Man with AK-47 rifle caught outside Brooklyn home of Iranian dissident journalist Masih Alinejad

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — A man with a loaded AK-47 rifle was caught outside the Brooklyn home of a prominent Iranian dissident journalist and author, authorities allege, just a year after the FBI foiled a kidnapping plot against the dissident by the Iranian government. Khalid Mehdiyev spent at least two days staking out journalist Masih Alinejad’s house in Flatbush, getting food delivered to his SUV, looking in her windows and trying to open her door, authorities charge. Law enforcement officials were watching his movements and on Thursday police pulled him over about a block away from her house after he ro…

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