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Wednesday, February 14, 2007
American Jihadi Sought Second Wife, Penned PoemsMore on Daniel Maldonado, aka Daniel Aljughaifi, is an American who is accused of joining al Qaeda and traveling to Somalia to take part in Islamist activities.
According to a listing on MuslimMatch.com (INTELWIRE mirror), Aljughaifi was searching for a second wife.
Listing Salem, N.H., as his home, and using the name "dmsalafi," Aljughaifi said he was looking for "a saudi sister,verry pious,18-30,kind,shy,sweet,wears hijab and can deal with poligamy" (all typos in original).
Aljughaifi's profile, last updated more than a year and a half ago, said he was planning to work as a computer technician in Saudi Arabia.
A poster on IslamicNetwork.com, who appears to be Aljughaifi's wife, was not especially happy with Aljughaifi's efforts to add a spouse. According to the post:
it was written there is no changing that fact. Allah made polygeny Halal and no one can change it.
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Under the same dmsalafi handle, a poster who appears to be Aljughaifi posted poetry on the IslamicNetwork message board. A selection is excerpted below:
stuck in an ocean of tears
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