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ISIS 'White Widow' will be in Syria until she dies says fellow jihadi bride.

Byline: AMARDEEP BASSEY News Reporter @birminghammail

PUNK rocker turned Islamic State poster girl Sally Jones will stay holed up in the crumbling caliphate until she dies, according to a fellow jihadi bride.

The 50-year-old terror recruiter, nicknamed the "White Widow", is the widow of Birmingham computer hacker Junaid Hussain, who was killed in a drone strike.

She was thought to be desperate to return to the UK as Iraqi forces closed in on ISIS's last major strongholds.

But a friend in Syria said that mumof-two Jones will stay with ISIS "until she dies" and that she "will never leave the caliphate."

Speaking from Raqqa, fellow jihadi bride Aisha said Jones had recently fled the de-facto ISIS capital in Syria for al-Mayadeen further to the east.

"I am full of admiration for her," she said. "Muslims from the outside are not like us.

"A convert will catch Islam tightly and not let go. Because she is a Muslim she will come here and never leave.

"She ran to al-Mayadeen but she told me she would stay until she dies. She doesn't want to go anywhere."

The revelation contradicted reports last week claiming Jones was keen to return home to her family in Chatham.

Jones' journey from all-girl punk band Krunch to chief recruiter and trainer of ISIS female fighters has seen her top an SAS hitlist of most wanted terrorists - a position once occupied by her husband Hussain, the man who set up the ISIS Cyber Caliphate Division which breached US government military websites.

A prolific social media user herself, Jones later tweeted that she was proud her "husband was killed by the biggest enemy of Allah" and hinted at wanting to find paradise herself by becoming a suicide bomber.

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Date:Jul 12, 2017
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