US moves two Britons known as Isis 'Beatles' from Syria to Iraq

Lawyer predicts Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh will eventually face death penalty trial in US

The two British Isis members accused of involvement in the beheading of western hostages are being taken to Iraq by the US military as the Turkish offensive in north-east Syria enters its second day.

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh were members of a British group of Isis militants known as “the Beatles”. They were seized overnight, with lawyers predicting that their transfer to Iraq would be a precursor to them being taken to the United States.

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Source: The Guardian
US moves two Britons known as Isis 'Beatles' from Syria to Iraq