Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

FILE - This undated file photo released by the FBI shows terror suspect Aafia Siddiqui. The U.S.-trained scientist from Pakistan who was convicted of trying to murder U.S. agents and military officers in Afghanistan should be sent to prison for 12 years rather than life because she is mentally ill, her lawyers said in court papers Wednesday Sept. 22, 2010. (AP Photo/FBI, File)

No New Trial For Pakistani Scientist, Aafia Siddiqui, Who Shot At U.S. Troops

A federal judge in New York has rejected a bid by a U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist to have her conviction for shooting at American soldiers overturned.

10/09/2014

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 Rejects Statement From 9/11 Mastermind at Terrorism Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

At a hearing Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan rejected a request by defense lawyers. They’d sought to call Khalid Sheikh Mohammed as a witness at the terrorism trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith.

03/18/2014

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)

Admitted Shoe Bomb Plotter Testifies In Bin Laden Son-In-Law’s Terrorism Trial

Saajid Badat, a 34-year-old United Kingdom resident, is expected to testify all day Tuesday by video hookup from London. He refuses to testify in the United States because he faces terrorism charges in Boston that could send him to prison for life.

03/11/2014

In this photograph of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin, reviewed by the US Military, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C), and Waleed bin Attash, two of the September 11, 2001 attacks co-conspirator suspects, attend their arraignment inside the war crimes courthouse at Camp Justice, the legal complex of the US Military Commissions, at Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba, on June 5, 2008. (credit: BRENNAN LINSLEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims’ Families View Pretrial Hearings Of Self-Professed 9/11 Mastermind, Plotters

Military installations in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Maryland are welcoming families of 9/11 victims this week to watch pretrial hearings at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for five men charged in the terrorist attacks.

10/15/2012

In this photograph of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin, reviewed by the US Military, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C), and Waleed bin Attash, two of the September 11, 2001 attacks co-conspirator suspects, attend their arraignment inside the war crimes courthouse at Camp Justice, the legal complex of the US Military Commissions, at Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba, on June 5, 2008. (credit: BRENNAN LINSLEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims’ Families Invited To Watch 9/11 Mastermind, Plotters Pretrial Hearings

The hearings set to begin Monday are closed to the public, but victims’ families were invited to watch the proceedings via closed-circuit television.

10/14/2012

Courtroom drawing shows Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C) and co-defendant Walid Bin Attash (L) attending a pre-trial session in 2008 in Guantanamo Bay. (AFP PHOTO/POOL/ Janet Hamlin)

As Alleged 9/11 Plotters Face Judge, Those Who Lost Loved Ones Feel Bevy Of Emotions

Retired Deputy Fire Chief Jim Riches, who lost his son on 9/11, is spending the day watching the proceedings via closed circuit at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn along with about three-dozen other families.

05/05/2012

Courtroom drawing shows Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C) and co-defendant Walid Bin Attash (L) attending a pre-trial session in 2008 in Guantanamo Bay. (AFP PHOTO/POOL/ Janet Hamlin)

Accused 9/11 Plotters, Mastermind, Return To Military Tribunal At Gitmo

“These are the guys that murdered my son, I want them to get justice,” FDNY Deputy Chief Jim Riches said. “For me, the proper punishment for them would be the death penalty and I hope that’s what they get.”

05/04/2012

Rep. Peter King, R-Long Island

Rep. King: Waterboarded Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Gave Up Bin Laden’s Courier

In January 2009, President Barack Obama banned the use of waterboarding, but that controversial torture technique is now being credited with leading to the death of Osama bin Laden.

05/03/2011

The Brooklyn Bridge - Brooklyn, NY (file / credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Terrorists Plotted Against Brooklyn Bridge Before 9/11

Files from Guantanamo Bay reveal terrorists were taught bridge destruction methods and that 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told an underling to cut the cables on the Brooklyn Bridge.

04/27/2011

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (AP Photo/File)

9/11 Mastermind Mohammed To Face Military Tribunal At GITMO

The location of Mohammed’s trial has been the subject of intense debate. Many wanted him tried in lower Manhattan, others expressed concern about costs and security of holding such a high-profile terror trial here.

04/04/2011

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (AP Photo/File)

Sen. Graham Doubts Civilian Trials For 9/11 Suspects

The Justice Department probably will never receive congressional approval to put the alleged Sept. 11 conspirators on trial in a civilian court, a key senator on the issue of terrorism trials said Sunday.

11/28/2010

Andrew Cuomo (Mario Tama/Getty Images); Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (AP Photo)

Cuomo Opposes Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Trial In NY

Cuomo told reporters Friday he would “advocate forcefully” to keep the Sept. 11 terror trial out of New York state altogether.

11/12/2010

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (credit: AP)

Gov.-Elect Cuomo Opposes 9/11 Trial In New York

Cuomo addressed the matter in a radio interview Thursday, a day after Attorney General Eric Holder said the Obama administration was close to deciding where to prosecute Khalid Sheik Mohammed.

11/11/2010

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (credit: AP)

Attorney General Says 9/11 Trial Decision Is Near

The attorney general suggested since last spring that a decision was near, telling a House subcommittee in March that he thought the administration was just weeks away from making a determination.

11/11/2010