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Abu Qatada

Abu Qatada Case Is No Victory for London

Adam Coogle | Posted 12.27.2014 | World
Adam Coogle

Under the spotlight of high-profile terrorism trials followed closely by the UK and international monitors, one might have expected Jordan to come to grips with its troubled history of extracting confessions through coercion, at least for this one case.

Jordan Acquits Radical Cleric Of Terror Charges

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 11.23.2014 | World

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian court on Wednesday acquitted radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada — known for his fiery pro-al-Qaida speeches — o...

Radical Cleric Acquitted Of Conspiracy Charges

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2014 | World

* Court acquits Abu Qatada over lack of evidence * Upholds confession that convicted Qatada in absentia * Muslim cleric ...

Radical Cleric Abu Qatada Denied Bail

Agence France Presse | | Posted 09.20.2013 | World

A military court on Sunday rejected a bail application by Islamist cleric Abu Qatada, who faces terror charges in Jordan following his deportation fro...

Radical Muslim Cleric Pleads Innocent To Terrorism

AP | JAMAL HALABY | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

AMMAN, Jordan — A radical Muslim preacher described as a key al-Qaida operative in Europe rejected terrorism charges Sunday linked to alleged pl...

Theresa May: Europe Court Has 'Moved Goalposts' On Qatada

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

Home Secretary Theresa May has defended her failure to deport Abu Qatada under angry questioning from a Conservative MP. Tory Mark Reckless accused...

Radical Cleric Wins Deportation Appeal

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 01.12.2013 | World

LONDON — A radical Islamist cleric described by prosecutors as a key al-Qaida operative in Europe cannot be deported from Britain to Jordan to f...

Abu Qatada's Freedom Might Be the Price We Pay for Ours

Christina Patterson | Posted 04.14.2012 | World
Christina Patterson

Most people don't seem to be very happy that a man who has called for mass murder has been let out of jail.

Court: Terror-Linked Cleric Should Not Be Deported

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 03.18.2012 | World

LONDON — An extremist cleric described as one of Europe's leading al-Qaida operatives should not be deported to face terrorism charges in Jordan...

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs : Obama and the Muslim World Facts: US President Barack Obama completed his much-anticipated trip to the Mid...

Edwin Dyer: British Hostage Killed By Al Qaeda In Mali: Gordon Brown

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Al-Qaida terrorists have killed a Briton taken hostage in Mali, the British prime minister said Wednesday. The fate of a Swiss hostage ...

Britain's Guantanamo

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

There are many unnerving similarities between the Bush administration's policies and those implemented in the U.K., which have caused barely a ripple of protest.

U.K. Plans To Deport Ten Foreign Nationals "Not Conducive To The Public Good"…

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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British authorities said Thursday they plan to deport 10 foreigners who’ve been detained on suspicion of posing a threat to national security. The ...