Fmr detained Jihadist linked to Brussels

Former Jihadist Detained by the U.S. Linked to Brussels Video

Investigative Project on Terrorism

A pro-ISIS propaganda video released Thursday that celebrates the massacre in Brussels is linked to Moez Bin Abdul Qadir Fezzani, aka “Abu Nassim,” a detainee released by the Obama administration to Italian custody in December 2009.

Al-Battar Media, responsible for producing the video, is reported to be the media arm of the Kalibat al-Battar al-Libi, an elite Libyan-based ISIS unit with ties to the Islamists responsible for the Paris and Brussels attacks. Al-Battar is headed by Fezzani, an intelligence source tells the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT).

Confusion reigns over where he was held because U.S. and Italian media reports suggest he was held in Guantanamo Bay. However, U.S. government records suggest he was released to Italian custody from a U.S. detention facility in Bagram, Afghanistan. Fezzani used several aliases, which adds to the uncertainty. […/]

More: http://www.investigativeproject.org/5240/former-jihadist-detained-by-the-us-linked-to

American among dead at Syrian checkpoint

Woman from Flint, Michigan was one of three killed fighting with Al Qaeda rebel group.

The car they were traveling in was shot up by government forces at a checkpoint in Syria.

British ‘jihadist’ killed after car was riddled with bullets by militia groups at Syria checkpoint

Nicole Lynn Mansfield was shot dead by Syrian government forces along with two other Westerners - reportedly both British - The 33-year-old is from Flint, Michigan and converted to Islam several years ago following marriage to an Arab man
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Nicole Lynn Mansfield was shot dead by Syrian government forces along with two other Westerners – reportedly both British – The 33-year-old is from Flint, Michigan and converted to Islam several years ago following marriage to an Arab man

[UK] Anti-terror officials said the killings highlighted fears that many of the Britons believed to be fighting with terror groups in Syria could return to the UK to continue jihad having had firearms and bomb-making training.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2333781/British-jihadist-killed-car-riddled-bullets-militia-groups-Syria-checkpoint.html#ixzz2UuRyI600