Doctor acquitted of bombing can stay

LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- British security officials have given up their effort to deport a Jordanian neurologist acquitted of involvement in a terror bomb plot.

Doctor gets 32 years in car-bomb case

LONDON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- An Iraqi doctor convicted of plotting to car-bomb locations in London and Glasgow was sentenced Wednesday to at least 32 years in prison by a jury in London.

Scotland: Alleged terrorist trial begins

GLASGOW, Scotland, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Scottish prosecutors allege e-mail messages link Bilal Abdulla to a conspiracy to bomb public transportation sites in London and Glasgow.

Terror trial of British doctors under way

LONDON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- In the terror trial of two British doctors, prosecutors said the pair plotted terror attacks to punish Britain for its policies in the Middle East.

Car bombing trial begins in London

LONDON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Two British doctors went on trial Thursday in London on terrorism charges stemming from failed car bomb attacks in London and Glasgow, Scotland.

Fourth doctor charged in alleged bomb plot

LONDON, July 19 (UPI) -- British authorities have formally charged a fourth doctor in connection with the abortive bombings in London and Glasgow, Scotland.

Two British terror suspects released

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 15 (UPI) -- Two medical trainees arrested in the failed terrorist attacks in the United Kingdom have been released from custody and will not face charges.

Charges mount in British terror case

LONDON, July 14 (UPI) -- Two doctors -- one in Britain and one in Australia -- were charged Saturday in connection with recent failed car bomb attempts in Glasgow and London.

One arrested after bomb plot freed

LONDON, July 13 (UPI) -- Police in London said one of the suspects picked up after the attempted car bombings in London and Scotland has been released without being charged.

Suspect charged in Britain attacks

LONDON, July 6 (UPI) -- An Iraqi doctor arrested at Glasgow Airport Saturday was formally charged Friday with conspiracy to carry out a bombing campaign in Glasgow and London.

Britain holds 8 in car bomb case

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 2 (UPI) -- British investigators say three doctors are believed to have played a role in last week's attempted car bombings in London and Glasgow, Scotland.

British attack links are 'ever clearer'

EDINBURGH, Scotland, July 1 (UPI) -- Links connecting three attempted car bombings in London and Glasgow, Scotland, are becoming 'ever clearer,' Britain's top counter-terrorism official said.

Mohammed Jamil Abdelqader Asha is a Jordanian doctor resident in the United Kingdom, who was a suspect arrested after the attack on Glasgow Airport on 30 June 2007. He was charged with conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to cause explosions, but on 16 December 2008 was found not guilty and acquitted on all charges.

A Jordanian who was born 6 September 1980 in Saudi Arabia to a family originating from Palestine, Asha moved to Jordan with his family in 1991. He attended Jubilee School in Amman, a school for gifted children, where he is remembered as a dedicated student who was bookish and introverted. He won prizes for his Arabic poetry and met Queen Noor, King Hussein of Jordan's 4th wife, when she visited his school. In 1998, Asha received a 98.3% overall mark in his school's leaving exams and he later gained the 3rd highest mark Jordan's national medical entrance exam.

Asha entered the University of Jordan's medical school and graduated with a medical degree in 2004. During his medical studies he used his talent for poetry to woo his future wife, Marwah Dana, a laboratory researcher. He married Marwah in 2004. In the same year, Asha competed against 500 medical students and won a place at University of Birmingham, studying neurology.

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