Does the U.S.’s go-it-alone attack in Syria on the Khorasan Group, an al Qaeda offshoot, raise the terrorism threat to New York City?
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was sentenced in federal court in Manhattan by U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, who said he saw “no remorse whatsoever” from the 48-year-old imam.
Prosecutors said Monday that Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law should be sentenced to life in prison for his role as al Qaeda’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks, which involved he made “bone-chilling threats” against America.
Rebecca Weiner, the NYPD’s director of intelligence analysis, warned that Inspire magazine is instructing would-be terrorists on how to make bombs and where to set them off.
Passengers headed to the United States can expect to encounter tighter security. The move comes amid the growing threat of terrorists sneaking a new type of bomb onto a flight.
The concern is that al Qaeda in Yemen is developing a bomb that could get around traditional airport security, outside of the U.S.
But the senator said he does believe in protecting the United States by using drones.
President Barack Obama said he was dispatching up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help quell the rising insurgency.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan rejected Adis Medunjanin’s claims that his 2012 trial was unfair because statements he made to FBI agents and police detectives should have been suppressed.
An Egyptian Islamic preacher brought to the United States on charges that he supported terrorism around the world from his perch at a London mosque has been found guilty.
A prosecutor warned jurors Wednesday in closing arguments at a New York terrorism trial not to be fooled by the testimony of the defendant, a London imam charged with supporting al Qaeda.
Mustafa Kamel Mustafa was cross-examined by Assistant U.S. Attorney John Cronan in federal court in Manhattan
Mustafa Kamel Mustafa testified that his satellite phone was stolen, but he also said he provided the phone to the kidnappers so that the tourists could contact their families to prevent bloodshed. In the end, four of them were killed.
An Egyptian cleric known for his incendiary rhetoric at a London mosque denied on the witness stand Wednesday that he supported terrorism.
A woman who was kidnapped in Yemen in 1998 testified in the trial of an alleged terrorist Tuesday that she has never fully recovered from the terrifying experience.