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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

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images)

U.S. Reps: Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Should End Releases From Guantanamo

Following the controversial Taliban prisoner swap, members of Congress on Monday were questioning whether other prisoners should be released from Guantanamo.

06/09/2014

A sign announcing the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl sits in the window of the Hailey Paint and Supply store on Main Street June 1, 2014 in Hailey, Idaho. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Swap Of Captured American Soldier, Taliban Detainees Stirs Debate

The Obama administration is facing mounting questions over the prisoner swap that won freedom for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after five years in Taliban hands.

06/02/2014

President Obama stand with the parents of freed U.S. soldier, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (Credit: CBS 2)

President Obama Welcomes Release Of Captured U.S. Soldier

The president was joined at the White House by the soldier’s parents, Bob and Joni Bergdahl.

05/31/2014

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25 Years For Second Defendant In Plot To Give Taliban Weapons

A U.S. citizen was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison Wednesday, after being convicted of conspiring to help the Taliban and acquire anti-aircraft missiles.

12/18/2013

Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. (Credit CBS 2)

NYPD: Men Sought To Supply Taliban Fighters With Boots, Winter Coats

Police say Humayoun Nabi and Ismail Alsarabbi were busted after a two-year investigation that involved confidential informants and undercover detectives.

10/10/2013

Malala Yousafzai  on September 3, 2013.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pakistani Girl Shot By Taliban Brings Experiences To New York

Malala Yousafzai and her father, a human rights activist who founded an all-girls school, was interviewed by CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan on Thursday night.

10/10/2013

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens DA: Men Accused Of Conspiring To Aid Taliban In Effort To ‘Kill American Soldiers’

Police say Humayoun Nabi, 27, and Ismail Alsarabbi, 32, wanted to buy boots, winter coats and other gear for Taliban fighters. They have been arrested on state-level terrorism charges.

10/10/2013

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U.S. Citizen Sentenced 25 Years For Plot To Supply Taliban With Weapons

Alwar Pouryan received the mandatory minimum sentence for the anti-aircraft missile count and was spared a life sentence.

09/25/2013

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Staten Island Man Sentenced For Lying To Authorities About Terror Training

Abdel Hameed Shehadeh was sentenced to 13 years in prison Friday in Brooklyn federal court.

09/20/2013

Courtroom/File (Photo: CBS 2)

Former S.I. Man Convicted Of Lying About Teaming Up With Terrorists

A terror suspect was convicted in Brooklyn Monday of lying to the FBI about plans to team up with the Taliban or al-Qaeda.

03/25/2013

Afghan Girl Marzieh Has Surgery on Long Island (Credit: CBS 2)

6-Year-Old Afghan Girl Shot In Face By Taliban Has Life-Saving Surgery On L.I.

The girl, identified only as “Marzieh,” was shot in the face by the Taliban during an ambush. Her eye socket and cheek were shattered in the attack.

12/21/2012

An artist's rendering of Adis Medunjanin in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Adis Medunjanin Sentenced To Life In Prison For Plot To Blow Up NYC Subways

A jury found Adis Medunjanin guilty of all counts for his role in a terror plot that federal authorities say was one of the closest calls since Sept. 11, 2001.

11/16/2012

Horse Solider Statue at 9/11 Memorial in Lower Manhattan - Oct. 19, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

Statue Of Soldier On Horse Re-Dedicated At 9/11 Memorial

Dozens of veterans and soldiers turned out in the rain Friday for the re-dedication of the horse soldier statue at the 9/11 Memorial.

10/19/2012

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)

Five Terrorism Suspects Appear In Federal Courts In Manhattan And New Haven

A partially blind extremist Egyptian-born preacher and four other terrorism suspects appeared in federal courts, hours after they lost years-long extradition fights in Britain and were transported to the U.S. under tight security to face trial.

10/06/2012

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