Six Somali-Americans arrested trying to join IS group

Somalis at outdoor prayer in a park. Source.

Washington (AFP) – Six Somali-American men who planned to travel to Syria to fight with Islamic State jihadists have been arrested and were to appear in court Monday on charges of conspiring to support a terrorist organization.

The case was the latest in a series in recent months concerning Americans who have been accused of or stopped from traveling to the Middle East to join extremist groups…

…The defendants were identified as Mohamed Abdihamid Farah, Adnan Abdihamid Farah, Abdurahman Yasin Daud, Zacharia Yusuf Abdurahman, Hanad Mustafe Musse and Guled Ali Omar…

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