Al Qaeda propagandist Sulaiman Abu Ghaith is expected to be in US federal court in New York on Friday in an initial hearing to face terror charges.
The judge presiding over the September 11 war crimes tribunal is allowing defence lawyers their first chance to see the secret section of the Guantanamo Bay prison.
The Pentagon appointee overseeing the Guantanamo war crimes court has refused to drop conspiracy charges against five accused plotters of the 9/11 attacks.
Al Qaeda`s leader claims in a video posted on the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks that his warriors "defeated America in Iraq".
Najibullah Zazi took the witness stand in federal court in Brooklyn to begin recounting his role in what US authorities have called one of the most ominous terror threats since the Sept 11, 2001 attacks.
Day in Pics: 1st October
Showbiz World - October 1, 2014
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