Virginia man who joined ISIS in Syria gets 20 years in jail

A Virginia man who traveled to Syria to join the ISIS terror group was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison.

Mohamad Jamal Khweis, 28, was convicted by a federal jury in June of providing material support to a terrorist organization. He had been captured by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters near Tal Afar, Iraq in March of last year.

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  • tom_billesley

    Why isn’t he in Syrian Kurdistan, sharing a cell with Jihadi Jack?
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41784827

  • RottyLover

    The filthy koranimal is no more a Virginian than I am a Canadian.

  • ontario john

    What a moron. He could have become a Canadian and gotten 10 million dollars and an apology.

  • BillyHW

    This is why you never take prisoners.

  • Barrington Minge

    20 years in jail? Surely a single bullet would be much more economical?

    • Tooth&Claw

      You were reading my mind again. Stop it.