Massachusetts man found guilty of aiding al-Qaida

By REUTERS
December 20, 2011 18:44

 
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BOSTON - A jury on Tuesday found a Massachusetts man guilty of supporting al-Qaida by translating Arabic messages and supporting militants through traveling to Yemen for terrorism training.

Tarek Mehanna, 29, was found guilty on all seven counts against him.

Mehanna was arrested in 2009 and charged with "providing and conspiring to provide material support to terrorists" and other crimes including conspiracy to kill in a foreign country and lying to law enforcement officers.

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