British IS runaway teen's baby son dies in Syria

Ms Begum and her newborn son in a Syrian refugee camp

But Javid's decision to revoke her citizenship, deeming her a security risk, drew mixed reactions.

The Sunday Times reported that two women, who have a total of five boys under the age of eight, were also stripped of their United Kingdom citizenship after marrying into a terror cell linked with the murder of westerners.

Ahmed Ali said Ms Begum, who travelled from London to Syria aged 15, had "done wrong without realising it".

Begum said she never wanted to be an IS "poster girl" and only wished to raise her baby in the United Kingdom quietly.

The UK Home Office said it did not comment on individual cases, adding that "decisions to withdraw citizenship from individuals were evidence-based and not taken lightly". It was reported that the sisters left for Syria in 2013.

Quoting legal sources, the paper named the women as Reema Iqbal, 30, and her sister Zara, 28, whose parents are originally from Pakistan.

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

The baby died of pneumonia, according to a medical certificate, the BBC reported Friday.

"When this issue started I said, at the time, I thought she should be allowed to come to this country [the UK] for the sake of the child and the woman should face trial".

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The Observatory, which relies on a network of sources inside Syria, said artillery fire and air strikes continued into the night. SDF resumed its offensive to recapture Baghouz last Friday, after a two-week pause to allow for the evacuation of civilians.

The lawyer for the family of Shamima Begum, Mohammed T Akunjee, said: "I can confirm that it is our understanding that Shamima has been moved from Al-Hol due to safety concerns around her and her baby".

"Sadly in this case, as we know, it wasn't possible".

Ms Abbott called the baby's death a "stain on the conscience of this Government".

Phillip Lee, a former justice minister and member of May's party, said he had been deeply concerned by the decision.

Mr Hunt said the boy's death was "incredibly distressing and sad situation" but that it was too risky to dispatch officials to the war zone.

Begum's fate has sparked heated debate in Britain, which like many other countries is facing a dilemma over whether to allow jihadists and IS sympathisers home to face prosecution, or stop them from returning at all.

"The Home Secretary failed this British child and he has a lot to answer for".

"The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has consistently advised against travel to Syria since April 2011". She is a product of our society. and I think we had a moral responsibility to her and to her baby, Jarrah.

In earlier interviews, Begum said that while she did not agree with everything the terror group had done, she has "no regrets" about joining ISIS and suggested that air strikes against the terror group in Syria somehow "justified" the Manchester Arena terror attack.

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