ATLANTA -- A Saudi national faces charges he threatened to blow up a Delta Air Lines flight because he was upset he was denied a job as an interpreter for U.S. military operations in Iraq. The suspect says he was only making a joke while having some drinks. A federal magistrate ordered 45-year-old Saleh Al Suwailem, of Boise, Idaho, held by the U.S. Marshal's Service after a hearing yesterday in Columbus.
Thursday, June 08, 2006
Saudi charged with attempt to blow-up Delta flight