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Al-Qaida branch announces leader’s death in Syria

Al-Qaida branch announces leader’s death in Syria

Sep 23, – An Al-Qaida group in Syria says one of its top commanders in Syria was killed in an ambush by rival, Western-backed rebels in a northern province. It was the latest in rising infighting among rebel groups in northern Syria, where the opposition controls large parts of territory captured from President Bashar Assad’s […]

September 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Al-Qaida militants capture town in northern Syria

Al-Qaida militants capture town in northern Syria

Se p 19, – Al-Qaida militants seized a town near the Turkish border Thursday after expelling Western-backed rebels from the area, demonstrating the growing power of jihadis as they seek to expand their influence across opposition-held Syrian territory. The infighting — now engulfing many parts of northern Syria — threatened to further split opposition forces […]

September 19, 2013 | By | Reply More