Judge rejects contention the pair were coerced into paying the bribe, but accepts their ‘greed was exploited’

The father and uncle of Islamic State recruit Mohamed Elomar have been jailed for at least two years over a plot involving a $1m Iraqi bribe.

The late terrorist’s father Mamdouh Elomar, 63, uncle Ibrahim Elimar, 61, and their conspirator, businessman John Jousif, 48, pleaded guilty to conspiring to bribe a foreign public official in 2015 in a bid to gain contract work in Iraq.

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