Iraqis

Regional
9:23 am
Wed December 26, 2012

Sentencing Delayed for Iraqis Arrested in Bowling Green on Terrorism Charges

A federal judge has delayed sentencing until late January for a pair of Iraqi nationals who pleaded guilty to conspiring to send weapons, cash and explosives to al-Qaida in Iraq.

U.S. District Judge Thomas B. Russell rescheduled for Jan. 29 the sentencing of 30-year-old Waad Ramadan Alwan and his co-defendant, 24-year-old Mohanad Shareef Hammadi. Sentencing had originally been planned for Jan. 3 in federal court in Bowling Green.

Alwan pleaded guilty in December 2011. Hammadi bypassed a trial and entered a guilty plea in August.

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Regional
10:46 am
Wed August 15, 2012

Prosecutors: Iraqi Arrested in Bowling Green Described Terrorist Activities

Federal prosecutors say an Iraqi charged in Kentucky with plotting to help terrorists back home described his insurgent activities to the FBI and even discussed attacks on U.S. troops in that country.

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