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  • Bin Laden's son-in-law convicted of conspiring to kill Americans

    Bin Laden's son-in-law convicted of conspiring to kill Americans
    NEW YORK -- In a quick decision, a jury convicted Osama bin Laden's son-in-law of conspiring to kill Americans in his role as the angry voice of Al Qaeda after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Sulaiman abu Ghaith, 48, faces life in prison when he...
  • British government launches investigation of Muslim Brotherhood

    British government launches investigation of Muslim Brotherhood
    LONDON -- The British government has launched a review of the Muslim Brotherhood amid reports that members of the Islamist group fled to the country after Egypt’s crackdown in order to plot strategy and possibly plan terrorist attacks, officials...
  • Sulaiman abu Ghaith guilty verdict revives terror trial venue debate

    Sulaiman abu Ghaith guilty verdict revives terror trial venue debate
    NEW YORK — It took less than 13 months for Sulaiman abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, to be arrested, put on trial and convicted of terrorism charges for being the fiery mouthpiece of Al Qaeda in the days following the Sept. 11, 2001,...
  • Abu Ghaith verdict shows lingering impact of Sept. 11 to New Yorkers

    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...
  • Defense in Abu Ghaith trial says judge rushed jury, vows to appeal

    Defense in Abu Ghaith trial says judge rushed jury, vows to appeal
    NEW YORK--The conviction of a former Al Qaeda spokesman Wednesday for crimes stemming from the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks could bolster calls for the movement of high-profile terror suspects out of Guantanamo Bay to civilian courts, but the defendant's...
  • Why the Malaysia Airlines jet might have disappeared

    Why the Malaysia Airlines jet might have disappeared
    The most dangerous parts of a flight are takeoff and landing. Rarely do incidents happen when a plane is cruising seven miles above the earth. So the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet well into its flight Saturday morning over the South China Sea...
  • Bin Laden son-in-law denies speaking for Al Qaeda in a call for jihad

    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...
  • Forgotten boys are forged into suicide bombers in 'Horses of God'

     Forgotten boys are forged into suicide bombers in 'Horses of God'
    In a slum where soccer balls skitter and poverty is deep, coaxing voices lead young men and boys to terror. Talk of God turns to incantations on holy war and the youths, who have been promised martyrdom and paradise, slip on backpacks of crude...
  • U.S. shifts Syria strategy to 'southern front'

    U.S. shifts Syria strategy to 'southern front'
    IRBID, Jordan — The Free Syrian Army commander, head of a moderate rebel force fighting just across the border in southern Syria, watched helplessly for months as better-funded Islamist militant groups peeled off half the 2,000 fighters from his...
  • Spain still healing 10 years after Madrid '11-M' train bombings

    Spain still healing 10 years after Madrid '11-M' train bombings
    MADRID — Reminders of her son hang close to Pilar Manjon's heart. There's the necklace she wears with his name, Daniel, and the golden pendant bearing his first initial. A locket holds a tiny snapshot of his handsome face, smiling with the promise...
  • China: Mass stabbing attack in Kunming shows depth of Uighur conflict

    China: Mass stabbing attack in Kunming shows depth of Uighur conflict
    KUNMING, China — Deng Wei, his wife and 8-month-old baby were having dinner in a little restaurant in an alleyway next to this city’s main train station Saturday night when a man and a woman, both in black, came striding by, clutching large...