Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab

 
Airplane bomb suspect cooperating with US
Airplane bomb suspect cooperating with US
The Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a US airliner on Christmas Day has provided "useful, actionable" intelligence to US authorities after...
Obama presses security overhaul, Nigerian indicted
Obama presses security overhaul, Nigerian indicted
US President Barack Obama is "not patient" and is demanding immediate changes in airline security, the top US military officer said on Wednesday,...
New scanners break child porn laws
New scanners break child porn laws
The rapid introduction of full body scanners at British airports threatens to breach child protection laws which ban the creation of indecent...
No full-body scanners for SA airports
No full-body scanners for SA airports
Airports in South Africa will not be equipped with full-body scanners in the near future, the Airports Company of SA (Acsa) said on Monday.
Passengers face tough checks on US flights
Passengers face tough checks on US flights
Air travellers from Nigeria, Yemen, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia and nine other countries will face full-body pat downs before boarding...
The war on terror has been about scaring people
The war on terror has been about scaring people
So there was no ticking time bomb. No urgent need ever arose to torture anybody who was withholding crucial details, so that civilisation as we...
Suspect was pious pupil who shunned life of the rich
Suspect was pious pupil who shunned life of the rich
One morning in late 2008 a quiet, simply dressed 22-year-old man walked into the office of the Little Scholars primary and secondary school in his...
US spy chief in spotlight after botched plane attack
US spy chief in spotlight after botched plane attack
US intelligence chief Admiral Dennis Blair faced tough questions about his future on Wednesday as the Obama administration fended off criticism...
Airport security always one step behind
Airport security always one step behind
The failed attempt to blow up a Northwest Airlines flight on Christmas Day highlighted all the inadequacies of a security system that is based on...
Obama says US will pursue plane attackers
Obama says US will pursue plane attackers
A wing of al-Qaeda claimed responsibility on Monday for a failed Christmas Day attack on a US-bound passenger plane, and President Barack Obama...
US official admits security failed in air scare
US official admits security failed in air scare
The Obama administration admitted on Monday that air travel security failed when a Nigerian man with suspected ties to Islamic militants allegedly...
PETN: Hard to detect and 100g can destroy a car
PETN: Hard to detect and 100g can destroy a car
The explosive that nearly brought down Northwest Airlines flight 253 is extremely powerful, allowing terrorists to use only small quantities to...