Australian ISIS fighters want out, while Australian teenager offers herself as bride

December 15, 2014 3:30 PM

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After Attorney-General George Brandis updated the nation on the death toll for Australians fighting in Syria and Iraq last week, news emerged on Sunday regarding around 12 Australians who feel tricked and want to return home. Also on Sunday, reports revealed that two young Sydney women—including an 18-year-old—have flown to the region to offer themselves as jihadi brides.

The group of men either made direct contact with Australian authorities, or asked their families to assist them. The Herald Sun reported on Sunday that the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) have been told of men who now feel duped after they enlisted to fight against the Syrian military...

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