The 16-year-old, Mila, who made remarks about Islam. Photograph: Quotidien

Until January 18th, Mila was an ordinary, 16-year-old French lycée student, with 9,000 followers on her Instagram account. That Saturday, the blonde, (...)

 Men who had been arrested by Syrian Democratic Forces soldiers over suspected links to the Islamic State being  held in Deir al-Zour province, Syria. Photograph: Ivor Prickett/The New York Times

Shamima Begum left London as a 15-year-old schoolgirl to join Islamic State in Syria. Four years later and with a baby born days ago, she has pleaded (...)