A U.S. Army intelligence officer who was with the first American forces to enter Afghanistan after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks said his staff found laminated cards al-Qaeda used to communicate in code, including one that had Osama bin Laden’s name on it and that of his son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghayth, on the other side.
On the afternoon of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Osama bin Laden summoned his son-in- law, Sulaiman Abu Ghayth, seeking help to recruit others to join the mission to attack Americans, a prosecutor said.
Prosecutors in the case of Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law can show jurors an image of him seated next to the al-Qaeda leader from a video taken the day after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a judge ruled.
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the alleged head of the Sinaloa drug cartel, once referred to Chicago as his “home port,” a hub of a narcotics empire he built by filling a power vacuum left by the imprisonment of the city’s gang leaders.
The trial of Osama bin Laden’s son- in-law, accused of plotting with the al-Qaeda leader to kill Americans, was delayed after a U.S. judge said he could submit questions to Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, for use as a potential defense witness.
Saudi Binladen Group, relatives of Osama bin Laden and National Commercial Bank don’t have to face lawsuits brought by families and estates of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a U.S. appeals court ruled, upholding a lower court’s dismissal of the cases.
President Barack Obama, whose top foreign policy achievements include killing Osama bin Laden and ending the war in Iraq, now faces the prospect of a safe haven for anti-Western extremists emerging in the Arab country.