Place of Birth: Jordan;
Osama Abu-Amra is a Jordanian national of Palestinian Arab origins that is connected to the stabbing of eight people at a popular archaeological site in northern Jordan in November in an attack allegedly inspired by the Islamic State group.
The military judge presiding over the trial accused Osama Abu-Amra of supporting Islamic State ideology and carrying out the attack at Jerash to avenge the death of late Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Also, Osama Abu-Amra faces charges of plotting a terrorist act and attempting to join a terrorist organization. Osama Abu-Amra pleaded innocent to the charges. If convicted, he could face up to 15 years in prison.
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