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Izhar Khan (Source: CBS4)

Terror Support Charges Dropped Against Margate Muslim Cleric

All federal charges have been dismissed against a Muslim cleric from Margate who, along with his father, was accused of providing financial support to the Taliban in Pakistan.

CBS4–01/17/2013

Sketches of Izhar Khan and and his father Hafiz Khan in federal court following their arrest on charges of conspiracy and providing material support to Pakistani Taliban. (CBS4)

Jury Selection In Miami Muslim Cleric’s Terror Support Trial

Jury selection is set for Wednesday for the trial of two South Florida Muslim clerics accused of funneling funds to the Taliban in Pakistan.

01/02/2013

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Miami Muslim Cleric Competent To Stand Trial

An elderly Miami Muslim cleric has been found competent to stand trial on charges that he helped finance the Taliban in Pakistan.

CBS4–10/24/2012

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

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Terrorism Charges Dropped Against Former Miami Cabbie

A former Miami cabbie who was accused along with his father and brother of orchestrating financial support for the Taliban in Pakistan is in the clear.

06/17/2012

Sketches of Izhar Khan and and his father Hafiz Khan in federal court following their arrest on charges of conspiracy and providing material support to Pakistani Taliban. (CBS4)

Trial Date Set For South Florida Imams Accused Of Supporting Taliban

A pair of South Florida imams and a third man accused of raising tens of thousands of dollars for a Pakistani Taliban terror group will go to trial early next year.

CBS4–08/25/2011

Sketches of Izhar Khan and and his father Hafiz Khan in federal court following their arrest on charges of conspiracy and providing material support to Pakistani Taliban. (CBS4)

Attorney For Miami Imam Wants True Identity Of FBI’s Informant

The lawyer for a Miami muslim cleric accused of funneling money to terrorists in Pakistan has asked that prosecutors turn over the true identity of the FBI’s key informant.

CBS4–08/08/2011

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Former Treasure Coast Student Among SEALs Killed In Attack

Aaron Vaughn wanted to serve his country after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and it was that service that cost the former Martin County High student his life Saturday, one of 38 killed when a US helicopter was brought down in Afghanistan by Taliban fire. He was 31 years old.

CBS4–08/08/2011

Sketches of Izhar Khan and and his father Hafiz Khan in federal court following their arrest on charges of conspiracy and providing material support to Pakistani Taliban. (CBS4)

Bail Denied For Muslim Cleric, Sons In Taliban Case

An elderly Muslim cleric and both of his sons will remain in custody until trial on charges of financially supporting the Pakistani Taliban after they were denied bail.

CBS4–08/06/2011

Sketches of Izhar Khan and and his father Hafiz Khan in federal court following their arrest on charges of conspiracy and providing material support to Pakistani Taliban. (CBS4)

Prosecutors Use Pakistani Newspaper’s Claims To Keep Imams Locked Up

A Miami cab driver whose father and brother have been indicted for allegedly supporting the Taliban has denied claims by a Pakistani newspaper that he too is a member of the Taliban and is wanted on terrorism charges there.

CBS4–06/26/2011

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