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Courtroom sketch of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith (left), as the verdict is read at his terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court, March 26, 2014. (credit: Court art/ Jane Rosenberg)

Prosecutors Call For Life Sentence For Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law On Terror Conviction

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.

08/25/2014

Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, Queens, hosts the US Open Tennis Championships. (Credit: Getty Images)

Police: Al Qaeda Magazine Suggesting Attack On US Open

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.

07/16/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Some U.S. Bound Air Travelers Will Have To Power Up Cell Phones To Get Past Security

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.

07/06/2014

Security has  been tightened at international airports amid concerns about a terror threat involving undetected explosives. (Credit: CBS 2)

Worries About Undetected Bombs Prompt Tighter Security In Foreign Airports

The concern is that al Qaeda in Yemen is developing a bomb that could get around traditional airport security, outside of the U.S.

07/03/2014

Iraqi Shiite fighters parade with their weapons on June 21, 2014, in Karbala, Iraq. (Credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Charles Schumer Wants U.S. To Stay Out Of Iraqi Conflict

But the senator said he does believe in protecting the United States by using drones.

06/22/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about Iraq in the Brady Briefing room of the White House on June 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Sending Military Advisers To Iraq

President Barack Obama said he was dispatching up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help quell the rising insurgency.

06/19/2014

People enter the subway at Union Square (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Conviction Of Would-Be Subway Bomber

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.

05/20/2014

Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, also known as Abu Hamza al-Masri (file/credit: Getty Images)

Islamic Cleric Mustafa Kamel Mustafa Found Guilty In NYC Terrorism Trial

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.

05/19/2014

Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, also known as Abu Hamza al-Masri (file/credit: Getty Images)

Closing Arguments Made In Mustafa Kamel Mustafa Terrorism Trial

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.

05/14/2014

Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, also known as Abu Hamza al-Masri (file/credit: Getty Images)

Muslim Cleric Accuses Prosecutor Of Taking Comments Out Of Context

Mustafa Kamel Mustafa was cross-examined by Assistant U.S. Attorney John Cronan in federal court in Manhattan

05/13/2014

Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, also known as Abu Hamza al-Masri (file/credit: Getty Images)

Muslim Cleric Struggles To Explain Satellite Phone To Jury

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.

05/12/2014

Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, also known as Abu Hamza al-Masri (file/credit: Getty Images)

On Witness Stand, Muslim Cleric Mustafa Kamel Mustafa Denies Supporting Terrorism

An Egyptian cleric known for his incendiary rhetoric at a London mosque denied on the witness stand Wednesday that he supported terrorism.

05/07/2014

Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, also known as Abu Hamza al-Masri (file/credit: Getty Images)

American Kidnapping Victim Testifies In Muslim Cleric Trial

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.

05/06/2014

Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, also known as Abu Hamza al-Masri (file/credit: Getty Images)

Witness Testifies He Suggested Muslim Cleric Set Up Al Qaeda Camp In Oregon

James Ujaama said he visited that ranch and wrote to Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, his mentor in London, that the land looks just like Afghanistan and that, because Oregon is pro-militia, pro-firearm state, it would be easy to stockpile weapons for firearms training, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

05/05/2014

Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, also known as Abu Hamza al-Masri (file/credit: Getty Images)

Ex-Al Qaeda Operative: Muslim Cleric Spoke About Value Of Suicide Bombings

Would-be shoe bomber Sajib Badat testified Tuesday that he heard terror suspect Mustafa Kamel Mustafa speak twice about suicide bombings.

04/29/2014

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