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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

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)

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

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)

Bin Laden Son-In-Law Convicted At NYC Terror Trial

The verdict was returned Wednesday for Sulaiman Abu Ghaith in federal court in Manhattan.

03/26/2014

Courtroom sketch of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, testifying at his own terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court, March 19, 2014. (credit: Court art/ Jane Rosenberg)

Day 1 Of Deliberations End Without Verdict In Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

The jury began deliberations Tuesday morning after federal Judge Lewis Kaplan read the law that will guide them toward a verdict in the case of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith.

03/25/2014

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)

Closing Arguments Under Way In Terrorism Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, an imam from Kuwait, delivered fiery videotaped sermons in Arabic that were intended to drive “more men to al Qaeda and its mission. Al Qaeda needed these young men to be its next generation of terrorists.”

03/24/2014

Courtroom sketch of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, testifying at his own terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court, March 19, 2014. (credit: Court art/ Jane Rosenberg)

Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Testifies At New York Terrorism Trial

A defense attorney made the surprise announcement Wednesday that his client, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, would testify.

03/19/2014

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)

Defense Opens In Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law; Judge To Rule If KSM Testimony Can Be Used

A pair of FBI agents were the first witnesses called by the defense on Monday. The agents testified that they first met Sulaiman Abu Ghaith a year ago on the tarmac in Jordan as he stood beside the plane that would fly him to New York to stand trial.

03/17/2014

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Osama bin Laden sitting between his Egyptian lieutenant Ayman al-Zawahri (L) and Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the spokesman of his al-Qaeda network, in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (Photo credit AFP/Getty Images)

Terrorism Expert Testifies In Trial Of Osama Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

The government’s charge that he provided material support to the terrorist group is based on the fact that when Osama bin Laden summoned him on the very day of the attacks to videotape a speech that would let the world know al Qaeda was responsible, he agreed.

03/14/2014

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)

FBI Agent Who Questioned Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Testifies In Terrorism Trial

FBI Special Agent Michael Butsch was the chief interviewer to question Sulaiman Abu Ghaith aboard a flight to the United States after his arrest in Turkey a year ago.

03/13/2014

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

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)

N.Y. Man Testifies He Met Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law While Training For Al Qaeda

A western New York man convicted of terrorism charges a decade ago testified Monday that he met Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law when he first in Afghanistan intending to join al Qaeda.

03/10/2014

Security guards stand outside Federal Court as the trial for Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith begins in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Juror Laid-Off After Being Assigned To Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

She told the court that her employer said that it would be to her benefit to lose her job so that she could collect unemployment while serving jury duty.

03/08/2014

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