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MIAMI — A defense attorney for terrorism suspect Kifah Wael Jayyousi introduced into evidence yesterday a newsletter faxed to the defendant's home that his attorneys contend illustrates he does not advocate or financially support Islamist violence.
MIAMI — Jurors heard wiretapped conversations yesterday of terrorism suspect Adham Amin Hassoun discussing what prosecutors assert were the travels of a fellow Muslim to Chechnya in 2000 to wage jihad, or holy war, in the breakaway Russian province.
MIAMI — Prosecutors in the trial of Jose Padilla yesterday played for the jury a selection of conversations recorded during the late 1990s in which the terrorist suspect and others are thought to discuss waging jihad, or holy war, in Kosovo.
Several of the conversations were placed from Mr. Hassoun"s home in Sunrise, Fla., to numbers in Georgia, on the border with Chechnya, and Baku, Azerbaijan, a supposed stopover for mujahedeen trying to join the fight, Mr. Kavanaugh said.
"It means 70 [Muslim fighters] got martyred [were killed] in Kosovo," Mr. Kavanaugh said.