Somali Terror Trial

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.
Prosecutors: Minn. Man Steered Recruits To SomaliaA 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.