Monthly Archives: December 2009

U.S. Probes Cleric's Tie to Jetliner Bomb Plot

By | 2009-12-31T04:15:00+00:00 December 31st, 2009|News|

WASHINGTON -- Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical American-born Yemeni cleric who has surfaced in multiple terror probes, is emerging as a central part of the Christmas Day airline bomber investigation, as authorities focus attention on a network of extremists in Yemen who may have helped radicalize the young Nigerian accused in the failed plot.

Iranian Mullah: Kill the Protesters

By | 2009-12-31T03:38:00+00:00 December 31st, 2009|News|

In a television appearance shocking in its candidness, a leading Iranian ayatollah says that it would be far better for the Islamic Republic to simply murder those protesting against the regime, rather than arrest and beat them. Meanwhile, an unknown group claiming to represent Iranian soldiers threatens to take up arms against the regime.

Religious mayhem claims 30 in Bauchi

By | 2009-12-30T19:22:00+00:00 December 30th, 2009|News|

NO fewer than 30 persons, including four soldiers from the 33 Field Artillery Brigade, Bauchi, may have been killed in a fresh clash between members of an Islamic sect called kala-kato and security personnel in the Zango area of Bauchi Metropolis in the early hours of yesterday.

Somali arrested at airport with chems

By | 2009-12-30T18:25:00+00:00 December 30th, 2009|News|

A man tried to board a commercial airliner in Mogadishu last month carrying powdered chemicals, liquid and a syringe that could have caused an explosion in a case bearing chilling similarities to the terrorist plot to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner, officials told The Associated Press on Wednesday.