Abid Naseer, 29, was arrested in a thwarted bombing plot in Manchester, England
By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pakistani man was sentenced by a U.S. judge to 40 years in prison on Tuesday for plotting to bomb a shopping center in England, as part of an al Qaeda plan to carry out attacks in Europe and the United States. Show More Summary
An Al Qaeda operative convicted of plotting to blow up a shopping mall in England was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison.
Mr. Naseer, a member of Al Qaeda, was arrested in 2009 after a scheme involving a car bombing at a shopping center in Manchester, England, and a coordinated attack on the New York subway system.
By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pakistani man was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Tuesday for plotting to bomb a shopping center in England as part of an al Qaeda plan for attacks in Europe and the United States. Abid Naseer, 29, had faced up to life in prison following his conviction by a U.S. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pakistani man is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday after a U.S. jury convicted him of plotting to bomb a shopping center in England as part of an al Qaeda plan for attacks in Europe and the United States.
The V-3 “supergun” was meant to win the war for Germany. In 1943, for the first time since World War II began, Hitler was on the back foot. Allied bombs were devastating German cities and the Fuhrer was rattled. His proposed V-3 cannon would be the biggest gun the world had seen. Read more...
ISIL's brutality knows no limits: the terrorist group seems to have committed all imaginable atrocities. Its latest cruel plot was meant to bomb Shiite pilgrims in Iraq by scattering booby-trapped toys along their pilgrimage route.
When a Brooklyn man pleaded guilty to plotting to join Islamic State and to bomb Coney Island, it drew little attention outside of New York City despite the spectacular image his confession conjured of a fiery blast ripping through a seaside amusement park. It was, after all, one of hundreds of...
What to do about the so-called Islamic State? Post-Paris, blogger Bill Blankschaen says he knows. "ISIS needs the gospel -- and a good bombing," he writes at Faith Walkers.[T]o those who shed man’s blood -- or who plot to do so -- justice...Show More Summary
Eric McDavid, a 26-year-old, nonviolent anarchist activist, was sentenced to 20 years in prison after a paid FBI informant promised to have sex with him if he'd help her bomb some unspecified targets in Northern California. She provided the money, transport, a cabin HQ (filled with hidden CCTVs), and the bomb recipe. Show More Summary
ISIS: Sharm el-Sheikh Soda-Can Bomb Plot Originally Targeted Western Airliner.
In Pakistan, headline-grabbing terrorism cases usually involve Islamist militant accused of plotting suicide bombings, assassinations or attacks on government or military installations. But now Pakistan’s Anti-Terrorism Act is being used against a pilot accused of being drunk while trying to land a passenger jet. Show More Summary
Female suicide bombers detained before attempting to smuggle explosives onto plane before 2014 Winter Olympics, Russian official says
In the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, many shows have postponed or replaced episodes this week that have terrorism storylines. But the main plot of ABC’s Quantico is a terrorist bombing at Grand Central Station in New York City and the flashback of the events leading up to that day. Show More Summary
“The network had originally slated the Supergirl episode ‘How Does She Do It?’ for Monday night. However, the plot for the hour revolves around ‘a series of bombings’ that strike National City. This will now be replaced with a Thanksgiving-pegged episode.”
The FBI says two white supremacists in Virginia tried to buy weapons from an undercover agent so they could carry out mass shootings and bombings at black churches and synagogues. Authorities say Robert C. Doyle, 34, and Ronald B. Chaney III, 33—whom Buzzfeed identifies as belonging to a white...
FBI Arrest White Virginia Men For Planning To Bomb Black Churches The FBI has arrested two men they say were plotting to bomb Black churches in order to start a “race war” according to NBC 12 reports: Robert Doyle and
According to the FBI, Robert Doyle, Ronald Beasley Chaney, and Charles Halderman got tired of waiting on the coming race war and decided to set things off themselves. The trio was arrested November 8 for planning all sorts of mayhem....Show More Summary