US newlyweds tried to join Islamic State militants – BBC News

US newlyweds tried to join Islamic State militants – BBC News.A young Mississippi couple have been charged with attempting to join the Islamic State militant group.

Twenty-year-old Jaelyn Delshaun Young and 22-year-old Muhammad “Mo” Dakhlalla were arrested at the airport just before boarding a flight with tickets bound for Istanbul.

A judge in Oxford, Mississippi, refused them bail, even though the pair had never been in trouble with the law before and have relatives willing to oversee their home confinement.

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