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  • Massachusetts Man to Plead Guilty in Model Plane Terror Plo

    07/10/2012 9:03:10 PM PDT · by posterchild · 13 replies
    ABC via ^ | Tues July 10, 2012 | D. J. Marks
    A Massachusetts man accused of plotting to attack the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol building with model planes filled with C-4 explosives will plead guilty to two terror charges, say prosecutors, and serve a 17-year federal sentence. According to court documents filed by prosecutors and attorneys for Rezwan Ferdaus, a Northeastern University physics graduate and U.S. citizen, Ferdaus has agreed to plead guilty to attempting to provide material support to terrorists and attempting to damage and destroy federal buildings by means of an explosive. Ferdaus, 27, was arrested at the culmination of a long-term sting operation by undercover FBI agents posing...
  • Russia foils alleged plot on Winter Olympics

    05/11/2012 4:14:25 PM PDT · by Milagros · 49 replies
    ABC Online ^ | May 11, 2012
    Posted May 11, 2012 06:41:23 Loading...Map DataMap data ©2012 Basarsoft, GIS Innovatsia, Google, Mapa GISrael, ORION-ME, Tele Atlas - Terms of UseMap DataMap data ©2012 Basarsoft, GIS Innovatsia, Google, Mapa GISrael, ORION-ME, Tele Atlas Map data ©2012 Basarsoft, GIS Innovatsia, Google, Mapa GISrael, ORION-ME, Tele Atlas Report a map error MapMapSatelliteTerrain45°LabelsMap: Georgia Russian security agencies say they have foiled a plot by Islamic militants to attack the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. The National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAC) said the special services had confiscated arms, ammunition and explosives - including surface-to-air missiles and a flamethrower -...
  • Major UK terror plot 'intercepted'

    09/28/2010 2:04:08 PM PDT · by UKrepublican · 76 replies · 1+ views
    Intelligence agencies have intercepted a terror plot to launch Mumbai-style attacks on London and other European cities, according to Sky News sources. Sky's foreign affairs editor Tim Marshall said militants based in Pakistan were planning simultaneous attacks on London and other major British cities. The group - thought to be linked to Al Qaeda - were also planning similar attacks in France and Germany.
  • AP source: NY terror suspect flushed bomb material

    02/22/2010 10:12:27 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 6 replies · 378+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 22, 2010 | TOM HAYS and ADAM GOLDMAN
    NEW YORK (AP) - A law enforcement official says a Colorado air shuttle driver accused of a homemade-bomb plot against New York City flushed the explosive materials down the toilet. Law enforcement officials tell The Associated Press that Najibullah Zazi (nah-jee-BOO'-lah ZAH'-zee) had told federal prosecutors he was armed with bomb-making materials when he drove to New York City last September. But one official says that Zazi flushed the explosives down the toilet in New York after becoming concerned about a traffic stop.
  • Asians jailed over planned metro attack

    12/14/2009 12:35:00 PM PST · by myknowledge · 23 replies · 1,245+ views
    Nine News ^ | December 15, 2009
    Spain's anti-terrorism court has convicted 11 men of South Asian origin, mostly Pakistanis, in connection with a plot to stage suicide attacks in the Barcelona metro last year. The men have received jail terms of between eight and 14 years, a copy of the ruling indicates. They intended to "carry out a violent attack using explosives against the Barcelona metro, which could have caused many casualties", the court said on Monday. "The indiscriminate aim is evidence of the terrorist nature of the attacks." Shaib Iqbal and Qadeer Malik, both born in Pakistan, received the stiffest terms of 14 years and...
  • Oh, and Incidentally . . .

    05/21/2009 8:48:28 AM PDT · by Jbny · 12 replies · 1,266+ views
    Commentary Magazine ^ | May 21st, 2009 | Max Boot
    You gotta’ love the New York Times and its hyper-politically correct sensitivities about revealing the ethnic or religious backgrounds of criminal suspects. Thus we have today’s front-pager: “4 Accused of Bombing Plot at Bronx Synagogues.” Who were these four, I wondered? Could they be Chrysler shareholders upset that they are getting stiffed in bailout proceedings? ACLU lawyers mad that President Obama has refused to release interrogation photos? Possibly Greenwich hedge-fund managers furious about plans to regulate their industries? Or maybe just random nuts who like to set off bombs for the fun of it? Nope. It turns out–get ready for...
  • FBI, NYPD Arrest 4 in Alleged Plot to Bomb NY Synagogues

    05/20/2009 6:55:16 PM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 216 replies · 10,849+ views
    NBC New York ^ | May 20, 2009 | Jonathan Dienst
    EXCLUSIVE: Four New York City men were arrested Wednesday in connection with an alleged plot to blow up New York City synagogues and other city locations, WNBC's Jonathan Dienst has learned. Raids by the FBI-NYPD Joint Terrorist Task Force in the Bronx captured the suspected ringleader and three followers in what law enforcement sources are calling a homegrown terrorist plot. Investigators stress the suspects' meetings had been infiltrated early on and there was "no chance" the alleged plot could succeed. Investigators said several of the suspects are Muslims who allegedly talked about destroying two Jewish temples, including at least one...
  • The Watchman

    06/08/2007 5:55:30 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 4 replies · 560+ views
    email | Hal Lindsey
    This month, the FBI announced it had interrupted a plot to attack one of America's busiest airports - JFK International in New York. The target was the airport's complex of airline fuel storage tanks and the pipelines that feed them. At a news conference, Roslynn Mauskopf, the United States attorney in Brooklyn, said, "Had the plot been carried out, it could have resulted in unfathomable damage, deaths and destruction." She added that "The devastation that would be caused had this plot succeeded is just unthinkable." Some of the media later dismissed this threat as ill conceived and technically beyond the...
  • Terror Arrests in Fort Dix Plot - New Jersey

    05/08/2007 4:58:57 AM PDT · by all4one · 546 replies · 18,390+ views
    ABC News ^ | May 8, 2007 | ABC News
    Terror Arrests in Fort Dix Plot FORT DIX, N.J. May 8, 2007 - Six ethnic Albanians have been arrested in a plot to storm the Fort Dix installation in Burlington County. Five of the suspects were arrested in Cherry Hill. They will be arraigned later today in federal court. Officials say it will happen in either in Camden or Newark. Investigators say the suspects planned to use automatic weapons to storm the base and kill solders. The men were lured into a secret meeting to purchase AK-47s from an arms dealer, who was secretly cooperating with the FBI. Officials say...
  • At Least 5 Arrested in Alleged Fort Dix Murder Plot

    05/08/2007 7:09:45 AM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 22 replies · 1,372+ views
    Fox News ^ | May 8, 2007 | Unknown
    MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. — At least five people were arrested on charges they plotted to attack the Fort Dix Army base and "kill as many soldiers as possible," federal authorities said Tuesday. The suspects were scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court in Camden later Tuesday to face charges of conspiracy to kill U.S. servicemen, said Michael Drewniak, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Jersey. Five of them lived in Cherry Hill, about 10 miles east of Philadelphia and 20 miles southwest of Fort Dix, he said. "They were planning an attack on Fort Dix in which...
  • FBI Arrests Six In Alleged Terror Plot Against N.J. Soldiers

    05/08/2007 6:39:43 AM PDT · by Gritty · 63 replies · 2,081+ views ^ | May 8, 2007 | unk
    NEW YORK -- Six men from New Jersey have been arrested in an alleged terror plot against soldiers at Fort Dix, according investigators. Investigators said the men planned to use automatic rifles to enter Fort Dix and kill as many soldiers as they could at the N.J. base. Fort Dix was just one of several military and security locations allegedly scouted by this group, authorities said. Investigators told Newschannel 4's Jonathan Dienst that these arrests are the result of a tip to the FBI and use of an informant to track the suspects. Authorities were alerted in January 2006 after...
  • Europe on High Terror Alert

    12/21/2006 11:34:07 AM PST · by meg88 · 23 replies · 1,092+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 12/21/06 | Carl Limbacher
    Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006 11:42 a.m. EST Europe on High Terror Alert The threat of a terrorist attack in Europe by Islamic radicals has reached its highest level since the July 2005 transit bombings in London, counterterrorism officials say. European authorities have disrupted dozens of terrorist attempts since the bombings and have far more suspected radicals under surveillance than at any point since 9/11, The Washington Post reports. Last week, British Home Secretary John Reid disclosed that an attempted terrorist attack in the U.K. was "highly likely” during the Christmas holiday season. Also last week, Spanish authorities broke up a...
  • Al-Qaeda's ‘best assets’ prime UK timebomb

    11/19/2006 7:52:15 AM PST · by george76 · 45 replies · 1,507+ views
    Sunday Telegraph ^ | 19/11/2006 | Sean Rayment
    British Muslims volunteering to fight against coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan are being sent back to Britain to become al-Qaeda "sleeper" agents, The Sunday Telegraph has learned. MI5 agents believe that young Asian men, who have been trained to take part in the so-called "global jihad" in al-Qaeda camps in Pakistan and Afghanistan, are now regarded as too valuable an asset to be used fighting British and American troops. MI5 and MI6 are working on the assumption that they are being ordered to return to their communities in Britain with instructions to establish secret, autonomous cells and to conduct...
  • EU to hold talks on UK jet 'plot'

    08/11/2006 10:44:56 AM PDT · by Republicain · 16 replies · 406+ views
    BBC News ^ | 08/11/2006
    The European Union will hold a meeting of aviation and security experts next week on the suspected plot to blow up planes that was uncovered in the UK. Finland, which holds the rotating EU presidency, said the meeting was needed to discuss anti-terrorism measures and air travel safety. The UK says 24 people have been held in the alleged plot to blow up several planes with liquid explosives. The EU says its police and security officials are working closely together. 'Mass murder' Finnish State Secretary Kari Salmi said the meeting would be in Brussels although the exact date has not...