NEW YORK - (AP) - New terrorism charges have been brought in NewYork City against two U.S. citizens accused of trying to aidal-Qaida.
New charges including providing material support to al-Qaida andviolating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act are in asuperseding indictment announced yesterday.
The fresh charges were brought against Wesam El-Hanafiof Brooklyn, and Sabirhan Hasanoff. Hasanoff is also a citizen ofAustralia.
The two Brooklyn men are accused of aiding al-Qaida with moneyand computer assistance.
Both men have pleaded not guilty. El-Hanafi's lawyers saythere's nothing new in the indictment and that their client standsby his plea.
If convicted they could get up to 70 years in prison.