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  • Abu Ghaith verdict shows lingering impact of Sept. 11 to New Yorkers

    NEW YORK -- However you viewed the outcome of the terrorism trial of Sulaiman abu Ghaith, perhaps best known as Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, one thing was clear from its start until the moment the word "guilty" was read in court: the lingering effect...
  • Eric Holder says terror verdict vindicates call for civilian trials

    Eric Holder says terror verdict vindicates call for civilian trials
    WASHINGTON — Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., who for five years has advocated trying terrorism suspects in U.S. civilian court only to be slapped down by Congress, took a victory lap in New York on Tuesday, proclaiming that last week's conviction...
  • Alleged 9/11 architect's testimony barred from New York terror trial

    Alleged 9/11 architect's testimony barred from New York terror trial
    NEW YORK -- Jurors in the trial of a former Al Qaeda spokesman charged with conspiring to kill Americans will not hear testimony from the alleged architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, a judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District...
  • Bin Laden son-in-law denies speaking for Al Qaeda in a call for jihad

    NEW YORK — A cleric who gave a rousing speech urging jihad against "Jews, Christians and America" after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks testified at his terrorism trial Wednesday that he was speaking for Muslims, not for Al Qaeda, even though he...
  • 9/11, Al Qaeda invoked as lawyers begin arguing terror trial

    9/11, Al Qaeda invoked as lawyers begin arguing terror trial
    NEW YORK -- Prosecutors portrayed an alleged Al Qaeda spokesman as a member of Osama bin Laden's inner circle Wednesday as they began trying to convince a jury that he knew in advance of terrorist plots against U.S. targets, even if he did not plan or...
  • Al Qaeda training: poisoning dogs and rabbits, building shoe bombs

    Al Qaeda training: poisoning dogs and rabbits, building shoe bombs
    NEW YORK -- Saajid Badat had been through all the training, from firing weapons while riding a motorcycle to watching dogs and rabbits, trapped under glass, die slow, agonizing deaths as he learned poisoning techniques.    He had laughed with other Al...
  • U.S. official defends FBI's secret inquiry into detainees' lawyers

    The FBI committed no wrongdoing when it carried out a secret inquiry into the defense teams for the five accused Sept. 11 terrorist conspirators, a government lawyer told a military judge at Guantanamo Bay on Monday. Fernando Campoamor-Sanchez, a senior...
  • Al Qaeda suspect arraigned at Guantanamo Bay

    Al Qaeda suspect arraigned at Guantanamo Bay
    A former Al Qaeda commander and confidant of Osama bin Laden is to be arraigned Wednesday by U.S. military authorities at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, making his case the third-highest prosecution in the troubled military tribunal system. Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi...
  • Military prosecutors charge Bin Laden lieutenant with murder

    Military prosecutors charge Bin Laden lieutenant with murder
    After seven years in custody at Guantanamo Bay, a former top Al Qaeda commander and confidant of Osama bin Laden was arraigned Wednesday by U.S. military authorities there, pushing his case into the troubled military tribunal system. Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi...
  • Accused Al Qaeda propagandist's lawyers say U.S. has the wrong man

    Accused Al Qaeda propagandist's lawyers say U.S. has the wrong man
    WASHINGTON — Days before his Sept. 11-related terrorism trial begins in New York, accused Al Qaeda propagandist Sulaiman Abu Ghaith again asked a federal judge to dismiss or postpone the proceedings, contending the government had charged the wrong...
  • Terrorism trial to begin blocks from former World Trade Center

    Terrorism trial to begin blocks from former World Trade Center
    WASHINGTON — Weeks after he took office, President Obama met privately with 40 grieving Americans, many clutching photographs of loved ones lost in terrorist attacks. The new president told them he would be closing Guantanamo Bay military prison...