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Iraqi government trying to figure out what to do with wives, children of suspected ISIS fighters

In a camp south of Mosul, the Iraqi government is holding 1,400 foreign wives and children of men suspected of being Islamic State fighters, and they are trying to figure out what to do with them all, Reuters reports.

Security and aid officials told Reuters that most of the women hail from Turkey, while others are from Russia, Tajikistan, and Azerbaijan; "very few" are French and German. After Iraqi forces pushed ISIS out of Mosul, many militants and their families fled to Tal Afar, and eventually surrendered to Kurdish peshmerga...

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News Posted By: theweek - Monday, 11 September, 2017