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High-Profile Terrorism Suspect Pleads Not Guilty in Manhattan Court

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

An Egyptian-born preacher has pleaded not guilty in New York to charges that he conspired with Seattle men to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon.

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High Profile Terror Suspects Arrive in NYC Without Much Fanfare

Monday, October 08, 2012

In 2009, when Attorney General Eric Holder announced plans to try the alleged mastermind behind the September 11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed,  in a civilian court in Lower Manhattan it caused a firestorm of criticism and raised security concerns. Federal prosecutors on Saturday announced the arrival of Abu Hamza al-Masri, an Islamic cleric and alleged terrorist mastermind linked to al-Qaida, for trial in that same civilian court without either. 

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5 Extradited Terror Suspects Appear in US Courts

Saturday, October 06, 2012

A partially blind extremist Egyptian-born preacher and four other terrorism suspects appeared in federal courts Saturday, hours after they lost yearslong extradition fights in Britain and were transported to the U.S. under tight security to face trial.

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