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Syria Foreign Fighters

Northern Ireland Man Faces Terror Charges After Fighting ISIS In Syria

AP | Posted 11.08.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — A Northern Ireland man who says he fought against the Islamic State group in Syria appeared in court Saturday charged with terrorism o...

15,000 Foreign Fighters Have Joined Extremist Groups In Iraq And Syria. Here's Why They Went

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.11.2014 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we look at the foreign fighters joining t...

How The World Is Trying To Stop ISIS From Recruiting Foreign Fighters

AP | LORI HINNANT and RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 09.03.2014 | Religion

PARIS (AP) — New laws make it easier to seize passports. Suspected fighters are plucked from planes. Authorities block finances and shut down radica...

Tracking the Sunni Foreign Fighters -- A Quick Primer

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 08.17.2014 | World
Daniel R. DePetris

What we are witnessing from ISIS is a full-on, blitzkrieg-like campaign leveraging conventional-style tactics forcing tens of thousands of scared Iraqi soldiers and police into embarrassing retreat.

Iran Prepared To Call For Withdrawal Of Foreign Troops From Syria

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

PARIS, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Iran's foreign minister signalled on Tuesday that Tehran could use its influence to encourage non-Syrian forces fighting in...

NEW FRONT: Assassination Of Syrian Rebel Commander Means War

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2013 | World

BEIRUT, July 12 (Reuters) - Syrian rebels said on Friday the assassination of one of their top commanders by al Qaeda-linked militants was tantamou...

Friend Or Foe?

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 12.24.2012 | World

ALEPPO, Syria — The presence of foreign Islamic militants battling Syria's regime is raising concerns over the possible injection of al-Qaida's ...

Jihadis Man Syrian Front Lines

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

TEL RIFAAT, Syria -- The bearded gunmen who surrounded the car full of foreign journalists in a northern Syrian village were clearly not Syrians. A he...