Muhammed Amin, 80-year-old Islamic State fighter, and reportedly a member of China’s Uygur minority, is seen with another IS member in Syria, in this image from a 2015 propaganda video. Photo: Handout

From China, Chechnya and beyond, foreign jihadists flocked to Syria. Is Idlib their final stand?

A Uygur force of up to several thousand fighters is based in Idlib’s southwest, where they have become one of the Syrian rebels’ ‘most potent factions’ ahead of a much-anticipated government attack

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Muhammed Amin, 80-year-old Islamic State fighter, and reportedly a member of China’s Uygur minority, is seen with another IS member in Syria, in this image from a 2015 propaganda video. Photo: Handout
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