In a shocking revelation, a White House review has found that the government had sufficient information to disrupt an Al Qaeda plot to blow up a US airliner but failed to identify the suspect as a potential bomber.
Hours before heading for his mission to blow up Detroit-bound Flight 253, Nigerian bomber Umar Abdulmutallab cleaned his flat spotlessly neat, prayed loudly and pretended to be wanting world peace, his flatmates have revealed.
The al Qaeda`s unsuccessful attempt to blow up an American plane on Christmas Day reflects that the ability of this terrorist organisation to orchestrate a 9/11 type attack by well-trained team is diminishing, Blair has claimed.
Revellers across the globe prepared on Thursday to ring in the New Year with fireworks and festivities under tight security after a narrowly-averted Christmas Day airline bomb plot in the United States.
Nigeria will install 3-D scanners at major airports for screening air travellers, as a preventive measure against terrorists boarding aircrafts following an attempt by a Nigerian to blow up a US-bound plane.