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Topic - Ahmed Ferhani
A man who pleaded guilty to rare state-level charges that he plotted to blow up New York City synagogues has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
A man charged with plotting to blow up synagogues in New York City has pleaded guilty to state terrorism charges.
The mother of a "lone wolf" accused of plotting to attack police stations and post offices with homemade bombs apologized to New Yorkers on Monday, even as questions arose about why federal authorities — who typically handle terrorism cases — declined to get involved in what city officials called a serious threat.
The top charge has been dropped against two men accused of plotting to blow up synagogues in New York, authorities said Wednesday.
The top terrorism charge brought last month under a rarely used state law against two New York City men in an alleged bomb plot has been dropped, authorities said Wednesday.
Two Americans, including one who complained the world was treating Muslims "like dogs," bought guns and a grenade and wanted to carry out a terror plot against a New York synagogue, officials said Thursday.
At his sentencing Friday, Ferhani apologized for humiliating his family and he said he would spend his years in jail strengthening his mind and character.
The Manhattan district attorney's office has said Ferhani wanted to attack a synagogue.