U.S. judge sets plea change for Algerian who recruited ‘Jihad Jane’

Ali Charaf Damache, also known by the alias "Black Flag," is accompanied by Irish law enforcement officials as he appears at Waterford District Court to be remanded into custody after being arrested on terrorism charges in Waterford, Ireland in this March 13, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Patrick Browne/Files

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Algerian man accused of recruiting an American woman known as “Jihad Jane” in 2009 and who originally pleaded not guilty to a U.S. charge of supporting terrorism, is expected to change his plea to guilty, a court filing showed on Thursday. Ali Charaf Damache, 53, a dual Irish and Algerian citizen, […]

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