‘This isn’t over’: Islamic State loyalties linger despite defeat

Women walk with their belongings near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Rodi Said

DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria (Reuters) – Having joined Islamic State in Syria four years ago, the Algerian woman only abandoned the jihadists’ last scrap of besieged territory when her daughter was shot in the leg. “I don’t regret it, even now … If my daughter was not injured, I would have stayed,” said the woman, […]

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