Tag: Noor Salman

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Widow of Pulse Nightclub Killer Found Not Guilty of Aiding and Abetting the Attack

A federal jury found Noor Salman not guilty on Friday of charges that she aided and abetted her late husband Omar Mateen in his ISIS-linked jihad attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Salman was also acquitted on charges of obstructing justice by giving misleading statements to law enforcement officers after the massacre.

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Attorneys: Father of Pulse Nightclub Killer Omar Mateen Was FBI Informant

Attorneys for Noor Salman, the wife of Pulse nightclub killer Omar Mateen, moved to dismiss the charges or declare a mistrial on Sunday night after the prosecution revealed on Saturday that Mateen’s father, Seddique Mateen, worked as an FBI informant from 2005 through the summer of 2016.

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Trial of Omar Mateen’s Wife Challenges Assumptions About Pulse Nightclub Shooting

The trial of jihadi killer Omar Mateen’s wife Noor Salman is still in the jury selection phase, but documents filed with the court have challenged some assumptions about the Pulse nightclub massacre, most notably the idea that Mateen targeted the Orlando, Florida club because it catered to gay patrons. Instead, a motion by the defense claims that Mateen scouted several other sites first and settled on the Pulse because it had weak security.

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Pulse Massacre Jihadi’s Wife Arrested on Charges of Aiding Foreign Terror Group

The FBI arrested the wife of Omar Mateen, the jihadi responsible for a massacre at Orlando’s Pulse night club last year, on Monday morning in San Francisco on charges of obstruction of justice and aiding and abetting the attempted provision of material support to a foreign terrorist organization.