Britain warns of Western jihadists returning from Syria

Ahram Online 15 February 2013

Islamic extremists from Western countries who have gone to fight in Syria could carry out terrorist attacks when they return home, British Foreign Secretary William Hague warned on Thursday.

Hague said war-torn Syria had become the "number one destination" for jihadists from around the world.

"They may not pose a threat to us when they first go to Syria, but if they survive some may return ideologically hardened and with experience of weapons and explosives," he said. (continue reading...)