According to the piece, the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which is predominantly led by the PKK's Syrian affiliate PYD, took him under custody. He has been officially designed an "enemy combatant" by the Defense Department.
Reports that an American is in the custody of the mostly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces were not disputed by US officials, but they withheld further comment.
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The Tax Policy Center, a joint effort of the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution, estimates that the tax cuts Mr. And Congress must act by December 8 to fund the government or face a shutdown, which could distract from the tax debate.
The group is supported by United States weapons, air strikes and intelligence as they battle IS in Syria, where the fight is now focused on Raqa and the Euphrates River valley.
US officials have estimated that 40,000 foreign fighters have flowed to Iraq and Syria to join the Islamic State and other groups since the conflict there began.
USA officials are working out what they will do with the man, if he is confirmed as an American.
He added, however, that as the two groups converge on the Islamic State position from opposite sides, it will get more hard to stay out of each other's way.
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Three players are now tied for the 73rd position in the standings with 409 points - Ryann O'Toole, Tiffany Joh and Ally McDonald. I was very happy for her. "But personally, I feel more comfortable to actually chase those top players from the back".
A senior aide to President Bashar al-Assad said the Government would fight any force, including the US-backed fighters, to recapture the entire country.
A federal jury convicted Khweis, 27, in June of providing and conspiring to provide material support or resources to Islamic State, and a related firearms count.
Khweis, due to be sentenced next month, said he had traveled undetected from Fairfax County to join the Islamic State in Syria but at the time of his capture had deserted the militants and was trying to make his way home.
In Iraq, Manning said, the handover to holding forces in Tal Afar in northern Nineveh governorate is ongoing and Iraqi forces continue counter-ISIS preparations for fighting in Hawija and Sharqat. "Air power will be the main determining factor".
Ousted Pak PM faces key by-poll test today
The Election Commission of Pakistan has set up 220 polling stations for the voters. ANP candidate Amir Bahadur Khan Hoti also has withdrawn in support of Kalsoom.
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