Kurdish Iraqi guilty of financing terrorist nephew

A Kurdish Iraqi who financed his terrorist nephew fighting in Syria is facing jail. Farhad Mohammad, 55, sent two payments to his relative ‘Idris’ in November 2017 and January 2018. The nephew, an active member of a prescribed terrorist organisation known as Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) told Mohammed: ‘Either I will stay alive or become a martyr.’ The terror group evolved from Jabhat al-Nusrah, a former al-Qaeda branch in Syria. Mohammad, who has lived in the UK for many years,…

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