Sleeper Cell


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Sleeper Cell

A group that lives in society and conducts no activities until it receives an order or otherwise decides to take action. A sleeper cell is associated with clandestine operations, such as espionage and terrorism.
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The FX channel described Sleeper Cell as the first American drama to feature a Muslim as the lead heroic character.
An edge-of-your-seat action thriller, Sleeper Cell first aired on Showtime network in 2005 and was met with critical praise and accolades.
Kumar plays an army officer, Virat Bakshi, who stumbles upon terrorist sleeper cells in Mumbai during his annual vacation.
Public Security Chief Major-General Tariq Al Hassan earlier announced the sleeper cell belonged to the notorious Iranian militant group Jaish Al Imam (Army of Imam).
Information revealed that the sleeper cell received training on blowing up buildings and killing people and was due to arrive in Iran for intensive training and to meet cleric Assad Qaseer to get a fatwa on jihad declared by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Kaminei in his speech.
LOS ANGELES, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Showtime Networks has ordered a new, eight-hour television event based upon last year's Golden Golden(R)-nominated miniseries, SLEEPER CELL, it was announced today by Robert Greenblatt, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc.
Using the service, which is scheduled to be launched in late January, consumers will be able to download episodes from groundbreaking Showtime Original Series such as Weeds, The L Word, Sleeper Cell and more from the Web - and play them on their home PC, or transfer to a portable player for viewing on the go.
THE ANTI- TERRORIST Squad ( ATS) of Gujarat Police on Thursday night arrested one Syed Hashim Uzman alias Manjoor Azad ( 40), a suspected sleeper cell and a close associate of Mohammad Izhar Khan, an alleged terrorist who was killed in an encounter, from his Lucknow residence.
INFORMER They have informed on people known to have associated with Emwazi and his al-Qaeda sleeper cell "The London Boys".
If successful, the alleged sleeper cell operation would encircle the Syrian army in the Barada region.
Baghdad braces for 'Zero Hour' sleeper cell strike A.
Public Security Chief Major General Tariq Al Hassan earlier announced the sleeper cell belonged to the notorious Iranian militant group Jaish Al Imam (Army of Imam).