On May 8, an attempt by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula to blow up a US-bound passenger plane was foiled.
Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri has emerged as CIA`s worst nightmare since the slaying of terror chief Osama bin Laden.
A bomb hidden in the underwear of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab caused a fire on a Delta Airlines flight on December 25, 2009.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, has earlier pleaded in a federal court guilty of trying to detonate a bomb hidden in his underwear as part of a plot orchestrated by al Qaeda`s affiliate in Yemen.
Al Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki personally directed and approved the attempted bombing of a U S airliner in 2009
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 25, represented himself in the
high profile case and pleaded guilty on the second day of his
October trial against the advice of his court-appointed
The plot failed because the explosives
stitched in his underwear never detonated fully and
caused a massive fireball.
The Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a US airliner on Christmas Day 2009 by hiding a bomb in his underpants.
The judge in the trial of a Nigerian
man accused of trying to blow up a plane with a bomb in his underwear has dismissed a juror from the defendent`s home country.
The Nigerian man is accused of trying to blow up a plane with a bomb
in his underwear.
Abdulmutallab is acting as his own attorney in federal terror trial and previously said that Osama was not dead.
Jury selection was to start today in
the high stakes trial of a young African, accused of trying to bring down an airliner with a bomb in his underwear.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was accused of trying detonate explosives hidden in his underwear on a Detroit-bound plane.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is accused of trying to blow up a packed transatlantic airliner.
Abdulmutallab, 24, is accused of trying to blow up Northwest Airlines Flight 253.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab has until August 19 to work out a plea agreement.
The Nigerian man dubbed the `Underwear Bomber` after allegedly trying to blow up a Detroit-bound plane on Christmas Day in an Al Qaeda plot returns to a US courtroom Tuesday.
An experiment conducted by a BBC documentary team has proven that even if the "Underwear Bomber" had exploded his device on Christmas Day, 2009, the Airbus A330 would have survived.
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