Westerners who have joined ISIS, other militant groups in Syria

Last Modified: Sat Nov 21 2015 08:48:05 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 1,800
    French citizens have been involved in jihadist networks worldwide. 185 militants are estimated to have returned to France from Syria. Of those 82 are in jail and 36 were under other forms of judicial control.
  • 720
    Germans have left for Syria according to German security services reports.100 have been killed there, while another 180 have returned to Germany per estimates.
  • 350
    Belgians had left to fight in Syria last year, per figures released by the Belgian Foreign Ministry.
  • 700
    and more British citizens have left for Syria, with about half estimated to have returned to the United Kingdom, according to British officials.
  • 180
    Australians are fighting abroad with 20 having died in Syria according to Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop who released these number in Januray this year.