Thursday, June 08, 2006

Saudi charged with attempt to blow-up Delta flight

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.
The broad strata of society - again -

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