Officials from local and federal police agencies yesterday reassured the public that they are not anticipating an elevated security threat for the District's July Fourth festivities, despite recent attempted terrorist attacks in Britain.
LONDON — At least three physicians were among the suspects arrested in Britain's car-bomb plots, and authorities announced three new arrests — including a doctor in Australia — as the investigation spread overseas yesterday.
Are we witnessing a resurgence of al Qaeda and groups affiliated with Osama bin Laden's terror franchise? Consider the following incidents, which unfolded within the space of 24 hours in Great Britain alone.
Security aboard flights into Glasgow Airport was beefed up two weeks ago with protection by U.S. air marshals who are now on board every inbound and outgoing European flight, according to a Homeland Security official.
GLASGOW, Scotland — British police focused today on at least four physicians with roots outside Britain — including a doctor seized at an Australian airport with a one-way ticket — in the investigation into failed car bombings in Glasgow and London.
GLASGOW, Scotland - British police yesterday raided buildings near Glasgow and in central England and made a fifth arrest in a hunt for al Qaeda-linked terrorists behind the fiery attack on the Scottish city's airport and foiled car bombings in London.
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Inspectors and police raided stores yesterday to enforce sweeping price cuts imposed to curb Zimbabwe's soaring inflation, while shoppers fought over rapidly disappearing staples at supermarkets.
GLASGOW, Scotland — Britain announced two additional arrests today in the failed car bombings in London and at Glasgow's airport, and a witness said police were closing in on the terror network just before attackers rammed the Scottish terminal building.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — U.S. airports and mass-transit systems will tighten security in response to apparent terrorist incidents in Britain, the Bush administration said yesterday.