News > U.S.

U.S.-Backed Forces in Syria Want an International Tribunal to Prosecute Islamic State Detainees

2 monthes ago   |   By Time

The U.S-backed Syrian fighters who drove the Islamic State from its last strongholds called Monday for an international tribunal to prosecute hundreds of foreigners rounded up in the nearly five-year campaign against the extremist group.
The administration affiliated with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said such a tribunal is needed “for justice to take its course,” particularly after countries have refused to bring home their detained nationals. The SDF has captured more than 1,000 foreign fighters, including many from Western countries.
“We don't have other options,” Abdulkerim...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   U.S.      Democrats      Onetime      Overnight      Syria  


Body camera video shows moment abandoned baby found crying in plastic bag

Body camera video shows moment abandoned baby found crying in plastic bag

Authorities in Georgia released body camera video of a newborn who was found wrapped in a plastic bag and abandoned in a wooded area earlier this month. Read more ...

John Sanders steps down as acting chief of Customs and Border Protection

John Sanders steps down as acting chief of Customs and Border Protection

The acting commissioner of Customs and Border Protection will step down next week in the wake of reports that detained migrant children are being housed in squalid and unsafe... Read more ...

Melania Trump's spokeswoman to be next White House press secretary

Melania Trump's spokeswoman to be next White House press secretary

First lady Melania Trump announced Tuesday that her spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham would replace outgoing White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. “I am pleased to... Read more ...

Woman uses shovel to kill venomous cobra that wandered onto her patio

Woman uses shovel to kill venomous cobra that wandered onto her patio

The 73-year-old woman says she heard birds squawking outside her apartment - and when she looked outside, she saw a 4 to 5-foot-long serpent. Read more ...

Pickup driver pleads not guilty in motorcycle crash that killed 7

Pickup driver pleads not guilty in motorcycle crash that killed 7

A pickup truck driver accused of colliding with a group of motorcyclists, killing seven of them, pleaded not guilty through his lawyer Tuesday to negligent homicide. Read more ...

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

The ban includes sales in brick-and-mortar stores and online sales shipped to a San Francisco address. Read more ...

Parents issue call for military personnel to attend funeral of 5-year-old...

Parents issue call for military personnel to attend funeral of 5-year-old ‘Army man'

River “Oakley” Nimmo dreamed of serving his country. Now his parents are asking anyone who served or is currently serving in the military to attend services for their son Tuesday. Read more ...

Melania Trump's director of communications named new White House press...

Melania Trump's director of communications named new White House press secretary

Melania Trump's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham will get a major new role as both White House press secretary and communications director, the first lady tweeted Tuesday. Read more ...

'She's not my type': President Trump denies sexually assaulting author in store

'She's not my type': President Trump denies sexually assaulting author in store

President Donald Trump said that the New York-based advice columnist is “totally lying” about the accusation. Read more ...

Bengals' first-round pick Jonah Williams will likely miss entire season

Bengals' first-round pick Jonah Williams will likely miss entire season

Cincinnati Bengals' first-round draft pick Jonah Williams will probably miss his entire rookie season. Read more ...