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Radical Cleric Wins Appeal Against Deportation From Britain

Posted November 12th, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada has won his appeal against deportation from Britain to Jordan to face terror charges. The Special Immigration Appeals Commission on Monday blocked the extradition order, saying it could not be guaranteed that Qatada would get a fair trial. He is expected to be released from prison on bail on Tuesday […]

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Radical Cleric Wins Appeal Against Deportation From Britain

Posted November 12th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada has won his appeal against deportation from Britain to Jordan to face terror charges. The Special Immigration Appeals Commission on Monday blocked the extradition order, saying it could not be guaranteed that Qatada would get a fair trial. In a statement, Britain’s Home Office says it strongly disagrees with the […]

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US Man Gets 17 Year Sentence for Plot to Bomb Pentagon and Capitol

Posted November 1st, 2012 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. judge has sentenced a Massachusetts man to 17 years in prison for plotting to fly remote-controlled model planes packed with explosives into the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol. Rezwan Ferdaus read a statement to the court in Boston on Thursday. Ferdaus did not apologize for his actions, but said he accepts his fate […]

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Indonesia Arrests 11 in Plot to Bomb US Embassy, Other Targets

Posted October 27th, 2012 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Indonesian police say 11 people have been arrested in a suspected plot to attack the U.S. embassy in Jakarta and other domestic and foreign targets. National police spokesman Suhardi Alius said Saturday the arrests by a special anti-terror unit took place in four provinces. Alius said the suspects — members of the newly-formed Harakah Sunni […]

Bangladeshi Man Arrested On Charges Of Plotting Bomb Attack In US

Posted October 17th, 2012 at 7:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A Bangladeshi man arrested on suspicion that he plotted to blow up the U.S. Federal Reserve building in New York City has appeared in federal court and has been ordered held without bail. Federal authorities arrested 21-year-old Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis in lower Manhattan Wednesday on suspicion that he planned to detonate a van […]

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Bangladeshi Man Arrested On Charges Of Plotting Bomb Attack In US

Posted October 17th, 2012 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A Bangladeshi man arrested on suspicion that he plotted to blow up the Federal Reserve building in New York City has appeared in federal court and been ordered held without bail. Federal authorities arrested 21-year-old Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis in lower Manhattan Wednesday on suspicion that he planned to detonate a van with explosives […]

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Radical Islamists to Face Attempted Murder, Terrorism Charges

Posted October 11th, 2012 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A French prosecutor says he will pursue attempted murder and terrorism charges against seven suspected radical Islamists who he says posed the biggest danger to France in years. Francois Molins said Thursday the suspects were part of an active terrorist cell that was, as he put it,”probably the most dangerous in France since 1996.” At […]

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Indonesia Uncovers ‘Credible’ Terror Threat to Bali Bombing Anniversary

Posted October 10th, 2012 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesian police say they have uncovered “credible evidence” of a planned terror attack on dignitaries attending a Friday ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the deadly Bali bombings. Bali police chief I Ketut Untung Yoga Ana said Wednesday that the country’s security has been raised to its highest level ahead of the ceremony on […]

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European Court Approves Extradition of Terror Suspects to US

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 2:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The European Court of Human Rights has given its final approval to allow the extradition of radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza and four other terror suspects to the United States. On Monday, the court ruled against the defendants’ appeal that they would face inhumane treatment if transferred to the United States. The British government welcomed […]

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US to Remove Iran Group Off Terror List

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials say the Obama administration is planning to remove an Iranian militant group once allied with former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein from the U.S. terrorism list. A court had given Secretary of State Hillary Clinton until October 1 to decide the fate of Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, also known as the People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran or […]

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