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UAE Terror Charges Dropped for Libyan-Americans, Canadian

State security prosecutors in the United Arab Emirates have dropped terrorism charges in a case involving two Libyan Americans and a Libyan Canadian, instead charging them with the lesser offense of illegally raising funds, a defense lawyer said Thursday. Prosecutors had initially charged them with knowingly financing two Libyan rebel groups affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood, considered a terrorist organization under UAE law. They were arrested in August 2014, around the time that...

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