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Abu Anas Al Libi

Libyan Charged In 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings Dies Before Trial

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 01.03.2015 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Fifteen years after allegedly helping al-Qaida plot the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, Abu Anas al-Libi parked ...

Terror on Trial: What 9/11 Families Learned in Court

Phil Hirschkorn | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime
Phil Hirschkorn

During the trial of al Qaeda spokesman Suleiman Abu Ghaith that ended last week, a special group spectators went largely unnoticed. "This man is evil from his head down to his toes," said Rosemary Cain, one of half a dozen 9/11 family members who attended part of the three-week trial.

Even al Qaeda Operatives Deserve Their Day in Court -- and Justice

Aki Peritz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Aki Peritz

Intelligence gathering is certainly one important aspect of the counterterrorism business, but ultimately the U.S. needs to prosecute and incarcerate these individuals -- and our federal court system remains the most effective way to bring terrorists to justice.

Suspected Terrorist Captured In Libya Pleads Not Guilty

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — NEW YORK (AP) — An alleged al-Qaida member who was snatched off the streets in Libya and interrogated for a week aboar...

Health Of Captured Al Qaeda Suspect Deteriorated Aboard U.S. Ship

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2013 | World

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON Oct 15 (Reuters) - An elite U.S. interrogation team abandoned its questioning of an al-Qaeda militant who...

Republicans Criticize 'Despicable' Terror Trial

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's plan to try a suspected al-Qaida senior operative in federal court is kicking up a storm ...

Al Qaeda Suspect Captured In U.S. Raid Arrives In New York

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN and KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 12.14.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — After a weeklong interrogation aboard a U.S. warship, a Libyan al-Qaida suspect is now in New York awaiting trial on...

Qaeda Suspect Should Be Transferred to the U.S. for Trial

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Daphne Eviatar

The capture of alleged al-Qaeda operative Abu Anas al-Libi by American forces last weekend in Tripoli raises a range of troubling questions. But the answer to one of them -- what to do with him now -- is clear.

Obama Administration's Handling Of Terror Suspect Draws Sharp GOP Opposition

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's detention of a high-profile terrorist suspect aboard a Navy vessel is drawing sharp oppos...

Why The Obama Administration Is Questioning Suspected Terrorists On Ships

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Instead of sending suspected terrorists to Guantanamo Bay or secret CIA "black" sites for interrogation, the Obama a...

Senior Al Qaeda Figure Captured In Libya Held On U.S. Ship

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Mark Hosenball and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - An elite U.S. interrogation team is questioning the s...

U.S. Launches Raids In Somalia And Libya

AP | ABDI GULED and JASON STRAZIUSO and KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

* Al Qaeda leader accused of 1998 embassy bombings * Official says no militant captured in Somalia raid By Mark Hosenbal...

Militant Linked To 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings Reportedly Captured

AP | By ESAM MOHAMED and ROBERT BURNS | Posted 12.05.2013 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — U.S. special forces on Saturday carried out a raid in the Libyan capital to capture an al-Qaida leader linked to the 1998 Amer...