Chicago man arrested on terrorism charges

April 20, 2013 8:23 PM

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CHICAGO (AP) -- The FBI has arrested an 18-year-old suburban Chicago man who U.S. authorities say was planning join an al-Qaida-affiliated group operating in Syria.

The FBI says Abdella Ahmad Tounisi , of Aurora, Ill., was arrested Friday night as he tried to board a flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Turkey.

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