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ISIL has used the Twitter hashtag, 'Friday Migration to the Islamic Caliphate', which is seen above pasted to an image of child soldiers, to draw foreign fighters to Iraq and Syria. The group has recruited children to carry out suicide bombing missions, according to Human Rights Watch. [Snapshot from a jihadist Twitter account]

Life under ISIL caliphate: a lifestyle alien to Syrian society

While the number of foreign fighters in the ranks of the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' are lower than the group claims, their brutality is well-known in areas of I...

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