AP sources: Diplomat was to meet jailed terrorist

This handout photo provided by Washington Life Magazine, taken March 25, 2010, shows Qatari diplomat Mohammed Al-Madadi at the Qatar Embassy in Washington. Al-Madadi sparked a bomb security scare after sneaking a smoke in an airplane's bathroom will likely be sent home or transferred to another country, U.S. officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Alfredo Flores, Washington Life) NO SALES

April 8, 2010 1:02:40 PM PDT
A Qatari diplomat was on his way to meet an imprisoned al-Qaida agent when he touched off a bomb scare by slipping into an airline bathroom for a smoke, officials said Thursday as they announced plans to send the diplomat home.