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Al-Qaida-linked militants' advance throws west's Syria plans into disarray  

Syrian civil defence group the White Helmets extinguishing a burning car after an explosion in Idlib The west’s policy on Syria has been thrown into disarray due to sweeping advances by al-Qaida-linked militants in the north-west of the country, gaining the military upper hand in the largest area of opposition-held territory.

The assertion of control by Hayat Tahrir al Sham (HTS), the former al-Qaida affiliate previously known as the al-Nusra front and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, over the province of Idlib amid the scaling back of American support for rebel groups has led to fears that Assad’s allies...Read more HERE.

Published on 04/08/2017 @ 20h49   | |