An Egyptian lawyer pleaded guilty on Friday to lesser charges in the 1998 plot to bomb U.S. embassies in Africa as part of a deal that would greatly reduce his sentence.
According to court papers filed this week, prosecutors said Babar Ahmad supported Chechen fighters, the Taliban and al-Qaida with websites that sought cash, military equipment and personnel.
A federal appeals court reinstated Saudi Arabia as a defendant Thursday in lawsuits claiming it had provided support to al-Qaida prior to the Sept. 11 attacks.
Statements Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law made to U.S. authorities when he was brought to the United States earlier this year can be used against him at a terrorism trial next year, a federal judge said Tuesday.
With violent protests sweeping through some 20 countries, it was a grim President Obama who went to Andrews Air Force Base to accept the remains of former Libyan Ambassador Christopher Stevens and the three other Americans.
The plot is said to have involved an upgrade of the underwear bomb that failed to detonate aboard a jetliner over Detroit on Christmas 2009.
Prosecutors and defense lawyers are in plea negotiations in a rare state-level terror case against a man charged with building a homemade bomb to try to attack soldiers, police and other government targets, both sides said Monday.
The findings of a default judgement signed by the judge said Iran continues to provide material support and resources to al-Qaida by providing a safe haven for al-Qaida leadership and rank-and-file al-Qaida members.
Jose Pimentel was behind bars Monday night, being held without bail because, officials say, he had grandiose plans to blow up people and places in the metropolitan area, including the Intrepid Air and Space Museum.
The father of a man who admitted plotting to bomb New York City subways pleaded guilty Friday to charges he forged immigration forms on behalf of a nephew who ended up testifying against him at a trial earlier this year.
Companies had sued various defendants, seeking damages for the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks that demolished the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.
The fund is intended to help people who became ill after working at Ground Zero and others whose sicknesses can be tied to the site.
Two days out, the Assembly is already drawing world leaders and international criticism to New York. Among the world leaders gathering is the always controversial Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and the hotel where he’ll stay is under fire for hosting him,
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says the NYPD’s 12-hour shifts had been pulled and there are fewer checkpoints around the city than over the weekend.
In the days following 9/11, victims’ family members came to St. Peter’s Church just up the street from where the Twin Towers fell, to find comfort. They returned 10 years later to remember the fallen.