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Jihadi-wannabe student, 26, is jailed for three years after being caught with al-Qaeda guide making 'a bomb in your mother's kitchen' on his phone Salim Youssoufi had made copies of different editions of al-Qaeda magazine The 26-year-old Italian national downloaded material in prior to UK arrival West Midlands Police found 'dangerous' material still on his phone once in UK One article in the magazine detailed creating machine with rolling blades to 'mow down enemies of Allah' which was called 'The ultimate mowing machine.' He was jailed for three years at Birmingham Crown Court after being found guilty of four offences of possessing documentation containing terrorist information 

By Katie Feehan For Mailonline

Published: 19:25 BST, 16 October 2020 | Updated: 19:29 BST, 16 October 2020

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A former student caught with al-Qaeda magazines on his phone including 'how to make a bomb in your mother's kitchen' has been jailed for three years.

Salim Youssoufi, of Coventry Road, Small Heath, had claimed he downloaded the documents 'out of curiosity'.

The 26-year-old, was today found guilty of four charges of possessing documentation containing terrorist information. following a trial.

The former electronics and telecommunications student travelled to the UK in September 2019 and moved into his Small Heath address with his wife - three months before his arrest. 

Birmingham Crown Court heard the Italian national was arrested on December 13 and his mobile phone seized by West Midlands Police.

'Contained on that telephone were four documents - electronic files - which contained terrorist information,' said Matthew Brook, prosecuting.

Italian national Salim Youssoufi, 26, has been jailed for three years after being found guilty of possessing information likely to be useful to a terrorist which was on his phone while in the UK

Italian national Salim Youssoufi, 26, has been jailed for three years after being found guilty of possessing information likely to be useful to a terrorist which was on his phone while in the UK

He said Youssoufi, had made copies of different editions of al-Qaeda's Inspire periodical. One had a front cover with the title: 'Make a bomb in the kitchen of your mum.'

Another article described creating a machine with rolling blades to 'mow down the enemies of Allah' which was called 'The ultimate mowing machine.'

A further article referred to 'destroying buildings'

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