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About Faisal Shahzad

Faisal Shahzad is the failed terrorist who made a failed attempt to bomb Times Square in May 2010. He was arrested when trying to escape.

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Deja vu as Pak court acquits 4 terror accused of aiding Times Square bomber
In what seems to have become the norm in Pakistan of terror suspects walking free due to lack of evidence provided to the courts by prosecutors, four Pakistani men accused of involvement in the 2010 Times Square bomb plot have been acquitted by a Rawalpindi court, a lawyer and family members of the men have said.

Pakistani man pleads guilty to providing money to failed Times Square bomber
A Pakistani man has pleaded guilty in an American court to running an unlicensed money transfer business between the United States and Pakistan.

Man linked to Times Square bomber pleads guilty
A New York man accused of providing 7,000 dollars to a Connecticut man who tried to set off a bomb in Times Square last year has pleaded guilty to a charge that he conducted an unlicensed money-transmitting business.

U.S. citizen convicted for supporting overseas terror
A U.S. citizen, Betim Kaziu, has been convicted on terror charges for avenging the abuse of Muslims in the Middle East.

Pakistani with money tie with failed Times Square bomber deported
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have deported a Pakistani man arrested in Massachusetts during the investigation last year into the failed Times Square bombing.

US experts warn of rise of 'lone-wolf' type local jihadis after Osma's death
The death of al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden won't produce a clone of the terror mastermind, but could create more lone-wolf types jihadis operating locally rather than from overseas, American experts have warned.

Saudi 'jihadist' arrested for trying to blow up George Bush's house, other US targets
A Saudi national has been arrested in Texas for allegedly plotting to blow up former President George W Bush's house and other targets in America in the name of 'jihad'.

Security lockdown in Times Square for New Year's Eve
Nearly a million revelers are expected to cram into New York's Times Square on New Year's Eve to ring in the New Year.

NYPD trains personnel to anticipate, counter Mumbai type terror attack
The New York Police Department recently ran an anti-terrorism exercise that deliberately mirrored the November 2008 terror massacre on the city of Mumbai.

Pak ATC frames charges against three aides of Faisal Shahzad
An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan has framed charges against three accused of supporting Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad in an aborted car bombing attack in New York's Times Square in May this year.

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