Bilal al-Sudani’s financing of the ISIS branch in Afghanistan that killed 13 U.S. troops in 2021 elevated him on U.S. kill-or-capture lists.
Stanislas Eskenazi volunteered with Brussels’ legal aid service, typically helping petty criminals. But now he is representing Belgium’s most-wanted man.
Abdullah el-Faisal, a Jamaican who was an outspoken supporter of the Islamic State, was the first person to face trial under New York State terror laws passed after Sept. 11.
Sayfullo Saipov could face the death penalty in the federal case. He said he was inspired to carry out the attack by Islamic State videos.
Officials said the man helped facilitate a network of ISIS affiliates around the world.
The panel weighing the fate of Sayfullo Saipov, who could face the death penalty, has sent a stream of questions to the federal judge overseeing the case.
In closing arguments, the two sides dueled over why Sayfullo Saipov, an Uzbek immigrant, drove a truck onto a Manhattan bike path and killed 8 in 2017.
The women were abducted while searching for food in a region that has been under a blockade by extremist groups for nearly a year.
A Supreme Court ruling denounced former President Maithripala Sirisena and some of his top officials for what it called “reckless failure” to prevent the attacks, which killed more than 200 people.
Sayfullo Saipov may face the death penalty for a fatal truck rampage that his lawyer did not dispute. His federal court case may last for months.
For many middle- and working-class New Yorkers, it’s an even more distant possibility than it used to be.