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Cleric Testifies He Was ‘A Mouthpiece,’ Not A Terrorist

By John Riley, Newsday NEW YORK — Abu Hamza al-Masri testified at his terrorism trial Monday that he was merely a “mouthpiece” for Islamist movements and compared his role to Irish political leader Gerry Adams’ as an IRA front man. “I was acting as a mouthpiece, like Gerry Adams,” he said. “And like Gerry Adams . […]

May 13, 2014

Turkey PM Seeks Cleric’s Extradition From U.S.

Ankara (AFP) – Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday he will seek the extradition of an exiled cleric he accuses of orchestrating a major corruption scandal against his government from his base in the United States. Erdogan told reporters that a legal procedure “will begin” for the extradition of Fethullah Gulen, a former […]

April 29, 2014

Hillary Clinton Pleased With Killing Of Key Al-Qaida Leader

Al-Qaida cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, and a second American, Samir Khan, were killed by a joint CIA-U.S. military air strike on their convoy in Yemen early Friday. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, AR: “There was a momentous event today when we learned of the death of Anwar […]

September 30, 2011