British engineer sentenced in U.S. on terror charge

British engineer sentenced in U.S. on terror charge

NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 16 (UPI) --A British engineer who designed websites that built support for the Taliban and other Muslim groups was sentenced Wednesday to 12 1/2 years in a U.S. prison.
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Briton pleads guilty in U.S. to raising funds for the Taliban

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- A British citizen pleaded guilty in a U.S. courtroom Tuesday to charges of supporting terrorism in Afghanistan.
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.
Hamza loses extradition fight in Britain

Hamza loses extradition fight in Britain

LONDON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- A British court Friday rejected a bid by radical cleric Abu Hamza to stop his extradition from Britain to the United States to stand trial on terrorism charges.

Terrorists fight extradition from UK to US

LONDON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Harsh conditions contribute to the poor health of terrorism suspect Abu Hamza, a lawyer fighting Hamza's extradition to the United States told a British court.

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.
Five terror suspects lose extradition case

Five terror suspects lose extradition case

STRASBOURG, France, April 10 (UPI) -- Radical cleric Abu Hamza and four terror suspects may be extradited to the United States to be tried for terrorism, the European Court of Human Rights ruled.

Cops charged with beating terror suspect

LONDON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Four British police officers face criminal charges over an alleged attack on a Muslim terrorism suspect wanted by U.S. authorities, prosecutors said Thursday.

Ex-sailor tried on terror charges

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A former U.S. Navy seaman went on trial in Connecticut Monday, charged with passing U.S. military secrets to foreign terrorists.

U.K. inquiry into bugging of Muslim MP

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The British government says it will look into reports that police secretly recorded conversations between a Muslim lawmaker and an imprisoned constituent.

Former sailor arrested on terror charges

PHOENIX, March 9 (UPI) -- A former sailor in the U.S. Navy has been arrested in Phoenix and charged with supporting terrorism with the intent to kill U.S. citizens.

Britain to extradite U.S. terror suspect

LONDON, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Britain has agreed to extradite a London Muslim man to the United States, where he faces charges of supporting terrorists and money laundering.

Judge agrees terror suspect extradition

LONDON, May 17 (UPI) -- A British judge ruled Tuesday terror suspect Babar Ahmad can be extradited to the United States.

Briton fights U.S. extradition

LONDON, March 3 (UPI) -- A British computer expert ran Web sites recruiting fighters and raising funds for the Taliban and Chechen mujahedin, an extradition hearing has heard.

London man faces terror charges in U.S.

NEW BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- A federal grand jury in Bridgeport, Conn., Wednesday indicted Babar Ahmad of London with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. Ahmad was arrested by British law enforcement in London on a U.S. arrest warrant and criminal complaint.
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For the British writer/director see Babar Ahmed.

Babar Ahmad is a British Muslim a computer expert, born in London, England in 1974. He is one of the UK's Islamic terrorism suspects, and has been incarcerated since August 2004.

British police arrested Ahmad before releasing him without a charge in December 2003. Soon after his arrest, Babar Ahmad launched a complaint about the police, alleging he had been beaten and verbally abused while in custody. Eight months later, in August 2004, the US requested his extradition to face terror charges.

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