Netanyahu backs pardon for Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter

Netanyahu backs pardon for Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday said he supported pardoning the young soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a wounded Palestinian assailant in the occupied West Bank. The decision to court-martial Sergeant Elor Azaria, who shot the Palestinian after the assailant stabbed another Israeli soldier last March has stirred public controversy in Israel […]

Notorious UK preacher Anjem Choudary convicted of supporting IS group

Notorious UK preacher Anjem Choudary convicted of supporting IS group

Anjem Choudary, Britain’s most high-profile Islamist preacher whose followers have been linked to numerous plots across the world, has been found guilty of inviting support for the Islamic State (IS) group. Choudary, 49, was convicted at London’s Old Bailey court of using online lectures and messages to encourage support for the banned group which controls […]

US trial: Pakistani says he ‘posed as a woman’ to meet women, not plot terror

US trial: Pakistani says he ‘posed as a woman’ to meet women, not plot terror

NEW YORK: A Pakistani man on trial in the US for planning to bomb a British shopping center testified on Thursday he was exaggerating his prowess with women in online chats and emails he sent mentioning potential wedding dates and a bride, denying the communiqués were coded to disguise an Al Qaeda plot. Abid Naseer, […]