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US sailor arrested on spying charge

Police in Arizona have arrested a former US Navy sailor on charges of spying and providing material support to terrorists.

The US Attorney’s office in Connecticut said on Wednesday that Hassan Abujihaad, formerly known as Paul Hall, 31, was arrested on a federal criminal complaint in Phoenix.
He is suspected of providing classified information to a London-based organisation called Azzam Publications knowing that it was to be used to kill US citizens. Azzam was part of a conspiracy to provide material support and communications links to people engaged in terrorism, prosecutors said.

The charges related to disclosure a US Navy battle group movements as it traveled from California to the Gulf in 2001, prosecutors said in a news release. The suspected disclosures occurred just months after an attack by suicide bombers on the USS Cole during a refueling stop in Yemen in October 2000, which killed 17 sailors and injured dozens more.

If convicted on both charges, Abujihaad faces a maximum term of 25 years in jail.

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