Al-Qaeda planning terror attack on US airline: Report
Islamabad: Al-Qaeda affiliate in Yemen, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), is planning to launch an attack on an American airliner, a British paper, citing intelligence sources, has claimed.
The Sunday Times claimed AQAP had recruited a Norwegian Muslim convert and given him terrorist training in Yemen, and that the group were believed to have selected a US passenger jet as a target.
"The Norwegian recruit goes under the name of Muslim Abu Abdurrahman," the newspaper said. (...)