An Ohio man has been arrested for attempting to travel to Syria to provide material support to the barbaric Islamic group ISIS, which identifies itself as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Laith Waleed Alebbini, 26, was taken into custody on Wednesday at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport following an FBI investigation.
According to reports, Alebbini, a citizen of Jordan and legal U.S. resident since 2014, had first been arrested in January for unlawful entry at the Turkish Embassy in Washington, D.C. He said that he wanted to speak with the Turkish ambassador about the situation in the Middle East. While the charges were later dropped, he was interviewed by the FBI and Secret Service about the incident and was found to be supportive of ISIS. READ MORE