Amine El Khalifi

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Feds Watched Would-Be DC Bomber for a Year

Details emerge in case of Amine El Khalifi

(Newser) - The FBI is keeping quiet about the 29-year-old Moroccan-born man who tried to bomb Washington on Friday, but details about Amine El Khalifi and his plan are beginning to seep out, reports the AP . The FBI believes El Khalifi was acting alone and was not affiliated with al-Qaeda. He came...

Wannabe Suicide Bomber Nabbed on Way to Capitol

FBI had given him a fake suicide vest in sting operation

(Newser) - The FBI today arrested a man who allegedly thought he was on his way to blow himself up on Capitol Hill—but who was actually wearing a harmless vest provided to him by undercover FBI agents. The suspect, a man about 30 of Moroccan descent, thought he was working with...

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