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Researchers: Terror attack least likely in North America

North America is the least likely region of the world to suffer from terrorism, according to a “Global Terrorism Index” launched Tuesday.


Al Qaeda now incapable of 9/11-scale attack: U.S. officials

New York City

Al Qaeda's core organization is likely incapable of carrying out another mass-casualty attack on the scale of September 11, 2001, U.S. intelligence and counterterrorism officials said on Friday.


U.S.: Imminent terror attack in Kenya possible

The warning said likely targets include places that foreigners congregate, including shopping malls and nightclubs.


Swedish Police Arrest Four Terror Suspects

Swedish police arrested four people on suspicion of preparing a terror attack and evacuated an arts center in Sweden's second largest city on the eve of the 9/11 anniversary, officials said Sunday.


Should you worry about traveling on 9/11?

Should you worry about traveling on 9/11?

On Thursday, U.S. government officials warned of a credible but unconfirmed threat of terrorist activity tied to the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. That may have some travelers wondering, should I take extra precautions? The consensus: No need to stay home, but on this day especially, be alert.


Al-Qaida threat to small planes - Chicago Sun-Times

The FBI and Homeland Security issued a nationwide warning about al-Qaida threats to small airplanes, just days before the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.


Nigeria: UN blast death toll rises to 23

The death toll from a suicide car-bomb attack at the U.N.'s Nigeria headquarters has risen to 23, a U.N. spokesman said Sunday, making Friday's attack one of the deadliest attacks on the U.N. in a decade.


Alert has little initial impact on U.S. airlines

Alert has little initial impact on U.S. airlines

U.S.-based airlines reported no noticeable increase in ticket cancellations on Sunday after the United States and Britain warned their citizens of an increased risk of terror attacks in Europe.


Obama vows terror attacks won't derail peace talks

President Obama on Wednesday condemned Hamas for condoning the "senseless slaughter" of four Israelis in the West Bank and insisted that he would not allow such terrorist acts to derail the latest round of peace talks.


Iraq goes on highest alert for terror attacks

Iraq goes on highest alert for terror attacks

Iraq's prime minister put his nation on its highest level of alert for terror attacks, warning of plots to sow fear and chaos as the U.S. combat ...


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