Yemen

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

Flight Disruption

Man Subdued After Disrupting Flight To Chicago

Two flights to and from Chicago were disrupted by unruly passengers in a period of 24 hours this weekend.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Chicago-Bound Mail Bomb Could Have Exploded Over U.S.

British police say a mail bomb intercepted last month at an English airport could have exploded over the East Coast of the United States.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2010

The Chicago skyline featuring Willis Tower. (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Willis Tower On Terror Website

Authorities are stepping up their investigation into the mail bombs addressed to Chicago synagogues, and they weren’t the only Chicago locations showing up on al-Qaeda’s radar.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Bomb From Yemen Was 17 Mins. From Exploding

One of the bombs addressed to Chicago synagogues from Yemen was defused just 17 minutes before it would have detonated, the French interior minister says.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2010

Printer Bombs

Plotters Didn’t Know Where Mail Bombs Would Go Off

Communication cards had been removed from the cell phones attached to the bombs.

11/03/2010

Cutting The Fuse

Terror Expert Sees More Plots Ahead As Ground Troops Stay

With troops on the ground in Middle East, he says the United States is creating more terrorists than it is killing.

WBBM Newsradio–11/02/2010

A Cargo Plane Is Loaded At The Fedex Distribution Center At The International Cargo Airport In Cologne, Germany. (AP Photo)

Packages from Yemen in Sept. Eyed as Dry Run

Officials say 3 packages of Chicago-bound books, papers were innocuous, but likely used to scope logistics for cargo bomb plot.

11/02/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Packages Could Have Detonated On Planes

The packages loaded with explosives and addressed to Chicago synagogues might have been set up to detonate before they even arrived.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Yemen Official: Arrested Woman Didn’t Mail Bombs

WASHINGTON (AP) – A Yemeni official says authorities in Yemen no longer believe a woman arrested Saturday was the person who mailed two powerful bombs to the U.S. The official in Washington tells The Associated […]

10/31/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Officials: Bomb Plot Narrowly Averted

The mail bomb plot stretching from Yemen to Chicago may have been aimed at blowing up planes in mid-flight and was only narrowly averted, officials said Sunday.

10/31/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Yemeni Arrested, al-Qaida Bomber Eyed In Mail Plot

Yemeni authorities arrested a woman Saturday and searched for other suspects linked to al-Qaida’s Persian Gulf faction in the plot to mail bombs powerful enough to down a cargo plane.

10/30/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Analyst: Terror Plot Might Have Had Multiple Goals

A local terrorism analyst says that even though authorities intercepted explosives bound for Chicago from Yemen, the plot shows that terrorists can win by forcing expenditure of millions to screen out a few dollars worth of chemicals.

WBBM Newsradio–10/30/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

US-Bound Bomb Could Have Exploded, Downed Plane

Yemeni authorities are checking dozens more packages in a search for the terrorists who tried to mail bombs to Chicago-area synagogues in a brazen plot that heightened fears of a a new al-Qaida terror attack.

CBS Chicago–10/30/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Packages Heading To Chicago Synagogues Had Explosives

Two suspicious packages containing explosives were intercepted on their way from Yemen to Chicago, authorities said Friday. President Barack Obama said authorities had uncovered a “credible terrorist threat.”

10/29/2010

Suspicious Cartridge

Suspicious Items Were Headed For Chicago Synagogues

Authorities stopped two cargo planes with suspicious packages onboard, after learning the items were being sent from Yemen to synagogues in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2010