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Canadian man pleads not guilty to U.S. terrorism charges
Canadian man pleads not guilty to U.S. terrorism charges

A Canadian man who had been extradited to the United States pleaded not guilty to federal terrorism charges that he sent money and long-distance support to jihadists who used a truck bomb to attack a U.S. base in Iraq where five Americans were killed, officials said. Faruq Khalil Muhammad `Isa entered his plea in federal court in Brooklyn on Saturday. He was ordered held without bail on charges of conspiring to kill Americans and providing material support to terrorists without ever leaving Canada. If convicted, he faces life in prison. Muhammad `Isa, who is also known as Sayfildin Tahir Sharif, is a Canadian citizen and an Iraqi national who was arrested in 2011 on a U.S. warrant. He...

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