An American citizen fighting for the Daesh terrorist group surrendered to Democratic Union Party (PYD) militants in Syria on Thursday, CNN said in a report. The identity of the man is not immediately available.
"The U.S. citizen is being legally detained by Department of Defense personnel as a known enemy combatant", Pentagon spokesman Maj.
In a statement released through CNN, US Marine Corps Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway revealed that the Kurdish troops that are being backed up by the US military surrendered an American citizen who is fighting for the worldwide terrorist group on or before Tuesday, Sept. 12.
The spokesperson for the coalition tweeted on Tuesday that "SDF hold more than 60 percent of Raqqa; 35 blocks cleared of ISIS this week".
Reports that an American is in the custody of the mostly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces were not disputed by USA officials, but they withheld further comment. Earl Brown, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command, which oversees military operations in the Middle East.
Thousands of foreign fighters from around the globe flocked to Iraq and Syria after Islamic State first captured vast parts of the two countries in 2014 and proclaimed an Islamist caliphate. Their home countries will be contacted for the next steps.
A spokesperson for the US-led coalition fighting ISIS would not confirm that a US citizen was in the custody of the SDF, referring questions to the US State Department.
On Thursday, the chief spokesman for the United States military command referred all questions about the news.
Asked earlier Thursday about the reports of an American captured on the battlefield, a spokesman for the US -led coalition fighting ISIS said it is committed to combatting the group no matter what nationalities its members hold.
One who did, Mohamad Jamal Khweis of Alexandria, Va., was grabbed in western Iraq by Kurdish guerillas in March 2016 and later turned over to USA authorities. He later expressed regret in a television interview.
The Kurdish presidency said the autonomous region's political leaders would study the proposal, without giving details. Baghdad has repeatedly criticized the move and the Iraqi Parliament has already voted against the referendum.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived New Delhi after concluding his first bilateral visit to Myanmar. He added that it is important for both the nations to work together as they both share similar security concerns.
Her boyfriend, Tyler Tessier , had stood with her parents Monday at a news conference and made a soulful plea for her safe return. Wallen's family had said they received a "troubling" text message from her about an hour later but attempts to reach her failed.
Harvey struck the US oil hub of Texas two weeks ago, knocking out a quarter of the nation's refineries. Expectations for a hefty weekly rise in US crude-oil supplies limited the price rise for oil, however.
Defensively, Michigan football yields 17.0 points and 192.0 total yards per game, 181.0 in passing and 11.0 in rushing. Rudolph broke Brandon Weeden's mark of 9,260 yards it late in the second quarter, and finished the night with 9,352.
Unidentified security officials told Reuters that the attack took place near Arish, the capital of North Sinai province. Egypt has been suffering from a spike in terrorist attacks targeting civilians in the mainland over the past year.
It made me realize this is a business and anyone other than LeBron James and Kevin Durant and those kinds of guys can be traded. Thomas will be the starting point guard for the Cavs next season, and he should benefit from playing alongside James .
Destiny 2 may have had its release date leaked months ahead of the official announcement, but that hasn't soured interest. Launching a big game that only works when players are connected to the server is always something of a nervous time.
Janet Jackson performs the opening night of her State Of The World tour at the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA on September 7, 2017. Meanwhile, she's going through a divorce from his father, Wissam Al Mana , after five years of marriage.
With Williams serving and the set tied, 5-5, Stephens stepped up. "In the end, she ended up winning more points than I did". I know if it was the other way around she would do the same for me. "I just worked my tail off".
If the offensive line can open up some holes and get decent protection for Fromm, then this should be Georgia's game to lose. App State junior running back Jalin Moore added 38 yards on 13 carries and made a career-high four catches for 34 yards.
The EIA forecasts North Sea Brent crude spot prices to average $51 per barrel in 2017 and $52 per barrel in 2018. As a result, the growth rate anticipated for next year also increased, by about 100,000 bopd, to 1.35 MMbpd.
The depression is forecast to strengthen into a tropical storm within the next day or so, and it will receive the name Katia. Tropical Storm Jose was moving west and was about 1,135 miles east of the Lesser Antilles.
Goodfriend, 66, worked for more than 20 years at the Richmond Fed and is seen as a leading hawkish voice on monetary policy. As Yellen's current term expires in February next year, Trump has also begun the search for the next Fed Chair.
Officials fear that the final death toll could rise, as many of those injured in the attacks are in serious critical condition. Dozens of people are believed to have been killed in twin attacks on a restaurant and a police checkpoint in southern Iraq.
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Temperatures will fall into the low 60s before midnight and eventually fall into the upper 40s and low 50s again Sunday morning. Florida will be greatly impacted, so if you have friends or relatives in Florida, make sure they are prepared.
Gujarat is also setting up a second Japanese Industrial Park as Modi's home state decks up to host PM Shinzo Abe . Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe reached Ahmedabad on Wednesday evening.
The Spokane Sheriff's Office is expected to provide more information at a news conference sometime on Wednesday afternoon. Spokane schools says all public schools in the area have been placed in a full lock-down as a precautionary measure.
Gal Gadot will also reprise her role in the sequel which is expected to be released in theaters on December 13, 2019 . Wonder Woman has eclipsed $800 million at the global box office, and Jenkins was paid $1 million for that job.
Hurricane Irma has already claimed at least four lives, as it batters Florida , having earlier killed 28 people in the Caribbean. Intrigued, Marcelo Clavijo and several friends went out for a drive to take in the unusual sight of an empty bay.
You know they happen theoretically, but the chances of seeing the most extraordinary weather phenomena are slim to none. The person who took the video is seen walking along the dry ocean floor which is covered in large shells.
In addition, New Jersey National Guard members are being deployed to Florida to help with the storm's impact. Soldiers said their focus is on humanitarian efforts, medical evacuations, triage and patient transfers.
After surrendering 97 yards to Auburn (1-1) in the first half, Clemson's defense allowed only 20 yards in the final 30 minutes. Malzahn said after the game that his team needs to get better at the run game, but it looked almost impossible.
She was one of four US women in the quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows, the most since five made it that far 15 years ago. She had an operation in January, and while forced to stay away from her sport, she found a new appreciation for it.