This undated file image posted on an extremist website on Jan. 14, 2014, shows ISIS fighters marching in Raqqa, Syria. (Militant photo via AP, File)
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A New York City college student died last November fighting for ISIS in Syria, where he had traveled earlier in the year with the assistance of an Arizona man he met online, according to U.S. prosecutors.They corresponded via encrypted messaging platforms, including one El-Goarany recommended by noting former National Security Agency contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden had used it, prosecutors said.They said El Gammal traveled to New York in October 2014 and met El-Goarany. He then arranged for El-Goarany to get in touch with an individual living in Turkey to help El-Goarany travel to join ISIS, prosecutors said.
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