Norway court sentences man for recruiting for IS group

April 4, 2017 11:26 AM

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark – An Oslo court has sentenced a Norwegian man to nine years in prison for recruiting others to join radical Islamic State militants in Syria, in the first such ruling in Norway.

The Oslo District Court says 31-year-old Arslan Maroof, known as Ubaydullah Hussain, had recruited "at least two people" for IS.

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