Feroz Ali Abbasi was once held at Guantanamo and US officials have accused him of agreeing to take part in al Qaeda’s attacks against the West. He was transferred to Britain in 2005, but his story is a key part of the case against Abu Hamza al Masri, whose trial began this week in New York.
The tribal leaders in Pakistan’s Taliban-controlled agency made the threats against the US after holding a press conference in Peshawar.
The Department of Defense announced the transfer of a Guantanamo detainee to Algeria on Thursday. A district judge ruled that he should be freed even though he was recruited by al Qaeda to train and fight in Afghanistan.
A profile of Fahed Abdullah Ahmad Ghazi, who is accused of being one of Osama bin Laden’s bodyguards.
A profile of Binyam Muhammad, who was allegedly plotting attacks inside the U.S. with Jose Padilla at the time of his capture.
A profile of Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Zaid Salim Zuhair, a Saudi who was convicted on terrorism-related charges in Bosnia.