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A not-so-long-ago BBC sketch about "The Real Housewives Of Isis" is actually kind of funny and takes the edge off of more dire news from The Sunflower State . . .
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An American woman, originally from Kansas, has been arrested after organizing and leading an all-female military battalion on behalf of ISIS, the Justice Department said Saturday.
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Photos from a family blog called 4KansasKids show her and her children in the years they traveled between Kansas and Egypt, posing at the base of the pyramids in Egypt and playing in the snow in the U.S.
A 2004 article about homeschooling in the Lawrence Journal-World featured Fluke-Ekren and her children. She told the paper she pulled her kids from public school because she was dissatisfied with how her children were performing in public and private schools. Homeschooling allowed her to teach Arabic to her kids.
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An American woman, originally from Kansas, has been arrested after organizing and leading an all-female military battalion on behalf of ISIS, the Justice Department said Saturday. Allison Fluke-Ekren, 42, was first apprehended in Syria and transferred into the custody of the FBI Friday.
That affidavit from FBI Special Agent David Robins also alleges that Fluke-Ekren became leader of an Islamic State unit called "Khatiba Nusaybah" in the Syrian city of Raqqa in late 2016. The all-female unit was trained in the use of AK-47 rifles, grenades and suicide belts.
Kansas woman accused of leading all-female battalion of Isis fighters and planning attack on US college
A mother who lived in Kansas has been arrested on charges of being a member of Isis - and of having led an all-female battalion of militants trained in the use of AK 47s, grenades and suicide belts. Allison Fluke-Ekren was turned over to the FBI on Friday and is due to appear in court in Alexandria, Virginia, on Monday.
A former Kansas teacher who led an all-female Islamic State military battalion and plotted terror attacks on Americans has been nabbed in Syria, federal prosecutors said as they unsealed the criminal case late Friday.
An American woman has been charged with providing material support to terrorist organizations after spending years leading and training ISIS forces in Syria, the Department of Justice announced Saturday.
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