Middle East
Foreign fighters look to aid Syria's rebels
In an exclusive report, rebels in Idlib tell Al Jazeera why foreign fighters are joining their ranks.
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2012 16:52

The international community says it is concerned about the presence of foreign fighters in Syria.

While opposition groups do not deny their existence, they insist their numbers are small.

Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr, who met with members of a brigade led by a Libyan in Idlib province, has this exclusive report.


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