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2006-06-01 09:16:25

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Supreme Court on Thursday acquitted the only person convicted of involvement in the September 11 attacks in a trial last year of suspected Al Qaeda members. Imad Eddin Barakat Yarkas, known as Abu Dahdah, had been convicted of conspiracy to commit terrorist murder and sentenced to 27 years in jail. He will, however, continue to serve a 12 year sentence for leading a terrorist group. Yarkas, accused of being an al Qaeda leader in Spain, was among 24 people...

2005-09-26 09:45:36

By Elisabeth O'Leary MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's High Court jailed an al Qaeda leader for 27 years on Monday, finding he conspired with the September 11 plotters but clearing him and two others of killing 2,973 people in the attacks on New York and Washington. Imad Eddin Barakat Yarkas, Driss Chebli and Ghasoub al Abrash Ghalyoun could have faced jail sentences of more than 74,000 years each if convicted of helping plan the September 11 attacks. But in a setback for prosecutors and...

2005-09-26 08:08:19

By Elisabeth O'Leary MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's High Court sentenced the alleged leader of al Qaeda in Spain to 27 years in prison on Monday, finding he conspired with the September 11 plotters but cleared him of murder in connection with the attacks. Imad Eddin Barakat Yarkas was among 24 people accused of al Qaeda membership in Europe's biggest trial of suspected Islamist militants. Three defendants were also accused of a role in the September 11, 2001, attacks on U.S. cities....

2005-09-26 08:55:19

By Elisabeth O'Leary MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's High Court jailed an al Qaeda leader for 27 years on Monday, finding he conspired with the September 11 plotters but clearing him and two others of killing 2,973 people in the attacks on New York and Washington. Imad Eddin Barakat Yarkas, Driss Chebli and Ghasoub al Abrash Ghalyoun could have faced jail sentences of more than 74,000 years each if convicted of helping plan the September 11 attacks. But in a setback for prosecutors and...

2005-09-25 17:51:50

By Adrian Croft MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's High Court is to deliver its verdict on Monday on whether three alleged al Qaeda members helped plan the September 11, 2001 hijack attacks on U.S. cities. A conviction would be the first in Europe in connection with the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Imad Eddin Barakat Yarkas, Driss Chebli and Ghasoub al Abrash Ghalyoun could each be handed jail terms of more than 74,000 years if convicted of 2,973 murders over the 2001...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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