WASHINGTON - Two California men accused of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State militant group have been arrested, the US Justice Department said on Friday.
Federal prosecutors allege that both men intended to travel overseas to join the group. Muhanad Budawi, 24, and Nader Elhuzayel, 24, both of Anaheim, were arrested on Thursday, prosecutors said.
Elhuzayel was detained at Los Angeles International Airport and Budawi in Orange County.
Several other people have been arrested in recent months for planning to join Islamic State, including six Somali-American men from Minnesota last month..