US v. Iqbal, Javed
Staten Island, NY
[SDNY] A federal indictment unsealed in November 2006 charged Javed Iqbal and Saleh Elahwal with enabling satellite broadcasts in the U.S. by Al Manar, a television station controlled by Hizballah. Both Iqbal and Elahwal pleaded guilty to providing support to Hizballah. Both Iqbal and Elahwal were sentenced to 69 and 17 months in prison respectively for providing material support to Hizballah.