Female dorm fights, sex-obsessed fighters, ‘jihadi Tinder’

Updated 0712 GMT (1512 HKT) July 17, 2017

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Ain Issa, Syria (CNN)They tell stories that their lives depend upon. All insist they were shocked and appalled when they learned what ISIS was really like. They are the former brides of ISIS fighters — once lured into living in the so-called caliphate — now stuck between the militants’ crumbling stronghold and home countries that most likely don’t want them back.

    Kurdish forces guard the jail in Ain Issa, Syria.Kurdish forces guard the jail in Ain Issa, Syria.
    Wives of ISIS fighters and their children.Wives of ISIS fighters and their children.
        An ISIS bride wrings her hands.An ISIS bride wrings her hands.
          May, an English teacher from Homs, Syria.May, an English teacher from Homs, Syria.
          May sits in the jail as children play around her.May sits in the jail as children play around her.
          The daughter of an ISIS bride sits on her own in the jail.The daughter of an ISIS bride sits on her own in the jail.
          A chain link fence surrounding the jail.A chain link fence surrounding the jail.

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