The Seattle Times


Friday, August 29, 2014

At heart of fears over Syria, Iraq: Western extremists returning home

This image posted on Wednesday by the Raqqa Media Center, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows a fighter from the Islamic State group, armed with a knife and an automatic weapon, next to captured Syrian army soldiers and officers, following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa, Syria.