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Turkish Officials Say They’ve Captured Sister of Slain Former ISIS Leader

HeadlineNov 05, 2019

Turkish officials say they have captured the sister of slain former ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a raid in northwestern Syria. The woman, Rasmiya Awad, was captured amid Turkey’s ongoing offensive in northern Syria, which began after President Trump abruptly withdrew some U.S. troops from the region, clearing the way for the Turkish offensive. Turkey has been accused of committing war crimes against Syrian Kurdish fighters, including female fighters.

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