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Report: More than 75,000 Foreign Nationals Fight in Syria

If the Imams and political leaders of Sunni Islam can rally 75,000 fanatics to fight the Shia in Syria, they can rally 75,000 fanatics to fight anyone, anywhere.


Report: More than 75,000 Foreign Nationals Fight in Syria

Syrian site reveals partial statistics for number of foreign nationals fighting in Syrian Civil War.

By Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin

First Publish: 2/2/2014, 9:22 AM

Disturbing statistics have surfaced from Syria Sunday: over 75,000 foreign nationals have been fighting in the Syrian Civil War, according to a local website.

The majority are from majority-Muslim countries or regions - where foreign nationals have been stirred to join by government forces, national-cultural ideologies, and religious fervor. According to the site, 14,000 hail from Chechnya; 12,000 from Saudi Arabia; 11,000 from Iraq; 5,600 from Turkey; 4,400 from Libya; 4,000 from Tunisia; 1,900 from Pakistan; 1,600 from Yemen; and 1,200 from Afghanistan.

Statistics show that Israel may be caught up in the effect the foreign nationals - who are being trained to bring terror home with them - could have on the Middle East. Among Israel's neighbors, 9,000 Lebanese, 2,600 Egyptians, and 2,400 Jordanians have joined the war; as have at least 5,000 Palestinian Arabs.

Among Europeans, 750 Russian nationals, 660 Germans, and 450 French citizens have reportedly joined the fight.

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