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Stranded ISIS convoy reaches militant-held territory in Syria, activists say

16 September 2017

"And within that frame, the clashes are continuing since last night between the Syrian Democratic fighters and the ISIS mercenaries at the surrounding areas of al-Watani hospital and the Rashid garden located in al-Amin neighborhood that is in the city center", SDF detailed in a statement late on Tuesday night.

Later Thursday, a spokesman for the US-led coalition fighting the terror group in Syria and Iraq said any detainees would be "transported humanely" to the custody or their nation's authorities and referred further questions to the State Department.

USA officials have previously said that roughly 250 people left the U.S.to join ISIS.

An ISIS convoy that had been stranded in the Syrian desert for two weeks reached militant-held territory in eastern Syria on Wednesday after a USA -led coalition stopped airstrikes on its route following a request from Russian Federation.

Heather Nauert, spokeswoman for the State Department, told reporters earlier Thursday that anyone who goes to fight for ISIS "can't be very bright".

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"Regardless of the nationality, ISIS will be defeated, and our goal is to defeat them, regardless of where you come from", Col. Ryan Dillon said at a briefing.

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 US authorities. He was brought to the US for a trial and convicted in June of providing material support to ISIS.

He was detained by Kurdish peshmerga forces in northern Iraq in March 2016 and turned over to USA authorities.

The US citizen, who's name is not know, is not the first American to be caught while fighting with IS. According to the Daily Beast, he was captured; according to spokespeople for the us military, he "surrendered".

Stranded ISIS convoy reaches militant-held territory in Syria, activists say