Abu Qatada

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada speaks to the media after he was acquitted at the State Security Court in Amman

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Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada speaks to the media after he was acquitted at the State Security Court in Amman. The Jordanian court acquitted him of charges of providing spiritual and material support for a plot to attack tourists during Jordan’s New Year celebrations in 2000, a judicial source said.

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada looks on from behind bars at the State Security Court in Amman June 26, 2014. Jordan's state security court acquitted on Thursday Qatada of charges of conspiring to commit acts of terrorism, a reporter at the hearing said. The cleric, who was extradited from Britain after a lengthy legal process, will continue to be held because of separate charges related to a plot to attack tourists during Jordan's New Year celebrations in 2000.

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Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada looks on from behind bars at the State Security Court in Amman, Jordan on Thursday. The court acquitted Abu Qatada of charges of conspiring to commit acts of terrorism.

Muslim Cleric Abu Qatada Is Extradited To Jordan To Face Terror Charges...LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 7:  (NO SALES) (EDITORIAL USE ONLY)  In this handout image provided by the MoD, radical cleric Abu Qatada (L) prepares to board a plane at RAF Northolt which will take him to Jordan, after he was deported from the UK to face terrorism charges in his home country, on July 7, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Sgt Ralph Merry/MoD via Getty Images)

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Abu Qatada prepares to board a plane at RAF Northolt, which will take him to Jordan, after he was deported from the UK to face terrorism charges in his home country, on Sunday