Osama bin Laden

Handless cleric's own words to be used against him in U.S. trial

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NEW YORK - Prosecutors can use radical preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri's own inflammatory words against him during his trial in New York on terrorism-related charges, including praise for Osama bin Laden and for the September 11, 2001, attacks, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.

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U.S. jury convicts bin Laden son-in-law on terrorism charges

NEW YORK - Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was found guilty of terrorism-related charges on Wednesday following a three-week trial that offered unusually vivid details of the former al Qaeda leader's actions in the days after the September 11, 2001 attacks.

World, 26 Mar 2014

Bin Laden son-in-law's fate in hands of U.S. jury

NEW YORK - A federal jury in New York on Tuesday began deliberating whether or not to convict a son-in-law of al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden of conspiring to kill Americans and other terrorism-related charges. | Video

World, 25 Mar 2014

Jurors to weigh U.S. charges against bin Laden relative

NEW YORK - Before the smoke had cleared from the attacks of September 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden had asked a fiery Kuwaiti teacher and imam to recruit more fighters for al Qaeda, a U.S. prosecutor said in closing arguments of the man's trial on Monday. | Video

World, Middle East 25 Mar 2014

Jurors to weigh U.S. charges against bin Laden relative

NEW YORK - Before the smoke had cleared from the attacks of September 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden had asked a fiery Kuwaiti teacher and imam to recruit more fighters for al Qaeda, a U.S. prosecutor said in closing arguments of the man's trial on Monday. | Video

World, Middle East 24 Mar 2014

Bin Laden son-in-law unexpectedly testifies at his U.S. trial

NEW YORK - On September 11, 2001, just hours after hijackers deliberately crashed passenger aircraft in attacks on the United States, a Kuwaiti teacher and imam named Suleiman Abu Ghaith met Osama bin Laden inside a cave in Afghanistan.

Bin Laden son-in-law unexpectedly testifies at his U.S. trial

NEW YORK - On September 11, 2001, just hours after hijackers deliberately crashed passenger aircraft in attacks on the United States, a Kuwaiti teacher and imam named Suleiman Abu Ghaith met Osama bin Laden inside a cave in Afghanistan.

Bin Laden son-in-law unexpectedly testifies at his U.S. trial

NEW YORK - Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Suleiman Abu Ghaith, unexpectedly testified on Wednesday at his trial on terrorism-related charges and denied that he had any role in al Qaeda plots against the United States.

World, 19 Mar 2014

Bin Laden son-in-law takes stand in New York court in own defence

NEW YORK - Osama bin Laden's son-in-law Suleiman Abu Ghaith took the stand in his own defence Wednesday in New York federal court against charges that he conspired to kill Americans.

World, 19 Mar 2014

Bin Laden relative's trial will not hear from accused September 11 mastermind

NEW YORK - Jurors deciding the fate of a son in law of Osama bin Laden will not hear testimony from the accused mastermind of the September 11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, a U.S. judge ruled on Tuesday.

World, 18 Mar 2014
President Barack Obama (2nd L) and Vice President Joe Biden (L), along with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, May 1, 2011. Also pictured are Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (2nd R) and Defense Secretary Robert Gates (R). Please note: A classified document seen in this photograph has been obscured at source. REUTERS/White House/Pete Souza/Handout
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The bin Laden kill plan

A pivotal moment in the long, tortuous quest to find Osama bin Laden came years before U.S. spy agencies discovered his hermetic compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.  Full Article | Video 

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