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2011-08-16 08:00:00

The Liquid Bomb Plot Presents Exclusive Interviews With CIA and Homeland Security Agents on the Chilling and Tense Global Surveillance Operation That Uncovered a Plot to Kill More Than 2,000 People The Liquid Bomb Plot Premieres This Sunday, August 21, 2011, at 9 P.M. EDT/PDT on National Geographic Channel WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the summer of 2006, as many as 18 conspirators planned to simultaneously blow up almost 10 airplanes by bringing hydrogen...

2006-08-30 01:50:34

LONDON (Reuters) - Three British Muslims are due in court on Wednesday, accused over a suspected plot to blow up U.S.-bound airliners. Police must also decide whether to charge, free or ask permission to keep five other suspects in custody. Mohammed Yasar Gulzar (age unknown), Mohammed Shamin Udin, 35, and Nabeel Hussain, 22, were charged by detectives late on Tuesday with conspiracy to murder and planning acts of terrorism by plotting to blow up planes. They are due to appear at a...

2006-08-28 07:39:45

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Britain has requested the extradition of a Briton of Pakistani descent who was arrested in Pakistan this month on suspicion of involvement in a plot to bomb airliners over the Atlantic, Pakistan said on Monday. "Yes, they have sought his extradition and the matter is under consideration," Pakistani Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Tasnim Aslam told reporters, referring to the suspect, Rashid Rauf. A British High Commission spokesman confirmed that a request for the...

2006-08-28 06:31:36

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Britain has requested the extradition of a Briton of Pakistani descent who was arrested in Pakistan this month on suspicion of involvement in a plot to bomb airliners over the Atlantic, Pakistan said on Monday. "Yes, they have sought his extradition and the matter is under consideration," Pakistani Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Tasnim Aslam told reporters, referring to the suspect, Rashid Rauf.

2006-08-23 18:42:21

By Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) - British police investigating a suspected plot to blow up transatlantic airliners freed two suspects on Wednesday and obtained permission to continue questioning nine others. Police charged 11 people on Tuesday in the suspected plot and had been holding 11 others pending a decision on whether to charge them. They did not name the men they freed on Wednesday, but Sky News reported that one was Tayib Rauf of Birmingham, Britain's second city. His...

2006-08-23 15:25:32

By Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) - British police investigating a suspected plot to blow up transatlantic airliners freed one suspect on Wednesday and obtained permission to continue questioning nine others. Police had already charged 11 suspects on Tuesday in the suspected plot and were holding 11 others pending a decision on whether to charge them. They did not name the man they freed on Wednesday, but Sky News reported that he was Tayib Rauf of Birmingham, Britain's second city....

2006-08-19 00:56:17

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A son-in-law of al Qaeda deputy Ayman al-Zawahri was the mastermind of a plot to blow up transatlantic airliners unearthed in Britain this month, a Pakistani newspaper said on Saturday. British police said on August 10 they had foiled a major plot to carry out suicide bombings on aircraft bound for the United States and are questioning 23 suspects. Pakistan said last week it had arrested seven people, including two British Muslims of Pakistani descent, in...

2006-08-16 06:33:58

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Moves to extradite any British citizens arrested in Pakistan in connection with a plot to blow up transatlantic airliners were "way down the track," a British High Commission official in Islamabad said on Wednesday. The Pakistani government last Friday confirmed the arrest of seven people, including two British Muslims of Pakistani descent, in connection with the plot to set off bombs on airliners traveling from Britain to the United States. "We are still at the...

2006-08-15 14:13:28

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - British police detained one more person on Tuesday in connection with last week's alleged plot to blow up transatlantic airliners, as France's interior minister said the threat of terrorism remained "high and permanent." The arrest took the number of people held in Britain to 24 after police said on Thursday they had foiled a plan to carry out multiple suicide bombings on aircraft bound for the United States using liquid explosives disguised as...

2006-08-15 09:47:18

By Simon Cameron-Moore ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Investigations into a plot to blow up transatlantic airliners in mid-air, foiled by British, Pakistani and U.S. security agencies a week ago, have focused on the possible financing role played by Islamic charities. Suspicion has fallen on two Pakistani charities said to be linked to banned militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad and its affiliate Jamaat-ul-Furqa, according to Pakistani intelligence officials who say a string of arrests were made...


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