Two German men sentenced for joining Islamist terrorists in Somalia and Syria

A court in the German city of Frankfurt on Friday separately found two German nationals guilty of joining foreign Islamist militant groups.

The court sentenced the first, Abshir A., to two years and ten months in prison for joining al-Shabab in Somalia, an Islamist terrorist group linked to al-Qaida. It sentenced the second, Ozkan C., to two years and eight months for being a member of Junud al-Sham in Syria, a Sunni militant group.