ABU HAMZA

  • British cleric convicted in US on terror charges May 20, 2014

    New York: A fiery British cleric accused of facilitating violent jihad in Afghanistan and setting up a terrorist training camp in the US was convicted by a court in New York on 11 terrorism charges and faces a maximum prison sentence of life. Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, 56, who also went by...
  • Abu Hamza to receive new prosthetics in US jail October 27, 2012

    New York: A radical Islamist cleric facing terrorism charges will be outfitted with new prosthetics after US authorities refused to allow him to wear metal hooks in place of his missing hands when he is outside of his jail cell, his lawyer said on Friday. The Egyptianborn preacher, Abu Hamza...
  • Radical cleric Abu Hamza pleads not guilty to terror charges October 10, 2012

    New York: British radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri on Tuesday pleaded not guilty in a court in New York to 11 terror charges, including plotting to set up a terrorist training camp on US soil and providing material support to al Qaeda. Egyptian-born 54-year-old one-eyed and hooked-hand cleric appeared in...
  • Abu Hamza pleads not guilty to terror charges in US October 9, 2012

    New York: Radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges he plotted to set up a terrorist training camp in the US and provided material suppprt to al-Qaeda during his second appearance in a federal court days after being extradited from the UK. Hamza appeared for...
  • Abu Hamza pleads not guilty to terror charges in US October 9, 2012

    New York: Radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges he plotted to set up a terrorist training camp in the US and provided material suppprt to al-Qaeda during his second appearance in a federal court days after being extradited from the UK. Hamza appeared for...
  • Abu Hamza to remain in detention till October 9: US Court October 7, 2012

    New York: Radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza alMasri, who was flown in from the UK along with four other terror suspects, will remain in detention till his formal arraignment on October 9, a US court has ordered. Hamza, who had fought extradition to the US for years and made his...
  • Britain extradites Islamist cleric Abu Hamza to US October 6, 2012

    London: Britain extradited Islamist cleric Abu Hamza alMasri to the United States on Friday to face terrorism charges after the oneeyed radical preacher finally failed in his eightyear battle to avoid deportation. The Egyptianborn Abu Hamza is accused by Washington of supporting al Qaeda, aiding a kidnapping in Yemen and...
  • Britain to extradite Islamist Abu Hamza to US October 6, 2012

    London: Britain said it would extradite Islamist cleric Abu Hamza alMasri to the United States as soon as possible after the oneeyed radical preacher finally failed in his eightyear battle to avoid deportation. The Egyptianborn Abu Hamza is accused by Washington of supporting al Qaeda, aiding a kidnapping in Yemen and...
  • 26/11 arms trainer 'Abu Hamza' is dead: Jundal July 8, 2012

    New Delhi: 'Abu Hamza', who has been linked to several terror strikes in the country, including the 2005 attack on the prestigious Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore, is dead, if the statement of 26/11 key handler Syed Zabiuddin is to be believed. During his interrogation, a copy of which...
  • 26/11: Jundal, Kasab to be quizzed together June 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Mumbai Police has moved Tis Hazari court seeking the custody of Abu Jundal, he man who allegedly trained the 26/11 terrorists and taught them Hindi. The court has asked Delhi Police to file a reply by June 27. Kasab's testimony to Mumbai police had named Jundal for...
  • No progress as Pak snubs India's 26/11 proof April 27, 2010

    Thimphu: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will reach Thimphu early on Wednesday, setting the stage for India and Pakistan to hijack yet another SAARC summit. Singh could meet his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani in Bhutan's capital Thimphu on Wednesday and Thursday, but no major breakthrough is expected, given Islamabad's...
  • Top Al Badr militant among 4 killed in Kashmir January 28, 2009

    Srinagar: Two militants, including a selfstyled commander of Al Badr outfit, and two army jawans were killed in separate encounters in Kashmir valley on Wednesday. The top AlBadr commander Abu Hamza was killed in a fierce gunfight with security forces at Amargarh village of Sopore in Baramulla district, official sources...
  • Radical cleric Abu Hamza to be extradited to US February 8, 2008

    London: Britain's Home Office has signed an extradition order that will send accused terrorist Abu Hamza alMasri to the United States for prosecution, CNN has confirmed. AlMasri, a oneeyed, hookhanded preacher, already is imprisoned in Britain for inciting racial hatred at his North London mosque. His legal team has 14...
  • Abu Hamza arrested? Bangladesh denies report September 4, 2007

    New Delhi: Karachibased Shahid Bilal, the alleged mastermind of the Hyderbad blasts planned the operation with Dhakabased Abu Hamza. Intelligence sources suggest that Hamza who hails from Hyderabad was arrested by the Bangladeshi police. Hamza, who was trained in Balochistan in Pakistan by the ISI runs a five member team...