Expired passport brings ISIS hopeful back to Israel and to jail

Following a joint investigation by the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) and the Israel Police, an eighteen-year-old Jerusalem man was charged on Thursday with attempting to join Islamic State, a banned organization under Israeli law. 

Prosecutors at Jerusalem District Court claimed that Fares Saritah, a resident of Jerusalem, who has lived for the past few years in the US, set his plan in motion to the join the notorious group by first flying to Turkey, a common jumping off point for ISIS hopefuls to enter Syria.

According to the prosecution, in April, he convinced two of his family members to join ISIS along with him.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Expired-passport-brings-ISIS-hopeful-back-to-Israel-and-to-jail-412007

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