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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...

2006-08-29 17:10:13

By Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - Three British Muslims arrested during an investigation into an alleged plot to blow up U.S.-bound airliners were charged on Tuesday with conspiracy to murder and commit acts of terrorism, police said. Mohammed Yasar Gulzar, Mohammed Shamin Udin, 35, and Nabeel Hussain, 22, brought to 15 the number of people charged in connection with the plot and to 11 those facing the most serious charges of conspiracy to murder and planning acts of terrorism....

2006-08-29 12:28:36

LONDON (Reuters) - British police on Tuesday charged a suspect arrested during a probe of an alleged plot to blow up U.S.-bound airliners with conspiracy to murder, they said. Nabeel Hussain, 22, is the 13th person charged in connection with the plot and the ninth to face the most serious charges of conspiracy to murder and planning acts of terrorism. Hussain was accused -- as were the other eight suspects -- of plotting to smuggle parts of home-made bombs on to planes, then build...

2006-08-21 10:55:21

LONDON (Reuters) - Eleven people have been charged in connection with a suspected plot to blow up airliners over the Atlantic, British officials said on Monday. Peter Clarke, head of London police's anti-terrorist branch, said police had seized bomb-making equipment and "martyrdom videos" -- an apparent reference to testaments by would-be suicide bombers -- during intensive searches. Eight were charged with conspiracy to murder and three with other offences, prosecutor Susan Hemming...