Counterfeit electronics are flooding the market. While the items might be more affordable, they also can be dangerous and their sales could help fund terrorism and gangs.
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.
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.”
The latest edition of al Qaeda’s English language online magazine labels urges its readers to attack the United States with car bombs and includes a photo of Times Square.
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.
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.
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.
The stolen passports used by two passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing last week has cast a troubling spotlight on a major gap.
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.
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith will be tried on charges that he conspired to kill Americans and support terrorists in his role as al Qaeda’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks.
It has now been 20 years since a shooting near the Brooklyn Bridge killed a Jewish teenager, in a case that sparked a conversation on the definition of terrorism.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security was warning airlines Wednesday to be aware of new chatter about explosives placed in shoes.
Jose Pimentel entered the plea Wednesday to attempted criminal possession of a weapon as a crime of terrorism. It was less than a week before his scheduled trial in a rare state-level terrorism case.
Prosecutors want to keep testimony of three key witnesses out of public view at the trial of a New York man charged with plotting terror attacks with homemade bombs.
The Assembly Committee on Environmental Conservation held a hearing on the issue Thursday. Wildlife officials said poaching is a local issue.