Federal agents arrested Pakistani-born Faisal Shahzad at New York's Kennedy Airport for the attempted Times Square car bombing. Though Shahzad has admitted to planning and placing the car bomb, his connection to terror groups remains to be seen.
Federal authorities arrested a suspect allegedly responsible for a car bomb that was left to detonate in New York's Times Square on Saturday. The 30-year-old man, Faisal Shahzad, was apprehended while trying to board an airplane to Dubai.
For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for one of Islam's holiest cities. The answer is Mecca. Jake Warga traveled to a different mosque? the Jumeirah Mosque in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai, and sent us this sound piece.
Britain has expelled the diplomat of one of its allies ï¿½ Israeli ï¿½ after evidence suggests Israeli assassins used forged British passports in the killing of a Palestinian Hamas official in Dubai in January. The World's Laura Lynch reports.
The assassination of Hamas official Mahmoud al-Mabhouh last month in a Dubai hotel room has been compared to the plot of a cheap spy novel. Bad costumes, security footage, and Interpol all make for a good thread.
In January, 11 professional assassins wearing fake beards and carrying fake passports killed Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a senior Hamas official in his Dubai hotel. Both Israel and Palestine have been accused of being involved in the assassination.
Police patrolling Dubai's beaches have been cracking down on what's considered offensive behavior. The BBC's Arab Affairs Editor Sebastian Usher tells anchor Marco Werman what Dubai authorities find offensive on the beach.
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