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  2/20/2014, Adar 20, 5774

Arab Indicted for Attempting to Join Syrian Rebels


A short while ago,the Jerusalem District Attorney filed for an indictment against 22-year-old Jerusalem resident Mutzev Adwan for attempting to unlawfully leave Israel to receive illegal military training. According to the indictment, the defendant also was trying to recruit others to join him.

The defendant, who was in Jordan during the latter part of 2013, allegedly made contact with rebel forces fighting against the Assad regime in Syria, and used his engineering knowledge to help them solve trajectory problems, amongst others.