Al-Qaida

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Saudi Man Convicted Of Conspiracy In ’98 US Embassy Bombings

A New York City federal jury returned the verdict Thursday in the case against Khaled al-Fawwaz. The monthlong trial delved into al Qaeda’s early days.

02/26/2015

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Takes ‘Precautionary Measures’ Following Threat Against U.S. Shopping Malls

A video released over the weekend urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries.

02/22/2015

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2 Yemeni Men Charged In U.S. For Joining Al-Qaida To Attack American Forces

Prosecutors in New York say Saddiq Al-Abbadi and Ali Alvi were captured in Saudi Arabia before being brought to the United States.

01/20/2015

Courtroom sketch of al Qaeda terror suspect Abu Anas al-Libi, Oct. 15, 2013. (credit: handout)

Wife: Libyan On Trial For U.S. Embassy Bombings, Abu Anas al-Libi, Dies

The wife of a Libyan accused of being an al-Qaida member involved in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa says he has died of complications from liver surgery.

01/03/2015

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Suspect In 1998 Embassy Bombings, Adel Abdul Bary, Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charges

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.

09/19/2014

Protesters demonstrate in support of terror suspects Babar Ahmad and Syed Tahla Ahsan outside the High Court in central London on October 5.  (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)

Federal Prosecutors Seek 25-Year Sentence In Connecticut Terror Case

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.

06/18/2014

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Saudi Arabia Restored As Defendant In 9/11 Lawsuits

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.

12/19/2013

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith , the alleged spokesman of Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda network in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Allows Comments By Bin Laden’s Spokesman In Trial

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.

11/26/2013

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Anti-American Violence, Protests Spread From Asia To Africa

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.

09/14/2012

Terror suspect Ibrahim al-Asiri. (credit: Handout)

CIA Thwarts New Al-Qaida Underwear Bomb Plot

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.

05/07/2012

Suspected "lone wolf" terrorist Jose Pimentel at a November court hearing. (credit: CBS 2)

Plea Talks Afoot In Jose Pimentel Pipe Bomb Case

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.

01/09/2012

Firefighters arrive at the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Judge: Iran, Taliban, Al-Qaida Liable For 9/11 Attack

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.

12/22/2011

Photo released by officials of suspected terror suspect Jose Pimentel. (Credit: Kristen Artz/Flick/NYCMayorsOffice)

Sources: Terror Suspect Wanted To Blow Up A Bomb On The USS Intrepid

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.

11/21/2011

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NYC Subway Terror Plotter’s Father Admits To Visa Charge

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.

10/21/2011

Exiled al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden is seen in this April 1998 picture in Afghanistan. American officials said they are looking at Bin Laden for involvement in the Friday, Aug. 7, 1998 Kenyan and Tanzanian U.S. embassy explosions. He has threatened a holy war against U.S. troops and Americans, and is suspected of backing other terrorist acts, including the 1996 attack in Saudi Arabia. (credit:AP Photo)

Judge Says Al-Qaida Owes Businesses $9.3 Billion For 9/11 Damage

Companies had sued various defendants, seeking damages for the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks that demolished the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.

10/14/2011

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