Muslim Brotherhood Establishes Militia Inside Syria

(Telegraph-UK) Ruth Sherlock and Richard Spencer - The Muslim Brotherhood has established its own militia inside Syria calling itself the "Armed Men of the Muslim Brotherhood." Hossam Abu Habel, whose late father was in Syria's Muslim Brotherhood in the 1950s, said that he raised $40-50,000 a month to supply Islamist militias in Homs province with weapons and other aid. The militias he funded were not affiliated to the Free Syrian Army (FSA). "Our mission is to build a civil country but with an Islamic base," he said. "We are trying to raise awareness for Islam and for jihad."

2012-08-06 00:00:00

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