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1 year 11 months ago

Canada terror suspect is a Tunisian citizen

MONTREAL (AP) - The Tunisian Embassy says one of two men accused of plotting to derail a train in Canada is a Tunisian citizen. The embassy said Thursday that 30-year-old Chiheb Esseghaier came to Quebec in August 2008 and is registered at the Consulate of Tunisia in Montreal. Esseghaier, along...

3 years 8 months ago

Government concerned about exploding implants

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. government is warning airlines that some terrorists are considering surgically implanting explosives into humans to carry out attacks. There is no intelligence pointing to a specific plot, but the U.S. has shared this information with executives at domestic and international carriers. The Transportation Security...

4 years 2 months ago

Suicide bomber kills 35 in Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) - There's been no claim of responsibility for today's deadly explosion at a Moscow airport terminal, which left 35 people dead. Investigators say it was apparently carried out by a suicide bomber. In the past, Chechen militants have taken responsibility for terror attacks in Moscow, including a...

4 years 5 months ago

Attacks on U.S. from Yemen thwarted

WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities on three continents thwarted multiple terrorist attacks aimed at the United States from Yemen on Friday, seizing two explosive packages addressed to Chicago-area synagogues and packed aboard cargo jets. The plot triggered worldwide fears that al-Qaida was launching a major new terror campaign. President Barack...

4 years 8 months ago

NYC subway plot was al-Qaida conspiracy

Federal prosecutors say the failed plot to set off bombs in the New York subway last year was part of a larger al-Qaida conspiracy that also targeted England. In a terrorism indictment unsealed Wednesday, prosecutors added several al-Qaida figures to the case, including Adnan Shukrijumah, an FBI most-wanted terrorist....

4 years 9 months ago

Five Americans convicted in Pakistan

SARGODHA, Pakistan (AP) - A Pakistani court has convicted five young American men on terror charges and sentenced them each to 10 years in prison. The five Muslims from the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., were arrested in December. Prosecutors say e-mail records and witness statements prove they had...

5 years 3 weeks ago

No-fly list nearly doubles since attack

An intelligence official says the government has nearly doubled the number of people on the no-fly list since the attempted Christmas Day attack near Detroit. The official says that in the two months since a Nigerian man tried to blow up a Detroit-bound airplane, the government's list of suspected terrorists...

5 years 2 months ago

Obama: al-Qaida link to Christmas terror suspect

President Barack Obama is blaming an al-Qaida affiliate for a botched Christmas Day terrorist attack on an international flight bound for Detroit. In his weekly radio and Internet address today, Obama described the path through Yemen of 23-year-old suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab. Obama says it appears that during his time...

5 years 6 months ago

Aurora terror suspect admits to terror ties

NBC (Denver)-- NBC reports Najibullah Zazi has admitted to ties to al-Qaeda and has admitted attending a terror training camp in Pakistan. NBC says Najibullah Zazi denies planning to stage attacks in the United States. This comes as Zazi continued his third day of FBI questioning, Friday. FBI agents...

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