September 11 attacks http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27975/all en U.S. court overturns another Guantanamo conviction http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/us-court-overturns-another-guantanamo-conviction <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Al Qaeda videographer was serving life term at Guantanamo</p> <p>* Court: Conspiracy, other counts weren't war crimes in 2001</p> <p>By Jane Sutton</p> <p>MIAMI, Jan 25 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday overturned the Guantanamo war crimes conviction of an al Qaeda videographer, a ruling likely to lead to dismissal of conspiracy charges in the pending trial of five men accused of plotting the Sept. 11 attacks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/us-court-overturns-another-guantanamo-conviction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Date of birth missing FBI Most Wanted Terrorists September 11 attacks Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 21:45:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739653 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Zero Dark Thirty' entertaining but inaccurate - ex-CIA agents http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/zero-dark-thirty-entertaining-inaccurate-ex-cia-agents <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* 'Manhunt' offers alternative account of bin Laden hunt</p> <p>* Documentary to get HBO showing later this year</p> <p>* Ex-CIA agents speak out in 'Manhunt'</p> <p>By Piya Sinha-Roy</p> <p>PARK CITY, Utah, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden movie "Zero Dark Thirty" may be an entertaining film, but it fails to capture the true nature of the work of those involved in his hunt and capture, according to three former CIA agents.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/zero-dark-thirty-entertaining-inaccurate-ex-cia-agents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Counter-terrorism Entertainment Islamic terrorism September 11 attacks War Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 22:45:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739679 at http://www.globalpost.com Judge to US government: stop censoring 9/11 hearings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/judge-us-government-stop-censoring-911-hearings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A military judge ordered the US government Thursday to stop censoring September 11 pre-trial hearings from outside his courtroom.</p> <p>Judge James Pohl said the government must "disconnect the outside feed or ability to suspend the broadcast" from outside his court.</p> <p>Proceedings are heard in the press room, and in a room where human rights groups and victims families sit, with a 40 second delay. This is done so that a security officer sitting next to the judge can block anything deemed classified.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/judge-us-government-stop-censoring-911-hearings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment judge September 11 attacks AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:00:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5741897 at http://www.globalpost.com US wants Turkey to extradite Bin Laden son-in-law: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/us-wants-turkey-extradite-bin-laden-son-law-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The United States has asked Turkey to extradite Osama bin Laden's son-in-law Sulaiman Abu Ghaith after his detention in Ankara last week, a Turkish newspaper reported on Wednesday.</p> <p>Abu Gaith, the former spokesman of the Al-Qaeda terror network, was seized last week at a luxury hotel in Ankara after a tip-off from CIA, and is being held there by police, the Hurriyet newspaper said.</p> <p>Ankara police declined to comment on the report while a spokesman for the US embassy in Ankara said it would not comment on terror-related cases.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/us-wants-turkey-extradite-bin-laden-son-law-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism Law September 11 attacks War AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:30:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747360 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee drops bin Laden film probe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/update-1-us-senate-intelligence-committee-drops-bin-laden-film- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds screenwriter in paragraph 3)</p> <p>By Mark Hosenball</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - One day after "Zero Dark Thirty" failed to win major awards at the Oscars, a congressional aide said on Monday the Senate Intelligence Committee has closed its inquiry into the filmmakers' contacts with the Central Intelligence Agency.</p> <p>The intelligence committee gathered more information from the CIA and will not take further action, according to the aide, who requested anonymity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/update-1-us-senate-intelligence-committee-drops-bin-laden-film-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Interrogation techniques Politics September 11 attacks Social Issues Torture in the United States Thomson Reuters Tue, 26 Feb 2013 04:00:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5766590 at http://www.globalpost.com CIA seizes bin Laden son-in-law after Turkey deportation: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/cia-seizes-bin-laden-son-law-after-turkey-deportation-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Osama bin Laden's son-in-law Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was seized by CIA agents and taken to the United States after Turkey deported him to Jordan this month, a Turkish newspaper reported on Thursday. </p> <p>Abu Ghaith, the former spokesman of the Al-Qaeda network, was seized last month at a luxury hotel in Ankara after a tip-off from CIA and was held there by the police despite a US request for his extradition. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/cia-seizes-bin-laden-son-law-after-turkey-deportation-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism Law September 11 attacks AFP Thu, 07 Mar 2013 11:30:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5775959 at http://www.globalpost.com Bin Laden son-in-law held in Jordan in operation involving FBI -officials http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/bin-laden-son-law-held-jordan-operation-involving-fbi-officials <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Hosenball</p> <p>WASHINGTON, March 7 (Reuters) - A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden who served as al Qaeda's spokesman has been arrested and detained in Jordan in an operation led by Jordanian authorities and the FBI, U.S. government sources said on Thursday.</p> <p>The sources said Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a militant who had appeared in videos representing al Qaeda after the Sept. 11, attacks on New York and Washington in 2001, had initially been picked up in Turkey.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/bin-laden-son-law-held-jordan-operation-involving-fbi-officials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism Politics September 11 attacks War Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:00:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5776340 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Bin Laden son-in-law detained overseas, brought to New York http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/update-1-bin-laden-son-law-arrested-jordan-brought-new-york <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* To be arraigned in Manhattan court</p> <p>* From Turkey via Jordan to United States</p> <p>* FBI had lead role in operation (Adds background)</p> <p>By Mark Hosenball and Daniel Trotta</p> <p>WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, March 7 (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors unsealed an indictment against a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden on Thursday that charged him with conspiracy to kill Americans, after U.S. government sources said he was arrested overseas and brought to New York.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/update-1-bin-laden-son-law-arrested-jordan-brought-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FBI Most Wanted Terrorists Islam Islamic terrorism Politics September 11 attacks War Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:45:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5776381 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. says Osama bin Laden son-in-law conspired to kill U.S. nationals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/blank-headline-received-12 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, March 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Thursday charged Osama bin Laden's son-in-law with a conspiracy to kill U.S. nationals, after he was arrested in Turkey and brought to New York City to stand trial.</p> <p>"No amount of distance or time will weaken our resolve to bring America's enemies to justice," Attorney General Eric Holder said in a statement accompanying the indictment against Suleiman Abu Ghaith, who also served as a spokesman for al Qaeda.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/blank-headline-received-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abdullah Yusuf Azzam Islam Islamic terrorism September 11 attacks War on Terror Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 22:30:54 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5776592 at http://www.globalpost.com Bin Laden son-in-law faces terror charges in US court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/bin-laden-son-law-faces-terror-charges-us-court <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Al-Qaeda kingpin Osama bin Laden's son-in-law has been detained by US authorities and is due to appear in court in New York on Friday on terrorism charges, the Justice Department said.</p> <p>Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, reportedly a 47-year-old Kuwaiti and allegedly one of the chief propagandists of the Al-Qaeda network, stands accused of conspiring "to kill nationals of the United States," the department said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/bin-laden-son-law-faces-terror-charges-us-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism September 11 attacks War AFP Thu, 07 Mar 2013 22:46:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5776609 at http://www.globalpost.com Bin Laden son-in-law faces terror charges in US court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/bin-laden-son-law-faces-terror-charges-us-court-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Osama bin Laden's son-in-law has been detained by US authorities and is due to appear in court in New York on Friday on charges he plotted with the Al-Qaeda leader to stage attacks on Americans.</p> <p>Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, reportedly a 47-year-old Kuwaiti and allegedly one of the chief propagandists of the Al-Qaeda network, stands accused of conspiring "to kill nationals of the United States," the department said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/bin-laden-son-law-faces-terror-charges-us-court-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism Politics September 11 attacks Social Issues War AFP Thu, 07 Mar 2013 23:16:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5776635 at http://www.globalpost.com AFP Americas News Agenda for March 8 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/afp-americas-news-agenda-march-8-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Duty Editor: Daniel Woolls</p> <p> Tel: + 1 202 414 0541</p> <p>What's happening in the Americas on Friday:</p> <p>+ State funeral for Venezuela's Chavez</p> <p>+ US February jobs data due</p> <p>+ Bin Laden son-in-law faces US terror charges</p> <p>CARACAS: World leaders attend funeral of Hugo Chavez, whose death leaves Venezuela facing new elections just months after he won a new term. Ceremony due to start at 1530 GMT. Picture. Video (VENEZUELA-POLITICS-CHAVEZ)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/afp-americas-news-agenda-march-8-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism Labor September 11 attacks Technology AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:16:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5776668 at http://www.globalpost.com Bin Laden son-in-law faces terror charges in US court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/bin-laden-son-law-faces-terror-charges-us-court-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Osama bin Laden's son-in-law has been captured and is due to appear in court in New York on Friday on charges he plotted with the Al-Qaeda leader to stage attacks on Americans.</p> <p>Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, reportedly a 47-year-old Kuwaiti and allegedly one of the chief propagandists of the Al-Qaeda network, stands accused of having "conspired, confederated, and agreed to kill nationals of the United States," according to a Justice Department indictment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/bin-laden-son-law-faces-terror-charges-us-court-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Islam Islamic terrorism Politics September 11 attacks Social Issues War AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 01:46:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5776728 at http://www.globalpost.com Bin Laden son-in-law to face conspiracy charges in New York court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/bin-laden-son-law-face-conspiracy-charges-new-york-court <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, March 8 (Reuters) - A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden faces arraignment on Friday in a federal court in New York, where he is charged with conspiracy to kill Americans.</p> <p>Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a militant who appeared in videos representing al Qaeda after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, was arrested in Turkey and brought to New York City to stand trial, U.S. government sources said.</p> <p>Abu Ghaith is one of the highest-ranking al Qaeda figures to be brought to the United States to face a civilian trial.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/bin-laden-son-law-face-conspiracy-charges-new-york-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism September 11 attacks War Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 12:30:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5777092 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 5-In U.S. court, bin Laden relative denies plot charge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-1-bin-laden-son-law-pleads-not-guilty-conspiracy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds comments from White House, background)</p> <p>By Jonathan Allen</p> <p>NEW YORK, March 8 (Reuters) - A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden pleaded not guilty in a New York court on Friday to conspiring to kill Americans, becoming one of the highest-ranking al Qaeda figures to face trial in the United States for crimes connected to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-1-bin-laden-son-law-pleads-not-guilty-conspiracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abdullah Yusuf Azzam Business Entertainment Environment FBI Most Wanted Terrorists Health Islam Islamic terrorism Politics September 11 attacks Social Issues Suleiman Abu Ghaith War Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 16:30:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5777309 at http://www.globalpost.com