Trial set for man accused of making bomb parts for jihadists

PHOENIX — A decade ago, military police raiding a Baghdad apartment during the Iraq War discovered bomb-making materials that authorities say contained the fingerprints of a Syrian man now accused of making a key component for improvised explosive devices for a jihadist group that attacked American soldiers.

Ahmed Alahmedalabdaloklah is accused of making circuit boards used to remotely detonate IEDs for the 1920 Revolution Brigades, which has claimed responsibility for 230 attacks in Iraq against American soldiers from 2005 to 2010. Authorities have described Alahmedalabdaloklah as being involved in the research and development for making such bombs.

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