The Counter-Terrorism Force announced, Thursday, the arrest of an Iraqi national in the city of Gharyan, suspected of belonging to the terrorist organization "ISIS".

The Force's media office reported that the arrest of the suspect was in line with the efforts made by the anti-terrorist agency in tracking those suspected of belonging to terrorist organizations.

The arrest came as a result of a successful intelligence operation carried out by the Al-Hasm Brigade of the Special Forces of the Anti-Terrorism Force, it added.

The media office explained that the suspect, whose name was not disclosed, was arrested in a crowded residential neighborhood in the city.

However, the force arrested him in a professional operation without exposing the citizens to any danger, it added.