“A Virginia-born US citizen of a Palestinian father and an Iraqi mother.” How did he get the idea that the Islamic State, which everyone tells us has nothing to do with Islam, was the way to go? Does anyone care about what might be being taught in his mosque in Virginia? Or would that be “Islamophobic”?
“Report: American ISIS Fighter Captured In Iraq,” by Adam Kredo, Washington Free Beacon, March 14, 2016:
An American ISIS fighter has reportedly been captured by Kurdish forces in Iraq and is being held in their custody, according to regional reports and U.S. officials who say they are aware of the situation and are further investigating the details.
Local Kurdish officials told regional news outlets that the man is a U.S. citizen.
“A local commander told Kurdish news outlet Rudaw that the arrested man was 27-year-old Muhammad Jamal Amin,” Russia’s state-controlled RT news outlet reported, citing unnamed Kurdish officials.
Cell phones, money, and ID badges were reportedly seized from the individual, “a Virginia-born US citizen of a Palestinian father and an Iraqi mother,” according to the report.
A senior U.S. military official in the region confirmed to the Washington Free Beacon Monday morning that the reports appear to be accurate and that the individual is in Kurdish custody. The Kurds are handling the situation without U.S. assistance, the source said.
The United States will not yet confirm the individual is a U.S. citizen, but are currently investigating the reports….