Man from Newcastle charged with eight terrorism offences

A man from Newcastle has been charged with eight terrorism offences.

31-year-old Abdulrahman Alcharbati, of Westholme Gardens in Benwell, has been charged with seven offences of sharing terrorist propaganda online, contrary to Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006. He also faces one charge of sharing information that could be used for terrorist purposes, contrary to Section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

He will appear before Westminster Magistrates' Court.