America transfers ISIS leaders detained in Syria to Iraq after Turkish attack[/rtl]
[rtl]Release date:: 2019/10/10 8:43 • 277 times read[/rtl]
US forces have received dozens of prominent ISIS detainees, including two Britons, from Kurdish factions to prevent them from escaping from prisons in northern Syria, the Washington Post reported.
The newspaper said, citing its sources, that the US military received about 40 detainees believed to be senior leaders in the "Daesh", including the British Alexander Kuti and Shafi al-Sheikh, are members of a group of four militants called "Beatles" after the famous British singing team, Because of their British accent.
The two men have been detained and handed over for trial in the United States on charges of involvement in the killing and torture of dozens of Western hostages, including Americans, in front of the camera lens.
Beatles cell leader Mehmet Mawazi, best known as Jihadi John, was killed in an air strike in Syria in November 2015, while the fourth member of the group, Ayn Leslie Davis, was arrested in Turkey and convicted there on terrorism charges.
According to the newspaper, the US forces moved Kuti and Sheikh to Iraq, after the Kurds began to withdraw some of the forces guarding ISIS detention camps in northeastern Syria, to direct them to the fronts of fighting against the "Turkish invasion", raising fears that ISIS may escape from their prisons.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) accused the Turkish army on Wednesday of targeting a prison where ISIS militants are being held in northeastern Syria during Operation Spring of Peace, launched by Ankara against Kurdish forces there under the pretext of "fighting terrorists" and establishing a so-called "zone." Safe "along the Turkish-Syrian border
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