2 British women accused of funding terrorists in Syria

  |   Jan. 23, 2014 at 7:33 PM
LONDON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Two British women have been charged for allegedly funding terrorists in Syria, officials said.

Amal Elwahabi, 27, and Nawal Msaad, 26, both of London, were arrested last week and charged Wednesday with entering into an arrangement that resulted in money being made available to terrorists in Syria, The Guardian reported.

The alleged offenses took place Jan. 13-16.

No other details were reported.

The two were ordered held in custody until Jan. 31, when they will appear in court.

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