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US Brings Back Suspected American IS Fighter From Syria to Face Charges 

FILE - In this picture taken July 21, 2017, Kurdish soldiers from the Anti-Terrorism Units, background, stand in front a blindfolded suspected Islamic State member from Turkey at a security center, in Kobani, Syria.

An American suspected of fighting with the Islamic State terror group in Syria is back in the United States, where he is expected to be charged with and tried for terrorism-related crimes.

U.S. defense officials confirmed the transfer of the suspect Thursday, saying U.S. troops assisted in bringing the U.S. national back home for prosecution.

According to a Pentagon statement, the suspect “was previously held by Syrian Democratic Forces as a suspected member of ISIS.” It referred other questions to the Department of Justice. Justice Department officials said they were aware of the transfer, first reported by CNN, read more >>>

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