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2006-02-17 16:17:54

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York jazz musician, a Florida doctor and a Maryland medic pleaded not guilty on Friday to a new indictment in an expanding probe of support for terrorism that stems from an FBI sting operation. Lawyers for the three men complained about their prison conditions during the hearing in Manhattan federal court. The three Muslim men, Tarik Shah, 43, Rafiq Sabir, 51, and Mahmud Faruq Brent, 31, prayed with relatives and supporters before...

2006-02-10 18:24:24

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday denied bail for a New York bookstore owner charged with agreeing to help transfer funds for terrorists to buy weapons, saying the evidence against him was "very strong." Abdulrahman Farhane, 51, who was ordered to jail, has emerged as a centerpiece in a case that also charges New York jazz musician Tarik Shah and others with agreeing to provide support to Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network. Farhane was charged on...

2005-08-04 18:30:16

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The FBI and New York police on Thursday announced the arrest of a Maryland man accused of conspiring to provide material support to the militant Lashkar-e-Taiba group. Mahmud Faruq Brent, of Gwynn Oak, Maryland, attended a terrorist training camp in Pakistan run by Lashkar, according to the federal complaint. Lashkar-e-Taiba, a Pakistan-based Kashmiri separatist group, was designated by the United States as a foreign terrorist organization in December 2001. An address...


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