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Pakistani bomb-maker scoured New York for targets (Second Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) A Pakistani bomb-maker, who was involved in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways, has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb-maker eyed multiple targets in New York (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) The Pakistani bomb-maker involved in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda handler in ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb plotter eyed multiple targets in New York


April 18th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) The admitted Pakistani bomb-maker in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda handler in ... 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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Bosnian man pleads not guilty in New York subway plot


August 7th, 2010 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 7 (DPA) An immigrant from Bosnia-Herzegovina Friday pleaded not guilty to charges that he planned to bomb a New York subway. Adis Medunjanin was arraigned before a Federal Court in ... Read more...

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New York subway bomb plot hatched in Pakistan: US (Lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 8 (IANS) Veteran Al Qaeda terrorist leaders in Pakistan directed and managed a foiled 2009 suicide bomb plot to attack New York's subways and a related terror plot ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda leaders in Pakistan directed 2009 New York subway plot


July 8th, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 8 (IANS) Veteran Al Qaeda terrorist leaders in Pakistan directed and managed a foiled 2009 plot to attack New York's subway system and also planned to strike the ... Read more...

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More synergy developing between Al Qaeda and LeT, says US


July 1st, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 1 (IANS) A top US military official sees greater synergy between terrorist groups with the Al Qaeda leadership living in Pakistan and the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the ... Read more...

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‘Taliban’s suicide-bomb trainer tutored NYK bombing suspect’


May 6th, 2010 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Times Square bombing's Pakistan-born suspect Faisal Shahzad received instruction from the Pakistan Taliban's suicide-bomb trainer, the Wall Street Journal reported citing a senior Pakistani official If verified the ... Read more...

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Times Square case: Ex-American envoy underscores foreign connection in growing Pak threat


May 5th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 5 (ANI): The arrest of Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad for his role in the foiled Times Square bombing, has once again underscored the growing prominence of Pakistan as the ... Read more...

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UK Al Qaeda commander planned July 7-style attack on New York subway


April 26th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.26 (ANI): An Al Qaeda commander is said to have made an attempt to replicate a July 7, 2005 type attack on the New York subway system.According to The Telegraph, ... Read more...

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New York subway bombing plot was hatched in Pakistan


April 24th, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 24 (IANS) The failed plot to bomb three New York City subways in September 2009 was hatched by two senior Al Qaeda leaders in the tribal areas of ... Read more...

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Zarein Ahmedzay pleads guilty in connection with al-Qaeda New York subway plot


April 24th, 2010 - 3:18 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – A New York man pleaded guilty on Friday to terrorism violations for his role in the al-Qaeda plot to bomb the New York subway system in 2009, ... Read more...

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NYC Terror Suspect Submits Guilty Plea


April 24th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the men who were arrested in the attempted attack on New York's subway system has plead guilty to conspiracy to use weapons of destruction and providing ... Read more...

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Al-Qaida suspect arrested in Pak reveals chilling details of New York subway terror plot


April 12th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 12(ANI): An Al-Qaida terror suspect arrested in Pakistan has revealed details about the foiled plot to blow up New York's busiest subways last year.According to reports, the unidentified ... Read more...

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‘Tools more powerful than Facebook helped nab Headley’


January 4th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) Top-flight technology more sophisticated than Facebook and Google helped stop David Headley, charged with plotting 26/11 attacks, from carrying out more strikes, according to a top US ... Read more...

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Pak students arrested in UK part of ‘very significant international terror plot’: Report


November 25th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.25 (ANI): Twelve Pakistani students, who were arrested earlier this year for planning attacks on Easter shoppers across Britain, are believed to have links with Al-Qaeda and suspected to be a ... Read more...

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Arrested NY bombing plot terror suspect traveled to Pakistan in 2008


October 10th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.10 (ANI): Investigations being carried out into the massive Al-Qaeda backed bombing plot has revealed that Najibullah Zazi, the airport shuttle bus driver arrested earlier, had traveled to Pakistan with ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda suspect planned to bomb New York trains on 9/11 anniversary


September 26th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep. 26 (ANI): A Colorado man had allegedly planned to bomb New York's commuter trains on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks, it has emerged.Prosecutors told a judge in ... Read more...

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Makeshift, fly-by-night terror camps thriving in Pak under official tutelage: Report


September 26th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.26 (ANI): While the Pakistan Army's all out operation against the Taliban and other extremist groups in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) has forced the militants to retreat, it ... Read more...

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Afghan man indicted in US bombing conspiracy


September 25th, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (DPA) A federal court in New York has indicted an Afghan man on charges of conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction in the US, the Justice Department said ... Read more...

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Colorado terror suspect had a bomb guide


September 21st, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): A Colorado-based terror suspect, Najibullah Zazi, was according to court papers released Sunday, trained to make and handle bombs.During a search in New York, agents found a laptop ... Read more...

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Three terror suspects arrested in US


September 21st, 2009 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (DPA) The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) officials have arrested three terror suspects - a father and son in Colorado and a man in New York, according to ... Read more...

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FBI finds details of sensitive NY sites on al-Qaeda suspect’s computer


September 20th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 20 (ANI): FBI has found details of New York City sports stadiums and city's Fashion Week sites on the computer of a man who was being quizzed in connection ... Read more...

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Colorado terror suspect admits to having ties with Al Qaeda


September 19th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Colorado (US), Sep.19 (ANI): A Colorado man under FBI investigation for his alleged role in a New York subway terror plot has admitted to having ties to Al Qaeda and is in ... Read more...

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Terror suspect admits Al Qaeda connection: Report


September 19th, 2009 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (DPA) A suspect in an alleged terrorist plot in New York has told investigators he has ties to Al Qaeda and could plead guilty, US media quoted unnamed sources ... Read more...

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FBI raids home of suspect Afghan terrorist with links to Pak


September 17th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Colorado (US), Sep.17 (ANI): Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents scoured the Colorado home of an Afghan national - Najibullah Zazi - who has traveled to Pakistan and is linked to an ... Read more...

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23 Taliban fighters killed in Afghanistan


June 24th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 24 (Xinhua) Afghan troops killed 23 Taliban fighters in Uruzgan province, a senior military commander said Wednesday. "Acting upon intelligence report, Afghan troops backed by the US-led Coalition forces ... Read more...

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