Up to 7,000 foreign jihadis fighting in Syria, new study finds

03.01.2014                      02.Schwat.5774

Bürgerkrieg in Syrien:

Up to 7,000 foreign jihadis fighting in Syria, new study finds

Majority come from Arab countries; volunteers undergo radicalization, continue terrorist activities in countries of origin.

Between 6,000 and 7,000 foreign fighters have arrived in Syria to take up arms with rebels against the Assad regime, with a large majority of them joining jihadi organizations, the Nusra Front being foremost among them, a study released Thursday said….