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Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman dies at US prison aged 78

  • 19 February 2017 - 14:57
Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman dies at US prison aged 78

Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, the Muslim cleric known as "the blind sheikh" who was convicted of conspiracy in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and of planning a broader "war of urban terrorism" in the United States, died on Saturday in a North Carolina prison, authorities said, Reuters. Reuters...