Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab

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Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab , popularly referred to as the "Underwear Bomber", is a Nigerian Islamist. more info »

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab has been in the news in 1 countries in the past week:

Country Articles Coverage Population Distance Rating
United States 1 0.24% 316570000 10606km 7.68
World Coverage Rating 7.68

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Jul 23, 2014
United States - The closest call came in 2009 when Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab failed to ignite an explosive in his underwear as a Northwest Airlines jet from Amsterdam approached Detroit on Christmas Day. full story »
Jun 19, 2014
United States - Aspiring Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad, the so-called underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, and al Qaeda propagandist Sulaiman Abu Ghaith -- all were convicted and sentenced in US courtsh full story »
Jun 18, 2014
United States - Aspiring Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad; the so-called underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab; radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri; and al Qaeda propagandist Sulaiman Abu Ghaith were all convicted and sentenced in US courtse full story »
Apr 21, 2014
United States - AQAP claimed responsibility for the would-be "underwear bomb" attack on a Detroit-bound flight by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab on Christmas Day 2009. full story »
Apr 11, 2014
United States - Almost a decade later he also gave the order to Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab, the "underwear bomber" to take down an American plane with a bomb. full story »
Mar 20, 2014
Yemen - Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is in the justice system having, you know, something resembling a trial. full story »