An Iraqi court condemned to death by hanging a German woman after finding her guilty of belonging to the Islamic State jihadist group.
She is one of hundreds of foreign jihadists held by Iraqi authorities, who in December announced the defeat of Isil after a gruelling three-year battle. She is believed to be the first European woman to be sentenced to death in Iraq in relation to Isil.
The woman, who is of Moroccan origin, was sentenced for providing “logistical support and helping the terrorist group to carry out crimes,” said court spokesman Abdel Settar Bayraqdar.
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