How An Ethnic Uzbek From Kyrgyzstan Joined Al-Qaeda In Syria (And Died)

White Minaret, the Russian-language media wing of Al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate, has provided an account of an ethnic Uzbek from Kyrgyzstan who fought and died for the group.

Twenty-four-year-old Usman fought alongside Jabhat al-Nusra and died in a recent clash with U.S.-backed militants near Azaz in northern Aleppo province.