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Moroccan Pleads Guilty in US Capitol Bomb Plot

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A Moroccan man accused of attempting a suicide bomb attack on the U.S. Capitol earlier this year has pleaded guilty and faces up to 30 years in prison. Amine El Khalifi, an illegal immigrant living in the eastern U.S. state of Virginia, entered the guilty plea in a federal court in the state Friday as […]

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US Court Orders Continued Detention for Moroccan Accused in Capitol Plot

Posted February 22nd, 2012 at 5:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. court has ordered the continued detention of a Moroccan-born man arrested last week on suspicion of plotting a suicide bomb attack on the U.S. Capitol, the seat of Congress. In a brief session Wednesday, the court in Alexandria, Virginia, ruled that 29-year-old Amine El Khalifi should remain in custody pending a grand jury’s […]

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Terror Suspect Arrested in Washington

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal authorities say they have arrested a man near the U.S. Capitol building who they say was seeking to carry out a terrorist attack. Law enforcement officials say the suspect, a 29-year-old Moroccan, had sought to use what he thought were explosives in an attack on the Capitol. They say the explosives had been […]

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Terror Suspect Arrested in Washington

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal authorities say they have arrested a man near the U.S. Capitol building who they say was seeking to carry out a terrorist attack. Law enforcement officials say the suspect, a 29-year-old Moroccan, had sought to use what he thought were explosives in an attack on the Capitol. They say the explosives had been […]

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Person Arrested in Washington As Part of FBI Probe

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal authorities say they have arrested a person near the U.S. Capitol building who they say was seeking to carry out a terrorist attack. Officials say the suspect had sought to use what he thought were explosives in an attack on the Capitol. Law enforcement authorities say the explosives had been “rendered inoperable by […]

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Person Arrested in Washington As Part of FBI Probe

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal authorities say a person has been arrested in the area of the U.S. Capitol building as part of a “lengthy and extensive operation” with the FBI. The U.S. Capitol Police said the individual had been “closely and carefully monitored” during the operation. It said the public and members of the congressional community were […]

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