15 Sep 2010

US Embassy in Jordan warns of threat in Aqaba

“The U.S. Embassy in Jordan has warned Americans of a ‘possible imminent threat’ in the country’s Red Sea port of Aqaba and has recommended avoiding the city for the next 48 hours. The embassy said Wednesday it has received ‘credible information’ of a potential terrorist attack in the Gulf of

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09 Sep 2010

At least 14 dead in Russian republic after car explodes

“A car bomb exploded in the Russian republic of North Ossetia on Thursday, killing at least 14 people and injuring 85 more, government officials said, according to the Interfax news agency. The vehicle blew up near a market in the city of Vladikavkaz, the republic’s leader, Taimuraz Mamsurov, told Interfax.

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04 Sep 2010

Bahrain to charge 23 with belonging to a ‘terrorist network’

“Bahrain says it plans to charge 23 people for plotting to overthrow the government and for belonging to what officials described as a sophisticated terrorist network, the Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported on Saturday. The agency said the charges, to be brought by public prosecutors, follow an intelligence operation and

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30 Aug 2010

Dutch arrest two men after flight from U.S

“The two men – passengers on United Flight 908 from Chicago O’Hare to Amsterdam on Sunday night – were arrested Monday at Amsterdam’s Schiphol International Airport after ‘suspicious items’ were found in checked baggage, U.S. and Dutch authorities said. Suspicious items found in luggage associated with the pair ‘were not

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16 Aug 2010

Northern Ireland Bomb Attack Injures 3 Children

“A bombing in Northern Ireland is the latest in a series of attacks targeting police, sparking fears of a return to the years of unrest in Northern Ireland known as ‘the Troubles.’ The latest bombing appeared intended to hit police, but injured three children, hit by flying debris and then

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06 Aug 2010

U.A.E. Officials Confirm Terror Attack on Tanker

“Investigators in the United Arab Emirates have concluded that an Omani suicide bomber in an explosives-laden motorboat attacked a Japanese-owned oil tanker last week as it traveled through the strategically important Strait of Hormuz, according to a person familiar with the investigation. The U.A.E. is the first government to confirm

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27 Jul 2010

Al Qaeda Message: Ayman Zawahiri Threatens US Attacks

“Al Qaeda’s second in command Ayman Al-Zawahiri has surfaced again, this time threatening more attacks against the U.S. and the West. ‘Oh American people…We offered you a peace plan, and mutual benefit; but your governments were proud and haughty, and so the attacks against you followed one after another, everywhere

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23 Jul 2010

Al Qaeda claims Yemen attacks, vows more strikes

“Al Qaeda’s Yemen arm said on Friday it was behind coordinated attacks on security offices in the Arabian peninsula state in which four people were killed, and threatened more strikes on Yemeni targets. Gunmen on motorcycles stormed police and intelligence offices in south Yemen and opened fire on July 14,

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15 Jul 2010

Al-Shabab leader threatens more Uganda attacks

“The leader of the al-Qaida-linked Somali militant group that claimed responsibility for twin bombings in Uganda during the World Cup final is threatening further attacks. The leader of al-Shabab — Sheik Muktar Abu Zubayr — also thanked the militants who carried out Sunday’s twin bombings in Uganda. The attacks killed

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14 Jul 2010

India: Pakistan spy agency executed Mumbai attacks

“India has accused Pakistan’s powerful spy agency of planning and executing the 2008 Mumbai attacks, in the strongest and most specific allegation of Islamabad’s involvement in the assault from a top official. The remark comes a day before the foreign ministers of the rival nations are set to meet in

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