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Man arrested in counterterror raids, sent money to American in Syria Aus

Sep 30, 2014    

Melbourne, Australia One man was arrested in counterterrorism raids in the Australian city of Melbourne on Tuesday after police said he provided money to a US citizen fighting alongside extremists in Syria.Hassan El Sabsabi, 23, appeared briefly in a Melbourne court on six counts of intentionally making funds available to a terrorist organization. According to court documents, the groups involved were ISIL, also known as Islamic State, and Jabhat alNusra, also known as the Nusra Front. El Sabsabi did not enter a plea or apply for bail.El Sabsabi's arrest comes a week after Melbourne police fat...

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