US plans to deport American Isis suspect detained in Iraq back into Syria

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www.independent.co.uk—American Civil Liberties Union warns case could create 'constitutional black hole' in which US citizens can be deported to third countries

Assad demands US leave Syria, vows to retake US-backed lands by force if needed. Thomson Reuters President Bashar al-Assad said the United States should learn the lesson of Iraq and withdraw from Syria, and promised to recover areas of the country held by U.S.-backed militias. Assad said the government had "started now opening doors for negotiations" with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish dominated militia alliance that controls parts of northern and eastern Syria where U.S. forces are stationed. Responding to U.S. President Donald Trump's description of him as...