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 0.19% 316570000 10606km 5.98
World Coverage Rating 5.98

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Sep 10, 2014
United States - Then, on Christmas Day, Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab -- who later acknowledged having traveled to Yemen and being "greatly inspired" by al-Awlaki "to avenge the killing of innocent Muslims" -- tried unsuccessfully to detonate explosives in his underwear on an Amsterdam-to-Detroit flight. full story »
Sep 08, 2014
United States - October 23, 2010 - Along with others, appears in a video referencing Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab, also known as the "underwear bomber." full story »
Jul 24, 2014
United States - One reason the initial underwear bomb used by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab failed to detonate aboard a US-bound airliner in 2009, Pistole said, was because he wore the explosive underwear contraption for 17 daysi full story »
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 »