AL MASRY

  • 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...
  • FIFA requests report into Egypt violence February 3, 2012

    Cairo: FIFA has requested a full report from Egyptian authorities into the violence at a soccer match in Port Said that left 74 people dead, world soccer's governing body said on Thursday. At least 1,000 people were injured in the violence on Wednesday when fans invaded the pitch after local...
  • Players give up football after Egypt violence February 3, 2012

    Cairo: Three Egypt internationals and AlAhly players have retired from all football after witnessing the deadly clashes between fans at their league game against AlMasry on Wednesday. Mohamed Aboutrika and Mohamed Barakat, who both have at least 70 caps for Egypt, told AlAhly TV that they would quit immediately after the...
  • Egypt soccer riots: 2 more die in fresh protests February 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Egypt police shot and killed two protesters in Suez early on Friday, a health official said, the first to die in clashes that erupted around the country after a riot at a soccer stadium killed 74, as sports violence spiraled into a new political crisis for Egypt. A...
  • Iraq court gives Qaeda leader's wife life sentence June 26, 2011

    Baghdad: An Iraqi court has sentenced the wife of a slain al Qaeda leader to life in prison for her role in aiding insurgents' activities, a spokesman for the country's judicial council said on Sunday. Hasna Ali Yahya, the wife of former al Qaeda leader in Iraq Abu Ayyub alMasri, was...
  • US believes it killed al Qaeda No. 3 June 1, 2010

    Washington: US intelligence agencies believe al Qaeda's No. 3 leader was killed recently in a missile strike in the tribal areas of Pakistan, officials said on Monday. The CIA has stepped up the pace of unmanned aerial drone attacks, targeting not only highlevel al Qaeda and Taliban targets but largely unknown...
  • 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...
  • AlQaeda leader in Iraq killed May 1, 2007

    New Delhi: AlQaedas top commander in Iraq has been killed in a factional fight between militants north of Baghdad, unconfirmed reports from the Iraqi capital say. Abu Ayyub alMasri, an Egyptian, assumed leadership of al Qaeda in Iraq after Abu Musab alZarqawi died in a US airstrike last year. The US...
  • Qaeda's No. 2 in Iraq arrested September 3, 2006

    Baghdad: US and Iraqi forces have arrested the second most senior figure in al Qaeda in Iraq a few days ago, National Security Adviser Mowaffak alRubaie said on Sunday, adding the group was 'severely wounded'. He named the man as Hamed Juma Faris alSuaidi, also known as Abu Humam or Abu...