8th Circuit Won't Rehear Minnesota Women's Terror CaseThe 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals won't rehear the appeal of two Minnesota women convicted of conspiring to funnel money to a terror group in Somalia.
2 Minnesota Women Convicted On Terror Charges Appeal AgainTwo Minnesota women who were convicted of conspiring to funnel money to a Somali terror group are seeking a rehearing after losing their first appeal. Thirty-nine-year-old Amina Farah Ali and 68-year-old Hawo Mohamed Hassan were convicted in 2011 on counts that included conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
Convictions Upheld For Women Who Raised Funds For Al-ShababA federal appeals court upheld the convictions and prison sentences Tuesday for two Minnesota women found guilty of conspiring to funnel money to a terror group in Somalia despite claiming they were collecting funds for the poor.
Man Who Lied In Somali Terrorism Case Gets 2 YearsA man who admitted he lied before a grand jury investigating why young Somali men were leaving Minnesota to join a terrorist group in their homeland has been sentenced to two years in prison. Adarus Abdulle Ali pleaded guilty in 2009 to one count of perjury.
Women Found Guilty On All Counts In Terror Funding CaseTwo 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.
Deliberations Ongoing In Minn. Terror Funding CaseJurors considering the case of two Minnesota women accused of conspiring to funnel money to a terror group in Somalia have wrapped up their second full day of deliberations without a verdict.
Jurors To Resume Deliberating Terror Funding CaseA jury has resumed deliberations in the case of two Minnesota women accused of conspiring to funnel money to a terror group in Somalia.
No Verdict Yet In Minn. Terror Funding CaseThe jury considering the case of two Minnesota women accused of conspiring to funnel money to a terror group in Somalia has ended its first full day of deliberations with no verdict.
Supporters Of Minn. Women Kept Outside CourthouseTwo Minnesota women accused of funneling money to a terror group in Somalia were among a group of people briefly kept outside the federal courthouse in Minneapolis on Tuesday as jurors deliberated the case inside.
Closing Arguments Wrapped In Minn. Terror TrialJurors heard closing arguments in the terror trial of two Somali-American women from Rochester on Monday and now, the case is in their hands.
Prosecutors: Women Talk Of Jihad In Recorded CallsTwo Minnesota women accused of funneling money to a terror group in Somalia talked about collecting money for al-Shabab, supporting fighters instead of other charities and the possibility that FBI was listening in on their conversations, according to hours of recorded phone calls played for jurors.
Minn. Woman Says She'll Stand For Terror TrialA Minnesota woman who was jailed for refusing to stand during her trial on terror charges has had a change of heart.