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Jordanian Court Convicts Three Militants

The nephew of an Osama bin Laden lieutenant shouted “Allah will punish you, tyrants!” at military judges Monday after they sentenced him and two accomplices to three years of hard labor for conspiring to attack American and Israeli tourists in Jordan. The court convicted the men of conspiring to attack Jordanian sights frequented by Americans and Israelis. The men were arrested a year ago, and no attacks were carried out. Presiding judge Col. Fawaz Buqour said the cell’s alleged mastermind, 19-year-old Omar Sayel al-Khalayleh, was influenced by the militant ideology of his uncle, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a lieutenant of Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaida chief. Full Story

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