U.S. Trial Set for Two Accused of Aiding Hizbullah

[Reuters] Christine Kearney - Javed Iqbal, 44 and Saleh Elahwal, 55, accused of agreeing to broadcast the Hizbullah television channel Al-Manar to U.S. customers, will face trial on terrorism charges, U.S. District Judge Richard Berman ruled on Wednesday. The U.S. Treasury branded Al-Manar a terrorist organization in March 2006, saying it supported Hizbullah's fund-raising and recruitment activities.

2008-05-29 01:00:00

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