Thousands of Islamic State detainees in Syria a 'ticking time-bomb' - State Department official
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 Around 10,000 Islamic State detainees and their families in nearby camps in northeastern Syria present a big security risk, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, even though the U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish militia was fully capable of keeping them secure.
James Le Mesurier, the former British army officer and founder of an NGO that trains the Syria Civil Defense group, has been found dead outside his home in Istanbul. Meanwhile, Turkey is moving forward with plans to deport captured Islamic State fighters to the West. Matthew Larotonda reports.
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