Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
Will Yogi set store by the Supreme Court?
access_time 27 Sep 2023 5:08 AM GMT
The silent whimper of advasis
access_time 26 Sep 2023 4:31 AM GMT
The new Parliament
access_time 25 Sep 2023 11:49 AM GMT
Amid India-Canada diplomatic row
access_time 22 Sep 2023 4:00 AM GMT
K Radhakrishnan
access_time 21 Sep 2023 4:00 AM GMT
Schools breeding hatred
access_time 14 Sep 2023 10:37 AM GMT
access_time 16 Aug 2023 5:46 AM GMT
Remembering the Teachers
access_time 5 Sep 2023 6:24 AM GMT
Homechevron_rightWorldchevron_rightGermany brings back 8...

Germany brings back 8 women who joined ISIS from northern Syria

Germany brings back 8 women who joined ISIS from northern Syria

The German foreign ministry announced that eight women who joined the ISIS terror group and 23 children were brought back to the country from northern Syria overnight, considered to be the biggest evacuation since 2019.

"The children are not responsible for their situation... the mothers will have to answer for their acts," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in a statement, adding that "many of them were held in custody on arrival in Germany."

Maas said he was "happy" to have brought back people especially children to Germany, identified "as being in particular need of protection."

"They are mostly sick children or those with a guardian in Germany, as well as their brothers and sisters and their mothers," the foreign he said.

Germany also said that three women and 14 children were transferred to Denmark as part of the same operation, which was carried out with US military assistance.

The women are aged between 30 and 38 and come from several regions around Germany, Der Spiegel weekly reported.

In December 2020, Germany and Finland completed their last combined repatriation, bringing back five women and 18 children.

Show Full Article
Next Story