UK to repatriate British orphans of ‘Islamic State’ fighters
25 November 2019 | 6:10 am
The UK government has arranged for British orphans in Syria to be repatriated to the UK. The UK now joins Germany in repatriating children whose parents were suspected members of the so-called "Islamic State."
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