West Yorkshire Police said the CPS had found there was not sufficient evidence to charge the teen with racially-aggravated assault of the Syrian boy.
Shamima Begum's lawyer Tasnime Akunjee said they have "strong but as yet unconfirmed reports" that her son has died.
U.S.-backed fighters trucked out civilians from the last speck of the Islamic State group's dying "caliphate" in Syria on Friday, eager to press on with the battle to crush the jihadists. More than four years after ISIS overran large parts of Syria and neighboring Iraq and declared a "caliphate," it has lost all of it but a tiny patch in the village of Baghouz near the Iraqi border. (AFP)
Home Secretary Sajid Javid said he will not hesitate to stop Britons who left the UK to join IS - like schoolgirl Shamima Begum - from returning.
Kurdish news outlet Rudaw reported that two British special forces soldiers were seriously injured in a missile attack by Islamic State in the town of Deir al-Zour.
Abdullah Kattineh, 19, has been given a university grant worth almost £50,000.