Syria Kurds hand Baghdad 100 alleged IS fighters: Iraq security source

A US-backed Kurdish force in northeast Syria handed over 100 alleged Islamic State group fighters to Baghdad this week, a senior Iraqi security source told AFP on Sunday. The Iraqi fighters were being interrogated before being transferred to the judiciary, the source said. But an official with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied the handover had taken place. The semi-autonomous Kurdish administration is sometimes reluctant to discuss issues related to IS fighters or their families held in SDF prisons and camps. The Kurdish force has already handed over around 900 Iraqis caught fleeing th…

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