An ISIS Militant From Belgium Whose Own Family Wanted Him Dead

BRUSSELS — When the family of Abdelhamid Abaaoud received word from Syria last fall that he had been killed fighting for the Islamic State, it rejoiced at what it took to be excellent news about a wayward son it had come to despise.

“We are praying that Abdelhamid really is dead,” his older sister, Yasmina, said at the time.

  • Minicapt

    Sure they did; and the NYTimes is a reliable news source, and Mayor Bill is a rock-ribbed conservative.