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Imam Not Allowed To Attend Va. Meeting

A federal judge yesterday rejected a Cleveland imam’s request to travel to Northern Virginia for what prosecutors said was a meeting with a group with ties to terrorists. The imam, Fawaz Damra, faces federal charges in Ohio that he lied on his citizenship forms by concealing his affiliation with several terrorist groups, including Palestinian Islamic Jihad. He had asked a judge earlier this week for permission to travel to Springfield for a meeting last night sponsored by the United Association for Studies and Research Inc., or UASR. The group says it is a Muslim American think tank, but federal prosecutors and congressional investigators have linked it to terrorist groups, primarily the Islamic Resistance Movement, or Hamas, court records and interviews show. Hamas has been designated a terrorist organization by the U.S. government. Full Story

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