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...
  • 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 al-Masri, 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 high-level 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 al-Masri to the United States for prosecution, CNN has confirmed. Al-Masri, a one-eyed, hook-handed preacher, already is imprisoned in Britain for inciting racial hatred at his North London mosque. His legal team has 14...
  • Al-Qaeda leader in Iraq killed June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Al-Qaeda’s 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 al-Masri, an Egyptian, assumed leadership of al Qaeda in Iraq after Abu Musab al-Zarqawi 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 al-Rubaie said on Sunday, adding the group was 'severely wounded'. He named the man as Hamed Juma Faris al-Suaidi, also known as Abu Humam or Abu...