Breaking: Isaac El Matari charged with planning a terror attack, being ISIS member
Isaac El Matari, 20, will appear in Parramatta Local Court on Thursday
Larger text size Very large text size One of two men charged with plotting a terror attack in Sydney was a “prominent” online extremist having joined Islamic State late last year, police allege.Share on Facebook Share on Twitter A one-year-old boy who died after he was struck by a car in a driveway in Sydney's west is believed to be the son of Australian Olympic athlete Isaac Ntiamoah.Josiah Ntiamoah was tragically killed on Friday, when his father - an Olympic track and field athlete - accidentally ran him over in the driveway of their Green Valley home.found guilty by a jury in February of trafficking tons of cocaine, heroin and marijuana and engaging in multiple murder conspiracies as a top leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, long known as one of Mexico's largest and most violent drug trafficking organisations.
Radwan Dakkak, 23, smiled at his supporters when he appeared briefly at Bankstown Local Court on Wednesday charged with being a member of a terrorist organisation, namely Islamic State, an offence that carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in jail.Mr Dakkak was arrested following raids on six Sydney properties on Tuesday by counter-terrorism police who also arrested 20-year-old Issak el Matari.His mother took him to Liverpool Hospital but he died a short time later.Isaak el Matari posted this photo of himself next to a slaughtered sheep.The tragedy is said to have occurred as the family were preparing for the one-year-old's first birthday party, with Ntiamoah leaving the house to collect party supplies at the time, according to News Corp.Credit: Facebook Mr el Matari was on Wednesday charged with plotting a terror attack as well as also being a member of Islamic State.Instagram The boy is believed to be Josiah Ntiamoah, the son of Australian relay and track athlete Isaac Ntiamoah.Advertisement Police allege the duo were in the “early stages” of planning an attack on churches, courts, police stations and defence buildings in Sydney’s CBD."The United States is no better than any other corrupt country," Guzman said, adding that prosecutors wanted to send him to "a prison where I will never be heard from again.
The pair had allegedly reached out to connections overseas in an attempt to obtain weapons and explosives to carry out the attacks.In a statement on Sunday afternoon, the Ntiamoah family said Josiah was their"joy and delight".A report will be prepared for the coroner.Mr el Matari was involved in a deradicalisation program aimed at alleged Islamic extremists when he was extradited from Lebanon to Sydney last year.Police raid Isaak El Matari's Greenacre home on Tuesday.We cannot believe he is no longer with us," the statement said.Credit: James Brickwood "Obviously, it didn't work," said one police source close to the investigation.Mr el Matawi had spent nine months in a Lebanese prison, accused of trying to get to Syria to fight for the Islamic State." The family asked for privacy as they"honour his memory" and grieve with family and friends.His 11-week trial, which featured testimony from more than a dozen former associates of Guzman who had made deals to cooperate with prosecutors, offered the public an unprecedented look at the cartel's inner workings.
He will face Parramatta Local Court on Thursday.Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said the raids demonstrated why the government's proposed temporary exclusion order bill was "incredibly important" to Australians."We and the entire athletics community are devastated by the news and our thoughts are with the entire Ntiamoah family," a statement from the Bankstown Sports Athletics Club read.“When some people come back, it is very difficult to gather the evidence that would be admissible in a court of law in Australia to convict that person beyond reasonable doubt so we need to make sure that we’ve got every tool available to us to keep Australia safe,’’ Mr Dutton said.Court documents filed during Mr Dakkak’s appearance on Wednesday revealed he allegedly joined Islamic State the week before Christmas last year and was a member until his arrest." Police have taken the car for forensic examination and the boy's 36-year-old father has been subject to mandatory blood and urine tests.Police allege that Mr Dakkak became a "prominent" figure in the global online extremist community.
Mr Dakkak was wearing prison greens and handcuffs during his brief appearance where he did not apply for bail and it was formally refused.A third man, Ahmed Tebya, 30, was also arrested in Tuesday's raids, over unrelated charges of defrauding Centrelink.Police raided the homes across Sydney's inner and south west, following a 12-month investigation."We will allege in court that the man was in early-stage preparations and was someone who had expressed intentions to carry out a terrorist attack in Australia," Australian Federal Police's national manager of counter-terrorism, Ian McCartney, said.As well as a domestic attack in Sydney, Mr El Matari is facing charges under the so-called foreign fighter legislation designed to stop Australians going to the Middle East to fight for ISIS.
Police allege he had bought a plane ticket for Afghanistan and had organised a visa, with plans to purchase a firearm upon arrival..
they should have stopped him from coming back He should stay in his hell hole Iraq How good is religious freedom? Like fake Muslim people trying blackmailing me to because I'm used Simon in Australia He's not Muslim I'm Muslim to never say Qur'an like this Qur'an say everytime help people don't make upset any people any animals any tree sorry for Australian people we have to much shit person
Why be so upset waleed will win the gold Logie next year.
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