A Dearborn man who was arrested on a Syrian battlefield and accused of helping ISIS is facing new charges alleging he was trained by the terror group, attended an ISIS camp and fired a machine gun on its behalf — claims that could send him to prison for life if he is convicted.

The man's family, however, has long maintained that he is innocent of any wrongdoing and that he was kidnapped by the terrorist group and held against his will.

Ibraheem Izzy Musaibli, 28, a natural-born U.S. citizen who has been locked up since his arrest last summer, is believed to be one of only two American men to be captured on an Islamic State battlefield and charged in the U.S. with supporting a terrorist group. He was captured last summer as he tried to escape a valley in Syria, where American-backed Syrian forces had been trying to destroy remaining pockets of Islamic State control. He was transferred into U.S. custody in July 2018.

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