened another driver. Garland's bomb squad reported they later found ammunition in her car.

"I saw a car parked along this fence here; and there was a young lady sitting looking through the fence at the control tower in that vicinity using binoculars," he said.

Hamilton, who heads the Frontiers of Flight Museum, said police told him previously to be on the lookout for two suspicious women wearing fatigues and scouting runways.

"When she got off the car, I noticed that she did have fatigues on and matched the description of what police had mentioned to us a week or so before," he said.

Sources told News 8 the women were not only spotted outside the airport, but they were also seen inside the terminal pacing distances in what they said appeared to be typical surveillance techniques. However, the women said they were simply going to the flight museum and then watching planes take off. They deny they were surveying the airport.

"There were a lot of people parked outside," Hamad said. "One man was taking pictures of planes taking off."

As the women were driving away from the airport in a red Honda, an officer pulled them over. Police issued one of the women a citation for failing to change her address on her driver's license and having no front license plate.