Ali Kourani

Charged: May 31, 2017
Affiliation
Hezbollah
State
New York
District
Southern District of New York
Sting
No
Involves Informant
No
Charges
  • Material support
  • Firearms violations
  • Receiving terrorist training
  • Immigration violations
  • Funding terrorists
FISA Notification
No
Awaiting Trial
Details
Ali Kourani
  • Age
    Unknown
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Unknown
Ali Kourani allegedly received training from Hezbollah in 2000, when he was 16 years old. He then moved to the United States and became a naturalized citizen in 2009. He allegedly received additional weapons training from Hezbollah’s Islamic Jihad Organization in 2011, and his operations included searching for weapons suppliers in the United States, identifying individuals affiliated with the Israel Defense Forces, and gathering information about U.S. airport security.