April 13, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
Iraqi military spokesperson Major General Qassim Atta said Monday that he is seeking the closure of the Bagdad offices of newspaper Al-Hayat and television network Al-Sharquiya after the two media outlets allegedly misquoted him in a story reported last week. Atta said he has sued the the two... ...[read more]
September 10, 2007
by Melissa Bancroft
California resident Hamid Hayat was sentenced to 24 years in a federal prison Monday following his 2006 conviction for supporting terrorism and lying to the FBI. Because Hayat had no prior criminal record, US District Court Judge Garland Burrell Jr. determined that the maximum sentence of 39 years ...[read more]
May 18, 2007
by Gabriel Haboubi
Convicted terrorist and California resident Hamid Hayat was denied a new trial Thursday, when a federal judge rejected his claims that the jury foreman engaged in misconduct and made prejudicial statements. Judge Garland E. Burell Jr. of the US Eastern District of California rejected testimony by ...[read more]
August 28, 2006
by Brett Murphy
Two relatives of Hamid Hayat, who was convicted earlier this year of attending a terrorist training camp, have been prevented from re-entering the United States after a trip to Pakistan unless they submit to questioning by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a report by the San ...[read more]
June 1, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
Umer Hayat, who was accused of lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his son's terrorism-related activities, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a lesser charge of trying to smuggle $28,000 in cash into Pakistan three years ago. Umer, who will not serve any more prison time after spending ...[read more]
May 6, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
Federal prosecutors said Friday that they will retry Umer Hayat, who is accused of lying to the FBI about his son's alleged terrorism-related activities, after jury deadlock in his first trial prompted US District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. to declare a mistrial. Umer and his son, Hamid ...[read more]
April 25, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
AP is reporting that a federal jury in California has found Hamid Hayat guilty of providing material support to terrorists by attending an al Qaeda training camp in Pakistan. Hayat was also found guilty of lying to investigators and faces a maximum sentence of 31 years in prison. Earlier Tuesday, ...[read more]
April 25, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
US District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. on Tuesday declared a mistrial in the case of Umer Hayat, who is accused of lying to the FBI about his son's alleged terrorism-related activities, after the jury failed to reach a unanimous verdict after almost two weeks of deliberations. Hayat's ...[read more]
April 4, 2006
by Holly Manges Jones
A federal judge Monday denied a request by defense lawyers to review alleged National Security Agency (NSA) wiretaps in the government's case against a Pakistani-American father and son who are accused of terrorism-related activities. Hamid Hayat was charged with lying to US law enforcement ...[read more]
February 21, 2006
by Krystal MacIntyre
An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Tuesday sentenced to death eleven members of Jund Allah, an Islam group linked to al Qaeda, after they were convicted of killing ten people in an attack on a convoy escorting Pakistani Lieutenant General Ahsan Saleem Hayat in June 2004. Hayat escaped ...[read more]

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