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Report: Islamic State Fighter Executes His Mother

An Islamic State fighter is reported to have executed his mother in the Syrian city of Raqqa after she asked him to leave the organization, according to a monitoring group. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the 20-year-old fighter shot his mother to death in front of hundreds of people at a central square on Wednesday. The observatory said the woman, reported to be in her 40s, had tried to persuade him to leave Islamic State and flee the city with her. She...

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