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  • Al Qaeda Has 'Developed Liquid Explosives Which Blow Up When Dry' Prompting US Evacuation

    08/06/2013 4:17:16 PM PDT · by drewh · 119 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 5:56 EST, 6 August 2013
    Al Qaeda terrorists may have developed undetectable liquid bombs prompting America to evacuate its citizens from Yemen, it emerged today. The explosive would be applied wet to clothing and then detonated when dry, according to senior US officials. Security experts fear it would be completely undetectable using the current range of security devices operated at airports across the world. The terrifying technology is thought to be the work of Al-Qaeda's master bomb-maker Ibrahim al-Asiri who is linked to the Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) group based in the Yemen. Al-Asiri is believed to be the man behind a...
  • US warns citizens to leave Yemen amid terror alert

    08/06/2013 1:47:22 AM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 12 replies
    BBC News ^ | 6 August 2013
    The US State Department has ordered citizens and non-emergency government staff to leave Yemen "immediately" due to security threats. --SNIP-- The BBC's Abdullah Ghorab, in Sanaa, says the Yemeni capital has been experiencing unprecedented security measures, with hundreds of armoured military vehicles deployed to secure the presidential palace, vital infrastructural buildings and Westerns embassies in the capital. Our correspondent says that a security source confirmed Yemeni intelligence services had discovered that tens of al-Qaeda members had arrived in Sanaa over the past few days from other regions in preparation for the implementation of a large plot. The source described the...
  • Federal Officials Boosting Security Efforts Inside US Homeland

    08/03/2013 7:10:10 PM PDT · by SE Mom · 54 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 3,2013 | Mike Levine
    Federal authorities are boosting security in the United States after intelligence agencies detected a credible threat to Western interests overseas and the government began closing diplomatic posts in some Muslim countries, according to homeland security officials. The Department of Homeland Security is increasing security measures at airports, train stations and other transportation hubs, and expanding scrutiny of visitors coming into the United States, two officials told ABC News. The FBI, meanwhile, is "working sources" and taking other "logical steps" to monitor any potential threat, an FBI official said.
  • Al-Qaeda Infiltrator’s Cover Blown…But Where Is The Media Hysteria?

    05/17/2012 8:02:22 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 11 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-16-12 | Curt
    Do you recall a time, a few years back, when the media wouldn't shut up about a supposed outing of an agent? Yup, the left and the media were pissed. I bet you could just imagine the firestorm of coverage that would result if instead of a former Secretary of State leaking a name it was our President....right? Guess not: Just a week ago the establishment media was aflutter with news that a CIA double-agent had thwarted a new type of underwear bomb attack targeting U.S. flights in a plot devised by al-Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula. But as...
  • BINARY EXPLOSIVES: FROM DISCUSSION TO IMPLEMENTATION

    12/26/2009 2:37:05 PM PST · by Cindy · 265 replies · 7,929+ views
    INTERNET HAGANAH.com ^ | December 26, 2009 | Aaron Weisburd
    SNIPPET: "Discussion: I first observed discussion of binary explosives on the al-Firdaws forum in January of 2007. In light of recent events I will post here my archive:" SNIPPET: "Implementation: On Christmas Day, 2009, Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab boards a flight in Amsterdam, bound for Detroit, and on final descent he attempts to set off what was most likely a binary explosive. Thank goodness he either screwed up or had bad instructions, because the chemicals he was working with were evidently quite good."
  • BREAKING: 2 UPS Planes Isolated At Philadelphia International Airport [radiological component?]

    10/29/2010 7:40:47 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 266 replies
    BREAKING: 2 UPS Planes Isolated At Philadelphia International Airport October 29, 2010 9:56 AM From Jessica McWilliams PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Authorities have isolated two cargo planes are Philadelphia International Airport following a report of a suspicious package. Local and federal authorities are investigating a suspicious package aboard a cargo plane that landed at Philadelphia International Airport at about 9 a.m. Friday. A second UPS plane was isolated near the UPS terminal before take off. Authorities say a crew member aboard an inbound UPS plane from Paris, France notified authorities on approach about a suspicious package. The crew member described a...
  • Senior Saudi prince lightly injured in suicide attack

    08/28/2009 1:59:41 AM PDT · by Cindy · 25 replies · 1,452+ views
    DAWN.com ^ | Friday, 28 Aug, 2009, 10:59 AM PST | n/a
    SNIPPET: "RIYADH: A suicide bomber lightly wounded a senior prince largely credited for Saudi Arabia's anti-terrorism campaign when he blew himself up just before going into a gathering of well-wishers for the Muslim holy month of Ramazan, the state news agency said Friday. It was the first known assassination attempt against a member of the royal family since Saudi Arabia began its crackdown on al-Qaeda affiliated militants eight years ago following the September 11 terror attacks in the United States." SNIPPET: "It said the prince, who is the son of Interior Minister Prince Nayef, was discharged from the hospital and...
  • Search Widens in Muslim Terror Plot to Blow up Planes and Synagogues, Bombs "Expertly Constructed"

    10/31/2010 2:55:29 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 10 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 31 Oct 2010 | Pam Geller
    Home Secretary Theresa May confirms that a suspect package found on a plane could have exploded. "The target may have been an aircraft and had it detonated the aircraft could have been brought down," she said. The explosive material is PETN (see above video) The bombs set to go off on passenger jets and synagogues by Muslim terrorists "were expertly constructed." Yemeni security forces have also launched a wider search for more suspects believed to be linked to the Yemeni branch of al Qaeda and the mail bombs, AFP reported, citing local media reports. •Investigations into bomb threat continue •Link...
  • Mail Bombing Suspect Also Behind Attempted Christmas Day Bombing, Officials Say

    10/31/2010 7:18:32 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 31, 2010
    The person behind the mail bombs recovered in Britain and Dubai is believed to be the same suspect behind the attempted Christmas Day bombing over Detroit and the explosives that severely injured the Saudi counterterrorism chief in the summer of 2009, U.S. and Yemeni officials tell Fox News. The presumed bomb maker, Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri, is a Saudi who is on the kingdom's most wanted list. Al-Asiri is believed to be hiding in Yemen and working with U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, making up the leadership of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
  • Bomber had half kilo of explosives inside his body

    09/25/2009 6:13:11 PM PDT · by traumer · 61 replies · 3,740+ views
    JEDDAH – Suicide bomber Abdullah Asiri had inserted around half a kilogram of explosives into his own body to carry out his failed assassination attempt of Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, Assistant Minister of Interior for Security Affairs, last week. As more details emerged of the events surrounding the attack that took place at the Prince’s home in Obhur, sources told Okaz newspaper Friday that Asiri’s mobile telephone was equipped with two SIM cards, one of which was used to speak to call members of the terrorist organization in Yemen, and the other to detonate the device located inside Asiri’s rectum...
  • Yemen parcel bombmaker believed to be al Qaeda terrorist Ibrahim Hassan Al Asiri

    10/30/2010 7:54:43 PM PDT · by thouworm · 35 replies
    Telegraph.co.uk ^ | 10-30-2010 | William Lowther
    Ibrahim Hassan Al Asiri --- "believed to be the movement's resident bombmaking expert - skills he first put to chilling use in a suicide attack in which he recruited his own younger brother, Abdullah, 23, to act as the "martyr". The attack was an audacious attempt on the life of the Saudi Deputy Minister of the Interior, Prince Muhammad Abdul Aziz Al-Saud..."