Zarein Ahmedzay

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New York Man Convicted in Subway Bomb Plot

Adis Medunjanin faces life in prison

(Newser) - A New York man has been found guilty in a 2009 subway bomb plot . Adis Medunjanin, who was also convicted of training with al-Qaeda and seeking to join the Taliban, could receive life in prison, the New York Daily News reports. The conviction comes after fellow plotters Zarein Ahmedzay and... More »

Subway Bomb Plot Linked to al-Qaeda Figure

Man raised in Brooklyn recruited Zazi, others, indictment claims

(Newser) - A failed plot to set off bombs in the New York subway system last year was part of a larger al-Qaeda conspiracy that planned a similar attack in England. In an indictment unsealed today, US prosecutors added several al-Qaeda figures to the case, including Adnan Shukrijumah, who they said was... More »

Al-Qaeda Leaders Guided Would-Be Subway Bombers

Plotter delivers anti-Zionist diatribe at trial

(Newser) - Al-Qaeda leaders were directly behind the plot to bomb the New York City subway system, one of the would-be terrorists testified today. Zarein Ahmedzay said he and Najibullah Zazi met with senior leaders of the terrorist group—both since killed in US drone attacks—who encouraged and facilitated their desire... More »

FBI Terror Team Arrests 2 in Zazi Case

New Yorkers traveled to Pakistan with alleged al-Qaeda conspirator

(Newser) - The FBI’s terror task force arrested two New York men today in connection with the case against terror suspect Najibullah Zazi. Adis Medunjanin, 25, and Zarein Ahmedzay, 24, both went to Flushing High School with Zazi, and traveled to Pakistan with him in 2008. They’re expected to be... More »

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