Syria Special: “Foreign Jihadists” — Who Are Jaish al-Muhajirin wa Ansar?

One of the insurgent factions that suddenly grabbed the attention of mainstream media, during the important victory at Menagh Airbase near Aleppo last week, was a previously little-discussed group called Jaish al-Muhajirin wa Ansar (Army of Emigrants and Helpers). In the Daily Telegraph, Jaish were suddenly “Foreign Jihadists” who “spearheaded the capture” of Menagh, a…