'Strong reports' IS teen bride's baby has died

'Strong reports' IS teen bride's baby has died”

Miss Begum has said in past interviews that her son, whom she named Jarah, was her third child after the previous two had died in Syria.

In a tweet on Friday, lawyer Mr Akanke said there were "strong reports" the baby had died. "He was a British Citizen", her family's lawyer Tasnime Akunjee wrote on Twitter.

However, Mustafa Bali, the spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, which is leading the fight against Isis, said claims of the infant's death were "fake".

Begum left the country from Bethnal Green in east London to join Islamic State aged just 15.

She was found by a journalist living in a refugee camp in northern Syria after reportedly leaving Baghuz - IS's last stronghold. But sources told Sky News Begum's son is "alive and healthy" and rejected the claim he had died.

Home Secretary Sajid Javid stripped her of her British citizenship in an effort to block her return.

Asked whether there was any plan for Ms Begum's son, Mr Javid told the Commons Home Affairs Committee it would be "incredibly difficult" for the Government to facilitate the return of a child from Syria.

More news: Scarlets-Ospreys merger 'off the table'

The 19-year-old resurfaced in February at a refugee camp in Syria with her new baby, who is believed to have been born last month.

Mr Avid previously said that the revocation of Ms Begum's citizenship would not apply to her son, saying: "Children should not suffer, so if a parent does lose their British citizenship it does not affect the rights of their child".

"We further understand that indeed she and her child had been threatened by others at the Al-Hol camp".

"I'm still in that mentality of planes over my head, emergency backpacks, would be a big shock to go back to the United Kingdom and start again", she said.

She resurfaced heavily-pregnant at the Syrian refugee camp last month and spoke of her desire to return to the United Kingdom, as the self-styled caliphate collapsed.

Under global law, the United Kingdom can revoke a citizenship of a British national only if the individual would not be made stateless. However, this looks unlikely as The Netherlands authorities have said that they will not assist their own nationals returning from fighting in Syria, so are unlikely to help a foreign national.

Like this



12 May 2020
Canada’s entertainment industry is losing millions due to the coronavirus pandemic
It was supposed to be opened sometime in 2021, but there is expected to now be a significant delay in this timeline. Another significant effect of the crisis has been to stall existing construction projects.

30 August 2019
The FIBA Basketball World Cup Is Starting, Can Someone Stop Team USA?
The two Balkan sides have a bunch of NBA stars in their ranks, as well as players from the top European basketball leagues. The teams will then have the chance to rest for 2 days, before returning for the second group stage on September 7 th .

08 March 2019
Elizabeth Warren seeks to break up Google, Facebook and Amazon
Wooooh!' As opposed to saying , these are actually big media companies and your information is a commodity. Warren argued that her plan won't deprive consumers of the benefits of Amazon, Google, and Facebook.

08 March 2019
Democrats unveil 'Save The Internet Act' to restore net neutrality laws
Obviously, the FCC has already voted to kill Title II protections on a federal level - that happened way back in December of 2017. This term's larger Senate Republican majority, and the likely need for 60 votes, makes the fight all the more hard in 2019.

08 March 2019
Confirmed! New Samsung Galaxy device will offer private key storage
You can pre-order the new Galaxy S10 now with big discounts and free wireless earbuds for instance at Sam's Club . The Galaxy S10 comes with a 6.1-inch screen and three cameras in the back plus one on the front.

08 March 2019
OECD Says Global Growth Slowing; Cuts Global Growth Forecasts
OECD Chief Economist Laurence Boone claimed that current trade talks between China and the U.S. offered little hope. The gross domestic product to shrink in 2019, by 0.2 percent, in 2020, a slight increase of 0.5 percent.

08 March 2019
IL sheriff’s deputy killed in shooting; suspect in custody
Prosecutors in Winnebago County had issued an arrest warrant for Brown on an attempted murder charge with a bond of $5 million. Brown's vehicle was spotted headed south on Interstate 55 and police were chasing him toward Lincoln, WLS-TV reported.

08 March 2019
Soon there will be only one Blockbuster store left in the world
But competition from on-demand movie-streaming services like Netflix and Hulu forced Blockbuster to declare bankruptcy in 2010. While Blockbusters across the globe have close their doors, the Bend location seems to be doing just fine business-wise.

08 March 2019
Saints back out of Antonio Brown sweepstakes
For what it's worth, NFL Network is the only outlet to have reported the deal and it has not been made official by either team. According to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport , Pittsburgh is close to finalizing a deal with the Buffalo Bills .

12 February 2018
Top 10 Gambling Nations Ever
According to the European Gaming and Betting Association, it violated EU rules and thus requested European commission to amend it. There are VLT or Video Lottery Terminals ticket lotteries, bingo halls, race tracks, commercial casinos available in the country.