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Egyptian Pleads Guilty Ahead of US Embassy Bombings Trial

  • Reuters

FILE - Terror suspects Khalid al-Fawwaz (2nd L) and Adel Abdul Bary (3rd L) are seen in this courtroom sketch during a court appearance in Manhattan Federal Court in New York.

FILE - Terror suspects Khalid al-Fawwaz (2nd L) and Adel Abdul Bary (3rd L) are seen in this courtroom sketch during a court appearance in Manhattan Federal Court in New York.

An Egyptian man said Friday he would plead guilty in New York to charges connected with the deadly 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

Adel Abdul Bary, 54, said in court he would plead guilty to conspiracy to make a threat to use an explosive device, making a threat to use an explosive device, and conspiracy to murder Americans.

His guilty plea came two months before he was set to face trial in federal court alongside two co-defendants, Libyan Anas al-Liby and Saudi Khalid al-Fawwaz.

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