PressTV-‘ISIL terrorists return to UK, US from Syria, Iraq’

A new report has found out that at least 5,600 Daesh terrorists have returned to their countries, including the US and UK, as the terror group loses ground in Syria and Iraq.

The US-based think tank Soufan Center published a report on Tuesday saying that those returning home will be a security challenge for years to come. They include half of the estimated 850 people that left the UK to join ISIL and also 400 of the 3,417 fighters from Russia; 760 of the 3,244 from Saudi Arabia; 800 of the 2,926 from Tunisia; and 271 of the 1,910 from France.

This is while Moscow announced on Tuesday that less than five percent of the Syrian territory remains under the grip of Daesh terrorists as government forces, backed by Russian air power, press ahead with an offensive to drive the Takfiri outfit out of its main stronghold in eastern Syria.

The Soufan Center’s report says the flow of foreign fighters came to a virtual standstill in late 2015, as the…

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