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  11/8/2013, Kislev 5, 5774

Hundreds of Britons Fighting in Syria

Director Andrew Parker of the MI5 domestic intelligence service said, Thursday, that hundreds of British citizens have traveled to Syria to take part in the civil war, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation.

Addressing a parliamentary hearing, he said most of the fighters are in the ranks of opponents to President Bashar Al-Assad.