Turkish court arrests senior Islamic State figure -Anadolu

ISTANBUL, Sept 9 (Reuters) - A Turkish court decided to arrest senior Islamic State figure Bashar Hattab Ghazal Al Sumaidai, who wascaptured by the police, the state-owned Anadolu news agency reported on Friday.

The militant, code-named Abu Zeyd, was captured in Istanbul in an operation carried out by police and Turkey's intelligence agency, Anadolu said.

Reporting by Daren Butler and Ezgi Erkoyun; Editing by William Mallard and Leslie Adler

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