TERRORISM

5 Americans Detained for Alleged Terror Ties

A Pakistani government prosecutor says he has presented evidence in court that shows contacts between five detained Americans with an Al Qaeda linked militant leader.

Detained Americans in Pakistan

Pakistani police are pursuing terrorism charges against five detained American men, alleging that they were collecting and attempting to collect material to carry out terrorist activities.

Those detained included two Pakistani Americans, two Ethiopian Americans and an Egyptian American named Ramy Zamzam who is a dental student at Howard University in Washington.

The case has bolstered fears that Americans and other Westerners are heading to Pakistan to link up with Al Qaeda and other militant groups, and it could test a U.S.-Pakistani relationship already made brittle by demands of the war in neighboring Afghanistan.

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Detained Americans in Pakistan

Feb 2:  A detained American Muslim is surrounded by Pakistani police officers as he leaves an anti terrorist court.

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Detained Americans in Pakistan

Feb. 16: A man identified as Umar Farooq (2nd L), who police say is one of five Americans accused of planning terrorist attacks inside Pakistan, hugs his father Khalid Farooq (C) as fellow American detainee Waqar Hussain Khan (2nd R) talks with his lawyer Khalid Khawaja before a court appearance in Sargodha, Punjab province.

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Detained Americans in Pakistan

Jan 4: A Pakistani policeman escort hand-cuffed men identified as Aman Hassan Yemer, (L), Ahmed Abdulah Minni, (C) and Waqar Hussain Khan, who police say are three of five Americans arrested in Pakistan.

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Detained Americans in Pakistan

Feb. 16: Detained American Muslim come out from a prison van upon their arrival to appear in an anti-terrorist court in Sargodha, Pakistan.

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Detained Americans in Pakistan

Feb 16: Pakistani police escort men identified as Aman Hassan Yemer, Ahmed Abdullah Minni, (2nd R) and Ramy Zamzam, (L), who police say are three of five Americans accused of planning terrorist attacks inside Pakistan.

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Detained Americans in Pakistan

Feb. 16: U.S. nationals accused of planning terrorist attacks in Pakistan, shout from a police van as they arrive at a courthouse for an appearance in Sargodha, Punjab province.

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Detained Americans in Pakistan

Handcuffed men identified as Umar Farooq (2nd L in red), Waqar Hussain Khan, (2nd R), Aman Hassan Yemer (C) and Ramy Zamzam (top), who police say are four of five Americans accused of planning terrorist attacks inside Pakistan, step down from a police van before a court appearance in Sargodha, Punjab.

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Detained Americans in Pakistan

Jan. 4: A Pakistani policeman escort hand-cuffed men identified as Aman Hassan Yemer, (L), Ahmed Abdulah Minni, (C), Waqar Hussain Khan, (R), Ramy Zamzam, (L rear) and Umar Farooq (C rear) who police say are five Americans arrested in Pakistan, leave police station after their court appearance in Sargodha, Punjab.

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Detained Americans in Pakistan

Jan. 18: Pakistani policemen escort hand-cuffed men identified as Umar Farooq, (3rd L), Aman Hassan Yemer, (C front) Ramy Zamzam, (C rear) and Waqar Hussain Khan, (R) who police say are four of five Americans arrested in Pakistan, leave after their court appearance in Sargodha, Punjab province.

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5 Americans Detained for Alleged Terror Ties

A Pakistani government prosecutor says he has presented evidence in court that shows contacts between five detained Americans with an Al Qaeda linked militant leader.

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