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Syria's Al Qaeda Branch Kills Druze Villagers

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2015 | World

BEIRUT, June 11 (Reuters) - Members of the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front Sunni militant group have killed 20 Druze villagers in northwestern Syria, a gr...

Future Of Syria's Al Qaeda Branch In Question After Military Chief Killed

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2015 | World

By Tom Perry and Mariam Karouny BEIRUT, March 6 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's Syrian branch was left reeling on Friday after its military chief was killed...

Blast In Syria Kills Top Al Qaeda Commander Of Nusra Front: Reports

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2015 | World

By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT, March 5 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's official Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, announced on Thursday the death of its...

6 In U.S. Charged For Using Facebook, PayPal To Aid Terrorists

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 02.07.2015 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) — Six Bosnian immigrants accused of sending money and military equipment to extremist groups in Syria used Facebook, PayPal and other r...

Opposition Figures Claim ISIS, Al Qaeda Group Agree To Cooperate In Syria

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 01.13.2015 | World

ISTANBUL (AP) -- Militant leaders from the Islamic State group and al-Qaida gathered at a farm house in northern Syria last week and agreed on a plan ...

MONITOR: Over 500 Dead, Including 32 Civilians, In Syria Airstrikes

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2014 | World

BEIRUT, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 553 people, including 32 civilians, during a month-long campaign in Syria agai...

Leader Of Al Qaeda's Syria Affiliate Warns Of Revenge For U.S.-Led Airstrikes

AP | DIAA HADID & DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 09.28.2014 | World

DIAA HADID & DESMOND BUTLER, Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of al-Qaida's Syria affiliate vowed Sunday that his group would "use all p...

450 Suspected Militants Detained In Syria Border Crackdown

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2014 | World

(Adds casualties) BEIRUT, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The Lebanese army said one person was killed and two wounded during a search for suspect...

Al Qaeda In Syria Kills Captive Lebanese Soldier

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2014 | World

BEIRUT, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The Nusra Front, al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, has killed one of the Lebanese soldiers it had been holding in captivity, ...

Syria's Al Qaeda Branch Issues Warning To Lebanon

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2014 | World

BEIRUT, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, told Lebanon's Sunni Muslims they must support its cause or "pay the price" an...

As Syrian Al Qaeda Fighters Get Closer, Israel Concerned It Is Next Target

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 11.04.2014 | World

MEROM GOLAN, Golan Heights (AP) — For the first time in the Syrian civil war, al-Qaida fighters are hunkered down on Israel's doorstep, and Israelis...

REPORT: Syrian Rebels Sending Child Soldiers Into Battle

Reuters | Sylvia Westall | Posted 08.22.2014 | World

BEIRUT, June 23 (Reuters) - Militant Islamist groups in Syria are recruiting children as young as 15 and sending them into battle after promising th...

Joshua Hersh

The Only Part Of Syria's Rebellion The U.S. Won't Work With Is Quickly Becoming Its Champion

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

BEIRUT -- The past week of clashes between a segment of Syria's rebellion and a gang of jihadist militants has benefited the only rebel faction there ...

Joshua Hersh

U.S. Walks Thorny Path With Syrian Terrorist Designation

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's decision to designate a major fighting faction within the Syrian opposition as a terrorist group came at a ba...