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NYC Heightens Security in Response to 9/11 Anniversary Threat

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 10:10 pm (UTC-5)
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New York City Michael Bloomberg says the city is heightening security in response to information about a “credible” but so far unconfirmed threat of a specific attack planned to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Speaking at the same press conference Thursday night, police commissioner Ray Kelly said the […]

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US Investigate Specific, Credible Threat for 9/11 Anniversary

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials say they have discovered information about what they are calling a “credible threat” of a specific attack planned to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Sources told U.S. news media Thursday the information suggests the threat may focus on Washington, DC or New York City. Officials say […]

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US Investigate Specific, Credible Threat for 9/11 Anniversary

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 7:37 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials say they have discovered information about what they are calling a “credible threat” of a specific attack planned to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Sources told U.S. news media Thursday the information suggests the threat may focus on Washington, DC or New York City. Officials say […]

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Increased Chatter on Jihadi Websites

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. intelligence officials are picking up more “chatter” on terrorist websites with the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks just days away. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Thursday the U.S. is taking all of the talk seriously, even though there is nothing to suggest the country faces a specific threat. Earlier […]

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US: Al-Qaida Cash Flow Drying Up

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States says terrorists are now struggling to secure steady financing. U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told a symposium in Washington Thursday that al-Qaida can “no longer rely on a thick Rolodex and a simple bank transfer.” Geithner said that the struggle to secure cash is the result of ongoing U.S. and international efforts […]

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US: Al-Qaida Cash Flow Drying Up

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 10:36 am (UTC-5)
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The United States says terrorists are now struggling to secure steady financing. U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told a symposium in Washington Thursday that al-Qaida can “no longer rely on a thick Rolodex and a simple bank transfer.” Geithner said that the struggle to secure cash is the result of ongoing U.S. and international efforts […]

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Algeria Hosts Regional Terrorism Meeting

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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Delegations from nearly 40 countries have gathered in Algeria for a two-day meeting to discuss the threat of al-Qaida’s North Africa affiliate. The meeting in the capital, Algiers, includes the foreign ministers of neighboring Mali and Mauritania, and comes amid new fears about weapons from the conflict in Libya flooding out of the country into […]

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Moroccan Plotted to Poison Water Supply in Spain

Posted August 20th, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A Moroccan man has been sentenced to jail for plotting to poison water supplies in Spain. A Spanish judge on Saturday said Abdellatif Aoulad Chiba has sought information on Islamist websites on how to poison the water supply at campsites and tourist resorts. The judge said Chiba was a member of al-Qaida’s North African wing, […]

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Cuba Criticizes U.S. Terrorism Report

Posted August 19th, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Cuban state media have criticized a U.S. decision to keep Cuba on its list of countries considered state sponsors of terrorism. The official website Cubadebate on Friday said the U.S. used “old, unprovable arguments” in its annual Country Reports on Terrorism 2010, published Thursday. The United States has listed Cuba as a state sponsor of […]

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Obama: More Concerned About ‘Lone Wolf’ Terror Attack than al-Qaida

Posted August 16th, 2011 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says a “lone wolf” terrorist, such as the gunman who killed 77 people in Norway last month, is a bigger concern than a large-scale terror attack. President Obama said in an interview with CNN television Tuesday that it is a lot harder to trace a single deranged terrorist driven by hateful […]

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