U.S. Indicts Saudi Student for Helping Terrorists Wage Jihad Using the Internet

(Washington Post) A federal grand jury in Idaho Friday charged Sami Omar Hussayen, a doctoral candidate in computer science at the University of Idaho, with conspiring to help terrorist organizations wage jihad by using the Internet to raise funds, field recruits, and locate prospective U.S. targets - military and civilian - in the Middle East. He is accused of creating websites and an e-mail group that disseminated messages from him and two radical clerics in Saudi Arabia that supported holy war.

2004-01-13 00:00:00

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