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Jury Convicts Saudi Man in Connection with 1998 US Embassy Bombings

A Saudi man accused of being an early leader of al-Qaida has been convicted in connection with the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in east Africa. Kahlid al-Fawwaz, 52, was convicted on four counts of conspiracy Thursday by a jury in New York. Al-Fawwaz was not accused of helping to plan the bombings. Instead, prosecutors said that ahead of the attacks, he disseminated Osama bin Laden's declarations of war to the news media in London. They said that earlier, he operated an...

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