Wednesday, April 28, 2010

US Man Pleads Guilty to Helping al-Qaeda

Al Jazeera reports: "A US man faces up to 15 years in prison after admitting to sending waterproof socks, ponchos and sleeping bags to al-Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan.
On the eve of his trial, Syed Hashmi, 30, pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide support to al-Qaeda in a district court in New York on Tuesday." 
Hashmi had faced up to 70 years in prison.

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