Sulaiman Abu Ghaith

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Bin Laden's Son-in-Law Gets Life Sentence

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith showed 'no remorse whatsoever' for vocal role after 9/11

(Newser) - Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced today to life in prison for acting as al-Qaeda's spokesman after the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was sentenced by US District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, who said he saw "no remorse whatsoever" from the 48-year-old imam. "You... More »

Bin Laden Son-in-Law Found Guilty

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith faces life in prison

(Newser) - Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was found guilty of conspiring to kill Americans today, ending a landmark terror trial in New York City. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith now faces up to life in prison for serving as al-Qaeda's spokesperson in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, the AP reports. The... More »

Bin Laden Son-in-Law on 9/11: He Told Me 'We Did It'

Osama wondered about US response

(Newser) - On the night of the 9/11 attacks, Osama bin Laden summoned his future son-in-law to a cave in the mountains of Afghanistan to tell him, "We are the ones who did it," and seek his opinion on what would happen next, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith told a Manhattan courtroom... More »

9/11 Mastermind: Osama Son-in-Law Wasn't Violent

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith focused on preaching, says Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

(Newser) - As Osama bin Laden's son-in-law faces trial in New York , the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks has come to his defense. In 14 pages' worth of answers to questions from a lawyer for Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed asserted that the accused wasn't involved in al-Qaeda military... More »

Bin Laden's Son-In-Law's Trial Is America at Its Best

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith had to listen as decent people pledged to be fair

(Newser) - Jury selection began yesterday in the trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, and if you looked out the courthouse window, you could see Freedom Tower, which has risen in place of the World Trade Center. That's because Abu Ghaith is being tried in a civilian... More »

Bin Laden Son-in-Law Held Captive for Years: Sources

Abu Ghaith pleads not guilty today

(Newser) - Osama bin Laden son-in-law Sulaiman Abu Ghaith pleaded not guilty today to a charge of plotting against Americans in his role as a spokesman for the terror network, the AP reports. Abu Ghaith appeared in federal court in New York . The development follows a report by NBC News , which spoke... More »

Trial of Osama's Son-in-Law Will Be on US Soil, a Rarity

al-Qaeda operatives usually held overseas

(Newser) - Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was charged today with conspiring to kill Americans in his role as al-Qaeda's top propagandist. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, who was captured in the Middle East last week, will appear tomorrow in US federal court in New York. His trial will mark one of the... More »

CIA Nabs bin Laden's Son-in-Law

With a little assist from Turkey

(Newser) - The CIA quietly captured Osama bin Laden's son-in-law last week and spirited him away to the US, a Turkish newspaper reported today. Turkish authorities first seized Sulaiman Abu Ghaith last month at a luxury Ankara hotel thanks to a CIA tip-off, the AFP reports. The CIA had asked Turkey... More »

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