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Interactive: faces of foreign fighters in Syria, Iraq

Fears are mounting that foreign fighters returning from Syria and Iraq may pose a threat to the United States and Europe when they return. According to some estimates, 6,000 to 10,000 foreigners are engaged each year in fighting Bashar Al Assad’s regime – of which 10 per cent are from Europe. The National takes a look at who some of these men are.
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Fears have been mounting that foreign fighters returning from Syria and Iraq may pose a threat to the United States and Europe when they return. According to some estimates, 6,000 to 10,000 foreigners are engaged each year in fighting Bashar Al Assad’s regime – of which 10 per cent are from Europe. The National takes a look at who some of these men are.

Updated: July 12, 2014 04:00 AM

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