But because the men are suspected of being members of ISIS, not Al-Qaeda, taking them to Guantanamo - where detainees have a right to bring habeas corpus challenges to their detention - would create a legal headache that national security officials want to avoid.
"We must absolutely prevent them reversing the situation by depicting them as victims. If they don't get justice, they will use it to fuel their propaganda".
Former child refugee Elsheikh was a mechanic from White City in west London, and Alexanda Kotey was from Paddington.
Under powers introduced in 2014, the Home Secretary can revoke citizenship from naturalised Britons - even if they are made stateless as a result - if they are considered to have behaved in a way that is "seriously prejudicial" to British interests - a definition which includes terrorism.
Meanwhile, Kotey, 34, who is half-Ghanaian and half-Cypriot, converted to Islam after falling in love with a Muslim woman and had two daughters with her.
Journalist Nicolas Henin says the two men should be tried in Britain, not shipped to Guantanamo Bay, because revenge will just breed more violence.
Redur Khalil could not confirm Sheikh's capture however, saying he had no information about the British jihadist.
American authorities were informed last month that the militia might have apprehended Kotey and Elsheikh, according to the Times.
The group's ringleader, Mohammed Emwazi, who was nicknamed "Jihadi John," was killed in a 2015 Central Intelligence Agency drone strike. Elsheikh was known for "waterboarding, mock executions, and crucifixions" of hostages. He was killed in a USA airstrike in 2015. Officials said he was the one who beheaded American and British hostages.
It is unclear if the Justice Department will prosecute the two men or when they will be turned over to the US military, the Times reported. "The Telegraph" past year reported that the two missing men were on a USA "kill list" reserved for senior Isil terrorists.
A spokesman for the US Central Command said yesterday that the future of the detainees was undetermined.
The defense official told Fox News that Kotey and El-Sheikh "are believed to have acted as guards and interpreters involved in ISIS' illegal captivity of Western hostages".
A spokeswoman for the United Kingdom foreign and commonwealth office spokeswoman said: "We do not comment on individual cases or ongoing investigations".
Channel 2 said police chose to make no recommendation and leave a decision on those charges up to the prosecutor's office. One reportedly concerns claims Mr Netanyahu improperly received lavish gifts from Hollywood and business figures.
Sports manufacturers Nike on Wednesday in faraway London unveiled the Super Eagles' home and away kits for the 2018 World Cup . However, the kit refuses to veer away from tradition, with the away strip using the classic all green look of Nigeria .
Exports have increased from a little more than 100,000 barrels a day in 2013 to 1.53 million in November. Crude prices have given up almost all of this year's gains, falling roughly 6% since late last week.
Manfra disagreed with Johnson's statement and said that all states have taken the threat of hacking seriously. Texas, California, and five other states claimed their voter systems have not been affected by the hacking.
The photo has surpassed Beyonce's twins photo and is now the most liked Instagram on the platform with over 15 million likes. The clip chronicles Jenner's pregnancy, and includes reactions from her friends and family .
Same-sex unions was legalised in May 2017 after the Supreme Court ruled in favour of a couple who sued for marriage rights. LGBT activists said the domestic partnership amounted to a second-class status for same-sex couples.
Thursday's wild National Basketball Association trade deadline has had long-reaching ramifications, extending far beyond the pros. After an abysmal start to the season in Cleveland , Thomas was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers before the trade deadline.
Today, Edgar's and Kunitskaya's longtime manager, Ali Abdelaziz, indicated new fights were on the horizon for his clients. The organization finally created a 145-pound division in early 2017, but Justino was unavailable to fight for the title.
When Trump visited Paris last July for Bastille Day, he made no secret of his awe for the pomp and ceremony of the occasion. In a statement quoted by CNN , White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed the initial Washington Post report .
And rescue workers and doctors on the ground in Idlib have accused government forces of using chlorine bombs in the offensive. It is a weapon of fear, created to terrorise a population, even if it doesn't kill in large numbers.
Researchers grow human eggs in laboratory for the first time
Researchers must prove that the eggs cannot only mature, but do so without any abnormalities that could pose a risk to women. For the study, researchers at the University of Edinburgh took ovarian tissue from 10 people in their late 20s and 30s.
Flu season expected to last another 4-6 weeks
Frequently wash your hands with warm water and soap, avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth and avoid large crowds at all cost. Shereen Alikhan, a pediatrician, said doing so can especially help kids who are susceptible to getting sick.
Crucial iPhone source code leaks online
As per Motherboard , Jonathan Levin, an iOS and macOS expert, has called it the " biggest leak in history ". "It's a huge deal ". GitHub took it down shortly after it received the notice. "And now it's wide open in source code form", Levin continued.
Korea well for PyeongChang Olympics
He added that sanctions pressure would continue "until North Korea gets on a pathway to giving up its nuclear weapons". In allowing the ferry, Seoul treated it as an exception to the sanctions imposed on North Korea.