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US Court Sentences Bin Laden Aide to Life in Prison

A New York court on Friday sentenced a former aide to Osama bin Laden to life in prison for his role in al-Qaida’s plan to kill Americans. Khalid al-Fawwaz, 52, a citizen of Saudi Arabia, was convicted earlier this year of conspiring to kill Americans. U.S. prosecutors accused Fawwaz of playing multiple roles in al-Qaida through the 1990s, including as London-based media adviser to bin Laden during the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224...

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