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  • Hawo Mohamed Hassan (left) and Amina Farah Ali were convicted Thursday of conspiring to funnel money to a terrorist group in Somalia. The Minnesota women are both U.S. citizens of Somali descent. (Associated Press)

    Minnesota women guilty of aiding terrorists

    Two Minnesota women were convicted Thursday of conspiring to funnel money to a terrorist group in Somalia as part of what prosecutors called a "deadly pipeline" sending money and fighters from the U.S. to the group known as al-Shabab.

  • **FILE** In this photo from Aug. 5, 2010, Hawo Mohamed Hassan (left) and Amina Farah Ali, both of Rochester, Minn., leave U.S. District Court after appearing at a hearing in St. Paul, Minn. The two women are accused of funneling money to a terrorist group in Somalia, and are the first to go on trial in Minnesota's years-long federal investigation into the recruiting and financing of al-Shabab. (Associated Press)

    Minn. woman facing Somalia terror case arrested

    A Minnesota woman accused of funneling money to a terrorist group in Somalia was handcuffed and removed from a courtroom Monday when she refused to stand for the judge hearing the case.

  • Members of the al-Shabaab terrorist militia undergo training at a camp outside Mogadishu, Somalia, on Nov. 4. U.S. intelligence officials are watching with concern the movement's growth and its use of foreign fighters, many with experience in conflicts in Afghanistan and Pakistan. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

    14 charged for supporting Somali terror group

    The Justice Department on Thursday unsealed four separate indictments accusing 14 people, including U.S. citizens, on terrorism charges for providing money, personnel and services to al-Shabaab.

  • 14 indicted in plot to aid Somali terrorists

    The Justice Department unsealed indictments Thursday against 14 people - including seven U.S. citizens - charging them with providing money, personnel and services to a Somali-based terrorist group with ties to al Qaeda.

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