Libya al-Qaeda suspect pleads not guilty

2013-10-15 20:56
Abu Anas al-Libi. (FBI, AFP)

Abu Anas al-Libi. (FBI, AFP)

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New York - A Libyan al-Qaeda suspect arraigned in a New York court on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges related to the 1998 bombings of US embassies in East Africa.

Anas al-Libi, whose given name is Nazih Abdul Hamed al-Raghie, appeared in court wearing a black sweater and grey jogging pants. He was captured in Libya on 5 October by US commandoes and brought to New York at the weekend after being questioned on a US Navy warship.

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