Surrendering families of Islamic State militants in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 14, 2019. Photo: Reuters/Issam Abdallah

Six killed as suicide bombers in women’s clothing attack people fleeing Islamic State’s last Syria zone

  • Blasts targeted surrendering family members of IS militants at three crossing points
  • Thousands have poured out of enclave at Baghouz, including surrendering fighters and civilians caught up in conflict
Topic |   Islamic State

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Surrendering families of Islamic State militants in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 14, 2019. Photo: Reuters/Issam Abdallah
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Families of Islamic State fighters surrender at a village in Deir-ez-Zor province. Photo: Reuters

As 20 Malaysians remain in Syria’s crumbling Islamic State caliphate, others are seeking to return home

  • Among them is Lidia, 29, a former laboratory technician with two young children
  • She is now among 13 Malaysians that Kuala Lumpur is trying to repatriate at a time when other countries are wary of accepting Syrian returnees
Topic |   Malaysia

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Families of Islamic State fighters surrender at a village in Deir-ez-Zor province. Photo: Reuters
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