Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai
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.
Abu Anas al-Libi entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan. Al-Libi, who has a thick gray beard, kept his hands folded on his lap as the judge read the charges.
Officials: Terror Suspect Wanted For Role In U.S. Embassy Bombings Awaiting Arraignment In Manhattan
Abu Anas al-Libi was grabbed in a military raid in Libya on Oct. 5. He’s due to stand trial in Manhattan, where he’s been under indictment for more than a decade on charges he helped plan and conduct surveillance for the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa.
New details were released Sunday about two anti-terror operations overseas – one in Libya, the other in Somalia.