A Pakistani man alleged to have plotted a major al-Qaida attack in
Britain and wanted by U.S. authorities over the subway bomb plot was ordered held in custody. Abid Naseer, 24, was arrested July 7 on a New York extradition warrant on charges of providing support to a foreign terrorist organization, conspiring to support a terror group and "conspiracy to use destructive force." U.S.
He appeared via a videolink at
London's City of court and was ordered held until another hearing in the case on Aug. 11. Naseer was among 12 people arrested last year in anti-terrorism raids across northern Westminster .
All were released without charge, but authorities insisted they had thwarted a major al-Qaida bomb plot in the northern city of . Few details were released, but authorities said a Manchester shopping mall was likely among the targets. Manchester