[VIDEO] 3 NYC Men Arrested in Alleged Plot to Join ISIS/DAESH

Three New York City men were arrested today on charges they allegedly conspired to join ISIS (DAESH) in Syria, while also trying to carry out attacks on the terror group’s behalf in the US. The men had planned to travel to the Middle East and had also pledged to launch attacks in this country, including one on President Obama or planting a bomb in Coney Island, Brooklyn, said federal officials.

Akhror Saidakhmetov, 19, was arrested today at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, where he was attempting to board a flight to Istanbul.