OSAMA BIN LADEN
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Bin Laden's son-in-law found guilty of conspiring to kill Americans
March 26, 2014
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was found guilty on Wednesday of both conspiring to kill Americans and providing terrorists with material support, following a jury trial in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. Abu Ghaith, who was convicted for his ro....... [more]

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed defends bin Laden's son-in-law
March 17, 2014
The admitted mastermind behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohamed, on Sunday gave a statement in defense of Sulaiman abu Ghaith, claiming that Osama bin Laden's son-in-law had no involvement in al Qaeda's military activities. Mohammed stated that abu Ghaith did not provide support to....... [more]

Jury selection begins in trial of bin Laden son-in-law
March 3, 2014
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the son-in-law of Osama Bin-Laden, went on trial Monday in New York for his role in the 9/11 attacks. Judge Lewis Kaplan of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York instructed Abu Ghaith to face prospective jurors, in order to determine whether any of the pro....... [more]

Federal judge rejects Bin-Laden son-in-law mistaken identity claim
March 1, 2014
Judge Lewis Kaplan of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday rejected a request by Suleiman Abu Ghaith, son-in-law of Osama bin-Laden, to delay his trial on the grounds that the government had confused him with a similarly-named detainee at Guantanamo Bay. Kaplan den....... [more]

Lawyers may question Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, judge says
February 20, 2014
A US District Judge on Wednesday said that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who is being held at a detention facility at Guantanamo Bay can answer written questions from the lawyers preparing to defend Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, at his New York City terrorism trial in March. Judge L....... [more]

Introduction
July 20, 2013
On September 11, 2001, a series of coordinated attacks were carried out at the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, DC, leaving approximately 3,000 dead in the immediate aftermath. The attacks were carried out by 19 hijackers who took control of four commercial airline....... [more]

The Legacy of 9/11
July 20, 2013
On September 11, 2001, a series of coordinated attacks were carried out at the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, DC, leaving approximately 3,000 dead in the immediate aftermath. The attacks were carried out by 19 hijackers who took control of four commercial airline....... [more]

Federal appeals court rules bin Laden photos may remain classified
May 22, 2013
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Tuesday that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has no legal obligation to release photos of Osama bin Laden after his death. The decision was in response to a Freedom of Information Act request seeking to have more than 50 photog....... [more]

DC Circuit to reconsider overturned conviction of al Qaeda media director
April 23, 2013
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit agreed Tuesday to an en banc review of its January decision vacating the conspiracy conviction of Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman Al Bahlul, the media secretary of Osama Bin Laden. A three-judge panel ruled in January that the military tribunal....... [more]

Federal judge sets January trial date for Bin Laden's son-in-law
April 10, 2013
Judge Lew Kaplan of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York announced on Tuesday that the trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, son-in-law of Osama Bin Laden, is scheduled for January 7, 2014. Kaplan said the start date would be delayed because of the US budget sequester forcing lawyers....... [more]

Bin Laden son-in-law pleads not guilty to charges of al Qaeda involvement
March 8, 2013
A son-in-law of Osama Bin Laden pleaded not guilty on Friday in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York to conspiracy to kill US citizens. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith appeared before Judge Lewis Kaplan, briefly answering questions during his 20-minute arraignment. The indictment alleges....... [more]




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