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His lawyers have accused the government of withholding evidence connected to Anwar al-Awlaki, who was an imam in northern Virginia back in 2001 and later went on to become an Al-Qaeda leader killed in a 2011 drone strike. Defense lawyers contend that in the days after the Sept. 11 attacks, ...
The brothers supposedly became radicalized listening to the teachings of Yemeni Imam Anwar al-Awlaki and angry with the United States for its killing of Muslims in Iraq and Afghanistan. But, as with almost all terrorist attacks, what effect they thought their actions might have on that dynamic remains a ...

They also found videos of sermons by Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born firebrand jihadi cleric who was killed in 2011 in Yemen by two U.S. drones. Awlaki's videos are still circulating on social media years after his death. The evidence and Dzhokhar's testimony suggest that the brothers were inspired by ...
September 30, 2011 - Anwar al-Awlaki, spokesman for AQAP, is killed by a CIA drone strike. November 23, 2011 - Saleh signs an agreement in Saudi Arabia transferring his executive powers to Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi, Yemen's vice president, effectively ending his rule. January 21, 2012 - Parliament ...
They ultimately raised $30,000 for American al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki, who was linked to a number of terror attacks against American and other Western targets. Sultane contributed $15,000 to the effort and his brother Asif gave $2,000. Asif formerly attended Ohio State University. The brothers face ...
Ibrahim Zubair Mohammad, 38, Asif Ahmed Salim, 38, and Sultane Room Salim, 43, pleaded guilty this week to one count of concealment of financing of terrorism for their roles in concealing the provision of thousands of dollars to Anwar al-Awlaki in an effort to support violent jihad against U.S. military ...

The FBI said the men worked in 2009 to conceal supplying money to Anwar Al-Awlaki, the late American-born, radical Muslim cleric whose English language videos and blog posts inspired a number of Western recruits to al-Qaida., as well as acts of terrorism. When agents began investigating the ... Ohio
A 38-year-old Indian engineer in the US state of Ohio, accused of funding a top al-Qaeda leader, has pleaded guilty to concealing financing terrorism. Ibrahim Zubair Mohammad is accused of sending money to Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen. Al-Awlaki was later designated a terrorist and killed by a US drone ...
Johnson told FBI agents he “was supportive of known terrorist Anwar al Awlaki” — the spiritual patron of lone-wolf jihadists. The FBI's plan of action? Inaction. The agency watched and waited and wanly admonished Johnson to knock it off because authorities “believed a redirection approach would be the ...
Johnson told FBI agents he “was supportive of known terrorist Anwar al Awlaki” — the spiritual patron of lone-wolf jihadists. The FBI's plan of action? Inaction. The agency watched and waited and wanly admonished Johnson to knock it off because authorities “believed a redirection approach would be the ...
Johnson told FBI agents he "was supportive of known terrorist Anwar al Awlaki" — the spiritual patron of lone-wolf jihadists. The FBI's plan of action? Inaction. The agency watched and waited and wanly admonished Johnson to knock it off because authorities "believed a redirection approach would be the ...
Johnson denied an affiliation to ISIS but said he was supportive of militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who was killed by a US drone missile in Yemen in 2011, the report from the investigation says. The agents told him to "cease all social media activities related to ISIS and any other terrorist organizations," but ...
The successive killings in 2011 and 2012 of Osama bin Laden; Anwar al-Awlaki, the movement's chief propagandist; and Abu Yahya al-Libi, its second-in-command, lent new weight to the optimists' predictions that al-Qaeda was a spent force. In retrospect, however, it appears that al-Qaeda was among the ...
They are accused of raising and delivering $22,000 to Yemen in 2009 for Anwar al-Awlaki, who was later designated a terrorist, then killed in a U.S. drone strike in 2011. Sultane Salim has been free on a $500,000 property bond since November, 2015, although he is confined to his mother's home in ...
In addition, Augustine viewed sermons by fiery American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a leader of al-Qaida in Yemen who was killed in 2011, the papers said. The online videos of Al-Awlaki have been cited in several U.S. cases as being a dangerous influence on self-radicalized terrorists. Records show ...
Mr. Freeman said Mohammad's brother — whom he referred to as “Farooq” — and others raised money in 2009 in the United Arab Emirates to deliver to Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen. Al-Awlaki was later designated a terrorist and killed by a U.S. drone in 2011. Mr. Freeman said Farooq raised some funds ...
The three, along with a fourth defendant, Yahya Farooq Mohammad, also an Indian citizen and the brother of Ibrahim, concealed supplying funds in 2009 to Anwar Al-Awlaki, a key leader of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, according to court documents. Al-Awlaki, who advocated violence against the ...

Ibrahim Zubair Mohammad, second of the two brothers, is accused of sending money to Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen. Al-Awlaki was later designated a terrorist and killed by a US drone in 2011. Mohammad, is to receive an agreed-upon prison sentence of 60 months, although he would receive credit for the ...
(RNN) – A 17-year-old who stabbed three people, killing one, and attributed it to his “Muslim faith” also had been associated with neo-Nazi, white supremacist beliefs and had a fascination with brutal dictators such as Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin. Corey Johnson confessed to the stabbings in Palm Beach ...
An app that has been dowloaded more than a thousand times on Google Play hooks up users with a selection of audio lectures and video addresses from American al-Qaeda recruiter Anwar al-Awlaki. Al-Awlaki, the New Mexico native who remains a powerful recruitment force spanning terrorist ... Google
They are accused of raising and delivering $22,000 to Yemen in 2009 for Anwar al-Awlaki, who was later designated a terrorist then killed in a U.S. drone strike in 2011. Under the terms of his release, Asif Salim would live with his mother, Shakila Salim, at her home in Cambridge, Ohio, where his brother ...
In late 2017, federal prosecutors said Rahimi provided inmates with copies of terrorist propaganda and jihadist materials, including speeches by Osama bin Laden and militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki — both of whom were killed in 2011– along with bomb-making instructions, books on jihad, and issues of ...
Rahimi, prosecutors said, gave inmates copies of terrorist propaganda and jihadist materials, including speeches and lectures by al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S.-born cleric who inspired attacks on America and was killed in a U.S. airstrike in September 2011. Rahimi also ...
Rahimi, prosecutors said, gave inmates copies of terrorist propaganda and jihadist materials, including speeches and lectures by al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S.-born cleric who inspired attacks on America and was killed in a U.S. airstrike in September 2011. Rahimi also ...
The district is the birthplace of Anwar Al Awlaki, the US-Yemeni cleric who was killed in a US drone strike in 2011. Meanwhile on the Red Sea front, Yemen's Defence Ministry said that government troops swapped eight Al Houthis militants for the bodies of seven government forces killed in the fighting and a ...
Rahimi, prosecutors said, gave inmates copies of terrorist propaganda and jihadist materials, including speeches and lectures by al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S.-born cleric who inspired attacks on America and was killed in a U.S. airstrike in September 2011. Rahimi also ...
“They shared links for ISIS propaganda videos and websites, including ISIS beheading videos and lectures (by late Islamic lecturer) Anwar al-Awlaki espousing jihad,” according to Hubbard's court documents. “They often all expressed their desire to travel to Syria to join ISIS.” Hubbard's admission of guilt ...
Winter said Hassan's self-radicalization started by watching YouTube videos of well-known jihadist leaders, like Anwar al-Awlaki, a leading influence on jihadists before his 2011 death who was accused of playing a role in radicalizing Western youth with his lectures in colloquial American English. Hassan's ...
Examination of his phone revealed he had an avid interest in the group and had audio files of radical preacher, Anwar al Awlaki. Ali had been identified by the counter-terror programme Prevent in December 2015 but failed to engage with them, the Old Bailey was told. He was arrested the following March ...
Videos featuring sermons by Anwar al-Awlaki, the radical preacher once known as the “YouTube Islamist”, were removed in their entirety. More than 50,000 were taken offline as a result, with most of those left up being about Awlaki, but not authored by him. But Islamists are not the only extremists on ...
The jailed New Jersey man, Ahmad Khan Rahimi, reportedly distributed speeches by Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki, literature on how to jihad and how to make bombs, and copies of Inspire, the online magazine published by Al Qaeda. These materials were found on the personal laptop of Rahimi, ...
Rahimi provided inmates with copies of terrorist propaganda and jihadist materials, including speeches by Osama Bin Laden and the late militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, bomb making instructions, books on jihad and issues of the al Qaeda-backed magazine Inspire, prosecutors said. Rahimi "has been ...
Among the propaganda the government said Rahimi distributed were speeches and lectures by Osama Bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki, books on Jihad and issues of Inspire, a magazine distributed by the terrorist group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. Rahimi in October began to give the jihadist ...
That same eulogy cites Anwar al-Awlaki, the AQAP propagandist and plotter who was killed in Sept. 2011, and may imply that the two knew each other. Al-Makki's death was also reported by Agence France-Presse (AFP), which described him as AQAP's “propaganda chief.” Citing “tribal sources,” AFP ...
ISIS produced the glossy online jihadist magazine “Dabiq,” for instance, following in the footsteps of the master propagandist and recruiter Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born extremist cleric and leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula who published the online terror magazine “Inspire,” and who was ...
The lectures were produced by Anwar al-Awlaki—a radical American cleric who had contact with two 9/11 hijackers before the terror attack—and Omar Bakri Muhammad, a Syrian preacher who claimed to help radicalize one of the people who murdered soldier Lee Rigby in 2013. "These aren't exactly ...
Awlaki's sermons were cited by self-radicalised extremists such as Faisal Shahzad, who tried to bomb Times Square in New York, and Roshonara Choudhry, who stabbed Stephen Timms MP. Photograph: HO/AFP/Getty Images. YouTube has removed thousands of videos of the radical Yemeni-American ...
Up until his death at the hands of US forces in 2011, Anwar al-Awlaki was a major voice for Islamic extremists, advocating for war and attacks against the US, and helped to inspire numerous terrorist attacks around the world. YouTube recently took the unusual step of removing tens of thousands of videos of ...
Of all of the weapons in the U.S. arsenal, none is more associated with the current conflict against terrorist forces than the armed drone. From the first lethal strike on the opening night of Operation Enduring Freedom, to the controversy surrounding the targeted killing of U.S. citizen Anwar al-Awlaki, these ...
Congress in 2009 criticized the FBI for missteps ahead of a shooting that left 13 people dead at Fort Hood, Texas, after finding that agents failed to act on emails between the gunman and terrorist Anwar al-Awlaki. In the Florida school shooting, “somebody made a mistake, somebody did not do their job,” ...
Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan. Boston Marathon bombers Dzhokar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab. Garland, Texas, gunman Elton Simpson. All of these terrorists were deeply influenced by the American-born al-Qaeda operative and propagandist Anwar al-Awlaki ...
The other two men had pistols, a shotgun and a Romanian Arms AK-47-style assault rifle, according to prosecutors. “They shared links for ISIS propaganda videos and websites, including ISIS beheading videos, and lectures by Anwar al-Awlaki espousing jihad,” according to the plea agreement.
In November, YouTube removed over 51,000 videos concerning Anwar al-Awlaki, the Yemeni-American imam who was assassinated via missile raid by the Obama administration on September 30, 2011. Awlaki was never charged with, let alone convicted of any crime. The mass removal was praised by ...
For example, it took down hundreds of lectures on Islamic history by al-Qaida recruiter Anwar al-Awlaki, who was killed in a 2011 U.S. drone strike in Yemen. In a statement on Nov. 29, Facebook said: "Today, 99 percent of the ISIS and al Qaeda-related terror content we remove from Facebook is content we ...
In 2011 a drone strike ordered by Barack Obama killed Anwar al-Awlaki, a well-known figure in the group who was known to convert people to its ideology. Trump announced on Wednesday he believes “it is time to officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel". The decision unravelled years of work ...
A major victory in the fight against extremism was secured last month when YouTube announced that it had taken down the lectures and sermons of Anwar al-Awlaki, an American who had turned into a firebrand preacher and notoriously effective recruiter for Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. In 2011 ...
YouTube removed tens of thousands of videos of Anwar al-Awlaki, a well-known, English-speaking cleric who was killed in a drone strike six ...
A FBI agent in the complaint said he believes “Sheikh Anwar” refers to Anwar al-Awlaki, formerly a senior leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian ...
On Saturday, the New York Times reported that the video-sharing website's had decided to wipe thousands of videos of Anwar Al-Awlaki from ...


 

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