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Birmingham student charged with Syria-related terror offences

A 20-year-old student from Birmingham has been charged with terrorism offences related to the conflict in Syria.

Mouloud Tahari, from Ashway in Sparkhill, will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Tuesday accused of facilitating terrorism overseas.

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg and Mr Tahari's mother, Gerrie Tahari, appeared at court on Saturday charged with terrorism offences.

Both were remanded in custody.

Mr Begg, 45, from Hall Green, Birmingham, is accused of providing instruction or training for terrorism in Syria and facilitating terrorism overseas.

Gerrie Tahari, 44, of Sparkbrook, Birmingham, is charged with facilitating terrorism overseas.

All three suspects were arrested by detectives from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit on Tuesday.

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