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A Moroccan national was arrested on Monday for planning to bomb a U.S. university and federal building. On the basis of multiple conversations recorded by the FBI, it was learned that the man had sought to avoid deportation by means of deliberate fraud and falsified claims of persecution in his home country. Show More Summary
El Mehdi Semlali Fathi, a 27-year-old former U.S. student, was arrested by the FBI Monday after allegedly speaking on recorded conversations about a desire to bomb a school and a federal building.
A Moroccan national living in Bridgeport, Conn. was arrested Monday after allegedly plotting to bomb a university and federal building using a remote-controlled toy airplane. A complaint charges El Mehdi Semlali Fathi with making a series of false statements in an asylum claim. Show More Summary
The defense for a a young Somali-American man, who was convicted of trying to bomb a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Oregon, after being targeted and arrested in an FBI sting operation, has requested that a court vacate...Show More Summary
You may not like Daylight Saving Time, but now you can't say that it's completely useless. In fact, it could've been what foiled a terrorist plot. The Daily Mirror reported that police thought that an Irish bomber probably blew himself up because he forgot to set his clock forward an hour while planting a bomb. Show More Summary
A Merseyside-based Neo-Nazi who plotted to blow up two mosques with nail-bombs has been branded 'evil' by a judge. Ian Charles Forman, 42, of Wirral, was found guilty of plotting to explode bombs filled with nails and ball-bearings at the Penny Lane Mosque and Wirral Islamic Centre. Show More Summary
Saajid Badat is a British Islamist who was sentenced to 13 years in prison for plotting to blow up an aircraft with a shoe bomb. Saajid Badat said that he had been instructed at a terrorist training camp in … Continue reading ?
The three are charged with conspiring to acquire firearms, pipe bombs, and thermite grenades.
The FBI arrested Georgia militiamen attempting to buy pipe bombs and thermite. The federal agents stated during a court hearing on Friday that the men had a sophisticated terror plot aimed at taking down the power grid and water treatment plants. Show More Summary
The Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen that launched the Christmas Day bombing attempt in 2009 and the explosives-laden cargo plot in 2010 is behind Wednesday’s warning to airlines around the world that terrorists could be developing new ways to smuggle “shoe bombs” and other deadly...
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba – A long-held Saudi captive pleaded guilty Thursday to terror charges for serving as a personal shopper and facilitator for al-Qaida militants plotting suicide bombings of ships in the Arabian Sea. Under the plea deal, Ahmad al Darbi, 39, could go home to Saudi Arabia after sentencing in August 2017 […]
The U.S. government has warned airlines to pay particular attention to the possibility of terrorists attempting to hide explosives in shoes. The officials stressed there is no specific threat or known plot. Intelligence collected by the United States and other countries has indicated terror groups have been working on new shoe-bomb designs, the sources said. […]
A Dominican immigrant and religious convert to Islam has pleaded guilty to a terrorism charge, after being accused of building homemade bombs to wage holy war in New York City. Jose Pimentel, 29, was promised a sentence of 16 years in...Show More Summary
Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis claims responsibility for Sinai bomb plot and threatens more strikes against economic targets.
Government evidence against a man at the heart of a suicide bomb plot designed to explode at a Kansas airport will be shielded from the public. U.S District Judge Monti Belot, who is overseeing the case, decided to approve the prosecution’s request. Show More Summary
Israeli agents caught on early to the alleged plot to detonate suicide bombs at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv and a Jerusalem convention center. The three Palestinians accused of planning the attacks are said to have been reeled in by the main organizer via the internet. Show More Summary
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian security officials on Thursday cast doubt on Israel's claim that it broke up an al-Qaida plot to bomb the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, alleging Israel concocted the story to bolster its position in peace talks.
(JERUSALEM) — Israel on Wednesday said it had foiled an “advanced” al-Qaeda plan to carry out a suicide bombing on the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv and bomb other targets, in what analysts said was the first time the global terror network’s leadership has been directly involved in plotting an attack inside Israel. Show More Summary
Israeli security services have arrested three men they say were in the “initial stages” of an al Qaeda-linked plot to bomb the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv as well as the International Convention Center in Jerusalem, according to Israeli news reports. The three men were...