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