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    US Jury in Biggest Daesh-Linked Case Finds 3 Somali-Americans Guilty

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    Three Somali-Americans were found guilty of conspiring to provide material support to Daesh and commit a killing outside the United States, US Attorney's Office announced.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — A US jury in Minneapolis has found three Somali-Americans guilty of conspiring to support the Islamic State and commit murder, US Attorney's Office for the District of Minnesota said in a Twitter message on Friday.

    "[Defendant] Abdirahman Daud — conspiracy to murder outside the United States — guilty," the US Attorney’s Office tweeted. "Conspiracy to provide material support to ISIL [Daesh] — guilty."

    The jury also returned guilty verdicts for the two other defendants Mohamed Farah and Guled Omar, who now face the sentence of life in prison.

    The US media has called the case the biggest federal prosecution involving supporters of the Islamic State terror group.

    The defendants belonged to a group of ten Somali-Americans previously charged in an FBI investigation into Islamic State activities.

    The Islamic State, also known as Daesh in Arabic, is a designated terrorist group and is outlawed in many countries around the world, including in the United States and Russia.


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