Skip to main content
Tags: sami | al | arian

Terrorism Suspect Sami Al-Arian Freed After 5 Years

Wednesday, 03 September 2008 04:27 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A former Florida professor once accused of being a leading Palestinian terrorist has been released for the first time in more than five years.

Immigration authorities released Sami Al-Arian on Tuesday. They were holding him for refusing to testify before a grand jury about a cluster of Muslim organizations in northern Virginia.

The former University of South Florida professor has been in immigration custody since finishing a sentence on separate charges. He had been accused of being a leader of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, but he was acquitted on many of those charges and a jury deadlocked on others. He eventually pleaded guilty to lesser charges.

© 2024 Newsmax. All rights reserved.


Newsfront
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A former Florida professor once accused of being a leading Palestinian terrorist has been released for the first time in more than five years.Immigration authorities released Sami Al-Arian on Tuesday. They were holding him for refusing to testify before a...
sami,al,arian
108
2008-27-03
Wednesday, 03 September 2008 04:27 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.

Sign up for Newsmax’s Daily Newsletter

Receive breaking news and original analysis - sent right to your inbox.

(Optional for Local News)
Privacy: We never share your email address.
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Interest-Based Advertising | Do not sell or share my personal information

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Download the NewsmaxTV App
Get the NewsmaxTV App for iOS Get the NewsmaxTV App for Android Scan QR code to get the NewsmaxTV App
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved