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Al-Qaeda plotting to bomb US airliner during Olympics: report

Jul 01, 2012

Al-Qaeda plotting to bomb US airliner during Olympics: report

Al-Qaeda is plotting to blow up an American airliner in the run-up to this month's London Olympics and has trained a Norwegian Muslim convert in an attempt to evade airport security, a media report said today. #Islamic terrorism #Al-Qaeda #Yemen #Arabian Peninsula #Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
US will go after al-Qaeda wherever they are: Leon Panetta

May 11, 2012

US will go after al-Qaeda wherever they are: Leon Panetta

Both military and intelligence communities of the US have gone after al-Qaeda and will continue to do so, Panetta said in response to a question about recent threats that emanated from Yemen. #Islamic terrorism #Al-Qaeda #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Leon Panetta #Defence Secretary #Arabian Peninsula

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US will go after al-Qaeda wherever they are: Leon Panetta

Sep 23, 2014

‘Imminent’ terror attack in U.S. prompted airstrikes in Syria

Airstrikes in Syria against the extremist Khorasan group were prompted by planning for an “imminent” terror attack on U.S. soil, the Pentagon said. “We believe the individuals plotting and planning it were eliminated” in the eight U.S. airstrikes ove... #European Union #Washington, D.C. #Syria #Afghanistan #Central Intelligence Agency #California #The Pentagon #Pakistan #Libya #Al-Qaeda #Somalia #John Brennan #John Kirby #ABC
US will go after al-Qaeda wherever they are: Leon Panetta

Sep 23, 2014

U.S., Arab allies hit Islamic State strongholds in Syria, Iraq

DAMASCUS, Syria — Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State group military strongholds in Syria and Iraq as a simultaneous U.S. strike attacked an al-Qaida cell of hardened veterans with "significant explosives skills" said to be plotting attac... #Damascus, Syria #Syria #Iraq #Barack Obama #Saudi Arabia #Persian Gulf #Jordan #Al-Qaeda #United Arab Emirates #Qatar #Bahrain #United Nations General Assembly #United States Military Academy #New York (state) #Martin Dempsey
US will go after al-Qaeda wherever they are: Leon Panetta

Sep 23, 2014

Air strikes 'show anti-IS unity'

US president Barack Obama has said the participation of five Arab nations in air strikes against militants in Syria "makes it clear to the world this is not America's fight alone". Mr Obama said the joint fight against the Islamic State (IS) will tak... #Syria #Saudi Arabia #Middle East #Barack Obama #Jordan #United Arab Emirates #Qatar #Bahrain #The Pentagon #Persian Gulf #Al-Qaeda #United States Military Academy #New York (state) #Martin Dempsey