Shayma Assaad is an Australian woman, who travelled with her husband, Mohammed Noor Masri, to daesh controlled territory. Daesh, also known as the Islamic State, kept the population under its control under a strict and brutal interpretation of Islamic law.
Assaad bore Masri three sons.
In April, 2019, both Assaad and Masri made their way out of the shrinking enclave of Daesh territory.
- "PM 'won't put one Australian life at risk' to bring ISIS supporters home". MSN News. 2019-04-01. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/australia/pm-wont-put-one-australian-life-at-risk-to-bring-isis-supporters-home/ar-BBVt5KW?li=AAgfYrC. Retrieved 2019-04-08. "His wife Shayma Assaad is pregnant and the couple are parents to three boys aged one, two and three."