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Abu Qatada

Jordan Acquits Radical Cleric Of Terror Charges

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 09.24.2014 | 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 ...