Jabhat al-Nusrah

Abdella Ahmad Tounisi allegedly wanted to go to Syria to join a terrorist group. (Family handout)

Aurora Man Pleads Guilty To Terrorism Charge

At a hearing Tuesday in Chicago, Abdella Ahmad Tounisi spoke softly as he told a federal judge he understood the consequences of pleading guilty. The 21-year-old occasionally turned to smile at nearly 30 relatives and friends on spectator benches.

08/11/2015

Abdella Ahmad Tounisi allegedly wanted to go to Syria to join a terrorist group. (Family handout)

Suspect In Terrorism Support Case Makes New Bid For Release

A 20-year-old American charged with seeking to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria is again asking a federal judge to release him pending trial.

11/20/2014

Abdella Ahmad Tounisi allegedly wanted to go to Syria to join a terrorist group. (Family handout)

Aurora Teen To Enter Plea On Terrorism Charge

A suburban Chicago teenager is expected to plead not guilty to a charge he sought to join an al-Qaida-linked group fighting Bashar Assad’s regime in Syria.

05/29/2013

FBI

FBI Arrests Aurora Teen On Charge Of Supporting Terrorism Overseas

The FBI arrested an Aurora teen they allege attempted to travel to Syria to join a jihadist militant group, according to an FBI press release.

04/20/2013