Top Qaeda Operative Killed in Syria Suicide Bombing

(Al Arabiya) Abu Khalid al-Suri, al-Qaeda's representative in Syria, was killed Sunday in a suicide bombing amid intensifying infighting between rival Islamist fighters. Suri was a commander of Ahrar al-Sham, one of the main rebel groups in the Islamic Front alliance. He was killed along with six al-Qaeda comrades when a jihadist from the rival ISIS group blew himself up at an Ahrar al-Sham post in al-Halq.

2014-02-24 00:00:00

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