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UAE Jails 7 Men for Funding Syrian Militants

A court in the United Arab Emirates has handed down sentences to seven men convicted of operating an al-Qaida linked terror cell within the country and channeling funds to militants fighting the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad. According to prosecutors, the group tried to recruit UAE citizens to the al-Nusra Front militant group in the hope they would provide additional financial backing for its cause. The defendants had also been accused of attempting to carry out bomb attacks in...

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