Accused terrorist seeks change of prison

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Lawyers for Muslim cleric Sheik Abu Hamza al-Masri, awaiting trial on terrorism charges in New York, asked a judge to move him to another prison.

Suspects in British soldier's machete killing plead not guilty

LONDON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Two men charged with killing British soldier Lee Rigby, who was attacked with machetes May 22 in South London, pleaded not guilty Friday, court officials said.

Attempt to extradite jihadist suspect Haroon Aswat to U.S. fails

STRASBOURG, France, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The European Court of Human Rights Wednesday denied an appeal of its ban on sending terror suspect Haroon Aswat to face pretrial detention in the United States.

Indictment against Islamist preacher accused of kidnapping left intact

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- A federal judge in New York has ruled that an Islamic preacher who allegedly helped kidnap U.S. citizens in Yemen must face all charges levied against him.

Suspect in hacking death of British soldier appears in court

LONDON, June 3 (UPI) -- Michael Adebolajo appeared in a London court for the first time Monday, nearly two weeks after he allegedly slashed to death a young British soldier.

France deports Moroccan accused of calling for 'acts of murder'

PARIS, May 21 (UPI) -- France is continuing a crackdown on suspected Islamic radicals with the expulsion of a 24-year-old Moroccan man who allegedly called for "acts of murder."

Hamza pleads not guilty in NYC

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Abu Hamza, the radical Muslim cleric extradited from Britain after a lengthy court fight, pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges Tuesday in New York.
Terror suspects plead not guilty

Terror suspects plead not guilty

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Babar Ahmed and Syed Talha Ahsan, who were extradited to the United States Friday, pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges in New Haven, Conn., Saturday.

Abu Hamza extradition halted

LONDON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- An English court halted the extradition of Abu Hamza al-Masri after the cleric offered a last-ditch appeal, a High Court spokesman said Wednesday.

Terror suspects to be extradited to U.S.

LONDON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Five terrorism suspects held in England will soon be extradited to the United States, officials say, after a court rejected their appeal to be tried in Europe.

In new move, Saudis deport Indian suspect

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia has extradited an Indian terror fugitive in what could mark a significant shift in Riyadh's counter-terrorism strategy.

Radical cleric's son guilty of robbery

NORWICH, England, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The son of a radical Islamic cleric fighting extradition from Britain was convicted Thursday of robbing a Norfolk jewelry store at gunpoint.
Jailed terrorist asks for freedom

Jailed terrorist asks for freedom

LONDON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- A man stripped of his Egyptian passport and jailed in England for soliciting murder is asking to be freed saying he is "too sick" to be behind bars.
U.S. seeks extradition of radical cleric

U.S. seeks extradition of radical cleric

LONDON, May 12 (UPI) -- Lawyers for radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza want Britain's High Court to deny a request to extradite their client to the United States to face terror charges.

Head of al-Qaida in Iraq still free

BAGHDAD, May 9 (UPI) -- Abu Ayyub al-Masri, the head of al-Qaida in Iraq, hasn't been captured despite reports to that effect, a senior U.S. military official said Friday.

Indian police get photo of IISc attacker

NEW DELHI, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Indian police said they prepared a portrait of militant leader Abu Hamza who allegedly carried out a deadly attack on the Indian Institute of Science in 2005.
UK extraditing pro-al-Qaida cleric to U.S.

UK extraditing pro-al-Qaida cleric to U.S.

LONDON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza who preached pro-al-Qaida sermons at a London mosque will be extradited to the United States, British officials said.

Spy alleges Britain betrayed him

LONDON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- An Algerian-born Muslim man who went undercover to help London police arrest a terror-preaching cleric says a promise of citizenship hasn't happened.

British court OKs Masri extradition

LONDON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A London judge ruled Thursday that imprisoned radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri can be extradited to the United States to face terror charges.

Palestinian group proposes cease-fire

GAZA, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A spokesman for a Palestinian militant group offered Monday to stop rocket attacks on Israel in exchange for cessation of Israeli raids in the Gaza Strip.

India seeks Bangladesh's help on terror

NEW DELHI, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- India has asked Bangladesh to cooperate with it in the war on terror and provide particulars of militants indulging in insurgency.

Alleged terrorist arrested in Bangladesh

NEW DELHI, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- India claimed to have achieved breakthrough in twin blasts at Hyderabad as an Islamist terrorist has been nabbed in Bangladesh.

Wife says Abu Hamza bullied in prison

LONDON, July 29 (UPI) -- Muslim cleric Abu Hamza is being mistreated in a high-security London prison, his wife claims.

Report: Bombs believed to be al-Qaida's

LONDON, July 3 (UPI) -- British intelligence agencies believe the aborted car bombings in London and Glasgow were carried out by agents of al-Qaida in Iraq.

Israel commits to shaky Gaza cease-fire

JERUSALEM, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Wednesday that Israel will extend a cease-fire in Gaza but would respond militarily to Palestinian rocket attacks.
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