Syrian born arms dealer Monzer al-Kassar has been arrested in Spain and now faces extradition to the US for trying to sell weapons to Colombian rebels, US and Spanish authorities said on Friday.
Here's a 29 page report issued by Human Rights Watch listing the names of detainees, the detention of family members, reccomendations.
Six human rights groups urged the U.S. government on Thursday to name and explain the whereabouts of 39 people they said were believed to have been held in U.S. custody and "disappeared."
American cell phones can already check e-mail, surf the Internet and store music, but they could have a new set of features in coming years: the Department of Homeland Security wants them to sense biological, chemical and radioactive material. Put
1. In order to foil a terrorist plot, you must first find a terrorist plot. This is not easy. 2. Not just anyone can find and then foil a terrorist plot. You must have an incentive. The best incentive is to be an accused felon, looking at a long pr
An alleged plot to blow up fuel tanks and pipelines at New York's JFK airport had little chance of success, according to safety experts, who have questioned whether the plot ever posed a real threat.
Four people, including a former member of Guyana's parliament, have been charged with planning to blow up New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, U.S. officials said on Saturday.
In his first interview as the chairman of the Arkansas Republican Party, Dennis Milligan told a reporter that America needs to be attacked by terrorists so that people will appreciate the work that President Bush has done to protect the country.
Yeah, yeah, big scary terrorist plot. Every time this happens, it turns out that the whole damn thing was either made up by the state out of thin air, the idea to do something violent came from the undercover FBI informant or the “truth” was tortu
Aviation experts cautioned Saturday that the alleged plot targeting John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York would have faced many hurdles, not least of which is the fact that jet fuel does not easily explode.
The Guantanamo prisoner who died in his cell this week was a Saudi army veteran who trained with U.S. soldiers before going to fight for the Taliban in Afghanistan, military records show.
The head of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee expressed concern on Thursday about whether regulators are moving fast enough to force corporations to disclose any business ties to "terrorist-sponsoring states."
Even the Iraqi government today admitted that it could barely trust its own interior ministry police. Speaking on the BBC's Today programme, Iraqi foreign minister Hoshyar Zebari was frank in spelling out the shortcomings of the interior ministr
Four noted experts define terrorism
A Saudi Arabian detainee at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay apparently committed suicide in his cell Wednesday, the U.S. military said. It was the fourth suicide at Guantanamo since the prison camp opened in January 2002.
G8 Justice and Interior Ministers on Friday endorsed the setting up of a global biometric database proposed by Interpol. Interpol Secretary Ronald K. Noble views this database as a vital escapes of terrorists and other dangerous criminals
A report issued Sunday by independent research group The Transactional Records Action Clearinghouse(TRAC) found that in the last three years there have only been 12 charges of terrorism out of 814,073 cases.
n American member of al-Qaida warned President Bush to end U.S. involvement in all Muslim lands or face an attack worse than the Sept. 11 suicide assault, according to a new videotape.
Two English protesters who broke into an Royal Air Force base to sabotage US B-52 bombers by clogging their engines with nuts and bolts were acquitted after arguing that they were acting to prevent war crimes in Iraq.
In a move sure to raise even more questions about the decision to go to war with Iraq, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence will on Friday release selected portions of pre-war intelligence in which the CIA warned the adminstratioin of the risk
The majority of terrorist attacks result in no fatalities, with just 1 percent of such attacks causing the deaths of 25 or more people. And terror incidents began rising some in 1998, and that level remained relatively constant through 2004.
ABC's Z. Byron Wolf reports: Presidential candidate and Libertarian Republican Rep. Ron Paul will enlist the help of Mr. Anonymous --Michael Scheuer, an author critical of Presidents in both parties and the former head of the CIA's Osama Bi
Al Hurra television, the U.S. government's $63 million-a-year effort at public diplomacy broadcasting in the Middle East, is run by executives and officials who cannot speak Arabic, which might explain why it has been caught broadcasting terroris
(Flashback) A former ABC News investigative reporter and a US intelligence expert have both raised serious questions regarding evidence that [Valerie Plame] CIA leak case special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald covered up an al Qaeda New York cell in
A witness for the US government has painted a less-than-menacing picture of a terrorist training camp.
While Boulder City Police have seen fit to only emphasize the child safety aspect of their roadblock program to the public, documentation shows the checkpoints are being used to look for impaired drivers & fleeing felons, thwart terrorist attacks, d
The face- and fingerprint-matching technology that has been touted over the past decade as a sophisticated new way to stop terrorists and illegal immigrants from entering the country through Mexico has one major drawback: U.S. border inspectors almos
Federal prosecutors on Monday accused Jose Padilla and two co-defendants of supporting a sweeping global terrorism network with money, supplies and recruits to fight "violent jihad."
Jose Padilla has been held in solitary confinement for five years, enduring what experts say is some of the harshest treatment of any convicted criminal in the US. Yet he has not been convicted of a crime.