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A picture of the AirTrain at San Francisco International Airport was featured in an issue of "Inspire," a magazine published by Al Qaeda. (CBS)

San Francisco International Airport Photo In al-Qaida Magazine Raises Terrorism Concerns

A picture of San Francisco International Airport has been prominently placed in a propaganda magazine published by Al Qaeda. Meanwhile, the FBI insists there is no specific threat to the Bay Area.

04/10/2014

Nicholas Teausant. (Facebook)

NorCal College Student Indicted On Terrorism Support Charge; Allegedly Tried To Join al-Qaida

A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted a Central Valley college student on a single charge of attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization.

03/26/2014

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Bay Area Travelers Going Abroad Warned About Terrorist Threat

Travelers and U.S. citizens living abroad were warned Friday that terrorist attacks are being planned this month against U.S. and Western targets, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.

08/02/2013

(AP)

Homeland Security Warns Airports Against New Al Qaeda Threat

The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI have issued a new warning of vigilance to airports that al-Qaeda might be looking to load smaller airplanes with explosives, but don’t have specific threats.

09/04/2011

oil tanker

Bay Area Coast Guard Not Surprised Bin Laden Planned To Target Oil Tankers

Revelations that Osama bin Laden considered hijacking and blowing up U.S. oil tankers in order to provoke an “extreme economic crisis” came as no surprise to the Coast Guard in the Bay Area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/20/2011

Caltrain Diridon station, San Jose

BART, CalTrain On Alert After Feds Say Al-Qaida Considered U.S. Train Attacks

Some of the first information gleaned from Osama bin Laden’s compound indicates al-Qaida considered attacking U.S. trains.

CBS San Francisco–05/05/2011

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