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CIA suspends extraordinary interrogations

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) -- The CIA has suspended the use of extraordinary interrogation techniques pending a review by Justice Department and other administration lawyers.

Shiite cleric slams killing of non-Muslims

BEIRUT, Lebanon, June 23 (UPI) -- A leading Lebanese Shiite religious authority condemned Wednesday the killing of foreigners in Iraq and Saudi Arabia, saying it tarnishes Islam.

Panel: Sept. 11 attack was delayed

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- The Sept. 11, 2001, al-Qaida attacks on the United States were originally planned to occur months earlier, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.

Shiite cleric wants Bush checked by shrink

BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 11 (UPI) -- A senior Shiite cleric Tuesday said U.S. President George W. Bush should undergo a psychiatric exam before the November presidential election.

Lebanon Shiite guide slams U.S. over Iraq

BEIRUT, Lebanon, April 5 (UPI) -- The spiritual guide of Lebanon's Shiites Monday slammed U.S. forces for killing dozens of Shiite followers of Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr in a huge firefight.

Sept. 11 suspects may face military trial

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- FBI Director Robert Mueller said he expects the suspects in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to be tried by military tribunals.

Islamic cleric says he stopped terror plot

MELBOURNE, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A top Islamic cleric in Australia says he foiled a planned terrorist attack at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, The Australian reported Friday.

Justice defies judge on terror suspect

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The Justice Department has again defied the federal judge overseeing the case of accused Sept. 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui.

Extra security set for Jewish sites

MELBOURNE, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- The Australian Security Intelligence Organization says extra police protection will be provided to synagogues in coming weeks because of terrorist threats.

Terror suspect wins witness access

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Washington yesterday granted suspected "20th hijacker" Zacarias Moussaoui access to two higher-level al-Qaida members.

Trucker pleads guilty in al-Qaida plot

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- An Ohio truck driver who met with Osama bin Laden plotted to bring down New York's Brooklyn Bridge and attack Washington.

Analysis: How threatening is al-Qaida now?

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- News that U.S. intelligence and its allies disrupted a number of terrorist threats -- including from al-Qaida against U.S. troops in the Gulf -- during the war against Iraq, highlights questions about the nature of the continuing threat posed by the netwo
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U.S. stopped al-Qaida plots against troops

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- U.S. intelligence agencies and their allies disrupted a number of terrorist threats -- including some from al-Qaida against U.S. troops in the Gulf -- during the war against Iraq, U.S. officials have told United Press International.
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Report: Al-Qaida targeted D.C. Metro

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Law enforcement officials say al-Qaida may have planned an attack on the metrorail system in Washington, The Washington Post reported online Wednesday.

Report: Al-Qaida targeted D.C. Metro

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Law enforcement officials say al-Qaida planned an attack on the metrorail system in Washington, The Washington Post reported online Wednesday. The information reportedly came from captured al-Qaida operations chief Khalid Sheik Mohammed.
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