Kidnapped cleric to sue Italy, U.S.

CAIRO, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- An Egyptian lawyer says that a Muslim cleric abducted in Milan in 2003, allegedly by the CIA, is planning to sue both the United States and Italy.

U.S. troops offered safe Iraqi withdrawal

BAGHDAD, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Iraqi rebels will stop fighting for a month if U.S. forces withdraw from Iraq and give their military bases to Islamic guerrillas, a guerrilla spokesman says.

EU report: Some states worked with CIA

BRUSSELS, July 7 (UPI) -- An interim report to the European Parliament blames the CIA for illegally abducting and detaining terrorist suspects in EU countries.

Italy issues warrants for three CIA agents

ROME, July 6 (UPI) -- Italy issued arrest warrants for three CIA agents and a U.S. military officer in the investigation of the abduction of a Muslim terror suspect.

Italy arrests 2 agents in CIA kidnap case

ROME, July 5 (UPI) -- Italy arrested two of its own intelligence agents Wednesday for their alleged roles in helping the CIA abduct an Egyptian Muslim cleric in Milan in 2003.

Italy investigates cleric's abduction

ROME, May 12 (UPI) -- An Italian prosecutor is investigating the Italy's military intelligence's role in the alleged kidnapping of an Egyptian Muslim cleric in Milan by U.S. agents.

Imam allegedly taken by CIA seeks return

MILAN, Italy, April 7 (UPI) -- A Muslim imam allegedly taken to Egypt under the CIA's extraordinary rendition program has asked to be returned to Italy, where his wife and children live.

Italian intel: Rome unaware of abduction

ROME, March 6 (UPI) -- An Italian intelligence official told a European Parliament investigation Rome knew nothing about the alleged abduction of a Muslim cleric by the CIA.

Report: al-Zarqawi sleeps in suicide belt

LONDON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Iraq's most wanted man, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, reportedly goes to sleep every night wearing a suicide belt packed with explosives.

Cell phones trip up CIA 'rendition' team

MILAN, Italy, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- CIA operatives accused of kidnapping a Muslim cleric in Italy were tracked by the signals that their cell phones sent out, the Chicago Tribune reported.

EU arrest warrants issued for 'rendition'

ROME, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- An Italian judge has issued European arrest warrants for 22 suspected CIA agents allegedly involved in an "extraordinary rendition" to Egypt.

Russia: Bin Laden operative killed

MOSCOW, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Russian security officials confirmed Friday international al-Qaida-linked terrorist Abu Omar al-Seif was killed in Daghestan.

CIA agents deny abducting cleric in Italy

MILAN, Italy, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Italian prosecutors are forging ahead with kidnapping charges against 22 CIA agents, claiming they took a Muslim cleric to Egypt and ruined an investigation.

Italy seeks ex-U.S. official in abduction

ROME, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Italian authorities have ordered the arrests of a former U.S. Embassy official in Rome and two others in an alleged kidnapping case.

Scientists produce hydrogen from water

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Purdue University researchers announced Wednesday they've developed a technique that produces hydrogen from water and organic material.

Jordan to receive fugitive from Britain

AMMAN, Jordan, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Jordanian officials said Sunday they were preparing the legal ground to receive from Britain an Islamic militant fugitive sentenced in absentia.

Jordan, Britain to sign security agreement

AMMAN, Jordan, July 21 (UPI) -- Jordan and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a security memorandum of understanding under which they will exchange wanted criminals.

Zarqawi's military adviser reported seized

BAGHDAD, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Iraqi security forces captured the military adviser to al-Qaida leader in Iraq Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who is blamed for most of the terrorist attacks.

Government confirms Zarqawi aide arrest

BAGHDAD, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- The Iraqi government confirmed Monday that Sami Mohammad Ali Said al-Jaaf, a lieutenant of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has been captured.

Royce condemns Russian terror attack

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., asked Congress Wednesday to condemn the devastating terror attacks that have plagued Russia during recent weeks.

Arabs predominate in Beslan attack

BESLAN, Russia, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- The terrorists who killed more than 150 people and injured at least 456 in a southern Russian school include 10 Arabs, Itar-Tass reported Friday.

Senior Jordan al-Qaida operative killed

AMMAN, Jordan, April 26 (UPI) -- A senior al-Qaida operative was among four terrorists killed in a clash with Jordanian police in Amman last week, security sources said Monday.
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