SOHR: 800 Iraqi refugees return dwelling from Syria • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
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SOHR: 800 Iraqi refugees return dwelling from Syria

Eight hundred Iraqi refugees returned dwelling from northeast Syria on Thursday and a whole lot extra are to observe, a Syrian official within the area’s Kurdish semi-autonomous administration stated.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated the primary group left on buses by way of the Al-Yarubiyah border crossing.
The Iraqi authorities has “agreed to the return of (a complete of) 800 households,” the Syrian Kurdish supply advised AFP, including that lots of them had sought refuge in Syria after the Daesh group expanded its presence in Iraq.
That they had been residing in villages bordering Iraq, beneath the management of the Kurdish-led forces that rule areas of north and northeast Syria.
A senior Iraqi safety supply stated: “We’ve been checking their identities for safety causes for the previous yr.
“They’ve been affected by the tough financial situations in Syria.”
Family of jihadists, together with youngsters, are held in Kurdish-controlled camps in Syria’s northeast, the biggest of which is Al-Hol with round 56,000 displaced individuals and refugees.
Since final yr, Iraqi authorities have repatriated a whole lot of Iraqi households from Al-Hol.
The Daesh group dominated giant swathes of Iraq between 2014 and 2017.
Kurdish-led forces backed by america seized the group’s final territorial bastion in Syria in 2019.



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