Southern Californian man convicted of trying to become a fighter for theIslamic State terrorist group has been sentenced to 30 years prison.
Nader Elhuzayel, 25, of Anaheim was sentenced by US district judge David O Carter on Monday.
In June a jury convicted Elhuzayel and co-defendant Muhanad Badawi ofconspiracy to aid a foreign terrorist organization. Badawi will be sentenced in October.
Federal authorities said the two men talked of becoming “martyrs” and last year concocted a scheme for Elhuzayel to reach Syria.