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Abu Yahya . (AFP/Getty Images)

Al-Qaeda Deputy Leader Killed In U.S. Drone Strike

A U.S. official confirmed that a Monday drone strike in Pakistan killed al Qaeda leader Abu Yahya al-Libi, the most serious blow to the battered terror network since the death of its leader Osama bin Laden,

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012

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CIA Thwarts Terror Plot Hatched In Yemen

There’s word that al-Qaida’s affiliate in Yemen tried to destroy a U.S.- bound jetliner with a bomb around last week’s anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012

In this artist's sketch, Umar Abdulmutallab appears before Judge Bernard Friedman in federal court January 8, 2010. (credit: Vera Sadock/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Selection Continues In ‘Underwear Bomber’ Trial

Another full day of jury selection is expected in the trial of a man charged in a failed Christmas 2009 terrorist attack on a plane near Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2011

In this file image taken from video and released by SITE Intelligence Group Nov. 8, 2010, Anwar al-Awlaki speaks in a video message posted on radical websites. (AP Photo/SITE Intelligence Group)

Al-Qaida Cleric Linked To Underwear Bombing Killed In Airstrike

American and Yemeni officials confirm al-Qaida cleric Anwar al-Awlaki has been killed during an airstrike in Yemen. The American-born Muslim has been linked to the attempted underwear bombing in 2009.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2011

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‘Underwear Bomber’ Said He Worked For Al-Qaida

Federal prosecutors say a Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a passenger jet as it neared Detroit in 2009 told agents after being taken into custody that he was working for al-Qaida.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2011

This undated image released Sunday Oct. 31, 2010, by Yemen's Interior Ministry, in a combination of two photos which they say both show bomb maker suspect Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri. The FBI has a fingerprint and forensic evidence linking al-Qaida’s top bomb maker in Yemen to both the 2009 Christmas Day airline attack and the nearly successful attack on cargo planes last year. (credit: AP Photo/Yemen Interior Ministry)

Al-Qaida Bomber Leaves Behind A Fingerprint

Investigators have pulled a fingerprint of Ibrahim al-Asiri off the bomb hidden in the underwear of a Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a plane over Detroit on Christmas Day 2009, U.S. counterterrorism officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2011

The Amtrak Station in Dearborn. (Credit: WWJ Pat Sweeting)

Train Passengers Noticing Increased Security

It appears al-Qaida was considering attacking U.S. trains on the upcoming anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2011

New Terrorist Threat 10/23

A WWJ interview with University of Michigan Dearborn Political Science Professor Ron Stockton on the credibility of the latest Al-Qaida threat against various cities including Detroit.

10/23/2010

Al-Qaida Spokesman Calls For Attacks In Detroit, Other Cities

An American spokesman for al-Qaida is urging Muslims in the United States and Europe to carry out attacks there. In a video posted on militant websites Saturday, Adam Gadahn directed his appeal to Muslim immigrants […]

10/23/2010

Audit: Changes Needed To Make Nuke Plants Secure

A federal audit set to be released Monday calls for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to improve nuclear power plant security against infiltration by potential terrorists.

10/04/2010

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