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  • Libyan al-Qaeda suspect to appear in court in New York

    10/14/2013 12:50:57 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 2 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 14, 2013 | By David Ingram
    An alleged senior al Qaeda figure captured in Libya by U.S. special forces this month has been transferred to the United States and will face charges in court in New York, U.S. officials said on Monday. He was seized by a U.S. Army Delta Force squad on the streets of Tripoli on October 5 and whisked onto a Navy ship in the Mediterranean Sea where he was questioned by a team of interrogators. He was handed over to U.S. civilian law enforcement over the weekend and brought directly to the New York area, said U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, the chief...
  • Anas Al-Libi Arrives in US, Seriously Ill: Officials (Al Qaeda terrorist in NY hospital with Hep C)

    10/14/2013 5:31:42 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 24 replies
    ABC News ^ | Oct. 14, 2013 | JAMES GORDON MEEK, JOSH MARGOLIN, LUIS MARTINEZ and PIERRE THOMAS
    Anas al-Libi, the alleged al Qaeda member snatched off the streets of Tripoli by an American special operations team, has been brought to the U.S. to face terrorism charges, but has been hospitalized due to a severe case of hepatitis C, U.S. officials told ABC News today. Al-Libi, whose real name is Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, had been on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist list for more than a decade for his alleged involvement in the dual bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998 which claimed more than 200 lives, 12 of them American. The U.S. Army's famed...