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Terror suspects 'had Bin Laden videos'

Two Algerians accused of plotting to raise money for al-Qaeda had militant Islamic extremist videos, a court has heard. Brahim Benmerzouga and Baghdad Meziane had 19 films citing Osama Bin Laden’s ideology, a jury at Leicester Crown Court was told on Monday. Mr Benmerzouga, 31, and Mr Meziane, 38, deny “entering into a funding arrangement for the purposes of terrorism” under the Terrorism Act 2000. The pair planned to make money, propaganda material and equipment available to terrorists in support of Bin Laden, Mark Ellison, prosecuting, told the jury. The case was opened for the second time on Monday after a previous jury was discharged last week for legal reasons. Full Story

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