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British Police Arrest 4 More in Terror Plot

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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British police have arrested four more men in connection with a major terrorism operation linked to Pakistan. The four men were arrested in their Birmingham homes Tuesday on suspicion of raising funds to finance terrorism and traveling to Pakistan to be trained as terrorists. The men are between 19 and 24 years of age. Police […]

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Four US Men Arrested in Alleged Terror, Ricin Plot

Posted November 1st, 2011 at 9:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department says four men have been arrested for an alleged plot to buy explosives and produce the deadly toxin ricin to attack citizens and the government. In a statement, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia said two of the men sought to buy explosives and a silencer, while the […]

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Four US Men Arrested in Alleged Terror, Ricin Plot

Posted November 1st, 2011 at 9:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department says four men have been arrested for an alleged plot to buy explosives and produce the deadly toxin ricin to attack citizens and the government. In a statement, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia said two of the men sought to buy explosives and a silencer, while the […]

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Respected Religious Leader Killed in Dagestan

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 7:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Unknown gunmen have killed a well-known religious leader in Dagestan, Russia’s restive Caucasus region. A local news agency says Sirajutdin Khuriksky was shot to death Thursday in his courtyard in a village in the Tabasaransky district. It says the region’s President Magomedsalam Magomedov condemned the killing and sent his condolences to Khuriksky’s family, friends and […]

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Massachussetts Man Goes on Trial on Charges of Supporting Al-Qaida

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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An American man is on trial in the northeastern state of Massachusetts on charges helping al-Qaida to promote holy war on the Internet. Prosecutors opened their case in a Boston court Thursday, accusing 29-year-old Tarek Mehanna of answering a call for violent jihad from former al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. They say Mehanna, a Muslim, […]

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Pakistani Pleads Not Guilty to US Terrorism Charges

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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An 18-year-old Pakistani resident of the United States has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of conspiring to help terrorists in collaboration with an American woman who called herself “Jihad Jane.” Mohammad Hassan Khalid entered the plea Monday in a Philadelphia court. It was the first public-court appearance by the Pakistani citizen and legal U.S. […]

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US Issues terror Alert for Kenya

Posted October 22nd, 2011 at 8:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi is warning that an imminent terrorist attack in Kenya is possible. The warning was sent out Saturday to all U.S. citizens in the African country, citing credible information. It says that likely targets include places where foreigners gather, including shopping malls and night clubs. U.S. officials did not specify who […]

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US Indicts Two for Conspiring With “Jihad Jane”

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials have unveiled indictments against two men accused of helping the American terror suspect who dubbed herself “Jihad Jane.” The U.S. Department of Justice says Algerian national Ali Charaf Damache and Pakistani citizen Mohammad Hassan Khalid are charged with conspiring to provide material support to terrorists. Khalid, a legal resident of the United States, […]

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US Indicts Two for Conspiring With “Jihad Jane”

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials have unveiled indictments against two men accused of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists by helping the American terror suspect who dubbed herself “Jihad Jane.” The U.S. Department of Justice says the two are Algerian national Ali Charaf Damache and Pakistani citizen Mohammad Hassan Khalid, who is a legal resident of the […]

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Britain Shuts Embassy in Kuwait Due to Terror Threat

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 10:20 am (UTC-5)
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Britain has temporarily closed its embassy in Kuwait due to what London says is a targeted terrorist threat against the facility. In a statement posted Thursday on the embassy website, Britain says it also cannot rule out security threats against other British interests in Kuwait. Britain says there is a general threat of terrorism in […]

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