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  Kislev 6, 5780 , 04/12/19

New Yorker sentenced to 40 years for supporting Hezbollah

A New Yorker convicted of providing material support to the Hezbollah terrorist organization by seeking targets in New York City for terrorist attacks was sentenced on Tuesday to 40 years in prison, The Associated Press reported.

Ali Kourani, 35, was sentenced in Manhattan federal court by Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein. The Lebanon-born Kourani was convicted in May. He could have faced life in prison.

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