Sunday, June 25, the General security service (Shin bet), allowed to publish information about the arrest of a citizen of Israel, Mahmoud Ahmad Azam, who planned to join the terrorist organization «Islamic state».
24-year-old Mahmoud Azam, who lived in Kafr Manda (lower Galilee) were arrested on 6 June this year.
During interrogations, he stated that he supports the ideology of ISIS and in the past few months looking for ways to join the ranks of the organization to participate in combat arms.
The information was released after being served on charges of intending to join a terrorist organization and contact with foreign agents. The indictment was handed to prosecutors in U.S. district court in Haifa.
According to published information, the Basics of checking the opportunity to join militants in Syria or the Sinai Peninsula (Egypt).
Note that the website of the newspaper The Jerusalem Post published the name of the arrested person at the time, as the sites Ynet Walla and has published only his age and place of residence.