Foreign jihadists should face trial at home, US tells Britain and allies

The US has said it wants Britain and other allies to try their Islamic State jihadists captured on the battlefield, which could set them on a collision course over the fate of the two “Beatles”.

The US is urging the UK and other members of the coalition fighting Isil to help deal with the growing number of foreign fighters that are being held by Syrian Democratic Forces partners, saying the militants should be turned over to face justice in their home countries.

The US-backed SDF is currently holding hundreds of foreign fighters, including Alexanda Kotey, 34, and El Shafee Elsheikh, 29, from London, and British-Canadian Muslim convert Jack Letts.

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