Monthly Archives: May 2010

Italy grants 'political asylum' to jailed imam

By | 2010-05-28T06:15:00+00:00 May 28th, 2010|News|

The Italian government has granted political asylum to a former imam of Milan's central mosque who was recently jailed on terrorism charges, unnamed sources in the interior ministry have told Adnkronos. Radical preacher Abu Imad was arrested in April after Italy's top appeals court upheld a previous sentence and jailed him for 44 months.

Yemeni cleric calls for killing US civilians

By | 2010-05-27T03:47:00+00:00 May 27th, 2010|News|

CAIRO – A U.S.-born cleric who has encouraged Muslims to kill American soldiers called for the killing of U.S. civilians in his first video released by a Yemeni offshoot of al-Qaida, providing the most overt link yet between the radical preacher and the terror group.