Mahamud Said Omar

Conviction Affirmed For Minnesota Man In Al-Shabab CaseA federal appeals court has affirmed the conviction of a man who authorities say played a key role in funneling others from Minnesota to the terrorist group al-Shabab in Somalia.
Somali Man Can Withdraw Appeal In Terror Case A man sentenced to 20 years in prison for his role in a pipeline that funneled young men from Minnesota to a terrorist group in Somalia is being allowed to withdraw his appeal.
Man Gets 20 Years In Somali Terror Investigation Two men convicted in the government's investigation into terror recruiting and financing for a Somali terrorist group are scheduled to be sentenced in federal court.
Minn. Trial Opens Window On Somalia Terror Group 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.
Man Convicted Of Aiding Somalia Terror Group A Minneapolis man has been convicted of helping send young men to Somalia to join the al-Qaida-linked terrorist group al-Shabab.
Jury Resumes Deliberating Somalia Terrorism Case 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.
Feds: Suspect Sent 'Cannon Fodder' To SomaliaA 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.
Defense: Case Against Somali Terror Suspect FaultyAn 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.
Minn. Man Had Frequent Calls With Somali TravelersA 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.
Witness: Minn. Terror Defendant Not At MeetingsA 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.
Minn. Witness Describes Early Al-Shabab RecruitingA Minnesota man who spent two months with a terrorist group in his native Somalia told a jury Tuesday that another man on trial for allegedly helping funnel recruits to the group gave money to buy weapons for fighters.
Minn. Trial Reveals Details Of Life With Al-ShababA 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.
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