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Israel Holding Suspected al-Qaida Bio Weapons Expert

Israel says it has been holding a suspected al-Qaida operative for the past three years and is now asking a court to extend his detention for another six months.According to court document filed by Israel's Justice Ministry Monday, Samir al-Baraq is an expert in biological warfare and has been active in al-Qaida since 2001. The documents say Baraq was arrested while trying to cross into Israel from Jordan in 2010. Israeli officials say Baraq would significantly expand the development...

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