Arizona man convicted of helping college student join Islamic State

January 30, 2017 19:55

NEW YORK- An Arizona man was convicted on Monday of charges that he provided support to Islamic State by helping a New York City college student travel to Syria, where he died fighting for the militant group.

Ahmed Mohammed El Gammal, 44, was found guilty by a federal jury in Manhattan on all four counts he faced, including providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

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