Syrian Man Gets Life in Prison for Making Parts in IEDs Used Against U.S.

Posted on November 8, 2018 6:58 am

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A Syrian national extradited to the United States was sentenced to life in prison for making bomb components that were used in IED attacks against American soldiers fighting in Iraq.

Ahmed Alahmedalabdaloklah, aka Ahmad Ibrahim Al-Ahmad, 41, of Syria, was sentenced for several terrorism-related crimes including conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction and conspiring to destroy U.S. property with explosives, the U.S. Department of Justice announced late Wednesday night.

Alahmedalabaloklah supported an insurgent group in Iraq and supplied parts for remote controlled IEDs that were used in roadside bombs. The insurgent group, the 1920 Revolution Brigades, was tied to