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Egyptian-born cleric convicted in New York terrorism trial
Egyptian-born cleric convicted in New York terrorism trial

In the second major terrorism-related conviction for federal prosecutors in two months, a jury convicted an Egyptian-born cleric Monday on 11 counts that included taking part in the abduction of Western hostages in Yemen and working to set up a terrorist training camp in rural Oregon. The defendant, Abu Hamza Masri, who also goes by Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, faces life in prison. His conviction, coming after less than one full day of jury deliberations, follows the March conviction of Sulaiman abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama Bin Laden. Abu Ghaith, who was also tried in New York federal court, was found guilty of charges stemming from his work as a chief spokesman for Al Qaeda in the...

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