ISIS bride Shamima Begum is barred from returning to the UK to regain her British citizenship, the Supreme Court has ruled. She fled to Syria when she was just 15, but later begged to return home to the UK to give birth to her third child - who later died. How many children did Shamima Begum have? Shamima Begum has given birth to three children. Begum, who was born to Bangladeshi parents, left London in 2015 when she was 15 and went to Syria via Turkey with two schoolfriends . In Syria, she married an Islamic State fighter, Dutch-born Yago Riedijk , and lived in Raqqa, the capital of the self-declared caliphate, where she remained for four years until she was discovered in a detention camp . Her British citizenship was revoked on national security grounds shortly after she was found, nine months' pregnant . She has had three children since leaving Britain, but all of her infants have since died. Begum's fight to return to the UK from the camp … [Read more...] about Shamima Begum’s children: What happened to her three babies?
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After the UK Supreme Court ruled that Shamima Begum should not be allowed to return to the United Kingdom, public attention turned to the other two girls who fled the United Kingdom with Begum to join Daesh*. Amira Abase She was 15 when she travelled to Syria in 2015. Just like the parents of the two other girls her mum and dad said their daughter showed no signs of being interested in Islamic extremism. Despite tearful pleas from her parents, who begged Amira to come back home, she did not return. Amira Abase, pictured last September, has tweeted from inside the #daash for the first time @BinttAbbas pic.twitter.com/1dToacG34B — FenMorgana (@FenMorgana) April 26, 2015 According to British media outlets, she underwent a training programme in the city of Raqqa, Daesh's stronghold. In a conversation with a Mail on Sunday reporter Amira revealed that during the four-month programme, which was apparently designed for women who joined the terrorist group, the girls … [Read more...] about What Happened to Shamima Begum’s Friends Who Fled UK to Join Daesh?
Iraqi MPs have demanded the government probe US claims that local spy agencies collaborated in a bombing raid targeting militia's fighting Daesh*. Two US F-15E attack jets bombed buildings at the al Qa'im-Abu Kamal border crossing between Iraq and Syria on Thursday night. US President Joe Biden claimed the target was Iranian-allied militia which he blamed for recent attacks on US military bases and convoys in the country. US Defence secretary Lloyd Austin "praised our Iraqi partners for the investigative and intelligence work they did... that helped lead to these successful strikes," Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said on Friday. Hadi al-Amiri, leader of the Fatah Alliance in the Iraqi parliament, called on Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi to investigate that assertion — which was denied by the Defence Ministry . "Our intelligence indicates that, contrary to Washington's claims, Hashd al-Sha’abi [Popular Mobilisation Forces — PMF] and not the Iraqi Islamic … [Read more...] about Iraqi MPs Demand Probe of Collusion With US Attack on Anti-Daesh Militias