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  תמוז 6, 5774 , 04/07/14

American Woman Arrested for Trying to Join ISIS Jihadists

A 19 year-old Denver woman was arrested for attempting to join the terror group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) earlier this year, according to court papers released Wednesday amid high concerns in the US over Islamism in Iraq and Syria.

Shannon Maureen Conley was taken into police custody in April, CBS News reports, as she tried to board a flight to Turkey. The goal: to join ISIS, after meeting with and marrying an Islamist fighter she met online.

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