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Mail Bomb Intercepted at East Midland Airport, England Was Scheduled to Explode Over U.S. Soil

Two powerful bombs were hidden inside printer cartridge in a printer and shipped to addresses in Chicago. One of the bombs was intercepted at England’s East Midlands Airport and the other bomb was discovered at a FedEx facility in Dubai. A forensic investigation determined the bomb on the UPS aircraft was timed to detonate 6-7 […]

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Communication Cards in Mail Bomb Cell Phone Were Removed, Detonation Possibly Linked to Alarm Function

Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Sanaa in Yemen: US and Yemeni authorities have named the man they believe to be the mastermind of the parcel bombs plot. They have issued photographs of Saudi Arabian born Ibrahim al-Asiri. He is thought to be al-Qaeda’s top explosives expert in Yemen. The offender behind last week’s unsuccessful […]

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Mail Bombs? The Dry Run Was Last September

VIDEO from Dubai showing Mahan Air, Qatar Airways aircraft. U.S. intelligence officials intercepted three suspicious packages in September that they think were a dry run for Friday’s mail bomb scheme, a U.S. official said Monday. Authorities think the October 29, 2010 attempt was to bring down the aircraft over an U.S. city. Suspected al-Qaida plotters […]

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Explosive PETN Found in Dubai and East Midlands, North of London

Authorities on three continents thwarted multiple terrorist attacks aimed at the United States from Yemen on Friday, seizing two explosive packages addressed to Chicago-area synagogues and packed aboard cargo jets. Multiple terrorist attacks aimed at the United States from Yemen on Friday were managed by seizing two explosive packages addressed to Chicago-area synagogues and loaded […]

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Four UPS Aircraft: 1 Stopped at Newark and 1 at West Midlands, 2 Stopped in Philadelphia,

Police and Homeland Security officers at Philadelphia International Airport and Newark Liberty airport are investigating a possible bomb scare involving UPS cargo planes. UPDATE 3:40 p.m. FRIDAY: President Barack Obama speaking from the White House said Friday afternoon that investigators discovered a “credible terrorist threat” against the United States with explosive material found on two […]

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