Arab-Israeli Teen Arrested for Planning to Join Islamic State


The Jerusalem Post reports: The Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) along with the police announced on Wednesday the recent arrest of an Arab citizen on charges of supporting and making preparations to join Islamic State in Syria.

The suspect, 16, from Jaljulya, southeast of Kfar Saba, was made in light of intelligence information on his intention to leave for Syria, the agency said.

The suspect had recently become more radicalized, after which he began his support for the terrorist group and began to make contact with ISIS members, according to details of the Shin Bet investigation released on Wednesday.

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