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Britain jails nine for bomb plot, terror camp in PoK


February 10th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) A British court Thursday sentenced nine people, including one of Pakistani origin, for plotting to bomb the London Stock Exchange and build a terrorist training camp ... Read more...

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US arrests suspect in bomb plot


January 10th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly plotting to bomb sites in the US state of Florida.Sami Osmakac, arrested Saturday night, is a naturalized US ... Read more...

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‘Lone wolf’ terror plotter arrested in New York


November 21st, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 21 (IANS) A "lone wolf Al Qaeda sympathiser" who plotted to bomb police cars and postal facilities in Manhattan as also US soldiers was arrested as he ... Read more...

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US man held over Pentagon bomb plot


September 29th, 2011 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) A US man was arrested over plotting to blow up the Pentagon and the US Capitol with large explosives-laden remote-controlled aircraft.Rezwan Ferdaus, 26, of Ashland, Massachusetts, ... Read more...

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Plastic based deadly explosive used in Delhi blast


September 7th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Terrorists may have used hard-to-detect plastic-based explosive PETN in Wednesday's Delhi High Court blast -- the same substance used in the underwear bomb plot on ... Read more...

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AWOL solider indicted in Fort Hood bomb plot


August 10th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Waco, Texas, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A soldier has been indicted by a grand jury in connection with the attempted plot to bomb Fort Hood soldiers in Texas. The soldier is said ... Read more...

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Yemen-based Al Awlaki may succeed Osama


May 5th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) A Yemen-based Anwar al Awlaki is tipped to succeed Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden, who was killed earlier this week in Pakistan by US Navy ... Read more...

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Indonesian TV cameraman arrested in Good Friday bomb plot


April 23rd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian police arrested a cameraman for suspected involvement in the foiled Good Friday bomb attack on the outskirts of Jakarta, authorities said Saturday.The Jakarta Globe reported that ... Read more...

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Canadian Muslim charged with helping conspirers in 2009 New York bomb plot


March 16th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 16 (ANI): A federal court in Brooklyn has charged a Canadian Ferid Imam on 10 counts, including helping Najibullah Zazi and others travel to Pakistan for attaining terrorist training ... Read more...

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Alleged Texas jihad plot underscores lone wolf terrorist threat inside US


February 26th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.26 (ANI): American counter-terrorism officials seem to be now more concerned about the emergence of a lone wolf scenario - terrorists working to hit prescribed targets in an individual capacity, and ... Read more...

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Saudi student arrested in a plot to bomb George Bush’s home


February 25th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Saudi Arabian student has been arrested in the United States on suspicion of bomb plot.20-year-old Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari was arrested on Thursday by the FBI ... Read more...

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MI5 dismissed 7/7 ringleader as Jihadi ‘tourist’, inquest hears


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): British Intelligence outfit MI5 had dismissed the July 7 ringleader as a Jihadi 'tourist' when he had travelled to Pakistan in 2003 to attend a terrorist training camp, ... Read more...

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UK airports on alert over dummy bomb warnings


December 18th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): UK counter-terrorism officials have said that terror scouts are testing airport security amid fears that regional airports have been targeted for dummy bomb runs.According to the Guardian, counter-terrorist ... Read more...

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Sweden suicide bomber named his son Osama


December 14th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) The Britain-based suicide bomber who blew himself up in a terror attack in Sweden Saturday named his son Osama in honour of the Al Qaeda chief, a media ... Read more...

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21-year-old US man arrested in undercover ‘bomb plot’ sting operation


December 9th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9(ANI): A 21-year-old American construction worker was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as part of an undercover sting operation when he tried to detonate what he thought ... Read more...

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Yemen offered US ‘open door’ to attack Al Qaida: WikiLeaks


December 4th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Yemen secretly offered US troops unrestricted access to its territory to attack Al Qaida hideouts in the country, the US diplomatic cables leaked by whistleblower Wikileaks has ... Read more...

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Qaeda’s sarcastic new American mouthpiece


November 30th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.30 (ANI): U.S.-born radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki may rely on sermons to recruit jihadis, but his Yemen-based understudy, 24-year-old New York-raised Samir Khan, uses sarcasm and idiomatic English.As Khan himself ... Read more...

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Oregon mosque hit by arson after bomb plot


November 29th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Corvallis (Oregon, US), Nov.29 (ANI): Police in Corvallis, Oregon, have said that the fire at an Islamic centre was started intentionally.Though no one was injured in the incident, the blaze gutted one ... Read more...

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FBI thwarts terrorist bombing attempt at Portland holiday tree lighting


November 27th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
Portland (Oregon, US), Nov.27 (ANI): The FBI thwarted a bomb plot at the tree lighting ceremony at Pioneer Courthouse Square on Friday night.According to a report in The Oregonian, a Corvallis ... Read more...

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Air India Kanishka bomber apologies to victims’ families


November 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), Nov 19(ANI): Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only man convicted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing, has offered an apology to the families of the 329 victims of the bombing. ... Read more...

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Bin Laden appoints new commander to spearhead al Qaeda’s operations against West


November 13th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 13 (ANI): Osama Bin Laden has reportedly appointed a new commander, Saif al-Adel, to carry out al Qaeda's offensive operations against the West.Al-Adel or 'Sword of the Just,' the ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plans explosion in UK during Christmas


November 7th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Al Qaeda's chief bomb maker Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri is reportedly planting bombs in gift toys, which would be timed to explode once the toys are in stores for ... Read more...

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US sends drones to hunt for Al Qaeda in Yemen


November 7th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) The US has deployed drones to hunt down Al Qaeda militants in Yemen for the first time in years, said US officials.The use of unmanned spy plane ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda targets Christmas, plans to make toy bomb


November 7th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Al Qaeda's bomb makers are believed to be planting explosives in Christmas toys bound for Europe and the US that would be timed to explode once they are ... Read more...

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Saudis warned US before discovery of parcel bomb plot


November 6th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.6 (ANI): Saudi intelligence officials had warned the United States in early October that Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen was planning a terrorist attack using one or more aircraft, three weeks ... Read more...

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Osama, Al Qaeda guide Yemen plots from Pakistan


November 5th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the Yemen-based group linked to the US-bound parcel bombs, was believed to have been provided strategic and philosophical guidance from Osama ... Read more...

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Britain asks US to ban online hate videos


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Britain has asked the US to shut down all the websites containing videos with hate speeches of the leaders of Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups.Britain's Security Minister ... Read more...

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Pak airports on high terror alert following foiled Al-Qaeda parcel bomb plot


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 3(ANI): The Pakistan government has reportedly issued a 'high terror alert' at all international airports in the country after the alleged Al-Qaeda plot of parcel bombs on two United States-bound ... Read more...

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IATA calls for security revamp for air cargo


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Tuesday urged greater cooperation among security regulators to make air freights more secure.Just days after the interception of two U.S.-bound packages ... Read more...

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GOP praises Obama on handling of parcel bomb plot


November 1st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.1 (ANI): Republicans have praised the Obama administration's handling of the bomb plot uncovered late last week, but indicated that bipartisanship would have its limits.On CBS's "Face the Nation, ... Read more...

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‘Wedding gift is being delivered’ message foiled Al-Qaeda parcel bomb plot


November 1st, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1(ANI): The alleged Al-Qaeda plot of parcel bombs on two United States-bound flights was foiled when intelligence agencies decoded the terrorists' chilling message: "A wedding gift is being delivered."The ... Read more...

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Yemen plane bomb plot: Australia on cargo alert


October 31st, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 31 (ANI): Air transport authorities in Australia are on high alert following the discovery of two packages containing explosives on cargo planes bound for the US.The packages sent from Yemen ... Read more...

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Terror bombs were primed to bring down cargo planes in mid-air


October 31st, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 31 (ANI): British security and intelligence officials have claimed that the explosive packages found on US-bound aircraft in the UK and Dubai were meant to bring them down mid-air.Intelligence ... Read more...

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UPS planes searched after suspicious item found in London


October 29th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Authorities in New York, Philadelphia, Newark, New Jersey and several countries are examining devices sent from Yemen after investigators found a suspicious package aboard a UPS plane ... Read more...

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Authorities examining suspicious packages on UPS flights in several airports


October 29th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Authorities in New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and several countries are examining suspicious packages on several UPS flights in several U.S. airports. According to CNN, investigators found a ... Read more...

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