TWO more British jihadi brides who married ISIS militants are believed to have been stripped of their citizenship.
Two sisters, Reema and Zara Iqbal, have reportedly had their British citizenship revoked by the Home Office as they languish in a Syrian refugee camp with their children.
Reema, 30, and Zara, 28, married into a terror cell linked to the murder of western hostages after running away to join ISIS in 2013.
Between them the women, whose parents are originally from Pakistan, have five boys under the age of eight.
The Home Office said it would not comment on the case of Reema and Zara, which was reported by the Sunday Times, citing legal sources close to the women.
Zara was heavily pregnant with her second child when she made the journey to Syria and later had a third while Reema has two sons, one of whom was born in Britain, the paper said.
Their reported citizenship removal comes after ISIS runaway Shamima Begum was stripped of her British passport by Home Secretary Sajid Javid.
Javid came under renewed scrutiny on Saturday for stripping Ms Begum of her UK citizenship after it emerged her baby son had died in a Syrian refugee camp.
Ms Begum, who fled London to join the terror group aged 15, had earlier begged to return to the UK with her boy, but Mr Javid revoked her passport amid fierce public debate.
Stripping citizenship is only legal if the individual has a second one, and it was thought she may have a claim in Bangladesh because of her family background.
“This is really not a place to raise children”
Bangladeshi officials have denied this.
Caliph Mirza Masroor Ahmad, who represents tens of millions of Ahmadi Muslims worldwide, urged a Muslim country to “show sympathy to her” following Britain’s move.
“If the British Government has stripped her of her nationality then another country should adopt her, any Muslim country,” he told reporters at the Baitul Futuh Mosque in Morden, south-west London.
It emerged on Friday that Ms Begum, now 19, had lost her third child.
A medical certificate showed he died of pneumonia a day earlier, the BBC reported.
Ms Begum had earlier discussed her fears that she could lose the boy, saying: “This is really not a place to raise children, this camp.”
Her family, who vowed to appeal against Mr Javid’s decision, had also written to the Conservative minister, pleading with him to allow a safe passage for the boy to come to the UK.
On Saturday, his Labour counterpart, Diane Abbott, said he had “behaved shamefully” over the “tragedy that might have been avoided”.