Background image of Facebook page of “Eric Omar Harroun,” posted March 2, 2013 
On March 11, 2013, Foxnews.com revealed that the American fighter who appeared in YouTube videos alongside Syrian rebels is Eric Harroun, a former U.S. soldier.
On March 29, 2013, CNN reported that the FBI had arrested Eric Harroun in Virginia, at a hotel near Dulles International Airport. Harroun was charged with illegally using a weapon on behalf of Jabhat Al-Nusra (JN), a U.S. designated terrorist group in Syria; according to the U.S. designation, JN is an alias of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) group.
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