November 14, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
A panel of Scotland's High Court of Justiciary Friday denied bail to convicted Pan Am Flight 103 bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi. The plane was blown up over Lockerbie, Scotland on December 21, 1988, killing all 259 on board, including 180 Americans, making it the deadliest terrorist a... ...[read more]
April 2, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
Jury selection began Wednesday for the UK trial of eight men accused of plotting to blow up US-bound jetliners over the Atlantic. In August 2006, prosecutors charged the eight with conspiracy to commit murder and endangering aircraft bound for the United States and Canada. The trial, which will ...[read more]
March 22, 2007
by Leslie Schulman
British police arrested three men on Thursday in connection with the London transit bombings on July 7, 2005 that killed 56 people, including the bombers, and injured more than 700 others. Two suspects were detained at Manchester Airport while catching a plane to Pakistan, and the third was ...[read more]
September 4, 2006
by Natalie Hrubos
Eight men allegedly involved in a plot to blow up US-bound planes leaving a London airport will probably not go to trial until 2008, prosecutor Colin Gibbs told the Central Criminal Court during a brief hearing in London Monday. It is unclear why they will not be brought to trial sooner. All ...[read more]
August 29, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
British police on Tuesday charged three people with conspiracy to murder and planning to smuggle component parts of improvised explosive devices onto airplanes in connection with the alleged terror plot to blow up US-bound planes over the Atlantic, bringing to 15 the total now charged in... ...[read more]
August 29, 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts
US Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff called for broader US access to European airline passenger data Tuesday in a Washington Post editorial, citing the recently-alleged plot by UK terror suspects to detonate explosives aboard US airliners flying to the US from Britain. Noting that... ...[read more]
August 24, 2006
by Natalie Hrubos
British police charged 24-year-old Umair Hussain Thursday with failing to disclose information that could have prevented a terrorist attack, specifically an alleged plan to blow up US-bound planes over the Atlantic. Hussain is the 12th suspect charged in connection with the reportedly-thwarted ...[read more]
August 22, 2006
by Brett Murphy
Eleven suspects charged in connection with the foiled terror plot to bomb airplanes crossing the Atlantic Ocean appeared in a UK court for the first time Tuesday. Eight defendants were remanded in custody until a hearing on September 4, two were remanded until September 19, and the last, a 17-year- ...[read more]
August 21, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
UK authorities on Monday charged 11 people in connection with the foiled terror plot to bomb airplanes crossing the Atlantic Ocean. Eight were charged with conspiracy to commit murder and with preparing acts of terrorism, a violation of Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006, for the alleged plan ...[read more]
August 21, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
One of the terror suspects arrested in London earlier this month in connection with the foiled terror plot to bomb airplanes crossing the Atlantic Ocean has challenged his continued detention in a London court. Lawyers for Detainee J have petitioned the High Court in London for an emerg... ...[read more]

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