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    The conviction of an American of Lebanese origin belonging to “Hezbollah”

    A federal court in Manhattan has convicted a Lebanese-American of belonging to Hezbollah and contributing to plans to launch attacks on the party. After an eight-day trial, the federal prosecutor’s office in Manhattan said that Ali Korani, 34, According to the investigation, Korani was particularly interested in collecting information on security and how to operate at several airports in the United States, including John F. Kennedy Airport in New York, and monitored buildings belonging to the security forces in Manhattan and Brooklyn Kurani arrived in the United States in 2003, b “Today, Korani was convicted of his crimes in a court near one of the sites he wanted to target,” he said, referring to Jacob Javits’ building. In Manhattan. The United States classifies Hezbollah as a “terrorist organization.” A second man, Samer al-Dabak, who is also suspected of belonging to Hezbollah, was arrested on June 8, 2017 in Michigan on the same day as Korni. But did not specify any date to be tried.

    Source: AFP

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