A Somali-born woman has been sentenced in San Diego to eight years in prison for routing money to a terrorist organization in her native country.
One recruiter was a smooth talker who would introduce young Somali men to others planning to leave Minnesota to wage jihad back home. Another had an uncle in Somalia who would help the men once they arrived. A third would quote the Quran to deepen the recruits’ resolve.
A Minneapolis man has been convicted of helping send young men to Somalia to join the al-Qaida-linked terrorist group al-Shabab.
Jurors have resumed deliberating in the trial of a Minnesota man accused of helping send men to Somalia to join the al-Qaida-linked group al-Shabab.
A Minnesota terrorism suspect accused of sending men from Minnesota to their native Somalia to join an al-Qaida-linked group, al-Shabab, used them as “cannon fodder,” a prosecutor said Wednesday.
An attorney for a Minnesota man accused of helping supply fighters to a terror group in Somalia says the government’s case is built on the testimony of corrupt witnesses.
A Minnesota man accused of helping send fighters to a terror group in Somalia told authorities that other men were preparing to travel to the East African country but that the FBI “chased us out.”
A Minnesota man accused of helping supply fighters to a terror group in Somalia started laughing during questioning last year when authorities played recordings of phone calls in which he spoke about al-Shabab, then later told an interpreter: “They got me,” an FBI agent testified Monday.
A Minnesota man who joined the terror group al-Shabab in Somalia says he never saw a man accused of supporting recruits take part in planning meetings at a Minneapolis mosque.
A Minnesota man who left the United States to join a terror group in Somalia told others he wanted to return to Minneapolis because a friend was sick. Instead, he was somehow talked into staying and ended up killing himself in a suicide bombing months later.
Defense attorneys for a Minnesota man accused of helping to send fighters and money to a terror group in Somalia are working to raise doubts about a key prosecution witness.
An American who admitted traveling to Somalia to train with al-Shabab is testifying against a Minnesota man accused of helping supply the terror group with fighters.
The mother of a young Somali man who died after leaving Minnesota to fight with al-Shabab openly wept when shown photos of his body Wednesday during the trial of a man accused of directing young expatriates to join the terror group in Somalia.
A Minneapolis man helped young Somali expatriates return to the war-torn country they left years ago so they could join a terrorist group fighting the U.N.-backed government there, a prosecutor said Tuesday at the outset of the man’s trial.
A trial begins Monday for a Minnesota man accused of helping finance fighters for al-Shabab in Somalia.
A Somali man accused of helping finance fighters for the terror group al-Shabab has asked a judge to let him out of jail before his trial, saying he has a “sickness of the devil” and needs a traditional healer because he is seeing ghosts.
A federal judge in Minnesota has reinstated the contempt charges for a Somali woman who refused to stand for the court during the first two days of her trial on terror charges.
The new head of the FBI office overseeing Minnesota and the Dakotas says battling terrorism and cybercrime will be among his top priorities.
A federal appeals court has thrown out 19 of the 20 contempt-of-court citations against a Rochester woman convicted of funneling money to a terrorist group in Somalia.
A Somali-American who pleaded guilty to a terror charge in Minnesota will be allowed to live in Ohio with his wife and child pending sentencing.
A 25-year-old Somali refugee living in San Diego has pleaded guilty to sending money to a group of men from Minnesota who joined the al-Shabab terror group fighting in her African homeland.
The FBI is working to obtain the remains of a suicide bomber in Somalia to try to determine his identity.
A Muslim woman convicted of conspiring to funnel money to terrorists in Somalia is protesting a ban on headwear at the Sherburne County Jail where she’s an inmate.
Late this week, as the verdicts in the terror trial of two Somali- American women were announced, a hundred of their supporters gathered outside the Federal Courthouse.
Two Minnesota women who claimed they were helping the poor in Somalia were convicted Thursday of conspiring to funnel money to a terrorist group as part of what prosecutors called a “deadly pipeline” sending funds and fighters to al-Shabab.