• Thursday, October 06, 2022

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Indian man pleads guilty to financing Al-Qaeda imam Awlaki

Yahya was also charged with offering an undercover FBI agent money to kill US District Judge Jack Zouhary.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

One of four men arrested for sending thousands of dollars to the late Al-Qaeda propagandist Anwar al-Awlaki pleaded guilty Monday (10) to supporting terrorists and plotting to kill the US judge in the case. Yahya Farooq Mohammad, 39, is one of two India-born brothers who came to the United States to study engineering in Ohio but formed a small cell to support jihadist activities, the indictment said. He and his brother, Ibrahim Mohammad, joined with two US citizens, brothers Asif Ahmed Salim, and Sultane Room Salim, to raise funds for Awlaki, a US-born imam who was killed in a 2011 US…

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