Surprise: Feds Arrest Two Middle Eastern Refugees on Terror Charges
By Guy Benson
January 8, 2016
Today has been a rough day for the Left’s narratives, between the pro-ISIS fanaticwho shot a police officer “in the name of Islam” (with a stolen police gun, to boot), Hillary Clinton’s massive new political and legal email headache, and — oh, by the way — this:
Two Iraqi refugees arrested this week on federal terror-related charges were in communication with each other, a law enforcement official told CNN. Both men are Palestinians who were born in Iraq and came to the United States as refugees, according to the U.S. Justice Department. And both are accused of lying to immigration officials about their alleged ties to terrorist organizations. The two men were arrested Thursday. Omar Faraj Saeed Al Hardan, 24, of Houston, was charged with attempting to provide material support to ISIS. Aws Mohammed Younis Al-Jayab, 23, of Sacramento was charged with making a false statement involving international terrorism. Citing social media communications, the criminal complaint against Jayab said he spoke with an unnamed Texas resident about weapons and training in Syria. That unnamed individual is Hardan, according to the law enforcement source. “I need to learn from your weapon expertise,” the individual wrote to Jayab, according to the complaint. In his reply, Jayab wrote, “We will make your abilities very strong,” according to authorities.
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