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British-Kurdish ISIS Fighter Executed for Spying

A British Kurdish Islamic State recruit from Coventry was executed by the jihadist group after being accused of providing information to intelligence officers, the Sunday Times reported on Sunday.

Mohammed Ismail, a Kurdish British national nicknamed Osama bin Bieber on social media because of his youthful looks, was killed after confessing to giving away information regarding the tightly-guarded movements of Nasser Muthana, an aspiring doctor from Cardiff who became a leading Islamic State recruiter and propagandist.

Details are only emerging now despite it being believed the execution took place in late 2016, a few months after Muthana was killed.

Read more at Kurdistan 24

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