With the Islamic State caliphate nearly dissolved, Sky News has travelled to the country to meet those left behind.
Among them are British and other European citizens imprisoned in Eastern Syria – accused of fighting for the Islamic state – who now want their Governments to help bring them home.
Sky’s special correspondent Alex Crawford reports from north eastern Syria.
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