HUFFINGTON POST
01/29/2014 09:43 am ET Updated Jan 29, 2014

Rebels In Syria Claim Control Of Resources

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Islamist rebels and extremist groups have seized control of most of Syria’s oil and gas resources, a rare generator of cash in the country’s war-battered economy, and are now using the proceeds to underwrite their fights against one another as well as President Bashar al-Assad, American officials say.

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