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August 4, 1995 | From Times Staff Writers
Federal authorities said Thursday that the extradition of a 24-year-old Jordanian on charges of helping plant the bomb that rocked the World Trade Center was made possible by an investigation centered on travel records and a pay phone outside a New Jersey apartment where the bomb was constructed. The Jordanian, Eyad Ismoil, pleaded not guilty during a five-minute hearing Thursday in federal court.
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August 4, 1995 | From Times Staff Writers
Federal authorities said Thursday that the extradition of a 24-year-old Jordanian on charges of helping plant the bomb that rocked the World Trade Center was made possible by an investigation centered on travel records and a pay phone outside a New Jersey apartment where the bomb was constructed. The Jordanian, Eyad Ismoil, pleaded not guilty during a five-minute hearing Thursday in federal court.
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November 5, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The man accused of masterminding the World Trade Center bombing in New York was framed by federal agents eager to make arrests at the expense of the truth, a defense attorney told jurors in closing arguments. Attorney Roy Kulcsar also suggested testimony about a confession by Ramzi Yousef was a lie. Yousef, an electrical engineer of uncertain nationality, is accused of leading a group that conducted the Feb. 26, 1993, attack, killing six people and injuring more than 1,000.
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April 12, 1997 | Reuters
The accused mastermind of the devastating 1993 World Trade Center bombing will go on trial July 16 for his alleged role in the blast that killed six people and injured thousands, a judge said Friday. Ramzi Ahmed Yousef, a Muslim militant who holds an Iraqi passport, was indicted in 1993 on charges of taking part in the bombing along with four others who were convicted in 1994.
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August 5, 1997 | From Associated Press
A judge pressed ahead with the trial of the alleged mastermind of the World Trade Center bombing after the jurors assured him Monday that an apparent suicide bombing plot discovered in Brooklyn just days ago would not affect their judgment. Opening arguments in the trial of Ramzi Ahmed Yousef and a co-defendant were postponed until today because one juror called in sick. U.S. District Judge Kevin T.
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April 4, 1998 | From Associated Press
The Palestinian who drove the bomb-laden van into the parking garage under the World Trade Center during the 1993 terrorist attack was sentenced to 240 years in prison Friday. U.S. District Judge Kevin T. Duffy also fined 26-year-old Eyad Ismoil $250,000 and ordered him to pay $10-million restitution "just to make sure that you never make a dime out of this."
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August 6, 1997 | From Associated Press
The alleged mastermind of the World Trade Center bombing went on trial Tuesday, with a prosecutor saying the defendant wanted to topple the twin towers to "send a message to Americans that they were at war." Ramzi Ahmed Yousef, an electrical engineer of uncertain nationality, is accused of mixing the bomb and organizing the Feb. 26, 1993, attack that killed six people, injured more than 1,000 and caused $500 million damage. The attack was intended as a blow against U.S. support of Israel.
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August 7, 1997 | From Associated Press
Survivors of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing began to take the witness stand Wednesday, with the first one describing how the force of the blast lifted him off his feet and how the darkness that followed made him fear that he had gone blind. "I crawled into the fetal position and began to pray," Timothy Lang testified. Lang's testimony came on the second day of the trial of Ramzi Ahmed Yousef, accused of masterminding the bombing, and co-defendant Eyad Ismoil.
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November 13, 1997 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal court jury in Manhattan on Wednesday found Ramzi Ahmed Yousef guilty of masterminding the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center and convicted a co-defendant on charges that he drove an explosives-laden van into the basement garage of the complex.
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November 13, 1997 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal court jury in Manhattan on Wednesday found Ramzi Ahmed Yousef guilty of masterminding the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center and convicted a co-defendant on charges that he drove an explosives-laden van into the basement garage of the complex.
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