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Mehanna posted on radical site – Boston Globe

In the government's case against alleged terror supporter Tarek Mehanna, the Boston Globe reported on November 24, 2011 that FBI Special Agent Daniel Genck testified that Mehanna "promoted videos and articles calling for violence." According to the article, Mehanna translated a variety of "pro-jihad materials," including a guide called " 39 Ways to Serve and Participate […]

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FBI agent recounts visit to terror suspect – Boston Globe

On November 17, 2011, the Boston Globe reported that FBI Special Agent Brad Davis testified for the government in the case against Tarek Mehanna. According to the article, Agent Davis recounted interviewing Mehanna five years ago. According to the article, during the interview Mehanna told Agent Davis that he visited Yemen "for the purpose of […]

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Witness says suspect wanted to fight Americans in Iraq, hope to participate in jihad – Washington Post

On November 17, 2011, the Washington Post reported that Daniel Maldonado, an "American in prison for training at a terrorist camp in Somalia" testified for the government in the case against Tarek Mehanna. According to the article, Maldonado testified that while watching jihadist videos, "Mehanna reacted 'with an air of pleasure' while watching the videos, […]

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Mehanna friend said to seek camps for training – Boston Globe

On November 16, 2011, the Boston Globe reported that a government witness testified in court that he provided assistance to an associate of Tarek Mehanna "…with contacts in Yemen, with the understanding that they, too, wanted to train for jihad." According to the article, 34-year-old Jason Pippin, an American citizen from Georgia, testified that "…Mehanna's […]

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Witness says Mehanna sought terror training – Boston Globe

According to a November 14, 2011 article in the Boston Globe, a former friend of Tarek Mehanna testified that he "…drove Mehanna and two associates to the airport in 2004, where they planned to embark on a trip to Yemen to seek terrorist training." Mehanna's former friend, Hassan Masood, testified in the government's case-in-chief that […]

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British investigator tells court of contacts with terrorists – Boston Globe

According to a November 11, 2011 article in the Boston Globe, a British investigator testified in the government's case against Tarek Mehanna. According to the article, Richard Dearsley, an officer from Scotland Yard, testified that several men arrested in a British terrorism investigation in 2005, had contacted Mehanna through an Islamic website, "…one asking him […]

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Agent: Tarek Mehanna suspected friend was informant

In the ongoing case against Tarek Mehanna, the Boston Herald reported on November 9, 2011, that an FBI agent testified that the alleged al-Qaida supported "suspected one of his friends was a government informant." According to the article, Agent Christian Fierabend testified that Mehanna "told a friend during an on-line chat that another of their associates […]

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