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Terror Networks
US to Hand Over to Iraq IS Members Evacuated from Syria
[Iraq Sun] The U.S. will hand over to Iraqi authorities nearly 50 Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
members who were transferred from Syria in recent days, two Iraqi intelligence officials said Thursday.

The officials said the IS members were expected to be handed over by Friday. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media.

The move comes after The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire...
began a military offensive into northern Syria against U.S.-backed Kurdish-led fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces who are holding more than 10,000 IS members. Those include some 2,000 foreigners, including about 800 Europe
...the land mass occupying the space between the English Channel and the Urals, also known as Moslem Lebensraum...

It wasn't immediately clear why the 50 IS fighters would be transferred to Iraq, but the group's self-declared caliphate once sprawled across a large part of both Iraq and Syria. Since the IS was defeated earlier this year, Iraq has held IS captives in secure prisons and tried IS turbans in court, including some French foreign nationals.

Before the Ottoman Turkish assault began, there were already fears that Kurdish-led forces could divert forces from guarding IS prisoners or might not be able to secure them at a time when IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made a point of calling on followers to free captured fighters. There are over two dozen detention facilities in northeastern Syria.

After the Ottoman Turkish offensive began, concerns that some facilities may be struck in the fighting or abandoned by guards heightened fears the prisoners would not remain secured.

President Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
said Wednesday that some of the "most dangerous" IS members had been moved, but he provided no details.
I can say no more!
Trump said before the assault began that Turkey would be responsible for all IS fighters in the area, though it wasn't clear how that would be implemented.

U.S. officials said Wednesday that two British turbans believed to be part of an IS group that beheaded hostages and was known as "The Beatles'' were moved out of a detention center in Syria and taken into U.S. custody.

It wasn't clear whether they were among the 50 prisoners the Iraqi intelligence officials said were being transferred to Iraq.

The two men, El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Amon Kotey, along with other British jihadis, allegedly made up the IS cell nicknamed "The Beatles" by surviving captives because of their extraction, the official said.

Barr wants to bring the two men back to the U.S. to face prosecution, the official said. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations.

In 2014 and 2015, the turbans held more than 20 Western hostages in Syria and tortured many of them. The group beheaded seven American, British and Japanese journalists and aid workers and a group of Syrian soldiers, boasting of the butchery in videos released to the world.

Among the journalists they killed was American James Foley, who was first, followed by fellow Americans Steven Sotloff and Peter Kassig, British aid workers David Haines and Alan Henning and Japanese journalists Haruna Yukawa and Kenji Goto. The beheadings, often carried out on camera, horrified the world soon after IS took over much of Iraq and Syria in 2014.

The two British men were captured in January last year in eastern Syria by the Kurdish forces amid the collapse of IS. Their detention set off a debate in the U.S. and Europe over how to prosecute their citizens who joined IS.

Posted by:Fred

#4  Especially after population finds out they were evacuated because they are turncoats...
Posted by: swksvolFF   2019-10-12 10:14  

#3  An Iraqi jail should be exhilarating for these assholes
Posted by: Frank G   2019-10-12 07:43  

#2  Put them on a plain, tie them in, have the pilots jump, shoot down. Claim it was S-400 test by Turkey. Problem solved.
Posted by: Charles   2019-10-12 04:34  

#1  Barr wants to bring the two men back to the U.S. to face prosecution

Maybe he's a fan of the real Beatles and just wants to wave a gavel in their faces.
Posted by: Dron66046   2019-10-12 04:10