Islamic cleric guilty of aiding terrorists

Posted: May 20, 2014 at 4:55 a.m.

NEW YORK -- An Egyptian Islamic preacher whose fiery sermons before and after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks attracted extremists to his London mosque was convicted Monday in a trial that a prosecutor said should provide justice for the victims of a kidnapping in Yemen more than a decade ago.

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