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Moazzam Begg faces Syria-related terror charges

Moazzam Begg has been charged with providing terrorist training and funding terrorism overseas. 45-year-old Begg, of Boden Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, has denied the charges.

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Moazzam Begg to appear before Old Bailey

Terror suspect Moazzam Begg is appearing before a court today charged with a string of Syria-related terrorism offences.

Begg, aged 45, of Boden Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, was due to go before the Old Bailey for a preliminary hearing, after denying the charges at the start of the month.

Moazzam Begg Credit: PA

He was arrested on Februrary 25 alongside Gerrie Tahari, 44, of Ashway, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, who was also due to appear.

Begg is charged with funding terrorism between July 14 and August 8 last year, and with providing terrorism training between October 9, 2012, and April 9 last year.

Tahari is charged with funding terrorism between December 31, 2011, and November 6 last year.

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