TIMBUKTU, Mali (Reuters) – In early 2008, an official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security sent a report to his superiors detailing what he called “the most significant development in the criminal exploitation of aircraft since 9/11.”
SANAA(AFP) — Yemen’s chief of central security warned the country’s tribes on Sunday that if they harbour suspected members of Al-Qaeda they could face dire consequences. General Yahya Saleh, nephew of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, said “we broadly tell citizens…
ESISC Pakistan‘s Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Friday that security forces thwarted a terrorist plan to attack the parliament in Islamabad by arresting a would-be suicide bomber.
NTI Russia might finish testing its experimental RS-24 ICBM this year, a defense industry source told Interfax yesterday (see GSN, Oct. 27, 2009).
On Friday, a large explosion shook up the centre of Kabul. According to the first reports, a missile hot the diplomatic district, which holds the presidential palace as well as most of the Western embassies and the main office of the United Nations.
Tehran, 15 Jan. (AKI) – Iran is preparing to try 16 people who were arrested during anti-government protests that turned violent last month, an Iranian news agency said on Friday. The semi-official Fars News Agency did not identify the detainees who are facing trial, but said one was accused of “moharebeh” – an Islamic term meaning waging war against God – that carried the death sentence.