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Al-Qaeda’s Liquid Bomb

Al-Qaeda terrorists may have developed undetectable liquid bombs prompting the recent decision by America to evacuate its citizens from Yemen. According to senior US officials, the explosive would be applied wet to clothing and then detonated when dry. Security experts fear it would be completely undetectable at airports around the world.

The New al-Qaeda Threat

Said to be on the ropes after the death of Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda now appears to be in an ascendent phase again — the US closing more than 20 embassies worldwide rather than leave them open and vulnerable to terrorist assault. The Five’s Greg Gutfeld comments on the US government’s response to this global resurgence of terrorism.

‘Serious’ Al-Qaeda Alert

The al-Qaeda affiliate in Yemen apparently sparked the threat that led the US to close 22 embassies and to issue a worldwide travel alert.

 

 

Not Your Daddy’s Sesame Street

Obama is sweating bullets in Berlin, CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson claims she was hacked and the CIA places al-Qaeda on the US taxpayers’ dime. All this, plus Muppet prisons, in this edition of THE GREAT EIGHT, hosted by Ben Crystal for the Personal Liberty Digest.

Al-Qaeda’s First Attack

On August 7, 1998, Nairobi was bustling and busy as usual, until at 10.45am, an explosion tore through the American Embassy situated in the heart of the capital killing hundreds of people. The attacks were linked to local members of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad, and resulted in the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation placing bin Laden on its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

This report presents the memories of those who survived. Caution: The video contains disturbing images of burned bodies and bloodied victims. H/T Journeyman Pictures

 

The Sunni-Shia Divide

The division between Sunnis and Shi’as goes back to the beginnings of Islam and who was to succeed the Prophet. Lindsey Hilsum reports from the Sunni country of Qatar.

Iraq Busts Terror Cell

Iraq’s Defense Ministry has busted up an alleged al-Qaeda cell that was attempting to produce chemical weapons. Reporters in Baghdad were shown four of the alleged suspects, who were hooded, and a table displaying beakers and jars said to contain chemicals used in the manufacture of sarin and mustard gas.

al-Qaeda’s Bad Employee

Former al-Qaeda fighter and mastermind of the gas plant hostage crisis in Algeria, Mokhtar Belmokhtar, was bad employee and his bosses told him so.

British Killer Linked to al-Qaeda

One of the two men arrested on suspicion of murdering a British soldier in London was arrested in Kenya in 2010 and arraigned in court before the Kenyan government deported him back to the United Kingdom. Michael Adebolajo was accused in Kenya of seeking training with al-Qaeda-linked militant group al-Shabaab in Somalia.

Terrorists on Trial in Canada

The two men accused of plotting what officials say was an al-Qaeda-supported terrorist attack on a train have appeared in Canadian court. Raed Jaser, and Chiheb Esseghaier face charges of conspiring “to murder uknown persons… for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with a terrorist group.”

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