Syrian militant group unites with al-Qaeda in Iraq

Al-Qaeda's branch in Iraq and the most powerful rebel extremist group in Syria have officially joined ranks against President Bashar Assad to forge a potentially formidable militant force in the Middle East.


The merger of the Islamic State in Iraq and Jabhat al-Nusra forms a new entity that could be an even stronger opponent in the fight to topple Assad and become a dominant player in what eventually replaces his regime. (AP)


פרסום ראשון: 04.09.13, 23:53