Three Lebanese facing Syria-related terror charges in Germany

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Three Lebanese facing Syria-related terror charges in Germany

German federal prosecutors have filed terrorism charges against three Lebanese and a German, accused of providing material support to Ahrar al-Sham, an Islamist Syrian rebel group.

 

Prosecutors said Thursday that Lebanese nationals Kassem Al-R., 32 and Hassan A.S., 29, German Nuran B., 49 and Ali F., 30, who has dual Lebanese-German citizenship, have been charged with supporting a foreign terrorist organization. Last names weren't given in line with German regulations.

 

Three of the men are accused of securing 130,000 euros ($145,000) worth of military parkas, boots and shirts for the group in 2013. Ali F. is accused of helping Kassem Al-R. deliver the goods to Syriathrough Turkey, and with providing the group with two radio scanners. Kassem Al-R. was alleged to have provided Ahrar al-Sham with five used ambulances.

 

Source: Associated Press

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