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Ohio Man Convicted For Trying To Join ISIS

U.S. Attorney's Office

The Jordanian citizen who was living the Dayton area has been convicted of attempting to join the Islamic State to fight the Syrian leadership. 

28-year-old Laith Alebbini was arrested last year at the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Airport trying to fly to Turkey or Jordan before joining with Islamic State fighters in Syria. Sentencing is pending. 

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