Latest Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine Stories
By Robert Green TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) - Former university professor Sami al-Arian has pleaded guilty to aiding the Palestinian group Islamic Jihad and agreed to be deported, according to documents made public on Monday by a U.S. court in Florida.
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (Reuters) - Former Florida professor Sami Al-Arian, who was acquitted on terrorism charges last year, has agreed to be deported rather than face a new trial, according to published reports on Saturday.
By Suleiman al-Khalidi DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on a visit to regional ally Syria, pledged support to militant Palestinian factions at a meeting with their leaders in Damascus on Friday, a Palestinian group said.
By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's defense minister accused Iran and Syria of being directly responsible for Thursday's suicide bombing in Tel Aviv which wounded 30 people, newspaper reports said on Friday.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad claimed a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv on Thursday that wounded at least 16 people, Israeli media said.
By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a country seared by the September 11 attacks, Muslim American charities and donors say they live in constant fear of frozen funds, indictments and even closure, regardless of whether they have done anything wrong.
By Robert Green TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) - A federal jury on Tuesday cleared a former Florida professor of some terrorism-related charges but failed to reach a verdict on others in a case likely to be seen as a stiff blow to the U.S. government's attempts to prosecute terrorism suspects.
TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) - A federal jury on Tuesday found a former Florida professor not guilty of funding a banned Islamist group in a verdict likely to be seen as a blow to U.S. government efforts to prosecute terror suspects.
By Robert Green TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) - Former Florida university professor Sami al-Arian is on trial as an alleged terrorist because of his support for a Palestinian state, his attorney said on Tuesday during closing arguments.
By Robert Green TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) - A fired Florida university professor and three other Palestinians sent money to a group that they knew had killed Israelis and Americans, a prosecutor said on Monday in closing arguments.
- To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
- An illusion; a trick; a cheat.