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The Al Qaeda bomb maker who switched sides after plotting to blow up the NYC subway may soon be released from prison

He was trained by Al Qaeda to make bombs and plotted to strike the NYC subway. He then switched sides to help investigators. He may soon walk free.
A Sri Lankan soldier stands guard outside St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo on April 27, 2019, following a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka.

A deadly shootout between Sri Lankan soldiers and suspected militants has killed at least 15 people, including civilians and children

Authorities in Sri Lanka have been conducting raids across the country after bombs erupted on Easter Sunday, targeting luxury hotels and churches.
Imsath Ibrahim, right, one of the suspects in the Easter Sunday bombings, shaking hands with Sri Lankan International Trade Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe in 2016 in front of his father, Mohammad.

The wealthy spice trader father of 2 of the Sri Lanka bombing suspects has been arrested and accused of aiding his sons

A police spokesman told CNN on Thursday that Mohammad Yusuf Ibrahim was in custody, along with all other known members of the family in the country.
Sri Lankan military officials stand guard in front of the St. Anthony's Shrine, Kochchikade church after an explosion in Colombo, Sri Lanka April 21, 2019.

At least 300 people killed in Sri Lanka after churches and luxury hotels hit by explosions

Churches in Kochchikade, Negombo, and Batticaloa were targeted during Easter services, alongside The Shangri La, Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury hotels.

Here’s everything we know about National Thowfeek Jamaath, the terror group Sri Lanka has blamed for the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 ...

Sri Lanka's health minister said at a news conference that officials believe National Thowfeek Jamaath (NTJ) is responsible for Sunday’s attacks.

At least 2 Americans died in the Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings that claimed hundreds of lives

After eight bomb attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, hundreds of lives were claimed including foreigners from the United States and the UK.
A Sri Lankan man holds up a message on Twitter showing that Facebook had been banned in Colombo on March 7, 2018.

Sri Lanka has temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp after a series of bombings left over 200 dead, fearing the spread of mis...

Facebook and other social media have played a role in fanning ethnic and religious violence in Sri Lanka and other countries in recent years.

World leaders including Pope Francis, Donald Trump, and Barack Obama offered their support after Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka claimed hundreds ...

On Easter Sunday, bomb attacks at Sri Lanka churches and luxury hotels killed at least 297 people and injured more. Here's how world leaders reacted.
Dash cam footage captures an explosion in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Dash cam footage appears to show the horrifying moment a bomb exploded at a church in Sri Lanka’s capital

Many were killed and even more injured at St. Anthony's shrine in the Kochchikade district of Colombo.

Sri Lankan police issued an intelligence alert warning that terrorists planned to hit ‘prominent churches’ 10 days before Easter bombings

Sri Lankan police reportedly issued a warning to top officials 10 days before a series deadly blasts struck churches and hotels.