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.

India displeased with part of Rana verdict

NEW DELHI, June 10 (UPI) -- India expressed disappointment Friday over a U.S. jury's acquittal of Tahawwur Rana on a conspiracy count relating to the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
Mumbai terror case goes to Chicago jury

Mumbai terror case goes to Chicago jury

CHICAGO, June 8 (UPI) -- A federal jury in Chicago failed to reach a verdict Wednesday in the trial of Pakistani-born businessman Tahawwur Rana, accused in the Mumbai terror attack.

U.S. rests in Chicago terror trial

CHICAGO, June 6 (UPI) -- The defense rested Monday without calling to the stand the Chicago businessman accused of backing the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai.

Chicago trial relates to Mumbai case

CHICAGO, May 23 (UPI) -- A Pakistani-American who admitted his involvement in the deadly Mumbai terror attack testified in Chicago Monday he told Tahawwur Rana he had trained for jihad.

Lawyers seek terror witness e-mails

CHICAGO, March 16 (UPI) -- Lawyers for a man awaiting trial on terrorism charges in Chicago want to see the e-mail correspondence of the expected star prosecution witness.

DEA used Mumbai terrorist despite warning

NEW DELHI, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. officials used a drug dealer and informant after the 2001 attacks on the United States despite being warned of his terrorist sympathies, records show.

Interpol warrants for 2 Pakistani soldiers

LYONS, France, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Interpol has issued arrest warrants for two Pakistani army officers allegedly involved in the November 2008 attacks in Mumbai, officials said Friday.

Mumbai terror suspect pleads not guilty

CHICAGO, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Terror suspect David Headley pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Chicago to charges he played a strong role in the 2008 Mumbai massacre that killed 175 people.

LeT denies U.S. ties

NEW DELHI, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Pakistani-based militant group Lashkar-e-Toiba has no interest in expanding its recruitment beyond the region of Kashmir, a spokesman said.

Serial rapist gets second death penalty

MARTINEZ, Calif., June 26 (UPI) -- Convicted serial rapist Darryl Kemp was sentenced to death in a 1978 California homicide, marking his second death sentence, his defense attorney says.

David Coleman Headley, formerly known as Daood Sayed Gilani, (born June 30, 1960) is a Chicago-based Pakistani American, who conspired with Lashkar-e-Taiba and, he claims, Pakistani military officers to launch the 2008 Mumbai attacks and other terrorist activity. He changed his Islamic name to a Christian name to hide his Pakistani-Muslim identity to make travel to India easier.

Between 2002 and 2005, Headley made several trips to Pakistan for terror training, and was in fact working as a Drug Enforcement Administration informant at the same time. Between 2006 and 2008, he did five spying missions in Mumbai scouting targets for the 2008 Mumbai attacks on behalf of Lashkar-e-Taiba and Pakistani ex-military officers. The attacks killed 168 people. In 2009, Headley traveled to Britain to help plan an attack against a Danish newspaper that had published cartoons of the prophet Muhammad. He was arrested in October 2009 on his way to Pakistan.

Since his arrest and guilty plea, Headley has been cooperating with U.S. and Indian authorities, and has yielded much information about his associates.

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