Minnesota man in Syria tells CBS News interviewer he left family to join ISIS

Abdelhamid Al-Madioum is a U.S. citizen born in Morocco. In the summer of 2015, while on break from studying computer science at Normandale Community College, he went with his parents on a two-month vacation to Morocco.


Al-Madioum socialized with family members on July 7 and then slipped away early the next morning, taking only his cellphone and passport, according to federal documents. The young man — who was 18 at the time — caught an 8:25 a.m. flight from Casablanca to...