Osama bin Laden

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

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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.

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U.S. Guantanamo board reviews case of 'Dirty 30' bin Laden bodyguard

ARLINGTON, Virginia - A suspected Osama bin Laden bodyguard held at Guantanamo Bay military prison for 12 years on Thursday faced a U.S. national security board weighing whether he should remain in detention there.

World, 20 Mar 2014

U.S. Guantanamo board to review case of 'Dirty 30' bin Laden bodyguard

WASHINGTON - A suspected Osama bin Laden bodyguard held at Guantanamo Bay military prison for 12 years is due to face a U.S. national security board on Thursday that will weigh whether he should remain jailed there.

World, 20 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 takes stand in New York court in own defense

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

World, 19 Mar 2014

Court cuts jail term of Pakistan doctor who helped find bin Laden

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - A court in Pakistan on Saturday reduced by 10 years the jail term handed down to a Pakistani doctor who helped the United States track down al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, in a blow to his supporters who have been fighting for his release.

World, South Asia, Top News 15 Mar 2014

U.S. rests its case against bin Laden son-in-law

NEW YORK - Prosecutors in New York on Friday rested their case in the trial of Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden who is accused of conspiring to kill Americans when he acted as a spokesman for al Qaeda after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.

World, 15 Mar 2014

Bin Laden relative admitted al Qaeda link, FBI agent says

NEW YORK - Suleiman Abu Ghaith admitted that months before al Qaeda's 2001 hijacked jet attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, he promised Osama bin Laden he would be a spokesman for the group, an FBI agent testified on Thursday in a U.S. court.

World, 14 Mar 2014

Defense lawyer tries to discredit U.S. witness against bin Laden relative

NEW YORK - A lawyer for Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden on trial for conspiring to kill Americans, tried to discredit a U.S. government witness on Tuesday, portraying the former jihadi as more interested in saving himself than in preventing horrific attacks.

World, 12 Mar 2014

Bin Laden son-in-law goes on trial in U.S. on terrorism charges

NEW YORK - Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, went on trial in New York on Monday, becoming one of the highest-profile defendants to face terrorism charges in the United States.

South Asia, World, 04 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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