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Moazzam Begg denies terror offences in Syria

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg from Birmingham has pleaded not guilty to seven terror offences connected with the civil war in Syria.

Moazzam Begg denies terror offences in Syria

Moazzam Begg will stand trial for alleged terror offences in Syria in October. Credit: PA

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg has pleaded not guilty to seven terror offences connected with the civil war in Syria.

The 45-year-old appeared via video link from prison to deny the charges.

Begg, of Hall Green, Birmingham, is accused of attending a terrorist training camp in Syria October 2012 and April 2013 and funding terrorism by providing a generator in July last year.

He also faces five counts of possessing an article for a purpose connecting to terrorism between December 31, 2012 and February 26 this year.

Begg will stand trial at the Old Bailey on October 6

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