Wife of ISIS terrorist plead guilty in Australia

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The wife of one of Australia’s most notorious extremists, Mohamed Elomar, has pleaded guilty to
supporting overseas terrorism.

Fatima Elomar was intercepted at Sydney Airport in May last year as she tried to board an international
flight.
Cash, camouflage gear and medical supplies were found in her luggage.

She pleaded guilty to supporting incursions into a foreign state with the intention of engaging in hostile
activities.

Mohamed Elomar travelled to Syria and then Iraq in 2013 to fight with Islamic State (IS).
He was joined by fellow Australian Khaled Sharrouf.

The pair came to public attention last year after they posted pictures of themselves posing with severed heads to social media.

One of those images showed Sharrouf’s seven-year-old son holding up the severed head of a
Syrian soldier.

It is believed Elomar died in June during an air strike on a convoy of vehicles near IS’s self-declared capital of Raqqa in Syria.

The Australian government estimated in September that around 120 Australians were currently in Iraq and Syria to support IS and other terror groups.

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