Yemen

Al Qaeda Bomb Plot: ‘Underpants’ Bomber Was Working For CIA
May 9th, 2012

The al-Qaeda operative tasked with carrying a high-tech new “underpants” bomb onto a US-bound jet was in fact an agent working for the CIA and Arab intelligence agencies, according to US officials.

CIA Foils New Al-Qaeda Underwear Bomb Plot Against US-Bound Jet
May 7th, 2012

The US has foiled a plot by al-Qaeda in Yemen to detonate an upgraded version of the failed 2009 “underwear bomb”, US officials say.