UH engineering student who tried to join ISIS in Syria sentenced to 18 months in federal prison

Khan, a U.S. citizen, is the sixth person in Texas to plead guilty to attempting to provide support for ISIS. Three others are awaiting trial: Kaan Sercan Damlarkaya in Houston, Said Azzam Mohammad Rahim in Dallas and Matin Azizi-Yarand in Plano, said Seamus Hughes, deputy director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University and a national expert on homegrown extremist plots.


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