BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:30 P.M.) – At least 590 Indonesians are still active inside the areas in Iraq and Syria that are controlled by the so-called Islamic State (ISIS), Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko stated, as quoted by the Straits Times.
“Nearly 1,500 Indonesians either tried to go or went to the Middle East to fight for the terror group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS),” the report claimed.
Another 86 Indonesians were returned to Indonesia, while 539 others were deported back to the country.
The Islamic State still possesses a presence in both Iraq and Syria; however, they are currently under attack by the government forces of both nations.
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