An Indonesian militant was jailed for 11 years on Wednesday for orchestrating a plot inspired by the Islamic State group to stage a suicide bomb attack on the presidential palace. Muhammad Nur Solikin, 27, and his wife Dian Yuli Novi...Show More Summary
A Houston-born man betrayed his country to become an Al Qaeda terrorist plotting to kill fellow Americans, prosecutors told a jury Tuesday.
Two men who had set up a bomb factory in a Paris bedsit have admitted planning terror attacks and been charged and kept in detention awaiting trial.
Bomb plots could be thwarted with the help of a portable system for detecting traces of high explosives using fluorescent polymer nanoparticles, developed by ASTAR. Coated on to paper, these polymers display an explosive-detection performance far more robust than previous materials with similar properties.
An Indonesian woman has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half years jail for her involvement in an Islamic State-inspired plot to carry out a suicide bomb attack on the presidential palace in Jakarta, her lawyer said Monday. Dian YuliaShow More Summary
JAKARTA (Reuters) - A Jakarta court has sentenced a female would-be suicide bomber to seven and a half years in prison, prosecutors and her lawyer said, the first time a woman has been convicted in Indonesia for planning such an att...
A federal judge has ordered a mental competency evaluation for a man accused of trying to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma City bank. U.S. … Click to Continue »
FYI, Indonesia is the most populous Muslim country, the country always first to be brought up when people argue that not all Islamic countries' citizens pose terror threats, and also not on the travel ban list. (Thanks to @nowhere_NH for...
An attorney for a man accused of trying to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma City bank has asked a federal judge to withdraw her … Click to Continue »
We now know a lot more about the airline bomb plot that was foiled in Sydney. The plan was to blow up an Etihad Sydney – Abu Dhabi flight. As usual much of the initial reporting was wrong. The story at the beginning was that the bomb...Show More Summary
A man claiming to be the common law husband of a woman convicted in a Pennsylvania bank robbery plot that killed a man forced to wear a collar bomb wants … Click to Continue »
Lebanese intelligence helped foil the plot to bomb an Abu Dhabi-bound flight from Australia, Lebanon’s interior minister said on Monday. Lebanese intelligence “uncovered an operation that was going to take place on an Emirati flight from Australia to Abu Dhabi, and it was going to be executed by a Lebanese national from the north” of Lebanon, Nohad Al Mashnouk […]
ABC, CBS, and NBC's evening newscasts on Monday all failed to cover the thwarted bombing of a Confederate monument in Houston, Texas. The Big Three networks led and concluded each program with full reports on the solar eclipse that crossed...Show More Summary
A 25-year old man who allegedly planned to blow up a Confederate statue in Houston, Texas has been arrested, authorities said Monday, as debate raged in the United States over what to do with the nation's Civil War-era symbols. Houston...Show More Summary
Lebanese officials said they helped foil a plot to blow up a plane with explosives inside a meat grinder and large Barbie doll.
The Houston FBI announced on Monday that they had arrested Andrew Schneck in connection with an incident in front of the General Richard Dowling Monument in Hermann Park two days before. Officials say a Houston park ranger caught Mr Schneck kneeling near the statue of the Confederate general on Saturday. Show More Summary
A Texas man previously convicted on explosives charges has been arrested in a new plot to bomb a Confederate memorial. Andrew Schneck was arrested Saturday night after a Houston park ranger spotted him hiding in some bushes near statue of Confederate officer Richard Dowling in Hermann Park,...
Lebanese intelligence helped foil a plot by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) to bring down an airliner with bombs hidden inside a Barbie doll and a meat grinder, the country’s interior minister said Monday. Nouhad Machnouk told reporters that Lebanese police intelligence stopped the...
Four Lebanese-Australian brothers plotted to bring down a flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi.