In video, man gives name as Anwar Miah and says he has been in Syria for nearly four years

A man who says he is a pharmacist from Birmingham has been detained in Syria on suspicion of being a member of Islamic State.

A video of the blindfolded man being questioned by members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a US-backed Kurdish militia, was posted on the Twitter account of International Volunteers Report on Saturday. The group said he had been captured in the city of Deir ez-Zor a month ago.

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