Omar Jamal

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Minn. ISIS Suspect Allowed To Go Free Pending Trial

A U.S. magistrate will allow a Twin Cities man to be released pending his conspiracy trial that accuses him of attempting to fight with ISIS in Syria. However, Magistrate Judge Janie Mayeron’s decision requires that 18-year-old Abdullahi Yusuf will have strict monitoring and must turn over his U.S. passport. Yusuf is charged with conspiring with a friend, Abdi Nur, in providing “material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant,” also known as ISIL or ISIS.

11/26/2014

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Terror Groups Using Social Media To Recruit In The Twin Cities

Douglas McCain was not the first Minnesotan radicalized and recruited to fight in a foreign land. In recent years, Minnesota has become a place where terrorist organizations recruit young people to fight jihad.

08/27/2014

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Syrian Rebels Recruiting Twin Cities Somali Youth

In the three years that government and rebel forces have been battling in Syria, more than 100,000 people have been killed. Many of the deceased are innocent civilians who are cut down by crossfire or suicide bombings.

06/04/2014

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Somali Community Leaders Respond To Terror Recruitment Video

The Somali community in Minnesota is doing everything it can to stop terror groups from recruiting men from the Twin Cities.

08/09/2013

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10 Killed In Suicide Bombing, Mpls. Man Suspected

Somali officials say the man believed to be responsible for the deaths of 10 people in an alleged suicide bombing was from Minneapolis.

10/30/2011

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Mission: Minnesotan Involved In Somalia Suicide Bombing

One of the suicide bombers in Saturday’s bombing near the Somali capitol is an American from Minneapolis, according to the Somalia Mission to the U.N.

10/29/2011

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Dayton: Minn. Vigilant After Bin Laden’s Death

Before Osama bin Laden became infamous, none of these were around: TSA, bag checks, pat-downs, scanners, and threat alerts.

05/02/2011

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