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UK goes to Supreme Court to fight return of IS bride

Jul. 31, 2020 9:56 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British government is going to the U.K.'s Supreme Court to challenge the return of a woman who ran away from home as a teenager in London to join the Islamic State group. A lower appeals court ruled earlier this month that Shamima Begum had the right to come back to her home home country...

This undated photo shows Shamima Begum, one of three east London schoolgirls who traveled to Syria in 2015 to join the Islamic State group. Shamima Begum won the right Thursday July 16, 2020 to return to Britain to fight for the restoration of her citizenship, which was revoked on national security grounds. (PA via AP)

IS bride to return to UK to fight for British citizenship

Jul. 16, 2020 8:31 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A U.K. woman who as a teenager ran away to join the Islamic State group won the right Thursday to return to Britain to fight for the restoration of her citizenship, which was revoked on national security grounds. Shamima Begum was one of three east London schoolgirls who traveled to Syria in...