Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani

Security guards stand outside Federal Court as the trial for Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith begins in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Juror Laid-Off After Being Assigned To Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

She told the court that her employer said that it would be to her benefit to lose her job so that she could collect unemployment while serving jury duty.

03/08/2014

An undated photo of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani - AP Photo

Gitmo Detainee Acquitted Of All But 1 Charge In NY

The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial has been acquitted in New York City of all but one charge accusing him of a deadly 1998 plot to bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa.

11/17/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Needs More Deliberations In Gitmo Detainee’s Trial

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan allege that Ahmed Ghailani was part of an al-Qaida cell that bombed two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998.

11/11/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Deliberates At Gitmo Detainee’s NY Trial

A New York City jury has begun deliberations in the first civilian trial for a Guantanamo detainee.

11/10/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Defense: Gitmo Detainee A ‘Dupe’ In Bomb Plot

A lawyer for the first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial says his client didn’t know about a plot to bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa.

11/09/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Closings Start In Gitmo Detainee NY Trial

The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial is a “mass murderer” who played a key role in the terrorist bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998, a prosecutor said Monday in closing arguments.

11/08/2010

An undated photo of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani - AP Photo

Judge Explains Witness Ban In Gitmo Detainee’s Trial

Judge Lewis Kaplan said he banned a man after prosecutors failed to show Ghailani’s CIA interrogation played no role in getting the witness to cooperate.

10/14/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Guantanamo Detainee’s Manhattan Trial Begins

Prosecutors said Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani — the first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial — bought the truck and gas tanks that were used in the 1998 Tanzania embassy bombing.

10/12/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Ghailani Terror Trial To Continue Without Key Witness

Opening statements were expected Tuesday in the trial of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, the first Guantanamo Bay detainee to face a civilian trial.

10/11/2010

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is shown in an undated photo from the U.S. District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/File)

Gov’t Won’t Appeal Decision To Ban Witness In NY

The U.S. government says it won’t appeal a judge’s decision to ban a key prosecution witness from testifying in New York City at the first civilian trial for a Guantanamo Bay detainee.

10/10/2010

Courtroom sketch of Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (AP Photo)

Gitmo Detainee’s Terror Trial Delayed In NYC

Judge Kaplan said he will delay the trial a few days if he excludes the witness and prosecutors appeal.

10/06/2010

An undated photo of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani - AP Photo

Bin Laden Evidence Allowed At Embassy Bomber’s Trial

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is charged with conspiracy in the deadly bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998 and will be tried in New York City.

10/01/2010

An undated photo of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani - AP Photo

Accused Embassy Bomber’s Civilian Trial Starts Thurs.

The trial is being held in New York City.

09/29/2010