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Muhammad Salah, of Bridgeview, Ill., designated as a terrorist in 1995, was delisted as the deadline loomed for a response to his challenge to the listing. He was jailed for five years in Israel for supporting Hamas, was tried in the US on similar charges, and spent time in prison for lying in a civil lawsuit. Mark Basseley Youssef, who was behind the "Innocence of Muslims" film, was sentenced to a year in prison for violating his probation after a 2010 bank fraud conviction.
Tunisia agreed to allow US investigators access to Ali Ani al Harzi, an Islamic militant suspected in the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi. The US renewed sanctions on Sudan. Rezwan Ferdaus, who pled guilty to plotting to fly explosives-packed model airplanes into the Capitol and the Pentagon, was sentenced to 17 years in prison.
Secretary of State Clinton called for reorganization of the Syrian opposition to better reflect those fighting in the conflict, dismissing the Syrian National Council as remote and warning that extremist groups were trying to hijack the revolution. The State Dept. rejected the hurricane aid offer of wanted Pakistani radical Hafiz Saeed.